The academic year at Illinois Wesleyan consists of two regular semesters followed by an optional intensive term during the month of May.  The full semesters include fifteen weeks of instruction and a final examination week.  The fall semester begins in late August or early September depending on the calendar of the year.  The term ends in mid-December, prior to the holiday season.  The spring semester begins in early to mid-January and concludes in the first few days of May.  The May Term fills out most of the remaining days of the month of May.

May 4th

First day of classes
May 4th
Last day to add a class
May 6th
Last day to drop a class

May 26th

May 30th



Final Exams

Memorial Day (no class)

May 31st
Final grades due from faculty