Spring Semester 2026

Academic & Planning Calendar

MLK Day (no classes)Monday, Jan. 19, 2026
Classes beginTuesday, Jan. 20, 2026
Last day to clear holds/enroll without dean's permissionMonday, Jan. 26, 2026
Last day to drop/add (two-week period)Monday, Feb. 2, 2026
Applications for May master's graduates dueMonday, Feb. 2, 2026
Last day for four-week withdrawalMonday, Feb. 16, 2026
Spring recess begins at 5 p.m.Friday, March 6, 2026
Spring recess ends at 8 a.m.Monday, March 16, 2026
Mid-semester GRADES DUEWednesday, March 18, 2026
Advising for Fall 2027 beginsMonday, March 23, 2026 
Registration for Fall 2027 beginsMonday, March 30, 2026
Last day for 10-week withdrawalMonday, April 6, 2026
Classes endMonday, May 4, 2026
Last day to submit master's thesis to Graduate Studies for format approvalMonday, May 4, 2026
Reading period beginsTuesday, May 5, 2026
Final examinations beginWednesday, May 6, 2026
Final examinations/reading period endWednesday, May 13, 2026
Completed master's thesis submitted via myBucknellWednesday, May 13, 2026
CommencementSunday, May 17, 2026
Grades dueMonday, May 18, 2026
Degree conferralThursday, May 21, 2026