2015-2016 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2015) 
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2015-2016 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar and Registration Policies

Return to: Section 4. Academic Calendar, Admission, and Enrollment  

Please note quarter and semester start and end dates for the 2014–2015 academic year. Click on the links above to access detailed calendars for either the Quarter-Based Programs or the Semester-Based Programs. 

Walden University’s Academic Calendar is broken up into Quarter-Based Terms (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer) and Semester-Based Terms (Fall, Spring, and Summer). Within each of these terms, there are Parts of Term that correlate to specific course lengths. These calendars provide term-specific information and list the last day to add or drop a course (with refund) and the last day to withdraw with a grade of “W.” The calendars also contain coding that is aligned with the Office of the Registrar’s system for student registration.

For a downloadable (and expanded) Academic Calendar in PDF format, visit the registrar’s Academic Calendar web page.

At-A-Glance Calendar


Term First Day of Term Last Day of Term
Fall Quarter 2014 02-Sep-2014 23-Nov-2014
Winter Quarter 2014 01-Dec-2014 22-Feb-2015
Spring Quarter 2015 02-Mar-2015 24-May-2015
Summer Quarter 2015 01-Jun-2015 23-Aug-2015
Fall Semester 2014 02-Sep-2014 21-Dec-2014
Spring Semester 2015 05-Jan-2015 26-Apr-2015
Summer Semester 2015 04-May-2015 23-Aug-2015


Term First Day of Term Last Day of Term
Fall Quarter 2015 31-Aug-2015 22-Nov-2015
Winter Quarter 2015 30-Nov-2015 21-Feb-2016
Spring Quarter 2016 29-Feb-2016 22-May-2016
Summer Quarter 2016 31-May-2016 21-Aug-2016
Fall Semester 2015 31-Aug-2015 20-Dec-2015
Spring Semester 2016 04-Jan-2016 24-Apr-2016
Summer Semester 2016 02-May-2016 21-Aug-2016