2024-2025 Academic Year


FALL 2024


AUGUST

August 26: First day of fall classes 

August 29: WashU Student Employment Fair |  Campus Departments

SEPTEMBER

September 2: Labor Day Holiday, No Classes

September 3: On-Campus Recruiting Opens

September 12: MBA Summit

September 19: Virtual Law School Fair & Asia- Focused Virtual Career Fair

September 25 : Fall Career Expo Day 1: Engineering, STEM, Health Care & Advanced Degree

September 26: Fall Career Expo Day 2: Business, Government, Social Impact & All Industries

September TBD: Student-Athlete Bear Networking Breakfast

September TBD: Reverse Student Group Fair

OCTOBER

October 3-4: Rosh Hashanah (Judaism) –*Begins at sundown October 2, work restriction sundown October 2 and continues through October 4.

October 5-8: Fall Break, No Classes

October 5-8: Fall Break Bear Treks

October 11-12: Yom Kippur (Judaism) –*Begins sundown October 11, fasting and work restriction start October 11 and continue through October 12

October 17 – 23: Sukkot (Judaism) – *Work restriction starts sundown 10/16 and continues through 10/18

October 23-24: Shemini Atzeret (Judaism) –*Begins at sundown Oct 23, work restriction starts sundown October 23 and continues through October 24

October 24-25: Simchat Torah (Judaism) –*Begins at sundown October 24, work restriction begins sundown October 24 and continues through October 25

October 25: SMP Alumni Networking

October 31: Diwali (Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism) – *Work restriction

NOVEMBER

November 27- December 1: Thanksgiving Break, No Classes

DECEMBER

December 6: Last day of classes 

December 9-19: Final Exams

December 19 – January 12: Winter Break

SPRING 2025


JANUARY

January: Winter Break Bear Treks

January 13: First day of classes

January 20: Martin Luther King holiday- No Classes

January 29: Lunar New Year (Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism)

FEBRUARY

February TBD: Spring Career Expo: All Industries

February TBD: Architecture | Urban Design | Landscape Architecture Career Fair

February TBD: SMP Alumni Networking  

MARCH

March 5: Asia-Focused Virtual Career Fair

March 5: Ash Wednesday (Christianity)

March 9-16: Spring Break, No Classes

March 1-30: Ramadan (Islam) – *Begins evening of February 28, fasting dawn until sundown

March 31: Eid al-Fitr (Islam) *Begins evening of March 30

APRIL

April TBD: Hire WashU Expo 2025

April 18: Good Friday (Christianity)

April 20: Easter (Christianity)

April 13-20: Passover (Judaism) –*Begins sundown on April 12, food restrictions all days, work restrictions 4/12 sundown – 4/14 sundown & 4/18 sundown – 4/20 sundown

April 25: Last day of classes

April 28 – May 7: Final Exams

MAY

May 12: Commencement – Class of 2025