Academic Calendars

Please find our academic calendars and holidays schedule below:

Academic Calendars

Note: College Bridge students take both ESL and college classes. They should refer to the college programs calendar for start and end dates of college classes, and the Intensive English calendar for start and end dates of ESL classes.

College Programs

Intensive English

College Bridge/College orientation is held two Thursdays before classes begin. When making travel plans, students should make sure to arrive in Seattle a few days prior to orientation.

2016

SUMMER: June 27 - August 19
FALL: September 26 - December 15

2017

WINTER: January 03 - March 22
SPRING: April 03 - June 16
SUMMER: June 26 - August 18
FALL: September 25 - December 14

2018

The 2018 calendar is not set yet. Although dates change each year, quarters follow this general pattern:

WINTER: January to Mid-March
SPRING: April to Mid-June
SUMMER: Mid-June to Mid-August
FALL: Late September to Mid- December

ESL orientation is held the week before classes begin, over three days. When making travel plans, students should make sure to arrive in Seattle a few days prior to orientation.

2016

SUMMER: June 27 - August 18
FALL: September 26 - December 02

2017

WINTER: January 09 - March 17
SPRING: April 03 - June 09
SUMMER: June 26 - August 18
FALL: September 25 - December 01

2018

The 2018 calendar is not set yet. Although dates change each year, quarters follow this general pattern:

WINTER: January to Mid-March
SPRING: April to Mid-June
SUMMER: Mid-June to Mid-August
FALL: Late September to early-December

Holidays

2016

2017

Jan 01: New Year's Day
Jan 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb 15: President's Day
May 30: Memorial Day
July 04: Independence Day
Sept 05: Labor Day
Nov 11: Veterans Day *
Nov 24: Thanksgiving Day
Nov 25: Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 23: Christmas Eve Holiday
Dec 26: Christmas Day Holiday

Jan 02: New Year's Day
Jan 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb 20: President's Day
May 29: Memorial Day
July 04: Independence Day
Sept 04: Labor Day
Nov 10: Veterans Day *
Nov 23: Thanksgiving Day
Nov 24: Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 22: Christmas Eve Holiday
Dec 25: Christmas Day Holiday

*Classes not held, but campus offices remain open.