2022-2023 Academic Break/Winter Recess
Schedule & Holidays
In accordance with the Kansas Board of Regents academic calendar and State of Kansas holidays, the University annually establishes a schedule for the academic break, Winter Recess, and holidays as outlined below.
Fall semester final examinations conclude on Friday, Dec.16 and spring semester classes begin on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
- Last day of classes – Thursday, Dec. 8
- Finals Week – Monday, Dec. 12 to Friday, Dec. 16
Academic Break Dates:
- Saturday, Dec. 17, through Monday, Jan. 16.
Winter Recess - Campus Closed:
- Monday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 31.
State of Kansas Designated Holidays:
- Christmas — Dec. 26
- New Year's Day — Jan. 2*
- Martin Luther King Day — Jan. 16*
*Assumed holiday. At this time, the State of Kansas 2023 holiday memo has not been received. Check the HRM website for updates.
Discretionary holiday for eligible employees:
- The 2022 discretionary holiday may be used through Dec. 24, 2022.
- The 2023 discretionary holiday may be used starting Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022.