Events and Calendar

Events

For information on any Western Michigan University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences events, contact the Office of the Dean at (269) 276-3253 or send us an email.

Calendar

  • First Day of Classes = Wednesday, August 31

September

  • Labor Day: Monday, September 5 (No classes/No labs)
  • 2019-2021 Retirement Luncheon: September 9 from Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Trolley Dedication: September 9, 2:30 p.m., on the lawn of Floyd Hall
  • Fall Welcome Back Picnic: Tuesday, September 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Custer Speaker SeriesTuesday, September 14, 4:30 p.m., Fetzer Center | More information
  • Faculty, staff and students photo opportunity: Tuesday and Wednesday, September 20 and 21, Official University headshots in Floyd Hall Noon 
  • Engineering Expo: Wednesday, September 21 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. (no classes during event)
  • Fall All-Hands Meeting: Friday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (tentative)

October

  • Alumni Excellence Academy : Thursday and Friday, October 13-14
  • Homecoming : Saturday, October 15
  • Midterm Grades Due: Monday, October 17
  • Fall Break: Wednesday through Friday, October 19-21. No classes

November

  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday (starting at noon) through Friday, November 23 - 25

December

  • Innovation Expo: Friday, December 2
  • Fall Senior Design Presentations: Tuesday, December 6 (no classes during presentations)
  • Fall Final Exam Week Monday through Friday, December 12 -16
  • Fall Commencement: Saturday, December 17
  • Fall Final Grades Due: Tuesday (noon), December 20
  • Winter Holiday Closure: Friday, December 23, 2022 through Tuesday, January 3, 2023

January

  • First Day of Classes: Monday, January 9
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Convocation and Activities: Monday, January 16 (No classes/No labs)
  • Spring All-Hands Meeting: Friday, January TBD

February

  • STEM Job Fair (Spring Engineering Expo) @ Parkview: February TBD
  • Midterm Grades Due: Monday, March 6

March

  • Spirit Day: Friday, March 3 (No classes/No labs)
  • Spring Break: Monday through Friday, March 6 - 10 (No classes/ No labs)

April

  • Spring Senior Design Presentations: Tuesday, April 18 (no classes during presentations)
  • Spring Final Exam Week: Monday through Friday, April 24 -28
  • Spring Commencement: Saturday, April 29

May

  • Spring Final Grades Due: Tuesday (noon), May 2