Academic
Calendar

Students may enroll and begin their program at Acacia University five times a year:

  • Fall Regular Session (16 weeks) and Session 1 (8 weeks)
  • Fall Session 2 (8 weeks)
  • Spring Regular Session (16 weeks) and Session 1 (8 weeks)
  • Spring Session 2 (8 weeks)
  • Summer (8 weeks)
Exceptions are Mentored Practicum and Portfolio Project for Administration majors and Special Education Internship which are 21 weeks each.

TermEnrollment opensClasses beginClasses end
Fall SemesterJune 14, 2022Aug. 28, 2022Dec. 17, 2022
Fall Session 2June 14, 2022Aug. 28, 2022Oct. 22, 2022
Fall Session 2June 14, 2022Oct. 23, 2022Dec. 17, 2022
Spring SemesterSept. 1, 2022Jan. 29, 2023May 20, 2023
Spring Session 1Sept. 1, 2022Jan. 29, 2023March 25, 2023
Spring Session 2Sept. 1, 2022March 26, 2023May 20, 2023
SummerJan. 23, 2023June 4, 2023July 29, 2023
Internship-Fall (Admin & SpEd majors)June 14, 2022Aug. 14, 2022Jan. 7, 2023
Internship -Spring (Admin & SpEd majors)Sept. 1, 2022Jan. 8, 2023June 3, 2023
Portfolio Project-Fall (Admin majors)June 14, 2022Aug. 14, 2022Jan. 7, 2023
Portfolio Project-Spring (Admin majors)Sept. 1, 2022Jan. 8, 2023June 3, 2023
Doctoral ResidenciesEnrollment opensDate/s of residency 
One-Day Virtual Residency #1

June 14, 2022

Sept. 1, 2022

Jan. 23, 2023

Oct. 22, 2022
Jan. 21, 2023

May 6, 2023

 
One-Day Virtual Residency #2

June 14, 2022

Sept. 1, 2022

Jan. 23, 2023

Oct. 22, 2022
Jan. 21, 2023

May 6, 2023

 
One-Day Virtual Residency #3

June 14, 2022

Sept. 1, 2022

Jan. 23, 2023

Oct. 22, 2022
Jan. 21, 2023

May 6, 2023

 
One-Day Virtual Residency #4

June 14, 2022

Sept. 1, 2022

Jan. 23, 2023

Oct. 22, 2022
Jan. 21, 2023

May 6, 2023

 
International Virtual Leadership ResidencySept. 1, 2022Jan. 9-15, 2023 

Hours of Operation

General office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time, Monday through Friday. However, students may communicate asynchronously with university personnel via the online course forums, the online messaging system, email, and the help desk when the university is closed. Instructors maintain scheduled hours of availability and are available for online discussion at posted times. The help desk is available for technical support. Help desk requests may be submitted at any time and are addressed within 24 hours.

Acacia University is closed on all U.S. federal and state holidays and on weekends. The offices will be closed on the following observed holidays:

  • New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (December 31 and January 1)
  • President’s Day (the third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (the last Monday of May)
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day (the first Monday of September)
  • Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday (the fourth Thursday and Friday in November)
  • Christmas Day and the day prior and after (December 24, 25, and 26)