ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023
**Note** These dates are subject to change. Students should check their program calendars for the most up-to-date information.
The 2022-2023 Academic Year will begin on Monday, 01 August 2022 with U.S. Student Arrival & In-Processing for our Ft. McNair campus. Convocation & Orientation will take place the remainder of that week.
The 2022-2023 Academic Year will begin on Monday, 08 August 2022 with U.S. Student Arrival & In-Processing for our Ft. Bragg campus.
Phase-I will begin with the kickoff exercise on Friday, 5 August 2022.
Phase-II Fall 2022 will begin with Orientation on Monday, 12 September. There is a Research and Writing week for RDFP and JSOMA students the week of Sunday, 20 November. The Fall semester will end on Friday, 09 December.
Phase-II Spring 2023 will begin with Orientation on Tuesday, 03 January 2023. There is a Research and Writing week for RDF and JSOMA students the week of Sunday, 19 February 2023. Phase-II Spring 2023 semester will end on Friday, 31 March 2023.
An additional Research and Writing week will begin Sunday 02 April through Friday, 07 April 2023.
RDFP academic travel will take place the week of Monday, 10 April through Friday, 14 April 2023.
Phase-III Spring 2023 will begin Monday, 17 April and will end on Friday, 12 May 2023.
Completion of the thesis and the end-of-year exercise will take place for the remainder of May. Travel & leave is not suggested during this time.
McNair Thesis Symposium is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, 30 May through Thursday, 01 June 2023.
JSOMA Graduation is tentatively scheduled for Friday, 2 June 2023.
Fort McNair Student Recognition Ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Monday, 5 June 2023. McNair Graduation is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, 08 June 2023.
Each program has an online calendar that will be used to coordinate the teaching schedule and important dates/events. For students who would like to view the schedule for specific classes, please log-in to NDU's Blackboard portal which is available here.
In case of weather delays, CISA follows the guidance from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on government closing. For information on CISA class schedules for two-hour weather delays, click here for OPM weather delay information.