The following 2000-2001 Academic Calendar is formulated in accordance with Synopsis of Policies Governing the Academic Calendar at UIUC , adopted May 3, 1999.
Instruction Begins Wednesday, August 23 (to be treated as a Monday) Labor Day Monday, September 4 (no classes) Thanksgiving Vacation Saturday, November 18, 1 p.m. Sunday, November 26 Instruction Resumes 7 a.m., Monday, November 27 Instruction Ends Friday, December 8 Reading Day Saturday, December 9 Final Examinations Monday, December 11 through Saturday, December 16
M. L. King Day Monday, January 15 (no classes) Instruction Begins Tuesday, January 16 Spring Vacation 1 p.m., Saturday, March 10 through Sunday, March 18 Instruction Resumes 7 a.m., Monday, March 19 Instruction Ends Wednesday, May 2 Reading Day Thursday, May 3 Final Examinations Friday, May 4 through Friday, May 11 Commencement Sunday, May 13
Instruction begins Monday, May 14 Memorial Day Monday, May 28 (no classes) Final examinations (final class day or following day) Must end Saturday, June 9Term 2
Instruction begins Monday, June 11 Independence Day Wednesday, July 4 (no classes) Beginning of second 4-week period of instruction Monday, July 9 Instruction ends Wednesday, August 1 Reading Day Thursday, August 2 Final Examinations Friday-Saturday, August 3-4