ATENEO DE DAVAO UNIVERSITY

The tertiary school calendar follows a two term calendar. Each semester comprises five (5) months of classes equivalent to eighteen (18) weeks of sessions. The basic education (high school and grade school) follows an annual calendar that includes ten (10) months or forty (40) weeks of classes.

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
ATENEO DE DAVAO UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL YEAR 2018-2019

FIRST SEMESTER

May 28-29  SAS / SEA First Year Orientation Program
May 31-June 1  SBG / SoN / SoE First Year Orientation Program
June 1 General Faculty Meeting
June 4-9    Enrolment
June 9 First Year Late Enrolees / Transferees / Returnees Orientation
June 9 International Students Orientation Program
June 12  Philippine Independence Day (Regular Holiday)
June 12  Scholars’ General Assembly
June 13  Beginning of the 1st Semester Classes
June 21  Mass of the Holy Spirit
June 22   School / Cluster / Department Orientation Day
July 11   Ignatian Conversation
July 13  University Lecture on Research
July 16-21  Preliminary Exams
July 28 Night with Iggy
July 30   Mass of the Solemnity of St. Ignatius of Loyola
July 31  Dugong Bughaw Blood Letting Day
July 31    Solemnity of St. Ignatius of Loyola
August 2 Deadline for Submission of Prelim Grades
August 9    International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 13   Mass of the Assumption
August 13-15  Ateneo Fiesta and Intramurals
August 15    Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady (University Holiday)
August 16    Fiesta / Intramurals Clean Up & Reflection
August 21   Ninoy Aquino Day (Special Non-working Day)
August 27  National Heroes Day (Regular Holiday)
August 28-Sept 1   Midterm Exams
September 8 Birth of Mother Mary
September 13  Deadline for Submission of Midterm Grades
September 13-14 Theology Days
September 19  Ignatian Conversation
September 21   International Day of Peace / Martial Law Commemoration Day
September 24-28  First Year Course Fair
September 24-29 Davao Association of Catholic Schools (DACS) Sports Fest
September 29  P.E. Day
October 1    Launching of the Month of the Holy Rosary
October 5   World Teachers’ Day
October 8-13   Final Exams
October 14    Start of Semestral Break
October 17-24   Faculty Inductee Exposure Program (IndEx) Batch 1
October 19   Deadline for submission of Final Grades
October 31 Special Non-Working Holiday

SECOND SEMESTER

October 29-Nov 3 Enrolment
November 1 All Saints Day (Special Non-working Day)
November 2 All Souls Day (Additional Special Non-working Day)
November 5 Beginning of the 2nd Semester Classes
November 8 Mass for Our Dear Departed
November 10  Orientation for the New Students
November 21  Ignatian Conversation
November 25   International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
November 29-Dec 5 Mindanao Week of Peace
November 30 Bonifacio Day (Regular Holiday)
December 1  World AIDS Day
December 2  PAGBABAHAGI 2018 Launch
December 5 International Volunteer Day
December 7   Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
December 7  Reading of Honors
December 8   Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (Regular School Day)
December 9    International Anti-Corruption Day
December 10  International Human Rights Day
December 13-19 Preliminary/Advisory Exams
December 14  University Christmas Celebration / University Service Awards
December 20 Start of Christmas Vacation
December 24  Special Holiday
December 25  Christmas Day (Regular Holiday)
December 30 Rizal Day (Regular Holiday)
December 31   Special Holiday
January 1, 2019    New Year’s Day (Regular Holiday)
January 3   Resumption of the 2nd Semester Classes
January 14  Deadline for submission of Preliminary/Advisory Grades
January 16  Viewfinder (SAMAHAN)
January 18     Ignatian Conversation
January 21-26  Business Week
January 23  University Lecture on Research
Jan 28 – Feb 2  Midterm Exams for Graduating Students
February 4-9  Midterm Exams for Non-Graduating Students
February 5 Fr. Arrupe Day
February 5-9   Arrupe Week
February 14  Deadline for Submission of Midterm Grades for Graduating Students
February 15  Ignatian Conversation
February 15-16  Job Fair
February 18 Mass in Celebration of the Festival of Excellence (College Days)
February 18-22  Festival of Excellence (College Days)
February 21  Deadline  for Submission of Midterm Grades for Non-Graduating Students
February 25 EDSA Revolution Holiday
March 4-9 Final Exams of Graduating Students
March 6  Ash Wednesday
March 8 CCO General Assembly
March 8  International Women’s Day
March 9  P.E. Night
March 15  Deadline for Submission of Final Grades for Graduating Students
March 16   Araw ng Dabaw
March 17   NSTP Graduation
March 18-23 Final Exams of Non-Graduating Students
March 22 World Water Day
March 24  Start of Semestral Break
March 25-April 2 Ateneo Student Exposure Program (ASEP)
March 29  Deadline for Submission of Final Grades for Non-Graduating Students
April 5  Baccalaureate Mass
April 6  Graduation Day

SUMMER 2019

April 1-6 Enrolment
April 8-16 8-day Seniors Retreat
April 8 Beginning of Summer Classes
April 9 Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular Holiday)
April 18  Holy Thursday
April 19  Good Friday
April 20 Black Saturday
April 20,22-25 Faculty Inductee Exposure Program (IndEx) Batch 2
April 22 Earth Day
May 1  Labor Day
May 20 Summer Break