Dates & Events

George Fox University parents are invited to take part in many events and activities throughout the year. The biggest family event of the year is Family Weekend. For fine arts, athletic, and holiday events, consult the University Calendar. We encourage you to be involved with your student's college life by participating in these great events.

Place these dates on your calendar!


August 9, 16, 25 Early Arrivals for Fall Athletes, Mosaic Scholars, and Honors Program
August 26 at preassigned move-in time Check-in New Students
August 26-28 Welcome Weekend (Families will participate in August 26 only)
August 27 Check-In for Returning Students
August 29 Fall Semester Classes Begin
October 1 FASFA submission open for 2023/2024 school year
October 7 Mid-Semester Break (No Classes)
Oct. 28-30 Family Weekend
November 24-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 12 Study Day (No Classes)
December 12-16 Finals Week
December 17 Residence Halls Close for Winter Break (Noon)
December 17 Midyear Commencement 
December 17, 2022- January 8, 2023 Winter Break
January 6 Residence Halls Re-open (Noon)
January 9 Spring Semester Begins
January 16 MLK Holiday(No Classes)
February 10 Mid-Semester Break (No Classes)
February 23 Collegiate Day of Prayer
March 25 Residence Halls Close for Spring Break (Noon)
March 27-31 Spring Break (No Classes)
April 2 Residence Halls Re-open (Noon)
April 24 Study Day (No Classes)
April 24-28 Finals Week
April 28 Baccalaureate (6:00 pm)
April 29 Spring Commencement (11:00 am and 3:00 pm)
April 29 Campus Housing Check-out (Final Day)


Megan Fisher

Megan Fisher

Director of Parent and Family Programs