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Calendar Information for Academic Year 2012-2013

Dates subject to change!

July 2, 2012 "R" Day – Reception Day – Class of 2016 reports to West Point
August 13 March Back from Cadet Basic Training
August 13-17 Reorganization Week
August 18 Acceptance Day Parade
August 20 First Day of Classes
August 24-25 Ring Weekend – Class of 2013 Event
September 3 Labor Day (Holiday – No Classes)
October 8 Columbus Day (Holiday – No Classes)
November 12 Veterans Day (Holiday – No Classes)
November 21 Compressed Class Day – Classes end by 1 p.m.
November 22-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
November 25 Cadets must return by 7 p.m.
December 8 Army-Navy Game – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field
December 14 Last Day of Classes – First Semester
December 15-21 Term End Exams (Final Exams)
December 21 December Graduation
December 22 Winter Leave Begins
January 2, 2013 Winter Leave Ends – Cadets must return by 7 p.m.
January 3-7 Winter Reorganization
January 8 First Day of Classes – Second Semester
January 21 Martin Luther King Day (Holiday – No Classes)
January 26 500th Night (Class of 2014 Event)
February 2 Yearling Winter Weekend (Class of 2015 Event)
February 18 Presidents' Day (Holiday – No Classes)
February 22-23 100th Night (Class of 2013 Event)
March 8-10 Plebe-Parent Weekend (Class of 2016 Event)
Plebes are released on Sunday, March 10 for Spring Break
March 8-17 Spring Break – Upper-class Cadets depart after last duty on March 8th, and return by 7 p.m. on the 17th.
April 19-20 Sandhurst Competition
May 2 Projects/Reading Day
May 10 Last Day of Classes
May 11-18 Term End Exams
May 25 Class of 2013 Graduation


Dates subject to change!


pdf download of 2012-2013 calendar

Debra Dalton, Parent Communications Liaison (845) 938-5650

West Point Directorate of Public Affairs and Communications

From time to time the USMA at West Point makes adjustments to the Academic Year Calendar. While we make every effort to ensure that the information listed herein is accurate, please be sure to verify the information by clinking on the pdf download or DPAC links above to access the official source of all information.