Student Employment Calendar 2023-2024

Below are important dates as it relates to student employment, both for international students and students who are eligible for federal work-study.

2023-2024 Academic Year

Summer Session 2023
F-1/J-1 students can work full-time on-campus (SCOL only) May 18 – August 12
F-1/J-1 students can work full-time on-campus (UCOL only) June 7 – September 11
F-1/J-1 students can work full-time on-campus (programs other than SCOL and UCOL) June 8 – September 9
Classes begin June 12
Start of graduate assistantship hire request submissions July 1
Federal Work-Study Hire Form Available July 1
Start date for using 2023-2024 work-study awards July 3
Deadline to accept Federal Work-Study funds via MyDU in your Financial Aid package July 15
Classes end August 18
Fall Quarter 2023
Classes begin September 9
Labor Day, university closed September 5
Finals end November 21
Thanksgiving, university closed November 22 – November 23
Winter Holiday, university closed November 23 – January 7
Winter Break, F-1/J-1 students can work full-time on campus November 22 – January 7
FAFSA Form Available December 31
Winter Quarter 2024
Classes begin January 8
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, university closed January 15
FAFSA Priority Deadline for Early Decision I & II, Early Action, Regular Decision, and New Graduate & Law Students March 1
Finals end March 22
Spring Break, F-1/J-1 students can work full-time on campus March 23 – March 31
Spring Quarter 2024
Classes begin April 1
FAFSA Priority Deadline for returning Undergrads, Graduates, & Law Students April 15

Last day of work-study employment for the 2023-24 academic year (SCOL students only)

May 16

F-1/J-1 students can start working full-time on-campus (SCOL only)

May 16
Memorial Day, university closed May 29
Last day to use Federal Work-Study for the 2023-24 academic year (all students except SCOL) June 13
Finals end June 13
Summer Session 2024
Classes begin June 15
Independence Day, university closed July 4
Classes end August 23
F-1/J-1 students can start working full-time on-campus (UCOL only) June 8
F-1/J-1 students can start working full-time on-campus (programs other than SCOL and UCOL) June 14

To learn more about the adjusted financial aid calendar for Academic Year 2024-25, visit the 2024-25 FAFSA Changes Page