Every year, Wittenberg University hosts a wide range of events and activities. Scroll down below for events happening each month, and be sure to follow Wittenberg across social media platforms.

OctoberFriday11

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Friday, October 11thFriday, October 11thAmerica/New_YorkFall BreakFall Break begins after classes conclude on Friday, Oct. 11. Classes will resume on Wednesday, Oct. 16.Wittenberg University

NovemberWednesday27

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Wednesday, November 27thWednesday, November 27thAmerica/New_YorkThanksgiving Break  Wednesday, November 27 thru Friday, November 29, 2023. Classes will not meet during Thanksgiving break so that students, faculty, and staff members can enjoy the holiday with their friends and families. The university is officially closed for business on Thursday and Friday.Wittenberg University

DecemberFriday6

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Friday, December 6thFriday, December 6thAmerica/New_YorkLast Day of Fall Semester ClassesAll classes offered during the fall semester 2024 will conclude their regular meetings on Friday, December 6. Exams will take place during the week of December 9-13.Wittenberg University

DecemberSunday8

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Sunday, December 8thSunday, December 8thAmerica/New_YorkLate Night BreakfastJoin Wittenberg faculty and staff members for our annual kickoff of fall semester exam week. The menu includes fruit salad, waffles, pancakes, bacon, and hash browns.Center Dining Room; Benham Pence Student Center

DecemberFriday13

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Friday, December 13thFriday, December 13thAmerica/New_YorkWinter Break Winter Break begins following the conclusion of first semester exams on Friday, December 13, 2024. Classes are scheduled to resume on Monday, January 6, 2025. Happy Holidays, Tigers!Wittenberg University

JanuaryMonday13

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Monday, January 13thMonday, January 13thAmerica/New_YorkFirst Day of Spring Semester ClassesThe 2025 spring semester will open on Monday, January 6. Related Links: Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar Open Course ListingWittenberg University

JanuaryMonday20

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Monday, January 20thMonday, January 20thAmerica/New_YorkWittenberg Series: MLK ConvocationMartin Luther King Jr. Convocation 2025 Presenters TBA In collaboration with Wittenberg’s Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC) and the Office of the President, the Wittenberg Series annually includes the Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation. Wittenberg Series Home PageWeaver Chapel
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Monday, January 20thMonday, January 20thAmerica/New_YorkMLK Day of ServiceThe Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Civic and Urban Engagement will partner with local nonprofit Springfield Promise Neighborhood for this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Youth from Springfield Promise programs will be visiting campus and volunteering alongside college students in projects that highlight the legacy of Black leaders in ways that are relevant to the community today. This year’s project will focus on painting panels and pavers to be used in revitalization projects on the south side of Springfield. Designs will focus on freedom quilt patterns used in the underground railroad and quotes from Black leaders. Volunteers will also pack dental hygiene kits for the Springfield community and help with prep projects for the community garden. The event will take place in Geil Lounge on the basement level of the Benham-Pence Student Center from 2-3:30 p.m.Geil Lounge; Benham Pence Student Center

MarchMonday3

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Monday, March 3rdMonday, March 3rdAmerica/New_YorkFIRE WeekOne of the most exciting aspects of the Connections Curriculum is FIRE (Focused, Integrated, Reflective Experience) Week. During this time, students have a chance to engage in-depth with faculty and staff on a wide range of topics. Learn More About FIRE WeekVarious Locations
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