Academic Schedule for the Division

  • The Summer Semester, a mandatory five-week resedential academic experience for Division students, starts the last weekend of June and ends the last Friday of July

  • Students enrolled in the Division’s summer semester are working to earn six college credits over a condensed, five-week period and, therefore, cannot be excused for any part of the period for any reason.

  • The Academic year begins in late August, when all Duquesne students return to campus to begin classes, and ends in early May.

Gussin Spiritan Division Reception

Currently enrolled Gussin Division students should plan to attend this special evening in mid-February on a Thursday or Friday evening. It begins with mass in the University chapel and continues with dinner and a program in the ballroom.

This is a mandatory event for all currently enrolled Gussin Division freshmen and other Gussin Division-enrolled students.