Lancaster University Term Dates

Academic Year 2019-2020

Michaelmas Term:

4 October 2019 to 13 December 2019

  • Welcome Week: 30 September 2019

Lent Term:

10 January 2020 to 20 March 2020

Summer Term:

17 April 2020 to 26 June 2020

Degree Ceremonies:

Degree Congregations (higher degrees):  11 December 2019

Degree Congregations:  14-17 July 2020

Academic Year 2020-2021

Michaelmas Term:

2 October 2019 to 11 December 2020

  • Welcome Week: 28 September 2020

Lent Term:

8 January 2021 to 19 March 2021

Summer Term:

16 April 2020 to 25 June 2021

Degree Ceremonies:

Degree Congregations (higher degrees):  9 December 2020

Degree Congregations:  13-16 July 2021

A number of degree schemes, such as Medicine, observe different term dates.

Please note that the above term dates do not apply to postgraduate courses; please contact your academic department for more specific information.

For guidance on how our University term dates affect your ability to work or, if you are an employer, your ability to contract a Tier 4 visa holder to work, please see our guidance or visit https://www.gov.uk/check-job-applicant-right-to-work.