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Academic Calendar 2017-2018


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Fall 2017 | Spring 2018 | Summer 2018 Session I | Summer 2018 Session II

Aug-17 | Sep-17 | Oct-17 | Nov-17 | Dec-17
Jan-18 | Feb-18 | Mar-18 | Apr-18 | May-18 | Jun-18 | Jul-18 | Aug-18

Fall Semester 2017

August - 2017

  • Wed-Fri, Aug 2-4 New Faculty Orientation
  • Fri, Aug 11 Summer Commencement Rehearsal, CEC, 1:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Aug 11 Summer Commencement, CEC, 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon, Aug 14 Final Grades Due, 8:00 a.m.
  • Mon-Tues, Aug 14-15 Teaching Center Workshops
  • Fri, Aug 18 Fall Faculty Workshop, CEC
  • Fri, Aug 18 Graduate Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Fri–Wed, Aug 18–23 Welcome Week:  New Student Orientation
  • Mon, Aug 21 August Orientation Session
  • Tues, Aug 22 Online Registration Begins, 7:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Aug 22 Drop/Add Begins
  • Wed, Aug 23 First Day of Classes
  • Wed, Aug 23 Opening Convocation, CEC, 10:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Aug 29 Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, Aug 29 Last Day to Drop with Refund, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Aug 30, First Day for Withdrawal with Grade of “W”

September - 2017

  • Mon, Sept 4 Labor Day Holiday
  • Tues, Sept 26 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W,” 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Sept 27 Withdrawal with Grade of “WP” for “WF” Begins

October - 2017

  • Mon, Oct 2 Deadline for Faculty Promotion/Tenure Applications
  • Wed, Oct 11 Semester Mid-Point
  • Fri, Oct 13 Mid-Term Grades Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Mon, Oct 16 Deadline for Faculty Sabbatical/Study Leave Applications
  • Mon-Tues, Oct 16-17 Fall Break
  • Fri, Oct 20, Spring 2018 Textbook Orders Due
  • Wed, Oct 25 Academic Advising Begins for Spring and May/Summer 2018

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November - 2017

  • Mon, Nov 6 Last Day to Withdraw for any Reason from Course or University with Grade of “WP” or “WF”, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Nov 8 Academic Advising Ends
  • Fri, Nov 10 Graduate Student Priority Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Nov 13 Priority Registration Begins for Spring and May/Summer 2018 (Returning Students), 7:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Nov 20 Graduation Application Deadline for May 2018
  • Wed-Fri, Nov 22-24 Thanksgiving Break

 December - 2017

  • Tues, Dec 5 Last Day of Classes
  • Wed, Dec 6 Academic Preparation Day
  • Thurs–Tues, Dec 7-12 Final Exams
  • Fri, Dec 8 Priority Registration for Spring 2018 Ends, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Dec 13 Graduating Student Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
  • Fri, Dec 15 Commencement Rehearsal, 1:00 p.m. CEC
  • Fri, Dec 15 Winter Commencement, 5:00 p.m. CEC
  • Sat, Dec 16 Residence Halls Close, 3:00 p.m.
  • Mon, Dec 18 Final Grades Due, 8:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Dec 18 Leave of Absence Applications Due for Spring 2018, 4:00 p.m.

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Spring Semester 2018

January - 2018

  • Thurs, Jan 4 Campus Housing Opens for New Students, 10:00 a.m.
  • Thurs, Jan 4 Spring Orientation
  • Thurs, Jan 4 Graduate Student Registration, 7:00 a.m.
  • Fri, Jan 5 Online Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Fri, Jan 5 Drop/Add Begins
  • Sat, Jan 6 Campus Housing Opens for Returning Students, 10:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Jan 8 First Day of Classes
  • Mon, Jan 15 Martin Luther King Day (Holiday)
  • Tues, Jan 16 Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes/Drop with Refund, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Jan 17 Withdraw with Grade of “W” Begins

February - 2018

  • Tues, Feb 13 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W,” 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Feb 14 Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” Begins
  • Wed, Feb 28 Mid-Point of Semester

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March - 2018

  • Fri, Mar 2 Mid-Term Grades Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Mar 2 Maymester and Summer 2018 Textbook Orders Due
  • Mon-Fri, Mar 5-9 Spring Break
  • Mon, Mar 12 Classes Resume
  • Wed, Mar 14 Academic Advising for Fall 2018 Begins
  • Mon, Mar 19 Spring Faculty Meeting, 10:00 a.m.,
  • Fri, Mar 23 Fall 2018 Textbook Orders Due
  • Mon, Mar 26 Last Day to Withdraw for Any Reason from Course or University, Grade of “WP” or “WF”, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Mar 28 Academic Advising for Fall 2018 Ends
  • Wed, Mar 28 Graduate Student Priority Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Thurs-Fri, Mar 29-30 Easter Break

April - 2018

  • Mon, Apr 2 Priority Registration for Fall 2018 (Returning Students) Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Wed, Apr 11 Scholarship and Awards Day, 10:00 a.m., Massey Performing Arts Center
  • Mon, Apr 16 Application for Graduation Deadline for August 2018
  • Tues, Apr 24 Last Day of Classes
  • Wed, Apr 25 Academic Preparation Day
  • Thurs-Tues, Apr 26-May 1 Final Exams

May - 2018

  • Wed, May 2 Graduating Student Grades Due by 12:00 p.m. (noon)
  • Fri, May 4 Commencement Rehearsal, 8:30 a.m. Curb Event Center
  • Fri, May 4 Baccalaureate, Curb Event Center, 1:00 p.m.
  • Fri, May 4 University Commencement Reception, 2:00 p.m.
  • Fri, May 4 Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Curb Event Center, 5:00pm (TENTATIVE)
  • Sat, May 5 Commencement Ceremony #1, Curb Event Center; 8:30 a.m. Student line-up; 9:30 a.m. Ceremony Begins
  • Sat, May 5 Commencement Ceremony #2, Curb Event Center, 1:30 p.m.  Student line-up; 2:30 p.m. Ceremony Begins
  • Sat, May 5 Campus Housing Closes, 6:00 p.m.
  • Mon, May 7 Final grades due, 8:00 a.m.

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Maymester and Summer Sessions I and II 2018
  • Mon, May 7 Maymester Registration Online, 7:00 a.m.
  • Mon, May 7 Maymester First Day of Classes
  • Mon, May 7 Priority Registration Online for Full Summer and Sessions I and II Closes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, May 8 Last Day to Drop Maymester Classes with Refund, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, May 9 Withdraw from Maymester Begins, Grade of “W”
  • Mon, May 14 Grade of “W” Maymester Refund Period Ends
  • Tues, May 15 Grade of WP/WF for Maymester Begins
  • Fri, May 18 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of WP/WF for Maymester, 11:00 p.m.
  • Fri, May 25 Last Day of Classes
  • Fri, May 25 Maymester Finals
  • Fri, May 25 Final Grades for Maymester Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Mon, May 28 Memorial Day Holiday
  • Thurs, May 31 Priority Registration for Fall Semester Closes for Returning Students, 11:00 p.m.

June 2018

  • Fri, June 1 Graduate Registration (Summer) 7:00 a.m.
  • Fri, June 1 Registration for Summer Sessions Begins, 7:00 a.m.
  • Sat, June 2 Summer I Housing Opens, 10:00 a.m.
  • Mon, June 4 First Day of Classes (SS1 and Full Summer Sessions)
  • Wed, June 6 Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes/Drop with Refund, SS1, SS2 and Full Summer Sessions, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, June 7 Withdraw with grade of “W” (Full Summer Session and SS1)
  • Wed, June 13 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” from SS1, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, June 14 Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” Begins, SS1
  • Wed, June 20 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF,” SS1, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, June 20 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” from Full Summer Session, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, June 21 Withdraw with WP/WF Full Summer Session Begins
  • Tues, June 26 Graduation Application Deadline for December 2018

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July 2018

  • Mon, July 2 Priority Registration for Fall 2018 Reopens for all students, 8:00 a.m.
  • Wed, July 4 Fourth of July Holiday
  • Fri, July 6 Last Day of Classes, SS1
  • Fri, July 6 Final Exams for SS1
  • Fri, July 6 Registration for SS2 Only, Begins 7:00 a.m.
  • Sun, July 8 Summer I Housing Closes, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
  • Sun, July 8 Summer II Housing Opens, 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon, July 9 First Day of Classes for SS2
  • Mon, July 9 Last Day WP/WF – Full Summer Session
  • Mon, July 9 Final Grades Due for SS1 by 4:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, July 12 Withdraw with a Grade of “W” for SS2
  • Thurs, July 12 Priority Registration for Fall 2018 Closes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, July 18 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” from SS2, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, July 19 Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” for SS2, Begins
  • Wed, July 25 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” from SS2, 11:00 p.m.

 August 2018

  • Fri, Aug 3 Deadline to apply for Fall Semester Leave of Absence, 4:00 p.m.
  • Tues, Aug 7 Last Day of Classes for Full and SS II Sessions
  • Tues, Aug 7 Final Exam for Full and SS II Sessions
  • Wed, Aug 8 Graduating Student Grades Due at 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
  • Wed, Aug 8 Summer Session II Housing Closes, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
  • Fri, Aug 10 Commencement Rehearsal, CEC, 1:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Aug 10 Summer Commencement, CEC, 5:00 p.m.
  • Sat, Aug 11 Summer Session II Graduate Checkout by 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
  • Mon, Aug 13 Final Grades Due, 8:00 a.m.

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