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Academic Calendar for the Graduate Program

First Semester (Fall 2017)

AUGUST

7-11 Monday-Friday

Pre-term Meetings

12 Saturday

First-year Students Arrive / Residence Halls Open at 9am

12-15 Saturday-Tuesday

Orientation for NEW Students

14 Monday

Transfer Registration / Upper-class Students Arrive

15 Tuesday

FIRST-YEAR Students Register / Opening Convocation

16 Wednesday

Classes Begin

23 Wednesday

Last Day to Add a Class by 4pm / Last Day to File for December & January Graduation

SEPTEMBER

4 Monday

Labor Day Holiday / No Classes

25 Monday

Last Day to Remove "I" Grades Outstanding from Spring or Summer

OCTOBER

5 Thursday

Progress Reports Due

7-10 Saturday-Tuesday

Fall Break

13 Friday

Last Day to Drop a Class by 4pm / Credit by Exam for Fall 2017 Must Be On File in Registrar's Office

23-26 Monday-Thursday

Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester

27 Friday

Last Day for Voluntary Withdrawal

NOVEMBER

22-26 Wednesday-Sunday

Thanksgiving Break

27 Monday

Classes Resume

DECEMBER

1 Friday

Last Day of Classes

2 Saturday

Study Day

4-8 Monday-Friday

Final Exams

8 Friday

Residence Halls Close for Christmas Break at 5pm

11 Monday

All Grades Due at 7:00am

18-29 Monday-Friday

Holiday Break/College Closed

 


Winter Term 2017-2018

DECEMBER

11 Monday

Winter Term Classes Begin

12 Tuesday

Last Day to Add a Winter Term Class by 4pm

22 Friday

Last Day to Drop a Winter Term Class by 4pm

JANUARY

4 Thursday

Last Day of Winter Term Classes / Winter Term Grades are Due by 4pm


Second Semester (Spring 2018)

JANUARY

1 Monday

College Closed

7 Sunday

Residence Halls Open at 12pm

8 Monday

Orientation for Transfer, New, and Re-Entering Students / Registration for New Students / Advising for Returning Students

9 Tuesday

Classes Begin

15 Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday / College Closed

17 Wednesday

Last Day to Add a Class by 4pm / Last Day to File for May & August Graduation

FEBRUARY

19 Monday

Last Day to Remove "I" Grades Outstanding from Fall and Winter Semester

26 Monday

Progress Reports Due

MARCH

3-11 Saturday-Sunday

Spring Break

12 Monday

Classes Resume

13 Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Class by 4pm / Credit by Exam Must Be on File in Registrar's Office

22 Thursday

Last Day for Voluntary Withdrawal

26-29 Monday-Thursday

Registration for Summer Session and Fall Semester 2018

30-April 2 Friday-Monday

Easter Break / College Closed

APRIL

19 Thursday

Spring Awards Convocation

30 Monday

Last Day of Classes

MAY

1 Tuesday

Study Day

2-7 Wednesday-Monday

Final Exams

7 Monday

Residence halls close for non-graduating students at 5pm

9 Wednesday

All Grades Due by Noon

10 Thursday

Senior Investiture

11 Friday

Baccalaureate

12 Saturday

Commencement; Residence halls close for all graduates at 5pm

   


Summer Session 2018

Summer Session I (Three Weeks)

June 11 Monday

Registration / Classes Begin

June 29 Friday

Final Exams

Summer Session II (Six weeks)

July 9 Monday

Registration / Classes Begin

July 27 Friday

Final Exam