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Academic Calendar for the Graduate Program

First Semester (Fall 2018)

AUGUST

13-17

Monday-Friday

Pre-term Meetings

18

Saturday

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

18-21

Saturday-Tuesday

Orientation for NEW Students

20

Monday

Transfer Registration

21

Tuesday

Upper-class Students Arrive / FIRST-YEAR Students Register / Opening Convocation

22

Wednesday

Classes Begin

29

Wednesday

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

 

SEPTEMBER

3

Monday

Labor Day Holiday / No Classes

 

OCTOBER

1

Monday

Last Day to Remove "I" Grades Outstanding

11

Thursday

Progress Reports Due

13-16

Saturday-Tuesday

Fall Break

26

Friday

Last Day to Drop a Class / Credit by Exam for Fall 2016 Must Be On File in Registrar's Office

29 -31

Monday-Wednesday

Registration for Spring Semester & Winter Term

 

NOVEMBER

1

Thursday

Registration for Spring Semester & Winter Term

2

Friday

Last Day for Voluntary Withdrawal

21-25

Wednesday-Sunday

Thanksgiving Break

26

Monday

Classes Resume

 

DECEMBER

7

Friday

Last Day of Classes

8

Saturday

Study Day

10-14

Monday-Friday

Final Examinations

14

Friday

Residence Halls Close for Christmas Break at 5PM

17

Monday

All Grades Due at 7am

18-31

Tuesday-Monday

Holiday Break / College Closed

 


Winter Term 2018-2019

DECEMBER

17

Monday

Winter Term Begins

18

Tuesday

Last Day to Add a Winter Term Class by 4PM

28

Friday

Last Day to Drop a Winter Term Class by 4PM

 

JANUARY

7

Monday

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


Second Semester (Spring 2019)

JANUARY

1

Tuesday

College Closed

6

Sunday

Residence Halls Open at 12 pm

7

Monday

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

8

Tuesday

Classes Begin

16

Wednesday

Last Day to Add a Course (4PM) / Last Day to File for May and August Graduation

21

Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday / College Closed

 

FEBRUARY

18

Monday

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

25

Monday

Progress Reports Due

 

MARCH

2-10

Saturday-Sunday

Spring Break

11

Monday

Classes Resume

12

Tuesday

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

21

Thursday

Last Day for Voluntary Withdrawal

25-28

Monday-Thurs

Registration for Summer Session and Fall Semester

 

APRIL

11

Thursday

Spring Awards Convocation

19-22

Friday-Monday

Easter Break College Closed

29

Monday

Last Day of Classes

30

Tuesday

Study Day

 

MAY

1-7

Wednesday-Tuesday

Final Examinations (No Saturday Examinations)

8

Wednesday

All Grades Due by Noon

9

Thursday

Senior Investiture

10

Friday

Baccalaureate

11

Saturday

Commencement / Residence Halls Close for All Students at 5PM


Summer Sessions (Summer 2019)

SUMMER SESSION 1 (Three Weeks)

June 10 Monday

Registration / Classes Begin

June 28 Friday

Final Exams

 

SUMMER SESSION 2 (Three Weeks)

July 8

Monday

Registration / Classes Begin

July 26

Friday

Final Exam