Academic Calendar

Find important dates throughout the academic year.

Fall Semester2017-182018-192019-202020-21
Residence Halls open Aug. 20 Aug. 19 Aug.18 Aug. 23
Evening Classes Begin
*Classes beginning after 5:30pm
Aug. 21 Aug. 20 Aug. 19 Aug. 24
Daytime Classes Begin Aug. 23 Aug. 22 Aug. 21 Aug. 26
Last day to add classes Aug. 29 Aug. 28 Aug. 27 Sept. 1
Labor Day – No Classes, Offices Closed Sept. 4 Sept. 3 Sept. 2 Sept. 7
Last day to drop classes with no indication on transcripts Sept. 6 Sept. 5 Sept. 4 Sept. 9
Official report date (census date) Sept. 18 Sept. 17 Sept. 16 Sept. 21
Early Alert (100/200 level) grades due Sept. 26 Sept. 28 Sept. 27 Oct. 2
Last day to drop accelerated classes (1st 8 weeks) Sept. 29 Sept. 28 Sept. 27 Oct. 2
Midterm break – No classes, Offices open Oct. 13 Oct. 12 Oct. 11 Oct. 16
Second half of semester classes begin Oct. 16 Oct. 15 Oct. 14 Oct. 19
Last day to apply for winter graduation Oct. 17 Oct. 16 Oct. 15 Oct. 20
Grades due for accelerated classes (1st half classes) Oct. 20 Oct. 19 Oct. 18 Oct. 23
Last day to finish Incomplete (I) grade from previous term Oct. 30 Oct. 29 Oct. 28 Nov. 2
Last day to drop classes with W grade Nov. 1 Oct. 31 Oct. 30 Nov. 4
Registration for spring term begins Nov. 6 Nov. 5 Nov. 11 Nov. 9
Last day to drop semester-long classes with WP
or WF notation or withdraw from university
Nov. 15 Nov. 14 Nov. 13 Nov. 18
Thanksgiving break – No classes; Offices open Mon & Tues Nov. 20–24 Nov. 19–23 Nov. 25–29 Nov. 23–27
Last day to drop accelerated classes (2nd 8 weeks) Dec. 1 Nov. 30 Nov. 22 Dec. 4
Final Exam Week Dec. 11–15 Dec. 10–14 Dec. 9–13 Dec. 14–18
Residence Halls Close at 7 pm Dec. 15 Dec. 14 Dec. 13 Dec. 18
Winter Commencement Dec. 16 Dec. 15 Dec. 14 Dec. 19
Semester Grades due at noon Dec. 19 Dec. 18 Dec. 17 Dec. 22
 
Winterim Term2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Dec. 18 – Jan. 13 Dec. 17 – Jan. 12 Dec. 16 – Jan. 11 Dec. 21 – Jan. 16
 
Spring Semester2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Residence Halls open Jan. 14 Jan. 13 Jan. 12 Jan. 17
Martin Luther King Day – No classes; Offices closed Jan. 15 Jan. 21 Jan. 20 Jan. 18
Evening Classes Begin
*Classes beginning after 5:30pm
Jan. 16 Jan 14 Jan 13 Jan. 19
Daytime Classes Begin Jan. 17 Jan. 16 Jan. 15 Jan. 20
Last day to add classes Jan. 23 Jan. 22 Jan. 21 Jan. 26
Last day to drop classes with no indication on transcripts Jan. 31 Jan. 30 Jan. 29 Feb. 3
Official report date (census date) Feb. 12 Feb. 11 Feb. 10 Feb. 15
Early Alert (100/200 level) grades due Feb. 20 Feb. 22 Feb. 21 Feb. 26
Last day to drop accelerated classes (1st 8 weeks) Feb. 23 Feb. 22 Feb. 21 Feb. 26
Spring Break – No classes, Offices open Mar. 12-16 Mar. 11-15 Mar. 9-13 Mar. 15-19
Second half of semester classes begin Mar. 19 Mar. 18 Mar. 16 Mar. 22
Grades due for accelerated classes (1st half classes) Mar. 23 Mar. 22 Mar. 20 Mar. 23
Last day to apply for spring graduation Mar. 20 Mar. 19 Mar. 24 Mar. 26
Last day to finish Incomplete (I) grade from previous term Apr. 2 Apr. 1 Mar. 30 Apr. 5
Last day to drop classes with W grade Apr. 4 Apr. 3 Apr. 1 Apr. 7
Registration for fall term begins Apr. 9 Apr. 8 Apr. 13 Apr. 12
Good Fri – No classes, Offices closed Mar. 30 Apr. 19 Apr. 10 Apr. 2
Easter Monday – No day classes;
Offices open; *Classes after 5:30pm in session
Apr. 2 Apr. 22 Apr. 13 Apr. 5
Last day to drop semester-long classes with WP
or WF notation or withdraw from university
Apr. 18 Apr. 17 Apr. 15 Apr. 21
Last day to drop accelerated classes (2nd 8 weeks) Apr. 27 Apr. 26 Apr. 24 Apr. 30
Final Exam Week May 7-11 May 6-10 May 4-8 May 10-14
Residence Halls Close at 7 pm May 11 May 10 May 8 May 14
Spring Commencement May 12 May 11 May 9 May 15
Semester Grades due at noon May 15 May 14 May 12 May 18
 
Summer Term2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020
Undergraduate 1st Session Begins May 14 May 13 May 11 May 17
Undergraduate 2nd Session Begins June 25 June 24 June 22 June 28
Memorial Day – No classes; Offices closed May 28 May 27 May 25 May 31
Independence Day – No classes; Offices closed July 4 July 4 July 3 July 5
Summer degrees conferred – no ceremony August 11 August 10 August 8 August 14
 

 

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