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Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

August 28      Early Orientation
August 31 New Students Arrive; New Student & Family Orientation Begins
September 1 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
September 2 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
September 3 Returning Students Arrive after Noon, New Student Orientation Continues
September 4 Labor Day - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
September 5 Classes Begin at 8:30 am
September 13     Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment 
September 22    Family Weekend - No Classes
September 23 Family Weekend - No Classes
October 2 Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit option or select the pass/low pass/fail option
October 3 First day to withdraw from courses with a W
October 9 Columbus Day - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
October 10 Student Long Weekend Continues - No Classes
October 25 Mid-semester grades due by 5:00 p.m.
October 30 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
October 31 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WF (fail)
November 2 Course registration for January Term 2018 begins
November 15 Course registration for Spring 2018 begins
November 22 Thanksgiving Break Begins - No Classes
November 23 Thanksgiving Day - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holida
November 24 Day After Thanksgiving - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
November 26 Residence Halls re-open at noon.
December 8 Last Day of Classes
December 11 Reading Day
December 12

Final Exams Begin

December 14 Grades for graduating students due by 3:00 p.m.
December 15 Final Exams End
December 16 Graduation
December 17 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
December 19 All grades due by 5:00 p.m.

January Term 2018

January 7 New & Returning Jterm Students Arrive; Jump Start Orientation Begins
January 8 Jterm Classes Begin
January 15 MLK day - CLASSES WILL BE HELD - (faculty/staff holiday)
January 25 Last Day of Jterm; New Students Arrive, New Student & Family Orientation Begins

Spring Term 2018

January 26 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
January 27 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
January 28 Returning Students Arrive; New Student Orientation Continues
January 29 New Student Orientation Continues
January 30 Classes Begin at 8:30 am
January 30 Grades for January Term due by 5:00 p.m.
February 7 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
February 23 Family Weekend - No Classes
February 24 Family Weekend Continues
February 26 Last day to drop courses, change enrollment status
February 27 First day to withdraw from courses with a WMarch 16
March 16 Spring Break Begins at 5:00 pm
March 26 Classes Begin at 8:30 am
March 28 Mid-semester grades due by 5:00 p.m
April 2 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
April 3 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WF (fail)
April 16 Faculty Professional Development Day - No Classes
April 17 Faculty Professional Development Day - No Classes
April 18 Course registration for Summer 2018 begins
April 30 Course registration for Fall 2018 begins
May 11 Last Day of Classes
May 14 Reading Day
May 15 Final Exams Begin
May 17 Grades for graduating students due by 5:00 p.m
May 18 Final Exams End
May 19 Graduation
May 20 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
May 22 Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
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