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Academic Calendar

Updated 9/18/17

Day Program - First Semester (Fall 2018)


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 / Upper-class Students Arrive

21 Tuesday

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 & January Graduation


3 Monday

Labor Day Holiday / No Classes

28-30 Friday-Sunday  

Family Weekend


1 Monday

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

11 Thursday

Progress Reports Due

13-16 Saturday-Tuesday

Fall Break

19-21 Friday-Sunday

Homecoming Weekend 

26 Friday

Last Day to Drop a Class by 4pm / Credit by Exam for Fall 2018 Must Be On File in Registrar's Office

29-Nov 1 Monday-Thursday

Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester



Last Day for Voluntary Withdrawal

21-25 Wednesday-Sunday

Thanksgiving Break

26 Monday

Classes Resume


7 Friday

Last Day of Classes

8 Saturday

Study Day

10-14 Monday-Friday

Final Exams

14 Friday

Residence Halls Close for Christmas Break at 5pm

17 Monday

All Grades Due at 7:00am

18-31 Tuesday-Monday

Holiday Break/College Closed


Winter Term 2018-2019


17 Monday

Winter Term Classes Begin

18 Tuesday

Last Day to Add a Winter Term Class by 4pm

28 Friday

Last Day to Drop a Winter Term Class by 4pm


7 Thursday

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

Day Program - Second Semester (Spring 2019)


1 Monday

New Year's Day/College Closed

6 Sunday

Residence Halls Open at 12pm

7 Monday

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

8 Tuesday

Classes Begin

16 Wednesday

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

21 Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday / College Closed


18 Monday

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

25 Monday

Progress Reports Due


2-10 Saturday-Sunday

Spring Break

11 Monday

Classes Resume

12 Tuesday

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

21 Thursday

Last Day for Voluntary Withdrawal

25-28 Monday-Thursday

Registration for Summer Session and Fall Semester 2019


11 Thursday

Spring Awards Convocation

19-22 Friday-Monday

Easter Break / College Closed

23  Tuesday

Classes Resume 

29 Monday

Last Day of Classes

30 Tuesday

Study Day


1-7 Wednesday-Tuesday

Final Exams

7 Tuesday

 Residence halls close for non-graduating students at 5pm

8 Wednesday

All Grades Due by Noon

9 Thursday

Senior Investiture

10 Friday


11 Saturday

Commencement; Residence halls close for all graduates at 5pm


Summer Sessions 2018

View the summer school calendar for session dates.



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