Academic Calendar

Fall Term 2017

DateEvent
Sun, Aug. 27-Sun., Sept. 3August Experience for First-Year Students
Sunday, Sept. 3Residence Halls open for continuing students – 8:00 a.m.
Monday, Sept.4Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Mon., Sept.4-Fri., Sept. 8Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Thursday, Sept. 7Fall Convocation – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 14Homecoming
Monday, Oct. 16Mid-term grades due – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 20Fall Break begins at close of class day
Wednesday, Oct. 25Classes resume
Wed., Oct. 25-Fri., Nov. 3Academic Advising Period
Mon., Oct. 30- Fri., Nov. 3Online Registration for Winter/Spring 2018
Friday, Nov. 3Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 5:00 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 15-Tue., Nov. 21Schedule confirmation week (Drop/Add)
Tuesday, Nov. 21Thanksgiving Break begins at close of class day
Monday, Nov. 27Classes resume – 8:00 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 8Classes end at close of class day
Mon., Dec. 11-Fri., Dec. 15Examination Week
Friday, Dec. 15Christmas Break begins at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 19Grades due at 12:00 noon

Winter Term 2018

DateEvent
Monday, Jan. 8Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Mon., Jan. 8-Fri., Jan. 12Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Saturday, Feb. 10Senior comprehensive examinations
Friday, Feb. 23Last date for Sophomores to declare a major
Friday, Feb. 23Winter Break begins at close of class day
Monday, Feb. 26Mid-term grades due – 4:00 p.m.
Monday, Mar. 5Classes resume – 8:00 a.m.
Friday, Mar.9Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 10Senior comprehensive examinations
Wed., Mar. 7-Fri., Mar. 16Academic Advising Period
Mon., Mar. 12-Fri., Mar. 16Online Registration for Fall 2018
Mon., Mar 19-Fri., Mar. 30Online Registration for Summer 2018
Mon., Apr. 2-Fri., Apr. 6Schedule confirmation week (Drop/Add)
Friday, Apr. 6Senior Induction Celebration
Thursday, Apr. 12Honors Convocation – 3:00 p.m.
TBDPresident Honors the Arts - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 13Classes end at close of class day
Mon. Apr. 16-Fri., Apr.20Examination Week
Friday, Apr. 20Spring Break begins – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Apr. 24Grades due 12:00 noon

Spring Term 2018

DateEvent
Monday, Apr 30Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Mon., Apr 30-Tues., May 1Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Friday, May 11Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 24Senior “must report” grades due 12:00 noon
Friday, May 25Classes end at close of class day
Friday, May 25Baccalaureate - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 26Commencement - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 29All grades due 3:00 p.m.

Summer Term 2018 (Session I)

DateEvent
Monday, June 4Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Mon., June 4-Tues., June 5Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Wednesday, June 20Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, July 6Classes end at close of class day
Tuesday, July 10Grades due at 3:00 p.m.

Summer Term 2018 (Session II)

DateEvent
Wednesday, July 11Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Wed., July 11-Thurs. July 12Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Friday, July 27Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 14Classes end at close of class day
Thursday, Aug. 16Grades due at 3:00 p.m.