Academic Calendar for 2017 - 2018

  

 Academic Calendar for 2017 - 2018
Approved by University Council

 

Fall Semester 2017

This calendar was amended by University Council, September 21, 2016

Based on 50 minute classes (MWF), 75 minute classes (TTH), 15 weeks of classes + Exams

  

Orientation

Aug. 7 Aug. 9

Monday Wednesday

Advisement

Aug. 8 Aug. 10

Tuesday Thursday

Registration

Aug. 9 Aug.  11

Wednesday Friday

Classes Begin

Aug. 10 Aug. 14

Thursday Monday

Drop/Add for undergraduate and graduate level courses

Aug. 10 - 16 Aug. 14 – 18

Thursday - Wednesday Monday - Friday

Holiday: Labor Day – No Classes

Sept. 4

Monday

Midterm

Oct. 3 Oct. 5

Tuesday Thursday

Withdrawal Deadline

Oct. 17 Oct. 19

Tuesday Thursday

Fall Break

Oct. 27

Friday

Last Day of Classes Prior to Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 17

Friday

Holidays: Thanksgiving

Nov. 20 – 24

Monday - Friday

Classes Resume

Nov. 27

Monday

Friday Class taught on Tuesday

Dec. 5

Tuesday

Classes End

Dec. 4 Dec. 5

Monday Tuesday

Reading Day

Dec. 5 Dec. 6

Tuesday Wednesday

Final Exams

Dec. 6 - 12 Dec. 7 – 13

Wednesday - Tuesday Thursday – Wednesday

Commencement

Dec. 15

Friday

Grades Due

Dec. 18, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

 

Spring Semester 2018

Based on 50 minutes classes (MWF), 75 minutes classes (TTH), 15 weeks of classes + Exams

 

Orientation/Advisement

Jan. 2

Tuesday

Registration

Jan. 3

Wednesday

Classes Begin

Jan. 4

Thursday

Drop/Add for undergraduate and graduate level courses

Jan 4 - 10

Thursday - Friday; Monday - Wednesday

Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 15

Monday

Midterm

Feb. 26

Monday

Last Day of Classes Prior to Spring Break

March 9

Friday

Spring Break

March 12 – 16

Monday – Friday

Classes Resume

March 19

Monday

Withdrawal Deadline

March 19

Monday

Classes End

April 25

Wednesday

Reading Day

April 26

Thursday

Final Exams

April 27; April 30 - May 3

Friday; Monday - Thursday

Commencement

May 4

Friday

Grades Due

May 7, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

 

 

Summer 2018

 
May Session, Based on 150 minutes daily, 15 days of classes

Registration

May 8

Tueday

Classes Begin

May 9

Wednesday

Drop/Add

May 9 – 10

Wednesday - Thursday

Midterm

May 18

Friday

Withdrawal Deadline

May 18

Friday

Holiday: Memorial DayMay 28Monday

Classes End

May 30

Wednesday

Final Exams

May 31

Thursday

Grades Due

June 4, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

 

Extended Summer Session:  Based on 205 minutes per week for 11 weeks (2250 minutes for a 3 hour course).

 Registration May 8 Tuesday
 Classes Begin May 9 Wednesday
 Drop/Add for undergraduate and  graduate level courses May 9 - 11; May  14 - 15 Wednesday – Friday; Monday - Tuesday
 Holiday:  Memorial Day May 28 Monday
 Midterm June 18 Monday
 Withdrawal Deadline June 18 Monday
 Holiday: 4th of July July 4 Wednesday
 Classes End July 27 Friday
 Final Exams July 30 & 31 Monday & Tuesday
 Grades Due Aug. 6, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM

 

Thru Term:  Based on 60 minutes daily, 38 days of class

 Orientation June 1 Friday
 Advisement/Registration June 4 Monday
 Classes Begin June 5 Tuesday
 Drop/Add June 5 - 11 Tuesday - Monday
 Holiday:  4th of July July 4 Wednesday
 Midterm June 29 Friday
 Withdrawal Deadline June 29 Friday
 Classes End July 27 Friday
 Final Exams July 30 & 31 Monday & Tuesday
 Grades Due Aug. 6, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM

 

Short Session I:  Based on 120 minutes daily, 19 days of classes

 Orientation June 1 Friday
 Advisement/Registration June 4 Monday
 Classes Begin June 5 Tuesday
 Drop/Add June 5 – 6 Tuesday - Wednesday
 Midterm June 18 Monday
 Withdrawal Deadline June 18 Monday
 Classes End June 29 Friday
 Holiday: 4th of July July 4 Wednesday
 Final Exams July 2 Monday
 Grades Due July  9, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM

 

Short Session II:  Based on 120 minutes daily, 19 days of classes

 Orientation/Advisement/Registration July 2 Monday
 Classes Begin July 3 Tuesday
 Drop/Add July 3 - 5 Tuesday - Thursday
 Holiday:  4th of July July 4 Wednesday
 Midterm July 17 Tuesday
 Withdrawal Deadline July 17 Tuesday
 Classes End July 30 Monday
 Final Exams July 31 Tuesday
 Grades Due Aug. 6, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM