Academic Calendar

Calendar Subject to Change 

2017-2018 College Academic Calendar (printable)


2017-2018 Academic Calendar 

FALL 2017

August 15

Tuesday

New Faculty Orientation

August 16-17

Wed-Thurs

Faculty Days

August 18

Friday

Department Day

August 20

Sunday

Move-In day (Students)

August 21-23

Mon-Wed

New Student Orientation

August 24

Thursday

Classes begin

August 30

Wednesday

Full term courses – last day to add without instructor consent 
Session I (half-term) courses – last day to add with instructor consent
Session I (half-term) courses – last day to drop

September 4

Monday

Labor Day - no day or evening classes

September 7

Thursday

Opening Convocation (10:45 a.m., Butler Hall)
Full term courses - Last day to add (with instructor’s consent) or drop

September 25

Monday

Session I (half-term) courses - last day to withdraw with a “W” grade

October 2

Monday

Graduation applications due in Registrar’s Office for May 2018 grads
& August 2018 grads (walking in May ’18)

October 13

Friday

Fall Break Day – no classes ⦁ University offices open

October 16-22

Mon-Sun

Homecoming Week

October 17

Tuesday

Mid-term for full-term classes
Session I (half-term) classes - last day

October 18

Wednesday

Session II (half-term) classes – first day

October 19

Thursday

Mid-term grades due in Registrar's Office

October 24

Tuesday

Session II (half-term) courses – last day to add with instructor consent
Session II (half-term) courses – last day to drop

October 27

Friday

Full term courses - last day to withdraw with a “W” grade 

October 30

Monday

Spring ‘18 Online Registration begins for Seniors

November 1

Wednesday   

Spring ‘18 Online Registration begins for Juniors

November 6

Monday

Spring ‘18 Online Registration begins for Sophomores

November 8

Wednesday

Spring ‘18 Online Registration begins for First Years

November 16

Thursday

Session II (half-term) courses - last day to withdraw with a "W" grade

November 20-24   

Mon-Fri

Thanksgiving Break

November 27

Monday

Classes resume

December 8

Friday

Full-term classes - last day

December 11-14

Mon-Wed

Final Examinations

December 14

Thursday

Session II (half-term) classes - last day
December Commencement

December 19

Tuesday

Fall grades due in Registrar's Office (by noon)

 

J-TERM 2018
(January 9-25)

January 9

Tuesday

J-Term classes begin
Last day to add a J-Term course

January 10

Wednesday

Last day to drop a J-Term course

January 15

Monday

Martin Luther King Day - classes in session

January 18

Thursday

Last day to withdraw from a course

January 25

Thursday

Last day of J-Term classes

January 26

Friday

Department Day (College)

January 30

Tuesday

J-Term grades due in Registrar's Office

 

SPRING 2018

January 26

Friday

Spring New Student Orientation / Department Day

January 29

Monday

Classes begin

February 2

Friday

Full term courses – last day to add without instructor consent         
Session I (half-term) courses – last day to add with instructor consent
Session I (half-term) courses – last day to drop

February 9 Friday

Full term courses - Last day to add (with instructor’s consent) or drop

February 19

Monday

President's Day - no day or evening classes 

February 28

Wednesday 

Session I (half-term) courses - last day to withdraw with a “W” grade 

March 10-18

Sat-Sun

Spring Break

March 19

Monday

Classes Resume

March 23

Friday

Mid-Term
Session I (half-term) classes – last day

March 26

Monday 

Session II (half-term) classes – first day 

March 28

Wednesday 

Mid-term grades due in Registrar’s Office     

Mar 30 -Apr 1  

Fri-Sun

Easter Break 

April 2

Monday

Classes resume
Session II (half-term) courses – last day to add with instructor consent
Session II (half-term) courses – last day to drop
Fall ‘18 Online Registration begins for Seniors

April 4

Wednesday

Full term courses – last day to withdraw with a “W” grade
Fall '18 Online Registration begins for Juniors

April 9

Monday 

Fall '18 Online Registration begins for Sophomores

April 11

Wednesday 

Fall '18 Online Registration begins for First Years

April 24-25

Tues-Wed

Apex, a student scholarship event (program to be announced)

April 26

Thursday

Honors Convocation (9:00-10:30 a.m. Butler Hall)
Session II (half-term) courses - last day to withdraw with a “W” grade 

May 1

Friday

Graduation applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2018 grads and December 2018 grads (walking in Dec '18)

May 11

Friday 

Full-term classes - last day 

May 14-17

Mon-Thurs

Final examinations 

May 17

Thursday

Session II (half-term) classes - last day

May 18

Friday

College Baccalaureate

May 19

Saturday

Commencement

May 21

Monday

Spring grades due in Registrar's Office (by noon)

May 22

Tuesday

Faculty Day (College)

Calendar Subject to Change