Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017
August 25–28(Fri–Mon)Orientation
August 29–September 4(Tue–Mon)Drop/Add Period
August 29(Tuesday)Classes Begin
September 20(Wednesday)Last Day to Drop First Half Semester Courses with a “W”
October 6–8(Fri–Sun)Family Weekend
October 13(Friday)Mid-Semester Grades Due at 3:00 PM
October 13(Friday)Fall Break Begins Following Afternoon Classes
October 18(Wednesday)Fall Break Ends at 8:00 AM
October 18(Wednesday)Mid-Semester classes begin
October 20(Friday)Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W"
October 30(Monday)Last Day to Remove "I" and "NR" Grades
November 9(Thursday)Registration for Winter & Spring 2018
November 9(Thursday)Last Day to Drop Second Half Semester Courses with a “W”
November 17(Friday)Thanksgiving Holiday Begins After Evening Classes
November 27(Monday)Thanksgiving Holiday Ends at 8:00 AM
December 1(Friday)Registration for Summer 2018 Begins
December 7(Thursday)Classes End
December 8(Friday)Reading Day (Evening Exams Begin)
December 9–14(Sat–Thur)Examinations
December 18(Monday)Grades Due at 12:00 PM
*Courses that meet only Monday and Wednesday will also meet the second Friday of the term, September 8th.
Winter Term 2018
January 3–4 (Wed–Thur)Drop/Add Period
January 3(Wednesday)Classes Begin
January 12(Friday)Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W"
January 15(Monday)Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 22(Monday)Classes End
January 23(Tuesday)Examinations
January 25(Thursday)Grades Due at 12:00 PM
*Classes that meet January 3–5 will meet for four hours (8:00 – 12:00 & 1:00 – 5:00).
*Diversity themed events are factored into student instruction time.
Spring Semester 2018
January 29–February 2(Mon–Fri)Drop/Add Period
January 29(Monday)Classes Begin
February 21(Wednesday)Last Day to Drop First Half Semester Courses with a “W”
March 16(Friday)Mid-Semester Grades Due at 3:00 PM
March 16(Friday)Spring Break Begins Following Afternoon Classes
March 26(Monday)Spring Break Ends at 8:00 AM
March 26(Monday)Mid-Semester Classes Begin
March 28(Wednesday)Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W"
April 2(Monday)Easter Holiday
April 6(Friday)Last Day to Remove "I" and "NR" Grades
April 10(Tuesday)Registration Begins for Fall 2018
April 17(Tuesday)Last Day to Drop Second Half Semester Courses with a “W”
April 24(Tuesday)SURF Day
May 8(Tuesday)Classes End
May 9(Wednesday)Reading Day (Evening Exams Begin)
May 10–15(Thurs–Tues)Examinations
May 16(Wednesday)Senior Grades Due by 9:00 AM
May 18(Friday)Grades Due at 12:00 PM
May 19(Saturday)Commencement; Last Day of School
*All students are expected to attend SURF presentations on Tuesday, April 24th.
*SURF presentations are factored into student instruction time.
*Senior grades are due 24 hours after the final exam time.
*Courses that meet only Monday and Wednesday will also meet the second Friday, February 9th.
Summer Session I 2018
May 30–June 1 (Wed–Fri)Drop/Add Period
May 31(Thursday)Classes Begin
June 14(Thursday)Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W"
June 28(Thursday)Classes End
June 29(Friday)Examinations
July 5(Thursday)Grades Due at 12:00 PM
Summer Session II 2018
July 5–7(Thurs–Fri)Drop/Add Period
July 6(Friday)Classes Begin
July 17(Tuesday)Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W"
July 27(Friday)Classes End
July 30(Monday)Examinations
August 3(Friday)Grades Due at 12:00 PM
Last updated 10/20/2017
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