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
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 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
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 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 Wednesday, 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 only 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 31(Tuesday)Examinations
August 3(Friday)Grades Due at 12:00 PM
Last updated 9/20/2016
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