This calendar is intended to give a quick reference of important dates during the school year, such as first day of classes, registration deadlines, etc.

For a full-listing of on-campus events, please see the Events Calendar

For an overview of Commencement and Graduation, as well as other ceremonies, please visit the Annual Traditions page.

For this year's Commencement Schedule, please visit the Commencement Schedule page.

For Summer Session Course Dates please visit the Summer Session page.

 


View 2017-18 Academic Calendar

Download the 2017-18 Calendar

FALL 2017 SEMESTER

August

Aug. 1
Fall Payments Due

Aug. 23
First Year Student Move-In Day

Aug. 23
Freshman Matriculation

Aug. 28
Classes Begin

September

Sept. 1
Last Day to Add Courses

Sept. 4
Labor Day — Classes Held and Offices Closed

Sept. 8
Last Day to Drop Courses Without "W" on Transcript

Sept. 11
First Day of Tutoring for Fall 2017 Semester

Sept. 22-24
Family Weekend

October

Oct. 7-10
Four Day Break

Oct. 11
Classes Resume

Oct. 18
Mid-Term Grades Due at Records Office 9:00 A.M.

Oct. 20-22
Homecoming

Oct. 27
Last Day to Withdraw With Grade of "W"

Oct. 30 
Pre-registration begins

November

Nov. 22-26
Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 23
Thanksgiving Day

Nov. 27
Classes Resume

December

Dec. 7
Last Day of Tutoring for Fall 2017 Semester

Dec. 8
Last Day of Classes

Dec. 9-11
Readings Days

Dec. 10
December Graduation Celebration

Dec. 11-15
Final Exams

Dec. 19
Final Grades Due at Records Office 9:00 A.M.

SPRING 2018 SEMESTER

January

Jan. 2
Spring Payments Due

Jan. 15
Classes Begin

Jan. 19
Last Day to Add Courses

Jan. 26
Last Day to Drop Courses Without "W" on Transcript

Jan. 29
First Day of Tutoring for Spring 2018 Semester

February

Feb. 14
Founders Day

Feb. 15
Founders Day Observed

March

March 10-18
Spring Break

March 14
Mid-Term Grades Due at Records Office 9:00 A.M.

March 19
Classes Resume

March 23
Last Day to Withdraw With Grade of "W"

March 26
Pre-registration begins

April

April 20
All Scholars Day

April 26
Last Day of Tutoring for Spring 2018 Semester

April 27
Last Day of Classes

April 28-29
Reading Days

April 29-May 4
Final Exams

May

May 6
Commencement

May 10
Final Grades Due at Records Office 9:00 A.M.

May 21
Summer Session Begins

 


View Final Exam Schedule

Download the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Final Exam Schedule

Fall 2017 Semester

Time Saturday
Dec. 9
Sunday
Dec. 10
Monday
Dec. 11
Tuesday
Dec. 12
Wednesday
Dec. 13
Thursday
Dec. 14
Friday
Dec. 15
8:30 to
11 a.m.
Reading Day Reading Day Reading Period 9:00
MWF
12:00
MWF
9:30
TTH
11:00
MWF
12 to
2:30 p.m.
Reading Day Reading Day 8:00
TTH
11:00
TTH
1:00
TTH
8:00
MWF
10:00
MWF
3 to
5:30 p.m.
Reading Day Reading Day 2:30
TTH
1:00
MWF
COMM 101
HONR 112
2:00
MWF/MW

ALL OTHER
TIMES
(3:00, ETC.)

7 to
9:30 p.m.
Reading Day Reading Day Monday Evening Classes Tuesday Evening Classes Wednesday Evening Classes Thursday Evening Classes  

 

Any student having three examinations on one day may reschedule one of the examinations.
All changes must be authorized by the Provost.

Examinations will be held in the room in which classes meet regularly, and at the times scheduled above, unless instructors make other arrangements with the Provost. The Provost will only authorize a change for extraordinary circumstances such as illness or family emergency.

Please note the final examination schedule before making any travel plans because no changes will be authorized on that basis.

No final examinations are to be given during the final week of classes. Final exam changes cannot be made after the last day of classes December 8, 2017).

Grades due by 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

Spring 2018 Semester

Time Saturday
April 28
Sunday
April 29
Monday
April 30
Tuesday
May 1
Wednesday
May 2
Thursday
May 3
Friday
May 4
8:30 to
11 a.m.
Reading Day Reading Period 8:00
MWF
11:00
MWF
8:00
TTH
9:30
TTH
COMM 101
HONR 112
12 to
2:30 p.m.
Reading Day Reading Period 1:00
MWF
11:00
TTH
9:00
MWF
12:00
MWF
 
3 to
5:30 p.m.
Reading Day All
OTHER
TIMES
(3:00,
ETC.)
1:00
MWF
2:30
TTH
1:00
TTH
2:00
MWF/MW
 
7 to
9:30 p.m.
Reading Day Reading Period Monday Evening Classes Tuesday Evening Classes Wednesday Evening Classes Thursday Evening Classes  

Any student having three examinations on one day may reschedule one of the examinations.
All changes must be authorized by the Provost.

Examinations will be held in the room in which classes meet regularly, and at the times scheduled above, unless instructors make other arrangements with the Provost. The Provost will only authorize a change for extraordinary circumstances such as illness or family emergency.

Please note the final examination schedule before making any travel plans because no changes will be authorized on that basis.

No final examinations are to be given during the final week of classes. Final exam changes cannot be made after the last day of classes April 27, 2018).

Grades due in Records Office by 9:00 a.m., Thursday, May 10, 2018.

 

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