2017-2018 Calendar


*Please note that all dates are subject to change without notice.

Fall 2017


August
 Preview Session 5 Fri. - Sat. 25-26
 First-year student orientation: Liftoff 12pm Sat. 26
 Residence halls open for new students only 10am Sat. 26
 University Convocation 5:30pm Sat. 26
 Residence halls open for returning students 12pm Sun. 27
 Registration Day 9am -4pm Monday 28
 Classes begin 9am Tuesday 29

 

September
Labor Day—University Holiday Monday 4
Academic performance warning notification period begins Tuesday 5
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive 60% tuition credit Monday 11
Last day to change from audit to credit status Monday 11
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive 40% tuition credit Monday 18
Last day to drop a course and have it deleted from your record Monday 18
Degrees awarded to those completing
requirements in the summer
Saturday 23
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive 20% tuition credit—no further tuition credit after this date Monday 25
University Enrollment Census 4:30p.m. Friday 29

 

October
Last day to file January degree applications Friday 13
Hawktober Weekend
Friday–Sunday 20-22

 

 

November
Advance registration for full-time undergraduates begins 8:30 a.m. Wednesday 1
Last day to drop a course and receive a grade of W Monday 6
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass or from Pass/No Pass to letter grade Monday 6
Last day to change from credit to audit status* Monday 6
Advance registration for part-time and graduate students Tuesday 7
Thanksgiving recess begins
All residence halls will remain open
10 p.m. Tuesday 21
Classes resume 8 a.m. Monday 27

 

December
Fall Commencement Ceremony Sunday 3
Academic performance warning notification period ends 10 p.m. Monday 11
Last day to resolve I grades from preceding term to avoid change from I to F (undergraduates only) 10 p.m. Monday 11
Classes end 10 p.m. Monday 11
Reading Day 8a.m. – 10p.m. Tuesday 12
Final examinations begin
Note: Final exam schedule includes Saturday as a scheduled exam day
8 a.m. Wednesday 13
Final examinations end 5 p.m. Tuesday 19
Residence halls close 8 a.m. Wednesday 20

 

Winterterm 2018


January
 Winterterm begins 9am Wed. 3
 Winterterm ends 10pm Fri. 19

 

Spring 2018


January
 Residence halls open 12pm Sun. 21
 Registration Day 9am.– 4pm Mon. 22
 Classes begin 8am Tues. 23
 Degrees awarded to those completing
 requirements in fall
Sat. 27
 Academic performance warning notification
 period begins.
Tues. 30

 

February
 Last day to withdraw from class and receive
 60% tuition credit
Mon. 5
 Last day to change from audit to credit status Mon. 5
 Last day to file May degree applications Fri. 9
 Last day to withdraw from class and receive
 40% tuition credit
Mon. 12
 Last day to drop a course and have it deleted
 from your record
Mon. 12
 Recommended date for new incoming students
 (freshmen and transfer) to submit 2018–19
 FAFSA to U.S. Department of Education to
 ensure adequate time for processing
Wed. 15
 Last day to withdraw from a class and receive
 20% tuition credit No further tuition credit
 after this date
Mon. 19
 University Enrollment Census 4:30pm Fri. 20

 

March
 Spring recess begins
 All residence halls will remain open
5pm Sat. 17
 Classes resume 8am Mon. 26

 

April
 Required date for returing students
 (freshmen and transfer) to submit 2017–18
 FAFSA to U.S. Department of Education to
 ensure adequate time for processing
Sun. 1
 Advance registration for full-time
 undergraduates begins
8:30am Mon. 2
 Advance registration for part-time and
 graduate students
8:30am Thurs. 5
 Last day to change to Pass/No Pass or
 from Pass/No Pass to letter grade
Mon. 9
 Last day to change from credit to audit status** Mon. 9

 

May
 Classes end 10pm Mon. 7
 Academic performance warning notification period ends
10pm Mon. 7
 Last day to resolve I grades from preceding
 term to avoid change from I to F
(undergraduates only)
10pm Mon. 7
Reading Day 8am - 10pm Tues. 8
 Final examinations begin
 Note: Final exam schedule includes
 Saturday as a scheduled exam day
8am Wed. 9
 Final examinations end 10pm Tues. 12
 Residence halls close for students
 not receiving May degrees
1pm Wed. 16
 Graduate Commencement Sat. 19
 Undergraduate Commencement Sun. 20
 Residence halls close 5pm Sun. 20

* Arrangements must be made by each faculty member to make up instructional time that may be lost because of emergency closing

** Students are not eligible to take advantage of special audit fees at this time. In order to have special audit fee, students must declare audit status when they first register for the course.

 

Summer Term 2018


May
 Summer Session I May 21 – July 2( 6-week session)
May 22 – July 17 (8-week session)

 

July
 Summer Session II July 10 – August 17 (6-week session)

 

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