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Academic Calendars

Events on the academic calendar are posted to the campus calendar as well as Moodle.

2017-18 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2017 (73 class days — 14 M, 15 T, 15 W, 15 R, 14 F — 43 MWF, 30 TR)
Date Day Event
August 10 Tuesday Fall payment due date
August 25-27 Friday - Sunday Move-in weekend; residence halls open at 8 a.m.
August 28 Monday Opening Convocation
Online Session 1 begins
August 29 Tuesday Classes begin, including Module 1
September 5 Tuesday Enrollment Census Day: last day to add/drop a course
October 2 Monday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for seniors
October 3 Tuesday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for juniors
October 5 Thursday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for sophomores
October 9 Monday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for freshmen and new students
October 13 Friday Module 1 ends
October 16 Monday Module 2 begins
October 20 Friday Midterm grades due
October 20-22 Friday - Sunday Homecoming
October 21 Saturday Online Session 1 ends
October 23 Monday Online Session 2 begins
October 25 Wednesday Online Session 1 grades due
October 27 Friday Last day to drop courses with a W
November 10 Friday Deadline to petition to change final exam
November 17 Friday Residence halls close by 6 p.m.
November 18-26 Saturday – Sunday Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Sunday Residence halls reopen at 12 p.m.
December 1 Friday Spring/J-term payment due date
December 8 Friday Last day of classes; Module 2 ends
December 11–14 Monday – Thursday Final exams
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
December 15 Friday Final grades due by 4:30 p.m.
December 16 Saturday Online Session 2 ends
December 20 Wednesday Online Session 2 grades due
Winter J-term 2018 (20 class days — including Saturdays)
Date Day Event
January 3 Wednesday First day of classes
January 4 Thursday Last day to add J-term classes
January 19 Friday Last day of classes
Grades due by midnight
Spring Semester 2018 (73 class days — 13 M, 15 T, 15 W, 15 R, 15 F — 43 MWF, 30 TR)
Date Day Event
January 10 Friday Spring payment due date
January 21 Sunday Residence halls open at 12 p.m.
January 22 Monday Online Session 1 begins
January 23 Tuesday Classes begin, including Module 1
January 30 Tuesday Enrollment Census Day: last day to add/drop a course
March 16 Friday Midterm grades due
Module 1 ends
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
March 17 - 25 Saturday - Sunday Spring Break
March 17 Saturday Online Session 1 ends
March 19 Monday Online Session 2 begins
March 21 Wednesday Online Session 1 grades due
March 25 Sunday Residence halls open at 12 p.m.
March 26 Monday Module 2 begins
Registration for fall and summer semester open for seniors
March 27 Tuesday Registration for fall and summer semester open for juniors
Last day to drop courses with a W
March 29 Thursday Registration for fall and summer semester open for sophomores
April 2 Monday Easter Monday: no classes
April 3 Tuesday Registration for fall and summer semester open for freshmen and new students
April 13 Friday Deadline to petition to change final exam
May 8 Tuesday Last day of classes; Module 2 ends
May 9 Wednesday Study Day
Evening Final Exams begin
May 10-14 Thursday – Monday Final exams
May 12 Saturday Online Session 2 ends
May 14 Monday Residence halls close at 6 p.m. (except for graduates)
May 15 Tuesday Final grades due by 4:30 p.m., including Online Session 2
May 18 Friday Commencement rehearsal
May 19 Saturday Commencement
Residence halls close at 6 p.m. for graduates and Commencement assistants