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Academic Calendars

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

2018-19 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2018
Date Day Event
August 9 Thursday Football move-in
August 10 Friday Fall payment due date
August 16 Thursday Fall sports move-in (Soccer, Golf, Cross Country, Volleyball)
August 24 Friday New student move-in; residence halls open at 8 a.m.
August 26 Sunday Returning student move-in; residence halls open at 8 a.m.
August 27 Monday Opening Convocation
Online Session 1 begins
August 28 Tuesday Classes begin, including Module 1
September 4 Tuesday On-campus Enrollment Census Day: last day to add/drop a ground course
September 21 Friday Last day to drop Online Session 1 courses with a W
October 1 Monday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for seniors
October 2 Tuesday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for juniors
October 4 Thursday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for sophomores
October 8 Monday Registration for J-term and spring semester open for freshmen and new students
October 12 Friday Module 1 ends
October 15 Monday Module 2 begins
October 19 Friday Midterm grades due
October 19-21 Friday - Sunday Homecoming
October 20 Saturday Online Session 1 ends
October 22 Monday Online Session 2 Enrollment Census Day: last day to add/drop a Session 2 or Module 2 online course
October 24 Wednesday Online Session 1 grades due
October 26 Friday Last day to drop on-campus courses with a W
November 8 Thursday Last day to drop Online Session 2 courses with a W
November 9 Friday Deadline to petition to change final exam
November 12 Monday Last day to drop Module 2 courses with a W
November 16 Friday Residence halls close by 6 p.m.
November 17-25 Saturday – Sunday Thanksgiving Break
November 25 Sunday Residence halls reopen at 12 p.m.
December 7 Friday Last day of classes; Module 2 ends
December 10–13 Monday – Thursday Final exams
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
December 14 Friday Final grades due by 4:30 p.m.
December 15 Saturday Online Session 2 ends
December 19 Wednesday Online Session 2 grades due
Winter J-term 2019 (20 class days — including Saturdays)
Date Day Event
January 2 Wednesday First day of classes
January 3 Thursday Last day to add J-term classes
January 10 Thursday Spring/J-term payment due date
January 18 Friday Last day of classes
Grades due by midnight
Spring Semester 2019
Date Day Event
January 20 Sunday Residence halls open at 12 p.m.
January 21 Monday Online Session 3 begins
January 22 Tuesday Classes begin, including Module 1
January 30 Wednesday On-campus Enrollment Census Day: last day to add/drop a course, including Module 1
February 15 Friday Last day to drop Online Session 3 and Module 1 courses with a W
March 15 Friday Midterm grades due
Module 1 ends
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
March 16 - 24 Saturday - Sunday Spring Break
Online courses remain in session
March 16 Saturday Online Session 3 ends
March 18 Monday Online Session 4 begins
March 20 Wednesday Online Session 3 grades due
March 24 Sunday Residence halls open at 12 p.m.
March 25 Monday Module 2 begins
Registration for fall and summer semester open for seniors
March 26 Tuesday Registration for fall and summer semester open for juniors
Last day to drop on-campus courses with a W
March 28 Thursday Registration for fall and summer semester open for sophomores
April 1 Monday Last day to add/drop Module 2 courses
April 2 Tuesday Registration for fall and summer semester open for freshmen and new students
April 12 Friday Deadline to petition to change final exam
April 19 Friday Last day to drop Online Session 4 and Module 2 courses with a W
April 22 Monday Easter Monday: no classes
May 7 Tuesday Last day of classes, including Module 2
May 8 Wednesday Study Day
Evening final exams begin
May 9-13 Thursday – Monday Final exams
May 10 Saturday Online Session 4 ends
May 13 Monday Residence halls close at 6 p.m. (except for graduates)
May 14 Tuesday Final grades due by 4:30 p.m., including Online Session 4
May 17 Friday Commencement rehearsal
May 18 Saturday Commencement
Residence halls close at 6 p.m. for graduates and Commencement assistants
Summer Semester 2019
Date Day Event
June 3 Monday Online Session 5 begins
June 5 Wednesday Online Session 5 Enrollment Census Day: last day to add/drop a Session 5 online course
July 5 Friday Last day to drop Online Session 5 courses with a W
July 28 Saturday Online Session 5 ends
July 31 Tuesday Online Session 5 grades due