2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Approved: 11/04/16

 Note: Dates are subject to change.


Fall 2017 Full Term

August 24 - December 15

August 17-18

New Faculty Orientation

 

August 19

Residence Halls Open

 

August 21

Convocation

 

Fall Development Conference

 

August 22

Fall Development Conference

 

August 23

REGISTRATION

 

August 24

Day Classes Begin 

 

Evening Classes Begin

 

August 26

Saturday Classes Begin

 

August 30

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR REGISTER FOR CLASSES

 

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

 

No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled

 

September 4

 Labor Day Holiday

 

September 7

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

 

September 28

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF 

 

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT 

 

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM

 

October 6

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in December, fee of $100.00

 

October 9-10

Fall Break

 

October 20

Mid-term grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

October 23

Begin applying for May degree w/fee of $50.00 ($100.00 fee after November 3, until March 2). Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

Spring Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Spring 2018
Graduates, Seniors & Honors--Beginning October 23
Juniors--Beginning October 30
Sophomores--Beginning November 6
Freshmen--Beginning November 13
Students Not Enrolled Fall 2017--Beginning November 20

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

November 14

Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Class

 

November 14

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM II AND/OR FULL-TERM FALL

 

November 22-24

Thanksgiving Holidays

 

December 6

LAST DAY FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATION EVENTS, PROGRAMS, SOLICITATION, AND FUND RAISING

 

December 9

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

 

December 11-15

Final Exams

 

December 15

Commencement

 

December 18

Final Grades Due 9:00 a.m.

 

January 5

Last Day for December 2017 Degrees to be Conferred

 

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Fall 2017 Accelerated Term I

August 24 - October 18

August 24

Classes Begin

August 28

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP A COURSE VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

August 30

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

September 7

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM I 

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

September 18

Midterm Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

September 27

Last Day to Drop a Class for Accelerated Term I

September 27

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED IN ACCELERATED TERM I

October 6

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in December, fee of $100.00

October 9-10

Fall Break

October 17

Last Day of Classes for Accelerated Term I

October 18

Final Exams for Accelerated Term I

October 19

Final Grades due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

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Fall 2017 Accelerated Term II

October 24- December 15

October 6

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in December, fee of $100.00

October 9-10

Fall Break

October 23

Begin applying for May degree w/fee of $50.00 ($100.00 fee after November 3, until March 3). Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

Spring Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Spring 2018

Graduates, Seniors & Honors--Beginning October 23

Juniors--Beginning October 30

Sophomores--Beginning November 6

Freshmen--Beginning November 13

Students Not Enrolled Fall 2017--Beginning November 20

October 24

Classes Begin for Accelerated Term II

October 26

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

October 30

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

November 6

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM II 

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

November 15

Midterm Grades Due for Accelerated Term II Classes

November 16

Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term II

November 16

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN FULL-TERM AND/OR ACCELERATED TERM II

Nov. 22-24

Thanksgiving Holidays

December 9

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

December 11-15

Final Exams

December 15

Commencement

December 18

Final Grades are due by 9:00 a.m.

January 5

Last Day for December 2017 Degrees to be Conferred

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Spring 2018 Full Term

January 10 - May 4

January 9

Registration

January 10

Day Classes Begin

Evening Classes Begin

January 13

Saturday Classes Begin

January 15

Martin Luther King Holiday

January 17

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR FULL-TERM

 

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

 

No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled

January 24

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

February 14

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM

March 2

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May, fee of $100.00

March 9

Mid-Term Grades due

March 12-16

Spring Holidays

March 19

Classes Resume

Begin applying for August & December degrees w/fee of $50.00 [$100.00 fee after April 2, until June 1 (August) and October 5 (December)]. Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

Summer & Fall Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Summer/Fall 2018

Graduates, Seniors & Honors--Beginning March 19

Juniors--Beginning March 26

Sophomores--Beginning April 2 

Freshmen--Beginning April 9

Students Not Enrolled Spring 2018--Beginning April 16

March 30-April 2

Mid Semester Break

 

 

April 11

 

 

LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL-TERM SPRING CLASS

 

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM II AND/OR FULL-TERM SPRING

April 25

LAST DAY FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATION EVENTS, PROGRAMS, SOLICITATION, AND FUND RAISING

April 28

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

April 30-May 4

Final Exams

May 4

Commencement Practice

May 5

Commencement

May 7

Final Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 18

Last Day for May 2018 Degrees to be Conferred

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Spring 2018 Accelerated Term I

January 10 - March 1

January 9

Registration

January 10

Classes Begin

January 12

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP A COURSE VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

January 15

Martin Luther King Holiday

January 17

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

January 24

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM I 

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

February 5

Midterm Grades Due for Accelerated Term I

February 13

Last Day To Drop A Class May for Accelerated Term I

February 13

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM I

March 1

Final Exams for Accelerated Term I

March 2

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May, fee of $100.00

Final Grades due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

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Spring 2018 Accelerated Term II

March 20 - May 4

March 2

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May, fee of $100.00

Grades Due for Accelerated I Classes

March 12-16

Spring Break

March 19

Begin applying for August & December degrees w/fee of $50.00 [$100.00 fee after April 3, until June 2 (August) and October 6 (December)]. Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

Summer & Fall Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Summer/Fall 2018

Graduates, Seniors & Honors--Beginning March 19

Juniors--Beginning March 26

Sophomores--Beginning April 2  

Freshmen--Beginning April 9

Students Not Enrolled Spring 2017--Beginning April 16

March 20

Classes Begin for Accelerated Term II

March 22

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

March 27

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

March 30-April 2

Mid Semester Break

April 5

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM II 

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

April 5

Midterm Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term II

April 11

Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term II

April 11

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM II AND/OR FULL-TERM SPRING

April 28

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

April 30-May 4

Final Exams

May 4

Commencement Practice

May 5

Commencement

May 7

Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 25

Last Day for May 2017 Degrees to be Conferred

June 2

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

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May 2018 Intersession

May 14 - May 25

May 11

Final Registration for May Intersession

May 14

Classes Begin

May 15

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

May 16

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

May 18

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF

May 19

Saturday Class Meeting

May 22

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITH A GRADE OF WP OR WF

May 25

Final Exams

May 29

Final Grades due by 12:00 p.m.

June 2

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

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Summer 2018 Full Term

May 30 - August 9

May 28

Memorial Day Holiday

May 29

REGISTRATION

May 30

Classes Begin

June 2

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

June 4

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR FULL-TERM 

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled

 

June 6

 

 

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

 

June 8

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

July 4

Independence Day Holiday

July 21

Last Day To Drop A Full Term Course

July 21

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 2ND 5-WEEK AND/OR FULL-TERM SUMMER

August 8-9

Final Exams

August 10

Commencement

August 13

Final Grades Due for Full-Term by 9:00 a.m.

August 31

Last Day for August 2018 Degrees to be Conferred

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Summer 2018 Accelerated Term I

May 30 - June 30

May 28

Memorial Day Holiday

May 29

REGISTRATION

May 30

Classes Begin

May 31

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR 1st 5-WEEK TERM 

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

June 1

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

June 2

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

June 6

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF 

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

 

June 21

LAST DAY TO DROP A 1st TERM COURSE

June 21

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 1ST 5-WEEK TERM

June 29-30

Final Exams for 1st 5-Week Term

July 2

Final Grades Due for 1st 5-Week Term by 9:00 a.m.

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Summer 2018 Accelerated Term II

July 5 - August 9

June 2

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

July 2

Final Grades Due for 1st 5-Week Term by 9:00 a.m.

July 3

REGISTRATION for 2nd Summer Term

July 4

Independence Day Holiday

July 5

Classes Begin

July 6

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR 2nd 5-WEEK TERM 

Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

July 9

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

July 12

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE  OF WP OR WF 

LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

LAST DAY TO SUBMIT A CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM FOR SUMMER

July 26

LAST DAY TO DROP A 2nd 5-WEEK TERM COURSE

July 26

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 2ND 5-WEEK AND/OR FULL-TERM SUMMER

August 8-9

Final Exams for 2nd 5-Week Term

August 10

Commencement

August 13

Final Grades Due for 2nd 5-Week Term by 9:00 a.m.

August 31

Last Day for August 2018 Degrees to be Conferred

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