Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

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2017 / 2018 Academic Year

                                       
Spring Semester 2017                   
Summer Semester 2017
Fall Semester 2017                                        
Spring Semester 2018                   
Summer Semester 2018

FALL SEMESTER 2017

AUGUST

21      (M)           Faculty and Staff /Institute
 

22       (T)            Faculty and Staff /Institute 

 
23       (W)           9:00 am - 6:00 pm
                                Testing and Registration for Freshmen and First time Transfers Students;
                                Registration Ends; REEL (Registered Early Express Line)

                                Registration for students who participated in early registration 

                                             Late Registration (apply fee) Begins

 
24       (R)             9:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                Registration for students whose 
                                last name begins with A-M
                               1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
                                Registration for students whose
                                last name begins with N-Z
                                5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

                                Registration Open All Students

25        (F)            9:00 am -12:00 pm 
                                Registration for students whose
                                last name begins with N-Z 
                                1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
                                Registration for students whose

                                last name begins with A-M

 
26        (S)            9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
                                Registration for All Students;1st Purge for students who have not paid by 12:00 pm

 
28       (M)           Classes Begin; Add/Drop Period Begins



SEPTEMBER

4           (M)          Labor Day Holiday (University Closed)
5           (T)           Classes Resume ; Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment
11        (M)          Last Day to Officially Close Classes Due to Low Enrollment; Last Day to Add Credit Courses and Change Class              
                                Sections                    
20        (W)          Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Students with Unpaid Fees -14th Class Day (Census Date) 

21        (R)            Deadline for Graduation Applications for Spring Semester 2018

OCTOBER

09        (M)      Deadline to change Incomplete ("I") Grade for Spring and Summer 20167 Terms
14-19 (S-R)   Mid-Semester Examination Period
16         (M)      Registration and Advising Period Begins for Spring 2018- MANDATORY for Students Enrolled
24        (R-S)    Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar's Office                    
26-28 (R-S)   Fall Break

30         (W)      Classes Resume

NOVEMBER

06        (M)          Deadline for Dropping Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") Grade                    
20        (M)          Deadline for Withdraw from the University 

22-25(W-S)     Thanksgiving Holiday

27        (M)          Classes Resume

DECEMBER

09-14  (S-R)     Final Examination Period
14          (R)         Last Day of Class
19          (T)          Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office 
20          (R)          Fall Semester Ends

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SPRING TERM 2018

JANUARY

3-4        (W,R)    Faculty/Staff Institute

5             (F)         9:00 am - 4:00 pm
                                Testing and Registration for Freshmen and First-Time Transfer Students;Early Registration Ends; 
                                REEL (Registered Early Express Line) registration for students who participated in early registration only; Late                                             Registration (apply fee) Begins 

 

6             (S)          9:00  am - 12:00 pm
                                Registration for All Students 



8             (M)         9:00  am - 12:00 pm
                                Registration for Students whose last name
                                begins with A - M
                               1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
                                Registration for students whose last name 
                                begins with N - Z  
                                5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
                                Registration Open for All Students

  

09          (T)         9:00  am - 12:00 pm
                                Registration for Students whose last name
                                begins with N - Z
                               1:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
                                Registration for students whose last name 
                                begins with A - M  
                                6:00 pm 
                                1st Purge for students who have not paid by 6:00 pm


10          (W)        Classes Begin; Add/Drop Period Begins
15          (M)        Martin Luther King Holiday  
16          (T)          Classes Resume  
17          (W)         Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment  
22          (M)         Last Day to Officially Close Classes Due to Low Enrollment  

22          (M)         Last Day to Add Credit Courses and Change Class Sections

FEBRUARY

5             (M)       Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Students with Unpaid Fees – 14th Class Day (Census Date)
6             (R)         Deadline for Graduation Applications for Fall 2017

12-13  (M-T)    Mardi Gras Holiday – University Closed

14           (W)      Classes Resume

MARCH

3-8        (S-R)     Mid-Semester Examination Period
12          (M)        Registration and Advising Period Begins for Summer and Fall 2018 –
                               MANDATORY for Students Enrolled Spring 2017; Final Day to change Incomplete (“I”) Grade for Fall 2017
13          (W)       Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office
26 - April 2      (M-M)    SPRING BREAK

APRIL

3           (T)         Classes Resume 
4           (W)         Deadline for Dropping Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") Grade
16         (M)        Deadline to Withdraw from the University
12         (R)         Honors and Awards Convocation

MAY

 07        (M)        Final Grades Due for Graduation Candidates by 4:00 p.m
05-10 (S-R)      Final Examination Period for Non-Graduates
10          (S)          Last Day of Class
15          (T)          Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office for Non-Graduates Candidate
16          (T)          Commencement
17          (R)          Spring Semester Ends

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 SUMMER TERM 2018

Session I - 8 week classes (June 4 – August 2)
Session II – 4 week classes (June 4 – June 28)
Session III – 4 week classes (July 9 – August 2)
(Final Examinations Given on the Last Class Day of Each Session)


MAY

31          (R)         Faculty Reporting Day 
31          (R)         Testing and Registration for Freshmen and First-Time Transfer Students; 
                                General Registration for all students - Session I, II


JUNE

04          (M)       Classes Begin; Late Registration (apply fee) Begins - Session I, II
06          (W)       Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment - Session I, II
11          (M)       Last Day to Officially Close Classes Due to Low Enrollment - Session I, II
11          (M)       Last Day to Register or Add Courses for Credit – Session I,II
13          (W)       Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Unpaid Students - 7th Class Day - Session I,II
18          (M)       Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") Grade - Session II
20          (W)       Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session II
28          (T)       Last Day  of Classes - Session II; Final Examination - Session II


JULY

03          (T)         Independence Holiday

04          (W)       Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office

05          (R)         Session II ends

05         (R)         Testing and Registration for Freshmen and First-Time Transfer Students; General Registration  for all students

09          (M)        Classes Begin; Late Registration (apply fee) Begins - Session III

11          (M)        Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment

16          (M)        Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W" Grade - Session I

16          (M)        Last Day to Officially Close Classes Due to Low Enrollment - Session III
16          (M)        Last Day to Register or Add Courses for Credit - Session III
17          (T)          Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session I

18          (W)        Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Unpaid Students - 7th Class Day - Session III

23          (M)        Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") - Session III
24          (T)         Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session III


AUGUST

02          (R)          Last Day of Classes; Final Examination - Session I,III



07          (W)        Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office - Session I, III    

09          (W)        Session I,III Ends






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Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment 

Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment 

Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment 

    (M)

    Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W" Grade - Session I

 Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") - Session III
 Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") - Session III
 Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session III
 Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session III

NOTE: The University reserves the right to amend the calendar when necessary and will make every effort to notify the campus community should this occur.