The Academic calendar contains important dates and deadlines for students and faculty by semester. Dates include: term start and end, scheduled purges, registration periods and add/drop, last day to drop or withdraw, final examinations, various grade submission deadlines, web open/close for grade submissions, holidays and breaks, commencements, and graduation application deadlines. This calendar is subject to change without notice.

FALL SEMESTER 2017

JULY

26                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

28                          Purge Fall Schedules for Non-Payment

31                          Department Chairs Return

AUGUST

7                          Nine-month Faculty Return

9                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

14                        All Full-Term and Subterm I Classes Begin

14                        Last Day to Change Majors for Fall Semester

14-17                   Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop

17                        Last day of Registration/Last Day of Add

17                        Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)

17                        Last day to Drop Without Receiving a WD

14-25                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term and Subterm I Courses

23                        President's Fall Assembly

23                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

SEPTEMBER

2                          No Saturday Classes (Labor Day Weekend)

4                          Labor Day Holiday – No Classes

6                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

14                        Census Date

20                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

20-26                   Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

20-26                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

26                        4 Week Grades Submission for Full Term Courses are due in computer by 5:00 p.m.

27                        Last Day to Drop Subterm I Course and Receive WD

27                        Last Day to Withdraw From University Drop Subterm I and Receive W

28-29                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm I Courses

29                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

OCTOBER

2-3                       Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm I Courses

4                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

9                          Student Deadline: Last Day for Students to Remove I’s Earned Spring & Summer Semesters 

11                        Last Day of Subterm I; Final Examinations   

11-14                   Web Open for Subterm I Grade Submission

11                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

12                        First Day of Subterm II

13                        Last Day to Add-Drop Subterm II Courses with 100%  Tuition Refund

12-18                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm II Courses

13                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

16                        Faculty Deadline: Submit Removal of I’s to Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.

17-19                   Board of Trustees-Fall Meeting

23-26                   Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses

23-28                   Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

27                        Last Day Fall Graduation Applications will be accepted.
                            Applications Submitted After This Date Will Not Appear in the Printed Program.

27                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

28                        Midterm Grades Due in System by 5:00 p.m

28                        Homecoming

31                        Last day to Drop Full-Term Courses and Receive WD

31                        Last day to Withdraw from the University (Full-Term) and Receive W 

NOVEMBER

1                          Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 Begins

1                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

7-8                       Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

10                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

13-16                   Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

15                        Last Day to Drop Subterm II Courses and Receive WD

15                        Last Day to Withdraw from University Subterm II and Receive W

15                        Spring Graduation Applications Due

15                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

15-21                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm II Courses

17                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

22-26                   Thanksgiving Holiday

27                        Classes Resume

29                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

DECEMBER

1                          Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

8                          Last Day Subterm II; Final Examinations

8                          Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts)
                            for Graduates Due in System & Registrar’s Office by 3:00 p.m.

8                          Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

9                          Final Examinations Saturday Classes

9-13                     Final Examinations for Full Term Classes

9-14                     Web Open for Final Grade Submission for Full Term and Subterm II

13                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

14                        All Graduating Senior Grades Due in System by 12 noon

15                        All Non-Graduate Grades Due in System by 3:00 p.m.

16                        Fall Commencement Ceremony


WINTER ONLINE INTERSESSION 2017 

DECEMBER

7                           All Intersession Classes Begin

7-8                        Late Registration/Add-Drop for Winter Intersession

8                           Last Day to Drop Without Receiving a WD

8                           Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund for Winter Intersession

7-15                      Mandatory Attendance Verification

20-21                    Midterm Examinations

22                         Midterm Grades Due in System by 5:00 p.m.

26                         Last Day to Drop and Receive a WD

26-30                    Mandatory Attendance Verification

JANUARY

3                           Last Day of Winter Intersession/Final Examinations

3-4                        Web open for final grade submission

4                           Final Grades due in System by 3:00 p.m.


SPRING SEMESTER 2018 

JANUARY

3                          Faculty Return

8                          All Full Term and Subterm I Classes Begin

8                          Last Day to Change Majors for Spring Semester

8-11                     Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop

10                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

11                        Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund for Full Term and Sub Term I (Room/Board Assessed)

11                        Last Day to Drop Without Receiving a WD

8-19                     Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term and Subterm I

17-19                   Board of Trustees-Retreat

15                        Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No Classes

24                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

FEBRUARY

3-6                       Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term and Subterm I Courses

5-8                       Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses

6                          4 Week Grades Due in System by %:00p.m.

7                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

14                        Census Day

15                        Last Day to Drop Subterm I Courses and Receive WD

15                        Last Day to Withdraw from University Subterm I Courses and Receive W

15-17                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm I Courses

19                        Student Deadline: Last Day for Students to Remove I’s Earned Fall Semester

21                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

26                        Faculty Deadline: Submit Removal of I’s to Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.

26-March 2           Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses

27                        Last Day Subterm I; Final Examinations

28                        First Day of Subterm II Classes

28-March 2           Web Open for Subterm I Grade Submission

MARCH

1                          Last Day to Add/Drop Subterm II Courses with 100% Tuition Refund

2                          Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses

1-9                       Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II

2                          Spring Commenecement Planning Meeting

3-19                     Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

7                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

10-18                   Spring Break

19                        Classes Resume

19                        Midterm Grades Due in Computer by 5:00p.m.

21                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

22                        Last Day to Drop Full Term Courses and receive WD

22                        Last Day to Withdraw from the University Full Term and Receive W

22-23                   Alumni Day of Service

22-27                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses

24                        Last Day Fall Graduation Applications will be accepted.
                            Applications Submitted After This Date Will Not Appear in the Printed Program.

26                        Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins

30                        Good Friday (No Classes)

31                        No Saturday Classes (Easter week-end)

APRIL

4                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

6                          Academic Showcase

6-10                     Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses and Subterm II

9                          Spring Commenecement Planning Meeting

11                        Last Day to Drop Subterm II Courses and Receive WD

11                        Last Day to Withdraw from University Subterm II and Receive WD

11                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

12-13                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II Courses

13                        Student Honors and Awards

16                        Spring Commenecement Planning Meeting

18-20                   Board of Trustees-Spring Meeting

27                        Last Day Subterm II; Final Examinations

27                        Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts)
                            for Graduates Due in Computer & Registrar’s Office by 3:00 p.m.

27                        Spring Commenecement Planning Meeting

28                        Final Examinations for Saturday Classes

30                        First Day of Final Examinations for Full Term Courses

MAY

1                          Fall & Summer Graduation Applications Due

1-2                       Final Examinations for Full-Term

2                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

2                          Service of Consecration

3                          All Graduating Senior Grades due in Computer by 12 noon

4                          All Non-Graduate Grades Due in Computer by 3:00 p.m.

4                          Spring Commenecement Planning Meeting

6                          President's Reception for Graduates(Tentative)

7                          Nursing Pinning Ceremony(Tentative)

7                          Commencement Ceremony(Tentative)

11                        Last Day for Nin-Month Faculty


SUMMER SEMESTER 2017 

MAY

1                          Last Day to Change Major for Summer

1                          Purge Summer Schedules for Non-Payment

1                          Summer Graduation Applications Due

14                        First Day of Classes Full Term, Subterm I, 8-Week Online

14-16                   Late Registration/Add-Drop Full Term, Subterm I, 8-Week Online

16                        Last Day to Drop Without Receiving a WD Full Term, Subterm I, 8-Week Online

16                        Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)

14-25                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term, Subterm I, 8-Week Online

16                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

30                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

28                        Memorial Day Holiday – No Classes

JUNE

11                        Midterm for 8-Week Online

12                        Last Day to Drop Subterm I and Receive WD

12                        Last Day to Withdraw from University Subterm I and Receive W

12-14                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm I

12-15                   Web Open for 8-Week Online Midterm Grade Submissions

13                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

15                        Last Day for Department chairs

21                        Last Day of Subterm I; Final Examinations

21-24                   Web Open for Subterm I Grade Submission

25                        First Day of Classes Subterm II

25-26                   Late Registration/Drop/Add Subterm II

25-29                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II

26                        Last Day to Drop Subterm II Without Receiving a WD

26                        Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund Subterm II (Room/Board Assessed)

26                        Last Day to Drop 8-Week Online and Receive WD

26                        Last Day to Withdraw from University 8-Week Online and Receive W

27                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

JULY

2-6                       Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II

4                          Independence Day Holiday

13                        Last Day of 8-Week Online/Final Examinations

13-18                   Web open for 8-Week Online Grade Submission

24                        Last Day to Drop Subterm II and Receive WD

24                        Last Day to Withdraw from University Subterm II and Receive W

24-25                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II

AUGUST

2                          Last Day Subterm II; Final Examinations

2-3                       Web Open for Subterm II Grade Submission

3                          Final Grades for Subterm II due in System by 3:00 p.m.