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

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

9-12                     Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

12                        4 Week Grades Due in System by 5:00 p.m.

12-13                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

14                        Census Day

18                        Last Day to Drop Subterm I Course and Receive WD

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

18-21                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm I Courses

20                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

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

29                        Fall Commencemen Plannning Meetingt

OCTOBER

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

4                          Last Day of Subterm I; Final Examinations 

4-6                       Web Open for Subterm I Grade Submission   

4                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

5                          First Day of Subterm II

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

5-13                     Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm II Courses

11                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

13                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

17-19                   Board of Trustees-Fall Meeting

9-12                     Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses

9-15                     Web Open for Midterm Grade  Submission for Full Term Courses

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

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

17                        Last day to Withdraw from the University (Full-Term) and Receive WD 

27                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

28                        Homecoming

NOVEMBER

1                          Registration for Spring and Summer 2018 Begins

1                          Spring Graduation Application Deadline

1                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

6-9                       Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

8                          Last Day to Drop Subterm II Courses and Receive WD

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

10                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

15                        Spring Graduation Applications Due

15-18                   Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm II Courses

15                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

17                        Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

18-26                   Thanksgiving Holiday

27                        Classes Resume

29                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

DECEMBER

1                          Last Day Subterm II; Final Examinations

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

1                          Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

2                          Final Examinations Saturday Classes

2-6                       Final Examinations for Full Term Classes

2-8                       Web Open for Final Grade Submission for Full Term and Subterm II

7                          All Graduating Senior Grades Due in System by 12 noon

7                          Global Winter Online Intersession Begins

8                          Fall Commencement Planning Meeting

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

9                          Fall Commencement Ceremony

13                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

15                        Christmas Holiday begins for faculty at the end of the day


SPRING SEMESTER 2018 

JANUARY

3                          Global Winter Online Intersession Ends 

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 Sub Term I

17-19                   Board of Trustees - Retreat

18                        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 Courses

5-8                       Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

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                        Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses Begins

27                        Last Day Subterm I; Final Examinations

28                        First Day of Subterm II Classes

28                        Web Open for Subterm I Grade Submission

MARCH

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

1-2                       Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses Ends

1-9                       Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II

2                          Web closes for Subterm I Grade Submission

2                          Spring Commencement 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 12 noon

21                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

22-23                   Alumni Day of Service

22                        Last Day to Drop Full Term Courses and receive WD

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

22-27                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses

26                        Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins

30                        Good Friday (No Classes)

30                        Spring Commencement Planning Meeting

31                        No Saturday Classes (Easter week-end)

APRIL

4                          Academic Advisory Council Meeting

6                          Academic Showcase

9-10                     Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

9                          Spring Commencement 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

13                        Student Honors and Awards

12-13                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II Courses

16                        Spring Commencement 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 Commencement 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

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 Commencement Planning Meeting

11                        Last day for Nine-month faculty

16                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

30                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting


SUMMER SEMESTER 2017 

MAY

1                          Last Day to Change Major for Summer

1                          Purge Summer Schedules for Non-Payment

1                          Summer Graduation Applications DuePurge Summer Schedules for Non-Payment

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

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

13                        Academic Advisory Council Meeting

15                        Last day for Department Chairs

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

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

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

25-29                   Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm II

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.