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Academic Calendar

The formula for the Academic Calendar is approved by the Faculty Senate. The dates that comprise the Academic Calendar each year are approved by both the Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees. For more information about the formula, please see Academic Calendar Construction Rules. For other dates, deadlines, events, policies and university holidays, please see additional calendars on the right.

For university policy information related to religious holidays, please see the Faculty Handbook. For undergraduate policy information related to religious holidays, please refer to the Attendance section within "Office of Undergraduate Studies", "Academic Policies and Procedures" of the University General Bulletin.

 

FALL2017-182018-192019-202020-212021-22
Registration (and Drop/Add) Begin (UG) Apr 10 Apr 9 Apr 8 Apr 6 Apr 5
Classes Begin Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 26 Aug 24  Aug 23
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 25  Aug 24
Labor Day Holiday Sep 4 Sep 3 Sep 2 Sep 7  Sep 6
Late Registration and Drop/Add End Sep 8 Sep 7 Sep 6 Sep 4  Sep 3
Deadline Credit/Audit (UG) Sep 8 Sep 7 Sep 6 Sep 4 Sep 3
Fall Break Oct 23/24 Oct 22/23 Oct 21/22 Oct 19/20  Oct 18/19
Mid-Semester Grades Due (UG) Oct 23 Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 19  Oct 18
Deadline for removal of prev. term "I" grades (UG) Nov 10 Nov 9 Nov 8 Nov 6  Nov 5
Deadline Credit/Audit (G) Nov 10 Nov 9 Nov 8 Nov 6  Nov 5
Deadline For Class Withdrawal and P/NP (upperclass UG) Nov 10 Nov 9 NOv 8 Nov 6  Nov 5
Registration for Spring Begins (UG) Nov 13 Nov 12 Nov 11 Nov 9  Nov 8
Thanksgiving Holidays Nov 23/24 Nov 22/23 Nov 28/29 Nov 26/27  Nov 25/26
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (first year UG) Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 4  Dec 3
Deadline for removal of prev.  term "I" grades (G) Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 4  Dec 3
Last Day of Class Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 4  Dec 3
Reading Days Dec 11, 15 Dec 10, 14 Dec 9, 13 Dec 7, 11  Dec 6, 10
Final Exams Begin Dec 12 Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 8  Dec 7
Final Exams End Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 16  Dec 15
Final Grades Due by 11:00 am Dec 22 Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 18  Dec 17
Fall Awarding of Degrees Jan 19 (2018) Jan 18 (2019) Jan 17 (2020) Jan 15 (2021)  Jan 14 (2022)
SPRING20182019202020212022
Registration (and Drop/Add) Begin (UG) Nov 13 (2017) Nov 12 (2018) Nov 11 (2019) Nov 9 (2020) Nov 8 (2021)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan 15 Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan 17
Classes Begin Jan 16 Jan 14 Jan 13 Jan 11 Jan 10
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Jan 17 Jan 15 Jan 14 Jan 12 Jan 11
Late Registration and Drop/Add End Jan 26 Jan 25 Jan 24 Jan 22 Jan 21
Deadline Credit/Audit (UG) Jan 26 Jan 25 Jan 24 Jan 22 Jan 21
Mid-Semester Grades Due (UG) Mar 12 Mar 11 Mar 9 Mar 8 Mar 7
Spring Break Mar 12-16 Mar 11-15 Mar 9-13 Mar 8-12 Mar 7-11
Deadline for removal of prev. term "I" grades(UG) Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 27 Mar 26 Mar 25
Deadline Credit/Audit (G) Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 27 Mar 26 Mar 25
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (upperclass UG) Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 27 Mar 26 Mar 25
Open registration for Summer Begins (UG) Apr 2 Apr 1 Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 28
Open registration for Fall Begins (UG) Apr 9 Apr 8 Apr 6 Apr 5 Apr 4
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (first year UG) Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 27 Apr 26 Apr 25
Deadline for removal of prev. term "I" grades(G) Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 27 Apr 26 Apr 25
Last Day of Class Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 27 Apr 26 Apr 25
Reading Days May 1/2 Apr 30/May 1 Apr 28/29 Apr 27/28 Apr 26/27
Final Exams Begin May 3 May 2 Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 28
Final Exams End May 10 May 9 May 7 May 6 May 5
Final Grades Due by 11:00 am May 12 May 11 May 9 May 8 May 7
University Commencement May 20 May 19 May 17 May 16 May 15
SUMMER20182019202020212022
Classes Begin Jun 4 Jun 3 Jun 1 Jun 1 Jun 6
Independence Day Holiday Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 3 Jul 5 Jul 4
Classes End Jul 30 Jul 29 Jul 27 Jul 27 Aug 1
Final Grades Due 12:00 noon Aug 1 Jul 31 Jul 29 Jul 29 Aug 3
Summer Awarding of Degrees Aug 17 Aug 16 Aug 14 Aug 13 Aug 19

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