2017-2018 Important Dates

Summer 2017
Fall Semester Registration for First-Year Students July 11-14
Residence Hall Move-in for International Students Aug. 18
Residence Hall Move-in for New Student Orientation Aug. 20
New Student Orientation Aug. 20-27
Parent and Family Orientation Aug. 20-21
Meet Your SAGES Advisor Aug. 22
Individual Advising Appointments Aug. 23-25
Computer Science Proficiency Examination See orientation schedule
Chemistry Proficiency Exam See orientation schedule
Physics Proficiency Exam See orientation schedule
Mathematics Proficiency Exam See orientation schedule


Fall 2017
Classes Begin Aug. 28
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Aug. 29 
University Convocation Aug. 30
Labor Day – University Closed Sept. 4
Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends Sept. 8
Deadline Credit/Audit Sept. 8 
Homecoming Oct. 5-8 
Midterm Grades Due Oct. 23
Fall Break – No Classes Oct. 23-24
First-Year Students Can Begin Major Declaration Nov. 1
Open Registration for Spring Begins Nov. 13
Thanksgiving Holiday – University Closed Nov. 23-24 
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (first-year students) Dec. 8
Last Day of Class Dec. 8 
Reading Days Dec. 11, 15 
Final Exams Begin Dec. 12
Final Exams End Dec. 20
Holiday Recess Begins Dec. 21 
Final Grades Due by 11 a.m. Dec. 22 


Spring 2018
Registration and Drop/Add Begin Nov. 13
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – University Closed Jan. 15
Classes Begin Jan. 16 
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Jan. 17
Late Registration and Drop/Add Ends Jan. 26
Deadline Credit/Audit Jan. 26
Mid-Term Grades Due March 12 
Spring Break – No Classes March 12-16 
Deadline for Removal of Previous Term "I" Grades  March 30
Open Registration for Summer Begins April 2
Open Registration for Fall Begins April 9
Class Withdrawal and P/NP Deadline for First-Year Students April 30
Last Day of Classes April 30
Reading Days May 1-2
Final Exams Begin May 3
Final Exams End May 10 
Final Grades Due by 11 a.m. May 12 
University Commencement May 20


Summer 2018
Memorial Day – University Closed May 28
Classes Begin June 4
Independence Day – University Closed July 4
Classes End July 30
Final Grades Due by 12 p.m. Aug. 1