Academic Calendar for 2017-2018

(updated as of August 2017)

August CommencementAugust 12, 2017
Academic Year BeginsAugust 14, 2017
New Students Arrive/Residence Halls Open at 9:00 amAugust 19, 2017
Last Day to Register for ClassesAugust 20, 2017
Classes BeginAugust 21, 2017
Add/Drop Period BeginsAugust 21, 2017
Convocation, 10:00 a.m.August 22, 2017
Last Day to AddSeptember 1, 2017
Labor Day HolidaySeptember 4, 2017
Census DaySeptember 5, 2017
Last Day to Drop (no “W”), 5:00 pmSeptember 11, 2017
Common Day of Service (classes before 4:00 pm canceled)September 13, 2017
Midterm Break    October 5-6, 2017
Midterm Grades Due, 5:00 pmOctober 16, 2017
Last Day to Withdraw (“W”) or P/NP, 5:00 pmOctober 27, 2017
Spring Schedule
Registration Review
October 30-November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving HolidayNovember 23-25, 2017
Fall Classes EndDecember 1, 2017
Last Day to File Request for Incomplete or In Progress, 5:00 pmDecember 1, 2017
Final Exams (Limited activity schedule)December 4-7, 2017
Graduating Senior Grades Due 5:00 pmDecember 7, 2017
Faculty DayDecember 8, 2017
Winter Commencement 10:00 amDecember 9, 2017
Fall Final Grades Due, 5:00 pmDecember 13, 2017
ADP Spring Semester 2018February 12 – August 5, 2018
Note:  ADP Classes scheduled to meet on holidays may be held online.  Review cohort calendar or contact Academic Advisor for more information.
Traditional Spring Semester BeginsJanuary 3, 2018
Last Day to Register for ClassesJanuary 7, 2018
Classes BeginJanuary 8, 2018
Add/Drop Period BeginsJanuary 8, 2018
Martin Luther King HolidayJanuary 15, 2018
Last Day to Add 5:00 pmJanuary 19, 2018
Last Day to Drop (no “W”), 5:00 pmJanuary 29, 2018
President’s Day HolidayFebruary 19, 2018
Census DayJanuary 7, 2018
Midterm Grades Due 5:00 pmMarch 2, 2018
Last Day to Withdraw (“W”) or P/NP 5:00 pmMarch 16, 2018
Spring BreakMarch 26-30, 2018
Good Friday (campus closed for the afternoon)March 30, 2018
Advisement/Registration: Summer ‘18, Fall ’18, Spring ‘19April 2-13, 2018
Honors/Awards Chapel, 10:00 amApril 26, 2018
Spring Classes EndApril 27, 2018
Last Day to File Request for Incomplete or In Progress 5:00 pmApril 27, 2018
Final Exams (Limited activity schedule)April 30-May 3, 2018
Graduating Senior Grades Due 5:00 pmMay 3, 2018
Faculty DayMay 4, 2018
Spring Commencement 10:00 amMay 5, 2018
Spring Final Grades Due 5:00 pmMay 9, 2018
Summer Semester 2018
May 7 – August 3 (Full Schedule TBA)
Looking Ahead:
Summer CommencementAugust 18, 2018 (tentative)
Traditional Fall Semester 2018 classes beginAugust 27, 2018