2017-2018 Academic Year Calendar

The academic calendar lists important dates and deadlines for the fall and spring semesters, as well as summer sessions.

Fall 2017Link

Tuesday, August 1
Registration for new graduate students
Monday August 14-Friday August 18
Schedule adjustment for returning undergraduate students
Saturday, August 26 & Sunday, August 27
Registration for new and readmitted undergraduate students
Monday, August 28
First day of classes/Extended Campus Classes
Monday, August 28-Tuesday, September 5
Late registration & Schedule adjustment
Monday, September 4
Labor Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, September 5
Add deadline*
Monday, September 11
Grading option deadline to elect or rescind pass/fail or audit
Monday September 11-Friday, September 15
Early-semester progress report
Monday, September 18
Financial deadline to drop class*
Monday, October 16
Midterm
Thursday, October 12-Sunday, October 22
Mid-Semester progress report
Monday, October 23
Academic drop deadline*
Wednesday, November 8-Tuesday, January 23
Registration for Spring 2018
Wednesday, November 8
Registration for Winterlude begins
Friday, November 17
Withdrawal deadline*
Sunday, November 19-Sunday, November 26
Thanksgiving Break (no classes, University offices open Mon. through Wed.)
Friday, December 8
Last day of classes
Saturday, December 9, Sunday, December 10; Tuesday, December 12 and Thursday, December 14 (a.m. only)
Reading days
Monday, December 11; Wednesday, December 13; Friday, December 15; Tuesday, December 12 and Thursday, December 14 (p.m. only)
Final examinations
Thursday, December 14
Last day of Extended Campus classes
Friday, December 15
Last day of the semester
Monday, December 18
Winterlude begins
Tuesday, December 19
Winterlude add deadline
Thursday, December 21
Final grades due from faculty
Friday, December 22
Winterlude academic/financial drop deadline
Friday, December 22
Degree Award Date

Spring 2018Link

Wednesday, January 3
Registration for new graduate students
Monday, January 8
Winterlude withdrawal deadline
Friday, January 12
Winterlude ends
Saturday, January 13
Registration for new and returning graduate students who did not previously register, and new and readmitted undergraduate students
Monday, January 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, January 16
First day of classes/Extended Campus Classes
Tuesday, January 16-Tuesday, January 23
Late registration & Schedule adjustment
Tuesday, January 23
Add deadline*
Monday, January 29-Friday, February 2
Early-semester progress report
Tuesday, January 30
Grading option deadline to elect or rescind pass/fail or audit
Tuesday, February 6
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class*
Tuesday, March 6
Midterm
Friday, March 9-Sunday, March 18
Mid-semester progress report
Sunday, March 11-Sunday, March 18
Spring Break (no classes, University offices open)
Wednesday, March 21
Registration for Summer 2018
Monday, April 9-Wednesday, May 9
Registration for Fall 2018
Tuesday, April 17
Withdrawal deadline*
Tuesday, May 1
Last day of classes
Wednesday, May 2; Saturday, May 5; Sunday, May 6
Reading days
Thursday, May 3; Friday, May 4; Monday, May 7-Wednesday, May 9
Final examinations
Wednesday, May 9
Last day of the Semester
Thursday, May 10
Last day of Extended Campus classes
Saturday, May 12; Sunday, May 13
Commencement Weekend
Sunday, May 13
Degree Award Date
Tuesday, May 15
Final grades due from faculty

*Classes that do not follow the regular semester calendar may have deadlines that vary from these dates. Contact the appropriate department that offers these classes or programs for additional information. All dates may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.