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Undergraduate-Graduate Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Fall 2017

August

Friday 4: Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis and final research projects to Graduate School for September graduation

Wednesday 16: New graduate and new international graduate student orientation

Saturday 19: Residence halls open: 9 a.m.

Sunday 20: Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Monday 21: Opening convocation - 10 a.m.

Monday 21: Classes begin - 1:40 p.m.

Monday 21: 80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through Sept. 5; zero percent tuition refund thereafter

September

Monday 4: Labor Day-no classes

Tuesday 5: Classes resume 8 a.m.

Tuesday 5: End drop or add period; end 80 percent course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare or change SU or audit option

Friday 5: Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for fall comprehensive exams to the registrar's office

Friday 8: Deadline for graduate students to petition for January graduation to the registrar's office

Friday 29: Senior applications for graduation due in the registrar's office

Friday 29: Last day for undergraduates to file for extra credit (X) study

October

Saturday 7: Midterm recess - no classes

Wednesday 11: Classes resume 8 a.m.

Monday 16: Term II PE begins

Monday 16: Midterm grades due in registrar's office

Saturday 28: Masters' comprehensive examinations

Tuesday 31: Masters' comprehensive examinations

November

Friday 3: Advising day - no undergraduate classes

Monday 6: Begin spring registration for seniors and current graduate students

Monday 6: Last day for undergraduates to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tue 7: Begin spring registration for juniors

Wednesday 8: Begin spring registration for sophomores

Thursday 9: Begin spring registration for freshmen

Friday 10: Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 13: Begin spring registration for new undergraduate: new graduate and nondegree students

Tue 21: Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Wednesday 22: Thanksgiving recess-no classes

Wednesday 22: Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess: noon

Sunday 26: Residence halls reopen: 9 a.m.

Monday 27: Classes resume 8 a.m.

December

Friday 1: Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis and final research projects to Graduate School for January graduation

Friday 8: Undergraduate classes end

Saturday and Sunday: 9-10: Undergraduate reading days

Monday 11: Undergraduate exams begin

Friday 15: Undergraduate exams end

Friday 15: Graduate classes end

Saturday 16: Residence halls close for winter break: noon

Friday 22: Final grades due

Spring 2018

January

Wednesday 11: New graduate and new international graduate student orientation

Sunday 14: New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins

Sunday 14: Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Sunday 14: Residence halls open for new and returning students: 9 a.m.

Monday 15: Martin Luther King Day - College closed

Tuesday 16: Classes begin 8 a.m.

Tuesday 16: 80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through Jan 31; zero percent tuition refund thereafter

Monday 30: Deadline for graduate students to petition for May graduation to the registrar's office

Tue 31: End drop or add period; end 80  percent course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare or change SU or audit option

February

Friday 2: Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for spring comprehensive exams to the registrar's office

Friday 2: Deadline for graduate students to petition for September graduation to the registrar's office

Friday 23: Last day for undergraduates to file for extra credit (X) study

March

Saturday 10: Midterm recess - No classes

Saturday 10: Residence halls close for spring break: noon

Sunday 18: Residence halls reopen: 9 a.m.

Monday 19: Classes resume 8 a.m.; Term IV PE begins

Monday 26: Midterm grades due in registrar's office

Saturday 31: Masters' comprehensive examinations

April

Tuesday 3: Masters' comprehensive examinations

Friday 6: Advising day - No undergraduate classes

Friday 6: Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 9: Begin fall and summer registration for juniors: non-graduating seniors and current graduate students

Monday 9: Last day for undergraduates to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 10: Begin fall and summer registration for sophomores

Wednesday 11 : Begin fall and summer registration for freshmen

Friday 13: Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis and final research projects to Graduate School for May graduation

Monday 16: Begin fall and summer registration for new undergraduate: new graduate and nondegree students

Friday 20: Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

May

Friday 4: Undergraduate classes end

Saturday/Su 5-6: Undergraduate reading day

Monday 7: Undergraduate examination period begins

Friday 11: Undergraduate examination period ends

Friday 11: Graduate classes end

Saturday 12: Residence halls close for summer (non-graduating students): noon

Monday 14: Final grades for graduating seniors and master's candidates due to registrar by 9 a.m.

Saturday 19: Commencement

Saturday 19: Residence halls close for graduating seniors: 6 p.m.

Monday 21: All other grades due to registrar by 9 a.m.

Summer 2018

May

Monday 21: Term I begins

Monday 28: Holiday - No classes; College closed

July

Sunday 1: Term I ends

Monday 2: Term II begins

Wednesday 4: Holiday - no classes; College closed

Monday 9: Term I grades due

August

Sunday 12: Term II ends

Monday 20: Term II grades due

Withdrawal or tuition refund policy for summer terms

100 percent tuition refund before the first day of class for all sessions

80 percent tuition refund within the first two calendar days of one- and two-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter

80 percent tuition refund within the first four calendar days of three- and four-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter

80 percent tuition refund within the first seven calendar days of five- and six-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter