Academic Calendars

Undergraduate 

Fall 2017

Saturday, August 26

Opening Day

New students arrive

Sunday, August 27

Orientation

Monday, August 28

Returning students arrive

Tuesday, August 29 - Thursday, August 31

Donning, interviews, and registration

Friday, September 1

Students placed in first choice courses

Saturday, September 2

Donning and interviews for alternate registration

Sunday, September 3

Students placed in alternate courses

Monday, September 4

Classes begin

Beginning of add/drop period

Tuesday, September 12

Faculty/staff meeting (Reisinger, 1:30 – 3 p.m.)

Friday, September 15

Last day to add and drop classes for fall 2017 semester

Monday, September 18 - Friday, September 22

Fourth course and audit requests may be filed

Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17

October Study Days

Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26

Thanksgiving break (begins after last academic appointment on Tuesday)

Monday, December 4 - Wednesday, December 13

Students may drop yearlong courses for spring 2018 semester

Friday, December 15

Last day of classes

Saturday, December 16

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Faculty reports due for fall 2017 semester

Spring 2018

Sunday, January 14

Students return

Tuesday, January 16 and Wednesday, January 17

Donning, interviews, and registration

Tuesday, January 16

Year-long classes resume

Thursday, January 18

Students placed in first choice courses

Friday, January 19

Donning and interviews for alternate registration (no classes on Friday)

Saturday, January 20

Students placed in alternate courses

Monday, January 22

Spring classes begin

Beginning of add/drop period

Friday, February 2

Last day to add and drop classes for spring 2018 semester

Monday, February 5 - Friday, February 9

Fourth course and audit requests may be filed

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 25

Spring break

Friday, May 4

Senior work due (faculty may establish earlier deadlines)

Friday, May 11

Last day of classes

Faculty reports due for graduating students

Sunday, May 13

Residence halls close for first-years, sophomores, and juniors at 5 p.m.

Friday, May 18

Commencement

Residence halls close for seniors at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, June 6

Faculty reports due for all students

Fall 2018

Saturday, September 1

Opening Day

New students arrive

Sunday, September 2

Orientation

Monday, September 3

Returning students arrive

Tuesday, September 4 - Thursday, September 6

Donning, interviews, and registration

Friday, September 7

Students placed in first choice courses

Saturday, September 8

Donning and interviews for alternate registration

Sunday, September 9

Students placed in alternate courses

Monday, September 10

Classes begin

Beginning of add/drop period

Tuesday, September 18

Faculty/staff meeting (Reisinger, 1:30 – 3 p.m.)

Friday, September 21

Last day to add and drop classes for fall 2018 semester

Monday, September 24 - Friday, September 28

Fourth course and audit requests may be filed

Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23

October Study Days

Wednesday, November 21 - Sunday, November 25

Thanksgiving break (begins after last academic appointment on Tuesday)

Monday, December 10 - Wednesday, December 19

Students may drop yearlong courses for spring 2019 semester

Friday, December 21

Last day of classes

Saturday, December 22

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Faculty reports due for fall 2018 semester

Spring 2019

Sunday, January 20

Students return

Tuesday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 23

Donning, interviews, and registration

Tuesday, January 22

Year-long classes resume

Thursday, January 24

Students placed in first choice courses

Friday, January 25

Donning and interviews for alternate registration (no classes on Friday)

Saturday, January 26

Students placed in alternate courses

Monday, January 28

Spring classes begin

Beginning of add/drop period

Friday, February 8

Last day to add and drop classes for spring 2019 semester

Monday, February 11 - Friday, February 15

Fourth course and audit requests may be filed

Saturday, March 16 - Sunday, March 31

Spring break

Friday, May 10

Senior work due (faculty may establish earlier deadlines)

Friday, May 17

Last day of classes

Faculty reports due for graduating students

Sunday, May 19

Residence halls close for first-years, sophomores, and juniors at 5 p.m.

Friday, May 24

Commencement

Residence halls close for seniors at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12

Faculty reports due for all students

Graduate 

Fall 2017

Monday, August 28

Beginning Students Orientation

All first and second year Art of Teaching, Dance, and Theatre students must attend their Individual Program Directors meeting on Monday, August 29.

Tuesday, August 29

Returning Students Orientation for Child Development, Women’s History, and Writing Programs

Health Advocacy traditional onsite and Human Genetics returning students should refer to their individual Orientation schedule.

Monday, September 4

Classes begin for Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Writing Programs

Beginning of add/drop period

Tuesday, September 5

Class begin for all other programs

Friday, September 15

Last day to add and drop classes for fall 2017 semester

Monday, September 18 - Friday, September 22

Fourth course and audit requests may be filed

Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17

October Study Days

Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26

Thanksgiving break (begins after last academic appointment on Tuesday)

Monday, December 4 - Wednesday, December 13

Students may drop yearlong courses for spring 2018 semester

Friday, December 15

Last day of classes

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Faculty reports due for fall 2017 semester

Spring 2018

Tuesday, January 16 and Wednesday, January 17

Interviewing and registration for spring courses offered in conjunction with undergraduate classes for the following programs: Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History

Tuesday, January 16

Yearlong classes resume

Spring classes begin for the Health Advocacy traditional onsite and Human Genetics programs

Thursday, January 18

Students placed in first choices courses

Friday, January 19

Alternate interviews and registration

Monday, January 22

Spring classes begin for all other programs

Beginning of add/drop period

Friday, February 2

Last day to add and drop classes for spring 2018 semester

Monday, February 5 - Friday, February 9

Fourth course and audit requests may be filed

Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 25

Spring break

Friday, May 11

Last day of classes

Faculty reports due for graduating students

Thursday, May 17

Graduate Commencement

Wednesday, June 6

Faculty reports due for all students