Academic Calendars and Final Exam Schedules

Fall Semester 2017
Monday, August 21 Classes begin
Monday, August 28 End of free drop/add; Tuition and fee payment deadline
Friday, September 15 Deadline for December graduation applications
Thursday, September 21 Deadline for removal of incomplete grades for spring and summer courses
Tuesday, September 26 Deadline for withdrawal, P/NR for first quarter courses
Tuesday, October 10 First quarter ends
Wednesday, October 11 Second quarter begins
Fri-Sun, October 13-15 Fall Break
Monday, October 30 Senior and Post-Baccalaureate registration for spring semester begins
Wednesday, November 1 Junior registration for spring semester begins
Monday, November 6 Sophomore registration for spring semester begins
Wednesday, November 8 Freshmen registration for spring semester begins
Monday, November 13 New student registration for spring semester begins
Friday, November 17 Deadline for withdrawal and P/NR for full-semester and second quarter courses
Sat-Sun, November 18-26 Thanksgiving recess
Friday, December 1 Independent Study applications for spring semester due
Friday, December 8 Fall courses end
Mon-Thurs, December 11-14 Final Exams
Thursday, December 14 End of fall term
Saturday, December 16 Fall graduation (no commencement)

 

Spring Semester 2018
Monday, January 8 Classes begin
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)
Tuesday, January 16 End of free drop/add; Tuition and fee payment deadline
Friday, January 19 Deadline for May and August Graduation
Thursday, February 8 Deadline for removal of incomplete grades for fall courses
Tuesday, February 13 Deadline for withdrawal, P/NR for third quarter courses
Tuesday, February 27 Third quarter ends
Wednesday, February 28 Fourth quarter begins
Sat-Sun, March 3-11 Spring recess
Monday, March 19 Registration for summer semester begins (all students)
Monday, March 26 Senior and Post-Baccalaureate registration for fall semester begins
Fri-Mon March 30-April 2 Easter recess
Wednesday, April 4 Sophomore registration for fall semester begins
Monday, April 9 Freshmen registration for fall semester begins
Friday, April 13 Deadline for withdrawal and P/NR for full-semester and fourth quarter courses
Friday, April 20 Independent Study applications for fall semester due
Friday, April 27 Spring courses end
Monday, April 30 New student registration for fall semester begins
Mon-Thurs, April 30-May 3 Final exams
Thursday, May 3 End of spring term
Saturday, May 5 Spring graduation - Commencement ceremony
Summer Semester 2018
Monday, May 7 Summer term begins
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day holiday
Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day holiday
Friday, August 17 End summer semester
Saturday, August 18 Summer graduation (no commencement ceremony)
 

Undergraduate Finals Schedule

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
8:30 -
10:30 a.m.:
8:00 - 8:50 a.m.
MWF
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
TR
9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
MWF
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
TR
10:55 -
11:30 a.m.:
Chapel      
noon -
2:00 p.m.:
10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
MWF
12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
TR
1:40 - 2:30 p.m.
MWF
11:40 - 12:30 p.m.
TR
2:30 -
4:30 p.m.:
12:40 - 1:30 p.m.
MWF
2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
TR
2:40 - 3:30 p.m.
MWF

 

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: 7:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:40 - 12:30 p.m.
MWF