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2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Fall 2018

August

Friday 3: Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis and final research projects to Graduate School for September graduation

Wednesday 22: New graduate and new international graduate student orientation

Saturday 25: Residence halls open: 9 a.m.

Sunday 26: Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Monday 27: Classes begin – 8:30 a.m.

Monday 27: 80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through Sept. 4; zero percent tuition refund thereafter

September

Monday 3: Labor Day-no classes

Tuesday 4: Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday 4: 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 4: Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for fall comprehensive exams to the registrar's office

Friday 7: Deadline for graduate students to petition for January graduation to the registrar's office

Friday 28: Senior applications for graduation due in the registrar's office

October

Friday 5: Last day for undergraduates to file for extra credit (X) study

Saturday 13: Midterm recess - no classes

Wednesday 17: Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

Monday 22: Term II PE begins

Monday 22: Advising period begins and continues through Friday, November 9

Monday 22: Midterm grades due in registrar's office

Saturday 27: Masters' comprehensive examinations

Tuesday 30: Masters' comprehensive examinations

November

Monday 12: Begin spring registration for seniors and current graduate students

Monday 12: Last day for undergraduates to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 13: Begin spring registration for juniors

Wednesday 14: Begin spring registration for sophomores

Thursday 15: Begin spring registration for freshmen

Friday 16: Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 19: Begin spring registration for new undergraduate: new graduate and nondegree students

Wednesday 21: Thanksgiving recess-no classes

Wednesday 21: Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess: noon

Sunday 25: Residence halls reopen: 9 a.m.

Monday 26: Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday 27: Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Friday 30: Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis and final research projects to Graduate School for January graduation

December

Friday 14: Undergraduate classes end

Saturday and Sunday: 15-16: Undergraduate reading days

Monday 17: Undergraduate exams begin

Friday 21: Undergraduate exams end

Friday 21: Graduate classes end

Saturday 22: Residence halls close for winter break: noon

Friday 28: Final grades due

Spring 2019

January

Wednesday 9: New Graduate and New International Graduate Student Orientation

Friday 11: Deadline for graduate students to petition for May graduation to the registrar's office

Sunday 13: New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins

Sunday 13: Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Sunday 13: Residence halls open for new and returning students: 9 a.m.

Monday 14: Classes begin 8:30 a.m.

Monday 14: 80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through Jan 22; zero percent tuition refund thereafter

Monday 21: Martin Luther King Day observed; special educational activities

Tuesday 22: 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 1: Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for spring comprehensive exams to the registrar's office

Friday 1: Deadline for graduate students to petition for September graduation to the registrar's office

Friday 22: Last day for undergraduates to file for extra credit (X) study

March

Saturday 2: Midterm recess - No classes

Saturday 2: Residence halls close for spring break: noon

Sunday 10: Residence halls reopen: 9 a.m.

Monday 11: Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday 13: Term IV PE begins

Monday 18: Midterm grades due in registrar's office

 

Monday 25: Advising period begins and continues through Friday, April 5

Saturday 30: Masters' comprehensive examinations

April

Tuesday 2: Masters' comprehensive examinations

Friday 5: Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 8: Begin fall and summer registration for juniors: non-graduating seniors and current graduate students

Monday 8: Last day for undergraduates to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 9: Begin fall and summer registration for sophomores

Wednesday 10: Begin fall and summer registration for freshmen

Monday 15: Begin fall and summer registration for new undergraduate: new graduate and nondegree students

Friday 19: Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

May

Friday 3: Undergraduate classes end

Saturday/Sumday 4-5: Undergraduate reading days

Monday 6: Undergraduate examination period begins

Friday 10: Undergraduate examination period ends

Friday 10: Graduate classes end

Saturday 11: Residence halls close for summer (non-graduating students): noon

Monday 13: Final grades for graduating seniors and master's candidates due to registrar by 9 a.m.

Saturday 18: Commencement

Sunday 19: Residence halls close for graduating seniors: 2 p.m.

Monday 20: All other grades due to registrar by 9 a.m.

Summer 2019

May

Monday 20: Term I begins

Monday 27: Holiday - No classes; College closed

Sunday 30: Term I ends

July

Monday 1: Term II begins

Thursday 4: Holiday - no classes; College closed

Monday 8: Term I grades due

August

Sunday 11: Term II ends

Monday 19: 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