2023-24 Academic Calendar

2023-2024 Calendar

FALL 2023

August 
Friday 4Deadline for graduate students to upload final projects for September graduation
Monday 14International Student move-in, time TBD
Tuesday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for January graduation to the registrar's office
Wednesday 16New Graduate and New International Graduate Student Orientation, time TBD
TBDNew First-Year move-in; Undergraduate Student Orientation, times TBD
TBDReturning and transfer student move-in, time TBD
Sunday 20Undergraduate Convocation, 5 p.m.
Sunday 20Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first-class meeting (all online classes begin on August 21)
Monday 21First day of classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Monday 21Drop/add period begins; 80% tuition refund period begins and continues through August 30, 0% tuition refund thereafter
Wednesday 30Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change S/U (undergraduate only) or audit option; last day to file for Leave of Absence
  
September 
Monday 4Labor Day; no classes; offices closed
Friday 8Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for fall comprehensive exams to the registrar's office (Ceramic Arts and Human Behavior)
Monday 18Last day to file for extra credit (x) study or internship (undergraduate only)
  
October 
Monday 9 - Tuesday 10Fall Break; no classes; offices open
Wednesday 11Classes resume
Friday 13Midterm grades due by 9 a.m. in registrar's office
Tuesday 17Term II PE begins
Saturday 28Master's Comprehensive Examinations
Monday 30Advising period begins and continues through November 10
Tuesday 31Master's Comprehensive Examinations
  
November 
Monday 6Last day to withdraw from undergraduate classes
Monday 13Last day to withdraw from graduate classes
Monday 13Begin winter and spring registration for seniors and current graduate students
Tuesday 14Last day for undergraduates to submit petition for spring semester study abroad or study at another institution
Tuesday 14Begin winter and spring registration for juniors
Wednesday 15Begin winter and spring registration for sophomores
Thursday 16Begin winter and spring registration for first-year students
Friday 17Deadline for graduate students to upload final research projects for January graduation
Monday 20Begin winter and spring registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and non-degree seeking students
Wednesday 22 - Sunday 26Thanksgiving recess; no classes
Wednesday 22Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess, Noon
Thursday 23 - Sunday 26Offices closed for Thanksgiving recess
Sunday 26Residence halls open after Thanksgiving recess, time TBD
Monday 27Classes resume
  
December 
Monday 4Last day of undergraduate classes; Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for undergraduate students
Monday 4 - Saturday 9Last week of graduate classes
Tuesday 5Undergraduate Reading Day
Wednesday 6 - Friday 8Undergraduate Final Exams
Friday 8Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for graduate students
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10Undergraduate Reading Days
Monday 11 - Tuesday 12Undergraduate Final Exams
TBDResidence halls close at Noon
Friday 15Final grades due by 11:59 p.m. in the registrar's office
Saturday 23 - Monday 1Winter break; offices closed

WINTER (J-TERM) 2024

January 
Monday 1Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first-class meeting (all online classes begin on January 2)
Tuesday 2Classes begin
Wednesday 3Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.
Monday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for June graduation to the registrar's office
Monday 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
Friday 19Classes end
Tuesday 23Final grades due by 9 a.m. in the registrar's office

SPRING 2024

January 
Monday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for June graduation to the registrar's office
Wednesday 17New Graduate and New International Graduate Student Orientation, time TBD
TBDResidence halls open for new and returning students, time TBD
TBDNew undergraduate students arrive; orientation, time TBD
Monday 22Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% tuition refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting (all online classes begin on January 23)
Tuesday 23First day of classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Tuesday 23Drop/add period begins; 80% tuition refund begins and continues through February 1; 0% tuition refund thereafter
  
February  
Thursday 1Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change S/U (undergraduate only) or audit option; last day to file for Leave of Absence
Friday 2Deadline for graduate students to submit notification of spring comprehensive exams to the registrar's office (Ceramic Arts and Human Behavior)
Tuesday 21Last day to file for extra credit (x) study or internship (undergraduate only)
  
March 
TBDResidence halls close for Spring Break; time TBD
Monday 11 - Saturday 16Spring Break; no classes; offices open
Friday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for September graduation to the registrar's office
TBDResidence halls re-open, time TBD
Monday 18Classes resume
Tuesday 19Term IV PE begins
Friday 22Midterm grades due by 9 a.m. in registrar's office
  
April 
Monday 1Advising period begins and continues through April 12
Saturday 6Master's Comprehensive Exams
Monday 8Last day to withdraw from undergraduate classes
Tuesday 9Master's Comprehensive Exams
Friday 12Last day to submit petition for fall study abroad or study at another institution
Saturday 13Deadline for graduate students to upload final research projects for June graduation
Monday 15Last day to withdraw from graduate classes
Monday 15Begin summer and fall registration for non-graduating seniors, juniors and current graduate students
Tuesday 16Begin summer and fall registration for sophomores
Wednesday 17Begin summer and fall registration for first-year students
Monday 22Begin summer and fall registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and non-degree seeking students
  
May 
Monday 6Last day of undergraduate classes; Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for undergraduate students
Monday 6 - Saturday 11Last week of graduate classes
Tuesday 7Undergraduate Reading Day
Wednesday 8 - Friday 10Undergraduate Final Exams
Saturday 11Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for graduate students
Saturday 11 - Sunday 12Undergraduate Reading Days
Monday 13 - Tuesday 14Undergraduate Final Exams
TBDResidence halls close for summer (non-graduating students), time TBD
Friday 17Final grades due by 11:59 p.m. in the registrar's office
Saturday 18Commencement - Degree conferral will occur after confirmation of degree requirements have been met on June 15
TBDResidence halls close for graduating seniors, time TBD

SUMMER 2024

May 
Monday 20Term I begins
TBDAll students move to summer housing assignments, time TBD
Monday 27Memorial Day; no classes; offices closed
  
June 
Wednesday 19Juneteenth; no classes; offices closed
Friday 21Last day to withdraw from Summer I coursework that meets the full length of the term (5/20-6/30). For requests to withdraw from other Summer I coursework outside of the standard meeting dates, contact registrar@hood.edu for information
Sunday 30Term I ends
  
July 
Monday 1Term II begins
Wednesday 3Term I grades due by 3 p.m. in the registrar's office
Thursday 4July 4th Holiday; no classes; offices closed
  
August 
Friday 2Last day to withdraw from Summer II coursework that meets the full length of the term (7/1-8/11). For requests to withdraw from other Summer II coursework outside the standard meeting dates, contact registrar@hood.edu for information
Friday 2Deadline for graduate students to upload final projects for September graduation
Sunday 11Term II ends
Wednesday 14Term II grades due by 3 p.m. in the registrar's office

Withdrawal and tuition refund policy for summer terms:

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

80% tuition refund within the first two calendar days of one and two-week sessions; 0% tuition refund thereafter

80% tuition refund within the first four calendar days of three and four-week sessions; 0% tuition refund thereafter

80% tuition refund within the first seven calendar days of five and six-week sessions; 0% tuition refund thereafter

Online coursework begins the first day of the term