Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

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2017 / 2018 Academic Year

                                       Spring Semester 2018 
Summer Semester 2018               
 

                                       Spring Semester 2018 B-Term  
              
 

SPRING TERM 2018

JANUARY

3-4        (W,R)    Faculty/Staff Institute

5             (F)         9:00 am - 4:00 pm
                                Testing and Registration for Freshmen and First-Time Transfer Students;Early Registration Ends; 
                                REEL (Registered Early Express Line) registration for students who participated in early registration only; Late                                             Registration (apply fee) Begins 

 

6             (S)          9:00  am - 12:00 pm
                                Registration for All Students 



8             (M)         9:00  am - 12:00 pm
                                Registration for Students whose last name
                                begins with A - M
                               1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
                                Registration for students whose last name 
                                begins with N - Z  
                                5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
                                Registration Open for All Students

  

09          (T)         9:00  am - 12:00 pm
                                Registration for Students whose last name
                                begins with N - Z
                               1:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
                                Registration for students whose last name 
                                begins with A - M  
                                6:00 pm 
                                1st Purge for students who have not paid by 6:00 pm
                                (Last Day to Apply for Spring 2018 (16 week Courses)


10          (W)        Classes Begin; Add/Drop Period Begins
15          (M)         Martin Luther King Holiday  
16          (T)          Classes Resume  
25          (W)         Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment  
26          (F)           Last Day to Officially Close Classes Due to Low Enrollment  

27          (S)           Last Day to Add Credit Courses and Change Class Sections

FEBRUARY

9             (F)         Deadline for Graduation Applications for Fall 2017

12-13  (M-T)   Mardi Gras Holiday – University Closed

14           (W)      Classes Resume; Registration for B-Term – Second 8 week courses begins

MARCH

3-8        (S-R)     Mid-Semester Examination Period
9             (F)          Last day to apply for B-Term (Second 8 week courses)
12          (M)        Registration and Advising Period Begins for Summer and Fall 2018 –
                               MANDATORY for Students Enrolled Spring 2018; Final Day to change Incomplete (“I”) Grade for Fall 2017; B-Term                                      (Second 8 week courses) begins
13          (W)       Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office
19          (M)       Last day to Register for B-Term (Second 8 week courses)
21          (W)       Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Students with Unpaid Fees – 7 th Class Day (Census Date) for B-Term (Second 8                                           week courses)
26 - 4/2 (M-M)    SPRING BREAK

APRIL

3           (T)         Classes Resume 
4           (W)       Deadline for Dropping Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") (Full term - 16 week courses and B-Term (Second 8 Week                                        courses)
16         (M)        Deadline to Withdraw from the University
12         (R)         Honors and Awards Convocation

MAY

05-10 (S-R)      Final Examination Period for Non-Graduates (Full term - 16 week courses and BTerm - Second 8 Week courses) 
 07        (M)        Final Grades Due for Graduation Candidates by 4:00 p.m. (Full term - 16 week courses and B- Term - Second 8 Week                                   courses)
10          (R)          Last Day of Class
15          (T)          Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office for Non-Graduates Candidate
15          (T)          Commencement
17          (R)          Spring Semester Ends

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 SPRING 2018 B-TERM


FEBRUARY

14          (W)      Registration for B-Term Second 8 week Courses begin  


MARCH

09          (F)       Last day to apply for B-Term (Second 8 week courses) 
12          (M)      B-Term-Second 8 week Courses begin; Registration and Advising Period Begins
                             for Summer and Fall 2018-MANDATORY for Students Enrolled Spring 2018; Final Day
                             to change Incomplete ("I") Grade for Fall 2017
19          (M)      Last Day to Add Credit Courses and Change Class Sections for B-Term(Second 8 week courses)
21          (W)      Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Students with Unpaid Fees-7th Class Day (Census Date) for B-Term
                              (Second 8 week courses)
26-4/2  (M-W)  SPRING BREAK

APRIL

03          (T)       Classes Resume

04          (W)     Deadline for Dropping Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") (B-Term-Second 8 Week courses)

12          (R)       Honors and Awards Convocation

16         (M)       Deadline to Withdraw from the University (B-Term-Second 8 Week courses)

28-5/3(S-R)     Final Examination Period for Graduates (B-Term-Second 8 Week courses)

MAY

5-10      (S-R)    Final Examination Period for Non-Graduates (B-Term-Second 8 Week courses)

07          (M)      Final Grades Due for Graduation Candidates by 4:00 p.m. (B-Term-Second 8 Week courses)

10          (R)       Last Day of Class
15          (T)       Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office for Non-Graduates
15          (T)       Commencement

17          (R)       Spring Semester Ends


 SUMMER TERM 2018

Session I - 8 week classes (June 4 – August 2)
Session II – 4 week classes (June 4 – June 28)
Session III – 4 week classes (July 9 – August 2)
(Final Examinations Given on the Last Class Day of Each Session)


MAY

31          (R)         Faculty Reporting Day 
31          (R)         Testing and Registration for Freshmen and First-Time Transfer Students; 
                                General Registration for all students - Session I, II


JUNE

04          (M)       Classes Begin; Late Registration (apply fee) Begins - Session I, II
06          (W)       Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment - Session I, II
11          (M)       Last Day to Officially Close Classes Due to Low Enrollment - Session I, II
11          (M)       Last Day to Register or Add Courses for Credit – Session I,II
13          (W)       Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Unpaid Students - 7th Class Day - Session I,II
18          (M)       Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") Grade - Session II
20          (W)       Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session II
28          (T)       Last Day  of Classes - Session II; Final Examination - Session II


JULY

03          (T)         Independence Holiday

04          (W)       Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office

05          (R)         Session II ends

05         (R)         Testing and Registration for Freshmen and First-Time Transfer Students; General Registration  for all students

09          (M)        Classes Begin; Late Registration (apply fee) Begins - Session III

11          (M)        Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment

16          (M)        Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W" Grade - Session I

16          (M)        Last Day to Officially Close Classes Due to Low Enrollment - Session III
16          (M)        Last Day to Register or Add Courses for Credit - Session III
17          (T)          Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session I

18          (W)        Final Day to Pay Fees; Purge ALL Unpaid Students - 7th Class Day - Session III

23          (M)        Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") - Session III
24          (T)         Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session III


AUGUST

02          (R)          Last Day of Classes; Final Examination - Session I,III



07          (W)        Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office - Session I, III    

09          (W)        Session I,III Ends






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Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment 

Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment 

Last Day for Division Chairs to Recommend Class Closures Due to Low Enrollment 

    (M)

    Last Day to Drop Courses with a "W" Grade - Session I

 Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") - Session III
 Last Day to Drop Courses with a Withdrawal ("W") - Session III
 Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session III
 Last Day to Withdraw from the University - Session III

NOTE: The University reserves the right to amend the calendar when necessary and will make every effort to notify the campus community should this occur.