Academic Calendar

 

 | Spring 2016 | | Summer 2016 | |Fall 2016 |

 | Spring 2017 | | Summer 2017 | | Fall 2017

 | Spring 2018 | 


 Spring 2016

(Revised January 11, 2016)

 

Tuesday, December 15  — Friday, January 12
  • Spring Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, January 4
  • Midpoint Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

 

Wednesday, January 6
  •  Faculty return to duty.

 

Thursday, January 7
  • Freshman Orientation.

 

Friday, January 8
  • Open Registration Ends at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 8th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2016.  Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, January 10 — Tuesday, January 12
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 10th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12th

 

Tuesday, January 12
  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, January 13
  • First Day of Classes - Regular Semester and Term I.

  • Interim grades are due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, January 13 — Friday, January 15
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

  
Friday, January 15
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 12:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Spring 2016.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Monday, January 18
  • Martin Luther King Holiday.

 
Thursday, February 4
  • Midpoint for Spring Term I session

 

Monday, February 8 — Friday, February 12
  • Mardi Gras Holidays

 

Monday, February 15
  • Graduation Audit for Spring 2016 graduation candidates begins.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Spring 2016 after this date. 

  • Last day to apply for Summer/Fall 2016 graduation without late fee.

 

Tuesday, February 16
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday, March 7
  • Term I Classes end.

 

Tuesday, March 8
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; T-Th schedule.

 

Wednesday, March 9
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; M-W schedule
 
Wednesday, March 9
  • Midpoint for Spring semester
 
Monday, March 14
  • Term II Classes begin.

 

Wednesday, March 16
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Thursday, March 24
  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw or resign from the University. Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday, March 25 — Friday, April 1
  • Spring Break.

 

Thursday, March 31
  • Early Orientation for Scholarship Recipients.

 

Monday, April 4 --- Friday, April 8
  • Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2016 Classes
 
Monday, April 11
  • Open Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2016 Classes
 
Wednesday, April 13
  • Midpoint for Spring Term II session
 
Thursday, April 28
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday, May 6
  • Last day of classes.

 

Saturday, May 7
  • Saturday Only Classes - Final Examinations.

 

Monday, May 9 — Friday, May 13
  • Final Examinations.

 

Thursday, May 12
  • Grades of prospective graduating students due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, May 14
  • Commencement 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, May 16
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  •  Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.

 

Friday, May 20
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 p.m.

 

Note: UNIVERSITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY - JANUARY 18; MARDI GRAS - FEBRUARY 8-9 and EASTER - MARCH 25-28.  CAMPUS DINING OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED WHEN UNIVERSITY CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.  PLEASE REFER TO Auxiliary Services FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ALL RENTAL TEXTBOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL ON OR BEFORE 6:00 PM ON THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS.  HOURS OF OPERATION EACH DAY DURING FINAL EXAMS IS 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  

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    Summer 2016

 
Tuesday, May 17 — Tuesday, May 31
  • Summer Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, May 23
  • Midpoint of Summer Interim session

  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid

 

 Wednesday, May 25
  • Summer Interim Classes:  Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, May 25 — Thursday, May 26
  • Freshman Orientation

 

Thursday, May 26
  • Open Registration Ends at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016.  Students who have not paid by 5:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 5:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated/pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, May 29 — Tuesday, May 31
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 29th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31st.

 

Monday, May 30
  • Memorial Day Holiday
 
Tuesday, May 31
  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, June 1
  • First Day of Classes - Regular Semester and Term I

  • Interim grades are due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, June 1

  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Thursday, June 2
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 5:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Summer 2016.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Wednesday, June 8 — Thursday, June 9
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program I, Fall 2016 Freshman by Invitation

 
Monday, June 13
  • Midpoint for Summer Term I session

 

Wednesday, June 15
  • Graduation Audit for Summer 2016 graduation candidates begin.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Spring 2016 after this date. 

 

Wednesday, June 15 — Thursday, June 16 
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program II, Fall 2016 Freshman by Invitation

 

Thursday, June 16
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 22 — Thursday, June 23
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program III, Fall 2016 Freshman by Invitation

 
Thursday, June 23
  • Midpoint of Summer semester

  • Term I Classes End

  

Monday, June 27
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations

 

Tuesday, June 28
  • Term II Classes Begin

  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes or resign from the University. Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 
Wednesday, June 29 — Thursday, June 30
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program IV, Fall 2016 Freshman by Invitation
 
Monday, July 4
  • Independence Day Holiday

 

Tuesday, July 5
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Monday, July 11
  • Midpoint of Summer Term II session

 

Wednesday, July 13 — Thursday, July 14
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program V, Fall 2016 Freshman by Invitation

 

Thursday, July 14
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 21
  • Last day of classes

 

Monday, July 25
  • Term II Classes:  Final Examinations

 

Monday, July 25 — Tuesday, July 26
  • Regular Classes:  Final Examinations

 

Wednesday, July 27
  • Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine

 

Thursday, July 28
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Monday, August 1
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 5:30 p.m.

 

Note: UNIVERSITY OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAYS DURING THE SUMMER TERM; MEMORIAL DAY - MONDAY, MAY 30; INDEPENDENCE DAY - MONDAY, JULY 4.  CAMPUS DINING OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED WHEN UNIVERSITY CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.  PLEASE REFER TO  Auxiliary Services FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ALL RENTAL TEXTBOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL ON OR BEFORE 6:00 PM ON THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS.  HOURS OF OPERATION EACH DAY DURING FINAL EXAMS IS 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  

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Fall 2016

  

Monday, August 1 — Monday, August 15
  • Fall Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, August 8
  • Midpoint for Fall Interim session

  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

 

Tuesday, August 9
  •  Faculty return to duty.

 

Wednesday, August 10
  • Fall Interim Classes:  Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m. 

 

Wednesday, August 10 — Thursday, August 11
  • Freshman Orientation.

 

Friday, August 12
  • Open Registration Ends at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 12th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2016.  Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, August 14 — Tuesday, August 16
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 14th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16th

 

Tuesday, August 16
  • Student Success Day 

  • Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedules as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday August 16th

  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, August 17
  • First Day of Classes; Regular Semester and Term I.

  • Interim grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, August 17 — Thursday, August 18
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2016.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Friday, August 19
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 12:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Fall 2016.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Monday, September 5
  • Labor Day Holiday.

 
Friday, September 9
  • Midpoint for Fall Term I session

 

Thursday, September 15
  • Graduation Audit for Fall 2016 graduation candidates begins.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Fall 2016 after this date. 

  • Last day to apply for Spring 2017 graduation without late fee.

 

Friday, September 23
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, October 5
  • Term I Classes end.

 

Wednesday, October 6
  • Midpoint for Fall semester

 
Monday, October 10
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; M-W schedule.

 

Tuesday, October 11
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; T-TH schedule
 
Wednesday, October 12
  • Term II Classes begin.

 

Thursday, October 13 — Friday, October 14
  • Fall Break
 
Friday, October 21
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Thursday, November 3
  • Midpoint for Fall Term II session

 

Friday, November 4
  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw or resign from the University. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Monday, November 14 — Friday, November 18
  • Priority Registration for Spring 2017 Classes

 

Wednesday, November 16
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday, November 21
  • Open Registration Begins for Spring 2017 Classes
 
Wednesday, November 23 — Friday, November 25
  • Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Friday, December 2
  • Last day of classes

 

Saturday, December 3
  • Saturday Only Classes - Final Examinations.

 

Monday, December 5 — Friday, December 9
  • Final Examinations.

 

Thursday, December 8
  • Grades of prospective graduating students due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, December 10
  • Commencement 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, December 12
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  •  Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.

 

Friday, December 16
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 p.m.

 

Note: UNIVERSITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON LABOR DAY - SEPTEMBER 5; FALL BREAK - OCTOBER 13-14; THANKSGIVING - NOVEMBER 23-25; AND CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS - DECEMBER 19-JANUARY 2nd.  CAMPUS DINING OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED WHEN UNIVERSITY CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.  PLEASE REFER TO Auxiliary Services FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ALL RENTAL TEXTBOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL ON OR BEFORE 6:00 PM ON THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS.  HOURS OF OPERATION EACH DAY DURING FINAL EXAMS IS 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  

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 Spring 2017

 
Tuesday, December 13  — Monday, January 9
  • Spring Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Tuesday, January 3
  • Midpoint for Spring Interim session

  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

 

Wednesday, January 4
  •  Faculty return to duty.

 

Wednesday, January 4 —Thursday, January 5
  • Freshman Orientation.

 

Thursday, January 5
  • Spring Interim Classes; Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday, January 6
  • Open Registration Ends at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 6th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017.  Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, January 8 — Tuesday, January 10
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 8th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10th

 

Tuesday, January 10
  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, January 11
  • First Day of Classes - Regular Semester and Term I.

  • Interim grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, January 11 — Thursday, January 12
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, 2017.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Friday, January 13
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 12:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Spring 2017.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Monday, January 16
  • Martin Luther King Holiday.

 
Thursday, February 3
  • Midpoint for Spring Term I session

 

Tuesday, February 14
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, February 15
  • Graduation Audit for Spring 2017 graduation candidates begins.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Spring 2016 after this date. 

  • Last day to apply for Summer/Fall 2017 graduation without late fee.

 

Monday, February 27 — Friday, March 3
  • Mardi Gras Holiday

 

Monday, March 6
  • Term I Classes end.

 

Tuesday, March 7
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; T-Th schedule.

 

Wednesday, March 8
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; M-W schedule
 
  •  Midpoint for Spring semester
 
Monday, March 13
  • Term II Classes begin.

 

Wednesday, March 15
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Friday, March 24
  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw or resign from the University. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Monday, March 27 — Friday, March 31
  • Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 Classes

 

Monday, April 3
  • Open Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2017 Classes

 

Tuesday, April 4
  • Midpoint for Spring Term II session

 

Friday, April 14 — Friday, April 21
  • Spring Break.

 

Thursday, April 20
  • Early Orientation for Scholarship Recipients.

 

Thursday, April 28
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday, May 5
  • Last day of classes.

 

Saturday, May 6
  • Saturday Only Classes - Final Examinations.

 

Monday, May 8 — Friday, May 12
  • Final Examinations.

 

Thursday, May 11
  • Grades of prospective graduating students due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, May 13
  • Commencement 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, May 15
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  •  Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.

 

Friday, May 19
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 p.m.

 

Note: UNIVERSITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY - JANUARY 16; MARDI GRAS- FEBRUARY 27- 28 AND EASTER- APRIL 14-17.  CAMPUS DINING OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED WHEN UNIVERSITY CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.  PLEASE REFER TO Auxiliary Services FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ALL RENTAL TEXTBOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL ON OR BEFORE 6:00 PM ON THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS.  HOURS OF OPERATION EACH DAY DURING FINAL EXAMS IS 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  

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    Summer 2017

 
Tuesday, May 16 — Tuesday, May 30
  • Summer Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, May 22
  • Midpoint of Summer Interim session

 
Tuesday, May 23
  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid

 

 Wednesday, May 24
  • Summer Interim Classes:  Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, May 24 — Thursday, May 25
  • Freshman Orientation

 

Thursday, May 25
  • Open Registration Ends at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Students who have not paid by 5:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 5:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated/pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, May 28 — Tuesday, May 30
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 28th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30th.

 

Monday, May 29
  • Memorial Day Holiday
 
Tuesday, May 30
  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, May 31
  • First Day of Classes - Regular Semester and Term I

  • Interim grades are due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, May 31
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Thursday, June 1
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 5:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Summer 2017.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Wednesday, June 7 — Thursday, June 8
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program I, Fall 2017 Freshman by Invitation

 
Monday, June 12
  • Midpoint for Summer Term I session

 

Wednesday, June 14 — Thursday, June 15 
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program II, Fall 2017 Freshman by Invitation

 
Thursday, June 15
  • Graduation Audit for Summer 2017 graduation candidates begin.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Spring 2017 after this date. 

  •  Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 21 — Thursday, June 22
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program III, Fall 2017 Freshman by Invitation

 
Thursday, June 22
  • Midpoint of Summer semester

  • Term I Classes End

  

Monday, June 26
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations

 

Tuesday, June 27
  • Term II Classes Begin

  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes or resign from the University. Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 
Wednesday, June 28 — Thursday, June 29
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program IV, Fall 2017 Freshman by Invitation
 
Monday, July 3
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Tuesday, July 4
  • Independence Day Holiday

  

Monday, July 10
  • Midpoint of Summer Term II session

 

Wednesday, July 12 — Thursday, July 13
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program V, Fall 2017 Freshman by Invitation

 

Thursday, July 13
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 20
  • Last day of classes

 

Monday, July 24
  • Term II Classes:  Final Examinations

 

Monday, July 24 — Tuesday, July 25
  • Regular Classes:  Final Examinations

 

Wednesday, July 26
  • Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine

 

Thursday, July 27
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Monday, July 31
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 5:30 p.m.

 

Note: UNIVERSITY OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAYS DURING THE SUMMER TERM; MEMORIAL DAY - MONDAY, MAY 29; INDEPENDENCE DAY - TUESDAY, JULY 4.  CAMPUS DINING OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED WHEN UNIVERSITY CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.  PLEASE REFER TO  Auxiliary Services FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ALL RENTAL TEXTBOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL ON OR BEFORE 6:00 PM ON THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS.  HOURS OF OPERATION EACH DAY DURING FINAL EXAMS IS 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  

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Fall 2017

  

Monday, July 31 — Monday, August 14
  • Fall Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, August 7
  • Midpoint for Fall Interim session

  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

 

Tuesday, August 8
  •  Faculty return to duty.

 

Wednesday, August 9
  • Fall Interim Classes:  Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m. 

 

Wednesday, August 9 — Thursday, August 10
  • Freshman Orientation.

 

Friday, August 11
  • Open Registration Ends at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 11th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017.  Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, August 13 — Tuesday, August 15
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 13th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15th

 

Tuesday, August 15
  • Student Success Day 

  • Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedules as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday August 15th

  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, August 16
  • First Day of Classes; Regular Semester and Term I.

  • Interim grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, August 16 — Thursday, August 17
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Friday, August 18
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 12:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Fall 2017.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Monday, September 4
  • Labor Day Holiday.

 
Friday, September 8
  • Midpoint for Fall Term I session

 

Friday, September 15
  • Graduation Audit for Fall 2017 graduation candidates begins.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Fall 2017 after this date. 

  • Last day to apply for Spring 2018 graduation without late fee.

 

Friday, September 22
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, October 4
  • Term I Classes end.

 

Friday, October 6
  • Midpoint for Fall semester

 
Monday, October 9
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; M-W schedule.

 

Tuesday, October 10
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; T-TH schedule
 
Wednesday, October 11
  • Term II Classes begin.

 

Thursday, October 12 — Friday, October 13
  • Fall Break 

 

Friday, October 20
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  

Friday, November 3
  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw or resign from the University. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, November 6
  • Midpoint for Fall Term II session

 

Monday, November 13 — Friday, November 17
  • Priority Registration for Spring 2018 Classes

 

Wednesday, November 15
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday, November 20
  • Open Registration Begins for Spring 2018 Classes
 
Wednesday, November 22 — Friday, November 24
  • Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Friday, December 1
  • Last day of classes

 

Saturday, December 2
  • Saturday Only Classes - Final Examinations.

 

Monday, December 4 — Friday, December 8
  • Final Examinations.

 

Thursday, December 7
  • Grades of prospective graduating students due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, December 9
  • Commencement 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, December 11
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  •  Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.

 

Friday, December 15
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 p.m.

 

Note: UNIVERSITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON LABOR DAY - SEPTEMBER 4; FALL BREAK - OCTOBER 12-13; THANKSGIVING - NOVEMBER 22-24; AND CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS - DECEMBER 19-JANUARY 2nd.  CAMPUS DINING OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED WHEN UNIVERSITY CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.  PLEASE REFER TO Auxiliary Services FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ALL RENTAL TEXTBOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL ON OR BEFORE 6:00 PM ON THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS.  HOURS OF OPERATION EACH DAY DURING FINAL EXAMS IS 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  

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Spring 2018

 
Tuesday, December 12  — Friday, January 8
  • Spring Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, December 18
  • Midpoint for Spring Interim session

 

Wednesday, January 3
  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

  • Faculty return to duty.

 

Wednesday, January 3 — Thursday, January 4
  • Freshman Orientation.

 

Thursday, January 4
  • Spring Interim Classes:  Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday, January 5
  • Open Registration Ends at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 5th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018.  Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, January 7 — Tuesday, January 9
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 7th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9th

 

Tuesday, January 9
  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, January 10
  • First Day of Classes - Regular Semester and Term I.

  • Interim grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, January 10 — Thursday, January 11
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2018.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Friday, January 12
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 12:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Spring 2018.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Monday, January 15
  • Martin Luther King Holiday.

 
Thursday, February 2
  • Midpoint for Spring Term I session

 

Monday, February 12 — Friday, February 16
  • Mardi Gras Holidays

 

Tuesday, February 14
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday, February 15
  • Graduation Audit for Spring 2018 graduation candidates begins.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Spring 2018 after this date. 

  • Last day to apply for Summer/Fall 2018 graduation without late fee.

 

 Monday, March 5
  • Term I Classes end.

 

Tuesday, March 6
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; T-Th schedule.

 

Wednesday, March 7
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; M-W schedule
 
Wednesday, March 7
  • Midpoint for Spring semester
 
Monday, March 12
  • Term II Classes begin.

 

Wednesday, March 14
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Friday, March 23
  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw or resign from the University. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Friday, March 30 — Friday, April 6
  • Spring Break.

 

Thursday, April 5
  • Early Orientation for Scholarship Recipients.

 

Monday, April 9 --- Friday, April 13
  • Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 Classes
 
Wednesday, April 11
  • Midpoint for Spring Term II session

 

Monday, April 16
  • Open Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2018 Classes
  
Thursday, April 26
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday, May 4
  • Last day of classes.

 

Saturday, May 5
  • Saturday Only Classes - Final Examinations.

 

Monday, May 7 — Friday, May 11
  • Final Examinations.

 

Thursday, May 10
  • Grades of prospective graduating students due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, May 12
  • Commencement 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, May 14
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  • Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.

 

Friday, May 18
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 p.m.

 

Note: UNIVERSITY OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY- JANUARY 15; MARDI GRAS - FEBRUARY 12-13 AND EASTER - MARCH 30 - APRIL 2ND.  CAMPUS DINING OPERATIONS WILL BE CLOSED WHEN UNIVERSITY CLASSES ARE NOT IN SESSION.  PLEASE REFER TO Auxiliary Services FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

ALL RENTAL TEXTBOOKS MUST BE RETURNED TO TEXTBOOK RENTAL ON OR BEFORE 6:00 PM ON THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY OF FINAL EXAMINATIONS.  HOURS OF OPERATION EACH DAY DURING FINAL EXAMS IS 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  

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