Academic Calendar '17-'18

Fall Semester 2017
June 14 Transfer Registration   Wednesday
  16-17 First Year Student Registration   Friday-Saturday
July 12 Transfer Registration   Wednesday
  14-15 First Year Student Registration   Friday-Saturday
August 4 Fall Semester tuition due in full   Friday
  21-24 New International Student Orientation   Monday-Thursday
  23 Final New Student Registration   Wednesday
  24 Residence Halls open for new students 1 pm Thursday
  25-26 New Student Orientation begins 10 am Friday-Saturday
  27 Residence Halls open for returning students 10 am Sunday
  28 Classes begin 8 am Monday
  31 Convocation 4 pm Thursday
September 4 Labor Day - No classes   Monday
  11 End add/drop full semester courses 4:30 pm  Monday
  16-17 Homecoming & Family Weekend (for parents, alumni and students)   Saturday-Sunday
  29 October Break; Residence Halls close 6 pm Friday
October 1 First Late Fee Applied to Students' Account with Balance 8 am Sunday
  8 Residence Halls open 10 am Sunday
  9 Classes resume 8 am Monday
  13 Incompletes to grades due for every student 4:30 pm Friday
  23 Mid-semester point   Tuesday
  26 Mid-semester grades due 4:30 pm Thursday
 November 1 Second Late Fee Applied to Students' Account with Balance 8 am Wednesday
  3 End drop full semester courses with fee 4:30 pm  Friday
  6 Registration appointments begin Spring '18 8 am  Monday
  10 Registration appointments end Spring '18 4:30 pm Friday
  13-21 Registration continues   Monday-Thursday
  21 November break begins after evening classes end   Tuesday*
  21 Residence Halls close 6 pm Tuesday
  26 Residence Halls open 10 am Sunday
  27 Classes resume 8 am Monday
December 1 Deadline for degree applications for December '18 4:30 pm Friday
  1 Third Late Fee Applied to Students' Account with Balance 8 am Friday
  15 Classes end 5 pm Friday
  15 Spring semester tuition due in full   Friday
  18 Finals begin 8 am Monday
  22 Finals end 5 pm Friday
  22 Residence Halls close 6 pm Friday
Spring Semester 2018   
January       2        Deadline for online submission of  Fall '17 grades 8 am Tuesday
  11 New Student Registration Spring '18 8 am Thursday
  15 Returning Student Scholarship Application available 8 am Monday
  15 Residence Halls open 10 am Monday
  15 Martin Luther King Day -  No classes   Monday
  16 Classes Begin 8 am Tuesday
  18 Convocation 12:45 pm Thursday
  29 End add/drop full semester courses 4:30 pm Monday
February 1 Summer Financial Aid application available   Thursday
  16 Winter recess begins; Residence Halls close 6 pm Friday
  25 Residence Halls open 10 am Sunday
  26 Classes Resume 8 am Monday
March 1 First Late Fee Applies to Students' Account with Balance 8 am Thursday
  6 Incompletes to grades due for every student 4:30 pm  Tuesday
  12 Mid-semester point   Monday
  15 Mid-semester grades due 4:30 pm Thursday
  23 Deadline to drop full semester courses with fee 4:30 pm Friday
  26 Registration appointments begin Fall '18 8 am Monday
  30 Registration appointments end Fall '18 4:30 pm Friday
  31 Spring recess begins; Residence Halls close 6 pm Friday
April 3 Priority deadline for '18-'19 financial aid due 4:30 pm Tuesday
  3 Second Late Fee Applied to Students' Account with Balance 8 am Tuesday
  8 Residence Halls Open 10 am Sunday
  9 Classes Resume 8 am Monday
  10 Fall '18 Residence Hall Deposits Due 4:30 pm  Tuesday
  9-20 Registration Fall '18 Continues   Monday-Friday
  12 Exit interview session for May graduates who borrowed Federal Student Loans 12:30-2 pm Thursday
May 1 Deadline for degree applications for May '19 4:30 pm Tuesday
  1 New Student Deposit Due   Tuesday
  1 Third Late Fee Applied to Students' Account with Balance 8 am Tuesday
  4 Classes End 5 pm Friday
  7 Finals Begin 8 am Monday
  11 Finals End 5 pm Friday
  11 Residence Halls close for all but graduating seniors 6 pm Friday
  12 Commencement 11 am Saturday
  18 Deadline for online submission of Spring '18 grades 12 pm Friday

*For those students who have evening classes, the Residence Halls will remain open until 10 am the next morning.