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Full 2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

  • Friday, August 11—New Student Orientation
  • Monday, August 14—General Registration
  • Wednesday, August 16—On Campus First Day of Classes
  • Tuesday, August 22—Last day to Register, Add New Courses, Make Section Changes, Change Pass/Fail and Audit
  • Monday, September 4—Labor Day Recess: University Closed
  • Thursday, October 5 by noon—Mid-Semester Reports Due
  • Friday, October 13—Textbook Selection Deadline (for Spring 2018)
  • Tuesday, October 24—Last Day to Drop a Class
  • Saturday, November 18 thru Sunday, November 26—Fall Recess
  • Monday, December 4—Last Day to Withdraw from the University
  • Tuesday, December 5—Last day of Classes
  • Wednesday, December 6—Prep Day for Finals
  • Thursday, December 7,
    Friday, December 8,
    Monday, December 11 thru Wednesday December 13—Final Exam Week
  • Thursday, December 14—Winter Recess Begins
  • Friday, December 15—Commencement

Spring Semester

  • Thursday, January 4—New Student Orientation
  • Friday, January 5—General Registration
  • Monday, January 8—On Campus First day of Classes
  • Friday, January 12—Last day to Register, Add New Courses, Make Section Changes, Change Pass/Fail and Audit
  • Monday, January 15—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Recess: University Close
  • Tuesday, February 27 by noon—Mid-Semester Reports Due
  • Saturday, March 10 thru Sunday, March 18—Spring Recess
  • Friday, March 23—Last Day to Drop a Class
  • Friday, March 30—Friday Before Easter Recess: University Closed
  • Thursday, April 26—Last Day to Withdraw from the University
  • Friday, April 27—Last day of Classes
  • Monday, April 30 thru Friday, May 4—Final Examination Week
  • Tuesday, May 8–Primary Election Day Recess: University Closed
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 11, May 12 and May 13—Commencement
  • Saturday, May 12—Alumni Day

Summer 2018

  • Monday, May 14—Registration
  • Monday, May 14—On-Campus First Day of Classes
  • Monday, May 28—Memorial Day Recess: University Closed
  • Friday, June 22—Final Exam for First Six-Week Session
  • Wednesday, July 4—Independence Day Recess: University Closed
  • Friday, August 3—Final Exam for Second Six-Week Session and 12-Week Session
  • Friday, August 10—Degree Conferring Date (No Ceremonies)

Special Days of Concern

  • Thursday, September 21—Rosh Hashanah
  • Saturday, September 30—Yom Kippur
  • Saturday, November 11—Veterans Day
  • Sunday, November 12—Birth of Baha’u’llah
  • Friday, February 16—Chinese New Year
  • Saturday, March 31—Passover (Day of Special Concern)
  • Saturday, April 21—Feast of Rivdan

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