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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017                             

 
Sunday, August 27 Returning students arrive after noon (Financial clearance required)
Monday, August 28 Fall semester classes begin

Friday, September 8

Last day to return course add forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 add forms due Oct 27)

Faculty deadline for Spring 2017 incompletes (INC lapses to F) & grade changes to Registrar by noon

Friday, September 22 Last day to return course drop forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 drop forms due Oct 27)
Friday, September 29

Rock the Community Day of Service

Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00

Friday, October 6

Fall Break begins after last class (residences close on Saturday, October 7 at noon)

Friday, October 13 Midterm grades and comments due to Registrar by noon
Sunday, October 15 Fall Break ends (students return after noon)
Monday, October 16

Classes resume

Friday, October 20

Module 1 ends

Monday, October 23

Module 2 begins

Friday, October 27

Last day to return Module 2 Add / Drop forms to Registrar by 5:00

Module 1 grades and comments due to Registrar by noon

Friday, October 27-
Sunday, October 29

Family Weekend

Friday, November 10

Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00

Moderation forms due to Registrar for December AA graduates by 5:00

Spring semester Leave To Study Away applications due to Academic Affairs by 5:00

Wednesday, November 15

Equity and Inclusion Day. No classes.

Last day to return course withdrawal forms to Registrar by 5:00

Friday, November 17 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class (residences close Sat, Nov 18, at 12:00)
Sunday, November 26 Thanksgiving Break ends (students return after noon)
Monday, November 27 Classes resume
Wednesday, December 6 Registration for Spring 2018 semester (Financial clearance required)
Friday, December 8 Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00

 Wednesday, December 13

Last day of classes

By noon: 1 signed copy of final thesis begun Spring 2017 due to Provost

By noon: Self-evaluations of thesis begun Fall 2017 due to Academic Affairs

Thursday, December 14 Reading Day

Friday, Monday, Tuesday
December 15, 18, & 19 (end at noon)

Final examination period (residences close Wednesday, December 20 at noon)
Wednesday, December 20 Fall semester grades for students on academic probation due to Registrar by noon

 

Intersession 2017 - 2018

 

Wednesday, December 20-
Sunday, January 21

Intersession

Monday, December 25, 2017-
Monday, January 1, 2018

School Closed (all campus offices are closed)
Tuesday, January 2 Fall semester grades and comments due to Registrar by noon
Thursday, January 18 Faculty Retreat

 

Spring Semester 2018

 
Wednesday, January 17 New international students arrive (Financial clearance required)
Friday, January 19

New students arrive 10:00-11:00 (Financial clearance required)

Advising and registration for new students 3:30-5:00

Student deadline to submit work to faculty for Fall 2017 incompletes (I lapses to F) & grade changes

Sunday, January 21 Returning students arrive after noon (Financial clearance required)
Monday, January 22 Spring semester classes begin
Friday, February 2

Last day to return course add forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 add forms due March 30)

Faculty deadline for Fall 2017 incompletes (I lapses to F) & grade changes to Registrar by noon

Friday, February 16

Last day to return course drop forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 drop forms due March 30)

Monday, February 19

No classes

Friday, March 2 Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00
Wednesday, March 7

Scholarship applications due to Academic Affairs by 5:00

Moderation forms due to Registrar for May AA graduates by 5:00

Fall semester Leave To Study Away applications due to Academic Affairs by 5:00

Friday, March 9

Module 1 ends

Spring Break begins after last class (residences close Saturday, March 10 at noon)

Friday, March 16 Midterm and Module 1 grades and comments due to Registrar by noon
Sunday, March 25 Spring Break ends (students return after noon)
Monday, March 26

Classes resume

Module 2 begins

Friday, March 30 Last day to return Module 2 Add / Drop forms to Registrar by 5:00
Friday, April 13 All financial aid applications (FAFSA and Profile) due to Financial Aid Office
Wednesday, April 25 Last day to return course withdrawal forms to Registrar by 5:00
Friday, May 5 Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00
Wednesday, May 9

By noon: 1 signed copy of final thesis begun Fall 2017 due to Provost

By noon: Self evaluations of thesis begun Spring 2018 due to Academic Affairs

Registration for Fall 2018 semester (Financial clearance required)

Friday, May 11 Last day of classes
Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13 Reading Period

Monday, May 14-Wednesday, May 16

Final examination period
Thursday, May 17

Residences close at noon for non-degree students

Spring semester grades for graduates due to Registrar by 11:00 am

Saturday, May 19

Commencement

Residences close for graduates at 4:00

Tuesday, May 29 Spring semester grades and comments due to Registrar by noon