Academic Calendar

2017–2018

Fall Semester 2017

August 2225, Tue.Fri. International Student Orientation
August 2428, Thu.Mon. Pre-College Conference
August 25, Fri. College Housing Opens for New Students, 10 a.m.
August 2528, Fri.Mon. New Student Orientation
August 27, Sun. College Housing Opens for Returning Students, 10 a.m.
August 27, Sun. Convocation for New Students and Parents, 2 p.m.
August 29, Tue. Classes Begin, 8 a.m.
September 4, Mon. Labor Day; Classes in Session
September 6, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop First-Half and Full Semester Courses
September 26, Tue. Opening Convocation  for Critical Issues Symposium - CANCELED
September 27, Wed. Critical Issues Symposium - CANCELED; Classes in Session
September 29, Fri. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail First-Half Courses
October 6, Fri. Fall Recess Begins, 6 p.m.
October 11, Wed. Fall Recess Ends, 8 a.m. Monday Schedule in Effect
October 13–15, Fri.–Sun. Homecoming Weekend
October 18, Wed. Midterm Grades Due, 4 p.m.
October 18, Wed. First-Half Semester Courses End
October 19, Thu. Last- Half Semester Courses Begin
October 27, Fri. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Last-Half Courses
October 27–29, Fri.–Sun. Family Weekend
November 3, Fri. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail Full Semester Courses
November 6–8, Mon.Wed. Online Registration for Spring (students with 20 or more credits)
November 910, Thu.Fri. In Person Registration for Spring (first years and students with fewer than 20 credits)
November 21, Tue. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail Last-Half Courses
November 23, Thu. Thanksgiving Recess Begins, 8 a.m.
November 27, Mon. Thanksgiving Recess Ends, 8 a.m.
December 8, Fri. Last Day of Classes
December 1115, Mon.Fri. Semester Examinations
December 15, Fri. College Housing Closes, 5 p.m.
December 19, Tue. Final Grades Due, 4 p.m.
Number of Days M: 14, T: 14, W: 15, R: 14, F: 14 70 total days

Spring Semester 2018

January 6, Sat. College Housing Opens, 12 Noon
January 8, Mon. Classes Begin, 8 a.m.
January 17, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop First-Half and Full Semester Courses
January 26, Fri. Incomplete (I) Grades from Fall Semester become "F"
February 9, Fri. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail First-Half Courses
February 9, Fri. Winter Recess Begins, 6 p.m.
February 14, Wed. Winter Recess Ends, 8 a.m. Monday Schedule in Effect
February 28, Wed. Midterm Grades Due, 4 p.m.
February 28, Wed. First-Half Semester Courses End
March 1, Thu. Last-Half Semester Courses Begin
March 8, Thu. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Last-Half Courses
March 15, Thu. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail Full Semester Courses
March 16, Fri. Spring Recess Begins, 8 a.m.
March 26, Mon. Spring Recess Ends, 8 a.m.
March 30, Fri. Good Friday; Classes Not in Session, Offices Closed
April 2, Mon. Easter Holiday; Classes Not in Session, Offices Open
April 3–4, Mon.Wed Online Registration for Fall (students with 18 or more credits)
April 5–6, Thurs.Fri. In Person Registration for Fall (students with fewer than 18 credits)
April 12, Thu. Last day to Withdraw for a “W" Grade or Pass/Fail Last-Half Courses
April 26, Thu. Honors Convocation, Dimnent Chapel, 7 p.m.
April 27, Fri. Spring Festival; Classes Dismissed at 3 p.m.
April 2728, Fri.Sat. Alumni Weekend
April 30–May 4, Mon.Fri. Semester Examinations
May 4, Fri. College Housing Closes for Students Not Participating in Commencement, 5 p.m.
May 6, Sun. Baccalaureate and Commencement
May 7, Mon. College Housing Closes for Students Participating in Commencement, 12 Noon
May 9, Wed. Final Grades Due, 4 p.m.
Number of Days M: 14, T: 14, W: 14, R: 15, F: 13 70 total days

May Term 2018

May 7, Mon. Classes Begin, 9 a.m.
May 9, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Courses
May 11, Fri. Last Day to Withdraw (50% Refund) for a “W” Grade
May 24, Thu. Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail
May 28, Mon. Memorial Day; Classes Not in Session, Offices Closed
June 1, Fri. May Term Ends

June Term 2018

June 4, Mon. Classes Begin, 9 a.m.
June 6, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Courses
June 8 Fri. Last Day to Withdraw (50% Refund) for a “W” Grade
June 21, Thu. Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) for a “W" Grade or Pass/Fail
June 22, Fri. Incomplete (I) grades from Spring Semester become "F"
June 29, Fri. June Term Ends

July Term 2018

July 2, Mon. Classes Begin, 9 a.m.
July 4, Wed. July 4th; Classes Not in Session, Offices Closed
July 5, Thu. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Courses
July 9, Mon. Last Day to Withdraw (50% Refund) for a “W” Grade
July 19, Thu. Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail
July 27, Fri. July Term Ends