2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall 2017

August 17, Thursday

Opening Day for Returning Faculty and Nine-Month Staff

August 20, Sunday

Convocation

August 21, Monday

Advisement and Late Registration for New Students

August 22, Tuesday

Fall Semester Begins; 16 and 1st 8 Week Classes Start

August 25, Friday

Last Day to Add/Registrar for 1st 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 1st 8 Week Classes

August 28, Monday

Last Day to Add/Register for 16 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 16 Week Classes

September 4, Monday

Labor Day; University Closed (No Day or Evening Classes)

Septmber 11-15, Monday-Friday

Three Week Attendance Reporting; Deadline is 4pm on Friday, September 15

September 28-October 3, Thursday-Tuesday

Interim Grading; Deadline is 4pm on Tuesday, October 3

October 6, Friday

Fall Break (No Day or Evening Classes)

October 9, Monday

Classes Resume

October 9-17, Monday-Tuesday

Final Grading Opens for 1st 8 Week Classes; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, October 17

October 13, Friday

Last Day of 1st 8 Week Classes

October 16, Monday

2nd 8 Week Classes Start

October 19, Thursday

Last Day to Add/Register for 2nd 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 2nd 8 Week Classes

October 21, Saturday

Homecoming

November 6, Monday

Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 16 Week Classes

November 13-December 3, Monday-Sunday

Spring 2018 Priority Registration

November 20-24, Monday-Friday

Thanksgiving Break; No Day or Evening Classes

November 23-24, Thursday-Friday

University Closed

November 27, Monday

University Opens; Classes Resume

November 30, Thursday

Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 2nd 8 Week Classes

December 4, Monday

Spring 2017 Open Registration Begins

December 4-8, Monday-Friday

Study Week

December 8, Friday

Last Day of Fall Classes

December 8-19, Friday-Tuesday

Final Grading Opens; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, December 10

December 11-15, Monday-Friday

Final Examinations

December 16, Saturday

Commencement

December 23-January 2, Saturday-Monday

Winder Recess; University Closed

Spring 2018

January 3, Wednesday University Opens
January 9, Tuesday Opening Day for Returning Faculty and Nine Month Staff
January 11-12, Thursday-Friday Advisement and Registration for New Students
January 15, Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed
January 16,  Tuesday Spring Semester Begins; 16 and 1st 8 Week Classes Start
January 19, Friday Last Day to Add/Register for 1st 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 1st 8 Week Classes 
January 22, Monday Last Day to Add/Register for 16 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 16 Week Classes
February 5-9, Monday-Friday Three Week Attendance Reporting; Deadline is 4pm on Friday, February 9
February 22-27, Thursday-Tuesday Interim Grading; Deadline is 4 pm on Tuesday, February 27
February 23, Friday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 1st 8 Week Classes
March 5-20, Monday-Tuesday Final Grading Opens for 1st 8 Week Classes; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, March 21
March 5-8, Monday-Thursday Summer 2018 Priority Registration
March 9, Friday 1st 8 Week Classes End
March 9, Friday Summer 2017 Open Registration begins
Mon Mar 12-16, Monday-Friday Spring Break (No Day or Evening Classes)
March 19, Monday Classes Resume; 2nd 8 Week Classes Start
March 22, Thursday Last Day to Add/Register for 2nd 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 2nd 8 Week Classes
April 9, Monday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 16 Week Classes
April 16-29, Monday-Sunday Fall 2018 Priority Registration
April 26, Thursday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 2nd 8 Week Classes
April 30, Monday Fall 2018 Open Registration begins
April 30-May 4 Monday-Friday Study Week
May 4, Friday Last Day of Spring Classes
May 7-11, Monday-Friday Final Examinations
May 12, Saturday Commencement

Summer 2018

May 21, Monday Summer Term Begins; 3 Week, 7 Week, and 11 Week Classes Start
May 28, Monday Memorial Day; University Closed (No Day or Evening Classes)
May 29, Monday University Opens; Classes Resume
June 11, Monday 1st 4 Week and 8 Week Classes Start
July 4, Wednesday Independence Day Observance; University Closed (No Day or Evening Classes)
July 5, Thursday University Opens; Classes Resume
July 9, Monday 2nd 4 week Summer Classes Start
August 3, Friday Summer Terms End
August 7, Tuesday Final Grading Deadline for all Summer courses is Noon on Tuesday, August 7