Undergraduate Programs

Academic Year 2017-2018 Fall 2017 Spring 2018
New Students Arrive Aug. 22 Jan. 18
Orientation Aug. 22 - 27 Jan. 18 - 21
Returning Students Arrive Aug. 25 Jan. 19
New Student Registration Aug. 25 Jan. 19
Classes Begin Aug. 28 Jan. 22
Deadline for Schedule Changes (Drop/Add) Sep. 1 Jan. 26
February Break N/A Feb. 23
Academic Travel Oct. 21 - Nov. 4 Mar. 10 - 24
Advising & Registration Nov. 6 - 17 Mar. 26 - Apr. 6
Easter Break N/A Apr. 2
University Day
Classes will not be held as students are expected to
participate in scheduled events
N/A Apr. 11
Withdrawal Deadline Nov. 23 Apr. 20
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 24 NA
Last Day of Classes Dec. 8 May 4
Reading Days Dec. 9 - 10 May 5 - 6
Senior Presentations N/A May 7 - 8
Final Exams
Make up exams will be held on the last day of the exam period.
Dec. 11 - 15 May 9 - 15
Residence Halls Close (non-graduating students)* Dec. 17 May 18
Residence Halls Close (graduating students)* Dec. 17 May 21
Commencement N/A May 20
Offices Closed Dec. 25, 2017 -
Jan. 5, 2018
NA
 

Please note: Calendar dates are binding. Late arrivals and early departures are not permitted.

*Residence Halls close at noon on the closing date. 

Graduate Programs

Fall 2017
New students arrive Aug. 18 - 20
Program begins Aug. 21
Classes begin with Leadership Development through Action Aug. 28
Fall Break Oct. 30 - Nov. 3
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 24
Last day of classes Dec. 15
Offices closed Dec. 25, 2016 - Jan. 5, 2017
   
Spring 2018
Students arrive Jan. 19 - 21
Classes begin Jan. 22
February Break Feb. 23
Academic Travel Mar. 10 - 24
Easter Break Apr. 2
University Day Apr. 11
Last day of classes May 17
Commencement May 20
   

Please note: Calendar dates are binding. Late arrivals and early departures are not permitted.