May 31, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar and Deadlines



Fall 2017

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Fall 2017 continuing student registration April 11-August 30
Fall 2017 new student registration May 2-August 30
New Student Orientation August 25-28
1st $40 late registration fee begins August 30
Class schedules of non-paid students are canceled August 31
Weekend classes begin September 1
Deadline to apply for fall 2017 graduation September 8
Labor Day observed (University closed) September 5
2nd $40 late registration fee begins September 11
Deadline to submit a spring 2018 graduation application November 3
Registration for spring semester 2018 begins November 6
Veteran’s Day observed (University closed) November 10
Thanksgiving recess (no classes) November 20-24
Thanksgiving observed (University closed) November 23-24

Block 1

Classes begin August 28
Last day to exchange or add block 1 August 29
Last day to drop a block 1 class with a grade of “W” September 8
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript September 15
Block ends September 20
Block break (no classes) September 21-22
Final grades due from faculty September 27

Block 2

Classes begin September 25
Last day to exchange or add block 2 September 26
Last day to drop a block 2 class with a grade of “W” October 6
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” October 6*
Block ends October 18
Block break (no classes) October 19-20
Final grades due from faculty October 25

Block 3

Classes begin October 23
Last day to exchange or add block 3 October 24
Last day to drop a block 3 class with a grade of “W” November 3
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” November *3
Block ends November 16
Block break (no classes) November 17-18
Final grades due from faculty November 27

Block 4

Classes begin November 27
Last day to exchange or add block 4 November 28
Last day to drop a block 4 class with a grade of “W” December 8
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” December 8*
Block/Semester ends December 20
Final grades due from faculty December 28

Full Semester

Classes begin August 28
Last day to add a full semester course September 8
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) September 15
Last day to drop all full term classes with grade of “W” December 8*
Semester ends December 20
Final grades due from faculty December 28

First Half Stringers Block 1 and 2

Classes begin August 28
Last day to add a first half stringer course September 1
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcripts) September 15
Last day to drop a first half stringer with grade of “W” October 6*
Classes end October 18
Final grades due from faculty October 25

Second Half Stringers Block 3 and 4

Classes begin October 23
Last day to add a second half stringer course October 27
Last day to drop a second half stringer course with grade of “W” December 8*
Classes end December 20
Final grades due from faculty December 27

* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended

 

Spring 2018

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Deadline to submit spring 2018 graduation application November 3
Spring 2018 continuing student registration November 6-January 8
Spring 2018 new student registration November 27-January 10
New Student Orientation January 5
1st $40 late registration fee begins January 10
Class schedules of non-paid students are canceled January 11
Weekend classes begin January 12
Martin Luther King Day observed (University closed) January 15
2nd $40 late registration fee begins January 22
President’s Day observed (University closed) February 19
Spring Break (no classes) March 5-9
Deadline for Commencement Participation forms March 16
Deadline for summer 2018 graduation applications March 19
Deadline for early commencement participation appeals March 16
Fall and summer 2018 continuing student registration begins April 9
Fall and summer 2018 new student registration begins April 30
121st Annual Commencement May 5

Block 5

Classes begin January 8
Last day to exchange or add block 5 January 9
Last day to drop a block 5 class with a grade of “W” January 19*
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) January 26
Block ends January 31
Block break (no classes) February 1-2
Final grades due from faculty February 8

Block 6

Classes begin February 5
Last day to exchange or add block 6 February 6
Last day to drop a block 6 class with a grade of “W” February 16
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” February 16*
Block ends March 2
Block break (no classes) March 3
Final grades due from faculty March 8

Block 7

Classes begin March 12
Last day to exchange or add block 7 March 13
Last day to drop a block 7 class with a grade of “W” March 23
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” March 23*
Block ends April 4
Block break (no classes) April 5-6
Final grades due from faculty April 11

Block 8

Classes begin April 9
Last day to exchange or add block 8 April 10
Last day to drop a block 8 class with a grade of “W” April 20
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” April 20*
Block/Semester ends May 2
Final grades due from faculty May 9

Full Semester

Classes begin January 8
Last day to add a full semester course January 19
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) January 26
Last day to drop all full term classes with grade of “W” April 20*
Semester ends May 2
Final grades due from faculty May 9

First Half Stringers Block 1 and 2

Classes begin January 8
Last day to add a first half stringer course January 12
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcripts) January 26
Last day to drop a first half stringer with grade of “W” February 16*
Classes end March 1
Final grades due from faculty March 8

Second Half Stringers Block 3 and 4

Classes begin March 12
Last day to add a second half stringer course March 16
Last day to drop a second half stringer course with grade of “W” April 20*
Classes end May 2
Final grades due from faculty May 9

* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended

 

Summer 2018

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Deadline to submit a summer 2018 graduation application February 23
Summer 2018 continuing student registration April 9-May 18
Summer 2018 new student registration April 30-May 18
$40 late registration fee begins May 23
Class schedules for non-paid students canceled May 24
Weekend classes begin May 26
Memorial Day observed (University closed) May 28
Independence Day observed (University closed) July 4

10-Week Session

Classes begin May 21
Last day to add a course May 25
Deadline to drop all courses-no record on transcripts June 8
Deadline to drop a class (W record) July 13
Last day of the 10-week session July 27
Grades due from faculty August 3

X-Block

Classes begin July 9
Last day to add a course July 10
$40 late fee begins July 11
Deadline to drop all classes-no record on transcripts July 11
Deadline to drop a class (W record) July 20
Last day of the X-block August 1
Grades due from faculty August 8

 

Outreach/Extension Programming

Fall 2017 August 28-December 20
Spring 2018 January 8-May 2
Summer 2018 May 21-August 17


* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended