Academic Calendar & Term Timeline

Important updates for the 2017-18 academic year

  • Classes start on Wednesday, August 30, but because of the Labor Day holiday we will follow a Monday schedule that day.
  • Veteran’s Day (Friday, November 11th) will be a university holiday for staff only. Classes will be held on a regular schedule.
Important Dates for Fall 2017

University Holiday:
Labor Day: Sept. 4 (M)

First Day of Classes: Aug. 30 (W)

Course Registration Deadline: Sept. 7 (Th)

Add/Drop Deadline: Oct. 2 (M)

University Holiday:
Columbus Day: Oct. 9 (M)

Withdrawal Deadline: Oct 16 (M)

Veteran’s Day: Nov. 10 (F)
Classes will be held

Thanksgiving Recess: Nov. 22 (W) - Nov. 26 (Su)

Last Day of Classes: Dec. 1 (F)

Reading Period: Dec. 2 (Sa) - Dec. 8 (F)

Exam Period: Dec. 9 (Sa) - Dec. 19 (Tu)
Important Dates for Spring 2018

University Holiday
MLK Jr Day: Jan. 15 (M)

First Day of Classes: Jan. 22 (M)   

Course Registration Deadline: Jan. 26 (F)

University Holiday:
Presidents’ Day: Feb. 19 (M)

Add/Drop Deadline: Feb. 20 (Tu)

Withdrawal Deadline: Mar. 5 (M)
Spring Recess: Mar. 10 (Sa) - Mar 18 (Su)

Last Day of Classes: Apr. 25 (W)

Reading Period: Apr. 26 (Th) - May 2 (W)

Exam Period: May 3 (Th) - May 12 (Sa)

Commencement: May 24 (Th)