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Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so.

REGISTRATION

Advance Registration

April 2-27

Continuing Registration and Add/Drop

April 30-August 19

Last Day to Register Before Classes Begin

August 19

CLASSES BEGIN

August 20

First Day for Late Registration Fee of $20.00

August 20

Final Day to Register

August 24

Advance Registration for Next Term(s) Begins

October 22

Final Day of Full Term Fall Classes

December 7

Winter Session part of fall term classes begin

December 17

Final Day of Winter Session part of fall term classes

January 11

Early Progress Grading

September 28-October 16

FINAL EXAMINATIONS

Final Exam Preparation Period

December 3-9

Final Examinations

December 10-14

Final Grades Due

December 18

ADD/DROP (changes in schedule, retaining at least one course)

100% Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses

August 20-31*

No Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses after this date

August 31*

No Record of Grade on Dropped Courses

August 20-31

Final Day to Add a Class

August 24

Automatic Grade of W for Dropped Course(s) for Graduate students

September 4-28

Grade of W or F for Dropped Course(s) for Graduate students

October 1-26

Automatic Grade of W for Dropped Course(s) for Undergraduate students

September 4-November 9

Petition to College Dean to Drop Course(s) for Undergraduate Students
(Instructor’s Signature and Grade of W or F Required)

November 12-December 7

Petition College Dean to Drop Course(s) for Graduate Students (Instructor's Signature and Grade of W or F Required)October 29-December 7
COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL (dropping all courses for a semester)

Cancellation Deadline (no record of grade on transcript)

August 19

100% Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals

August 20-31*

No Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals after this date

August 31

Automatic Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Graduate students

August 20-September 28

Grade of W or F on Complete Withdrawals for Graduate students (to be assigned by instructor)

October 1-December 7

Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Undergraduate students

August 20-December 7

AUDIT

Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Undergraduate students

August 31

Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Undergraduate students

August 31

Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Graduate students

August 31

Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Graduate students

October 26

Graduation and Related Requirements

Final Day to Submit Master’s Degree Program of Study to the Graduate College

First Monday in April

Final Day to Apply for the Doctoral General Examination

August 31

Final Day to File Graduation Application

September 15

Final Day to Request Authority for Dissertation Defense

November 21

Final Day to Request Authority for Thesis Defense

November 30

Final Day to Complete Doctoral General Examination

December 7

Final Day for Dissertation Defense

December 7

Final Day for Thesis Defense

December 7

Final Day for Non-Thesis Exam

December 7

Final Day to Complete Work Needed for Graduation

December 14

Final Day to Submit Dissertation to SHAREOK

December 14

Final Day to Submit Thesis to SHAREOK

December 14

Final Day to Submit Work Needed (e.g. transfer work) for Graduation to Academic Records

January 7

Holidays and Vacation Days

Labor Day Holiday

September 3

Thanksgiving Vacation

November 21-25

Winter Session Holidays
December 24-25, January 1
*College of Professional and Continuing Studies students have the first week of every 8-week session to drop courses with 100% refund.