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Spring 2017 Academic Calendar

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Spring 2017 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

Oct. 24-Nov. 18

Continuing Registration and Add/Drop

Nov. 21-Jan. 16

Last Day to Register Before Classes Begin

Jan. 16

CLASSES BEGIN

Jan. 17

First Day for Late Registration Fee of $20.00

Jan. 17

Final Day to Register

Jan. 20

Advance Registration for Next Term(s) Begins

March 27

Final Day of Full Term Spring Classes

May 5
Final Day of Spring Session part of spring term classes
June 2
FINAL EXAMINATIONS
Final Exam Preparation PeriodMay 1-7
Final ExaminationsMay 8-12
Final Grades DueMay 16

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

100% Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses

Jan. 17-30*

No Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses after this date

Jan. 30*

No Record of Grade on Dropped Courses

Jan. 17-30

Final Day to Add a Class

Jan. 20

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

Jan. 31-Feb. 24

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

Feb. 27-March 31

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

Jan. 31-March 31

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

April 3-May 5

COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL (dropping all courses for a semester)

Cancellation Deadline (no record of grade on transcript)

Jan. 16

100% Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals

Jan. 17-30*

No Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals after this date

Jan. 30

Automatic Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Graduate students

Jan. 17-Feb. 24

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

Feb. 27-May 5

Automatic Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Undergraduate students

Jan. 17-March 31

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

April 3-May 5
AUDIT

Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Undergraduate students

Jan. 30

Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Undergraduate students

Jan. 30

Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Graduate students

Jan. 30

Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Graduate students

March 31
GRADUATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS

Final Day to File as a Candidate for Master's Degree

First Monday in October
Final Day to Apply for General ExamJan. 27

Final Day to Submit Graduation Application

Feb. 15

Final Day to Request Authority for Dissertation Defense

April 21

Final Day to Request Authority for Thesis Defense

April 28

Final Day for Oral Defense of Dissertation

May 5

Final Day for Thesis Defense

May 5

Final Day for Non-Thesis Exam

May 5

Final Day to Complete Work Needed for Graduation

May 12

Final Day to Deposit Dissertation in Library

May 12

Final Day to Deposit Thesis in Library

May 12

Commencement weekend

May 12-13

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

May 28
HOLIDAYS AND VACATION DAYS

Martin Luther King Day

Jan. 16

Spring Vacation

March 13-19
*College of Liberal Studies students have the first week of every 8-week session to drop courses with 100% refund.