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Spring 2018 Academic Calendar

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Spring 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

October 23-November 17

Continuing Registration and Add/Drop

November 18-January 15

Last Day to Register Before Classes Begin

January 15

CLASSES BEGIN

January 16

First Day for Late Registration Fee of $20.00

January 16

Final Day to Register

January 19

Advance Registration for Next Term(s) Begins

April 2

Final Day of Full Term Spring classes

May 4
Spring Session part of spring term classes begin
May 14
Final Day of Spring Session part of spring term classes
June 8
EARLY PROGRESS GRADINGFebruary 23 - March 13
FINAL EXAMINATIONS
Final Exam Preparation PeriodApril 30-May 6
Final ExaminationsMay 7-11
Final Grades DueMay 15

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

100% Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses

January 16-29*

No Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses after this date

January 29*

No Record of Grade on Dropped Courses

January 16-29

Final Day to Add a Class

January 19

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

January 30-February 23

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

February 26-March 30

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

January 30-March 30

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

April 2-May 4

COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL (dropping all courses for a semester)

Cancellation Deadline (no record of grade on transcript)

January 15

100% Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals

January 16-29*

No Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals after this date

January 29

Automatic Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Graduate students

January 16-February 23

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

February 26-May 4

Automatic Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Undergraduate students

January 16-March 30

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

April 2-May 4
AUDIT

Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Undergraduate students

January 29

Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Undergraduate students

January 29

Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Graduate students

January 29

Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Graduate students

March 30
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 ExamJanuary 26

Final Day to Submit Graduation Application

February 15

Final Day to Request Authority for Dissertation Defense

April 20

Final Day to Request Authority for Thesis Defense

April 27
Final Day to Complete Doctoral General ExaminationMay 4

Final Day for Oral Defense of Dissertation

May 4

Final Day for Thesis Defense

May 4

Final Day for Non-Thesis Exam

May 4

Final Day to Complete Work Needed for Graduation

May 11

Final Day to Deposit Dissertation in Library

May 11

Final Day to Deposit Thesis in Library

May 11

Commencement weekend

May 11-12

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

May 25
HOLIDAYS AND VACATION DAYS

Martin Luther King Day

January 15

Spring Vacation

March 17-25
*College of Professional and Continuing Studies students have the first week of every 8-week session to drop courses with 100% refund.