2017-2018 Graduate Academic Calendar

Fall 2017
August 28Monday. 8:30 a.m. Fall Semester classes begin; Drop/Add continues
September 4Monday. Labor Day. Classes in Session
September 8Friday. Drop/Add ends
October 6Friday. 7:00 p.m. Fall break begins
October 11Wednesday. 8:30 a.m. Classes resume
November 1Wednesday. Registration begins for Spring 2018
November 10Friday. Last day to withdraw with W from Fall 2017 class (Undergraduates Only)
November 15Wednesday. Registration ends for Spring 2018
November 16Thursday. Drop/Add begins for Spring 2018
November 21Tuesday. 10:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Recess begins
November 27Monday. 8:30 a.m. Classes resume
December 1Friday. Graduate Classes End
December 13Wednesday. 9:00 a.m. Final examinations begin
December 18Monday. 10 p.m. Final exams end
Spring 2018
January 10Wednesday. 8:30 a.m. Spring Semester begins: The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day.
January 11Thursday. Regular class meeting schedule begins
January 15Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday: classes are rescheduled on Wednesday, January 11.
January 24Wednesday. 5:00 p.m. Drop/Add ends
February 19Monday. Registration begins for Summer 2018
March 9Friday. 7:00 p.m. Spring recess begins
March 19Monday. 8:30 a.m. Classes resume
March 28Wednesday. Last day to withdraw with W from Spring 2018 classes (Undergrad Only)
April 4Wednesday. Registration begins for Fall 2018; Summer 2018 registration continues
April 13Friday. Registration ends for Fall 2018; Summer 2018 registration continues
April 14Saturday. Drop/Add begins for Fall 2018
April 18Wednesday. Graduate classes end
April 30Monday. Final exams begin
May 5Saturday. 10:00 p.m. Final exams end
May 13Sunday. Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees