Undergraduate Edition 2018-2019

Academic Calendars

Fall Semester 2018

Monday, July 30 Classes Dropped for Non-Payment
Monday, August 6 Classes Dropped for Non- Payment
Tuesday-Wednesday, August 7-8 Fall Faculty/Staff Institute
Thursday, August 9 New Student Orientation
Saturday, August 11 Graduate Programs, and New Transfer Students Registration, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 12 Residence Halls Open, All Students
Monday, August 13 Official Registration, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - Classes Dropped for Non-payment
Tuesday, August 14 Classes Begin for Fall 2018
Late Registration and Drop/Add Period Begins, 8:30 a.m.
Monday, August 20 Late Registration and Drop and Add Period Ends, 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 21 First day to withdraw from classes and receive a grade of “W”
Monday, August 27 Census
Monday, September 3 Labor Day Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Tuesday, September 4 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Friday, September 14 Fall 2018 Graduation Applications Due to Registrar’s Office
Tuesday October 2 Last Day to Remove "I" Grades
Thursday- Wednesday, October 4-10 Mid-Term Exams (All Students)
Friday, October 12 Deadline for Posting Grades - 12:00 p.m.
Monday-Tuesday, October 15-16 Fall Recess
Wednesday, October 17 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, October 24 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes and Receive a Grade of "W"
Monday, October 29 - Friday November 9 Academic Advisement/Pre-Registration for Spring 2019
Thursday, November 8 Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Receive a Grade of "WD"
Monday, November 12 Veterans Day Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Tuesday, November 13 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Friday, November 16 Spring 2019 Graduation Applications Due to Registrar’s Office
Wednesday – Friday,
November 21-23
Thanksgiving Holiday, Classes Dismissed
Monday, November 26 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 27 Last Day of Classes
Wednesday, November 28 Reading Day
Thursday – Monday, November 29 - December 3 Final Examinations, Graduating Seniors
Thursday - Wednesday, November 29 – December 5 Final Examinations, Remaining Students
(Instructional Time Includes Required Examination Periods)
Tuesday, December 4 Deadline for Posting Graduating Seniors’ Grades- 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Return Books/Mailbox Keys without Charge for Graduating Seniors
Saturday, December 8 Fall Commencement
Monday, December 10 Deadline for Posting Grades for Remaining Students – 3:00 p.m.
Last Day to Return Books/Mailbox Keys without Charge

1st 8-Week Accelerated Session - Fall 2018

Monday, August 13 Official Registration, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. Classes Dropped for Non-payment
Tuesday, August 14 Classes Begin for Fall 2018
Friday, August 17 Late Registration Ends (1st and 2nd 8 Week Sessions)
Drop-Add Period Ends (1st 8 Week Sessions)
Last Day to withdraw from the University and receive a refund (1st 8 Week Session)
Monday, August 20 First Day to Withdraw from Classes and Receive a Grade of ‟W” (1st 8 Week Session)
Monday, September 3 Labor Day Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Tuesday, September 4 Classes Resume
Monday – Tuesday
September 10 - 11
Mid-Term Examinations (1st 8 Week Session)
Wednesday, September 12 Deadline for Posting Mid-Term Grades (1st 8 Week Session) – 12:00 p.m. and Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with Grade “W” (1st 8 Week Session)
Wednesday, September 26 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive Grade ‟WD” (1st 8 Week Session)
Wednesday, October 3 Last Day of Classes (1st 8 Week Session)
Thursday – Friday,
October 4 - 5
Final Exams (1st 8 Week Session)
Monday, October 8 Final Grades for 1st 8 Week Session due to the Registrar by 5:00 p.m. and Last Day to Return Rental Books/Mailbox Keys without Charge (1st 8 Week Session)

2nd 8-Week Accelerated Session - Fall 2018

Tuesday, October 9 Classes Begin for Fall 2018
Friday, October 12 Drop-Add Period Ends (2nd 8 Week Session)
Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Receive a Refund (2nd 8 Week Session)
Monday – Tuesday,
October 15-16
Fall Recess – Classes Dismissed
Wednesday, October 17 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.; Last Day to Withdraw from Classes and Receive Grade ‟W”
Tuesday – Wednesday,
November 6 - 7
Mid-Term Examinations (2nd 8 Week Session)
Thursday, November 8 Deadline for Posting Mid-Term Grades (2nd 8 Week Session) – 12:00 p.m. and Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with Grade ‟W” (2nd 8 Week Session)
Monday, November 12 Veterans Day Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Wednesday-Friday,
November 21-23
Thanksgiving Holiday, Classes Dismissed
Monday, November 26 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 27 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive Grade “WD”
Tuesday, December 4 Last Day of Classes (2nd 8 Week Session)
Wednesday – Thursday,
December 5 - 6
Final Exams (2nd 8 Week Session)
Saturday, December 8 Fall Commencement
Monday, December 10 Final Grades for 2nd 8 Week Session due to the Registrar by 5:00 p.m. and Last Day to Return Rental Books/Mailbox Keys without Charge (2nd 8 Week Session)

Spring Semester 2019

Wednesday, January 2 Classes Dropped for Non-Payment
Thursday, January 3 Winter Faculty/Staff Institute
Friday, January 4 New Student Orientation
Sunday, January 6 Residence Halls Open – All Students
Monday, January 7 Official Registration, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - Classes Dropped for Non-Payment
Tuesday, January 8 Classes Begin for Spring 2019
Late Registration and Drop and Add Period Begins, 8:30 a.m.
Monday, January 14 Late Registration/Drop-Add Period Ends, 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 15 First day to withdraw from classes and receive a grade of “W”
Monday, January 21 Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Tuesday, January 22 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Census
Friday, March 1 Financial Aid Deadline for Priority Funding
Tuesday, March 5 Last Day to Remove "I" Grades
Friday, March 8 Founders' Day
Monday - Saturday, March 11-16 Mid-Term Exams (All Students)
Monday, March 18 Deadline for Posting Grades – 12:00 p.m.
Monday - Saturday, March 18-23 Spring Recess
Monday, March 25 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Monday, March 25 – Friday, April 5 Academic Advisement/Pre-Registration for Summer/Fall 2019
Tuesday, March 26 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes and Receive a Grade of "W"
Thursday, April 11 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a Grade of “WD”
Friday, April 19 Good Friday Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Saturday, April 20 Saturday Classes Dismissed
Monday, April 22 Easter Monday, Classes Dismissed
Tuesday, April 23 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Monday, April 29 Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, April 30 Reading Day
Wednesday - Friday, May 1-3 Final Examinations, Graduating Seniors
Wednesday – Tuesday, May 1-7 Final Examinations, Remaining Students
(Instructional Time Includes Required Examination Periods)
Monday, May 6 Deadline for Posting Graduating Seniors’ Grades – 12:00 p.m.
Last Day to Return Books/Mailbox Keys Without Charge for Graduating Seniors
Thursday, May 9 Spring Faculty/Staff Institute
Saturday, May 11 Spring Commencement
Monday, May 13 Deadline for Posting Grades for Remaining Students – 3:00 p.m.
Last Day to Return Books/Mailbox Keys without Charge for Remaining Students

1st 8-Week Accelerated Session - Spring 2019

Monday, January 7 Official Registration, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. Classes Dropped for Non-Payment (1st & 2nd 8 Week Sessions)
Tuesday, January 8 Classes Begin for Spring 2019
Friday, January 11 Late Registration Ends (1st and 2nd 8 Week Sessions)
Drop-Add Period Ends (1st 8 Week Sessions)
Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Receive a Refund
Monday, January 21 Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Tuesday, January 22 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
First Day to Withdraw from Classes and Receive a Grade of ‟W” (1st 8 Week Session)
Monday – Tuesday
February 4-5
Mid-Term Examinations (1st 8 Week Session)
Wednesday, February 6 Deadline for Posting Mid-Term Grades (1st 8 Week Session) – 12:00 p.m. and Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with Grade of “W” (1st 8 Week Session)
Wednesday, February 20 Last Day to Withdraw from the University with Grade of “WD” (1st 8 Week Session)
Wednesday, February 27 Last Day of Classes (1st 8 Week Session)
Thursday – Friday,
February 28 – March 1
Final Exams (1st 8 Week Session)
Monday, March 4 Final Grades for 1st 8 Week Session due to the Registrar by 5:00 p.m. and Last Day to Return Rental Books/Mailbox Keys without Charge (1st 8 Week Session)

2nd 8-Week Accelerated Session - Spring 2019

Tuesday, March 5 Classes Begin for Spring 2019
Friday, March 8 Drop-Add Period Ends (2nd 8 Week Session)
Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Receive a Refund (2nd 8 Week Session)
Monday, March 11 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes and Receive Grade of “W”
Monday – Saturday,
March 18-23
Spring Recess – Classes Dismissed
Monday, March 25 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday – Wednesday,
April 9 - 10
Mid-Term Examinations (2nd 8 Week Session)
Thursday, April 11 Deadline for Posting Mid-Term Grades (2nd 8 Week Session) – 12:00 p.m. and Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with Grade of “W” (2nd 8 Week Session)
Friday, April 19 Good Friday Holiday, Classes Dismissed, Offices Closed
Saturday, April 20 Saturday Classes Dismissed
Monday, April 22 Easter Monday, Classes Dismissed
Tuesday, April 23 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 25 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive Grade of “WD” (2nd 8 Week Session)
Thursday, May 2 Last Day of Classes (2nd 8 Week Session)
Friday – Monday,
May 3 – 6
Final Exams (2nd 8 Week Session)
Saturday, May 11 Spring Commencement
Monday, May 13 Final Grades for 2nd 8 Week Session due to the Registrar by 5:00 p.m. and Last Day to Return Rental Books/Mailbox Keys without Charge (2nd 8 Week Session)

Summer School 2019

Monday, May 20 Residence Halls Open
Tuesday, May 21 First Day of Classes (8-week and 5-week Sessions)
Friday, May 24 Last Day to Enroll (Register), Drop/Add a Course or Change from Credit to Audit with Tuition Adjustment (8-week and 5-week Sessions)
Monday, May 27 MEMORIAL DAY -No Classes
Tuesday, May 28 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Receive a Refund
8-week and 5-week Sessions)
Wednesday-Thursday
June 5-6
Mid-term Examinations (5-week Session)
Tuesday, June 11 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of "W" (5-week Session)
Friday, June 14 Last Day to Withdraw from the University with grade "WD" (5-week Session)
Wednesday-Thursday
June 19-20
Wed.-Thurs. Mid-Term Examinations (8-week Session)
Friday, June 21 Last Day of Classes (5-week Session)
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of "W" (8- week Session)
Monday-Tuesday
June 24-25
Final Examinations (5-week Session)
Thursday, June 27 Final Grades for 5-week Session due to Registrar by 5 p.m.
Rental Books Returned by 4 p.m.
Friday, June 28 Last Day to Withdraw from the University with a Grade of "WD"
(8-week Session)
Thursday, July 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY – No Classes
Monday, July 15 Last Day of Classes (8-week Session)
Tuesday-Wednesday
July 16-17
Final Examinations (8-week Session)
Friday, July 19 Final Grades for 8-week Session due to Registrar by 5 p.m.
Rental Books Returned by 4 p.m.