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Academic Calendar

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2017-18 Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2017
Faculty Meeting Days August 21-24
International Student Orientation (Undergraduate Students) August 23-25
New Student Move-In (Undergraduate Students) August 25
New Student Orientation (Undergraduate Students) August 25-28
Fall Registration August 28
First Day of Fall Classes August 29
Last Day to Add a Class September 5
Family Weekend October 6-8
Fall Break (begins after last class) October 13
Classes Resume October 18
Mid-Term Grades Due October 20
Homecoming October 27-29
Fall Board Meeting November 2-3
Last Day to Withdraw November 7
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 21
Classes Resume November 27
Last Day of Classes December 8
Reading Days December 9-10
Exams December 11-15
Spring Semester 2018
Spring Classes Begin January 8
MLK Holiday (no classes) January 15
Last Day to Add a Class January 16
Mid-Term Grades Due February 23
Spring Break (begins after last class) March 2
Classes Resume March 12
Last Day to Withdraw March 28
Easter Break (begins after last class) March 29
Classes Resume April 3
Founder's Day April 3
Spring Board Meeting April 5-6
Last Day of Spring Classes April 24
Reading Day April 25
Exams April 26-28
Reading Day April 29
Exams April 30 - May 1
Baccalaureate May 4
Commencement May 5


Undergraduate Student May Term and Summer Sessions

May Term 2018
May Term Begins May 7
May Term Ends May 25
Four-Week Summer Sessions 2018
Summer Session 1 Begins May 29
Summer Session 1 Ends June 22
Summer Session 2 Begins June 25
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Session 2 Ends July 20
Eight-Week Summer Session 2018
Summer Session 3 Begins May 29
Summer Session 3 Ends July 20


Graduate Student Summer Session

Summer Session 2018  
Orientation and Registration June 4
First Day of Classes June 4
Last Day to Withdraw July 23
Last Day of Classes August 24

2018-19 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2018
Faculty Meeting Days August 20-24
International Student Orientation August 22-24
Eagles Success Move-In August 22
First Year Student Move-In August 23
First Year Student Orientation August 23-27
Returning and Transfer Student Move-In August 26
Fall Registration August 27
First Day of Fall Classes August 28
Last Day to Add a Class September 4
Fall Break (begins after last class) October 5
Classes Resume October 10
Homecoming October 12-14
Mid-Term Grades Due October 19
Advising Week October 22-26
Family Weekend October 26-28
Fall Board Meeting November 1-2
Last Day to Withdraw November 6
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 20
Classes Resume November 26
Last Day of Classes December 7
Reading Days December 8-9
Exams December 10-14
Spring Semester 2019
Spring Classes Begin (modified schedule) January 7
Last Day to Add a Class January 15
MLK Holiday (no classes) January 21
Mid-Term Grades Due February 22
Spring Break (begins after last class) March 1
Classes Resume March 11
Advising Week March 11-15
Last Day to Withdraw March 26
Founder's Day April 2
Spring Board Meeting April 4-5
Easter Break (begins after last class) April 18
Classes Resume April 23
Last Day of Spring Classes April 24
Exams April 25-27
Reading Day April 28
Exams April 29-30
Baccalaureate May 3
Commencement May 4
May Term 2019
May Term Begins May 6
May Term Ends May 24
Four-Week Summer Sessions 2019
Summer Session 1 Begins May 28
Summer Session 1 Ends June 21
Summer Session 2 Begins June 24
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Summer Session 2 Ends July 19
Eight-Week Summer Session 2019
Summer Session 3 Begins May 28
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Summer Session 3 Ends July 19