Academic Calendar and Final Exam Schedule

Fall 2017 calendar

16 week session (Fall I): August 28- December 13

April 10-Aug 27 Priority Registration (according to classification) for 16 week (full term) session
August 21-28 Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers available for Fall I
August 28 First class day for 16 week (full term) session
August 28 Tuition payment deadline for 16 week (full term) session. First installment payment is due. (Students will be dropped for non-payment)
August 28 Due date for Housing and Meal Plans (for payment options contact Business Office)
August 28-30 Late Registration for 16 week (full term) session
September 4 Labor Day. No classes.
September 13 16 week (full term) census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade
September 13 December 2017 graduation application deadline
September 21 2nd installment due by 4:00 pm.
October 12 3rd installment payment due by 4:00 pm
October 20 16 week (full term) midterm grades due
November 9 Final installment due by 4:00 pm
Nov 13- Jan 15 Spring 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification).
November 17 16 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
November 23-24 Thanksgiving Holiday. University Closed.
December 7 Last class day- 16 week (full term) session
December 8 Reading/Study Day
December 9-13 Final Exam week
December 15 December 2017 commencement
December 18 Final grades due for all students - 5 pm
December 21-22 Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

1st 8 week session (Fall I): August 28- October 20

April 10-Aug 27 Priority Registration (according to classification) for 1st 8 week session
August 21-28 Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers available for Fall I
August 28 First class day for 1st 8 week session
August 28 Tuition payment deadline for 1st 8 week session. (Students enrolled in 1st 8 week classes only)
August 28 Due date for Housing and Meal Plans (for payment options contact Business Office)
August 28-30 Late Registration for 1st 8 week session
September 4 Labor Day. No classes.
September 5 1st 8 week census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade
September 13 December 2017 graduation application deadline
October 13 1st 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W"
October 19 Last class day-1st 8 week session
October 20 1st 8 week finals
Nov 13- Jan 15 Spring 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification).
December 15 December 2017 commencement
December 18 Final grades due for all students - 5 pm
December 21-22 Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

2nd 8 week session (Fall II): October 23- December 13

April 10-Oct 22 Priority registration (according to classification) for 2nd 8 week session
September 13 December 2017 graduation application deadline
October 23 First class day, 2nd 8 week session
October 23 2nd 8 week late registration
October 23 Tuition payment deadline for 2nd 8 week session (students enrolled in 2nd 8 week classes only)
October 30 2nd 8 week census, last day drop/withdraw- no grade
Nov 13- Jan 15 Spring 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification).
November 23-24 Thanksgiving Holiday. University Closed.
December 7 Last class day- 2nd 8 week session
December 7 2nd 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
December 8 Reading/Study Day
December 9-13 Final Exam week
December 15 December 2017 commencement
December 18 Final grades due for all students - 5 pm
December 21-22 Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

Fall 2017 Final Exam Schedule

Exam Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:30am-12:30pm 1:30pm-3:30pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri, Dec 8 Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day
Sat, Dec 9 MWF 11:00 AM TR 1:00 PM TR 2:30 PM OPEN OPEN
Mon, Dec 11 MWF 9:00 AM OPEN MW 1:30 PM *TR 3:00 PM and other times not listed on the exam schedule MW 5 & LATER
Tues, Dec 12 TR 9:30 AM TR 11:00 AM OPEN TR 4:00 PM TR 5 PM & LATER
Wed, Dec 13 MWF 10:00 AM MW 12:00 PM MW 3:00 PM MW 4:30 PM OPEN

Final Exam Schedule Notes:

  • Students with more than 3 final exams scheduled for one day may request to reschedule one of the exams, at the instructors’ discretion.
  • Instructors may use the time slots where a final exam is not scheduled to reschedule a final exam for a student or students if they so wish.  This will be at the instructors’ discretion.
  • *Classes having start times not listed on this table will have their exam time on Monday, December 11 from 4:00-6:00 pm or at a time designated by the instructor during the final exam period from December 9-13.
  • All students enrolled in ONLINE COURSES and WEB ENHANCED courses should check with their instructor for the examination time frame and instructions.
  • The final exam schedule is subject to change as the University deems necessary.

Spring 2018 calendar

16 week session (Spring I): January 16- May 9

Nov 13-Jan 15 Priority Registration (according to classification) for 16 week (full term) session
Dec 8- Jan 16 Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Spring I 2018 available
January 15 Martin Luther King day. University Closed.
January 16 First class day for 16 week (full term) session
January 16 Tuition payment deadline for 16 week (full term) session. First installment payment is due. (Students will be dropped for non-payment)
January 16-18 Late Registration for 16 week (full term) session
January 31 16 week (full term) census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade.
January 31 May 2018 graduation application deadline.
February 15 2nd installment payment due by 4:00 pm
March 8 3rd installment payment due by 4:00 pm.
March 9 16 week (full term) midterm grades due
March 12-16 Spring Break. No classes.
March 15-16 Spring Break. University Closed
April 1 Financial Aid Priority deadline for Fall 2018
April 5 Final installment payment due by 4:00 pm.
April 9- June 3 Summer I 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- July 8 Summer II 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- Aug 26 Fall 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 13 16 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
May 3 Last class day- 16 week (full term) session
May 4 Reading/Study Day- No classes
May 5-9 Final exam week.
May 12 May 2018 Commencement
May 14 Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 17-18 Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

1st 8 week session (Spring I): January 16- March 9

Nov 13-Jan 15 Priority Registration (according to classification) for 1st 8 week session
Dec 8-Jan 16 Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Spring I 2017 available
January 15 Martin Luther King day. University Closed.
January 16 First class day for 1st 8 week session
January 16 Tuition payment deadline for 1st 8 week session. (Students enrolled in 1st 8 week classes only)
January 16-18 Late Registration for 1st 8 week session
January 23 1st 8 week census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade.
January 31 May 2018 graduation application deadline.
March 2 1st 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
March 8 1st 8 week last class day
March 9 1st 8 week finals
April 9- June 3 Summer I 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- July 8 Summer II 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- Aug 26 Fall 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
May 12 May 2018 Commencement
May 14 Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 17-18 Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

2nd 8 week session (Spring II): March 19- May 9

Nov 13- March 18 Priority registration (according to classification) for 2nd 8 week session
January 31 May 2018 graduation application deadline.
March 19 First class day- 2nd 8 week session.
March 19 Late Registration- 2nd 8 week session.
March 19 Tuition payment deadline for 2nd 8 week session (students enrolled in 2nd 8 week classes only)
March 26 2nd 8 week census, last day drop/withdraw- no grade
April 1 Financial Aid Priority deadline for Fall 2018
April 9- June 3 Summer I 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- July 8 Summer II 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- Aug 26 Fall 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
May 3 2nd 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W"
May 4 Reading/Study Day- No classes
May 5-9 Final exam week.
May 12 May 2018 Commencement
May 14 Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 17-18 Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

Spring 2018 Final Exam Schedule

Exam Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:30am-12:30pm 1:30pm-3:30pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri, May 4 Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day Reading/Study Day
Sat, May 5 MWF 11:00 AM TR 1:00 PM TR 2:30 PM OPEN OPEN
Mon, May 7 MWF 9:00 AM OPEN MW 1:30 PM *TR 3:00 PM and other times not listed on the exam schedule MW 5 & LATER
Tues, May 8 TR 9:00 AM TR 10:30 AM OPEN TR 4:00 PM TR 5 PM & LATER
Wed, May 9 MWF 10:00 AM MW 12:00 PM MW 3:00 PM MW 4:30 PM OPEN

Final Exam Schedule Notes

  • Students with more than 3 final exams scheduled for one day may request to reschedule one of the exams, at the instructors’ discretion.
  • Instructors may use the time slots where a final exam is not scheduled to reschedule a final exam for a student or students if they so wish.  This will be at the instructors’ discretion.
  • *Classes having start times not listed on this table will have their exam time on Monday, May 7 from 4:00-6:00 pm or at a time designated by the instructor during the final exam period from May 5-9.
  • All students enrolled in ONLINE COURSES and WEB ENHANCED courses should check with their instructor for the examination time frame and instructions.
  • The final exam schedule is subject to change as the University deems necessary.

Summer 2018 Calendar

10 week session (Summer I): June 4- August 9

April 9-June 3 Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer I 2018
May 29-June 4 Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer I available
June 4 First class day, 10 week session- Summer I
June 4 Late registration for 10 week session- Summer I
June 4 Tuition payment deadline for 10 week session (Summer I). (Students dropped for non-payment)
June 12 August 2018 graduation application deadline
June 12 10 week census, last day to drop/withdraw no grade- 5pm
July 4 4th of July-University Closed
July 27 10 week last day drop/withdraw with a "W"
August 8 Last class day- 10 week session
August 9 Final exams- 10 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
August 13 Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

1st 5 week session (Summer I): June 4-July 6

April 9- June 3 Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer I 2018
May 29-June 4 Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer I available
June 4 First class day, 1st 5 week session (Summer I)
June 4 Late registration for 1st 5 week ( Summer I)
June 4 Tuition payment deadline for 1st 5 week session (Summer I). (Students dropped for non-payment)
June 7 1st 5 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
June 12 August 2018 graduation application deadline
June 29 Last day to drop/withdraw 1st 5 week classes with a "W"
July 4 4th of July-University Closed
July 5 Last class day- 1st 5 week session
July 6 Final exams- 1st 5 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
July 9 Final grades due- 1st 5 week session

2nd 5 week session (Summer II): July 9- August 9

April 9- July 8 Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer II 2018
June 12 August 2018 graduation application deadline
July 2-9 Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer II available
July 9 First class day- 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session
July 9 Late registration for 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session
July 9 Tuition payment deadline for the 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session. (Students dropped for non payment)
July 12 2nd 5 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
August 3 2nd 5 week last day drop/withdraw with a "W"
August 8 Last class day- 2nd 5 week session
August 9 Final exams- 2nd 5 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
August 13 Final grades due for all students- 5 pm