Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2017 - 2018

Fall Semester 2017
(August 28 - December 16)
July 5 Business Registration begins
July 23 - August 23 JumpStart Program: ASL (Arrival Day - July 23)
August 16 - 22 Professional Development Week 
    Fall Orientation for New Undergraduate Students
August 20 - 22 Pre-Orientation for:  (Arrival Day - August 20)
   -New students with disabilities
August 21 - 22 Pre-Orientation for:  (Arrival Day - August 21)  
   -New International students
August 21 - 23 Pre-Orientation for: (Arrival Day - August 21)
   -New Honors students
August 23 - 25 New Student Orientation
   - August 23 - Arrival Day / Business Registration for new students
August 27 All residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
August 28 Classes begin
August 28 Deadline to waive health insurance charges
August 28 ADD / DROP period begins (fee charged)
August 29 Late Business Registration begins (fee charged) / Faculty and Staff tuition waiver deadline
August 31 Last day to DROP courses 
September 1 Last day to ADD courses / AUDIT
September 1 Last day for Business Registration
September 4 Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
September 29 Final payment for Fall 2017 charges due (charges must be paid  in full in order to register for Spring 2018 courses)
October 9 - 13 Midterm week
October 13 Financial appeal application deadline for Spring 2018 courses 
October 16 All midterm grades due from faculty no later than noon
October 16 Last day to change Incomplete grades from previous semester
October 24 Last day to withdraw with WD grades  (forms must be signed  and returned to the Registrar's Office by 4:30 p.m.)
October 30 Course registration begins for Spring 2018 semester for currently enrolled students
November 20 - 24 Fall Break (No classes during the week. University open Monday - Wednesday)
December 1 Graduation application deadline for December 2017 and May/August 2018 graduation
December 2 Late Graduation Application begins (fee charged)
December 11 Classes End
December 12 Study Day
December 13 - 16 Final examination period
December 17 All residence halls close at noon and Winter Break begins
December 18 All grades due from faculty no later than noon
Dec. 25 - Jan. 1 Winter Break (University closed)