Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 Undergraduate Semester
Fall 2018 Graduate Quarter
Spring 2019 Undergraduate Semester
Winter 2019 Graduate Quarter

 

Fall 2018 Undergraduate Semester


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FULL FALL SEMESTER 2018 (15-week session) 

Labor Day, no classes Monday, Sept. 3
First day of classes Tuesday, Sept. 4  
Registration Period June 18 - Sept. 3  
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Sept. 4 - Sept. 17  
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Monday, Sept. 17  
Columbus Day observed, no classes Monday, Oct. 8  
Veterans' Day observed, no classes Monday, Nov. 12  
Thanksgiving Recess, no classes Nov. 21 - Nov. 25
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Dec. 9  
Full Fall Semester ends Saturday, Dec. 15  


FALL 2018 FIRST-HALF SEMESTER (7.5-Week Session) 

Labor Day, no classes Monday, Sept. 3
First day of classes Tuesday, Sept. 4  
Registration Period June 18 - Sept. 3  
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Sept. 4 - Sept. 10  
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Monday, Sept. 17  
Columbus Day observed, no classes Monday, Oct. 8  
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Oct. 21  
Fall First-Half Semester ends Tuesday, Oct. 23  


FALL 2018 SECOND-HALF SEMESTER (7.5-Week Session) 

First day of classes Wednesday, Oct. 24  
Registration Period June 18 - Oct. 23  
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Oct. 24 - Oct. 30  
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Tuesday, Nov. 6  
Veterans' Day observed, no classes Monday, Nov. 12  
Thanksgiving recess, no classes Nov. 21 - Nov. 25
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Wednesday, Dec. 12  
Fall Second-Half Semester ends Saturday, Dec. 15  

Fall 2018 Graduate Quarter


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FULL FALL QUARTER 2018 (12-Week Session) 

Classes begin Week of Sept. 17 
Registration Period June 18 - Sept. 16
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Sept. 17 - Sept. 30
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Sept. 30
Columbus Day observed, no classes Monday, Oct. 8
Veterans' Day observed, no classes Monday, Nov. 12
Thanksgiving recess, no classes November 18-25
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Dec. 9
Full Fall Term classes end Saturday, Dec. 15


SEPTEMBER TERM 2018 (6-Week Session) 

Classes begin Week of Sept. 17 
Registration Period June 18 - Sept. 16
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Sept. 17 - Sept. 23
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Sept. 30
Columbus Day observed, no classes Monday, Oct. 8
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Oct. 21
September Term classes end Saturday, Oct. 27


OCTOBER TERM 2018 (6-Week Session) 

Classes begin Week of Oct. 29
Registration Period June 18 - Oct. 28
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Oct. 29 - Nov. 4
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Nov. 11
Veterans' Day observed, no classes Monday, Nov. 12
Thanksgiving recess, no classes November 18-25
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Dec. 9
October Term classes end Saturday, Dec. 15

 

Spring 2019 Undergraduate Semester


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FULL SPRING SEMESTER 2019 (15-week session) 

First day of classes Monday, Jan. 7  
Registration Period Nov. 5 - Jan. 6  
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Jan. 7 - Jan. 20  
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Jan. 20  
Martin Luther King Jr. birthday observed, no classes Monday, Jan. 21  
Presidents' Day observed, no classes Monday, Feb. 18  
Spring break, no classes Feb. 24 - Mar. 3
Patriots' Day, no classes Monday, April 15
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Apr. 21  
Full Spring Semester ends Saturday, Apr. 27  


SPRING 2019 FIRST-HALF SEMESTER (7.5-Week Session) 

First day of classes Monday, Jan. 7  
Registration Period Nov. 5 - Jan. 6  
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Jan. 7 - Jan. 13  
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Jan. 20  
Martin Luther King Jr. birthday observed, no classes Monday, Jan. 21  
Presidents' Day observed, no classes Monday, Feb. 18
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Feb. 24  
Spring First-Half Semester ends Tuesday, Feb. 26  


SPRING 2019 SECOND-HALF SEMESTER (7.5-Week Session) 

First day of classes Monday, Mar. 4  
Registration Period Nov. 5 - Mar. 3  
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Mar. 4 - Mar. 10  
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Mar. 17  
Patriots' Day, no classes Monday, Apr. 15  
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Apr. 21  
Spring Second-Half Semester ends Tuesday, Apr. 23  

Winter 2019 Graduate Quarter


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FULL WINTER QUARTER 2019 (12-Week Session) 

Classes begin Week of Jan. 7 
Registration Period Nov. 5 - Jan. 6
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Jan. 7 - Jan. 20
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday observed, no classes Monday, Jan. 21
Presidents' Day observed, no classes Monday, Feb. 18
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Mar. 24
Full Winter Term classes end Saturday, Mar. 30


JANUARY TERM 2019 (6-Week Session) 

Classes begin Week of Jan. 7 
Registration Period Nov. 5 - Jan. 6
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Jan. 7 - Jan. 13
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Sunday, Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday observed, no classes Monday, Jan. 21
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Feb. 10
January Term classes end Saturday, Feb. 16


FEBRUARY TERM 2019 (6-Week Session) 

Presidents' Day observed Monday, Feb. 18
Classes begin Tuesday, Feb. 19
Registration Period Nov. 5 - Feb. 18
Late Registration Period (see Registrar's Calendar) Feb. 19 - Feb. 25
Last Day to withdraw without a "W" noted on transcript and to receive a full refund Monday, Mar. 4
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" noted on transcript Sunday, Mar. 24
February Term classes end Saturday, Mar. 30