Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2018-2019

Dates and Times Subject to Change.
(Academic Calendar Webpage)

Fall Semester 2018

Date Time Event
Apr. 2 8 a.m. Priority Registration begins for Fall 2018 Semester.
Aug. 1 5 p.m Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in December with Academic College Dean.
Aug. 1 Tuition Payment Plans open for enrollment.
Aug. 6 Late Registration begins. A $35 Late Registration Fee will be assessed to students registering late.
Aug. 13 4 p.m. Payment Deadline. A $35 Late Payment Fee will be assessed for registering and/or paying after this date.
Aug. 13 Employee Tuition Assistance Scholarship Deadline.
Aug. 17 General Faculty/Staff Meeting, Jones Auditorium.
Aug. 17 Meetings of deans with departmental chairs and departmental meetings.
Aug. 18 9 a.m. Residence Halls open.
Aug. 20 First Class Day of all regular students.
Aug. 24 Fifth Class Day. Students will be dropped from classes if they have not paid or made payment arrangements.
Aug. 24 Meal Plan Payment Deadline.
Aug. 25 First Class Day of all Saturday students.
Aug. 27 A $100 Reinstatement Fee will be assessed to students requesting reinstatement.
Aug. 27 Permission to register or change classes is required from the adviser and professor.
Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday.
Sept. 4 Last day for Graduation Candidacy Period for students planning May or August graduation to apply for Application Candidacy forms on line with deans of their colleges.
Sept. 5 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Twelfth Class Day. Census Date. Student will be dropped from classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes. A $100 Reinstatement Fee will be assessed to students requesting reinstatement.
Sept. 6 Three-peat charges are added to student account
Sept. 17 20th Class Day.
Sept. 17 5 p.m. Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Fall 2018.
Sept. 18 Deadline for students applying for graduation to complete the Change of Name Request form with the Office of the Registrar.
Sept. 25 A listing of students who will complete graduation requirements in December will be submitted by Academic Deans to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Oct. 16 Midsemester Point.
Oct. 22 8 a.m. Registration begins for all students for Winter 2018 Intersession.
Oct. 22 8 a.m. Priority Registration begins for Spring 2019 Semester.
Oct. 22 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
Oct. 28 Title IV 60% of semester.
Oct. 29 5 p.m Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Nov. 21 Classes will be held.
Nov. 21 6 p.m. Residence Halls close for the Thanksgiving Holidays.
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving Holidays.
Nov. 25 2 p.m. Residence Halls re-open after the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Dec. 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in May with Academic College Dean.
Dec. 3-6 Dead Week.
Dec. 5 Last Class Day.
Dec. 6 Study Day (no classes).
Dec. 7-13 Final examinations.
Dec. 14 Commencement.
Dec. 14 6 p.m. Residence Halls close.
Dec. 17 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.

Fall Semester 2018 – First Eight-Week Session

Date Time Event
Aug. 1 5 p.m. Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in December with Academic College Dean.
Aug. 20 First Class Day.
Aug. 20 Permission to register or change classes is required from the adviser and professor.
Aug. 27 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Sixth Class Day. Census Date. Student will be dropped from classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes.
Aug. 31 5 p.m. Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Fall 2018 (1st 8-wks).
Sept. 4 Last day for Graduation Candidacy Period for student planning for May or August graduation to apply for Application Candidacy forms on line with deans of their college
Sept. 15 Midsemester Point.
Sept. 18 Deadline for students applying for graduation to complete the Change of Name Request form with the Office of the Registrar.
Sept. 19 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
Sept. 21 Title IV 60% of semester.
Sept. 24 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Oct. 11 Last Class Day.
Oct. 12 Finals.
Oct. 17 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.

Fall Semester 2018 – Second Eight-Week Session

Date Time Event
Oct. 15 First Class Day.
Oct. 15 Permission to register or change classes is required from the adviser and professor.
Oct. 22 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Census Date. Student will be dropped from classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes.
Oct. 26 5 p.m. Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Fall 2018 (2nd 8-wks).
Nov. 10 Midsemester Point.
Nov. 14 9 a.m. Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
Nov. 16 Title IV 60% of semester.
Nov. 19 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Dec. 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in May with Academic College Dean.
Dec. 6 Last Class Day.
Dec. 7 Finals.
Dec. 10 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.

Winter Intersession 2018

(Classes held December 17-21, 2018; January 2-9, 2018)

Date Time Event
Oct. 22 8 a.m. Registration begins for all students for Winter 2018 Intersession.
Dec. 3 Tuition Payment Plans open for enrollment.
Dec. 10 4 p.m. Payment Deadline. A $35 Late Payment Fee will be assessed for registering and/or paying after this date.
Dec. 10 Employee Tuition Assistance Scholarship Deadline.
Dec. 17 First Class Day.
Dec. 17 Permission to register or change classes is required from the adviser and professor.
Dec. 18 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Census Date. Students will be dropped from classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes.
Dec. 20 5 p.m. Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Winter Intersession 2018.
Jan. 2 Midsemester Point.
Jan. 4 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Jan. 9 Last Class Day.
Jan. 10 Final Examinations.
Jan. 14 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.

Spring Semester 2019

Date Time Event
Oct. 22 8 a.m. Priority Registration begins for Spring 2019 Semester.
Dec. 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in May with Academic College Dean.
Jan. 3 Tuition Payment Plans open for enrollment.
Jan. 3 Late Registration begins. A $35 Late Registration Fee will be assessed to students registering late.
Jan. 7 4 p.m. Payment Deadline. A $35 Late Payment Fee will be assessed for registering and/or paying after this date.
Jan. 7 Employee Tuition Assistance Scholarship Deadline.
Jan. 10 General Faculty Meeting, Peacock Auditorium (BESB 100).
Jan. 11 Meetings of deans with departmental chairs and departmental meetings.
Jan. 12 9 a.m. Residence Halls open.
Jan. 14 First Class Day of all regular students.
Jan. 18 Fifth Class Day. Students will be dropped from classes if they have not paid or made payment arrangements by this date.
Jan. 18 Meal Plan Payment Deadline.
Jan. 19 First Class Day of all Saturday students.
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday.
Jan. 22 A $100 Reinstatement Fee will be assessed to students requesting reinstatement.
Jan. 22 Permission to register or changes classes is required from the adviser and professor.
Jan. 30 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Twelfth class day. Census Date. Students will be dropped from classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes. A $100 Reinstatement Fee will be assessed to students requesting reinstatement.
Jan. 31 Three-peat charges are added to student account.
Feb. 1 Last day for Graduation Candidacy Period for student planning for May or August graduation to apply for Application Candidacy forms on line with deans of their college
Feb. 8 Deadline for students applying for graduation to complete the Change of Name Request form with the Office of the Registrar.
Feb. 11 20th Class Day.
Feb. 11 Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Spring 2019.
Feb. 15 A listing of students who will complete graduation requirements in May will be submitted by the Academic Deans to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Mar. 8 6 p.m. Residence Halls close for Spring Break.
Mar. 11-15 Spring Break.
Mar. 15 Midsemester Point.
Mar. 17 2 p.m. Residence Halls re-open after Spring Break.
Mar. 18 8 a.m. Classes resume.
Mar. 21 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
Apr. 1 Title IV 60% of semester
Apr. 1 8 a.m Priority Registration begins for Summer 2019 Sessions and Fall 2019 Semester.
Apr. 2 5 p.m Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Apr. 19 Good Friday – no classes held.
May 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students – Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in August with Academic College Dean.
May 6-9 Dead Week.
May 8 Last Class Day.
May 9 Study Day (no classes).
May 10-16 Final examinations.
May 17 Commencement.
May 17 Noon Residence Halls close.
May 20 Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.

Spring Semester 2019 – First Eight-Week Session

Date Time Event
Jan. 14 First Class Day.
Jan. 14 Permission to register or change classes is required from the adviser and professor.
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
Jan. 22 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Sixth Class Day. Census Date. Student will be dropped from classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes.
Jan. 25 Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Spring 2019 (1st 8-wks).
Feb. 1 Last day for Graduation Candidacy Period for student planning for May or August graduation to apply for Application Candidacy forms on line with deans of their college
Feb. 8 Deadline for student applying for graduation to complete the Change of Name Request form with the Office of the Registrar.
Feb. 9 Midsemester Point.
Feb. 13 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
Feb. 15 Title IV 60% point of semester.
Feb. 18 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Mar. 7 Last Class Day.
Mar. 18 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.

Spring Semester 2019 – Second Eight-Week Session

Date Time Event
Mar. 18 First Class Day.
Mar. 18 Permission to register or change classes is required from the adviser and professor.
Mar. 25 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Census Date. Student will be dropped from classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes.
Mar. 28 Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Spring 2019 (2nd 8-wks).
Apr. 13 Midsemester Point.
Apr. 17 Noon Midsemester grades due for all student via Blue and Gold Connection.
Apr. 19 Title IV 60% of semester.
Apr. 22 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
May 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in August with Academic College Dean.
May 9 Last Class Day.
May 10 Finals.
May 13 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.

Summer Session 2019 - Eight-Week Session

Date Time Event
Apr. 1 8 a.m. Priority Registration begins for Summer 2019 Session.
May 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in August with Academic College Dean.
May 20 Late Registration begins. A $35 Late Registration Fee will be assessed to students registering late.
June 3 First Class Day.
June 3 Permission to register or change classes is required from adviser and professor.
June 3 Last day for Graduation Candidacy Period for student planning for August graduation to apply for Application Candidacy forms on line with deans of their college
June 10 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Twelfth Class Day. Census Date. Student will be dropped from Summer 10-Week classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes. No additional Emergency Loans beyond this date.
June 11 Three-peat charges are added to student account.
June 14 Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Summer 2019 (8-weeks).
June 17 Deadline for students applying for graduation to complete the Change of Name Request form with the Office of the Registrar.
June 24 A listing of students who will complete graduation requirements in August will be submitted by Academic Deans to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
July 2 Midsemester Point.
July 8 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
July 9 Title IV 60% of semester.
July 10 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Aug. 1 Last Class Day.
Aug. 2 Final examinations.
Aug. 2 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in December with Academic College Dean.
Aug. 5 Noon Graduate due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.
Aug. 17 Commencement.

Summer Session 2019 - Ten-Week Session

Date Time Event
Apr. 1 8 a.m. Priority Registration begins for Summer 2019 Sessions.
May 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in August with Academic College Dean.
May 20 Late Registration begins. A $35 Late Registration Fee will be assessed to students registering late.
June 3 First Class Day.
June 3 Last day for Graduation Candidacy Period for student planning for August graduation to apply for Application Candidacy forms on line with deans of their college
June 10 Permission to register or change classes is required from adviser and professor.
June 17 Deadline for students applying for graduation to complete the Change of Name Request form with the Office of the Registrar.
June 18 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Twelfth Class Day. Census Date. Student will be dropped from Summer 10-Week classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes. No additional Emergency Loans beyond this date.
June 19 Three-peat charges are added to student account.
June 24 A listing of students who will complete graduation requirements in December will be submitted by Academic Deans to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
June 28 20th Class Day.
June 28 Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Summer 2018 (10-weeks).
July 6 Midsemester Point.
July 10 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
July 13 Title IV 60% of semester.
July 15 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Aug. 2 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in December with Academic College Dean.
Aug. 8 Last Class Day.
Aug. 9 Final examinations.
Aug. 12 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.
Aug. 16 6 p.m. Residence Halls close.
Aug. 17 Commencement.

First Summer Semester 2019 - First Five-Week Session

Classes Meet Monday-Friday Except Where Noted

Date Time Event
Apr. 1 8 a.m. Priority Registration begins for Summer 2019 Sessions
May 3 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in August with Academic College Dean.
May 15 Tuition Payment Plans open for enrollment
May 20 Late Registration begins. A $35 Late Registration Fee will be assessed to students registering late.
May 21 4 p.m. Payment Deadline. A $35 Late Payment Fee will be assessed for registering and/or paying after this date.
May 21 Employee Tuition Assistance Scholarship Deadline.
May 26 9 a.m. Residence Halls open.
May 28 First Class Day.
May 28 Permission to register or change classes is required from adviser and professor.
May 31 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Fourth Class Day. Census Date. Final Payment Deadline. Students will be dropped from Summer I classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes.
May 31 Meal Plan Payment Deadline.
June 3 Three-peat charges are added to student account.
June 3 Last day for Graduation Candidacy Period for student planning for August graduation to apply for Application Candidacy forms on line with deans of their college
June 5 Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Summer 2019 (1st 5-weeks).
June 17 Deadline for students applying for graduation to complete the Change of Name Request form with the Office of the Registrar.
June 17 Midsemester Point.
June 21 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
June 22 Title IV 60% of semester.
June 24 5 p.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
June 24 A listing of students who will complete graduation requirements in August will be submitted by Academic Deans to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
July 4-5 Independence Day Holiday – July 4 Holiday no classes held.
July 8 Last Class Day.
July 9 Final examinations.
July 9 6 p.m. Residence Halls close.
July 11 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.
Aug. 17 Commencement.

Second Summer Semester 2019 - Second Five-Week Session

Classes meet Monday-Friday Except Where Noted

Date Time Event
Apr. 1 8 a.m. Priority Registration begins for 2018 Summer Sessions.
May 15 Tuition Payment Plans open for enrollment.
June 26 Late Registration begins. A $35 Late Registration Fee will be assessed to students registering late.
July 3 4 p.m. Payment Deadline. A $35 Late Payment Fee will be assessed for registering and/or paying after this date.
July 3 Employee Tuition Assistance Scholarship Deadline.
July 9 9 a.m Residence Halls open.
July 10 First Class Day.
July 10 Permission to register or change classes is required from adviser and professor.
July 15 5 p.m. NO REGISTRATION AFTER THIS DATE. Fourth Class Day. Census Date. Final Payment Deadline. Students will be dropped from Summer II classes if they have not paid in full or made payment arrangements with the Business Office. No reinstatement of classes.
July 15 Meal Plan Payment Deadline.
July 16 Three-peat charges are added to student account.
July 18 5 p.m. Final Day to submit Non-Funded Late Registration for Summer 2019 (2nd 5-weeks).
July 28 Midsemester point.
Aug. 1 Noon Midsemester grades due for all students via Blue and Gold Connection.
Aug. 1 Title IV 60% of semester.
Aug. 2 5 P.m. Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the university. Course dropped will receive a grade of Q. Last day for faculty to drop for non-attendance.
Aug. 2 Graduate and Undergraduate Students - Deadline to file Application for Degree Candidacy in December with Academic College Dean.
Aug. 15 Last Class Day.
Aug. 16 Final examinations.
Aug. 16 6 p.m. Residence Halls close.
Aug. 17 Commencement.
Aug. 19 Noon Grades due via the web at Blue and Gold Connection and I-Contracts due.