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    University of Louisiana at Monroe
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar



ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018


Summer Term, 2017

First Summer Session, 2017

June 1 Thursday Classes begin - 1st Summer Session
June 2 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st Summer Session
June 12-15 Monday-Thursday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
June 19 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
June 20 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
June 21 Wednesday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
June 28 Wednesday Final Examinations - 1st Summer Session
June 30 Friday Final grading for 1st Summer Session; grading ends at 11:00 a.m.; Session ends at 11:00 a.m.

 

Second Summer Session, 2017

July 4 Tuesday Independence Day Holiday (observed)
July 5 Wednesday Classes begin - 2nd Summer Session
July 5 Wednesday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
July 6 Thursday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for 2nd Summer Session
July 10 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 10 Week Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 10-14 Monday-Friday Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
July 14 Friday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for December commencement
July 18 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
July 24 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
Aug 1 Tuesday Final Examinations for 2nd Summer Session
Aug 3 Thursday Final grading for 2nd Summer Session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Summer Term ends 3:00 p.m.


 


Fall Semester, 2017

Aug 14-18 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Aug 14-28 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for December commencement
Aug 21 Monday Classes begin for Fall full term and 1st 8-week session
Aug 22 Tuesday Final date for adding 1st 8-week courses for credit
Aug 25 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Fall full-term
Sept 4 Monday Labor Day Holiday
Sept 5 Tuesday Classes resume
Sept 5-Nov 15 Tuesday-Wednesday Regular Application Period for May commencement
Sept 15 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Sept 15-19 Friday-Tuesday Mid Term Grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Tuesday
Sept 25 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week Session; a “W” grade is issued
Oct 5-11 Thursday-Wednesday Mid-Term Grading for Fall full-term classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday
Oct 5-11 Thursday-Wednesday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
Oct 6 Friday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Oct 13 Friday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Oct 16 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Oct 16 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Oct 17 Tuesday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
Oct 19-20 Thursday-Friday Fall Break
Oct 23 Monday Classes resume
Oct 25 Wednesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Fall full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Oct 26 Thursday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
Nov 7-13 Tuesday-Monday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-weeks; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Monday
Nov 15 Wednesday Final date for making application for degree for May commencement
Nov 20 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 22-24 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Holidays; Classes close at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday
Nov 27 Monday Classes resume
Nov 27-Dec 1 Monday-Friday Final examinations for graduating students
Dec 4 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Fall full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Dec 4-5 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 6 Wednesday Student Study Day
Dec 7-8 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 8 Friday Final examinations for 2nd 8-week classes
Dec 9 Saturday Commencement 10:00 a.m.
Dec 11 Monday Final grading for non-graduating students for Full full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Semester ends 3:00 p.m.
Dec 21 - Jan 2 Thursday-Tuesday University Offices closed (beginning Thursday, December 21, 2017 at until 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 2, 2018)


 


 

Winter Session, 2017-2018

Dec 11 Monday Classes begin
Dec 12 Tuesday Final date for adding Wintersession courses for credit or making course changes
Dec 21 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Wintersession; a “W” grad is issued
Dec 25-29 Monday-Friday Wintersession Break (no classes)
Jan 1 Monday New Year’s Day (observed)
Jan 2 Tuesday Wintersession classes resume
Jan 5 Friday Final examinations for Wintersession classes
Jan 8 Monday Final grading for Wintersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Monday; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.


 


Spring Semester, 2018

Jan 2 Tuesday University Offices Open
Jan 8-12 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Jan 8-22 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for May commencement
Jan 15 Monday Martin Luther King Day holiday
Jan 16 Tuesday Classes begin for Spring full-term and 1st 8-week session
Jan 17 Wednesday Final date for adding 1st 8-week courses for credit
Jan 19 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Spring full-term
Feb 9 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Feb 12-14 Monday-Wednesday Mardi Gras holidays
Feb 15 Thursday Classes resume
Feb 15-19 Thursday-Monday Mid-term grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Monday
Feb 20 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-Week session; a “W” grade is issued
Feb 28-Mar 9 Wednesday-Friday Mid-term grading for Spring full-term classes; Grading ends at 11:00 a.m. Friday
Mar 1 Thursday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
Mar 5-Apr 16 Monday-Monday Regular Application Period for August degree conferral
Mar 9 Friday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Mar 12 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Mar 12 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Mar 12 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Mar 13 Tuesday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
Mar 19 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Mar 26 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
Mar 30-Apr 5 Friday-Thursday University Offices closed (Friday, March 30 until 7:30 a.m., Thursday, April 5)
Mar 30-Apr 6 Friday-Friday Spring Break Holiday
Apr 9 Monday Classes resume
Apr 9-11 Monday-Wednesday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday 
Apr 12 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Apr 16 Monday Final date for making application for degree August degree conferral
Apr 23-July 16 Monday-Monday Regular Application Period for December commencement
Apr 30-May 4 Monday-Friday Final examinations for graduating students
May 7 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
May 7-8 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 9 Wednesday Student Study Day
May 10-11 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 11 Friday Final examinations for 2nd 8-week classes
May 12 Saturday Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
May 14 Monday Final grading for non-graduating students for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Semester ends at 3:00 p.m.

 

Summer Intersession, 2018

May 14 Monday Intersession classes begin
May 15 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Intersession
May 25 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Summer Intersession; a “W” grade is issued
May 28 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
May 29 Tuesday Classes resume
May 29-Jun 11 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for August degree conferral
Jun 1 Friday Final Examinations
Jun 4 Monday Final grading for Intersession; grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.
Jun 4 Monday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination

 

 

 


  

NOTE: The cafeterias, dining halls, and residence halls will be closed during the Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras, Spring, and Fourth of July Holidays, and other periods when classes are not in session.