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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar



ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019


Summer Term, 2018

First Summer Session, 2018

June 4 Monday Classes begin - 1st Summer Session
June 8 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st Summer Session
June 11-14 Monday-Thursday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
June 19 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
June 19 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
June 20 Wednesday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
June 28 Thursday Final Examinations - 1st Summer Session
June 29 Friday Final grading for 1st Summer Session; grading ends at 11:00 a.m.; Session ends at 11:00 a.m.

 

Second Summer Session, 2018

July 2 Monday Classes begin - 2nd Summer Session
July 2 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
July 4 Wednesday Independence Day Holiday (observed)
July 5 Thursday Classes resume
July 9 Monday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for 2nd Summer Session
July 9 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 10 Week Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 16 Monday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for December commencement
July 23 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 24 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
July 31 Tuesday Final Examinations for 2nd Summer Session
Aug 2 Thursday Final grading for 2nd Summer Session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Summer Term ends 3:00 p.m.


 


Fall Semester, 2018

Aug 13-17 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Aug 13-27 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for December commencement
Aug 20 Monday Classes begin for Fall full term and 1st 8-week session
Aug 24 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Fall full-term and 1st 8-weeks
Sept 3 Monday Labor Day Holiday
Sept 4 Tuesday Classes resume
Sept 4-Nov 15 Tuesday-Tuesday Regular Application Period for May commencement
Sept 14 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Sept 14-18 Friday-Tuesday Mid Term Grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Tuesday
Sept 24 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week Session; a “W” grade is issued
Oct 1 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Oct 4-11 Thursday-Thursday Mid-Term Grading for Fall full-term classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m., Thursday
Oct 12 Friday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Oct 15 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Oct 15 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Oct 19 Friday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
Oct 22 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Oct 25-26 Thursday-Friday Fall Break
Oct 29 Monday Classes resume
Oct 29 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Fall full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 9-13 Friday-Tuesday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-weeks; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday
Nov 15 Thursday Final date for making application for degree for May commencement
Nov 19 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 21-23 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Holidays; Classes close at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday
Nov 26 Monday Classes resume
Nov 26-30 Monday-Friday Final examinations for graduating students
Dec 3 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Fall full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Dec 3-4 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 5 Wednesday Student Study Day
Dec 6-7 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 7 Friday Final examinations for 2nd 8-week classes
Dec 8 Saturday Commencement 10:00 a.m.
Dec 10 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 1 Friday-Tuesday University Offices closed (beginning Thursday, December 20, 2018 at until 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 1, 2019)

 


Winter Session, 2018-2019

Dec 10 Monday Classes begin
Dec 14 Friday Final date for adding Wintersession courses for credit or making course changes
Dec 20 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Wintersession; a “W” grad is issued
Dec 24-31 Monday-Monday Wintersession Break (no classes)
Jan 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day (observed)
Jan 2 Wednesday Wintersession classes resume
Jan 4 Friday Final examinations for Wintersession classes
Jan 7 Monday Final grading for Wintersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Monday; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.


 


Spring Semester, 2019

Jan 2 Wednesday University Offices Open
Jan 7-11 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Jan 7-22 Monday-Tuesday Late Application Period for May commencement
Jan 14 Monday Classes begin for Spring full-term and 1st 8-week session
Jan 18 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Spring full-term and 1st 8-weeks
Jan 21 Monday Martin Luther King Day holiday
Jan 22 Tuesday Classes resume
Feb 8 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Feb 11-13 Monday-Wednesday Mid-term grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
Feb 18 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-Week session; a “W” grade is issued
Feb 25 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Mar 4-6 Monday-Wednesday Mardi Gras holidays
Mar 7 Thursday Classes resume
Mar 11-Apr 29 Monday-Monday Regular Application Period for August degree conferral 
Mar 13 Wednesday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Mar 14-21 Thursday-Thursday Mid-term grading for Spring full-term classes; grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Thursday
Mar 14 Thursday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Mar 18 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Mar 20 Wednesday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
Mar 25 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Mar 25 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
Apr 15 Monday Final date for making application for degree August degree conferral
Apr 15-17 Monday-Wednesday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
Apr 18 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Apr 19-24 Friday-Wednesday University Offices closed (Friday, April 19 until 7:30 a.m., Thursday, April 25)
Apr 19-26 Friday-Friday Spring Break Holiday
Apr 29 Monday Classes resume
Apr 29- May 3 Monday-Friday Final examinations for graduating students
May 6-15 Monday-Monday Regular Application Period for December commencement
May 6 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
May 6-7 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 8 Wednesday Student Study Day
May 9-10 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 10 Friday Final examinations for 2nd 8-week classes
May 11 Saturday Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
May 13 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, 2019

May 13 Monday Intersession classes begin
May 17 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Intersession
May 24 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Summer Intersession; a “W” grade is issued
May 27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
May 28 Tuesday Classes resume
May 27-Jun 10 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for August degree conferral
May 31 Friday Final Examinations
Jun 3 Monday Final grading for Intersession; grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 


  

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.