Academic Calendar 2017-2018

See Also: 2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester - 2017
Classes Begin August 28
Labor Day (University Closed) September 2 - 4
Last Day to Add Classes September 5
Saturday Classes Begin September 9
Last Day to Drop Classes September 12
Last Day to Add/Drop Saturday Classes September 16
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrads (Fall Completion) October 1
Mid-Term Examinations October 9 - 13
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes November 15
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) November 22
Thanksgiving Holidays (University Closed) November 23 - 26
Christmas Rose December 8
Last Day of Saturday Classes December 16
Semester Examinations December 11 - 16
Winterim 2017
Last Day to Add/Drop Winterim Classes December 21 (12 Noon)
Classes Begin December 26, 2017
Classes End January 5, 2018
Spring Semester - 2018
University Reopens January 2
Classes Begin January 8
Saturday Classes Begin January 13
Last Day to Add Classes January 15
Last Day to Add/Drop Saturday Classes January 20
Last Day to Drop Classes January 22
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students (Spring completion) February 1
Mid-Term Examinations February 12 - 16
Spring Break March 5-9
Easter Break (No Classes) March 29, 31, April 2
Easter Break (University Closed) March 30
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes April 5
Last Saturday Class April 28
Semester Examinations April 30 - May 4
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(June Completion)
May 1
Commencement May 15
Summer Session - 2018
Summer Session I, III Begins May 14
Last Day to Add/Drop Summer I, III Classes May 21
Memorial Day (University Closed) May 26 - 28
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Classes June 18
Summer Session I Ends June 25
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students 
(Summer II & III Completion)
July 2
Independence Day (University Closed) July 4
Summer Session II Begins July 5
Last Day to Add/Drop Summer II Classes July 12
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II/III Classes  August 8
Summer Session II & III End August 15

Extended Learning Programs Academic Calendar

Fall 2017
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for Fall Completion)
October 1
17FAX51 Fall I 5 Week August 28 - September 28
Labor Day (University Closed) September 4
17FAX81 Fall I 8 Week August 28 - October 19
17FAX52 Fall II 5 Week October 2 - November 2
17FAX82 Fall II 8 Week October 23 - December 21
17FAX53 Fall III 5 Week November 6 - December 14
Thanksgiving Break - Extended Learning (No Classes) November 20 - 24
Spring 2018
University Re-Opens January 2
18SPX51 Spring I 5 Week January 8 - February 8
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for Spring Completion)
February 1
18SPX81 Spring I 8 Week January 8 - March 1
18SPX52 Spring II 5 Week February 12 - March 15
18SPX82 Spring II 8 Week March 5 - April 26
18SPX53 Spring III 5 Week March 19 - April 19
Easter Break (University Closed) March 30, 31
Commencement May 15
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for June Completion)
May 1
Summer 2018
18SUX51 Summer I 5 Week April 24 - May 26
18SUX81 Summer I 8 Week May 1 - June 26
18SUX52 Summer II 5 Week May 30 - July 3
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for July or August Completion)
July 1
Independence Day (University Closed) July 4
18SUX82 Summer II 8 Week June 25 - August 16
18SUX53 Summer III 5 Week July 9 - August 9
SS1 August 13 - September 14

* Days missed due to holidays when the University is not in session are made up on any Friday within the term.

  Note: Dates are subject to change without notice; please consult this page for future changes.