2017-2018 Catalog

Academic Calendar

Below are some important dates from the 2016-2017 academic calendar.  The most current academic calendars can be downloaded here.  These calendars are subject to change; please check this site periodically for updates.

2016-2017 Academic Calendar (PDF)
2017-2018 Academic Calendar (PDF)
2018-2019 Academic Calendar (PDF)


Fall Semester: August 23 – December 9, 2017

Registration Begins

April 10

Late Registration Begins

August 16

New Student Orientation

August 19-22

Fall Semester Begins

August 23

Deadline: Submit December 2017 Graduation Application

August 30

Campus Holiday: Labor Day

September 4

Deadline: Add Fall Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Fall Semester Classes with 100% Refund

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Fall Semester

September 6

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

September 7-10

Deadline: Drop Fall Semester Classes with 50% Refund

September 13

Convocation

September 20

Undergraduate Advising Begins - Spring 2018

October 2

Core Festival (Tentative)

October 4

Fall Census Date

October 12

Mid-Season Holiday (Traditional Undergraduates)

October 13

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

October 12-15

MSN FNP Weekend

October 19-22

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Semester Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Fall Semester

November 8

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

November 9-12

Registration Begins - Spring 2018

November 13

MSN FNP Weekend

November16-19

Campus Holiday: Thanksgiving Break (Classes meet Mon-Wed except Fall Term 2 classes, which do not meet this week.)

November 23-26

Deadline: Submit May 2018 Graduation Application

Fall Semester Classes End

December 1

Study Day

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Fall Semester

December 4

Final Examinations - Fall Semester

December 5-9

Student Holiday: Winter Break

December 10-January 7

Campus Holiday: Christmas Break

TBD

Grades Due

December 12

Grades Available

December 16

Degree Date:

December 9

 

Fall Term 1: August 23 – October 10, 2017

Fall Term 1 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

August 23

Deadline: Add Fall Term 1 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Fall Term 1

August 30

Deadline: Drop Fall Term 1 Classes with 100% Refund

September 6

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Term 1 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Fall Term 1

September 27

Fall Term 1 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Term 1

October 10

 

Fall Term 2: October 16 – December 9, 2017

Fall Term 2 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

October 16

Deadline: Add Fall Term 2 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Fall Term 2

October 23

Deadline: Drop Fall Term 2 Classes with 100% Refund

October 30

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Term 2 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Fall Term 2

November 27

Fall Term 2 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Fall Term 2

December 9

 

Spring Semester: January 8 – May 8, 2018

Registration Begins

November 13

Late Registration Begins - Spring 2018

January 2

New Student Orientation

January 5

Spring Semester Begins

January 8

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

January 11-14

Campus Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 15

Deadline: Add Spring Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Spring Semester Classes with 100% Refund

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Spring Semester

January 22

Deadline: Drop Spring Semester Classes with 50% Refund

January 29

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

February 1-4

Campus Holiday: Presidents’ Day

February 19

MSN FNP Weekend

February 22-25

Undergraduate Advising Begins – Summer & Fall 2018

February 26

Spring Census Date

February 28

Deadline: Submit Graduation Applications to participate in Commencement 2018 Ceremony

March 1

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

March 1-4

Student Holiday: Spring Break

March 5-11

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

March 22-25

Campus Holiday: Good Friday and Easter (Classes meet Mon-Thu except Spring Term 4 classes, which do not meet this week.)

March 30-April 1

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Spring Semester

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Semester Classes

April 2

Registration Begins - Summer & Fall 2018

April 9

MSN FNP Weekend

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

April 19-22

Founders’ Day Observed

April 25

Spring Semester Classes End

April 30

Deadline: Submit August 2018 Graduation Application

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Spring Semester

Study Day

May 1

Final Examinations - Spring Semester (Excludes Saturday)

May 2-8

MSN Nursing Students Weekend (Approved to run 1 day after Spring Term 4 ends.)

May 3-6

Founders’ Day

May 10

Commencement Ceremony - Graduate Students

May 11

Commencement Ceremony - Undergraduate Students

May 12

Grade Due

May 11

Grades Available

May 15

Degree Date:

May 8



Spring Term 3: January 8 – February 26, 2018

Spring Term 3 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

January 8

Deadline: Add Spring Term 3 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Spring Term 3

January 16

Deadline: Drop Spring Term 3 Classes with 100% Refund

January 22

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Term 3 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Spring Term 3

February 12

Spring Term 3 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Spring Term 3

February 26

 

Spring Term 4: March 12 – May 5, 2018

Spring Term 4 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

March 12

Deadline: Add Spring Term 4 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Spring Term 4

March 19

Deadline: Drop Spring Term 4 Classes with 100% Refund

March 26

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Term 4 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Spring Term 4

April 23

Spring Term 4 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Spring Term 4

May 5

 

Summer Semester: May 14 – August 15, 2018

Registration Begins

April 9

Late Registration Begins - Summer 2018

May 7

Summer Semester Begins

May 14

Campus Holiday: Memorial Day

May 28

Deadline: Add Summer Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Summer Semester Classes with 100% Refund

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Summer Semester

May 29

Deadline: Drop Summer Semester Classes with 50% Refund

June 4

AD to MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

June 7-10

Summer Census Date

July 2

Campus Holiday: Independence Day

July 4

AD to MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

July 5-8

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Summer Semester

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Semester Classes

July 30

AD to MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

August 2-5

Late Registration Begins - Fall 2018

August 15

Summer Semester Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Summer Semester

August 18

Deadline: Submit December 2018 Graduation Application

August 31

Grades Due

August 21

Grades Available

August 25

Degree Date:

August 18

 

Summer Term 5: May 14 – June 30, 2018

Summer Term 5 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

May 14

Deadline: Add Summer Term 5 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Summer Term 5

May 21

Deadline: Drop Summer Term 5 Classes with 100% Refund

May 29

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Term 5 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Summer Term 5

June 18

Summer Term 5 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Term 5

June 30

 

Summer Term 6: July 2 – August 18, 2018

Summer Term 6 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

July 2

Deadline: Add Summer Term 6 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Summer Term 6

July 9

Deadline: Drop Summer Term 6 Classes with 100% Refund

July 16

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Summer Term 6

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Term 6 Classes

July 30

Summer Term 6 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Summer Term 6

August 18