2018-2019 Catalog

Academic Calendar

Below are some important dates from the 2018-2019 academic calendar.  The most current academic calendars can be downloaded here.  These calendars are subject to change; please check this site periodically for updates.

2018-2019 Academic Calendar (PDF)

Fall Semester: August 22 – December 8, 2018

Registration Begins

April 9

Late Registration Begins

August 15

New Student Orientation

August 18-21

Fall Semester Begins

August 22

Deadline: Submit December 2018 Graduation Application

August 31

Campus Holiday: Labor Day

September 3

Deadline: Add Fall Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Fall Semester Classes with 100% Refund

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

September 5

Deadline: Drop Fall Semester Classes with 50% Refund

September 12

Convocation

September 19

Undergraduate Advising Begins - Spring 2019

October 1

Core Festival (Tentative)

October 3

Fall Census Date

October 11

Mid-Season Holiday (Traditional Undergraduates)

October 12

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Semester Classes

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

November 7

Registration Begins - Spring 2019

November 12

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

November 22-25

Deadline: Submit May 2019 Graduation Application

Fall Semester Classes End

December 1

Study Day

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

December 3

Final Examinations - Fall Semester

December 4-8

Degree Date

December 8

Student Holiday: Winter Break

December 9-Janurary 6

Campus Holiday: Christmas Break

TBD

Grades Due

December 11

Grades Available

December 15

Fall Term 1: August 22 – October 9, 2018

Fall Term 1 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

August 22

Deadline: Add Fall Term 1 Classes

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

August 29

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

August 30-September 2

Campus Holiday: Labor Day

September 3

Deadline: Drop Fall Term 1 Classes with 100% Refund

September 5

MSN FNP Weekend

September 6-9

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Term 1 Classes

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

September 26

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

September 27-30

Fall Term 1 Ends

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

October 9

Fall Term 2: October 15 – December 8, 2018

Fall Term 2 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

October 15

MSN FNP Weekend

October 18-21

Deadline: Add Fall Term 2 Classes

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

October 22

Deadline: Drop Fall Term 2 Classes with 100% Refund

October 29

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

November 1-4

MSN FNP Weekend

November 15-18

Thanksgiving Break: Term 2 Classes do not meet this week

November 19-25

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Term 2 Classes

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

November 26

Fall Term 2 Ends

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

December 8

Spring Semester: January 7 – May 7, 2019

Registration Begins

November 12

Late Registration Begins - Spring 2019

January 2

New Student Orientation

January 4

Spring Semester Begins

January 7

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

January 21

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 28

Campus Holiday: Presidents’ Day

February 18

Undergraduate Advising Begins - Summer & Fall 2019

February 25

Spring Census Date

February 27

Deadline: Submit Graduation Applications to participate in Commencement 2019 Ceremony

March 1

Student Holiday: Spring Break

March 4-10

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

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Semester Classes

April 1

Registration Begins - Summer & Fall 2019

April 8

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

April 19-21

Founders’ Day Observed

April 24

Spring Semester Classes End

April 29

Deadline: File Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Spring Semester

Study Day

April 30

Deadline: Submit August 2019 Graduation Application

May 1

Final Examinations - Spring Semester (Excludes Saturday)

May 1-7

Degree Date

May 7

Grade Due

May 10

Founders’ Day

Commencement Ceremony - Graduate Students

May 10

Commencement Ceremony - Undergraduate Students

May 11

Grades Available

May 14


Spring Term 3: January 7 – February 25, 2019

Spring Term 3 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

January 7

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

January 10-13

Deadline: Add Spring Term 3 Classes

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

January 14

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

January 21

Deadline: Drop Spring Term 3 Classes with 100% Refund

January 22

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

January 31 – February 3

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Term 3 Classes

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

February 11

Campus Holiday: Presidents’ Day

February 18

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

February 21-24

Spring Term 3 Ends

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

February 25

Spring Term 4: March 11 – May 5, 2019

Spring Term 4 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

March 11

Deadline: Add Spring Term 4 Classes

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

March 18

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

March 21-24

Deadline: Drop Spring Term 4 Classes with 100% Refund

March 25

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

April 4-7

MSN FNP Weekend

April 11-14

Easter Break: Term 4 Classes do not meet this week

April 15-21

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Term 4 Classes

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

April 22

MSN Nursing Students Weekend

May 2-5

Spring Term 4 Ends

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

May 5

Summer Semester: May 13 – August 17, 2019

Registration Begins

April 8

Late Registration Begins - Summer 2019

May 6

Summer Semester Begins

May 13

Campus Holiday: Memorial Day

May 27

Deadline: Add Summer Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Summer Semester Classes with 100% Refund

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

May 28

Deadline: Drop Summer Semester Classes with 50% Refund

June 3

ADN to MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

June 6-9

Summer Census Date

July 1

Campus Holiday: Independence Day

July 4

ADN to MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

July 11-14

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

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Semester Classes

July 29

ADN to MSN Nursing Students Weekend

MSN FNP Weekend

August 1-4

Late Registration Begins - Fall 2019

August 14

Summer Semester Ends

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

August 17

Degree Date

August 17

Grades Due

August 20

Grades Available

August 24

Deadline: Submit December 2019 Graduation Application

August 31

Summer Term 5: May 13 – June 29, 2019

Summer Term 5 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

May 13

Deadline: Add Summer Term 5 Classes

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

May 20

Campus Holiday: Memorial Day

May 27

Deadline: Drop Summer Term 5 Classes with 100% Refund

May 28

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Term 5 Classes

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

June 17

Summer Term 5 Ends

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

June 29

Summer Term 6: July 1 – August 17, 2019

Summer Term 6 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

July 1

Campus Holiday: Independence Day

July 4

Deadline: Add Summer Term 6 Classes

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

July 8

Deadline: Drop Summer Term 6 Classes with 100% Refund

July 15

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

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Term 6 Classes

July 29

Summer Term 6 Ends

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

August 17