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2017-18 Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2017

August

23 Fall Faculty Workshop
25-Sept. 6 Required registration finalization for all students
25-29 Required orientation and advising for new students
25 Residence halls open for new students only
28 Meal plan begins for all students, 5 p.m.
28 Residence halls open for continuing students
30 Classes begin, 8 a.m.

September

4 Labor Day (school closed)
6 Last day to add/drop
29 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 1 course with a W grade

October

9 Columbus Day celebrated (classes meet)
18 End of Quad 1
19-20 Final examinations for Quad 1
23 Beginning of Quad 2

November

3 Deadline to withdraw from a full semester course with a W grade
6 Online registration for spring and summer term: Seniore Nov. 6; Juniors Nov.9; Sophomores Nov. 13.; Freshmen Nov. 20
7
Day of Prayer (school open; no classes)
11 Veteran's Day celebrated (classes meet)
17 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 2 course with a W grade
22 Meal plan ends at dinner
22–26 Thanksgiving Recess
26 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.

December

14 Spring and summer online registration closes for Christmas Recess
14 Last day of classes
15 Reading day
18-21 Final examinations
22 Meal plan ends at breakfast
22 Residence halls close, 12 noon
12/22 - 1/17 Christmas Recess

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

January

15 Residence halls open for continuing students, 5 p.m.
16-17 Required orientation and registration for new students
16 Meal plan begins, 8 a.m.
8-24 Required registration finalization for all students
15 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
18 Classes begin, 8 a.m.
24 Last day to add or drop classes 

February

16 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 3 course with a W grade

March

7 End of Quad 3
8-9 Final examinations for Quad 3
9 Meal plan ends at dinner
10 Residence halls close, 12 noon
10-18 Spring Recess
18 Residence hall open, 1 p.m.
18 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.
19 Beginning of Quad 4
19 Deposit due for next year (continuing students)
30 Deadline to withdraw from full semester course with a W grade
30 - Apr. 2 Easter Recess (no classes)

April

3
Advance online registraton for fall: Seniors April 3; Juniors April 5; Sophomores Apr. 9 Freshmen April 16
26 Symposium Thursday (no classes)

May

8 Thursday classes meet on last Tuesday
9 Last day of classes
10 Reading Day

11, 14-16

Final examinations
18 Meal plan ends at lunch
18 Baccalaureate
19 Commencement
20 Residence halls close, 12 noon
21 SUMMER TERM BEGINS