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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: Seniors 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
22–Jan. 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–April 2 Easter Recess (no classes)

April

3 Advance online registraton for fall: Seniors, April 3; Juniors, April 5; Sophomores, April 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