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FALL SEMESTER 2018

August

22 Fall Faculty Workshop
20–Sept. 5 Required registration finalization for all students
24–28 Required orientation and advising for new students
24 Residence halls open for new students only
27 Meal plan begins for all students, 5 p.m.
27 Residence halls open for continuing students
29 Classes begin, 8 a.m.

September

3 Labor Day (school closed)
5 Last day to add/drop
28 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 1 course with a W grade

October

8 Columbus Day celebrated (classes meet)
17 End of Quad 1
18–19 Final examinations for Quad 1
22 Beginning of Quad 2

November

2 Deadline to withdraw from a full semester course with a W grade
5 Online registration for spring and summer term: Seniors Nov. 5; Juniors Nov. 8; Sophomores Nov. 12; Freshmen Nov. 15
6 Day of Prayer (school open; no classes)
12 Veteran's Day celebrated (classes meet)
16 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 2 course with a W grade
21 Meal plan ends at dinner
21–25 Thanksgiving Recess
25 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.

December

13 Spring and summer online registration closes for Christmas Recess
13 Last day of classes
14 Reading day
17–20 Final examinations
21 Meal plan ends at breakfast
21 Residence halls close, 12 noon
21–Jan. 16 Christmas Recess

SPRING SEMESTER 2019

January

14 Residence halls open for continuing students, 5 p.m.
14–15 Required orientation and registration for new students
15 Meal plan begins, 8 a.m.
7–23 Required registration finalization for all students
21 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday (no classes)
16 Classes begin, 8 a.m.
23 Last day to add or drop classes 

February

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

March

6 End of Quad 3
7-8 Final examinations for Quad 3
8 Meal plan ends at dinner
9 Residence halls close, 12 noon
9–17 Spring Recess
17 Residence hall open, 1 p.m.
17 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.
18 Beginning of Quad 4
18 Deposit due for next year (continuing students)
29 Deadline to withdraw from full semester course with a W grade

April

1 Online registration for fall: Seniors, April 1; Juniors, April 3; Sophomores, April 8; Freshmen, April 15
12 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 4 course with a W grade
19-22 Easter Recess (no classes)
25 Symposium Thursday (no classes)

May

7 Thursday classes meet on last Tuesday
8 Last day of classes
9 Reading Day
10, 13–15 Final examinations
17 Meal plan ends at lunch
17 Baccalaureate
18 Commencement
19 Residence halls close, 12 noon
20 SUMMER TERM BEGINS
27 Memorial Day (no classes)