Oct 15, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar 2017-2018


FALL TERM 2017
Friday Aug. 11th Fall term comprehensive fee due
Wednesday-Friday Aug 30th-Sep 1st International Student Orientation
Sunday Sept. 3rd Residence halls open for First Year and New Transfer students only
Sunday-Tuesday Sept. 3rd-5th First Year and Transfer student orientation
Tuesday Sept. 5th First Year and Transfer student advising and registration
Tuesday Sept. 5th Residence halls and houses open for returning Upperclass students
Wednesday Sept. 6th Fall term classes begin; add/drop starts for returning students
Wednesday-Friday Sept. 6th-8th Off-campus and commuter student registration data verification
Tuesday Sept. 12th Last day to add an open course without instructor’s written approval
Tuesday Sept. 12th Last day to add/drop without a late fee
Tuesday Sept. 19th Last day to drop a course without a “W”
Tuesday Sept. 19th Last day to finalize fall term schedule, with instructor permission to add a class
Tuesday Sept. 26th Last day to declare a course “Pass-Fail”
Friday Oct. 6th Winter term course prescheduling materials available online
Monday-Friday Oct. 9th-27th Academic advising for winter term; students must consult with faculty advisors
Saturday-Tuesday Oct. 14th-17th Petition Course Sign-up
Wednesday-Monday Oct. 18th-23rd Faculty Review and Petition Course Approval
Friday-Sunday Oct. 20th-22nd Homecoming and Family Weekend
Tuesday-Thursday Oct. 24th-26th Petition Course Acceptance
Monday Oct. 30th Graduation application due for Class of 2018
Monday-Thursday Oct. 30th-Nov. 2nd Winter term prescheduling appointments; by class
Tuesday Oct. 31st Last day to drop a course with a “W”
Tuesday Nov. 14th Fall term classes end
Wednesday Nov. 15th Reading period
Thursday-Tuesday Nov. 16th-21st Fall term final exam period
Wednesday Nov. 22nd Residence halls and houses close
Wednesday Nov. 29th Fall term grades due
Friday Dec. 8th Winter term comprehensive bill due
     
WINTER TERM 2018
Tuesday Jan. 2nd Residence halls and houses open
Wednesday Jan. 3rd Winter term classes begin; add/drop starts
Wednesday-Friday Jan. 3rd-5th Off-campus and commuter student registration data verification
Tuesday Jan. 9th Last day to add an open course without instructor’s written approval
Tuesday Jan. 9th Last day to add/drop without a late fee
Tuesday Jan. 16th Last day to drop a course without a “W”
Tuesday Jan. 16th Last day to finalize winter class schedule, with instructor permission to add a class
Tuesday Jan. 23rd Last day to declare a course “Pass/Fail”
Friday Feb. 2nd Spring term prescheduling materials available online
Monday-Friday Feb. 5th-23rd Academic advising for spring term courses; students must consult with faculty advisors
Saturday-Tuesday Feb. 10th-13th Petition Course Sign Up
Wednesday-Monday Feb. 14th-19th Faculty Review and Petition Course Approval
Tuesday-Thursday Feb. 20th-22nd Petition Course Acceptance
Monday-Thursday Feb. 26th-Mar. 1st Spring term prescheduling appointments; by class
Tuesday Feb. 27th Last day to drop a course with a “W”
Tuesday Mar. 13th Last day of winter term classes
Wednesday Mar. 14th Reading period
Thursday-Tuesday Mar. 15th-20th Winter term final exam period
Wednesday Mar. 21th Residence halls and houses close
Wednesday Mar. 21st Spring term comprehensive bill due
Monday Mar. 26th Winter term grades due
     
SPRING TERM 2018
Sunday Apr. 1st Residence halls and houses open
Monday Apr. 2nd Spring term classes begin; add/drop starts
Monday-Wednesday Apr. 2nd-4th Off-campus and commuter student registration data verification
Friday Apr. 6th Last day to add an open course without instructor’s written approval
Friday Apr. 6th Last day to add/drop without a late fee
Friday Apr. 13th Last day to drop a course without a “W”
Friday Apr. 13th Last day to finalize spring course schedule, with instructor permission to add a class
Friday Apr. 20th Last day to declare a course “Pass/Fail”
Friday May 4th Fall term prescheduling materials online
Monday-Friday May 7th-25th Academic advising for fall term courses; students must consult faculty advisors
Friday May 11 Steinmetz Symposium
Saturday May 12 Prize Day
Saturday-Tuesday May 12th-15th Petition Course Sign Up
Monday May 14th Registration begins for summer classes
Wednesday-Monday May 16th-21st Faculty Review and Petition Course Approval
Friday-Sunday May 18th-20th Alumni Weekend - ReUnion 2018
Tuesday-Thursday May 22nd-24th Petition Course Acceptance
Friday May 25th Last day to drop with a “W”
Monday-Wednesday May 28th-30th Fall term prescheduling appointments; by class
Friday Jun. 8th Last day of spring term classes
Monday-Thursday Jun. 11th-14th Spring term final exam period
Friday Jun. 15th Residence halls/houses close at 3 pm for students not involved in Commencement
Sunday Jun. 17th Commencement
Sunday Jun. 17th Residence halls and houses close at 6 p.m.
Monday Jun. 18th Registration for summer classes ends
Wednesday Jun. 20th Spring term grades due
Monday Jun. 25th Summer term classes begin