Academic Calendar – 2018-2020

2018 Fall Semester

Aug. 24 (Fri.) Last day for regular registration
Aug. 27 (Mon.) Classes begin
Aug. 27-31 (Mon.-Fri.) Course changes and late registration
Sept. 3 (Mon.) Labor Day-No classes. University offices closed.
Sept. 11 (Tues.) Last day to change to audit
Oct. 11 (Thurs.) Fall break begins after last scheduled class
Oct. 15 (Mon.) Classes resume
Nov. 19 (Mon.) Last day for presentation of essay or thesis to the Graduate Studies Office (CAS) for master’s degree to be conferred January 2019
Nov. 20 (Tues.) Friday classes meet
Thanksgiving break begins after last scheduled class
Deadline for course withdrawal
 Nov. 26 (Mon.) Last day to file formal application for degrees to be conferred May 2019
 Nov. 26 (Mon.) Last day for submission of comprehensive examination results for master’s degrees to be conferred January 2019
 Nov. 26. (Mon.) Classes resume
 Dec. 8 (Sat.) Last day of classes
 Dec. 10 -14 (Mon. Fri.) Final examinations

2019 Spring Semester

Jan. 11 (Fri.) Last day for regular registration
Jan. 14 (Mon.) Classes begin
Jan. 14 -18 (Mon.-Fri.) Course changes and late registration
Jan. 21 (Mon.) Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes. University offices closed
Jan. 29 (Tues.) Last day to change to audit
Feb. 15 (Fri.) Last day to file formal application for degree to be conferred Summer 2019.
Mar. 2 (Sat.) Spring break begins after last scheduled class
Mar. 11 (Mon.) Classes resume
Apr. 8 (Mon.) Last day for presentation of essay or thesis to the Graduate Studies Office (CAS) for master’s degrees to be conferred May 2019
Apr. 15 (Mon.) Last day for submission of comprehensive examination results for master’s degrees to be conferred May 2019
Apr. 17 (Wed.) Friday classes meet
Easter break begins after last scheduled class
 Apr. 23 (Tues.) Classes resume
Monday classes meet
Deadline for course withdrawal
 May 2 (Thurs.) Last day of classes
 May 6-10 (Mon.-Fri.) Final examinations
 May 19 (Sun.) Commencement

2019 Summer Sessions

The extended calendar for the Summer Sessions will be published about December 1, 2018, in the Schedule of Summer Classes.

July 8 (Mon.) Last day to file formal application for degrees to be conferred January 2020
July 29 (Mon.) Last day for presentation of essay or thesis to the Graduate Studies Office (CAS) for master’s degrees to be conferred Summer 2019
Aug. 5 (Mon.) Last day for submission of comprehensive examination results for master’s degrees to be conferred Summer 2019

2019 Fall Semester

Aug. 30 (Fri.) Last day for regular registration
Sept. 2 (Mon.) Labor Day. No classes. University offices closed
Sept. 3 (Tues.) Classes begin
Sept. 3-9 (Tues.-Mon.) Course changes and late registration
Sept. 17 (Tues.) Last day to change to audit
Oct. 17 (Thur.) Fall break begins after last scheduled class
Nov. 18 (Mon.) Last day for presentation of essay or thesis to the Graduate Studies Office (CAS) for master’s degrees to be conferred January 2020
Nov. 25 (Mon.) Last day to file formal application for degrees to be conferred May 2020
Nov. 25 (Mon.) Last day for submission of comprehensive examination results for master’s degrees to be conferred January 2020
Nov. 26 (Tues.) Friday classes meet
Thanksgiving break begins after last scheduled class
Deadline for course withdrawal
Dec. 2 (Mon.) Classes resume
Dec. 14 (Sat.) Last day of classes
Dec. 16-20 (Mon.-Fri.) Final examinations
Christmas holidays begin after last examination

2020 Spring Semester

Jan. 10 (Fri.) Last day for regular registration
Jan. 13 (Mon.) Classes Begin
Jan. 13-17 (Mon.-Fri.) Course changes and late registration
Jan. 20 (Mon.) Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. No classes. University offices closed
Jan. 28 (Tues.) Last day to change to audit
Feb. 15 (Thurs.) Last day to file formal application for degrees to be conferred Summer 2020
Feb. 28 (Sat.) Spring break begins after last scheduled class
Mar. 9 (Mon.) Classes resume
Apr. 6 (Mon.) Last day for presentation of essay or thesis to the Graduate Studies Office (CAS) for master’s degrees to be conferred May 2020
Apr. 8 (Wed.) Friday classes meet
Easter break begins after last scheduled class
Apr. 6 (Mon.) Last day for presentation of essay or thesis to the Graduate Studies Office (CAS) for master’s degrees to be conferred May 2020
Apr. 13 (Mon.) Last day for submission of comprehensive examination results for master’s degrees to be conferred May 2020
Apr. 14 (Tues.) Classes resume
Monday classes meet
Apr. 14 (Tues.) Deadline for course withdrawal
Apr. 30 (Thur.) Last day of classes
May 4-8 (Mon.-Fri.) Final examinations
May 17 (Sun.) Commencement

2020 Summer Sessions

The extended calendar for the Summer Sessions will be published about December 1, 2020, in the Schedule of Summer Classes.

July 6 (Mon.) Last day to file formal application for degrees to be conferred January 2021