2017-18 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

August 23 - December 14, 2017

Description Date
Founders Day/Convocation August 21
Classes begin August 23
Labor Day - no classes September 4
Last day to add classes August 30
Last day to declare pass/fail August 30
Midterm October 13
Fall break October 18-22
Thanksgiving break November 22-26
Last day to drop classes (W grade) December 1
Pass/Fail opportunity (Must declare by August 30.) December 4-8
Last day of classes December 8
Final exams December 11-14
Graduation date - Degree conferral December 17

Winter Semester 2018

January 2 - January 22, 2018

Description Date
Classes begin January 2
Last day to add classes January 3
Last day to declare pass/fail January 3
Last day to drop classes (W grade) January 16
Pass/Fail opportunity (Must declare by January 3.) January 18-19
Last day of classes January 22
Snow make-up day January 23
Graduation date - Degree conferral February 4

Spring Semester 2018

January 29 - May 17, 2018

Description Date
Classes begin January 29
Last day to add classes February 5
Last day to declare pass/fail February 5
Midterm March 16
Spring break March 19-23
Good Friday - no class March 30
Easter Monday - classes held April 2
Last day to drop classes (W grade) May 4
Pass/Fail opportunity (Must declare by February 5.) May 7-11
Last day of classes May 11
Final exams May 14-17
Commencement ceremony May 20
Graduation date - Degree conferral May 20

Summer Semester 2018

June 4 - August 9, 2018

Term I

Description Date
Classes begin June 4
Last day to add classes June 5
Last day to declare pass/fail June 5
Last day to drop classes (W grade) June 29
Pass/Fail opportunity (Must declare by June 5.) July 2-3
Last day of classes July 6

Term II

Description Date
Classes begin July 9
Last day to add classes July 10
Last day to declare pass/fail July 10
Last day to drop classes (W grade) August 3
Pass/Fail opportunity (Must declare by July 10.) August 7-8
Last day of classes August 9
Graduation date - Degree conferral August 19
Block Start End Last day to add/drop* Holidays/no class
Block 01 08/21/2017 9/30/2017 08/18/2017 9/4/2017 (Labor Day)
Block 12 08/21/2017 11/4/2017 08/18/2017 9/4/2017 (Labor Day)
Block 13 08/21/2017 12/16/2017 08/18/2017 9/4/2017 (Labor Day)
Block 02 10/2/2017 11/4/2017 9/29/2017  
Block 23 10/2/2017 12/16/2017 9/29/2017 11/22-11/26/2017 (Thanksgiving)
Block 03 11/6/2017 12/16/2017 11/3/2017 11/22-11/26/2017 (Thanksgiving)
Block 04 1/2/2018 2/3/2018 12/22/2017  
Block 05 2/5/2018 3/10/2018 2/2/2018  
Block 56 2/5/2018 4/21/2018 2/2/2018 3/30/2018 (Good Friday)
Block 57 2/5/2018 6/2/2018 2/2/20181 3/30/2018 (Good Friday)
Block 06 3/12/2018 4/21/2018 3/9/2018 3/30/2018 (Good Friday)
Block 67 3/12/2018 6/2/2018 3/9/20181 3/30 (Good Friday); 5/28 (Memorial Day)
Block 07 4/23/2018 6/2/2018 4/20/20181 5/28/2018 (Memorial Day)
Block 08 6/4/2018 7/14/2018 6/1/2018 7/4/2018 (Independence Day)
Block 89 6/4/2018 8/18/2018 6/1/2018 7/4/2018 (Independence Day)
Block 09 7/16/2018 8/18/2018 7/13/2018  
*

Friday prior to the start of every block. Dates subject to change depending upon program. Check with Program Director or Registrar's Office for final date.

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 Graduation date for students completing a course in block 7: June 3, 2018