Academic Calendar 2017-2018



July 10, Monday - First payment due for fall semester courses
August 18, Friday - On-line add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8 AM
August 21, Monday - Classes Begin
August 24, Thursday - Final day to change schedules; on-line add/drop closes at 4 PM  (courses on schedule after this day apply towards HOPE)
September 4, Monday - Labor Day (no classes)
September 6, Wednesday - Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for 1st 7-week courses

September 22, Friday - Final date to withdraw with automatic grade of W for full term courses;  - Last day to withdraw with W or WF for 1st 7-week courses 

October 6, Friday - Mountain Day activities, no classes after 2:00 pm
October 6, Friday - First 7-week classes end
October 7, Saturday - Mountain Day
October 7, Saturday - Online grading opens for 1st 7-week courses @ 7 AM; closes Mon. 10/16 @ 10 AM
October 9, Monday - Second 7-week classes begin
October 10, Tuesday - Final day to add/drop a 2nd 7-week class
October 14-17, Sat.-Tues. - Fall Weekend, no classes
October 23, Monday - Senior exit examinations (major field)
October 23-Oct. 27 - Advisement, Week 1
October 27, Friday - Last day to withdraw with W grade for 2nd 7-week classes
October 30-November 3 - Advisement, Week 2
October 30-November 10 - Pre-registration (closes at 4 PM, Nov. 20)
October 30-November 17 - Late Application for Spring 2018 Graduation; Application open for Fall 2018 (VikingWeb)

November 10, Friday - Last day to withdraw with W or WF for full term and 2nd 7-week classes;   - Deadline for Cultural Events for students graduating in December

November 22-24 - Thanksgiving Holidays (no classes)
December 1, Friday - Last day of classes
December 2, Saturday - Online grading opens @ 7:00 AM
December 4-8 - Final examinations (Monday-Friday)
December 10, Sunday - First payment due for spring semester courses
December 11, Monday - All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)
December 15, Friday - Conferral of diplomas for students completing all degree requirements during fall term
Spring Semester 2018
January 5, Friday - Online add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8:00 am
January 8, Monday - Classes Begin
January 10, Wednesday - Final day to change schedules for full term and 1st 7-week; on-line add/drop closes at 4:00 pm; (courses on schedule after this date apply towards HOPE)
January 15, Monday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)
January 26, Friday - Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 1st 7-week courses
February 9, Friday - Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for full term courses; final day to withdraw with W or WF for 1st 7-week courses
February 23, Friday - First 7-week classes end
February 24, Saturday - Online grading for 1st 7 week courses opens @ 7:00 AM; closes Mon, 3/06 @ 10 AM
February 26, Monday - Second 7-week classes begin
February 26,  Monday - Senior Exit Examinations (major field)
February 27, Tuesday - Last day to add/drop 2nd 7-week classes
March 12-16 - Spring Break (no classes)
March 19-23 - Advisement, Week 1
March 19-April 6 - Application for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 graduation (VikingWeb)
March 23, Friday - Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 2nd 7-week classes
March 26-30 - Advisement, Week 2
March 26-April 6 - Fall and Summer pre-registration
March 30, Friday - Good Friday (no classes)

April 6, Friday - Last day to withdraw with W or WF full term and 2nd 7-week classes; - Deadline for Cultural Events for May graduating students

April 10, Tuesday - Symposium on Student Scholarship - classes suspended
April 24, Tuesday - Last day of classes
April 25, Wednesday - Reading Day
April 26, Thursday - Online grading opens @ 7 AM
April 26-May 2 - Final Exams (Thursday-Wednesday)
May 2, Wednesday - Grades for graduating students due 10:00 AM
May 2, Wednesday - Baccalaureate
May 4, Friday - Graduate Student Commencement
May 5, Saturday - Undergraduate Student Commencement
May 7, Monday - All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)
Summer Semester 2018
May 14, Monday - Block A (UG and GR—5 weeks) and Block C (UG and GR—10 weeks) begin
May 15, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block A & C Classes (4 PM)
May 25, Friday - Final day to withdraw from Block A classes with automatic grade of W
May 28, Monday - Memorial Day (no classes)
June 4, Monday - Block D (GR—6 weeks) begins
June 5, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block D classes (4 PM)
June 6, Wednesday - Final day to withdraw from Block A with W or WF
June 15, Friday - Final day to withdraw from Block D with automatic grade of W
June 15, Friday - Block A ends
June 18, Monday - Block B (UG and GR—5 weeks) begins
June 19, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block B classes (4 PM)
June 29, Friday - Final day to withdraw from Block B, C or D with W or WF
July 4, Wednesday - Independence Day (no classes)
July 6, Friday - Block D ends
July 20, Friday - Blocks B and C end
July 27, Friday - Grading CLOSES
August 10, Friday - Conferral of diplomas for students completing all degree requirements during summer term