Academic Calendar

Important dates for the 2017-18 year.

Fall 2017


20 Sunday  New residential and commuter students arrive (both first-year and transfer)
TBD by Athletics  Early arrival check-in for Athletics
20-23 Sunday - Wednesday  Orientation
22-23 Tuesday and Wednesday All Returning Residential Students Arrive
24 Thursday  Classes Begin, 8 a.m.; Opening Convocation, 7:30 p.m.


7-10 Saturday-Tuesday  Fall Break (Classes end Friday, October 6 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Wednesday, October 11 at 8 a.m.)


22-26 Wednesday-Sunday  Thanksgiving Break (Classes end Tuesday, November 21 at 9:50 p.m. and resume Monday, November 27 at 8 a.m.)


6 Wednesday  Last Day of Classes
7-10 Thursday-Sunday  Study Period
11-14 Monday-Thursday  Final Examination Period

Intersession 2017-2018

December 15 - January 21

Spring 2018


21 Sunday  Returning and New Students Arrive
22 Monday  Classes Begin, 8 a.m.; Spring Convocation, 4:45 p.m.


10-18 Saturday-Sunday  Spring Break (Classes end Friday, March 9 at 4:20 p.m. and resume Monday, March 19 at 8 a.m.)


2 Wednesday  Honors Convocation
4 Friday  Classes End
5-7 Saturday - Monday  Study Period
8-11 Tuesday - Friday  Final Exams
19 Saturday  Commencement

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