Academic Calendar for 2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

Tuesday-Friday, August 8-11New Faculty Orientation
Sunday, August 13New international students arrive
Monday, August 14Faculty return to College
Monday, August 14New and returning student athletes arrive 1
Monday, August 14President's College Staff Chapel Meeting
Monday, August 14Registration resumes for Fall 2017 classes
Monday-Friday, August 14-18New International Student Orientation
Tuesday-Wednesday, August 15-16Academic Deans' Workshop
Friday, August 18New students arrive
Friday-Sunday, August 18-20New Parent Orientation
Friday-Friday, August 18-25New Student Orientation
Friday, August 25Continuing students return
Monday, August 28First day of classes
Friday, September 1Summer interterm grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Friday, September 8Convocation
Friday, September 8Drop/Add period ends
Friday, September 8Last day to submit late applications for January 2018 graduation
Friday, September 29September graduation
Saturday-Tuesday, Sept 30-Oct 3Fall break (no classes) (week 6)
Wednesday, October 4College classes resume
Friday-Sunday, October 13-15Homecoming
Monday, October 16Midterm and incomplete grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Friday, October 27Advising for Spring 2018 registration begins
Monday, November 6Registration for Spring 2018 opens according to priority days
Friday, November 10Last day to withdraw-Fall 2017 credit class
Friday, November 10Internship contracts for Spring 2018 due to ACA by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, November 10Type B unique independent course contract for winter interterm and Spring 2018 due to the Registrar's Office by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, November 10Last day to petition to reschedule a final exam
Tuesday, November 21Deadline for Spring 2018 extended study petitions
Wednesday-Sunday, November 22-26Thanksgiving break (no classes)
Friday, December 8Last day of classes
Monday-Wednesday, December 11-13Final examination days
Wednesday, December 13Graduation applications for January 2019 due
Monday, December 18Final grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Friday, December 22Registration for Spring 2018 closes at 5:00 p.m. (reopens January 8, 9:00 a.m.)
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 Students participating in sports camps should check with their respective coaches for specific dates and times.

Spring Semester 2018

Monday, January 8Registration resumes for Spring 2018 classes at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday-Wednesday, January 9-10New Faculty Orientation
Tuesday, January 9New international students arrive
Wednesday-Saturday, January 10-13New International Student Orientation
Monday, January 15Faculty return to College
Tuesday, January 16New students arrive
Tuesday-Wednesday, January 16-17Academic Deans' Workshop
Tuesday-Friday, January 16-19New Student Orientation
Friday, January 19Joint Staff Meeting (Location TBD)
Saturday, January 20Continuing students return
Monday, January 22First day of classes
Friday, January 26Winter interterm grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 31January graduation
Friday, February 2Winter Convocation
Friday, February 2Drop/Add period ends
Friday, February 2Last day to submit late applications for May 2018 graduation
Friday, February 2Last day to declare a major/minor for May 2018 graduation
Friday, February 2Last day to receive transcripts from other institutions for students planning to graduate May 2018
Monday, March 12Midterm and incomplete grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Monday, March 12Last day to submit late applications for September 2018 graduation
Saturday-Sunday, March 17-25Spring break (no classes) (week 9)
Monday, March 26College classes resume
Friday, March 30Advising for Fall 2018 registration begins
Friday, April 6Last day to withdraw-Spring 2018 credit course
Friday, April 6Internship contracts for summer interterm and Fall 2018 due ACA by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 6Type B unique independent course contracts for summer interterm and Fall 2018 due to the Registrar's Office by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 6Last day to petition to reschedule a final exam
Monday, April 9Registration for Fall 2018 opens according to priority days
Thursday-Sunday, April 12-15Parents' weekend
Friday, April 20Deadline for Fall 2018 extended study petitions
Friday, May 4Last day of classes
Monday-Wednesday, May 7-9Final examination days
Wednesday, May 9All work for any student expecting to graduate this term must be completed by 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9Applications for May 2019 and September 2019 graduation due
Thursday, May 10Graduating senior grades due by noon
Friday, May 11Student Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 11Commencement rehearsal
Friday, May 11Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 12Commencement
Monday, May 14Non-graduating student grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Monday-Tuesday, May 14-15Academic Deans' Workshop
Tuesday, May 15President's College Workshop
Friday, May 18Registration for Fall 2018 closes at 5:00 p.m. (reopens August 13, 9:00 a.m.)
Monday, May 21 - Friday, July 13Summer online program dates
Friday, May 25Summer online program drop/add deadline by 5:00 p.m. CDT
Friday, June 22Summer online program withdrawal deadline by 5:00 p.m. CDT