Academic Calendar for 2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018 

Tuesday-Friday, August 7-10New Faculty Orientation
Sunday, August 12New international students arrive
Monday, August 13Faculty return to College
Monday, August 13New and returning student athletes arrive 1
Monday, August 13President's College Staff Chapel Meeting
Monday, August 13Registration resumes for Fall 2018 classes
Monday-Friday, August 13-17New International Student Orientation
Tuesday-Wednesday, August 14-15Academic Deans' Workshop
Friday, August 17New students arrive
Friday-Sunday, August 17-19New Parent Orientation
Friday-Friday, August 17-24New Student Orientation
Friday, August 24Continuing students return
Monday, August 27First day of classes
Friday, August 31Summer interterm grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Friday, September 7Convocation
Friday, September 7Drop/Add period ends
Friday, September 7Last day to submit late applications for January 2019 graduation
Friday, September 28September graduation
Saturday-Tuesday, Sept 29 - Oct 2Fall break (no classes) (week 6)
Wednesday, October 3College classes resume
Monday, October 15Midterm and incomplete grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Thursday-Sunday, October 18-21Homecoming
Friday, October 26Advising for Spring 2019 registration begins
Monday, November 5Registration for Spring 2019 opens according to priority days
Friday, November 9Last day to withdraw-Fall 2018 credit class
Friday, November 9Internship contracts for Spring 2019 due to ACA by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, November 9Type B unique independent course contract for winter interterm and Spring 2019 due to the Registrar's Office by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, November 9Last day to petition to reschedule a final exam
Friday, November 9Deadline for Spring 2019 extended study petitions
Wednesday-Sunday, November 21-25Thanksgiving break (no classes)
Friday, December 7Last day of classes
Monday-Wednesday, December 10-12Final examination days
Wednesday, December 12Graduation applications for January 2020 due
Monday, December 17Final grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Friday, December 21Registration for Spring 2019 closes at 5:00 p.m. (reopens January 14, 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 2019

Monday, January 14Registration resumes for Spring 2019 classes at 9:00am
Tuesday, January 15New international students arrive
Tuesday-Wednesday, January 15-16New Faculty Orientation
Wednesday-Saturday, January 16-19New International Student Orientation
Monday, January 21Faculty return to College
Tuesday, January 22New students arrive
Tues-Weds, January 22-23Academic Deans' Workshop
Tuesday-Friday, January 22-25New Student Orientation
Friday, January 25Joint Staff Meeting (Location TBD)
Saturday, January 26Continuing students return
Monday, January 28First day of classes
Thursday, January 31January graduation
Friday, February 1Winter interterm grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Friday, February 8Winter Convocation
Friday, February 8Drop/Add period ends
Friday, February 8Last day to submit late applications for May 2019 graduation
Friday, February 8Last day to declare a major/minor for May 2019 graduation
Friday, February 8Last day to receive transcripts from other institutions for students planning to graduate May 2019
Monday, March 18Midterm and incomplete grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Monday, March 18Last day to submit late applications for September 2019 graduation
Saturday-Sunday, March 23-31Spring break (no classes) (week 9)
Monday, April 1College classes resume
Friday, April 5Advising for Fall 2019 registration begins
Thursday-Sunday, April 11-14Parents' Weekend
Friday, April 12Last day to withdraw-Spring 2019 credit class
Friday, April 12Internship contracts for summer interterm and Fall 2019 due to ACA by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 12Type B unique independent course contract for summer interterm and Fall 2019 due to the Registrar's Office by 5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 12Last day to petition to reschedule a final exam
Monday, April 15Registration for Fall 2019 opens according to priority days
Friday, April 26Deadline for Fall 2019 extended study petitions
Friday, May 10Last day of classes
Monday-Wednesday, May 13-15Final examination days
Wednesday, May 15All work for any student expecting to graduate this term must be completed by 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15Applications for May 2020 and September 2020 graduation due
Thursday, May 16Graduating senior grades due by noon
Thursday, May 16International Students' Senior Speeches
Friday, May 17Student Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 17Commencement rehearsal
Friday, May 17Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 18Commencement
Monday, May 20Non-graduating student grades due by 9:00 a.m.
Monday-Tuesday, May 20-21Academic Deans' Workshop
Tuesday, May 21President's College Workshop
Friday, May 24Registration for Fall 2019 closes at 5:00 p.m. (reopens August 19, 9:00 a.m.)
Monday, May 27-Friday, July 19Summer online program dates
Friday, May 31Summer online program drop/add deadline by 5:00 p.m. CDT
Friday, June 28Summer online program withdrawal deadline by 5:00 p.m. CDT

Some dates on the 2018-2019 academic calendar are projections and are subject to adjustment.