Feb 23, 2024  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2017-18 Academic Calendar


Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Fall Session 01: Courses span most or all of the fall term (including finals week) Aug. 30 – Dec. 19
Fall Session 02: Courses span the first half of the fall term Aug. 30 – Oct. 17
Fall Session 03: Courses span the second half of the fall term Oct. 18 – Dec. 19

 

Fall Semester Date(s)
Fall semester class dates Aug. 30 – Dec.11
Labor Day–All classes canceled Sept. 2 – 4
Course changes-drop/add* Aug. 30 – Sept.12
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser’s approval (w) Sept. 13 – Oct.24
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sept. 19
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 10
Mid-semester Oct. 18
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean’s approval (wp/wf) Oct. 25 – Nov. 21
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 30
Priority registration for Spring 2018 Nov. 6 – 17
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 22 – 26
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Nov. 28 – Dec. 19
Summer 2018 Registration opens to all students Dec. 11
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 12
Final Examinations Dec. 12 (4 p.m.) – Dec. 19 (4 p.m.)

 

Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Spring Session 01: Courses span most or all of the spring term (including finals week) Jan. 16 – May 8
Spring Session 02: Courses span the first half of the spring term Jan. 16 – Mar. 5
Spring Session 03: Courses span the second half of the spring term Mar. 6 – May 8

 

Spring Semester Date(s)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Classes are canceled if holiday occurs during semester) Jan. 15
Spring semester class dates Jan. 16 – April 30
Course changes-drop/add* Jan. 16 – 29
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser’s approval (w) Jan. 30 – Mar. 19
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Feb. 5
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Feb. 26
Mid-semester Mar. 6
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 10 – 18
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 19
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean’s approval (wp/wf) Mar. 20 – Apr. 16
Honors Convocation Apr. 14
Priority registration for Fall 2018 (moved earlier due to holiday scheduling) Apr. 9 – Apr. 20
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 17 – May 8
Thesis Day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction scheduled Apr. 27
Reading Day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations May 1
Final Examinations May 1 (4 p.m.) – May 8 (4 p.m.)
Undergraduate Commencement May 18

 

Summer Date(s)
Session 01 - Entire Summer  
Courses in Session 01 typically span the entire summer. Please verify each course’s specific start and end dates. May 21 – Aug. 17
(No class May 26 - 28, July 4)
Session 02 - First Half of Summer (previously identified as ‘Summer I’)  
Undergraduate Session May 21 – Jun. 27
(no class May 26 – May 28)
Undergraduate Science (BI, CH, ID, PH) May 29 – Jun. 28
Session 03 - Second Half of Summer (previously identified as ‘Summer II’)  
Undergraduate Session Jul. 1 – Aug. 8
(No class July 4)
Undergraduate Science (BI, CH, ID, PH) Jul. 1 – Aug. 1
(No class July 4)
Accelerated Online Summer Programming  
First half of Summer  May 21 – July 5
(No class May 26 – 28, July 4)
Second half of Summer  July 9 – Aug. 21