Academic Calendar 2017-2018

First Semester

Aug. 14, Monday

Faculty Return

Dean’s Reception

Aug. 16-22, Wednesday-Tuesday

Faculty Orientation

Aug. 15-18, Tuesday-Friday

Set Your Sails for First-Year Success

Aug. 21-25, Monday-Friday

Set Your Sails for First-Year Success

Aug. 28, Monday

Classes begin, 8 a.m.                                         

Aug. 28-Sept. 1, Monday-Friday

Add/Drop Week

Sept. 1, Friday

Last day to add or drop a class until 4 p.m.

Sept. 28, Thursday

1L Reading Day

Sept. 29, Friday

1L Midterm Exams

Oct. 5-6, Thursday-Friday

Fall Break

Oct. 9, Monday

Classes Resume

Nov. 20-24, Monday-Friday

Thanksgiving Vacation

Dec. 8, Friday

Last day of classes

Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”

Dec. 11-12, Monday-Tuesday

Reading Days

Dec. 13-22, Wednesday-Friday

Final examinations

Dec. 22, Friday

Fall semester ends


Winter Intersession
 

Dec. 23-Jan. 14


Spring Intensive


Jan. 15-19, Monday-Friday

1L Required Research Intensive
(part of LS II)


Second Semester
 

Jan. 15, Monday

Faculty return

Jan. 22, Monday

Classes begin, 8 a.m.

Jan. 22-26, Monday-Friday

Add/Drop Week

Jan. 26, Friday

Last day to add or drop a class until 4 p.m.

March 16, Friday

Spring Break begins after last class

March 19-23, Monday-Friday

Spring Break

March 28, Wednesday       

Annual Assessment Day

April 2, Monday

Easter Holiday
No Classes

May 4, Friday

Last day of classes

Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”

May 7-8, Monday-Tuesday

Reading Days

May 9-18, Wednesday-Friday 

Final examinations

May 18, Friday

Baccalaureate Service
Spring semester ends

May 19, Saturday

Commencement


Summer Session
 

May 21-Aug. 24