Academic Calendar - Fall 2018

Note: Short courses have unique drop/add and refund deadlines; look up the specific deadlines for these courses on Short, Internet and Outreach Class Schedules page. Additional deadlines apply to graduate students. See the Graduate College Academic Calendar.  

August 6-17
Fall pre-session (two weeks)

Tuesday, August 14
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for fall pre-session classes

Friday, August 17
Final enrollment date - late fee assessed after this date

Monday, August 20
Class work begins

Monday, August 27
100% Refund, Nonrestrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)

Friday, August 31
Partial Refund, Restrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)

Monday, September 3
University holiday

Tuesday, September 25
Instructors may begin submitting six week grades

Wednesday, October 3 (noon)
Six week grades due by noon from faculty

Tuesday, October 9
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for first eight week classes

Friday, October 19
Students’ Fall Break (No Classes)

Monday, October 22
Spring 2019 enrollment begins for priority and graduate students (All enrollment dates)

Thursday, November 1
Deadline to file graduation application (for name to appear in the fall commencement program)

Friday, November 9
W Drop/Withdraw Deadline (details)

Wednesday, November 21
Students’ Thanksgiving Break Begins (No Classes)

Thursday-Friday, November 22-23
University holiday

Friday, November 30
W/F Withdraw Deadline (details)

Monday-Friday, December 3-7
Pre-Finals Week

Tuesday, December 4
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for all fall classes

Friday, December 7
Class work ends

Monday-Friday, December 10-14
Finals Week

Friday, December 14
Graduate Commencement

Saturday, December 15
Undergraduate Commencement

Wednesday, December 19 (noon)
Final grades due by noon electronically from faculty

- Grade reports are compiled shortly after the end of the semester and are made available electronically to the student, the student's adviser and the student's dean.

Monday, December 24 - Tuesday, January 1
University Holiday

A University holiday falls within the semester. If the scheduled classes do not meet, additional class time or assignments may make up the difference.