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Academic Calendar -

Fall 2017


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 7 - 18
Fall pre-session (two weeks)


Tuesday, August 15 
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for fall pre-session classes


Friday, August 18
Final enrollment date - late fee assessed after this date


Monday, August 21
Class work begins


Monday, August 28
100% Refund, Nonrestrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)


Friday, September 1
Partial Refund, Restrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)


Monday, September 4
University Holiday


Tuesday, September 26 
Instructors may begin submitting six week grades


Wednesday, October 4 (noon)
Six week grades due from faculty


Tuesday, October 10 
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for first eight week classes


Friday, October 20
Students' Fall Break (No Classes)


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


Friday, November 10
W Drop/Withdraw Deadline (details)


Wednesday, November 22
First day of students' Thanksgiving break (No classes)


Thursday-Friday, November 23-24
University Holiday


Friday, December 1
W/F Withdraw Deadline (details)


Monday-Friday, December 4 - December 8
Pre-Finals Week


Tuesday, December 5 
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for all fall classes


Friday, December 8
Class work ends


Monday-Friday, December 11-15
Finals Week


Friday, December 15
Graduate Commencement


Saturday, December 16
Undergraduate Commencement


Tuesday, December 19 
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 advisor and the student's dean. 


Friday, December 22 - Monday, 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.

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