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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 advisor 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.


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