College of Arts & Sciences

Academic Calendar 2017–2018

Advent Semester

  1. Wed Aug 16 2017

    First-Year Program (Finding Your Place) Students Arrive

  2. Sat Aug 26 2017

    Orientation for New Students

  3. Sun Aug 27 2017

    Orientation for New Students

  4. Mon Aug 28 2017

    Orientation for New Students

  5. Tue Aug 29 2017

    Orientation for New Students

    Registration and Schedule Adjustment for New Students Begins

  6. Wed Aug 30 2017

    First Day of Classes

    Late Registration Fee of $100 Begins

    Assessed of continuing students registering for the semester for the first time

    First Day for Approved Students to Register for Credit Overloads

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Begins

  7. Wed Sep 06 2017

    Faculty Consent Required to Register for a Class

    After the fifth class day of the semester, the professor must record an override before a student may add the course. After the override is recorded and as is always the case, the student must register for the course prior to the close of registration for the semester.

  8. Fri Sep 08 2017

    Last Day to Remove an Incomplete in Independent Study and Research Courses from the Previous Easter Semester

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Ends

  9. Tue Sep 12 2017

    Last Day to Add a Course

  10. Wed Sep 13 2017

    Schedule Adjustment Form Required to Drop or Withdraw from a Course

    In order to drop or withdraw from a course after the tenth class day of the semester, students must submit completed schedule adjustment forms–including signatures of both professor and advisor–to the Office of the University Registrar.

  11. Thu Sep 14 2017

    Last Day to Declare a Major for Students Taking Comprehensive Examinations in the Upcoming Easter Semester

  12. Tue Sep 26 2017

    Last Day to Drop a Course without Record

    After today, students receive a grade of W when withdrawing from a course

  13. Wed Sep 27 2017

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of W Begins

  14. Fri Oct 06 2017

    Founders' Day Convocation

    Family Weekend

  15. Sat Oct 07 2017

    Family Weekend

  16. Sun Oct 08 2017

    Family Weekend

  17. Tue Oct 17 2017

    Midpoint of Semester

    Last Day to Declare a Minor or Certificate of Curricular Study for Seniors Who Will Not Be Enrolled in the Coming Semester

  18. Sat Oct 21 2017

    Fall Break

  19. Sun Oct 22 2017

    Fall Break

  20. Mon Oct 23 2017

    Fall Break

  21. Tue Oct 24 2017

    Fall Break

  22. Wed Oct 25 2017

    Classes Resume

    Follow a Monday class meeting schedule

    Midterm Grades Available to Students

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Begins

  23. Mon Oct 30 2017

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Ends

  24. Wed Nov 01 2017

    Last Day to Submit Applications for Reinstatement for the Upcoming Easter Semester

  25. Fri Nov 03 2017

    Homecoming

  26. Sat Nov 04 2017

    Homecoming

  27. Sun Nov 05 2017

    Homecoming

  28. Mon Nov 06 2017

    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of W

    Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Grading Option for Graduating Seniors Who Will Not Be Enrolled in the Coming Easter Semester

  29. Tue Nov 07 2017

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of WF Begins

  30. Sun Nov 12 2017

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  31. Mon Nov 13 2017

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  32. Sun Nov 19 2017

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  33. Mon Nov 20 2017

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  34. Wed Nov 22 2017

    Thanksgiving Break

  35. Thu Nov 23 2017

    Thanksgiving Break

  36. Fri Nov 24 2017

    Thanksgiving Break

  37. Sat Nov 25 2017

    Thanksgiving Break

  38. Sun Nov 26 2017

    Thanksgiving Break

  39. Mon Nov 27 2017

    Thanksgiving Break

  40. Tue Nov 28 2017

    Classes Resume

  41. Sat Dec 02 2017

    Services of Lessons and Carols

  42. Sun Dec 03 2017

    Services of Lessons and Carols

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Begins

  43. Wed Dec 13 2017

    Last Day of Classes

    Last Day to Submit Written Work for Any Course

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Ends

  44. Thu Dec 14 2017

    Reading Day

  45. Fri Dec 15 2017

    Final Examinations

  46. Sat Dec 16 2017

    Final Examinations

  47. Sun Dec 17 2017

    Final Examinations

  48. Mon Dec 18 2017

    Final Examinations

  49. Tue Dec 19 2017

    Final Examinations

  50. Wed Dec 20 2017

    Final Examinations

  51. Wed Dec 27 2017

    Last Day to Resolve Incomplete Grades for the Advent Semester Just Ended

    Extensions Require the Approval of the Associate Dean of the College for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

  52. Fri Dec 29 2017

    Final Grades for the Advent Semester Available to Students Who Have Completed Course Evaluations

Easter Semester

  1. Mon Jan 15 2018

    Registration and Schedule Adjustment for New Students Begins

  2. Tue Jan 16 2018

    First Day of Classes

    Late Registration Fee of $100 Begins

    Assessed of continuing students registering for the semester for the first time

    First Day for Approved Students to Register for Credit Overloads

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Begins

  3. Fri Jan 19 2018

    Winter Convocation

  4. Tue Jan 23 2018

    Faculty Consent Required to Register for a Class

    After the fifth class day of the semester, the professor must record an override before a student may add the course. After the override is recorded and as is always the case, the student must register for the course prior to the close of registration for the semester.

  5. Thu Jan 25 2018

    Last Day to Remove an Incomplete in Independent Study and Research Courses from the Previous Advent Semester

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Ends

  6. Fri Jan 26 2018

    Major Declaration Period for Fourth-Semester Students Begins

  7. Mon Jan 29 2018

    Last Day to Add a Course

  8. Tue Jan 30 2018

    Schedule Adjustment Form Required to Drop or Withdraw from a Course

    In order to drop or withdraw from a course after the tenth class day of the semester, students must submit completed schedule adjustment forms–including signatures of both professor and advisor–to the Office of the University Registrar.

  9. Fri Feb 02 2018

    Last Day to Declare a Major for Students Taking Comprehensive Examinations in the Upcoming Advent Semester

  10. Mon Feb 12 2018

    Last Day to Drop a Course without Record

    After today, students receive a grade of W when withdrawing from a course

  11. Tue Feb 13 2018

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of W Begins

  12. Fri Feb 23 2018

    Major Declaration Period for Fourth-Semester Students Ends

  13. Mon Feb 26 2018

    Advisor Declaration Period for First-Year Students Wishing to Change Advisors Begins

  14. Mon Mar 05 2018

    Midpoint of Semester

    Last Day to Declare a Minor or Certificate of Curricular Study for Enrolled Seniors Graduating this Semester

  15. Tue Mar 13 2018

    Calendar Adjustment Day

    Follow a Thursday class meeting schedule

    Midterm Grades Available to Students

  16. Wed Mar 14 2018

    Advisor Declaration Period for First-Year Students Wishing to Change Advisors Ends

    Calendar Adjustment Day

    Follow a Friday class meeting schedule

  17. Thu Mar 15 2018

    Spring Break

  18. Fri Mar 16 2018

    Spring Break

  19. Sat Mar 17 2018

    Spring Break

  20. Sun Mar 18 2018

    Spring Break

  21. Mon Mar 19 2018

    Spring Break

  22. Tue Mar 20 2018

    Spring Break

  23. Wed Mar 21 2018

    Spring Break

  24. Thu Mar 22 2018

    Spring Break

  25. Fri Mar 23 2018

    Spring Break

  26. Sat Mar 24 2018

    Spring Break

  27. Sun Mar 25 2018

    Spring Break

  28. Mon Mar 26 2018

    Classes Resume

  29. Sun Apr 01 2018

    Easter

  30. Mon Apr 02 2018

    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of W

    Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Grading Option for Enrolled Seniors Graduating This Semester

    Last Day to Submit Applications for Reinstatement for the Upcoming Advent Semester

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Begins

  31. Tue Apr 03 2018

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of WF Begins

  32. Sat Apr 07 2018

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Ends

  33. Sun Apr 15 2018

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  34. Mon Apr 16 2018

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  35. Mon Apr 23 2018

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Begins

  36. Sun Apr 29 2018

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  37. Wed May 02 2018

    Last Day of Classes

    Last Day to Submit Written Work for Any Course

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Ends

  38. Thu May 03 2018

    Reading Day

    Final Examinations

  39. Fri May 04 2018

    Final Examinations

  40. Sat May 05 2018

    Final Examinations

  41. Sun May 06 2018

    Final Examinations

  42. Mon May 07 2018

    Final Examinations

  43. Tue May 08 2018

    Final Examinations

  44. Wed May 09 2018

    Final Examinations

  45. Fri May 11 2018

    Final Grades for the Easter Semester Available at 4:30 P.M. to Graduating Seniors Who Have Completed Course Evaluations

  46. Sat May 12 2018

    Baccalaureate

  47. Sun May 13 2018

    Commencement

Summer Term

  1. Fri May 18 2018

    Last Day to Resolve Incomplete Grades for the Easter Semester Just Ended

    Extensions Require the Approval of the Associate Dean of the College for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

    Final Grades for the Easter Semester Available at 4:30 P.M. to Students Who Have Completed Course Evaluations

  2. Fri Jun 01 2018

    Reunion Weekend

  3. Sat Jun 02 2018

    Reunion Weekend

  4. Sun Jun 03 2018

    Reunion Weekend

  5. Mon Jun 04 2018

    First Day of Classes in the College Summer School

    First Day of Classes in the School of Letters

  6. Wed Jun 06 2018

    Last Day to Make Schedule Adjustments in the College Summer School

  7. Fri Jun 08 2018

    Last Day to Drop a Course without Record in the College Summer School

  8. Mon Jun 11 2018

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of W Begins in the Summer School

  9. Fri Jun 22 2018

    Midpoint of Term in the College Summer School

  10. Mon Jun 25 2018

    Midterm Grades Available to Students in the College Summer School

  11. Wed Jun 27 2018

    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course in the College Summer School with a Grade of W

  12. Thu Jun 28 2018

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of WF Begins in the College Summer School

  13. Wed Jul 11 2018

    Last Day of Classes in the College Summer School

  14. Thu Jul 12 2018

    Last Day of Classes in the School of Letters

    Reading Day in the College Summer School

  15. Fri Jul 13 2018

    Final Examinations in the College Summer School

  16. Sat Jul 14 2018

    Final Examinations in the College Summer School