Sep 20, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar, 2018-2019



Fall Semester 2018

AUGUST

9-10

Thu-Fri

International Student Orientation

13-16 Mon-Thu Freshman and Transfer Orientation
15 Wed New Graduate Student Orientation
20 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
28 Tue Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
29 Wed Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
29 Wed Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline

 

SEPTEMBER 3 Mon Labor Day holiday begins, 7:30 a.m.
4 Tue Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.

 

OCTOBER 4 Tue Fall Holiday begins, 7:30 a.m. 
8 Mon Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.
16 Tue Mid-semester grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline
21 Sun Course scheduling for spring semester, Spring Intersession, and summer term begins, 5:00 p.m.

 

NOVEMBER 2 Fri Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
2 Fri Final date for resigning from the University, 4:30 p.m. deadline
2 Fri Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24 hours
21 Wed Thanksgiving Holiday begins, 12:30 p.m.
26 Mon Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.
28 Wed Concentrated Study Period begins–no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations will be given in academic courses other than labs

 

DECEMBER 1 Sat Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
2 Sun Concentrated Study Period ends
3-8 Mon-Sat Final examinations
11 Tue Final grades due (degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
12 Wed Final grades due (non-degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
14 Fri Commencement Day
42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes

Wintersession 2018

DECEMBER 10 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
10 Mon Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline

11

Tue Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
11 Tue Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
18 Tue Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
18 Tue Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
21 Fri Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
22 Sat Final examinations

 

JANUARY 3 Thu Final grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline
11 Classes

Spring Semester 2019

 

JANUARY 2 Wed International Student Orientation
3,4,7 Thu, Fri, Mon Freshman and Transfer Orientation
9 Wed Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
17 Thu Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W”, 4:30 p.m. deadline
18 Fri Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
18 Fri Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
21 Mon Martin Luther King Day holiday begins, 7:30 a.m.
22 Tue Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.

 

MARCH 4 Mon Mardi Gras holiday begins, 7:30 a.m.
6 Wed Classes resume, 12:30 p.m.
12 Tue Mid-semester grades due, 9:00 a.m.
22 Fri Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
22 Fri Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24 hours
24 Sun Course scheduling for fall semester, Summer Intersession, and Wintersession begins, 5:00 p.m.

 

APRIL 15 Mon Spring Break begins, 7:30 a.m.
22 Mon Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.
24 Wed Concentrated Study Period begins–no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations will be given in academic courses other than labs
27 Sat Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
28 Sun Concentrated Study Period ends
29 Mon Final examinations

 

MAY 4 Sat Final examinations end
7 Tue Final grades due (degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
8 Wed Final grades due (non-degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
10-11 Fri, Sat Commencement Activities
42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes

 

Spring Intersession 2019

MAY 13 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
13 Mon Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
14 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
14 Tue Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
21 Tue Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
21 Tue Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
24 Fri Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
27 Mon Final Examinations
29 Wed Final grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline
11 Classes

Summer Term 2019

Session A

MAY 24 Fri International Student Orientation
28-30 Tue-Thu Freshman and Transfer Orientation  

 

JUNE 3 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
5 Wed Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
6 Thu Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
6 Thu Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline

 

JULY 1 Mon Mid-term grades due, 9:00 a.m.
4 Thur Independence Day holiday begins, 7:30 a.m.
5 Fri Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.
9 Tue Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
9 Tue Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
22 Mon Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
23 Tue Concentrated Study Day
24 Wed Final examinations begin
25 Thu Final examinations end
30 Tue Final grades due (degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
31 Wed Final grades due (non-degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline

 

AUGUST 2 Fri Commencement, 9:00 a.m.
35 Classes

Session B 

MAY 24 Fri International Student Orientation
28-30 Tue-Thu Freshman and Transfer Orientation 

 

JUNE 3 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
5 Wed Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
6 Thu Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
6 Thu Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
25 Tue Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
25 Tue Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline

 

JULY 4 Thu Independence Day holiday
5 Fri Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.
5 Fri Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
6 Sat Final examinations
10 Wed Final grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline

 

AUGUST 2 Fri Commencement, 9:00 a.m.
24 Classes

Summer Intersession 2019

AUGUST 5 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
5 Mon Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
6 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
6 Tue Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
13 Tue Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
13 Tue Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
16 Fri Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
17 Sat Final examinations
21 Wed Final grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline
11 Classes