Academic Calendar

Academic Calendars

Spring 2017

Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so.

 

EVENT

 

DATE

Enrollment period (including add/drop) Oct 31 - Jan 13
Cancellation deadline at 5 p.m. Jan 13
Classes begin Jan 17
Late enrollment period ($50 late enrollment fee) Jan 17 - 30
Final date to enroll Jan 23
Last date to pay fees/tuition without service charge Feb 15
Final date of classes May 5
Final examination period May 8 - 12
Final date to pay fees/tuition without $50 late fee May 12
Final date of term May 12
Commencement Weekend May 12 - 13
Final grades due May 16

 

AUDIT

Change from audit to credit Jan 17 - 30
Change from credit to audit Jan 17 - Mar 31

 

DROP/ADD

Final date to add a class Jan 23
No refund on Dropped Courses after this date Jan 30
No record of Grade on Dropped Course Jan 17-30
Automatic grade of "W" for a dropped course Jan 31 - Feb 24
Grade of "W" or "F" for a dropped course Feb 27 - May 5
Petition to college dean to drop a course (with grade of "W" or "F") Apr 3 - May 5

 

COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL

100% refund on complete withdrawals Jan 17 - 30
No refund on complete withdrawal after this date Jan 30
Automatic grade of 'W' for complete withdrawal Jan 31 - Feb 24
Grade of "W" or "F" on complete withdrawal Feb 27 - May 5
Withdrawal - After Financial Aid 60% point in time Apr 3
Final date to withdraw from all courses May 5

 

GRADUATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS

Final date to file as a candidate for master's degree Feb 10
Final date to file application for diploma Mar 1
Final date to submit thesis/dissertation reading copy Apr 14
Final date to schedule comprehensive examination Apr 21
Final date to request thesis/dissertation defense Apr 21
Final date for oral defense of thesis/dissertation May 12
Commencement Weekend May 12 - 13

 

HOLIDAYS AND BREAKS

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan 16
Spring vacation Mar 11 - 19

 

INTERSESSION

May Intersession Registration Apr 3 - May 12
May Intersession May 15 - Jun 2