Academic Calendar

Academic Calendars

Fall 2018

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

 

REGISTRATION

 

DATE

Enrollment Period Mar 26 - Aug 17
Cancellation Deadline at 5 p.m. Aug 17
CLASSES BEGIN Aug 20
Late Enrollment Period ($50 late enrollment fee) Aug 20-31
Final Date to Enroll Aug 24
Last Date to Pay Fees/Tuition without Service Charge Sept 15
Final Date of Full Term Fall Classes Dec 7
Final Examination Period Dec 10-14
Final Date to Pay Fees/Tuition without $50 Late Fee Dec 14
Final date of term Dec 14
Final Grades Due Dec 18

 

AUDIT

Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Undergraduate Students Aug 31
Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Undergraduate Students Aug 31
Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Graduate Students Aug 31
Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Graduate Students Oct 26

 

DROP/ADD (changes in schedule, retaining at least one course)

Final date to add a class Aug 24
No Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses after this Date Aug 31
No record of Grade on Dropped Course Aug 20-31
Automatic Grade of "W" for Dropped Course(s) for Graduate and Professional Students Sept 4-Oct 26
Petition College Dean to Drop Course(s) for Graduate and Professional Students (Instructor's Signature and Grade of W or F Required Oct 29-Dec 7
Automatic Grade of "W" for Dropped Course(s) for Undergraduate Students Sept 4-Nov 9
Petition to College Dean to Drop Course(s) for Undergraduate Students
(Instructor’s Signature and Grade of "W" or "F" Required)
Nov 12-Dec 7

 

COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL (dropping all courses for a semester)

100% Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals Aug 20 - 31
No Reduction of Charges on Complete Withdrawals after this Date Aug 31
Automatic Grade of "W" on Complete Withdrawal for Graduate and Professional Students Sept 4 - Oct 26
Grade of "W" or "F" on Complete Withdrawals for Graduate and Professional Students (to be assigned by instructor) Oct 29 - Dec 7
Grade of "W" on Complete Withdrawal for Undergraduate Students Sept 4-Nov 9
Withdrawal - After Financial Aid 60% Point in Time Oct 26

 

GRADUATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS

Final date to file as a candidate for master's degree Sep 10
Final date to file application for diploma Oct 1
Final date to submit thesis/dissertation reading copy Nov 16
Final date to schedule comprehensive examination Nov 30
Final date to request thesis/dissertation defense Nov 30
Final date for oral defense of thesis/dissertation Dec 7

 

HOLIDAYS AND VACATION DAYS

Labor Day Sept 3
**Fall Break Oct 5
Thanksgiving Vacation Nov 21 - 25

 

INTERSESSION

December Intersession Registration Oct 29 - Dec 14
December Intersession Dec 17 - Jan 11
** Program directors and chairs are responsible for determining who will be allowed to take the holiday
 due to clinical responsibilities and/or whose absence would disrupt patient care.