Academic Calendar

Academic Calendars

Fall 2017

Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so.  Written notice of changes will be posted/disseminated as promptly as possible.





Enrollment period (including add/drop) Mar 27 - Aug 18
Cancellation deadline at 5 p.m. Aug 18
Classes begin Aug 21
Late enrollment period ($50 late enrollment fee) Aug 21 - Sept 1
Final date to enroll Aug 25
Last date to pay fees/tuition without service charge Sept 15
Final date of full term Fall classes Dec 8
Final examination period Dec 11-15
Final date to pay fees/tuition without $50 late fee Dec 15
Final date of term Dec 15
Final grades due Dec 19



Final day to change from Audit to Credit Sept 1
Final day to change from Credit to Audit Oct 27



Final date to add a class Aug 25
No refund on Dropped Courses after this date Sept 1
No record of Grade on Dropped Course Aug 21 - Sept 1
Automatic grade of "W" for a dropped course Sept 2 - 29
Grade of "W" or "F" for a dropped course Sep 30 - Dec 8
Petition to college dean to drop a course (with grade of "W" or "F") Oct 30 - Dec 8



100% refund on complete withdrawals Aug 21 - Sept 1
No refund on complete withdrawal after this date Sept 1
Automatic grade of 'W' for complete withdrawal Sept 2 - 29
Grade of "W" or "F" on complete withdrawal Sep 30 - Dec 8
Withdrawal - Last Date of Attendance for Financial Aid 60% Completion Oct 30
Final date to withdraw from all courses Dec 8



Final date to file as a candidate for master's degree Sept 11
Final date to file application for diploma Oct 1
Final date to submit thesis/dissertation reading copy Nov 22
Final date to schedule comprehensive examination Dec 1
Final date to request thesis/dissertation defense Dec 1
Final date for oral defense of thesis/dissertation Dec 8



Labor Day Sept 4
**Fall Break Oct 13
Thanksgiving vacation Nov 22-26



December Intersession Registration Oct 30 - Dec 15
December Intersession Dec 18 - Jan 12
**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.