Academic Calendar


Academic Calendars

Spring 2018

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) Oct 30-Jan 12
Cancellation deadline at 5 p.m. Jan 12
Classes begin Jan 16
Late enrollment period ($50 late enrollment fee) Jan 16-29
Final date to enroll Jan 22
Last date to pay fees/tuition without service charge Feb 15
Final date of full term Spring classes May 4
Final examination period May 7-11
Final date to pay fees/tuition without $50 late fee May 11
Final date of term May 11
Commencement Weekend May 11-12
Final grades due May 15



Final day to change from Audit to Credit Jan 29
Final day to change from Credit to Audit Mar 30



Final date to add a class Jan 22
No refund on Dropped Courses after this date Jan 29
No record of Grade on Dropped Course Jan 16-29
Automatic grade of "W" for a dropped course Jan 30-Feb 23
Grade of "W" or "F" for a dropped course Feb 26-May 4
Petition to college dean to drop a course (with grade of "W" or "F") Apr 2-May 4



100% refund on complete withdrawals Jan 16-29
No refund on complete withdrawal after this date Jan 29
Automatic grade of 'W' for complete withdrawal Jan 30-Feb 23
Grade of "W" or "F" on complete withdrawal Feb 26-May 4
Withdrawal - Last Date of Attendance for Financial Aid 60% Completion Apr 2
Final date to withdraw from all courses May 4



Final date to file as a candidate for master's degree Feb 5
Final date to file application for diploma Mar 1
Final date to submit thesis/dissertation reading copy Apr 20
Final date to schedule comprehensive examination Apr 27
Final date to request thesis/dissertation defense Apr 27
Final date for oral defense of thesis/dissertation May 4
Commencement Weekend May 11-12



Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan 15
Spring vacation ** Mar 17-25



May Intersession Registration Apr 2-May 11
May Intersession May 14-Jun 1
 ** 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.