Academic Calendar – Fall 2017
Tuition Installment Plan Enrollment Period for Continuing Students for Fall 2017 November 1, 2017-January 23, 2018
Advisement / Registration for New, Readmitted, Special  & Transfer Students August 1 – 18, 2017
Fall 2017 Online Course Adjustment Period for continuing Students August 14 – 18, 2017
Professional Development Days August 16 – 18, 2017
Deadline Date to Submit Change of Major Forms to Registrar’s Office August 18, 2017
Classes Begin August 21, 2017
Late registration and Add/Drop (On line) August 21 – 27, 2017
Attendance Verification Reports Due (Online) August 28 – Sept. 1, 2017
Withdrawal  Deadline for 100% Refund (Tuition Only) September 1, 2017
Labor Day Observance (University Closed) September 4, 2017
Classes Resume September 5, 2017
Deadline date to pay for Fall 2017 Courses: Failure to pay restricts registration for next semester September 5-17, 2017
Last Day to Apply for Fall 2017 Degree September 8, 2017
Opening Convocation September 20, 2017
Mid-term Exams October 2 – 7 , 2017
Columbus Day Observance (University Closed) October 9, 2017
Classes Resume October 10, 2017
Last day to Enter Mid-Term Grades Online October 12, 2017
Continuing Students Advisement for Spring 2018 November 1, 2017-December 1, 2017
Continuing Students Online Registration for Spring 2018 November 1, 2017-
December 15, 2017
Tuition Installment Plan Enrollment Period for Continuing Students November 1,2016-January 23, 2017
Last day to Withdraw from Classes without Academic Penalty November 3, 2017
Veteran’s Day Observance (University Closed) November 10, 2017
Classes Resume November 13, 2017
Thanksgiving Day Observance (University Closed) November 23 – 24, 2017
Classes Resume November  27, 2017
Deadline for Clearing Incomplete Grades for Spring and Summer  2017
I – Roster Due in the Office of the Registrar)
December 1, 2017
Last Day of Classes and Last Day to Effect a Total Withdrawal December 6, 2017
Reading Day December 7, 2017
Common Exams (English) December 8, 2017
Final Examination December 9-15
Fall Semester Ends December 16, 2017
Last Day to Enter Grades Online December 20, 2017
Christmas Day (University Closed) December 25, 2017

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Academic Calendar – Spring 2018
Tuition Installment Plan Enrollment Period for Continuing Students November 1, 2017-January 23, 2018
Advising & Registration for New, Readmitted, Special  & Transfer Students January 2 – 5,  2018
Spring 2018 Online Course Adjustment Period for continuing Students January 2-7, 2018
Professional Development Days January 2 & 3 Full Days
January 4 & 5 Half Days
Deadline Date to Submit Change of Major Forms to Registrar’s Office January 5, 2018
Classes Begin January 8, 2018
Late registration and Add/Drop (On line) January  8 – 12, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday observance (University Closed) January 15, 2018
Classes Resume January 16, 2018
Attendance Verification Reports Due (Online) January 16 – 23, 2018
Withdrawal  Deadline for 100% Refund (Tuition Only) January 18, 2018
Deadline date to pay for Spring 2018 Courses: Failure to pay restricts registration for next semester January 24, 2018
Last Day to Apply for Graduation January 26, 2018
Founder’s Day February 15, 2018
President’s Day Observed (University Closed) February 19, 2018
Classes Resume February 20, 2018
Mid-term Exams February 26 –March 3, 2018
Last Day for Deans to Submit Undergraduate Graduation Clearance Forms  to the
Office of the Registrar
March 5, 2018
Last day to Enter Mid-Term Grades Online March 6, 2018
Spring Break (Classes Suspended) March 12-16, 2018
Classes Resume March 19, 2018
Last day to Withdraw from Classes without Academic Penalty March 23, 2018
Continuing Students Advisement Period for Fall 2018 April 2 – 27, 2018
Continuing Students Online Registration for Fall 2018 April 2 – July 27, 2018
Registration for 2018 First –Six Week Summer Session April 2-May 11, 2018
Registration for 2018 Second–Six Week Summer Session April 2- June 25, 2018
Tuition Installment Plan Enrollment Period for Continuing Students Fall 2018 April 2-August 24, 2018
Deadline for Graduating Seniors to Clear Any Financial Obligations April 6, 2018
Emancipation Day Observed (University Closed) April 16, 2018
Classes Resume April 17, 2018
Last Day for Deans to Submit Graduate Student’s Graduation Clearance Forms  to the Office of the Registrar April 17, 2018
Deadline for Removing Incomplete Grades for Fall 2017 (Due in the Office of the Registrar) April 17, 2018
Final Exam Period for Graduating Seniors April 23 – 27, 2018
Last Day of Classes and Last Day to Effect a Total Withdrawal April 27, 2018
Reading Day April 30, 2018
Common Exams (English) May 1, 2018
Senior Grades Due (Online) by Close of Business May 1, 2018
Final Examination Period for Non-Seniors May 2 – 8, 2018
Final Grades Due for Non-Seniors (Online) May 10, 2018
Spring Semester Ends May 11, 2018
Commencement May 12, 2018

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Academic Calendar – Summer 2018
First Six- Week Session (May 14-June 22, 2018)
                                       Students may register for both sessions
Summer School Registration: First Six (6) Week Session April 2-May 11, 2018
Deadline Date to Submit Change of Major Forms to Registrar’s Office May 11, 2018
Classes Begin May 14, 2018
Late Registration and Add/Drop May 14-18, 2018
Attendance Verification Reports Due (Online) May 18 – 23, 2018
Withdrawal  Deadline for 100% Refund (Tuition Only) May  22, 2018
Deadline Date to Pay for First Session Classes May 24, 2018
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes (First Six-Week Term) May 25, 2018
Memorial Day Observance (University Closed) May 28, 2018
Classes Resume May 29, 2018
Last Day to Apply for Summer Degree June 8, 2018
Last Day to Effect  a Total Withdraw (Withdraw from all classes) June 15, 2018
Last Day of Classes June 22, 2018
Final Examination Last Class
Last day to Enter Grades Online (First Six-Weeks) June 26, 2018
Second Six- Week Session (June 25 – August 3, 2018)
Summer School Registration April 2 – June 25, 2018
Deadline Date to Submit Change of Major Forms to Registrar’s Office June 22, 2018
Classes Begin June 25, 2018
Late Registration and Add/Drop June 26 – 29, 2018
Withdrawal Period for 100% Refund (Tuition Only) July 3, 2018
Independence Day (University Closed) July 4, 2018
Classes Resume July 5, 2018
Verification of Attendance Reports Due (Online)  July 7 – 9, 2018
Deadline Date to Pay for Second Session Summer Classes July 10, 2018
Drop Date for Nonpaid Classes July 11, 2018
Last day to Withdraw from Classes (Second Six-Week Term) July 13, 2018
Last Day to Effect a Total Withdrawal (Withdrawal from all classes) July 27, 2018
Last Day of Classes August 3, 2018
Final Examinations Last Class
Last Day to Enter Grades Online (Second Six-week Term) August 7, 2018

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Academic Calendar – Fall 2018
Tuition Installment Plan Enrollment Period for Continuing Students for Fall 2018 April 2-August 24, 2018
Advisement / Registration for New, Readmitted, Special  & Transfer Students August 1 – 17, 2018
Fall 2018 Online Course Adjustment Period for continuing Students August 13 – 17, 2018
Professional Development Days August 16 – 18, 2018
Deadline Date to Submit Change of Major Forms to Registrar’s Office August 17, 2018
Classes Begin August 20, 2018
Late registration and Add/Drop (On line) August 20 – 26, 2018
Attendance Verification Reports Due (Online) August 27 – 31, 2018
Withdrawal  Deadline for 100% Refund (Tuition Only) August 31, 2018
Labor Day Observance (University Closed) September 3, 2018
Classes Resume September 4, 2018
Deadline date to pay for Fall 2018 Courses: Failure to pay restricts registration for next semester September 4, 2018
Last Day to Apply for Fall 2018 Degree September 7, 2018
Opening Convocation September 20, 2018
Mid-term Exams October 1 – 6 , 2018
Columbus Day Observance (University Closed) October 8, 2018
Classes Resume October 9, 2018
Last day to Enter Mid-Term Grades Online October 11, 2018
Continuing Students Advisement for Spring 2019 November 1 – 30,  2018
Continuing Students Online Registration for Spring 2019 November 1, 2018
December 14, 2018
Tuition Installment Plan Enrollment Period for Continuing Students November 1, 2017-January 22, 2018
Last day to Withdraw from Classes without Academic Penalty November 2, 2018
Veteran’s Day Observance (University Closed) November 12, 2018
Classes Resume November 13, 2018
Thanksgiving Day Observance (University Closed) November 22 – 23, 2018
Classes Resume November  26, 2018
Deadline for Clearing Incomplete Grades for Spring and Summer  2018
I – Roster Due in the Office of the Registrar)
November 30, 2018
Last Day of Classes and Last Day to Effect a Total Withdrawal December 7, 2018
Reading Day December 10, 2018
Common Exams (English) December 11, 2018
Final Examination December 12 – 18, 2018
Fall Semester Ends December 19, 2018
Last Day to Enter Grades Online December 21, 2018
Christmas Day (University Closed) December 25, 2018

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