Academic Calendar 2017-2018

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2017 - 2018 Academic Calendar


Summer Intersession 2017
Summer Intersession Begins Monday, May 15, 2017
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 29
Summer Intersession Ends Friday, June 9
Summer Session 2017
Eight Week Session Begins Monday, June 12, 2017
Independence Day Holiday Tuesday, July 4
Final Examinations Thursday, August 3 and Friday, August 4
Commencement ceremonies now held only in May and December
Fall Semester 2017
Semester Begins Monday, August 21, 2017  (classes cancelled that day due to the total solar eclipse)
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 4
Fall Break Saturday, October 7, 12:00 Noon through Tuesday, October 10
Thanksgiving Vacation Wednesday, November 22 through Sunday, November 26
Final Examinations Monday, December 11 through Friday, December 15
Commencement Saturday, December 16, 2017
Winter Intersession 2017-2018
Winter Intersession begins Monday, December 18, 2017
Campus holidays and administrative closure Monday, December 25 through Monday, January 1
Winter Intersession ends Sunday, January 14
Spring Semester 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday Holiday Monday, January 15, 2018
Semester Begins Tuesday, January 16
Spring Vacation Saturday, March 10, 12:00 Noon through Sunday, March 18
Honors Day TBD
Final Examinations Monday, May 7 through Friday, May 11
Commencement Saturday, May 12, 2018


All Breaks begin officially at 10:00 p.m. the night before and end at 7:30 a.m. the morning after the respective beginning and ending dates listed, unless otherwise noted.

Approved November 2014

Note:  For a list of registration-related deadlines during a semester or session, please see the appropriate Registration Calendar.  The Winter Intersession is considered to be a part of the immediately-following Spring semester for a student's credit hours and time status, GPA and Deans List, tuition and fee assessment, financial aid, and graduation eligibility calculation purposes.