Academic Calendar 2018-2019

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2018 - 2019 Academic Calendar


Summer Intersession 2018
Summer Intersession Begins Monday, May 14, 2018
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 28
Summer Intersession Ends Friday, June 8
Summer Session 2018
Eight Week Session Begins Monday, June 11, 2018
Independence Day Holiday Wednesday, July 4
Final Examinations Thursday, August 2 and Friday, August 3
Commencement ceremonies now held only in May and December
Fall Semester 2018
Semester Classes Begin Monday, August 20, 2018
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 3
Fall Break no longer offered
Thanksgiving Vacation Saturday, November 17, 12:00 Noon through Sunday, November 25
Final Examinations Monday, December 10 through Friday, December 14
Commencement Saturday, December 15, 2018
Winter Intersession 2018-2019
Winter Intersession begins Monday, December 17, 2018
Campus holidays and administrative closure TBD
Winter Intersession ends Sunday, January 13
Spring Semester 2019
Semester Classes Begin Monday, January 14, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday Holiday Monday, January 21
Spring Vacation Saturday, March 9, 12:00 Noon through Sunday, March 17
Honors Day TBD
Final Examinations Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 10
Commencement Saturday, May 11, 2019


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 (modification to Fall Break and Thanksgiving Vacation approved August 2016)

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.