Graduate Five-Term Academic Calendar

Items updated after publishing per the addendum.** 

Fall I 2018

 International student move in  August 17 and 20
 International student orientation  August 21 – 24
 Classes begin  August 27
 Labor Day holiday — no classes held  September 3
 Last day to choose audit  September 7
 First day to request room change for fall 2018  September 10
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  September 28
 Final exams  October 15 – 19 **
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from summer 2018  October 19
 Fall I term ends  October 19 **
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  October 23

Fall II 2018

 International student move in  October 12 and 15
 International student orientation  October 16 – 19
 Classes begin  October 22
 Registration opens for Spring I and Spring II  October 22
 Last day to request a room change for spring 2019  October 29
 Last day to choose audit  November 2
 Thanksgiving holiday—no classes held  November 21 – 23
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  November 26
 Final exams  December 10 – 14 **
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Fall I 2018  December 14
 Fall II term ends  December 14 **
 Commencement 10 a.m.
 School of Accelerated Degree Programs
 December 15 **
 Commencement 3 p.m.
 School of Arts, Media, and Communications; Robert W. Plaster   School of Business & Entrepreneurship; School of Education;   School of Health Sciences; School of Humanities; and School of   Sciences
 December 15 **
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  December 18
 Deadline to apply for March/May/June graduation  December 30
 

Spring I 2019

 New Year's Eve—university closed  December 31
 New Year's Day—university closed  January 1
 International student move in  January 4
 International student orientation  January 8
 Classes begin  January 14
 Registration opens for Summer 5-term  January 22
 Last day to choose audit  January 25
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  February 15
 Deadline to apply for August graduation  February 28
 Final exams  March 4 – March 8 **
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Fall II 2017  March 8 **
 Spring I term ends  March 8 **
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  March 12

Spring II 2019

 International student move in  March 8
 International student orientation  March 12
 Spring Break  March 11 – 15
 Classes begin   March 18
 Last day to choose audit  March 29
 Deadline to apply for September graduation  March 30
 Registration opens for Fall I & Fall II  April 1
 Deadline to apply for Summer 2019 Residential Program  April 17
 Good Friday—no classes held  April 19
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  April 22 **
 Final exams  May 6 - May 10
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Spring I 2019  May 10
 Spring II term ends  May 10 **
 Graduate student commencement TBD  May 10 – May 12
 Undergraduate commencement TBD  May 10 – May 12
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  May 14
 Deadline to apply for October/December graduation  May 30

Summer 2019

 Memorial Day holiday observed—no classes held  May 27
 Classes begin  June 3
 Last day to choose audit  June 14
 Independence Day holiday—no classes held  July 4
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  July 5
 Final exams  July 22 – 26 **
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Spring II 2019  July 26 **
 Summer term ends  July 26 **
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  July 30