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  • 2018-19 Academic Calendar


    Fall Semester 2018

     International students arrive  Tuesday, August 14, 2018
     Freshman class arrives  Thursday, August 23
     New Student Orientation  Thursday-Sunday, August 23-26
     Upperclass residents move-in     Sunday, August 26
     Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.  Monday, August 27
    "Mass of the Holy Spirit"  (compressed classes)  Thursday, August 30
     Last day for schedule change  Tuesday, September 4
     Last day for P/F grading option  Tuesday, September 4
     "Reaching Every Door" (compressed classes)  Tuesday, October 2
     Mid-semester grades due  +Friday, October 12
     Mid-semester break  Saturday - Tuesday, October 13-16
     Classes resume  Wednesday, October 17
     Last day to withdraw from a course  Monday, November 5
     Registration for Spring Semester 2019  Monday-Friday, November 12-16
     Thanksgiving break  Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 21-25
     Classes resume  Monday, November 26
     Last day of classes  Friday, December 7
     Final examinations  Monday - Saturday, Dec. 10-15
     Residence halls close  Saturday, December 15, noon


    Spring Semester 2019

     Residents move-in  Sunday, January 13, 2019
     Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.   Monday, January 14
     Last day for schedule change  Tuesday, January 22
     Last day for P/F grading option  Tuesday, January 22
     Mid-semester grades due  +Friday, March 1
     Mid-semester break  Saturday-Sunday, March 2-10
     Classes resume  Monday, March 11
     Last day to withdraw from a course  Thursday, March 28
     Easter Break  Thursday - Monday, April 18-22
     Classes resume  Tuesday, April 23
     Registration for Fall Semester 2019  Tuesday - Friday, April 23-26
     Last day of classes  *Wednesday, May 1
     Final examinations  Thursday - Wednesday, May 2-8
     Residence halls close  Wednesday, May 8, noon
    Commencement Sunday, May 12

     +Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.

    *To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2019, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 30. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, May 1.

    Summer Session 2019

     First day of Summer Session  Monday, May 13, 2019
     Memorial Day - University holiday  Monday, May 27
     Independence Day - University holiday  Thursday, July 4
     Last day of Summer Session Tuesday, August 20 

    Academic year 2018-19 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2018 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2019.