Academic Calendar

2017 – 2018

This calendar shows academic events of note for the college campus. Please visit the administrative calendar for administrative information.

FALL SEMESTER 2017
August
17 Thursday Fall registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
23 Wednesday Opening Convocation
25 Friday Fall waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers
28 Monday Fall classes begin
30 Wednesday First-Year Convocation
September
4 Monday Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
11MondayLast day for adding or dropping courses without a charge
October
9MondayColumbus Day (college closed, library open--holiday hours)
10 Tuesday Monday classes meet
14 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
25 WednesdayMidsemester grades due by noon
November
3 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission
6 Monday Spring/Early Spring registration begins for degree candidates
13 Monday Veterans Day (college closed, library open--holiday hours)
15 Wednesday Monday classes meet
23 Thursday Thanksgiving recess begins
27 Monday Classes resume: Early Spring registration begins for nondegree students (contact Records office)
December
2 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
4 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree graduate students
9 SaturdayFall semester classes end
11 MondayFinal examinations begin
16 SaturdayFinal examinations end
18 Monday Make-up date for final examinations
25 Monday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
EARLY SPRING 2018
26 Tuesday Grades due by noon; Early Spring classes begin
SPRING SEMESTER 2018
January
1 Monday New Year’s Day observed (college closed, library closed)
3 WednesdayNew student orientation begins
10Wednesday Spring registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
12 Friday

Early Spring classes end; Spring waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers

15 MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed, library closed)
16 Tuesday Spring classes begin
29 Monday Last day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge
February
19MondayPresident’s Day (classes will be held)
Summer registration begins for degree students
24 SaturdayEmergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
26 Monday Summer registration begins for non-degree students
March
5 Monday Spring recess begins
12MondayClasses resume
14 Wednesday Midsemester grades due
23 FridayLast day to withdraw from courses without permission
April
2 Monday Fall registration begins for degree students
25 WednesdayCap and Gown Convocation
28 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
30 Monday Spring semester classes end
May
1 TuesdayFinal examinations begin
7 MondayFinal examinations end
9 Wednesday Grades due by 4 p.m.
11 Friday Summer Session I waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers
12 Saturday Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement
SUMMER SESSIONS 2018
14 Monday Summer Session I begins
18 FridayLast day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge (Summer Session I)
28MondayMemorial Day (college closed, library closed)
June
22Friday Summer Session I ends;  Summer Session II waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers
25Monday Summer Session II begins
July
4 Wednesday Independence Day (college closed, library closed)
4 Wednesday Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge (Summer Session II)
August
3FridaySummer Session II ends
6MondayVictory Day (college closed, library closed)
NOTE: Calendar subject to change
PEC Approved – 10/08/15
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