2018 - Fall Semester

2018 Fall Semester
Date Event
Aug 28 Residence halls open for new students
Aug 28 -Sep 2 First Year Orientation
Aug 30 Advising begins. All-advisor meeting in morning. Individual advising begins in afternoon
Aug 31 Residence halls open for returning students. Computer Pre-registration for first-year and transfer students only
Sep 1 Registration follow-up meeting for students who need to make a change in their schedule
Sep 2 Meal plan starts at dinner
Sep 3 Classes Begin
Sep 3 Labor Day classes in session
Sep 14 Drop/add ends. Last day to delete a course from or add one to permanent registration
Oct 1 Final examination schedule available on-line
Oct 12 Fall Break Begins after last class
Oct 22 Fall Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m.
Oct 31 Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available on-line
Nov 9 Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade notation "W".
Nov 5-16 Advising period
Nov 21 Thanksgiving Begins after last class
Nov 26 Fall Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m.
Nov 26-28 Pre-enrollment for spring semester
Nov 28 Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m.
Dec 1 Note: All accounts must show a zero or positive balance to enroll or select a room for spring semester
Dec 10-11 Monday follows the "Friday" class schedule, replacing the Friday of Thanksgiving break. Tuesday follows the "Thursday" class schedule, replacing the Thursday of Thanksgiving break
Dec 11 Classes End. Lottery for spring housing
Dec 14 Finals Begin
Dec 14-22 Note: Final examinations are not rescheduled to accommodate travel plans. If you must make travel arrangements before the examination schedule is published (by Oct. 1), do not expect to leave until after finals
Dec 21 100-Level Seminars End
Dec 22 Finals end at noon. Residence halls close at 6 p.m. Meal plan ends at lunch