Five-Year Calendar

Subject to yearly approval in the spring of the preceding year.

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Official College Calendar

Five Year Calendar
Fall Semester 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20* 2020-21 2021-22
Residence halls open for new students Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 25 Aug 24
International Student Orientation Aug 25-
Aug 29
Aug 24-
Aug 28
Aug 23-
Aug 27
Aug 21-
Aug 25
Aug 20-
Aug 24
First Year Orientation Aug 29-
Sep 3
Aug 28-
Sep 2
Aug 27-
Sep 1
Aug 25-
Aug 30
Aug 24-
Aug 29
Advising begins. All-advisor meeting in morning. Individual advising begins in afternoon Aug 31 Aug 30 Aug 29 Aug 27 Aug 26
Residence halls open for returning students.
Computer Pre-registration for first-year and transfer students only
Sep 1 Aug 31 Aug 30 Aug 28 Aug 27
Registration follow-up meeting for students who need to make a change in their schedule Sep 2 Sep 1 Aug 31 Aug 29 Aug 28
Meal plan starts at dinner Sep 3 Sep 2 Sep 1 Aug 30 Aug 29
Classes Begin Sep 4 Sep 3 Sep 2 Aug 31 Aug 30
Labor Day
classes in session
Sep 4 Sep 3 Sep 2 Sep 7 Sep 6
Drop/add ends. Last day to delete a course from or add one to permanent registration Sep 15 Sep 14 Sep 13 Sep 11 Sep 10
Final examination schedule available on-line Oct 1 Oct 1 Oct 1 Oct 1 Oct 1
Fall Break Begins
after last class
Oct 13 Oct 12 Oct 11 Oct 9 Oct 8
Fall Classes Resume
at 8:30 a.m.
Oct 23 Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 19 Oct 18
Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available on-line Nov 1 Oct 31 Oct 30 Oct 28 Oct 27
Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade notation "W" Nov 10 Nov 9 Nov 8 Nov 6 Nov 5
Advising period Nov
6-17
Nov
5-16
Nov
4-15
Nov
2-13
Nov
1-12
Pre-enrollment for spring semester (based on Thanksgiving break) Nov
27-29
Nov
26-28
Nov
18-20
Nov 
16-18
Nov 
15-17
Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m. Nov 29 Nov 28 Nov 20 Nov 18 Nov 17
Thanksgiving Break Begins after last class Nov 22 Nov 21 Nov 27 Nov 25 Nov 24
Fall Classes Resume
at 8:30 a.m.
Nov 27 Nov 26 Dec 2 Nov 30 Nov 29
Note: All accounts must show a zero or positive balance to enroll or select a room for spring semester Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1 Dec 1
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
11-12
Dec
10-11
Dec
9-10
Dec
7-8
Dec
6-7
Classes End 

Lottery for spring housing

Dec 12 Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 8 Dec 7
Finals Begin Dec 15 Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 11 Dec 10
Note: Final examinations are not rescheduled to accommodate travel plans. Dec
15-23
Dec
14-22
Dec
13-21
Dec
11-19
Dec
10-18
100-Level Seminars End Dec 22 Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 18 Dec 17
Finals end at noon.

Residence halls close at 6 p.m. Meal plan ends at lunch

Dec 23 Dec 22 Dec 21 Dec 19 Dec 18
Spring Semester 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20* 2020-21 2021-22
Residence halls open at noon Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 18 Jan 16 Jan 15
Meal plan starts at dinner Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 17 Jan 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. No classes on Monday. Monday afternoon classes are rescheduled for Wednesday evening of MLK week. Monday morning and Monday evening classes are not rescheduled. Jan 15 before classes start Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan 17
Classes Begin Jan 22
Monday
Jan 22
Tuesday
Jan 21
Tuesday
Jan 19
Tuesday
Jan 18
Tuesday
Wednesday evening follows the Monday afternoon class schedule, replacing Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday afternoon classes. Wednesday evening classes are not rescheduled. (The normal Wednesday evening teaching time is 7:00PM to 10:00PM.) not applicable Jan 23 Jan 22 Jan 20 Jan 19
Drop/add ends Friday. Last day to delete a course from or add one to permanent registration. Students with once a week classes may extend some adding and dropping into the third week of classes, depending upon the approval of the professor teaching the class to be added. Feb 2 Feb 1 Jan 31 Jan 29 Jan 28
Spring Break Begins
after last class
Mar 9 Mar 8 Mar 6 Mar 5 Mar 4
Spring Classes Resume
at 8:30 a.m.
Mar 19 Mar 18 Mar 16 Mar 15 Mar 14
Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade "W" Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 27 Mar 26 Mar 25
Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available on-line Mar 28 Mar 27 Mar 25 Mar 24 Mar 23
Note: All accounts must show a $0 or positive balance to enroll and select a room for the fall semester Apr 1 Apr 1 Apr 1 Apr 1 Apr 1
Advising period Apr 2-
Apr 13
Apr 1-
Apr 12
Mar 30-
Apr 10
Mar 29-
Apr 9
Mar 28-
Apr 8
Pre-enrollment for fall semester Apr
16-18
Apr
15-17
Apr
13-15
Apr
12-14
Apr 11-13
Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m. Apr 18 Apr 17 Apr 15 Apr 14 Apr 13
Classes and seminars end May 4 May 3 May 1 Apr 30 Apr 29
Course Final & Honors written examinations. If you must make travel arrangements before the examination schedule is published, do not expect to leave until after finals May
10-17
May
9-16
May
7-14
May
6-13
May 3-12
Meal plan ends at dinner for all but seniors May 17 May 16 May 14 May 13 May 12
Residence halls close to all but seniors at 11:59 p.m. (Non-seniors are expected to leave the college within 24 hours after their last examination) May 18 May 17 May 15 May 14 May 13
Honors Orals May
20-22
May
19-21
May
17-19
May
16-18
May 15-17
Baccalaureate May 26 May 25 May 23 May 22 May 21
Commencement May 27 May 26 May 24 May 23 May 22
Residence halls close to seniors at 9 a.m. May 28 May 27 May 25 May 24 May 23
Alumni weekend Jun
1-3

May 31-
Jun 2

May 29-
May 31
May 28-
May 30
May 27-29

* Leap year.