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2023 Fall Semester

Date Event
August 29 Residence halls open for new students
August 25–29 International Student Orientation
August 29–September 3 New Student Orientation.
August 31 Advising begins. All-advisor meeting in morning; individual advising begins in afternoon.
September 1 Residence halls open for returning students. Computer preregistration for first-year and transfer students only.
September 3 Meal plan starts at dinner.
September 4 Labor Day. No classes.
September 5 Classes begin.
September 15 Drop/add ends. Last day to delete a course from or add to permanent registration.
October 6 Final examination schedule available online.
October 13 Fall Break begins after last class.
October 23 Fall classes resume at 8:30 a.m.
November 1 Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available online.
November 10 Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade notation "W."
November 6–17 Advising period.
November 27–29 Pre-enrollment for spring semester (based on Thanksgiving break).
November 29 Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m.
November 22 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class.
November 27 Fall classes resume at 8:30 a.m.
December 1 Note: All accounts must show a zero or positive balance to enroll or select a room for spring semester.
December 11-13 Monday classes follow the "Friday" class schedule, to make up for the Friday of Thanksgiving break. Tuesday classes follow the "Thursday" class schedule, to make up for the Thursday of Thanksgiving break. Wednesday classes meet as regular Wednesday classes.
December 14 Classes end. Lottery for spring housing.
December 17 Finals begin.
December 17-23 Note: Final examinations are not rescheduled to accommodate travel plans.
December 22 100-level seminars end. The fourteenth meetings of Fall 100-level seminars may meet in either the seminar format or for a final exam, up to the discretion of the professor.
December 23 Finals end at noon. Residence halls close at 6 p.m. Meal plan ends at lunch.