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 2018-19 2019-20* 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Residence halls open for new students Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 25 Aug 24 Aug 23
International Student Orientation Aug 24-28 Aug 23-27 Aug 21-25 Aug 20-24

Aug 19-23

First Year Orientation Aug 28-Sep 2 Aug 27-Sep 1 Aug 25-30 Aug 24-29

Aug 23-28

Advising begins. All-advisor meeting in morning. Individual advising begins in afternoon Aug 30 Aug 29 Aug 27 Aug 26 Aug 25
Residence halls open for returning students.
Computer Pre-registration for first-year and transfer students only
Aug 31 Aug 30 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 26
Registration follow-up meeting for students who need to make a change in their schedule Sep 1 Aug 31 Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 27
Meal plan starts at dinner Sep 2 Sep 1 Aug 30 Aug 29 Aug 28
Classes Begin Sep 3 Sep 2 Aug 31 Aug 30 Aug 29
Labor Day classes in session Sep 3 Sep 2 Sep 7 Sep 6 Sept 5
Drop/add ends. Last day to delete a course from or add one to permanent registration Sep 14 Sep 13 Sep 11 Sep 10 Sep 9
Final examination schedule available on-line Oct 1 Oct 1 Oct 1 Oct 1 Oct 1
Fall Break Begins after last class Oct 12 Oct 11 Oct 9 Oct 8 Oct 7
Fall Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m. Oct 22 Oct 21 Oct 19 Oct 18 Oct 17
Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available on-line Oct 31 Oct 30 Oct 28 Oct 27 Oct 26
Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade notation "W" Nov 9 Nov 8 Nov 6 Nov 5 Nov 4
Advising period Nov 5-16 Nov 4-15 Nov 2-13 Nov 1-12 Oct 31-Nov 11
Pre-enrollment for spring semester (based on Thanksgiving break) Nov 26-28 Nov 18-20 Nov 16-18 Nov 15-17 Nov 14-16
Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m. Nov 28 Nov 20 Nov 18 Nov 17 Nov 16
Thanksgiving Break Begins after last class Nov 21 Nov 27 Nov 25 Nov 24 Nov 23
Fall Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m. Nov 26 Dec 2 Nov 30 Nov 29 Nov 28
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 10-11 Dec 9-10 Dec 7-8 Dec 6-7 Dec 5-6
Classes End 
Lottery for spring housing
Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6
Finals Begin Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 11 Dec 10 Dec 9
Note: Final examinations are not rescheduled to accommodate travel plans. Dec 14-22 Dec 13-21 Dec 11-19 Dec 10-18 Dec 9-19
Finals end at noon.
Residence halls close at 6 p.m. Meal plan ends at lunch
Dec 22 Dec 21 Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17
Spring Semester 2018-19 2019-20* 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Residence halls open at noon Jan 19 Jan 18 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 14
Meal plan starts at dinner Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan 15
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 21 Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16
Classes Begin Jan 22 Jan 21  Jan 19  Jan 18  Jan 17
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.) Jan 23 Jan 22 Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 18
Drop/add ends. 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 1 Jan 31 Jan 29 Jan 28 Jan 27
Final examination schedule available on-line Mar 1 Mar 1 Mar 1 Mar 1 Mar 1
Spring Break Begins
after last class
Mar 8 Mar 6 Mar 5 Mar 4 Mar 3
Spring Classes Resume
at 8:30 a.m.
Mar 18 Mar 16 Mar 15 Mar 14 Mar 13
Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available on-line Mar 27 Mar 25 Mar 24 Mar 23 Mar 22
Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade "W" Mar 29 Mar 27 Mar 26 Mar 25 Mar 24
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 1-
Apr 12
Mar 30-
Apr 10
Mar 29-
Apr 9
Mar 28-
Apr 8
Mar 27-
Apr 7
Pre-enrollment for fall semester Apr 15-17 Apr 13-15 Apr 12-14 Apr 11-13 Apr 10-12
Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m. Apr 17 Apr 15 Apr 14 Apr 13 Apr 12
Classes and seminars end May 3 May 1 Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 28
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 9-16 May 7-14 May 6-13 May 5-12 May 4-11
Meal plan ends at dinner for all but seniors May 16 May 14 May 13 May 12 May 11
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 17 May 15 May 14 May 13 May 12
Honors Orals May
19-21
May
17-19
May 
16-18
May
15-17
May
14-16
Baccalaureate May 25 May 23 May 22 May 21 May 20
Commencement May 26 May 24 May 23 May 22 May 21
Residence halls close to seniors at 9 a.m. May 27 May 25 May 24 May 23 May 22
Alumni weekend May 31-
Jun 2
May 29-
May 31
May 28-
May 30
May 27-
May 29
May 26-
May 28

* Leap year.