Academic Calendars

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Fall Semester Academic Calendars for the period Fall 2017 -Fall 2019
Event 2017-2018
Fall 2017
2018-2019
Fall 2018
2019-2020
Fall 2019
Graduate Student General Orientation August 22
(Tuesday)
August 21 (Tuesday) August 20
(Tuesday)
Graduate Student TA Training August 23
(Wednesday)
August 22
(Wednesday)
August 21
(Wednesday)
Undergraduate First-Year Student Check In  August 24 (Thursday) August 23 (Thursday) August 22 (Thursday)
Degree Awarding Date August 27 (Sunday) August 26 (Sunday) August 25 (Sunday)
First Day of Class August 28 (Monday) August 27 (Monday) August 26 (Monday)
Last day for Web Registration September 3 (Sunday) September 2 (Sunday) September 1 (Sunday)
Last Day Add without instructor permission September 3 (Sunday) September 2 (Sunday) September 1 (Sunday)
Labor Day - Classes held September 4 (Monday) September 3 (Monday) September 2 (Monday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W"  September 8 (Friday) September 7 (Friday) September 6 (Friday)
Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail September 15 (Friday) September 14 (Friday) September 13 (Friday)
Rosh Hashanna September 21 (Thursday) September 10-11 (Monday-Tuesday)  Sept. 30-Oct. 1 (Monday-Tuesday)
Yom Kippur September 30 (Saturday) September 19 (Wednesday) October 9 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 September 26 (Tuesday) September 25 (Tuesday) September 24 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 September 27 (Wednesday) September 26 (Wednesday) September 25 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 September 28 (Thursday) September 27 (Thursday) September 26 (Thursday)
Deadline to apply for January degree October 1 (Sunday) October 1 (Monday) October 1 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 October 3 (Tuesday)  October 3 (Wednesday) October 2 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5 October 4 (Wednesday) October 4 (Thursday) October 3 (Thursday)
Pacing Break October 16-17 (Monday-Tuesday) October 15-16 (Monday-Tuesday) October 14-15 (Monday-Tuesday)
Mid Term Grades Due October 13 (Friday) October 12 (Friday) October 11 (Friday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 November 1 (Wednesday) October 31 (Wednesday) October 28 (Monday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 November 2 (Thursday)  November 1 (Thursday) October 29 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 November 7 (Tuesday) November 6 (Tuesday) November 30 (Wednesday) 
Four o'clock exam Day 4 November 8 (Wednesday) November 7 (Wednesday) October 5 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5       November 9 (Thursday) November 8 (Thursday) November 7 (Thursday)
Registration for Spring 
(See Registration Schedule)
November 13-16 (Monday-Friday) November 5-16 (Monday-Friday) November 11-15 (Monday-Friday)
Last day for January doctoral candidates to deliver  dissertation drafts to dean November 14 (Tuesday) November 13 (Tuesday) November 12 (Tuesday)
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" November 14 (Tuesday) November 13 (Tuesday) November 12 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break November 22-24 (Wednesday-Friday) November 21-23 (Wednesday-Friday) November 27-29 (Wednesday-Friday)
Last day for hourly exams December 1 (Friday) November 30 (Friday) November 26 (Tuesday)
Last Day of Classes December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday) December 6 (Friday)
Last day for January masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday) December 6 (Friday)
Last day for January doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday) December 6 (Friday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes December 9 (Saturday) December 8 (Saturday) December 7 (Saturday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes December 11 (Monday) December 10 (Monday) December 9 (Monday)
Final Exams Begin December 12 (Tuesday) December 11 (Tuesday) December 10 (Tuesday)
Final Exams End December 20 (Wednesday) December 19 (Wednesday)  December 18 (Wednesday) 
Grades Due December 23 (Saturday 8 AM) December 22 (Saturday 8 AM) December 21 (Saturday 8 AM)



Spring Semester Academic Calendars for the period Spring 2018- Spring 2020
Event 2017-2018
Spring 2018
2018-2019
Spring 2019
2019-2020
Spring 2020
Degree Awarded Date  January 21 (Sunday) January 20 (Sunday) January 19 (Sunday)
First Day of Class January 22 (Monday) January 21 (Monday) January 20 (Monday)
Last Day for Web Registration January 28 (Sunday) January 27 (Sunday) January 26 (Sunday)
Last Day Add without instructor permission January 28 (Sunday) January 27 (Sunday) January 26 (Sunday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W"  February 2 (Friday) February 1 (Friday) January 31 (Friday)
Last Day to apply for University Day degree February 1 (Thursday) February 1 (Friday) February 1 (Saturday)
Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail February 9 (Friday) February 8 (Friday) February 7 (Friday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 February 21 (Wednesday) February 20 (Wednesday) February 18  (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 February 22 (Thursday) February 21 (Thursday) February 19 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 February 27 (Tuesday) February 26 (Tuesday) February 20 (Thursday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 February 28 (Wednesday) February 27 (Wednesday) February 25 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5 March 1 (Thursday) February 28 (Thursday) February 26 (Wednesday)
Mid Term Grades Due March 9 (Friday) March 8 (Friday) March 6 (Friday)
Spring Break  March 12-16 (Monday-Friday) March 11-15 (Monday-Friday) March 9-13 (Monday-Friday)
Classes Resume March 19 (Monday) March 18 (Monday) March 16 (Monday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 April 4 (Wednesday) April 3 (Wednesday) March 31 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 April 5 (Thursday) April 4 (Thursday) April 1 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 April 10 (Tuesday) April 9 (Tuesday) April 2 (Thursday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 April 11 (Wednesday) April 10 (Wednesday) April 6 (Monday) 
Four o'clock exam Day 5      April 12 (Thursday) April 11 (Thursday) April 7 (Tuesday)
Good Friday - classes held March 30 (Friday) April 19 (Friday) April 10 (Friday)
Passover - classes held on weekdays March 31 (Saturday) April 20 (Saturday) April 9 (Thursday)
Registration for Summer and Fall
(See Registration Schedule)
April 9-20 (Monday-Friday) April 1-12 (Monday-Friday) April 13-17 (Monday-Friday)
Last day for May doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean April 13 (Friday) April 12 (Friday) April 10 (Friday)
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" April 13 (Friday) April 12 (Friday) April 10 (Friday)
Last day for hourly exams April 27 (Friday) April 26 (Friday) April 24 (Friday)
Last day for May doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday) May 1 (Friday)
Last day for May masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday) May 1 (Friday)
Last Day of Classes May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday) May 1 (Friday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes May 5 (Saturday) May 4 (Saturday) May 2 (Saturday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes May 7 (Monday) May 6 (Monday) May 4 (Monday)
Final Exams Begin May 8 (Tuesday) May 7 (Tuesday) May 5 (Tuesday)
Final Exams End May 16 (Wednesday) May 15 (Wednesday) May 13 (Wednesday)
Grades Due May 19 (Saturday 8AM) May 18 (Saturday 8AM) May 16 (Saturday 8AM)
University Day Commencement  May 21 (Monday) May 20 (Monday) May 18 (Monday)
Deadline to apply for September degree July 1 (Sunday) July 1 (Monday) July 1 (Wednesday)
Last day for September doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean July 20 (Friday) July 19 (Friday) July 17 (Friday)
Last day for September masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office August 3 (Friday) August 2 (Friday)  August 7 (Friday) 
Last day for September doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements August 3 (Friday) August 2 (Friday)  August 7 (Friday) 


*Jewish holidays begin at sundown the evening before the listed date and may be observed for two days even where only one day appears on the calendar.  This holiday is traditionally observed by not engaging in everyday activities such as work and attending classes.  Holidays are family gatherings and travel to destination by sundown the day before the listed date is common.  The Religious Accommodation Policy can be invoked for those seeking excused absences from work or classes: Religious Holidays: Policy and Calendar