Academic Calendar for Fall 2017

Please note that the academic calendar dates are subject to change.
Description Date Additional Info
Fall Web registration for continuing students April 10 - September 7  
Friday Last day to apply for fall admission August 11  
Housing Move-In-University Towers (freshman) August 20  
Tierwester Oaks (upper classman) August 23  
University Courtyard (upper classman) August 23  
Monday Labor Day holiday September 4  
Classes begin September 5  
Friday Last day to pay tuition and fees without a late fee for continuing students September 7  
Friday Opening Convocation - FOUNDERS’ DAY Tentative September 8  
Monday-Thursday - Registration - Colleges/Schools - Late Registration September 8 - September 14  
Last day to drop classes or withdraw from school without grades of W September 18  
Monday TWELFTH CLASS DAY September 18  
Friday Deadline for December graduation September 22  
Purge of all unpaid course selections September 27  
Last day to pay tuition and fees with a late fee for all students September 27  
Wednesday TWENTIETH CLASS DAY September 27  
Homecoming Activities October 9 - October 14  
Monday-Saturday-Mid-Term Examinations October 21 - October 27  
Friday Last day to drop classes or withdraw from school with grades of W November 13  
Thursday-Saturday Thanksgiving holidays November 23 - November 25  
Monday Classes resume November 27  
Friday Last day of classes December 8  
Saturday-Friday FINAL EXAMINATIONS December 9 - December 15  
Friday Official closing of semester December 15  
Saturday Commencement Exercises, 9:30 a.m. December 16  
Residence Halls close December 16