Academic Calendar

What starts when?

Our academic calendar will tell you everything you need to know about starting and ending dates.

Remember all calendar dates are tentative and subject to change!

Fall 2017 Calendar

Summer 2017 Calendar

Spring 2017 Calendar

Basic Academic Calendar 2016-2018

Important Dates to Remember

The typical Fall and Spring semester lasts 16 weeks. Fall begins in August and ends in December. Spring begins in January and ends in May. The typical summer session lasts 8 weeks beginning in late May/early June and ending in late July. However, there are some bi-term classes scheduled each semester that are shorter in length than the typical semester or session. Check the detailed academic calendars for a complete listing of beginning and ending dates.

    **Fall 2017  

**Summer 2017

 
**Spring 2017 
Tuition Due   August 11 by 4:30 pm
or online by 11 pm August 13.
  May 26
or online
11 pm May 29th
   January 6
or online
midnight January 8
Last day to drop a course without a grade.   August 18   June 2    January 13
Last day to withdraw and receive a full refund.   August 18   June 2    January 13
Last day to withdraw and receive a 50% refund.   September 12   June 13    February 8
Last day to file an application for a degree in the Admissions & Records Office.   October 6   June 15    March 17
Last day for students, at their discretion, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".   October 9   June 27    March 7
Last day for students, at the discretion of the instructor, to officially withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".   December 1   July 21    April 28
Final Exams   December 4-10   July 24/25   May 1-7 
Commencement ceremony   December 8       May 5 

**not all courses will have the same dates as shown above - other dates apply for late-start classes. Please view the course calendars for the exact dates for the course(s) you have chosen.