Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

August 7 (Monday): Fall semester payment or payment plan due
August 13-18 (Sunday-Friday): Student Leadership Workshop
August 15-16 (Tuesday-Wednesday): Faculty Workshop
August 18 (Friday): New Student Check-In (required)
August 18 (Friday): New Students move into residence halls
August 18-21 (Friday-Monday): Welcome Week
August 21 (Monday): New Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($50 Penalty)
August 21 (Monday): Continuing Student Check-In (required)
August 22 (Tuesday): Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($50 penalty)
August 22 (Tuesday): Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
August 23 (Wednesday): Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
August 29 (Tuesday): Last day to add a course
August 30 (Wednesday): Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins
September 4 (Monday): Labor Day (college closed)
September 12 (Tuesday): Census Day
October 1 (Sunday): Last day to apply forDecember graduation
October 6-7 (Friday-Saturday): Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 2-6 (Monday-Friday): Advising Week
October 9-13 (Monday-Friday): Midterm Week
October 9-13 (Monday-Friday): Seniors reserve Spring 2018 classes
October 11-13 (Wednesday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
October 16-27 (Monday-Wednesday): Continuing Students reserve Spring 2018 classes
October 18 (Wednesday): Fall break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
October 22 (Sunday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
October 23 (Monday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
October 23 (Monday): Midterm grades due, 5:00 p.m.
October 30 (Monday): Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins
November 6-8 (Monday-Wednesday): Crossroads: Faith and Culture Project
November 21 (Tuesday): Thanksgiving break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
November 22-24 (Wednesday-Friday): College offices closed for Thanksgiving holidays
November 26 (Sunday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
November 27 (Monday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
December 8 (Friday): Last day of class for fall
December 11-14 (Monday-Thursday): Final exams begin at 8:00 a.m.
December 14 (Thursday): Christmas break begins after last exam (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
December 16 (Saturday):December Commencement at 2:00 p.m.
December 18 (Monday): Final grades due, 5:00 p.m.
December 21-January 1 (Thursday-Monday): College offices closed for Christmas holidays
December 31 (Sunday):December diplomas conferred
January 26 (Friday): Fall grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Spring 2018

January 2 (Tuesday): Spring semester payment or payment plan due
January 8 (Monday): Fall 2017/Spring 2018 New Student Check-In (required)
January 8-9 (Monday-Tuesday): Faculty Workshop
January 8-9 (Monday-Tuesday): Fall 2017/Spring 2018 New Student Orientation (required)
January 9 (Tuesday): Continuing Student Check-In (required)
January 9 (Tuesday): New Student Late Arrivals Check-in begins ($50 penalty)
January 10 (Wednesday): Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-in begins ($50 penalty)
January 10 (Wednesday): Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
January 10 (Wednesday): Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
January 15 (Monday): Martin Luther King Day (college closed)
January 18 (Thursday): Last day to add a course
January 19 (Friday): Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins
January 24-26 (Wednesday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
January 31 (Wednesday): Census Day
February 26-March 2 (Monday – Friday): Advising Week
March 1 (Thursday): Last day to apply forMay graduation
March 5-9 (Monday-Friday): Midterm Week
March 5-9 (Monday–Friday): Seniors reserve Summer & Fall 2018 classes
March 9 (Friday): Spring break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
March 18 (Sunday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
March 19 (Monday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
March 19 (Monday): Midterm grades due, 5:00 p.m.
March 19-23 (Monday-Friday): Continuing students reserve Summer & Fall 2018 classes
March 28 (Wednesday): Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins
March 26-29 (Monday-Thursday): Current StudentsMay reserve current room for Fall 2018
March 29 (Thursday): Easter break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
March 30 (Friday): College Offices closed for Easter holiday
April 2 (Monday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
April 3 (Tuesday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
April 5 (Thursday): Current students room draw for Fall 2018
April 23 (Monday): Honors Convocation
May 2-4 (Wednesday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
May 4 (Friday): Last day of class for spring
May 7-10 (Monday-Thursday): Final exams begin at 8:00 a.m.
May 12 (Saturday): Spring Commencement at 2:00 p.m.
May 14 (Monday): Final spring grades due, 5:00 p.m.
May 14 (Monday): Faculty Academic Assessment Day
May 31 (Thursday): May diplomas conferred
June 22 (Friday): Spring grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Summer 2018

May 4 (Friday): May Term classes registration/ payment due
May 16 (Wednesday): May/Summer Term begins
May 18 (Friday): Last day to drop aMay Term class
May 18 (Friday): Summer classes registration/payment due
May 28 (Monday): Memorial Day (college closed)
June 1 (Friday): Last Day to Apply forAugust graduation
June 6 (Wednesday): May Term ends
June 6 (Wednesday): Census Day
June 8 (Friday): May Term final grades due, 5:00 p.m.
August 14 (Tuesday): Summer classes end
August 17 (Friday): Final summer grades due, 5:00 p.m
August 31 (Friday):August degree conferral
September 28 (Friday): Summer grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Fall 2018

August 6 (Monday): Fall semester payment or payment plan due
August 12-17 (Sunday-Friday): Student Leadership Workshop
August 14-15 (Tuesday-Wednesday): Faculty Workshop
August 17 (Friday): New Student Check-In (required)
August 17 (Friday): New Students move into residence halls
August 17-20 (Friday-Monday): Welcome Week
August 20 (Monday): New Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($50 Penalty)
August 20 (Monday): Continuing Student Check-In (required)
August 21 (Tuesday): Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($50 penalty)
August 21 (Tuesday): Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
August 22 (Wednesday): Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
August 28 (Tuesday): Last day to add a course
August 29 (Wednesday): Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins
September 3 (Monday): Labor Day (college closed)
September 11 (Tuesday): Census Day
October 1 (Monday): Last day to apply forDecember graduation
October 5-6 (Friday-Saturday): Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 1-5 (Monday-Friday): Advising Week
October 8-12 (Monday-Friday): Midterm Week
October 8-12 (Monday-Friday): Seniors reserve Spring 2019 classes
October 10-12 (Wednesday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
October 15-26 (Monday-Friday): Continuing Students reserve Spring 2019 classes
October 17 (Wednesday): Fall break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
October 21 (Sunday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
October 22 (Monday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
October 22 (Monday): Midterm grades due, 5:00 p.m.
October 29 (Monday): Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins
November 5-7 (Monday-Wednesday): Calling and Career Symposium
November 20 (Tuesday): Thanksgiving break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
November 21-23 (Wednesday-Friday): College offices closed for Thanksgiving holidays
November 25 (Sunday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
November 26 (Monday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
December 7 (Friday): Last day of class for fall
December 10-13 (Monday-Thursday): Final exams begin at 8:00 a.m.
December 13 (Thursday): Christmas break begins after last exam (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
December 15 (Saturday):December Commencement at 2:00 p.m.
December 17 (Monday): Final grades due, 5:00 p.m.
December 21-January 1 (Friday-Tuesday): College offices closed for Christmas holidays
December 31 (Monday):December diplomas conferred
January 25 (Friday): Fall grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Spring 2019

January 2 (Wednesday): Spring semester payment or payment plan due
January 7 (Monday): Fall 2018/Spring 2019 New Student Check-In (required)
January 7-8 (Monday-Tuesday): Faculty Workshop
January 7-8 (Monday-Tuesday): Fall 2018/Spring 2019 New Student Orientation (required)
January 8 (Tuesday): Continuing Student Check-In (required)
January 8 (Tuesday): New Student Late Arrivals Check-in begins ($50 penalty)
January 9 (Wednesday): Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-in begins ($50 penalty)
January 9 (Wednesday): Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
January 9 (Wednesday): Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
January 16 (Wednesday): Last day to add a course
January 17 (Thursday): Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins
January 21 (Monday): Martin Luther King Day (college closed)
January 23-25 (Wednesday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
January 30 (Tuesday): Census Day
February 25-March 1 (Monday – Friday): Advising Week
March 1 (Friday): Last day to apply forMay graduation
March 4-8 (Monday-Friday): Midterm Week
March 4-8 (Monday–Friday): Seniors reserve Summer & Fall 2019 classes
March 8 (Friday): Spring break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
March 17 (Sunday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
March 18 (Monday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
March 18 (Monday): Midterm grades due, 5:00 p.m.
March 18-22 (Monday-Friday): Continuing students reserve Summer & Fall 2019 classes
March 27 (Wednesday): Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins
March 25-29 (Monday-Friday): Current StudentsMay reserve current room for Fall 2019
April 4 (Thursday): Current students room draw for Fall 2019
April 19 (Thursday): Easter break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
April 19 (Friday): College Offices closed for Easter holiday
April 22 (Monday): Residence halls reopen at 7:00 p.m.
April 23 (Tuesday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
April 29 (Monday): Honors Convocation
May 1-3 (Wednesday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
May 3 (Friday): Last day of class for spring
May 6-10 (Monday-Thursday): Final exams begin at 8:00 a.m.
May 11 (Saturday): Spring Commencement at 2:00 p.m.
May 13 (Monday): Final spring grades due, 5:00 p.m.
May 13 (Monday): Faculty Academic Assessment Day
May 31 (Friday): May diplomas conferred
June 21 (Friday): Spring grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Summer 2019

May 3 (Friday): May Term classes registration/ payment due
May 15 (Wednesday): May/Summer Term begins
May 17 (Friday): Last day to drop aMay Term class
May 17 (Friday): Summer classes registration/payment due
May 27 (Monday): Memorial Day (college closed)
June 1 (Saturday): Last Day to Apply forAugust graduation
June 5 (Wednesday): May Term ends
June 5 (Wednesday): Census Day
June 7 (Friday): May Term final grades due, 5:00 p.m.
August 13 (Tuesday): Summer classes end
August 17 (Friday): Final summer grades due, 5:00 p.m
August 31 (Saturday): August degree conferral
September 27 (Friday): Summer grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade