Academic Year 2017-2018

Fall 2017

Wednesday, Aug. 23-Friday, Aug. 25
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 26
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 26-Tuesday, Aug. 29
New Student Orientation

Sunday-Tuesday, Aug. 27-29
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 29
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 30
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 4
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 6
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 11
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 20-Sunday, Oct. 22
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 21
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 27
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 8
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9-Tuesday, Dec.12
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 13
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 17
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 18
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2018

Friday, Jan. 12
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 14
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 15
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 16
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 9
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 19
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 26
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 27-30
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 1
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 5
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 6
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 12
Commencement

2018 Summer Sessions 

Summer Session I
(5 weeks, June 4 - July 3, 2018 )


Friday, May 18, 2018
Registration Deadline

Sunday, June 3, 2018
Housing opens for Session I, noon

Monday, June 4, 2018
Session I classes begin

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Session I deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Session I grading option (P/NP) deadline

Friday, June 29, 2018
Session I deadline to withdraw without record

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Session I classes end

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by 4:00 p.m.

Summer Session II
(5 weeks, July 5 - August 3, 2018 )


Monday, June  18, 2018
Registration Deadline

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Housing opens for Session II, noon

Thursday, July 5, 2018
Session II classes begin

Friday, July 6, 2018
Session II deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30 p.m.

Monday, July 16, 2018
Session II grading option (P/NP) deadline

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Session II deadline to withdraw with record

Friday,  August 3, 2018
Session II classes end

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by 4:00 p.m.

Academic Year 2018-2019

Fall 2018

Wednesday, Aug. 22-Friday, Aug. 24
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 25
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 25-Tuesday, Aug. 28
New Student Orientation

Sunday-Tuesday, Aug. 26-28
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 28
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 29
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 3
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 5
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 10
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 26-Sunday, Oct. 28
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 20
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 7
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8-Tuesday, Dec.11
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 12
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 16
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 17
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2019

Friday, Jan. 11
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 13
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 14
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 15
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 8
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 18
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 25
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 26-29
Reading Days

Tuesday, April 30
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 4
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 5
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 11
Commencement

 

Academic Year 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Wednesday, Aug. 21-Friday, Aug. 23
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 24
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24-Tuesday, Aug. 27
New Student Orientation

Sunday-Tuesday, Aug. 25-27
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 27
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 2
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 4
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 25-Sunday, Oct. 27
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 2
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 6
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 7-Tuesday, Dec.10
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 11
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 15
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 16
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2020

Friday, Jan. 17
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 19
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 13
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 23
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 30
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, May 1-4
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 5
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 9
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 10
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 16
Commencement

 

Academic Year 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Wednesday, Aug. 26-Friday, Aug. 28
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 29
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 29-Tuesday, Sept. 1
New Student Orientation

Sunday, Aug. 30-Tuesday, Sept. 1
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 1
Convocation; 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 2
Fall semester classes begin; 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 7
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 9
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 14
Fall break ends; 8:00 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 30-Sunday, Nov. 1
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 24
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 30
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8:00 a.m

Friday, Dec. 11
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 12-Tuesday, Dec.15
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 16
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 20
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 21
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2021

Friday, Jan. 15
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 17
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 19
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 12
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 22
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 29
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 30-May 3
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 4
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 8
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 9
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 15
Commencement

 

Religious Holidays 2017-2018 

 

 

See also Interfaith Calendar

May 27
Ramadan begins (Islamic)

June 26-28 
Ramadan ends with Eid-al-Fitr (Islamic)

Sept 1-4
Eid-al-Adha (Islamic)

Sept. 21-22
Rosh Hashana (Jewish)

Sept. 25
Ganesh Charturthi (Hindu)

Sept. 30
Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Oct. 11
Last day of Sukkot (Jewish)

Nov. 1 
All Saints' Day (Christian)

Dec. 13-20
Hanukkah (Jewish)

Dec. 25
Christmas (Christian)

Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Kwanzaa (Interfaith)

Jan. 6
Epiphany (Christian)

Feb. 8
Nirvana Day (Buddhist)

Feb. 14
Ash Wednesday (Christian)

March 30
Good Friday (Christian)

March 31 
Pesach (Passover) begins (Jewish)

April 1 Easter (Christian)

April 8
Easter (Orthodox) 

      

Official Notices, Deadlines, and Reminders