UNIVERSITY CALENDAR



2017 SUMMER SESSION

The terms and dates for Summer Session are as follows:
Full Term:  05-31-17  to  07-31-17
Mini-A:      05-31-17  to  06-27-17
Mini-B:      06-29-17  to  07-31-17

MAY 2017
26 Summer Term Admission Application Deadline. Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
30 Summer session begins. Faculty start date for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term A.
Transfer Student Orientation.
Fee deadline 4:15 p.m.
31 Classes begin for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term A.
JUNE 2017
2 Regular registration for summer Full Term (regular and online), Mini Term A, and Mini Term B ends and web registration closes at 4:15 p.m.
Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 p.m. All registration activity after 4:15 p.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
Student must register by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late registration charge.
Student must “unregister” by 4:15 p.m. to receive 100% credit adjustment.
Class Cancellation processed at 4:15 p.m.
8 Final date to apply for graduation for summer conferral (fall commencement ceremony).
Seventh class day (for statistical purposes).
19 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Mini Term A.
23 Last day classes for Mini Term A.
26 Final exams for Mini Term A classes.
27 Final grades due at 1:00 p.m. for Mini Term A.
28 Fee deadline 4:15 p.m.
29 Classes begin for Mini Term B.
Mini Term B
Class Cancellation processed at 4:15 p.m.
JULY 2017
3-4 Independence Day holiday; university closed.
5 Classes resume for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term B.
 7 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Full Term (regular and online).
Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval.
Graduate comprehensive examinations.
20 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Mini Term B.
Transfer Student Orientation
25 Final exams for Full Term Tuesday/Thursday night classes.
26 Last day classes for Full Term day classes and Mini Term B classes.
Final exams for Full Term Monday/Wednesday night classes.
Final date for filing approved thesis.
27 Final exams for Full Term sections 1AB, 2AB, 5AB, 6AB and online classes.
Final exams for Mini Term B sections 12B and 56B.
Final exams for Mini Term B night classes.
28 Final exams for Full Term sections 3AB, 4AB, 7AB, 8AB, and online classes.
Final exams for Mini Term B sections 34B and 78B.
31 Final grades due at 9:00 a.m. for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term B.
Summer Session ends.
AUGUST 2017
2 Posting/conferral of summer degrees.

2017 FALL SEMESTER

Classes:  41 MWF; 27 TR; 28 MW; 13 M; 14 T; 15 W; 13 R; 13 F

AUGUST 2017
9 Transfer Student Orientation.
15 Transfer Student Orientation.
New Faculty Orientation.
16 Fall semester begins.
University Convocation.
17 Fall Term Admission Application Deadline. Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
First-time Freshman Orientation.
18 Transfer Student Orientation.
Fee deadline 4:15 p.m.
21 Classes begin for Full Term and Term A (regular and online).
25 Regular registration ends and web registration closes at 4:15 p.m.
Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 p.m. All registration activity after 4:15 p.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
Student must register by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late registration charge.
Student must “unregister” by 4:15 p.m. to receive full 100% credit adjustment.
Class Cancellation processed at 4:15 p.m.
SEPTEMBER 2017
4 Labor Day holiday; university closed.
5 Classes resume.
8 Fourteenth class day (for statistical purposes).
13 Final date to apply for graduation for fall commencement.
21 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Term A (regular and online) classes.
25-26 Fall break #1; no classes. (Designated hurricane/university closure makeup days, if needed.)
OCTOBER 2017
9-10 Final examinations for Term A (regular and online) classes.
12 Final grades due at 9:00 a.m. for Term A (regular and online).
16 7th week grades available for students.
Classes begin for Term B (regular and online).
Advising begins for winter session and spring semester.
19-20 Fall break #2; no classes. (Designated hurricane/university closure makeup days, if needed.)
27 Final date for automatic W when dropping a Full Term course or resigning from the university.
31 Financial aid priority consideration deadline for Spring 2018.
NOVEMBER 2017
3 Graduate comprehensive examinations.
6 Registration for winter session and spring semester begins.
13 Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval.
16 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Term B (regular and online) classes.
20-24 Thanksgiving holidays; university closed. (Additional makeup days, if needed.)
DECEMBER 2017
6 Last day of classes for Full Term and Term B (regular and online) classes.
Final date for filing approved thesis.
Final exam for Wednesday evening class may be given this day.
7 Final examinations begin.
13 Final examinations end.
14 Final grades for all students due at 9:00 a.m.
16 Commencement for summer and fall graduates.
Fall semester ends.
20 University closes at 4:30 p.m. for Christmas holidays.

2017-18 WINTER SESSION

DECEMBER 2017
15 Fee deadline 4:15 p.m.
18 Winter session classes begin.
Regular registration ends and web registration closes for winter session at 4:15 p.m.
Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 p.m. All registration activity after 4:15 p.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
Student must register by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late registration charge.
Student must “unregister” by 4:15 p.m. to receive 100% credit adjustment.
Class Cancellation processed at 4:15 p.m.
20 University closes at 4:30 p.m. for Christmas holidays.
Winter session classes continue online through holidays.
JANUARY 2018
4 University reopens.
9 Final date to drop with W from winter session.
12 Winter session classes end.
15 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday; university closed.
16 Final examinations for winter session.
18 Winter session grades due at 9:00 a.m.
Winter session ends.

2018 SPRING SEMESTER

Classes:  41 MWF; 28 TR; 28 MW; 14 M; 14 T; 14 W; 14 R; 13 F

January 2018
4 University reopens.
15 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday; university closed.
16 Transfer Student Orientation
17 Semester begins.
University Convocation.
18 Spring Term Admission Application Deadline. Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
First-time Freshman Orientation.
19 Fee deadline 4:15 p.m.
22 Classes begin for Full Term and Term A (regular and online).
26 Regular registration ends and web registration closes at 4:15 p.m.
Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 p.m. All registration activity after 4:15 p.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
Student must register by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late registration charge.
Student must “unregister” by 4:15 p.m. to receive 100% credit adjustment.
Class Cancellation processed at 4:15 p.m.
FEBRUARY 2018
8 Fourteenth class day (for statistical purposes).
Final date to apply for graduation for spring commencement.
12-13 Mardi Gras holidays; university closed.
14 Ash Wednesday; no classes.
15 Classes resume.
27 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Term A (regular and online) classes.
MARCH 2018
12-13 Final examinations for Term A (regular and online) classes. 
14 Advising begins for summer session and fall semester.
15 Final grades due at 1:00 p.m. for Term A (regular and online).
16 7th week grades available for students. 
19 Classes begin for Term B (regular and online).
28 Final date for automatic W when dropping a Full Term course or resigning from the university.
30 Easter holidays; university closed.
APRIL 2018
2 Easter holidays; university closed.
3-6 Spring vacation continues; no classes.
9 Classes resume.
13 Graduate comprehensive examinations.
15 Financial aid priority consideration deadline for Fall 2018.
16 Early registration begins for summer session and fall semester.
26 Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval.
27 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Term B (regular and online) classes.
MAY 2018
3 Enrollment decision date for summer session.
9 Last day of classes for Full Term (regular and online) and Term B classes.
Final exam for Wednesday evening class may be given this day.
Final date for filing approved thesis.
10 Final examinations begin.
16 Final examinations end.
17 Final grades for all students due at 9:00 a.m.
19 Commencement for spring graduates.
Spring semester ends.

2018 SUMMER SESSION

The terms and dates for Summer Session are as follows:
Full Term:  06-04-18 to 08-06-18
Mini-A:  06-04-18 to 06-29-18
Mini-B:  07-05-18 to 08-06-18

MAY 2018
31 Summer Term Admission Application Deadline.  Applications must be completed, application fee paid, and all documents necessary for admission decision submitted.
JUNE 2018
1 Summer session begins. Faculty start date for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term A.
Transfer Student Orientation.
Fee deadline 4:15 p.m.
4 Classes begin for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term A.
6 Regular registration for summer Full Term (regular and online), Mini Term A, and Mini Term B ends and web registration closes at 4:15 p.m.
Late registration and administrative drop/add begins at 4:15 p.m.  All registration activity after 4:15 p.m. will occur in the Registrar’s office.
Student must register by 4:15 p.m. to avoid late registration charge.
Student must “unregister” by 4:15 p.m. to receive 100% credit adjustment.
Class Cancellation processed at 4:15 p.m.
12 Final date to apply for graduation for summer conferral (fall commencement ceremony).
Seventh class day (for statistical purposes).
20 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Mimi Term A.
27 Last day of classes for Mini Term A.
28 Final exams for Mini Term A classes.
29 Final grades due at 1:00 p.m. for Mini Term A.
JULY 2018
3 Fee deadline 4:15 p.m. for students in Mini Term B only.
4 Independence Day holiday; university closed.
5 Classes resume for Full Term (regular and online).
Classes begin for Mini Term B.
6 Mini Term B Class Cancellation processed at 4:15 p.m.
11 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Full Term (regular and online).
Final date to submit thesis for final committee approval.
Graduate comprehensive examinations.
24 Last day to drop or resign with a W from Mimi Term B.
26 Transfer Student Orientation.
31 Final exams for Full Term Tuesday/Thursday night classes.
AUGUST 2018
1 Last day of classes for Full Term day classes and Mini Term B classes.
Final exams for Full Term Monday/Wednesday night classes.
Final date for filing approved thesis.
2 Final exams for Full Term sections 1AB, 2AB, 5AB, 6AB, and online classes.
Final exams for Mini Term B sections 12B and 56B.
Final exams for Mini Term B night classes.
3 Final exams for Full Term sections 3AB, 4AB, 7AB, 8AB, and online classes.
Final exams for Mini Term B sections 34B and 78B.
6 Final grades due at 9:00 a.m. for Full Term (regular and online) and Mini Term B.
Summer Session ends.
8 Posting/conferral of summer degrees.

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

CLASS TIMES FOR FALL AND SPRING SEMESTERS

Period                        Monday, Wednesday, Friday  Tuesday, Thursday
First Period 7:30 – 8:25 7:30 – 8:50
Second Period 8:35 – 9:30 9:00 – 10:20
Third Period 9:40 – 10:35 10:30 – 11:50
Fourth Period 10:45 – 11:40 12:00 – 1:20
Fifth Period 11:50 – 12:45 1:30 – 2:50
Sixth Period  12:55 – 1:50 3:00 – 4:20
Seventh Period 2:00 – 2:55
Eighth Period 3:05 – 4:00

CLASS TIMES FOR NIGHT CLASSES

Evening classes generally meet for 2 hours and 50 minutes once a week.

A  4:00 p.m.
B  4:30 p.m.
C  5:00 p.m.
D  5:30 p.m.
E  6:00 p.m.
F  6:30 p.m.
G  7:00 p.m.
H  7:30 p.m.

CLASS TIMES FOR SUMMER SESSION

Full Term

Period Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
First Period 7:30 – 8:25
Second Period 8:35 – 9:30
Third Period 9:40 – 10:35
Fourth Period 10:45 – 11:40
Fifth Period 11:50 – 12:45
Sixth Period 12:55 – 1:50
Seventh 2:00 – 2:55

Mini Terms A and B

Period Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday        
First Period 7:30 – 9:30
Second Period 9:40 – 11:40
Third Period 11:50 – 1:50
Fourth Period 2:00 – 4:00