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2017 Fall Undergraduate Calendar

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September 2 Residence halls open for new students
September 3 Residence halls open for returning students
September 4 Labor Day (university closed)
September 5 Convocation
September 6 Fall classes begin.
Drop-add period begins.
September 12 Last day for undergraduate students to add a course without a permission number.
Last day for instructors to publish course and attendance requirements for class members.
September 19 Last day to:
  • Add a course with a permission number
  • Drop a course without record,
  • Change enrollment status from: Audit to Credit; Credit to Audit; “Pass-No Credit” to Letter Grade, or Letter Grade to “Pass-No Credit”
Note: No refund after this date.
October 9 Columbus Day (university closed)
October 18 Mid-semester: at least one evaluation required in each course.
October 23 Faculty advising period begins. Students check SiS for enrollment appointments.
First day for seniors who anticipate completion of degree requirements by the end of May or the end of August to confer with faculty advisors and to file Programs of Baccalaureate Studies (DIG form).
October 30 Enrollment for spring 2018 courses begin using enrollment appointment dates obtained from student SiS self-service. Last day for students to complete work for incomplete spring semester and summer session (2017) courses.
November 6 Faculty advising period ends. Last day for seniors who anticipate completion of degree requirements by the end of May or the end of August to confer with faculty advisors and to file Programs of Baccalaureate Studies (DIG form).
November 11 Veterans Day
November 15 Last day for students to withdraw from courses with grade of “W” for regular session. All other sessions see OCE calendar.
November 22 Thanksgiving Recess
November 27 Classes resume
December 6 No hour examination shall be administered during the last five academic days of the semester unless exemption has been allowed by the college dean.
December 13 Last day of fall semester classes. Last day for faculty to file grades for incompletes and change of course grades for spring semester (2017) courses.
December 14 Reading Day
December 15 Fall semester examinations begin (there will be Saturday exams)
December 21 Fall semester examinations end at 6 p.m.
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
December 22 Make-up day for examinations postponed because of weather.
Winter Recess begins.
December 27 Deadline for final grades to be recorded in SIS by 4p.m.

Note: In the event that examination days are postponed because of weather conditions, the first day of postponed examinations will be made up on December 22 (Friday). Additional postponed examination days will be made up sequentially on January 18 (Thursday), January 19 (Friday), etc.