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2018 Fall Undergraduate Academic Calendar

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September 1Residence halls open for new students
September 2Residence halls open for returning students
September 3Labor Day (university closed)
September 4Convocation
September 5Fall classes begin.
Drop-add period begins.
September 11Last 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 18Last 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 8Columbus Day (university closed)
October 11Monday Class Schedule
October 17Mid-semester: at least one evaluation required in each course.
October 19Spring 2019 schedule of classes will be viewable in SIS
October 22Faculty 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 29Enrollment for spring 2019 courses begin using enrollment appointment dates obtained from student SiS self-service. 
November 5Faculty 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 12Veteran's Day (university closed)
November 14Last day for students to withdraw from courses with grade of “W” for regular session. All other sessions see OCE calendar.
November 21Thanksgiving Recess
November 26Classes resume
November 29Last day for students to complete work for incomplete spring 2018 and summer 2018 courses.
December 6No hour examination shall be administered during the last five academic days of the semester unless exemption has been allowed by the college dean.
December 13Last day of fall semester classes.
Last day for faculty to file grades for incompletes and change of course grades for spring semester (2018) courses.
December 14Reading Day (no classes or exams)
December 15Fall semester examinations begin (there will be Saturday exams)
December 21Fall semester examinations end at 6 p.m.
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
December 22Make-up day for examinations postponed because of weather.
Winter Recess begins.
December 27Deadline for final grades to be recorded in SiS by 4 p.m.

Note: In the event that examination days are postponed because of weather conditions, the first days of postponed examinations will be made up on December 22, December 24. Additional postponed examination day will be made up on January 18.