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Academic Calendar

Registration for the Spring semester occurs in early November and registration for the Fall semester occurs the preceding Spring, usually in early April.
May 2024
April 29, 2024 - May 3, 2024Final Examinations.
May 3, 2024All Resident dining halls close after dinner.
May 4, 2024Residence Halls close at noon for all students not participating in commencement.
May 17, 2024Summer Arch tuition and fees due
May 18, 2024Bicentennial Commencement Ceremony 2024
May 19, 2024Resident Halls open for Arch program students, with dining services available in the evening.
May 19, 2024Degree application for August 2024 graduation available on SIS
May 20, 2024Summer I and II classes begin (including The Arch classes).
May 27, 2024Memorial Day. No Classes. Staff holiday.
May 28, 2024Classes resume
May 28, 2024Last day for students to add courses for Summer term II
May 29, 2024Today, classes follow a Monday schedule
May 31, 2024Financial drop deadline for Summer Term II. No refund after this date for dropping classes for Summer Term II.
June 2024
June 3, 2024Last day for students to add courses for Summer term I
June 7, 2024Last day for students to drop a course in Summer term II
June 14, 2024Last day to submit Pass/No Credit for Summer term II
June 14, 2024Nomination of Master’s Thesis Committee forms due to the Office of Graduate Education for August 2024 graduation candidates
June 19, 2024Observance of Juneteenth. No Classes. Staff holiday
June 19, 2024Financial drop deadline for Summer Term I. No refund after this date for dropping classes for Summer Term I.
June 21, 2024Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisors for August 2024 graduation candidates
June 28, 2024Last day of classes for Summer Session II. Exams to be given in class
July 2024
July 1, 2024 - July 5, 2024Summer Session break, no classes
July 1, 2024Doctoral dissertations due to advisors for August 2024 graduation candidates
July 5, 2024Last day for students to drop courses for Summer term I
July 5, 2024Master’s theses due to the Office of Graduate Education for August 2024 graduation candidates
July 8, 2024Summer Session I classes resume. Summer Session III classes begin
July 8, 2024Last day to file degree application in SIS for August 2024 graduation
July 8, 2024Last day to defend doctoral dissertations for August 2024 graduation candidates
July 9, 2024 - July 22, 2024Last day to file late degree applications (paper form) for August 2024 graduation
July 15, 2024Last day for students to add courses for Summer term III
July 15, 2024Doctoral dissertations due to the Office of Graduate Education for August 2024 graduation candidates
July 17, 2024Financial drop deadline for Summer Term III. No refund after this date for dropping classes for Summer Term III.
July 26, 2024Last day for students to drop courses in Summer term III
August 2024
August 2, 2024Last day to submit Pass/No Credit for Summer term I and III
August 16, 2024Last day of classes for Summer I and III. Exams to be given in class
August 28, 2024Fall Semester Classes Begin
August 30, 2024Official date of August graduation; diplomas mailed to students after final clearance is completed in September. Degree recipients may take part in the May 2025 Commencement ceremony.
September 2024
September 2, 2024Labor Day/No Classes/Staff Holiday
September 3, 2024Classes resume and follow a Monday schedule
September 13, 2024Nomination of Master’s Thesis Committee forms due to the Office of Graduate Education for December 2024 graduates.
September 13, 2024Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses, change sections or to put courses on audit. It is also the last day for all students to drop a course without being issued a W grade, or without penalty. Deadline for completion of NE/I grade expectations related to Spring 2024 courses.
October 2024
October 11, 2024Last day to file an on-line Degree Application via SIS with Registrar’s Office for December 31, 2024 graduation.
October 14, 2024Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day. No classes.
October 21, 2024 - November 1, 2024Consultation weeks. Advisement for Spring 2025 registration. Students should consult with their faculty advisors
November 2024
October 21, 2024 - November 1, 2024Consultation weeks. Advisement for Spring 2025 registration. Students should consult with their faculty advisors
November 4, 2024 - November 22, 2024Pre-registration for the Spring 2025 term opens for currently enrolled students
November 8, 2024Last day for undergraduate and graduate students to drop a course.
November 15, 2024Last day for undergraduate students to add or remove Pass/No credit designations
November 27, 2024 - November 29, 2024Thanksgiving Break, no classes. Dining Halls closed
December 2024
December 2, 2024Classes resume
December 10, 2024Last day of Classes. Deadline for completion of NE/I grade expectations related to Summer 2024 courses.
December 11, 2024 - December 12, 2024Reading/Study days. Instructors can schedule no exams nor require any student work expectations on these days.
December 13, 2024 - December 19, 2024Final Examinations
December 18, 2024 - January 10, 2025Winter Enrichment Term
December 20, 2024 - January 3, 2025Winter Break
December 31, 2024Official date of December graduation; diplomas mailed to students after final clearance is completed in January. Degree recipients may take part in the May 2025 Commencement ceremony.
January 2025
December 18, 2024 - January 10, 2025Winter Enrichment Term
December 20, 2024 - January 3, 2025Winter Break
January 6, 2025Spring Semester Classes Begin
January 20, 2025Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No Classes. Staff Holiday
January 21, 2025Classes Resume
February 2025
February 17, 2025President's Day. No Classes. Staff Holiday
February 18, 2025Classes Resume. Follow a Monday Schedule
March 2025
March 3, 2025 - March 7, 2025Spring Break. No Classes
March 17, 2025 - March 21, 2025GM Week
March 19, 2025No Classes due to GM Week activities
April 2025
April 23, 2025Last day of classes
April 24, 2025 - April 27, 2025Reading/Study days. Instructors can schedule no exams nor require any student work expectations on these days.
April 28, 2025 - May 2, 2025Final Examinations
May 2025
April 28, 2025 - May 2, 2025Final Examinations