Fall 2017

August

Wed. 23 Residence halls open 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
for entering freshmen and new
transfer students
Fri. 25 Honor Convocation
Sat. 26 Returning Students move in 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Mon. 28 Classes begin (16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)

September

Fri. 1 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 pm,
16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)
Mon. 4 Labor Day observed (no classes)
Wed. 6 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course
without a grade of W
Fri. 15 Last day to drop a 16-week semester course
without a grade of W
Fr. 15 – Sun. 17 Family Weekend
Fri. 22 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade
for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 22 Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8-week
course without a grade of F
Tue. 26 Declaration of Major is due
(B.A./B.S. students only)

October

Fri. 13 Classes end for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 13 Last day to withdraw from the University
(all courses) if registered for a 1st 8-week
course (students may not be enrolled for
2nd 8-week session if withdrawing from
1st 8-week session)
Sat. 14 – Tue. 17 Fall Break (16-week semester); residence halls remain open
Mon. 16 – Fri. 20 Final exams for 1st 8-week term
Wed. 18 – Fri. 27 Pre-registration Advising
Fri. 20 – Sat. 21 Homecoming Weekend
Mon. 23 Classes begin (2nd 8-week term)
Fri. 27 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade
(16-week semester)
Fri. 27 Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course
without a grade of F
Fri. 27 Last day to add courses
(by 5:00 pm, 2nd 8-week term)
Mon. 30 Advance registration for upcoming Spring
semester begins

November

Wed. 1 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course without
a grade of W
Fri. 10 Advance registration for upcoming Spring
semester ends
Fri. 17 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade
for 2nd 8-week term
Fri. 17 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week
course without a grade of F
Wed. 22 – Sun. 26 *Thanksgiving Break (Eagle Landing remains
open. Other residence halls close at l0:00 a.m.
Wednesday and reopen at 2:00 p.m. Sunday)

December

Fri. 8 Last day of classes for 16-week semester and
2nd 8-week term
Fri. 8 Last day to withdraw from the University if
registered for 16-week courses and/or
2nd 8-week courses if no grade has been
received in 1st 8-week term
Sat. 9 – Sun. 10 Reading Period
Mon. 11 – Fri. 15 Final examinations (16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term)
Sat. 16 Residence halls (except for Eagle Landing)
close at 10:00 a.m.
*Out-of-state and international students may contact the Office of Residence Life and Housing to investigate possible housing options during Break.