Fall 2018

August

Wed. 22 Residence halls open 7:30 a.m.-12:00 noon for entering
freshmen and new transfer students
Fri. 24 Honor Convocation
Sat. 25 Returning students move in 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
Mon. 27 Classes begin (16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)
Fri. 31 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 pm, 16-week semester &
1st 8-week term)

September

Mon. 3 Labor Day observed (no classes)
Wed. 5 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course
without a grade of W
Fri. 14 Last day to drop a 16-week semester course
without a grade of W
Fri. 14 – Sun. 16 Family Weekend
Fri. 21 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade
for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 21 Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8-week
course without a grade of F
Tue. 25 Declaration of Major is due (B.A./B.S. students only)

October

Fri. 12 Classes end for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 12 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. 13 – Tue. 16 Fall Break (16-week semester); residence halls remain
open
Mon. 15 – Fri. 19 Final exams for 1st 8-week term
Wed. 17 – Fri. 26 Pre-registration Advising
Fri. 19 – Sat. 20 Homecoming Weekend
Mon. 22 Classes begin (2nd 8-week term)
Fri. 26 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade (16-week
semester)
Fri. 26 Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without a
grade of F
Fri. 26 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 pm, 2nd 8-week term)
Mon. 29 Advance registration for upcoming Spring semester begins
Wed. 31 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of W

November

Fri. 9 Advance registration for upcoming Spring semester ends
Fri. 16 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 2nd 8-week
term
Fri. 16 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course without a
grade of F
Wed. 21 – Sun. 25 *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. 7 Last day of classes for 16-week semester and
2nd 8-week term
Fri. 7 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. 8 – Sun. 9 Reading Period
Sat. 10 – Fri. 14 Final examinations
(16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term)
Sat. 15 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.