Academic Calendar 2017-2019

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Please note: This is not intended to be construed as an employee work calendar.

Summer Term 2017

Date Event
June 22, ThursdayBeginning of university year; Beginning of summer term - classes beginning
July 4, TuesdayAcademic holiday – Independence Day observed
July 6, ThursdayEnd of second week of instruction
July 13, ThursdayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
August 10, ThursdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
August 29, TuesdayLast day of classes for 10-week session
August 30-September 1, Wednesday-FridayFinal examination period
September 1, FridayEnd of summer term
September 2-6, Saturday-WednesdayAcademic holiday

Fall Term 2017

Date Event
September 7, ThursdayBeginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 14, ThursdayFall term classes begin
September 27, WednesdayEnd of second week of instruction
October 4, WednesdayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
November 1, WednesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
November 10, FridayAcademic holiday – Veterans’ Day observed
November 20-26, Monday-SundayAcademic holiday – Thanksgiving
December 1, FridayLast day of classes
December 2, SaturdayCommon final exams (optional)
December 4-8, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
December 9, SaturdayMid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 10– January 7, Sunday-SundayAcademic holiday

Winter Term 2018

Date Event
January 8, MondayBeginning of winter term – classes begin
January 15, MondayAcademic holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed
January 22, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
January 29, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
February 19, MondayAcademic holiday – Washington’s Birthday observed
February 20, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday Schedule
February 27, TuesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
March 16, FridayLast day of classes
March 17, SaturdayCommon final exams (optional)
March 19–23, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
March 23, FridayEnd of winter term
March 24–April 1, Saturday-SundayAcademic holiday

Spring Term 2018

Date Event
April 2, MondayBeginning of spring term – classes begin
April 13, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
April 20, FridayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
May 18, FridayEnd of seventh week of instruction
May 28, MondayAcademic holiday – Memorial Day observed
June 8, FridayLast day of classes
June 9, SaturdayCommon final exams (optional)
June 11–15, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
June 16–17, Saturday-SundayCommencement; End of spring term; End of university year (faculty only)

For the most current information, see the 2017-18 calendar via the Academic Calendar website.

Summer Term 2018

Date Event
June 25, MondayBeginning of university year; Beginning of summer term - classes begin
July 4, WednesdayAcademic holiday – Independence Day observed
July 9, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
July 16, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
August 13, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
August 31, FridayLast day of classes for 10-week session
September 3, MondayAcademic holiday - Labor Day observed
September 4 - 6, Tuesday-ThursdayFinal examination period for 10-week session
September 6, ThursdayEnd of summer term
September 7-16, Friday-SundayAcademic holiday

Fall Term 2018

Date Event
September 13, ThursdayBeginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 20, ThursdayFall term classes begin
October 3, WednesdayEnd of second week of instruction
October 10, WednesdayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
November 7, WednesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
November 12, MondayAcademic holiday – Veterans’ Day observed
November 19-25, Monday-SundayAcademic holiday – Thanksgiving
December 7, FridayLast day of classes
December 8, SaturdayCommon final exams (optional)
December 10-14, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
December 15, SaturdayMid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 16– January 6, Sunday-SundayAcademic holiday

Winter Term 2019

Date Event
January 7, MondayBeginning of winter term – classes begin
January 18, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
January 21, MondayAcademic holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed
January 28, MondayEnd of third week of instruction - Census date
February 18, MondayAcademic holiday –Washington’s Birthday observed
February 19, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday schedule
February 26, TuesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
March 15, FridayLast day of classes
March 16, SaturdayCommon final exams (optional)
March 18-22, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
March 25, MondayEvaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 26 - April 1, Tuesday-MondayAcademic holiday

Spring Term 2019

Date Event
April 2, TuesdayBeginning of spring term – classes begin
April 15, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
April 22, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
May 20, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
May 27, MondayAcademic holiday – Memorial Day observed
May 28, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday schedule
June 7, FridayLast day of classes
June 8, SaturdayCommon final exams (optional)
June 10-14, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
June 15-16, Saturday-SundayCommencement; End of spring term; End of university year (faculty only)

For most current information, see the 2018-19 calendar via the Academic Calendar website.