Academic Calendar

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Undergraduate Academic & Student Calendar

fall
2017
First Day of Classes

August 28

Labor Day, no classes September 4
Last day to add courses, or to choose pass/fail option September 8
Last day to drop courses, change to audit, or withdraw September 29
Mid-semester October 14
Election Day - no exams scheduled November 7
Veterans Day - no classes November 10
No classes November 22
Thanksgiving Holidays November 23-25
Lasy day to give announced oral or written exams before finals week December 1
Last week of classes, finals week -- MANCHESTER ONLY December 11-16
Classes end December 16
Registration open for Seniors with 90+ earn credits April 24-May 8
Registration open for Juniors with 58-59 earned credits April 26-May 8
Registration open for Sophomores with 26-57 earned credits May 1-May 8
Registraion open for Freshman with 0-25 earned credits  May 4-May 9

January
2017
2018
January term online classes begin December 27  
New Year's Day, University Holiday   January 1
January term on-campus and hybrid classes begin   January 2
Martin Luther King Jr. day, University holiday   January 15
January term classes end   January 20

Spring
2018
First Day of Classes

January 23

Last day to add courses or to choose pass/fail option February 2
Last day to drop classes, change to audit, withdraw February 23
Mid-semester March 10
Spring Break March 12-17

Last week of classes, finals week—MANCHESTER ONLY

May 9- May 14
Last day to give announced oral or written exams before finals week April 30
Classes end May 14

Graduate Academic & Student Calendar

Summer
2017
Summer registration begins April 27
Summer Classes Begin (Durham) May 22

Memorial Day - University Holiday

May 29
Last day to file intent to graduate online for September 2017 graduation without a $25 filing fee June 19
Students participating in independent study, master’s thesis, and doctoral research must register by this date. An exemption to this deadline will require Dean’s approval July 1

Independence Day – University Holiday

July 4
Last day for final Ph.D. dissertation defense for September 2017 graduation.
Last day to register for MST Students without having degree status discontinued
July 10
Last day to file intent to graduate online with a $25 filing fee for September 2017 graduation July 24
Last day to have a Thesis/Dissertation reviewed for formatting by the Graduate School (September 2017 graduation) August 4
New Graduate Assistant Orientation August 22
Last day to submit final copies of Ph.D. dissertation or Master’s Thesis to the Graduate School (September 2017 graduation) August 24

 

 

 

 

Fall
2017
Last day to submit Ph.D. Dissertation of Master’s Thesis to Graduate School (September Graduates) August 14
Mandatory Graduate Assistantship Orientation August 22

Durham Classes Begin

CONTINUING Graduate students are expected to register for classes by this date

August 28
Summer Graduation Date (no ceremony) September 1
Labor Day - University Holiday September 4

Last day for NEW fall Graduate students to register for classes

Graduate web registration ends at 4:30PM (except GRAD 800, 900, and DEPT 999 which continues thru 4:30PM on September 15th)

September 5

Last day to add courses

Last day for Graduate students to drop to part-time and qualify for 100% tuition refund

Last day to completely withdraw and qualify for 100% tuition refund

September 8
Last day for Graduate students to complete registration and pay without having degree status discontinued September 15

Last day to drop classes or change to Audit

Last day to completely withdraw, drop to part-time and qualify for ½ tuition refund

Last day for graduate students to carry more than 16 credits without tuition surcharge

September 29

Last day to withdraw from courses without receiving grades of WP or WF

Mid-Semester

October 13
Last day to register/add classes for the Fall 2017 eterm 2 *TBV October 18

Classes follow Friday schedule

Election Day - no exams scheduled 

November 7
Veteran’s Day – University Holiday November 10
Last day for graduate students to file Intent-toGraduate online for December 2017 graduation without a $25 filing fee November 13
Last day for Ph.D. Dissertation defense (December Graduation) November 17
Last day to have a Thesis/Dissertation reviewed for formatting by the Graduate School (December 2017 graduation) November 10
NO CLASSES, OFFICE OPEN November 22
Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday November 23 - 24

Classes Resume

Last day for graduate students to file Intent-toGraduate for December 2017 with a $25 filing fee

November 29

Last day of classes – Durham

Deadline for completion of graduate-level coursework for Spring and Summer 2017 IC grades. Petitions for extensions are due in the Graduate School, Thompson Hall

December 8

Reading Day, Final Exams begin at 6:00PM

Last day to submit final Ph.D. dissertation or Master’s Thesis to the Graduate School (December 2017 graduation)

December 11
Final Exams End December 16
Winter Break  - University Holiday  December 25 - January 1, 2018
J-Term online classes & trips begin December 27
Fall Semester Graduation Date (no ceremony) December 31

*TBV – To Be Verified