Academic Calendar

  • 2017 Fall semester

    Apr. 17–23

    Mon.-Sun.    

    Advance registration for fall 2017 begins for returning students
    (Online registration only April 22–23)

    Apr. 24

    Mon.    

    Registration for fall 2017 begins for all students

    May 27–29

    Sat.-Mon.

    COLLEGE CLOSED – Memorial Day observed

    June 1   

    Thurs.

    Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal process begins for fall 2017

    July 4   

    Tues.

    COLLEGE CLOSED - Independence Day observed

    Aug. 3

    Thurs.

    Last day to submit SAP appeal for fall 2017 semester
    Aug. 19 Sat. Saturday registration, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Aug. 25 Fri. In-person registration ends for fall semester classes
    Aug. 28 Mon. Classes begin for fall 2017

    Sept. 2–4    

    Sat.–Mon. COLLEGE CLOSED – Labor Day observed

    Sept. 15

    Fri.

    Last day to apply for fall graduation
    Sept. 22          Fri.   Last day to change from “credit” to “audit” or “audit” to “credit” for full-semester classes
    Sept. 25–29 Mon.-Fri. Early Advising Week begins for Humanities, English and Social Sciences
    Oct. 2      Mon.      Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal process begins for spring 2018.
    Oct. 2–6 Mon.-Fri.

    Early Advising Week begins for Health, Business and Public Service

    Oct. 4

    Wed.       Last day to withdraw from first half-semester classes

    Oct. 9–13

    Mon.-Fri.      Early Advising Week begins for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
    Oct. 18     Wed. Midterm; end of first half-semester classes
    Oct. 19 Thurs. Begin second half-semester classes
    Oct. 24 Tues. College Professional Development and Enrichment Day
    No classes, except Laurel College Center
    Oct. 30–Nov. 5 Mon.-Sun. Advance registration for spring 2018 begins for returning students
    (Online registration only Nov 4–5)
    Nov. 6  Mon. Registration for spring 2018 begins for all students
    Nov. 17 Fri. Last day to withdraw from full-semester classes
    Nov. 22 Wed. College Open; No Classes
    Nov. 23–26 Thurs.–Sun. COLLEGE CLOSED – Thanksgiving Break
    Nov. 27 Mon. Last day to withdraw from second half-semester classes
    College re-opens and classes resume
    Dec. 1 Fri. Last day to submit SAP appeal for spring 2018 semester
    Dec. 10 Sun. Last day of regular classes for fall semester
    Dec. 11–17 Mon.–Sun. Final examination period; last week of classes
    Dec. 20 Wed. In-person registration closes for spring; resumes Wednesday, January 3
    End of fall semester
    Dec. 21-Jan. 2 Thurs.–Tues. COLLEGE CLOSED – Winter break

    2018 spring SEMESTER 

    Jan. 3

    Wed.     

    College re-opens. In person registration resumes

    Jan. 6     

    Sat.    

    Saturday registration, 9a.m.-1p.m.

    Jan. 15

    Mon.

    COLLEGE CLOSED – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday observed

    Jan. 19   

    Fri.     

    In-person registration ends for spring

    Jan. 22

    Mon.

    Classes begin for spring 2018

    Feb. 9

    Fri.     

    Last day to change from "audit" to "credit" or "credit" to "audit"
    Feb. 15 Thur. Last day to apply for spring graduation
    Feb. 19      Mon.      COLLEGE CLOSED-Presidents Day observed
    Feb. 26 Mon.      Last day to withdraw from first half-semester classes

    Feb. 26-Mar. 2   

    Mon.-Fri. Early Advising Week for Humanities, English and Social Sciences

    Mar. 5-9 

    Mon.-Fri.

    Early Advising Week for Health, Business and Public Service
    Mar.12-18          Mon.-Sun.  COLLEGE CLOSED-Spring break
    Mar. 19 Mon.      College re-opens and classes resume
    Mar. 19-23    Mon.-Fri. Early Advising Week begins for Science, Technology, Engineering and MATH (STEM)
    Mar. 21 Wed.

    Midterm; End of first half-semester classes

    Mar. 22

    Thur.       Begin second half-semester classes

    Apr. 2

    Mon.      Registration for summer 2018 sessions begins for all students
    Apr. 16-22   Mon.-Sun. Advance registration for fall 2018 begins for returning students (Online registration only April 21-22)
    Apr. 20 Fri. Last day to withdraw from full-semester classes
    Apr. 23 Mon.  Registration for fall 2018 begins for all students
    Apr. 27 Fri. Last day to withdraw from second half-semester classes
    May 7  Mon. Last day of regular classes for the spring semester
    May 8-14 Tue.-Mon. Final examination period; last week of classes
    May 24 Thur. Commencement
    May 24 Thur. End of spring semester
    May 26-28 Sat.-Mon. COLLEGE CLOSED-Memorial Day Observed