Fall 2018
Fall Kick-Off (Faculty and Staff) Aug. 17
Residence halls open Aug. 18
New Student Orientation Aug. 18-21
Classes Begin Aug. 22
Last day to add classes and complete registration Aug. 28
Labor Day (no classes; campus closed) Sept. 3
Last day to drop first-seven-weeks courses with no record on transcript Sept. 5
W grades begin for dropping first-seven-weeks classes Sept. 6
Opening Convocation Sept. 7
Last day to drop full-semester courses with no record on transcript Sept. 19
W grades begin for dropping full-semester courses Sept. 20
Homecoming TBD
Last day to drop first-seven-weeks classes (unless earlier date stipulated in syllabus) Oct. 10
First-seven-weeks classes end Oct. 10
Fall Break (no classes) Oct. 11-14
Begin Second Seven Weeks (classes resume) Oct. 15
Final Exams for first-seven-weeks classes, 6/8 p.m. (refer to Final Exams Schedule) Oct. 15
Last day to add second-seven-weeks courses Oct. 19
First-seven-weeks grades due from Faculty by 5 p.m. Oct. 22
Last day to drop second-seven-weeks courses with no record on transcript Oct. 26
W grades begin for dropping second-seven-weeks courses Oct. 29
Advising Day #1 (no classes, students meet with advisors) Oct. 30
Final payment due (student accounts must have zero balance to register) Nov. 1
Spring Registration begins for Seniors (90+ hours), 10 p.m. Nov. 5
Advising Day #2 (no classes, students meet with advisors) Nov. 7
Spring Registration begins for Juniors (58+ hours), 10 p.m. Nov. 8
Spring Registration begins for Sophomores (26+ hours), 10 p.m. Nov. 12
Spring Registration begins for First-Year Students (open to all), 10 p.m. Nov. 14
Thanksgiving Holiday (campus closed) Nov. 21-25
Classes Resume Nov. 26
Last day to withdraw from full-semester and second-seven-weeks courses
(unless earlier date stipulated in course syllabus)
Dec. 7
Last day of classes Dec. 7
Finals Prep Day (no classes) Dec. 10
Final Examinations (view exam schedule) Dec. 11-14
December Grad Celebration, 7 p.m., Gano / Reception Yates-Gill Dec. 11
Deadline for Journey Grant Applications from eligible students Dec. 15
Grades due from Faculty by 5 p.m. Dec. 17
Grades posted on MyJewell for student access Dec. 19
Semester Break (no classes) Dec. 22-Jan. 21
Christmas Holiday (campus closed) Dec. 22-Jan. 1

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