Residence halls open January 15 – Sunday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (NO CLASSES; Campus Open) January 16 – Monday
Spring 2017 Classes begin January 17– Tuesday
Last day to add classes and complete registration for Spring 2017 January 23 – Monday
Last day to drop first-seven-weeks courses with no record on transcript January 30 – Monday
W grades begin for dropping first-seven-weeks classes January 31 – Tuesday
Last day to drop full-semester courses with no record on transcript February 13 – Monday
W grades begin for dropping full-semester courses February 14 – Tuesday
Financial Aid priority deadline for 2017-18 (complete FAFSA online) March 1 – Wednesday
Online registration opens for Summer 2017 Classes (7:00 am) March 1 – Wednesday
Achievement Day Convocation March 3 – Friday
First-seven-weeks classes end; Last day to drop first-seven-weeks classes March 6 – Monday
Second-seven-weeks classes begin March 7 – Tuesday
Grad Fair, 9am-6pm, Bookstore Lobby (“one-stop shop” for grads) March 8 –Wednesday
Spring Break – NO CLASSES (administrative offices remain open) March 11–19
Classes resume after Spring Break
Last day to add second-seven-weeks courses
March 20 – Monday
Academic Advising Preparation period begins for Fall 2017 Registration March 28 – Tuesday
Last day to drop second-seven-weeks courses with no record on transcript March 29 – Wednesday
W grades begin for dropping second-seven-weeks courses March 30 – Thursday
Financial Aid application deadline for need-based grants/scholarships (MO) April 1 – Saturday
Final payment due (student accounts must have zero balance to register) April 3 – Monday
Advising Day (Students meet with advisors)NO CLASSES (offices open) April 4 – Tuesday
Fall 2017 Registration begins for Juniors & Seniors (58+ completed hours) April 6 – Thursday (10 pm)
Fall 2017 Registration begins for Sophomores (26+ completed hours) April 10 – Monday (10 pm)
Fall 2017 Registration begins for First-Year Students (open to all) April 12 – Wednesday (10 pm)
Good Friday – NO CLASSES (administrative offices closed) April 14 – Friday
Easter Monday – NO CLASSES (administrative offices open) April 17 – Monday
Classes follow Friday class schedule due to Colloquium Day on Friday April 20 – Thursday
Undergraduate Colloquium Day / Honors Convocation – NO CLASSES April 21 – Friday
Family Weekend—various activities for students and their families April 22 – Saturday
Last day of Spring 2017 classes
Last day to drop full-semester and second-seven-weeks courses
(unless earlier date stipulated in course syllabus)
May 5 – Friday
Finals Prep Day – NO CLASSES May 8 – Monday
Final Exams (refer to Final Exams Schedule for days and times) May 9–12
Baccalaureate & Commencement 2017 May 13 – Saturday
Grades due from Faculty by 12:00 Noon May 16 – Tuesday
Grades posted on MyJewell for student access May 18 – Thursday

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