Long Session 2018–2019

July 20
Friday Last day during the summer session that new summer session students, continuing students, readmitted students, and new graduate students can register for the fall semester.
July 24
Tuesday Tuition bills for the fall semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
August 15
Wednesday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for the fall semester by Friday, July 20. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
August 17
Friday Orientation for new international students.
August 21
Tuesday Orientation for new undergraduate transfer students.
August 22
Wednesday Orientation and testing begin for new freshmen students.

Fall Semester 2018

August 24
Friday Registration for the fall semester for new undergraduate students and all graduate students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4.
Last day a graduate student may register in absentia
University residence halls open at 9:00 a.m.
University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
August 27
Monday Registration for the fall semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m, on Tuesday, September 4. 
Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Wednesday, August 15.
August 28
Tuesday Registration and add/drop for the fall semester for all students.
Tuition bills for undergraduate students who registered after Friday, July 20 are due by 5:00 p.m.
August 29
Wednesday Classes begin.
September 3
Monday Labor Day Holiday.
September 4
Tuesday Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean.
Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details).
Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean.
Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean.
Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for graduate and law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
September 14
Friday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m.
Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information section Academic Policies and Procedures and section Registration, Tuition, and Fees for details.)
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class.
Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
September 28
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 17
Wednesday Intrasemester reports due in the deans’ offices.  
October 24
Wednesday Last day to apply for a law degree.
Last day a law student may register in absentia.
October 25-26, 29-31
Thursday-Friday, Monday-Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
October 26
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 26
Friday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.
October 29-November 9
Daily Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students. 
November 13
Tuesday Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
November 16
Friday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
November 21-24
Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving holidays.
November 26
Monday Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis.
December 7
Friday Last day to submit master’s report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean. 
December 8
Saturday Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools. 
December 10
Monday Last class day.
Last day a graduate student or a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
Last day an undergraduate may register in absentia. 
December 11
Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
December 11-12, 16
Tuesday-Wednesday, Sunday No-class days.
December 12-15, 17-21
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Friday Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
December 13-15, 17-19
Thursday-Saturday, Monday-Wednesday Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
December 20
Thursday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m.
December 21
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
December 22
Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)
 

 

Spring Semester 2019

January 10
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for spring semester by Friday, November 9. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments. 
January 11
Friday Orientation for new international students.
January 14
Monday Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.
Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18; graduate students and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 10. 
January 15
Tuesday Registration for the spring semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 10. 
January 16
Wednesday Registration for the spring semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 10.
January 17-18
Thursday-Friday Registration for the spring semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18; graduate students and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 10.
January 18
Friday Tuition bills due by 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who have registered but not paid.
University residence halls open at 9:00 a.m.
University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
January 21
Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
January 22
Tuesday Classes begin.
January 25
Friday Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student’s dean. 
Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details.)
Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean.
Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean.
Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for graduate and law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
February 6
Wednesday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m.
Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information section Academic Policies and Procedures and section Registration, Tuition, and Fees for details.)
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class.
Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
February 22
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 9
Saturday Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
March 18-23
Monday-Saturday Spring break.
March 29
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 29
Friday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.
April 1
Monday Last day to apply for a law degree.
Last day a law student may register in absentia.
April 17-19, 22-26
Wednesday-Friday, Monday-Friday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
April 13
Saturday 71st Annual Honors Day Program.
April 19
Friday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
April 22-May 3
Daily Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
April 29
Monday Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis.
May 6
Monday Last class day in the School of Law.
Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
May 7
Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
Tuition bills for the summer session distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
May 8-11, 13-18
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Saturday, Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 10
Friday Last class day except in the School of Law.
Last day to submit master’s report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean.
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
Last day an undergraduate student my register in absentia.
May 13-14, 19
Monday-Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.
May 15-18, 20-21
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Tuesday Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
May 22
Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. (except for graduating students).
May 23
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
May 24-25
Friday-Saturday Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
May 24
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
May 25
Saturday Commencement (official graduation date).
May 26
Sunday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. for graduating students.