Academic Calendars

Fall 2023 Semester (effective 10.13.2022)

Wednesday, August 16 Residence Halls open for New Students
Saturday, August 19 Residential Halls open for Returning Students
Monday-Tuesday, August 21-22 Welcome Back Events for Students
Tuesday, August 22 Opening Convocation and Signing of Honor Roll
Wednesday, August 23 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Tuesday, August 29 LAST DAY for Late Registration or Change of Schedule
Friday, September 22 Incomplete Grades from Spring & Summer Due to Registrar
Monday-Tuesday, October 9-10 FALL BREAK
Friday, October 13 Midterm Grades Due by 9 a.m.
Friday, November 3 LAST DAY to Drop a Course with a Grade of “W”
Monday-Friday, November 6-10 Spring 2024 Advising Week
Monday-Friday, November 13-17 Spring 2024 Registration Week
Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Tuesday, December 5 LAST DAY of Classes
Wednesday, December 6 Reading Day
Thursday-Tuesday, December 7-12 FINAL EXAMINATIONS
Wednesday, December 13 Residential Facilities Close for All Students
Friday, December 15 Final Grades Due by 9 a.m.

Spring 2024 Semester

Sunday, January 7 Residential Facilities Open for All Students
Monday, January 8 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Friday, January 12 LAST DAY for Late Registration or Change of Schedule
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Friday, February 2 Incomplete Grades from Fall Due to Registrar
Tuesday, February 27 Assessment Day (limited class meetings)
Friday, March 8 Midterm Grades Due by 9 a.m
Monday-Friday, March 11-15 SPRING BREAK
Friday, March 29 – Monday, April 1 Easter Break
Friday, April 5 LAST DAY to Drop a Course with a Grade of “W”
Monday-Friday, April 8-12 Summer and Fall 2024 Advising Week
Monday-Friday, April 15-19 Summer and Fall 2024 Registration Week
Thursday, April 18 Honors Day
Friday, April 26 Last Day of Classes
Monday-Tuesday, April 29-30 FINAL EXAMINATIONS
Wednesday-Thursday, May 1-2 FINAL EXAMINATIONS
Friday, May 3 Residential Facilities Close for non-graduates
Monday, May 6 Final grades Due by 9 a.m.
 Friday, May 10 Educator Induction Ceremony
ROTC Commissioning Service
Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, May 11 College of Arts and Sciences Commencement
Residential Facilities Close for All Students

Summer 2024 Semester

Last Day of SSII Classes

SUMMER ONE
Tuesday, May 28 Residential Facilities Open for All Students
Wednesday, May 29 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Thursday, May 30 Last Day for Late Registration or Change of Schedule
Tuesday, June 18 Last Day to Drop a Course with a Grade of “W”
Tuesday, June 25 Last Day of Classes
Wednesday, June 26 Reading Day / Maymester Term Final Grades Due by 9 a.m
 Thursday, June 27 8:30 a.m., “A” period examination
1:30 p.m., “C” period examination
5:30 p.m., “B” period examination
Monday, July 1 Final Grades Due by 9 a.m.
SUMMER TWO
Monday, July 1 Residential Facilities Open for All Students
Tuesday, July 2 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Wednesday, July 3 Last Day for Late Registration or Change of Schedule
Thursday, July 4 No Class Meeting (Independence Day)
Monday, July 22 Last Day to Drop a class with a grade of “W”
Tuesday, July 30 Last Day of SSII Classes
Wednesday, July 31 Reading Day
Thursday, August 1 8:30 a.m., “C” period examination
1:30 p.m., “B” period examination
5:30 p.m., “A” period examination
Monday, August 5 Final Grades Due by 9 a.m.

Fall 2024 Semester (effective 9/8/23)

Sunday-Wednesday, August 11-14 Connect2PC
Wednesday, August 14, 2024 Residential Facilities Regular Open for New Students
Wednesday, August 14, 2024  Matriculation Ceremony
Wednesday-Friday, August 14-16 Orientation for New Students
Saturday, August 17, 2024 Residential Facilities Open for Returning Students
Monday, August 19, 2024 Opening Convocation & Signing of the Honor Roll
Tuesday, August 20, 2024 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Wednesday, August 28, 2024 Last Day for Late Registration or Change of Schedule
Friday, September 27, 2024 Incomplete Grades for Spring & Summer Due to Registrar
Monday-Tuesday, October 7-8, 2024 No Classes: Fall Break
Friday, October 18, 2024 Mid-Term Grades Due – 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 5, 2024 No Classes: Presidential Voting
Friday, November 8, 2024 Last Day to Drop a Course with a Grade of W
Wednesday-Friday, November 27-29, 2024 No Classes: Thanksgiving Holidays
Tuesday, December 3, 2024 Last Day of Classes
Wednesday, December 4, 2024 Reading Day
Thursday-Monday, December 5-9, 2024 Final Exams
Wednesday, December 11, 2024 Residential Facilities Close for All Students
Thursday, December 12, 2024 Final Grades Due at Noon

Spring 2025 Semester

Monday, January 6, 2025 Residential Facilities Open for All Students
Tuesday, January 7, 2025 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Wednesday, January 15, 2025 Last Day for Late Registration or Change of Schedule
Monday, January 20, 2025 No Classes: Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day
Friday, February 7, 2025  Incomplete Grades for Fall Due to Registrar
Friday, March 7, 2025 Mid-Term Grades Due – 9:00 a.m.
Monday-Friday, March 10-14, 2025 Spring Break
Friday, April 4, 2025 Last Day to Drop a Course with a Grade of W
Tuesday, April 15, 2025 No Classes: Assessment Day
Friday-Monday, April 18-21, 2025 Easter Break
Thursday, April 24, 2025 Honors Day (no classes)
Friday, April 25, 2025 Last Day of Classes
Saturday-Sunday, April 26-27, 2025 Reading Days
Monday-Friday, April 28- May 2, 2025 Final Exams
Friday, May 2, 2025 Residential Facilities Close for Non-graduates at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 5, 2025 Final Grades Due – 9:00 a.m.
Friday, May 9, 2025 Educator Induction Ceremony
ROTC Commissioning / Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, May 10, 2025 Commencement
Saturday, May 10, 2025 Residential Facilities Close for All Students

Summer 2025 Semester

Summer I

Tuesday, May 27, 2025 Residential Facilities Open for All Students
Wednesday, May 28, 2025 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Friday, June 13, 2025 Last Day to Drop a class with a grade of W
Thursday, June 19, 2025 Juneteenth Day: No Classes
Wednesday, June 25, 2025 Last Day of SS I Classes
Thursday, June 26, 2025 Reading Day
Friday, June 27, 2025 SS I Final Exams

Summer II

Monday, July 7, 2025 SS I Final Grades Due – 9:00 a.m.
Monday, July 7, 2025 Residential Facilities Open for All Students
Tuesday, July 8, 2025 Regular Class Schedule Begins
Tuesday, August 5, 2025 Last Day of SS II Classes
Wednesday, August 6, 2025 Reading Day
Thursday, August 7, 2025 SS II Final Exams
Monday, August 11, 2025 SS II Final Grades Due – 9:00 a.m.

Fall and Spring Terms

Classes meet on different combinations of days of the week and hours of the day. This chart shows when each period or section (A, B, C, etc.) meets:

Summer Terms

Effective Summer 2022

All classes meet Monday-Friday.

  • A period: 8:30 to 10:15 a.m.
  • B period: 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • C period: 1:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Labs meet in the afternoon, typically starting at 1:30 p.m. The number of days per week, and which days, depends on the class and the instructor.