Skip to main content

Academic Calendar

Spring 2018 Semester
15-Week Semester (January 22, 2018 – May 19, 2018)

January
8                      Faculty Return
22                    First Day of 15-Week Semester
22 – 27             Add Period
22 – 31             Drop Period
22 – 31             100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)

February
1 – 6                 Drop Period (cont’d)
1 – 6                 100% Refund Period (cont’d)
2                      Fee Payment Deadline
12 – 13             Mardi Gras Holiday

March
2                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
19 – 24             Midterm Exams
26 – 31             Spring Break
28                    Midterm Grades Due
30                    Good Friday Holiday

April
9                      Summer 2018 Priority Registration Begins
11                    Summer 2018 General Registration Begins
13                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” for Full Semester Courses
16                    Fall 2018 Priority Registration Begins
18                    Fall 2018 General Registration Begins

May
12                    Last Day of Class
14 – 19             Spring Final Exam Week
22                    Final Grades Due
25                    Commencement

Spring 2018 Semester
1st 7-Week Semester (January 22, 2018 – March 14, 2018)

January
22                    First Day of 1st 7-Week Session
22 – 23             Add Period
22 – 29             100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
29                    Last Day to Drop

February
2                      Fee Payment Deadline
12 – 13             Mardi Gras Holiday
23                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”

March
2                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
12                    Last Day of Class
13 – 14             Final Exams
16                    Final Grades Due
26 – 31             Spring Break
30                    Good Friday Holiday

April
9                      Summer 2018 Priority Registration Begins
11                    Summer 2018 General Registration Begins
16                    Fall 2018 Priority Registration Begins
18                    Fall 2018 General Registration Begins

May
25                    Commencement

Spring 2018 Semester
12-Week Semester (February 14, 2018 – May 19, 2018)

January
28                    Registration Begins for 12-Week Session

February
8                      Fee Payment Deadline
12 – 13             Mardi Gras Holiday
14                    First Day of 12-Week Session
14 - 25             100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
17                    Last Day to Add
25                    Last Day to Drop

March
2                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
26 – 31             Spring Break
30                    Good Friday Holiday

April
9                      Summer 2018 Priority Registration Begins
11                    Summer 2018 General Registration Begins
16                    Fall 2018 Priority Registration Begins
18                    Fall 2018 General Registration Begins
27                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”

May
12                    Last Day of Class
14 – 19             Spring Final Exam Week
22                    Final Grades Due
25                    Commencement

Spring 2018 Semester
2nd 7-Week Semester (March 19, 2018 – May 19, 2018)

January
28                    Registration Begins for 2nd 7-Week Session

February
12 – 13             Mardi Gras Holiday

March
2                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
9                      Fee Payment Deadline
19                    First Day of 2nd 7-Week Session
19 – 25             100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
20                    Last Day to Add
26 – 31             Spring Break
25                    Last Day to Drop
30                    Good Friday Holiday

April
9                      Summer 2018 Priority Registration Begins
11                    Summer 2018 General Registration Begins
16                    Fall 2018 Priority Registration Begins
18                    Fall 2018 General Registration Begins
27                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”

May
12                    Last Day of Class
14 – 19             Spring Final Exam Week
22                    Final Grades Due
25                    Commencement

Summer Semester

8-Week Semester (June 4, 2018 – July 26, 2018)

May
22                    8 Week Semester Summer Payment Deadline by 5:00pm.
31                    8-Week Semester Summer Payment Deadline by 5:00 p.m.
31                    Registration Closes at 5:00 p.m.

June
1                      Registration Re-Opens at 8:00 a.m.
4                      First Day of 8-Week Semester
4-6                   Add Period
4-13                 Drop Period
4-13                 100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
13                    Last Day to Drop
13                    Census Day (7th Class Day)
14                    First Day to Withdraw with a “W”
28                    Summer Graduation Application Deadline

July
4                      Independence Day Holiday
5                      Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” for Full Semester
25-26               Final Exams
26                    End of Summer 8-Week Semester
31                    Final Grades Due

Summer Semester

1st 4-Week Session (June 4, 2018 – June 28, 2018)
May
31                    1st 4-Week Session Summer Payment Deadline by 5:00 p.m.
31                    Registration Closes at 5:00 p.m.

June
1                      Registration Re-Opens at 8:00 a.m.
4                      First Day of 1st 4-Week Session
4-5                   Add Period
4-8                 100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
8                      Last Day to Drop
9                      First Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
21                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
27-28               Final Exams
28                    End of Summer 1st 4-Week Session
28                    Summer Graduation Application Deadline

July
2                      Final Grades Due

Summer Semester

2nd 4-Week Session (July 2, 2018 – July 26, 2018)

June
28                    Summer Graduation Application Deadline
28                    2nd 4-Week Session Summer Payment Deadline 5:00 p.m.
28                    Registration Closes at 5:00 p.m.

July
2                      Registration Re-Opens at 8:00 a.m.
2                      First Day of 2nd 4-Week Session
2-3                   Add Period
2-6                  100% Refund Period (Tuition and Fees)
4                      Independence Day Holiday
6                      Last Day to Drop
7                      First Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
19                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
25-26               Final Exams
26                    End of Summer 2nd 4-Week Session
31                    Final Grades Due

Note: There will be a three day 100% refund period for academic sessions that are not outlined above.

Fall Semester

15-Week Semester (August 20, 2018 – December 8, 2018)
 
August
13                    Faculty Return
20                    First Day of 15-Week Semester
20 – 25            Add Period for 15-Week Semester
20 – 31            100% Refund Period (Tuition and Fees)
 
September
1 – 5                100% Refund Period (cont’d)
3                      Labor Day Holiday
5                      Last Day to Drop for the 16-Week Semester
5                      Census Day (14th Class Day)
 
October
5                      Fall Graduation Application Deadline
11 – 12            Fall Break
15 – 20            Midterm Exams
23                    Midterm Grades Due

 
November
9                      Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
12                    Spring 2019 Priority Registration Begins
13                    Spring 2019 General Registration Begins
21-24               Thanksgiving Holiday 

 
December
3 – 8                Fall Final Exam Week
11                    Final Grades Due
14                    Fall Commencement
17 – 31            Christmas Break

Fall Semester

1st 7-Week Session (August 20, 2018 – October 5, 2018)

 
August
20                    First Day of 1st 7-Week Session
20 – 21            Add Period for 1st 7-Week Session
20 – 26            100% Refund Period (Tuition and Fees)
26                    Last Day to Drop for the 1st 7-Week Session
 
 
September
4                      Labor Day Holiday
21                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
 
 
October
4 – 5                Final Exams
5                      Fall Graduation Application Deadline
9                      Final Grades Due
11 – 12            Fall Break

 
November
12                    Spring 2019 Priority Registration Begins
14                    Spring 2019 General Registration Begins
21-24              Thanksgiving Holiday

 
December
3 – 8                Fall Final Exam Week
14                    Fall Commencement
17 – 31            Christmas Break
 


Fall Semester

12-Week Session (September 10, 2018 – December 8, 2018)
 
August
13                    Registration Begins
 
September
3                      Labor Day Holiday
10                    First Day of 12-Week Session
10 – 21            100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
21                    Last Day to Drop for the 12 Week Session
 
October
4-5                  Fall Break
5                      Fall Graduation Application Deadline

 
November
9                      Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
12                    Spring 2019 Priority Registration Begins
13                    Spring 2019 General Registration Begins
21-24              Thanksgiving Holiday

 
 
December
3 – 8                Fall Final Exam Week
11                    Final Grades Due
14                    Fall Commencement
17 – 31            Christmas Break


Fall Semester

2nd 7-Week Session (October 15, 2018 – December 8, 2018)
 
August
27                    Registration Begins 2nd 7-Week Session
 
September
3                      Labor Day Holiday
 
October
4-5                   Fall Break
5                      Fall Graduation Application Deadline
15                    First Day of 2nd 7-Week Session
15 – 16            Add Period for 2nd 7-Week Session
15 – 21            100% Refund Period (Tuition& Fees)
21                    Last Day to Drop for the 2nd 7-Week Session

 
November
16                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
12                    Spring 2019 Priority Registration Begins
14                    Spring 2019 General Registration Begins
21-24               Thanksgiving Holiday

 
 
December
3 – 8                Fall Final Exam Week
11                    Final Grades Due
14                    Fall Commencement
17 – 31            Christmas Break
 
Note: There will be three day refund period for academic sessions that are not outlined above. The first class day at 100% (tuition and fees) and the second and third class days at 50% (tuition and refundable fees).
 
 
 
 

Spring Semester

16-Week Semester (January 14, 2019 – May 11, 2019)
 
January
7                      Faculty Return
14                    First Day of 16-Week Semester
14-18               Add Period for the 16-Week Semester                     
14-30               100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
21                    Martin Luther King Day Holiday
30                    Last Day to Drop for the 16-Week Semester
30                    Census Day (14th Class Day)
 
 
February
 
March
1                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
4-5                   Mardi Gras Holiday
11-16               Midterm Exams
19                    Midterm Grades Due
29                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” for Full Semester
 
April
8                      Summer 2019 Priority Registration Begins
10                    Summer 2019 General Registration Begins
15                    Fall 2019 Priority Registration Begins
17                    Fall 2019 General Registration Begins
19                    Good Friday Holiday
20-26               Spring Break
27                    Classes Resume

 
May
6-11                 Spring Final Exam Week
11                    End of Spring 16-Week Semester
14                    Final Grades Due
17                    Commencement


Spring Semester

1st 7-Week Session (January 14, 2019 – March 1, 2019)
January
14                    First Day of 1st 7-Week Session
14-15               Add Period for the 1st 7-Week Session
14-20              100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
20                    Last Day to Drop for the 1st 7-Week Session
21                    Martin Luther King Day Holiday
 
 
February
8                      Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
28                    Final Exams
March
1                      Final Exams
1                      Last Day of 1st 7-Week Session
1                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
4-5                   Mardi Gras Holiday
6                      Final Grades Due
 
April
8                      Summer 2019 Priority Registration Begins
10                    Summer 2019 General Registration Begins
15                    Fall 2019 Priority Registration Begins
17                    Fall 2019 General Registration Begins
19                    Good Friday Holiday
20-26               Spring Break
27                    Classes Resume 
May
6-11                 Spring Final Exam Week
11                    End of Spring 16-Week Semester
14                    Final Grades Due
17                    Commencement

Spring Semester

12-Week Session (February 4, 2019 – May 11, 2019)
January
21                    Registration Begins for 12-Week Session
February
4                      First Day of 12-Week Session
4-15                 100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
4-7                   Add Period for the 12 Week Session
15                    Last Day to Drop for the 12 Week Session
March
1                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
4-5                   Mardi Gras Holiday
April
8                      Summer 2019 Priority Registration Begins
10                    Summer 2019 General Registration Begins
12                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
15                    Fall 2019 Priority Registration Begins
17                    Fall 2019 General Registration Begins
19                    Good Friday Holiday
20-26               Spring Break
27                    Classes Resume 
May
6-11                 Spring Final Exam Week
11                    End of Spring 16-Week Semester
14                    Final Grades Due
17                    Commencement


Spring Semester

2nd 7-Week Session (March 11, 2019 – May 11, 2019)
January
21                    Registration Begins for 2nd 7-Week Session
February
 
March
1                      Spring Graduation Application Deadline
4-5                   Mardi Gras Holiday
11                    First Day of 2nd 7-Week Session
11-17               100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
11-12               Add Period for the 2nd 7-Week Session
17                    Last Day to Drop for the 2nd 7-Week Session

April
8                      Summer 2019 Priority Registration Begins
10                    Summer 2019 General Registration Begins
12                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
15                    Fall 2019 Priority Registration Begins
17                    Fall 2019 General Registration Begins
19                    Good Friday Holiday
20-26               Spring Break
27                    Classes Resume

 May
6-11                 Spring Final Exam Week
11                    End of Spring 16-Week Semester
14                    Final Grades Due
17                    Commencement 

Summer Semester

8-Week Semester (June 3, 2019 – July 25, 2019)
June
3                      First Day of 8-Week Semester
3-5                   Add Period for the 8-Week Semester
3-12                 100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
12                    Last Day to Drop for the 8-Week Semester
12                    Census Day (7th Class Day)
13                    First Day to Withdraw with a “W”
27                    Summer Graduation Application Deadline
 July
4                      Independence Day Holiday
4                      Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” for Full Semester
24-25               Final Exams
25                    End of Summer 8-Week Semester
30                    Final Grades Due

Summer Semester

1st 4-Week Session (June 3, 2019 – June 27, 2019)
June
3                      First Day of 1st 4-Week Session
3-4                   Add Period for the 1st 4-Week Session
3-7                  100% Refund Period (Tuition & Fees)
7                      Last Day to Drop for the 1st 4-Week Session
8                      First Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
20                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
26-27               Final Exams
27                    End of Summer 1st 4-Week Session
27                    Summer Graduation Application Deadline
July
1                      Final Grades Due 

Summer Semester
2nd 4-Week Session (July 1, 2019 – July 25, 2019) 
June
27                    Summer Graduation Application Deadline
July
1                      First Day of 2nd 4-Week Session
1-2                   Add Period for the 2nd 4-Week Session
1-5                  100% Refund Period (Tuition and Fees)
4                      Independence Day Holiday
5                      Last Day to Drop for the 2nd 4-Week Session
6                      First Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
18                    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W”
24-25               Final Exams
25                    End of Summer 2nd 4-Week Session
30                    Final Grades Due

 
©