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Fall 12-Week Term

  2016-2017 2017-2018 (preliminary) 2018-2019 (preliminary)
New Faculty Orientation August 18, 2016 August 17, 2017 August 16, 2018
Opening Assembly (8:30 a.m.) August 19, 2016 August 18, 2017 August 17, 2018
MAIS Orientation August 20, 2016    
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session I Begins August 22, 2016 August 21, 2017 August 20, 2018
New International Student Orientation August 22 - 25, 2016 August 21-24, 2017 August 20-23, 2018
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Begins August 25, 2016 August 24, 2017 August 23, 2018
1st Year Institute August 25-28, 2016  August 24-27, 2017 August 20-23, 2018
Last day to add course for fall 12- or 3-week via Web4Student August 28, 2016 August 27, 2017   
Fall 12-week Classes Begin  August 29, 2016 August 28, 2017 August 27, 2018
Opening Convocation September 1, 2016 August 31, 2017 August 30, 2018
Labor Day - CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) September 5, 2016 September 4, 2017 September 3, 2018
Last day to drop 12-week course on the web with no grade September 9, 2016 September 8, 2017  
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade; 3-week course swap still open September 9, 2016  September 8, 2017  
Ethics Teach-In September 15, 2016  September 14, 2017  September 13, 2018
Alumni Executive Board Fall Meeting September 17, 2016    
Homecoming September 17, 2016    
Fall Weekend October 7-9, 2016 October 6-8, 2017  October 5-7, 2018
Fall Midterm Grades Due by 8 a.m. October 10, 2016 October 9, 2017  
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Ends October 15, 2016 October 14, 2017 October 13, 2018
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session  I Ends October 16, 2016 October 15, 2017 October 14, 2018
PGS Fall 8-Week Online Session II Begins October 17, 2016 October 16, 2017 October 15, 2018
Advising for Spring Registration Begins October 17, 2016 October 16, 2017 October 15, 2018
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Begins October 20, 2016 October 19, 2017 October 18, 2018
Board of Trustees Fall Meeting October 20-22, 2016 October 19-21, 2017 October 18-20, 2018
Board of Visitors Fall Meeting October 28, 2016    
PGS Fall 8-Week Session I Grades Due by 8 a.m. October 27, 2016 October 26, 2017  
Priority Registration for Spring Begins October 31, 2016 October 30, 2017 October 29, 2018
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of "W" November 4, 2016 November 3, 2017  
Fall 12-week Classes End November 18, 2016 November 17, 2017 November 16, 2018
Final Exams November 21-23, 2016 November 20-22, 2017 November 19-21, 2018
Term Break November 24-29, 2016 November 23-28, 2017 November 22-27, 2018

Fall 3-Week Term

  2016-2017 2017-2018 (preliminary) 2018-2019 (preliminary)
Fall 3-week Classes Begin November 30, 2016 November 29, 2017 November 28, 2018
Last day to swap a 3-week course December 2, 2016 December 1, 2017  
Fall 12-week Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 5, 2016 December 4, 2017  
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature with a grade of "W" December 16, 2016 December 15, 2017  
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Ends December 17, 2016 December 16, 2017  
PGS Fall 8-Week Session Online II Ends December 18, 2016 December 17, 2017 December 16, 2018
Fall 3-week Classes End December 20, 2016 December 19, 2017 December 18, 2018
Final Exams December 21, 2016 December 20, 2017 December 19, 2018
Winter Break Dec. 22, 2016 - Jan. 8, 2017 Dec. 21, 2017 - Jan. 7, 2018 Dec. 20, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019
Fall 3-week Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 28, 2016 December 27, 2017  
PGS Fall 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8  a.m. December 28, 2016 December 27, 2017  

Spring 12-Week Term

  2016-2017 2017-2018 (preliminary) 2018-2019 (preliminary)
Last day to add course for Spring 12- or 3-week via Web4Student  January 8, 2017 January 7, 2018  
Spring 12-week Classes Begin January 9, 2017 January 8, 2018 January 7, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session I Begins January 9, 2017 January 8, 2018 January 7, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Begins January 12, 2017 January 11, 2018 January 10, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) January 16, 2017 January 15, 2018 January 21, 2019
Last day to drop 12-week course with no grade January 20, 2017 January 19, 2018  
Last day to drop 3-week course via Associate Dean signature & no grade (students still able to swap 3-week courses) January 20, 2017 January 19, 2018  
Board of Trustees Winter Meeting January 26-28, 2017 January 25-27, 2018 January 24-26, 2019
Board of Visitors Winter Meeting February 3, 2017    
Alumni Executive Board Winter Meeting February 4, 2017    
Spring Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. February 20, 2017 February 19, 2018 February 18, 2019
PGS Make-up Weekend (if needed) March 2-4, 2017 March 1-3, 2018 February 28 – March 2, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Ends March 4, 2017 March 3, 2018 March 2, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session I Ends March 5, 2017 March 4, 2018 March 3, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session II Begins March 6, 2017 March 5, 2018 March 4, 2019
Spring Break March 6-10, 2017 March 5-9, 2018 March 4-8, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Begins March 9, 2017 March 8, 2018 March 7, 2019
Advising for Fall Registration Begins March 13, 2017 March 12, 2018 March 11, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Session I Grades Due 8 a.m. March 16, 2017 March 15, 2018  
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of "W" March 24, 2017 March 23, 2018  
Priority Registration for Fall Begins March 27, 2017 March 26, 2018 March 25, 2019
Sugar Day - NO CLASSES March 30, 2017 March 29, 2018 March 28, 2019
Spring 12-week Classes End April 7, 2017 April 6, 2018 April 5, 2019
Final Exams April 10-12, 2017 April 9-11, 2018 April 8-10, 2019
Term Break April 13-18, 2017 April 12-17, 2018 April 11-16, 2019

Spring 3-Week Term

  2016-2017 2017-2018
(preliminary)
2018-2019 (preliminary)
Spring 3-week Classes Begin April 19, 2017 April 18, 2018 April 17, 2019
Last day to swap a 3-week course April 21, 2017 April 20, 2018  
Spring 12-week Grades Due by 8 a.m. April 24, 2017 April 23, 2018  
Last day to drop 3-week course with grade of "W" May 5, 2017 May 4, 2018  
Board of Visitors Spring Meeting  May 5, 2017    
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Ends May 6, 2017 May 5, 2018 May 4, 2019
PGS Spring 8-Week Online Session II Ends May 7, 2017 May 6, 2018 May 5, 2019
Spring 3-week Classes End May 9, 2017 May 8, 2018 May 7, 2019
Final Exams May 10, 2017 May 9, 2018 May 8, 2019
Board of Trustees Spring Meeting May 10-13, 2017 May 10-12, 2018 May 9-11, 2019
Alumni Executive Board Spring Meeting May 13, 2017    
Commencement May 13, 2017  May 12, 2018 May 11, 2019
Spring 3-week Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 15, 2017  May 14, 2018  
PGS Spring 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 15, 2017  May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019
Assessment Day May 16, 2017  May 15, 2018 May 14, 2019

Summer

  2016-2017 2017-2018
(preliminary)
2018-2019 (preliminary)
PGS Summer Session I begins May 15, 2017 May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019
New Student Orientation May 19, June 23, July 14    
Memorial Day - CAMPUS CLOSED May 29, 2017 May 28, 2018 May 27, 2019
Alumni Weekend June 16-18, 2017    
PGS Summer Session II begins June 19, 2017 June 18, 2018 June 17, 2019
Independence Day - CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2017 July 4, 2018 July 4, 2019
Summer Session I ends July 9, 2017 July 8, 2018 July 7, 2019
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 19-20, 2017 July 18-19, 2018 July 17-18, 2019
Summer Session II ends August 13, 2017 August 12, 2018 August 11, 2019
       
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