Academic Calendar

2017–2018

August

11 Fri DEADLINE FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS to submit application, signed by department, to the Office of Graduate Education, 3-138, for Fall Term Non-Resident status. $100 Late Fee.
THESIS DUE for ALL September degree candidates
18 Fri LAST DAY TO GO OFF THE SEPTEMBER DEGREE LIST
Last day of classes for Regular Summer Session
Last day to petition for September Advanced Standing Exam
21–22 Mon–Tue Summer Session Final Exam Period
24 Thu FINAL DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS TO PREREGISTER ONLINE FOR FALL, 5 pm. $85 Late Fee.
27 Sun Freshman Orientation begins
28 Mon GRADE DEADLINE. Grades for Summer Session must be submitted by this date.
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS for all students
Graduate Student Orientation activities begin
29 Tue Term Summaries of Summer Session Grades available to departments
English Evaluation Test for new international graduate students, 9 am–12 pm

September

Fall Term Number of class days (Wed, Sep 6 through Wed, Dec 13): 13 Mon, 13 Tue, 15 Wed, 13 Thu, 11 Fri = 65 days
1 Fri Advanced Standing Exams and Postponed Finals
4 Mon Labor Day—Holiday
5 Tue REGISTRATION DAY—FALL TERM
DEADLINE to change a Spring Term Exploratory subject to Listener status
6 Wed FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
8 Fri DEGREE APPLICATION DEADLINE for February SB and Advanced Degrees. $50 Late Fee ($85 after December 15).
REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 Late Fee.
DEADLINE FOR SECOND-TERM JUNIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Proposal form. $50 Late Fee.
DEADLINE FOR FINAL-TERM SENIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Completion form. $50 Late Fee.
11 Mon First quarter Physical Education classes begin
12 Tue Graduate Academic Performance Meeting
15 Fri CAP September Degree Candidates Meeting
Last day to add half-term subjects offered in first half of term (H1)
Last day to sign up for family health insurance or waive individual coverage for fall, E23-308
20 Wed Faculty Officers recommend degrees to Corporation (Degree Award Date)
22 Fri MINOR COMPLETION DATE. Deadline for submission of Minor Completion form for final-term seniors. $50 Late Fee.
25–29 Mon–Fri Career Week
29 Fri Student Holiday—no classes
Fall Career Fair

October

6 Fri ADD DATE. Last day to add subjects to Registration.
Last day for juniors/seniors to change an elective to or from P/D/F grading
Last day for graduate students to change a subject to or from P/D/F grading
Last day to change a subject from Listener to Credit
Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in first half of term (H1)
Last day for sophomores to change a subject to or from Exploratory
Late fee ($100) and petition required for students completing registration after this date
Last day for June and September 2018 degree candidates to apply for double major
Deadline for completing cross-registration. $50 Late Fee for petitions received after this date.
9–10 Mon–Tue Columbus Day—Holiday
16–20 Mon–Fri Half Term Subjects Final Exam Period (H1)
20 Fri Last day of classes for half-term subjects offered in first half of term (H1)
23 Mon First day of classes for half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H2)
27–28 Fri–Sat Family Weekend
30 Mon Second quarter Physical Education classes begin

November

3 Fri Last day to add half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H2)
10 Fri Veterans Day—Holiday
22 Wed DROP DATE. Last day to cancel subjects from Registration.
Last day to change a subject from Credit to Listener
Last day to add a time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term
Last day to petition for December Advanced Standing Exam (given during Final Exam Period)
23–24 Thu–Fri Thanksgiving Vacation
29 Wed Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H2)

December

1 Fri ONLINE PREREGISTRATION for Spring Term and IAP begins
8 Fri SUBJECTS WITH FINAL EXAM—No test may be given and no assignment, term paper, or oral presentation shall fall due after this date.
SUBJECTS WITH NO FINAL EXAM—Undergraduate Subjects: No test may be given and at most one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject.
Graduate Subjects: Either one in-class test may be given or one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last regularly scheduled class in the subject.
13 Wed LAST DAY OF CLASSES
15 Fri Last day to submit or change Advanced Degree Thesis Title. $85 Late Fee.
18–22 Mon–Fri FINAL EXAM PERIOD
19–Jan 4 Tue–Thu GRADE DEADLINE. Grades must be submitted according to due date indicated.
28 Thu SPRING PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE. Continuing students must initiate online preregistration by 5 pm on this date. $50 Late Fee ($85 after January 18).

January

5 Fri Term summaries of Fall Term grades available to departments
8 Mon First day of January Independent Activities Period
DEADLINE FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS to submit application, signed by department, to the Office of Graduate Education, 3-138, for Spring Term Non-Resident status. $100 Late Fee. Not needed if Spring Term approved with Fall Term application.
IAP Physical Education classes begin
9 Tue Graduate Academic Performance Grades Meeting
10–11 Wed–Thu CAP Grades Meetings
12 Fri IAP PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE. Deadline for all students to preregister for IAP
THESIS DUE for doctoral degrees
Last day to petition for January Advanced Standing Exam
15 Mon Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—Holiday
18 Thu 5 PM FINAL DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS TO PREREGISTER ONLINE FOR SPRING. $85 Late Fee.
DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS to select preferences for Spring CI-H/CI-HW subjects
19 Fri THESIS DUE for degrees other than doctoral
LAST DAY TO GO OFF THE FEBRUARY DEGREE LIST
24–25 Wed–Thu CAP Deferred Action Meetings
29 Mon ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS for all students

February

SPRING TERM Number of class days (Tue, Feb 6, through Thu, May 17): 12 Mon, 12 Tue, 14 Wed, 14 Thu, 13 Fri = 65 days
1 Thu English Evaluation Test for new international graduate students, 9 am–12 pm
2 Fri Last day of January Independent Activities Period
5 Mon REGISTRATION DAY—SPRING TERM
DEADLINE to change a Fall Term Exploratory subject to Listener status
6 Tue FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
7 Wed GRADE DEADLINE. Grades for IAP must be submitted by this date.
8 Thu Term Summaries of Grades for IAP available to departments
9 Fri REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 Late Fee.
DEGREE APPLICATION DEADLINE for June SB and Advanced Degrees. $50 Late Fee ($85 Late Fee after April 6).
DEADLINE FOR SECOND-TERM JUNIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Proposal form. $50 Late Fee.
DEADLINE FOR FINAL-TERM SENIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Completion form. $50 Late Fee.
CAP February Degree Candidates Meeting
12 Mon Third quarter Physical Education classes begin
13 Tue Graduate Academic Performance Meeting
15 Thu Last day to sign up for family health insurance or waive individual coverage for spring, E23-308
16 Fri Last day to add half-term subjects offered in first half of term (H3)
19 Mon Presidents Day—Holiday
20 Tue MONDAY SCHEDULE OF CLASSES TO BE HELD
21 Wed Faculty Officers recommend degrees to Corporation (Degree Award Date)
23 Fri MINOR COMPLETION DATE. Deadline for submission of Minor Completion form for final-term seniors. $50 Late Fee.

March

9 Fri ADD DATE. Last day to add subjects to Registration.
Last day for juniors/seniors to change an elective to or from P/D/F grading
Last day for graduate students to change a subject to or from P/D/F grading
Last day to change a subject from Listener to Credit
Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in first half of term (H3)
Last day for sophomores to change a subject to or from Exploratory
Late fee ($100) and petition required for students completing registration after this date
Last day for February 2019 degree candidates to apply for a double major
Deadline for completing cross-registration. $50 Late Fee for petitions approved after this date
19–23 Mon–Fri Half Term Subjects Final Exam Period (H3)
23 Fri Last day of classes for half-term subjects offered in first half of term (H3)
26–30 Mon–Fri Spring Vacation

April

2 Mon FIrst day of classes for half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4)
4 Wed Fourth quarter Physical Education classes begin
6 Fri Last day to submit Advanced Degree Thesis Title. $85 Late Fee.
12–15 Thu–Sun Campus Preview Weekend
13 Fri Last day to add half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4)
16–17 Mon–Tue Patriots Day—Vacation
26 Thu DROP DATE. Last day to cancel subjects from Registration.
Last day to change a subject from Credit to Listener
Last day to add time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term
Last day to petition for May Advanced Standing Exam (given during Final Exam Period)

May

1 Tue ONLINE PREREGISTRATION for Fall Term and Summer Session begins
3 Thu Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4)
4 Fri THESIS DUE for doctoral degrees
11 Fri SUBJECTS WITH FINAL EXAMS—No test may be given and no assignment, term paper, or oral presentation shall fall due after this date.
SUBJECTS WITH NO FINAL EXAM—Undergraduate Subjects: No test may be given and at most one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject.
Graduate Subjects: Either one in-class test may be given or one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last regularly scheduled class in the subject.
THESIS DUE for degrees other than doctoral
17 Thu LAST DAY OF CLASSES
21–25 Mon–Fri FINAL EXAM PERIOD
22–29 Tue–Tue GRADE DEADLINE. Grades must be submitted according to due date indicated.
25 Fri LAST DAY TO GO OFF THE JUNE DEGREE LIST
28 Mon Memorial Day—Holiday
30 Wed Term Summaries of Spring Term Grades available to Departments
31 Thu DEPARTMENT GRADES MEETINGS
SUMMER SESSION PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE. Deadline for all students to preregister online for Summer Session. $50 Late Fee.

June

4 Mon CAP June Degree Candidates Meeting
CAP Grades Meeting
Graduate Academic Performance Meeting
Faculty Officers recommend degrees to Corporation
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS for all students
5 Tue CAP Grades Meeting
7 Thu Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
8 Fri COMMENCEMENT
11 Mon First day of classes for Regular Summer Session
13–14 Wed–Thu CAP Deferred Action Meetings
15 Fri DEGREE APPLICATION DEADLINE for September SB and Advanced Degrees. $50 Late Fee ($85 after July 13).
REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 Late Fee.
18 Mon FALL PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE. Continuing students must initiate online preregistration by this date. $50 Late Fee ($85 after August 23).
DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS to select preferences for fall CI-H/CI-HW subjects

June 11 (Monday)–August 21 (Tuesday) Summer Session (including Exam Period). Theses due for all September Degree candidates, Friday, August 10.

The official Academic Calendar is published by the Registrar; consult the Registrar's website for information about projected key dates for future academic years.