Academic Calendar 2018-2019

  • Some programs may have class or holidays at times other than those listed here. Please consult your program director for the calendar appropriate to your program.
  • All blocks end at 3:15 pm, except for August (Block 8) and February (Block 2) which end at 12:00 pm.

2018 Summer TermBeginsEnds
Select ClassesThursday, May 31Thursday, May 31
RegistrationMonday, June 11Friday, June 15
July (Block 7) for continuing studentsMonday, June 25
Thursday, August 16

2018 Fall Arrival and Registration
Arrival Days for New International StudentsSunday, August 12 and Monday, August 13
Arrival Day for New and Readmitted U.S. StudentsMonday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 14
FALL REGISTRATION — All new and readmitted studentsWednesday, August 15
Orientation for New and Readmitted Students Thursday, August 16 - Sunday, August 19
Arrival Day for Continuing Students Friday, August 17 or Saturday, August 18
FALL REGISTRATION — All continuing studentsFriday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New Undergraduate Students Monday, August 20 - Thursday, September 27
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New Graduate StudentsMonday, August 20 - to end date that varies by program

Fall Courses & Important DatesBeginsEnds
August (Block 8)Monday, Aug. 20Friday, Aug. 31
September (Block 9)Monday, Sep. 3Thursday, Sep. 27
October (Block 10)Monday, Oct. 1Thursday, Oct. 25
November (Block 11)Monday, Oct. 29Tuesday, Nov. 20
Last Day to Apply for Fall GraduationThursday, Nov. 1
Thanksgiving HolidayWednesday, Nov. 21Sunday, Nov. 25
December (Block 12)Monday, Nov. 26Thursday, Dec. 20
Fall 2018 Graduation – Saturday, Dec. 22
Residence Halls Close for Winter Holiday – Friday, Dec. 21

Winter SessionBeginsEnds
January (Block 1)Monday, Jan. 14Thursday, Feb. 7
• Registration is Friday, Jan. 11 or Saturday, Jan. 12
• First block of spring semester for continuing students

2019 Spring Arrival and Registration
Arrival Days for New International StudentsSunday & Monday, Feb. 3-4
Arrival Day for New U.S. StudentsMonday & Tuesday, Feb. 4-5
SPRING REGISTRATION — All new and readmitted studentsWednesday, Feb. 6
New Student OrientationThursday - Sunday, Feb. 7-10
Arrival Day for Continuing StudentsFriday, Feb. 8
SPRING REGISTRATION — All continuing studentsFriday, Feb. 8 & Saturday, Feb. 9
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New undergraduatesMonday, Feb. 11 to Thursday, Mar. 21
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New graduate studentsMonday, Feb. 11 to end date that varies by program

Spring Courses & Important DatesBeginsEnds
February (Block 2)Monday, Feb. 11Friday, Feb. 22 Block ends at 12:00 pm
March (Block 3)Monday, Feb. 25Thursday, Mar. 21
Spring BreakFriday, Mar. 22Sunday, Mar. 31
Last day to apply for Spring graduationMonday, Apr. 15
April (Block 4)Monday, Apr. 1Thursday, Apr. 25
May (Block 5)Monday, Apr. 29Thursday, May 23
June (Block 6)Monday, May 27Thursday, Jun. 20
CommencementSaturday, Jun. 22, 1:00 pm
Residence Halls Closed for Summer HolidaySaturday, Jun. 22, 5:00 pmGraduating students may remain in residence halls until Monday, Jun. 24, 2:00 pm

2019 Summer TermBeginsEnds
July (Block 7)Monday, Jun. 24Thursday, Aug. 15



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