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Academic calendar

Spring Term 2016-17

Deadline to submit final exam petitions

Noon  Monday, May 8

Classes end

6:00 pm Friday, May 12

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday - Thursday, May 15 -18

Arches Registration-continuing students-Fall Term 2017 (Go to Arches)

Tuesday-Thursday, May 9-18

Deadline to apply to be a Summer 2017 graduate (Go to Arches)

4:30 pm Thursday, May 18

Baccalaureate service

10:00 am Sunday, May 21

157th Annual Graduation

3:00 pm Sunday, May 21

Final Grades due (Go to Arches)

Noon, Tuesday, May 23

Spring term graduation date for transcript (all work must be complete by this date)

Tuesday, May 23

(Full summer 2017 calendar)

Fall Term 2017-18

International Student Orientation

Aug. 11-Aug. 16

Multicultural Student Orientation

TBA

New Student Registration (by appointment for unregistered students only)

Wednesday, Aug. 16

Opening Convocation

Thursday, Aug. 17

New Student Welcome Week

Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 17-20

Arches Add/Drop Period (Go to Arches)

6 a.m. Saturday to 4:30 p.m.. Tuesday, Aug. 20-22

Paper Add/Drop Period Begins

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Classes begin

7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21

Late Registration/Paper Add Period Ends (no registration after this date)

4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Summer incomplete grades^

Friday, Sept. 1

Labor Day Holiday - no classes, campus offices closed

Monday, Sept. 4

Final grades for Summer Incompletes due to Office of the Registrar

Friday, Sept. 8

Pass/no-credit deadline

Friday, Sept. 15

Family Weekend

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 22-24

Drop to avoid a "W" deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22

Campus Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

Thursday, Sept. 28

Final drop deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6

Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

Friday-Sunday Oct. 13-15

Arches registration for So, Jr. Sr. students (Go to Arches)

Friday-Friday, Oct. 6-13

Arches registration for First Year students (Go to Arches)

Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 17-20

Deadline to submit final exam petitions

Noon, Monday, Oct. 23

Classes end

6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday-Thursday, Oct. 30-Nov. 2

Open Arches registration reopens for continuing students

6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31

Deadline to apply to be a Winter Term graduate

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2

Application deadline for winter admission for part-time non-degree students

Thursday, Nov. 2

Open Arches Registration closes

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2

Final Grades due (Go to Arches)

12:00 noon Monday, Nov. 6

Fall Term graduation date for transcript

Monday, Nov. 6

Fall Break

6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 to 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13

Winter Term 2017-18

Arches Add/Drop Period (Go to Arches)

6 a.m. Saturday to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11-14

Classes begin

7:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13

Paper Add Period Begins

Wednesday, Novebmer 15

Paper Drop Period Begins

Monday, Nov. 20

Late Registration/Paper Add Period Ends (no registration after this date permitted)

4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20

Thanksgiving break begins

6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22

Thanksgiving break ends/Classes resume

7:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Fall incomplete grades^

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Pass/No credit deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8

Final grades for Fall Incompletes due to Office of the Registrar

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Drop to avoid a "W" grade deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15

Christmas recess begins

6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15

Christmas recess ends/Classes resume

7:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8

Campus "Privlege" Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

Wednesday, Jan. 17 - Social Justice

Final Drop deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19

Registration for So, Jr., Sr. (Go to Arches)

Friday-Friday, Jan. 19-26

Registration for First Yr. Students (Go to Arches)

Tuesday-Friday, Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Deadline to submit final exam petitions

Noon, Monday, Feb. 5

Open Arches Registration reopens for continuing students

6 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6

Classes end

6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday-Thursday, Feb. 12-15

Deadline to apply to be a Spring term graduate

Thursday, Feb. 15

Application deadline for spring admission for part-time non-degree students

Thursday, Feb. 15

Open Arches Registration for spring term closes

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15

Final Grades due

Noon Monday, Feb. 19

Winter term graduation date for transcript (Go to Arches)

Monday, Feb. 19

Spring Break

Friday, Feb. 16 - Sunday, March 4

Spring Term 2017-18

Arches Add/Drop Period (Go to Arches)

Saturday-Tuesday, March 3-6

Classes begin

7:30 a.m. Monday, March 5

Paper Add Period Begins

Wednesday, March 7

Paper Drop Period Begins

Monday, March 12

Late Registration/Paper Add Period Ends (no registration after this date permitted)

4:30 p.m. Monday, March 12

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Fall incomplete grades^

Wednesday, March 21

Final grades for Fall Incompletes due to Office of the Registrar

Wednesday, March 28

Pass/No credit deadline

4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29

Easter recess begins

6 p.m. Thursday, March 29

Easter recess ends/Classes resume

7:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3

During Easter Break there are no classes.

Offices closed Friday, open Monday.

*Classes on Tuesday, April 3:

follow a typical Monday schedule

Drop to avoid a "W" deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 6

Summer Session 2018 on-line registration opens (Go to Arches)

8 a.m. Monday, April 9

Drop Deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 20

Arches registration for Fall term 2018 for continuing students (Go to Arches)

Friday-Friday, April 20-27

Campus Symposium Day(no regular classes, attendance required)

Wednesday, May 2 - Celebration of Learning

Deadline to submit final exam petitions

Noon Monday, May 7

Open Arches Registration reopens for continuing students

6 a.m. Tuesday, May 8

Classes end

6 p.m. Friday, May 11

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday - Thursday, May 14-17

Open Registration-continuing students-Fall Term 2018

Monday-Thursday, May 14-17

Deadline to apply to be a Summer 2018 graduate

4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17

Baccalaureate service

10 a.m. Sunday, May 20

158th Annual Graduation

3 p.m. Sunday, May 20

Final Grades due

Noon Tuesday, May 22

Spring term graduation date for transcript

Tuesday, May 22

^Some faculty may require an earlier deadline for incomplete coursework. Extensions are only granted under rare circumstances and through prior petition by the Committee on Advanced Standing and Degrees. Forms available online and in Founders Hall.

Summer 2017

(Full summer calendar)

Start of classes: Monday, June 4

End of classes: Friday, June 29

Grades due: Monday, July 2

Independence Day Holiday-campus closed: Wednesday, July 4

Final date to submit summer grades: Friday, Aug. 6

Fall application deadline non-degree students: Friday, Aug. 6

Summer graduation for transcript: Aug. 9

Updated for edits and links 3-8-17 LAF

Senate approved 12-1-11

EPC approved 10-25-11