Office of the Provost

Academic Calendar

To view and download the most up-to-date academic calendars, visit the Office of the University Registrar website.

Important Dates: Summer 2017

May 7 Summer Term: Residence halls open

May 8 Summer Term enrollment period ends and classes begin

May 15 Summer 12-WEEK, 6-WEEK-1, 4-WEEK-1 sessions enrollment period ends and classes begin

May 17 Summer 4-WEEK-1 and 6-WEEK-1 sessions add/drop period ends

May 19 Summer Term add/drop period ends

May 22 Summer 12-WEEK session add/drop period ends

May 29 Memorial Day (University closed)

May 31 Summer 4-WEEK-1 session deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office

June 2 Summer 6-WEEK-1 session deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office

June 10 Summer 4-WEEK-1 session ends: Final examinations scheduled during last class meeting

June 12 Summer 4-WEEK-2 session enrollment period ends and classes begin

June 14 Summer 4-WEEK-2 session add/drop period ends

June 24 Summer 6-WEEK-1 session ends: Final examinations scheduled during last class meeting; Official date for awarding of degrees

June 26 Summer 6-WEEK-2 session enrollment period ends and classes begin

June 28 Summer 6-WEEK-2 session add/drop period ends; Summer 4-WEEK-2 session deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office

July 4 Independence Day (University Closed)

July 7 Summer Term and 12-WEEK session deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office

July 8 Summer 4-WEEK-2 session ends: Final examinations scheduled during last class meeting

July 10 Summer 4-WEEK-3 session enrollment period ends and classes begin

July 12 Fall Term deadline for continuing students to register; Summer 4-WEEK-3 session add/drop period ends

July 21 Summer 6-WEEK-2 session deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office

July 26 Summer 4-WEEK-3 session deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office

August 5 Summer 12-WEEK, 6-WEEK-2, 4-WEEK-3 sessions end: Final examinations scheduled during last class meeting

August 12 Summer Term Ends: Final examinations scheduled during last class meeting; Official date for awarding degrees

August 13 Residence halls close

Important Dates: Fall 2017

August 14 Graduate International Student Check-In and Orientation

August 18-20 Undergraduate International Student Orientation

August 21 Residence halls open

August 21-27 New and Transfer Student Orientation

August 23 New Student Convocation

August 24 New Faculty Orientation

August 25 New Teaching Assistant Orientation

August 28 Fall Term classes begin; Fall Term enrollment period ends for all students

September 4 Labor Day (University closed)

September 8 Fall Term add/drop period ends

October 9 Fall Break for students (no classes); University offices and buildings remain open and staffed during Fall Break (see note below)

October 10 Monday classes normally scheduled to meet Monday, October 9th will meet on Tuesday, October 10th. Tuesday classes will not meet this week (see note below)

October 13-15 Homecoming Activities

October 27 Fall Term deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office; Spring Term enrollment appointments begin (Veteran Students)

October 27-28 Family Weekend

October 30 Spring Term enrollment appointments begin (Non-Veteran Students)

November 10 Last day for Spring Term enrollment appointments

November 11 Spring Term open enrollment begins

November 22-26 Thanksgiving Recess for students (no classes), all schools

November 23-24 Thanksgiving Recess for faculty and staff (University closed)

November 27 Classes resume (all schools)

December 8 Fall Term: Last day for undergraduate day classes; Spring Term deadline for continuing students to register

December 9-16 College of General Studies classes, Saturday Only classes, graduate classes, and evening classes will continue to meet during this period; final examinations should be held during the last scheduled class meeting

December 11-16 Final examination period for undergraduate day classes

December 16 Fall Term Ends: Official date for degrees awarded in Fall Term 

December 17 Residence halls close

December 17-January 7 Winter Recess for students (no classes), all schools

December 19 Fall Term grades must be approved by instructors by 11:59 p.m.

December 22-January 1 Winter Recess for faculty and staff; designated University offices, including major responsibility centers and research projects, will be staffed as necessary during this period*

Note: Regarding Fall Break, students in the professional programs in the Schools of Dental Medicine, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, as well as the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, should contact their Dean’s Office.

*Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements will be governed by the terms of those agreements. 

2017-2018 Academic Calendar