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Academic Calendar

To give you a sense of how our academic year unfolds, our academic calendar shows when semesters begin and end, when final exams are held, which holidays are observed and more.


Date Event
FALL SEMESTER 2017*
September 6 Fall classes begin
October 9 Columbus Day – no classes
October 24 First quarter ends
October 25 Second quarter begins
November 8 Friday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 11/8)
November 10 Veterans' Day - No classes
November 22 Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes; evening classes will not meet.
November 27 Classes resume
December 12 Tuesday evening class final exam
December 13 Fall day classes end
December 14 Reading Day – day classes
Thursday evening class final exam
December 15 Final exams begin for day classes
December 18 Monday evening class final exam
December 20 Wednesday evening class final exam
December 21 Final exams end for day classes
*NOTE:  Final Grades are due by Wednesday, December 27.
SPRING SEMESTER 2018**
January 17 Spring classes begin
February 19 Presidents’ Day – no classes
February 21 Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/21)
March 5 Spring Break begins
March 9 Spring Break ends
March 13 Third quarter ends
March 14 Fourth quarter begins
April 16 Patriot’s Day – no classes
April 26 Thursday evening class final exam
April 30 Spring day classes end
May 1 Reading Day - day classes
Tuesday evening class final exam
May 2 Final exams begin for day classes
Wednesday evening class final exam
May 7 Monday evening class final exam
May 8 Final exams end for day classes
May 10 Graduate Commencement
May 12 Undergraduate Commencement
**NOTE:  Final grades are due by Friday, May 11.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2018
May 21 Summer Session I classes begin
May 28 Memorial Day (observed) – no classes
June 25 Summer Session I classes end
July 9 Summer Session II classes begin
August 10 Summer Session II classes end
 
  **NOTE: Final exams for summer courses will be given on the last scheduled meeting of the class.  Final examinations must be administered as scheduled unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades for Summer I are due by Thursday, June 28. Final grades for Summer II are due by Wednesday, August 15.
Date Event
FALL SEMESTER 2018*
September 5 Fall classes begin
October 8 Columbus Day – no classes
October 23 First quarter ends
October 24 Second quarter begins
November 12 Veterans' Day - No classes
November 14 Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 11/14)
November 22 Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes (Evening classes will not meet on 11/21)
November 26 Classes resume
December 11 Tuesday evening class final exam
December 12 Fall day classes end
December 13 Reading Day – day classes
Thursday evening class final exam
December 14 Final exams begin for day classes
December 17 Monday evening class final exam
December 19 Wednesday evening class final exam
December 20 Final exams end for day classes
*NOTE:  Final Grades are due by Wednesday, December 26.
SPRING SEMESTER 2019**
January 23 Spring classes begin
February 18 Presidents’ Day – no classes
February 20 Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/20)
March 11 Spring Break begins
March 15 Spring Break ends
March 19 Third quarter ends
March 20 Fourth quarter begins
April 15 Patriot’s Day – no classes
May 2 Thursday evening class final exam
May 6 Spring day classes end
May 7 Reading Day - day classes
Tuesday evening class final exam
May 8 Final exams begin for day classes
Wednesday evening class final exam
May 13 Monday evening class final exam
May 14 Final exams end for day classes
TBD Graduate Commencement
May 18 Undergraduate Commencement
**NOTE:  Final grades are due by Friday, May 17.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2019
May 27 Memorial Day (observed) – no classes
May 28 Summer Session I classes begin
July 1 Summer Session I classes end
July 9 Summer Session II classes begin
August 10 Summer Session II classes end
 
  **NOTE: Final exams for summer courses will be given on the last scheduled meeting of the class.  Final examinations must be administered as scheduled unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades for Summer I are due by Thursday, July 5. Final grades for Summer II are due by Wednesday, August 14.
Date Event
FALL SEMESTER 2019*
September 4 Fall classes begin
October 14 Columbus Day – no classes
October 22 First quarter ends
October 23 Second quarter begins
November 11 Veterans' Day - No classes
November 13 Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 11/13)
November 28 Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes (Evening classes will not meet on 11/27)
December 2 Classes resume
December 10 Tuesday evening class final exam
December 11 Fall day classes end
December 12 Reading Day – day classes
Thursday evening class final exam
December 13 Final exams begin for day classes
December 16 Monday evening class final exam
December 18 Wednesday evening class final exam
December 19 Final exams end for day classes
*NOTE:  Final Grades are due by Thursday, December 26.
SPRING SEMESTER 2020**
January 22 Spring classes begin
February 17 Presidents’ Day – no classes
February 19 Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/19)
March 9 Spring Break begins
March 13 Spring Break ends
March 17 Third quarter ends
March 18 Fourth quarter begins
April 20 Patriot’s Day – no classes
April 30 Thursday evening class final exam
May 4 Spring day classes end
May 5 Reading Day - day classes
Tuesday evening class final exam
May 6 Final exams begin for day classes
Wednesday evening class final exam
May 11 Monday evening class final exam
May 12 Final exams end for day classes
TBD Graduate Commencement
May 16 Undergraduate Commencement
**NOTE:  Final grades are due by Friday, May 15.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2020
May 25 Memorial Day (observed) – no classes
May 26 Summer Session I classes begin
June 29 Summer Session I classes end
July 6 Summer Session II classes begin
August 7 Summer Session II classes end
 
  **NOTE: Final exams for summer courses will be given on the last scheduled meeting of the class.  Final examinations must be administered as scheduled unless the appropriate College Dean has granted an exemption. Final grades for Summer I are due by Thursday, July 2. Final grades for Summer II are due by Wednesday, August 12.