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Academic Calendars

The college lists academic calendars for the next three academic years. Visit our schedules and courses page for semester course listings, the daily schedule, exam schedules, and future dates for commencement. The college also maintains a religious observance calendar for reference in scheduling assignments and programs.

2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018

August 1 7:00 am

Banner Self-Service Schedule Adjustment Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors only

August 10 5:00 pm

Schedule Adjustment Ends

August 16 –19

Orientation

August 17 (7:00 am until midnight)

Banner Self-Service Schedule Adjustment for New Students only

August 18 (opens 7:00 am)

Banner Self-Service Schedule Adjustment for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors only

August 20 (Mon., 8:05 am)

Classes Begin

August 20 (7:00 am for new students) – Aug 24 5:00 pm

Regular Drop/Add available to all students on Banner Self-Service

August 24 5:00 pm

Drop/Add ends on Banner Self-Service

August 27-August 31 5:00 pm

Late Drop/Add (in Registrar’s Office only - $20 late fee)

Professor permission required to add.

Drops not permitted after August 31.

August 31

Deptartment Chairs Review Posted Spring Schedule for Changes

September 17 – October 1

Department Chairs Review Major Requirements in Degree Works for Senior Majors

October 5 (Fri., 4:20 pm)

Fall Break Begins

October 10 (Wed., 8:05 am)

Classes Resume

October 10

Faculty textbook information due to bookstore

October 10 – October 30

Student-Adviser Conferences

Seniors should check Degree Works to make sure they are on track to graduate

October 10 opens 7:00 am – October 30 at 5:00 pm

Students Submit Course Preferences on WebTree

October 26 – 28

Family Weekend

October 30 at 5:00 pm

WebTree closes

November 1

December Graduation Application Due

November 2 by 5:00 pm

Student Schedules Available on Banner Self-Service

November 5 7:00 am – November 9 5:00 pm

Banner Self-Service schedule adjustment

November 9 5:00 pm

Schedule Adjustment Ends

November 15

Pre-Authorized Transfer Course Form Due for Spring

November 20 (Tues., 4:20 pm)

Thanksgiving break begins

November 26 (Mon., 8:05 am)

Classes resume

December 5

Fall semester classes end

(Classes Dec 3-5 at professor’s option)

December 6

Reading Day

December 6

Requests to Department Chairs for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Class Schedules

December 7 (8:40 am) - December 13 (5:15 pm)

Examination Period (12 Sessions; No Sunday exams)

January 2, 2019 (Wed., 10:00 am)

Fall Semester Grades Due

Preliminary Due Date: January 28

Final Due Date: February 4

2019 – 2020 Course Schedules Due



Spring Semester 2019

January 2 (opens 7:00 am)

Banner Self-Service Schedule Adjustment

January 14 (Mon., 8:05 am)

Classes Begin

January 14 7:00 am – January 18 5:00 pm

Regular Drop/Add available to all students on Banner Self-Service

January 18 5:00 pm

Regular Drop/Add on Banner Self-Service Ends

January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (holiday)

January 22-25 5:00 pm

Late Drop/Add (in Registrar’s Office only - $20 late fee.) Professor permission required to add. Drops not permitted after January 25.

Preliminary Due Date: January 28

Final Due Date: February 4

2019 – 2020 Course Schedules Due

March 1 (Fri., 4:20 pm)

Spring Break Begins

March 11 (Mon., 8:05 am)

Classes Resume

March 15 (Fri., 5:00 pm)

Pass/Fail Forms for Seniors Due (Deadline is Final)

March 20

Faculty Textbook Information Due to Bookstore

March 20 – April 5

Student-Adviser Conferences

March 20 (opens 7:00 am) – April 5 (closes 5:00 pm)

Students Submit Course Preferences on WebTree

April 16 (Tues., 11:15 am, 12:15pm-only classes cancelled)

Spring Convocation

April 19 (Fri., 4:20 pm)

Easter Break Begins

April 24 (Wed., 8:05 am)

Classes Resume

May 1 5:00pm

Pre-Authorized Transfer Course Form for Fall Courses Due.

May 7

Spring Semester Classes End (Classes May 2-7 at professor’s option)

May 8

Alenda Lux Symposium

May 9

Reading Day

May 10 (8:40 am) – May 13 (Mon., 5:15 pm)

Examination Period – Seniors (7 sessions)

May 10 (8:40 am) – May 15 (Wed., 5:15 pm)

Examination Period – Others (11 sessions)

May 12 (1:40 pm only)

Sunday afternoon exam period

May 15 (Wed., 10:00 am)

Grades Due – Graduating Seniors

May 18 (Sat., 4:30 pm)

Baccalaureate Service

May 19 (Sun., 10:00 am)

Commencement 2019

May 21 (Tues.,10:00 am)

Grades Due – Students Not Graduating

August 5

Deadline to Remove Incompletes

Download a copy of the above Academic Calendar (PDF).

2019-2020

Fall Semester 2019

Aug. 22-25 Orientation
Aug. 26 Classes Begin
Oct. 14-15 Fall Break
Nov. 27-29 Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Dec. 2)
Dec. 11 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 12 Reading Day
Dec. 13 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 19 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2020

Jan. 13 Classes Begin
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
March 2-6 Spring Break (classes resume March 9)
April 13-14 Easter Break
May 6 Spring Semester Classes End
May 7 Reading Day
May 8 (8:40 am) - May 13 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 16 Baccalaureate (4:30 p.m.)
May 17 Commencement (10 a.m.)

2020-2021

Fall Semester 2020 - revised in February 2019

Aug. 15-19 Orientation
Aug. 20 Classes Begin
Oct. 5-6 Fall Break
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 30)
Dec. 7 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 8 Reading Day
Dec. 9 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 14 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon

Spring Semester 2021

Jan. 11 Classes Begin
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
March 1-5 Spring Break (classes resume March 8)
April 4-6 Easter Break
May 5 Spring Semester Classes End
May 6 Reading Day
May 7 (8:40 am) - May 12 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 15 Baccalaureate (4:30 p.m.)
May 16 Commencement (10 a.m.)

2021-2022

Fall Semester 2021

Aug. 19-22 Orientation
Aug. 23 Classes Begin
Oct. 11-12 Fall Break
Nov. 24-26 Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 29)
Dec. 8 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 9 Reading Day
Dec. 10 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 15 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon

Spring Semester 2022

Jan. 10 Classes Begin
Jan. 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Feb. 28 - Mar. 4 Spring Break (classes resume March 7)
April 4-5 Easter Break
May 3 Spring Semester Classes End
May 5 Reading Day
May 6 (8:40 am) - May 11 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 15 Commencement (10 a.m.)