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Undergraduate Academic Calendar, 2017-2018

Original approval: April 6, 2015. Last revision: August 25, 2017

Fall Term 2017

DateEvent
Wed., Sep. 6 First-years register with advisers
Wed., Sep. 6 Fall Convocation: 5:30 pm
Thu., Sep. 7 Academic year begins; classes begin: 8:00 am
Wed., Sep. 13 Drop/add ends at midnight
Wed., Sep. 13 May 2018 degree applications due
Thu., Sep. 21 Drop with record begins: W on all dropped courses
Wed., Sep. 27 Incomplete Grade Change deadline (unless date set earlier by instructor)
Oct. 12 - 13 Fall reading days: No classes
Mon., Oct. 16 Classes resume: 8:00 am
Fri., Oct. 20 Midterm: First-year deadline for declaration of physical education grading option
Fri., Oct. 20 Drop with record after midterm: WP or WF on all dropped courses
Mon., Oct. 23 Midterm grades due: 12:00 noon
Nov. 6 - 10 Registration for Winter Term 2018
Nov. 20 - 24 Thanksgiving Holiday: No classes
Mon., Nov 27 Classes resume: 8:00 am
Fri., Dec. 8 Last day of Fall term classes
Sat., Dec. 9 Final Examinations begin: 2:00 pm
Fri., Dec. 15 Final Examinations end: 12:00 noon
Tue., Dec. 19 All grades due: 12:00 noon

Winter Term 2018

DateEvent
Mon., Jan. 8 Classes begin: 8:00 am
Fri., Jan. 12 Drop/add ends at midnight
Mon., Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: No classes
(Monday classes held on Friday)
Thu., Jan.18 Founders' Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation
Fri., Jan. 19 Monday classes held on Friday of MLK week
Mon., Jan. 22 Drop with record begins: W on all dropped courses
Fri., Jan. 26 Incomplete Grade Change deadline (unless date set earlier by instructor)
Feb. 6 - 9 Registration for Spring Term 2018 
Fri., Feb. 9 Sophomore major declaration deadline
Fri., Feb. 16 Midterm: WP or WF on all dropped courses after this date
Mon., Feb. 19 Midterm grades due: 12:00 noon
Feb. 19 - 23 Washington Break: No classes
Mon., Feb. 26 Classes resume: 8:00 am
Fri., Mar. 2 Deadline to drop Spring 2018 domestic extra-fee course without being responsible for the fee
Fri., Mar. 2 Spring Option declaration deadline
Sun., Mar. 18 Phi Beta Kappa/Society of the Cincinnati Convocation
Mar. 27-30 Registration for Fall Term 2018 
Fri., Apr. 6 Last day of Winter term classes
Sat., Apr. 7 Examinations begin: 2:00 pm
Fri., Apr. 13 Examinations end: 12:00 noon
Tue., Apr. 17 All grades due: 12:00 noon

Spring Term 2018

DateEvent
Mon., Apr. 23 Classes begin: 8:00 am
Mon., Apr. 23 Drop/add begins
Tue., Apr. 24 Drop/add ends at midnight
Fri. Apr. 27 December 2018 degree applications due
Mon., Apr. 30 Drop with records begins: W on all dropped courses
Fri., May 4 Midterm: WP or WF on all dropped courses after this date
Fri., May 18 Last day of Spring term classes
Sat., May 19 Examinations: 9:00 am and 2:00 pm
Mon., May 21 Senior grades due: 12:00 noon
Wed., May 23 Baccalaureate Service: 10:00 am
Thu., May 24 Commencement: 10:00 am
Fri., May 25 Non-senior grades due: 12:00 noon
Fri., Jun. 1 Six-week courses end
Mon., Jun. 4 Six-week course grades due: 12:00 noon