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Undergraduate Academic Calendar, 2018-2019

Original approval: January 11, 2016. Last revision: July 29, 2016

Fall Term 2018

DateEvent
Sat., Sep. 2 Check-in and matriculation for new students
Wed., Sep. 5 First-years register with advisers
Wed., Sep. 5 Fall Convocation: 5:30 pm
Thu., Sep. 6 Academic year begins; classes begin: 8:00 am
Wed., Sep. 12 Drop/add ends at midnight
Wed., Sep. 12 May 2019 degree applications due
Thu., Sep. 20 Drop with record begins: W on all dropped courses
Wed., Sep. 26 Incomplete Grade Change deadline (unless date set earlier by instructor)
Oct. 11 - 12 Fall reading days: No classes
Mon., Oct. 15 Classes resume: 8:00 am
Fri., Oct. 19 Midterm: First-year deadline for declaration of physical education grading option
Fri., Oct. 19 Drop with record after midterm: WP or WF on all dropped courses
Mon., Oct. 22 Midterm grades due: 12:00 noon
Oct. 29- Nov. 3 Registration for Winter Term 2019 (tentative)
Nov. 19 - 23 Thanksgiving Holiday: No classes
Mon., Nov 26 Classes resume: 8:00 am
Fri., Dec. 7 Last day of Fall term classes
Sat., Dec. 8 Final Examinations begin: 2:00 pm
Fri., Dec. 14 Final Examinations end: 12:00 noon
Tue., Dec. 18 All grades due: 12:00 noon

Winter Term 2019

DateEvent
Mon., Jan. 7 Classes begin: 8:00 am
Fri., Jan. 11 Drop/add ends at midnight
Fri., Jan. 18 Founders' Day/Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation
Mon., Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: No classes
(Monday classes meet on Friday)
Fri., Jan. 25 Monday classes held on Friday of MLK week
Mon., Jan. 21 Drop with record begins: W on all dropped courses
Fri., Jan. 25 Incomplete Grade Change deadline (unless date set earlier by instructor)
Feb. 5 - 8 Registration for Spring Term 2019 (tentative)
Fri., Feb. 15 Midterm: WP or WF on all dropped courses after this date
Mon., Feb. 18 Midterm grades due: 12:00 noon
Feb. 18 - 22 Washington Break: No classes
Mon., Feb. 25 Classes resume: 8:00 am
Fri., Mar. 1 Deadline to drop Spring 2019 domestic extra-fee course without being responsible for the fee
Fri., Mar. 8 Spring Option declaration deadline
Fri., Mar. 15 Science, Society, and the Arts Conference (classes suspended)
Mar. 18-22 Registration for Fall Term 2019 (tentative)
Fri., Apr. 5 Last day of Winter term classes
Sat., Apr. 6 Examinations begin: 2:00 pm
Fri., Apr. 12 Examinations end: 12:00 noon
Tue., Apr. 16 All grades due: 12:00 noon

Spring Term 2019

DateEvent
Mon., Apr. 22 Classes begin: 8:00 am
Mon., Apr. 22 Drop/add begins
Tue., Apr. 23 Drop/add ends at midnight
Fri. Apr. 26 December 2018 degree applications due
Mon., Apr. 29 Drop with records begins: W on all dropped courses
Fri., May 3 Midterm: WP or WF on all dropped courses after this date
Fri., May 17 Last day of Spring term classes
Sat., May 18 Examinations: 9:00 am and 2:00 pm
Mon., May 20 Senior grades due: 12:00 noon
Wed., May 22 Baccalaureate Service: 10:00 am
Thu., May 23 Commencement: 10:00 am
Fri., May 24 Non-senior grades due: 12:00 noon
Fri., May 31 Six-week courses end
Mon., Jun. 3 Six-week course grades due: 12:00 noon