2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

Date Event
Friday, August 24 Freshman Move In Day
Saturday, August 25 First Day of Freshman Orientation and Convocation
Thursday, August 30 Returning/Study Away Move In Day
Friday, August 31 First Day of Study Away Orientation
Monday, September 3 Fall Semester Classes Begin/ 1st 7-week Classes Begin
Friday, September 7 Add and Drop Course Deadline - 1st 7-week
Friday, September 14 Add and Drop Course Deadline - Fall full term
Monday, September 24 Mid-Autumn Festival
Friday, September 28 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - 1st 7-wk
Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, October 3 National Day Holiday: Fall Break
Saturday, October 13 ( classes meet on a Monday Schedule) Legislative Day
Wednesday, October 24 Last Day of 1st 7-week Classes
Thursday, October 25 2nd 7-week Classes Begin
Wednesday, October 31 Add and Drop Course Deadline - 2nd 7-week
Friday, November 2 Midterm Grades Deadline - Fall full term
Wednesday, November 7 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - Fall full term
Week of November 12 - 16 (Tentative) Registration for Spring Semester 2019 Begins
Wednesday, November 21 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - 2nd 7-week
Thursday, November 22 - Friday, November 23 Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, December 14 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes/Last Day of 2nd 7-week Classes
Saturday, December 15 Reading Day
Monday, December 17 - Friday, December 21 Final Exams
Saturday, December 22 Fall Move Out (Study Away & Fall term-only students)
  Final Grades Deadline Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final exam date

Winter Break

Date Event
Saturday, December 22 - Sunday, February 10 Winter Break

Optional January Term

Date Event
Sunday, January 6 January Term Move-in
Monday, January 7 January Term Classes Begin
Tuesday, January 8 Add and Drop Course Deadline
Thursday, January 17 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline
Thursday, January 24 Last Day of January Term Classes
Friday, January 25 January Term Move-out
Monday, February 4 - Friday, February 8 Spring Festival Holiday

Spring Semester

Date Event
Friday, February 8 Study Away Students Move In Day
Saturday, February 9 First Day of Study Away Student Orientation
Monday, February 11 Spring Semester Classes Begin/ 1st 7-week Classes Begin
Friday, February 15 Add and Drop Course Deadline - 1st 7-week
Friday, February 22 Add and Drop Course Deadline - Spring full term
Friday, March 8 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - 1st 7-week
Friday, March 29 Last Day of 1st 7-week Classes
Monday, April 1 2nd 7-week Classes Begin
Friday, April 5 Midterm Grades Deadline
Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5 Spring Recess (which includes Qingming Holiday)
Tuesday, April 9 Add and Drop Course Deadline - 2nd 7-week
Friday, April 12 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - Spring full term
Sunday, April 14 ( classes meet on a Thursday Schedule) Legislative Day
Week of April 15-19 (Tentative) Registration for Fall Semester 2019 Begins
Friday, April 26 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - 2nd 7-week
Sunday, April 28 ( classes meet on a Friday Schedule) Legislative Day
Wednesday, May 1 China Labor Day Holiday
Sunday, May 5 (classes meet on a Wednesday Schedule) Legislative Day
Friday, May 17 Last Day of Spring Semester Classes/Last Day of 2nd 7-week Classes
Saturday, May 18 Reading Day
Monday, May 20 - Friday, May 24 Final Exams
Saturday, May 25 Spring Move Out (all students except Summer Session and graduating seniors
  Final Grades Deadline Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final exam date
Thursday, May 30  Commencement
  Spring Move Out (graduating seniors) TBD

Optional Summer Term

Date Event
Tuesday, May 28 Summer Session I Classes Begin/Chinese Immersion Program Begins
Saturday, June 1 (classes meet on a Monday schedule) Legislative Day
Friday, June 7 Dragon Boat Festival (Duanwu Festival)
Sunday, June 16 (classes meet on a Friday schedule) Legislative Day
Wednesday, June 19 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - Summer Session I
Friday, July 5 Last Day of Summer Session I Classes
Monday, July 8 Summer Session II Classes Begin
Friday, July 12 Add and Drop Course Deadline - Summer Session II
Saturday, July 27 Chinese Immersion Program Ends
Wednesday, July 31 Course Withdrawal & Grading Option Deadline - Summer Session II
Friday, August 16

Last Day of Summer Session II Classes

Future Calendars

 

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

 

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2016-2017 Academic Calendar

 

2015-2016 Academic Calendar