Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

Deadlines for adding, dropping, and withdrawing from summer courses, including refund dates for these actions, are posted with each course in the Schedule of Classes. Each course has different dates and deadlines. To view these deadlines, visit the Class Schedule and find the course, then click on the CRN of the course (the five-digit number that is underlined) to get to the detail page about the course.

Final exams are held on the last scheduled class meeting for each course. See the Final Exam Schedule for additional information.

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Date Activity/Deadline Edit
February 9, 2018

Course offerings for Spring 2018 available

February 16, 2018

Deadline to apply for Spring 2018 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the February 26–March 7 initial registration period

February 26, 2018 to March 7, 2018

Initial registration for Spring 2018

March 9, 2018

Course offerings for Summer 2018 available

March 19, 2018 Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits (see Enrollment & Study Load Limits)
March 19, 2018 to March 23, 2018 Final Examinations
March 19, 2018 Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens.
March 24, 2018 to April 1, 2018

Spring break

March 29, 2018 Financial aid refunds first become available
April 1, 2018

Spring 2018 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

April 1, 2018

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses) and receive a 100% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

April 2, 2018

Spring 2018 classes begin

April 3, 2018

Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)

April 8, 2018

Last day to process a complete drop (all courses) and receive a 90% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

April 8, 2018

Last day to reduce credits (partial drop) and receive a 100% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

April 9, 2018

Last day to process a complete drop or reduce credits and receive a 75% tuition refund (no "W" recorded). After this date, "W"s are recorded for partial and complete withdrawals

April 11, 2018

Last day to add a class/process initial registration

April 11, 2018

Last day to change from audit to credit or credit to audit

April 12, 2018

Financial Aid Census date—Financial Aid is finalized based on registered number of credits

April 13, 2018 Last day to apply for Spring 2018 graduate degrees (apply on the web)
April 15, 2018

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 75% tuition refund (mark of "W" is recorded)

April 22, 2018

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 50% tuition refund (mark of "W" is recorded)

April 29, 2018

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 25% tuition refund (mark of "W" is recorded)

April 29, 2018 Last day to apply for Spring 2018 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb (see: Graduation Application Information )
May 4, 2018 Deadline to apply for Fall 2018 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the May 21 - 31 initial registration period
May 7, 2018 to May 11, 2018

Initial registration for Summer 2018 (includes CEP students)

May 11, 2018 Last day to submit doctoral Final Oral Defense application to the Graduate School
May 20, 2018

Last day to drop a class (mark of "W" recorded)

May 20, 2018 Last day to change grade options (Graded or P/N)
May 20, 2018 Last day to change variable credits
May 21, 2018 to May 31, 2018

Initial registration for Fall 2018

May 28, 2018

Memorial Day holiday; no classes are held

June 1, 2018 to June 11, 2018

Online Course Evaluations for Spring 2018 open on DuckWeb

June 1, 2018 Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations
June 8, 2018

Last day of classes

June 10, 2018

Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses

June 11, 2018 Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)
June 11, 2018 to June 15, 2018 Final Examinations
June 18, 2018

Spring 2018 Commencement

June 18, 2018

Graduation

June 19, 2018

Deadline for instructors to submit Spring 2018 grades (Tuesday, noon)

June 25, 2018

Summer 2018 classes begin

June 26, 2018 Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School (see: Master's Degree Deadlines)
June 28, 2018 to August 6, 2018

Fall 2018 registration is closed to continuing students at 3pm on Thursday, June 28. DuckWeb registration system reopens at 8:30am on Monday, August 6.

September 25, 2018 Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School (see: Administering a Graduate Certificate Program). (This is the final deadline for those in full term or later term classes. SOCs should be submitted within one week of all grades being received.)

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