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2018-19 Academic Calendar

Fall 2018
Tuesday, August 14 -
Thursday, August 16
Faculty Retreat
Friday, August 17 -
Tuesday, August 21
New Student Orientation
Sunday, August 19 College Housing Opens
Tuesday, August 21 Enrollment Confirmation Day
Wednesday, August 22 Classes Begin
First Seven-Week Courses Begin
10-Week Courses Begin
Tuesday, August 28 Course Registration/Changes Due
Monday, September 3 Labor Day (classes in session)
Wednesday, September 12 EPIC AdvantageFEST
Friday, September 21 -
Sunday, September 23
Homecoming & Reunion Weekend
Friday, October 5 -
Sunday, October 7
Family Weekend
Sunday, October 7 -
Monday, October 8
Admissions Fall Preview Day
Wednesday, October 10 First Seven-Week Courses End
Thursday, October 11 -
Sunday, October 14
Early Semester Break
Monday, October 15 Second Seven-Week Courses Begin
Monday, October 22 -
Friday, November 2
Academic Advising Period
Friday, November 2 Last day to drop an enrolled class
10-Week Courses End
Sunday, November 4 -
Monday, November 5
Admissions Fall Preview Day
Monday, November 5 -
Friday, November 9
Spring 2019 Registration Period
Saturday, November 17 -
Sunday, November 25
Fall Break
Monday, December 3 Second Seven-Week Courses End
Friday, December 7 Last class day and
Incomplete petitions due by 4 p.m.
Saturday, December 8 -
Sunday, December 9
Reading Days
Monday, December 10 Final Examination Day
Tuesday, December 11 Reading Day
Wednesday, December 12 -
Thursday, December 13
Final Examination Days
Friday, December 14 College housing closes by 5 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18 Fall semester grades due by 4 p.m.
Spring 2019
Sunday, January 13 College Housing Opens
Monday, January 14 College Retreat
Tuesday, January 15 Enrollment Confirmation Day
Wednesday, January 16 Classes Begin
First Seven-Week Courses Begin
10-Week Courses Begin
Sunday, January 20 -
Monday, January 21
Admissions Winter Preview Day
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Classes in session)
Tuesday, January 22 Course Registration/Changes Due
Thursday, February 14 -
Sunday, February 17
Early Semester Break
Sunday, March 3 -
Monday, March 4
Admissions Spring Preview Day for
High School Juniors and Sophomores
Wednesday, March 6 First Seven-Week Courses End
Saturday, March 9 -
Sunday, March 17
Spring Break
Monday, March 18 Second Seven-Week Courses Begin
Monday, March 25 -
Friday, April 5
Academic Advising Period
Friday, April 5 Last day to drop an enrolled class
10-Week Courses End
Sunday, April 7 -
Monday, April 8
Admissions Admitted Student Event
Sunday, April 14 -
Monday, April 15
Admissions Admitted Student Event
Monday, April 8 -
Friday, April 12
Fall 2019 Registration Period
Tuesday, April 16 -
Wednesday, April 17
EPIC Expo: A Celebration of Excellence
Wednesday, April 17 Awards Convocation
Monday, April 29 Second Seven-Week Courses End
Friday, May 3 Last class day and
Incomplete petitions due by 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 4 -
Sunday, May 5
Reading Days
Monday, May 6 Final Examination Day
Tuesday, May 7 Reading day
Wednesday, May 8 -
Thursday, May 9
Final examination days
Friday, May 10 College housing closes (except for graduating seniors)
Friday, May 10 Graduating seniors’ grades due by Noon
Saturday, May 11 Commencement 2019
Wednesday, May 15 -
Wednesday, June 5
May Term
Monday, May 20 Spring Semester grades are due by 4 p.m.
Monday, June 10 May Term grades are due by 4 p.m.
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