2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 Semesters Spring 2019
Aug 23 Orientation for Graduate Students
Aug 25 University Housing Opens for New Students
Aug 25-26 Fall Welcome Weekend for New Undergraduate Students
Aug 26 Housing Opens for Returning Students Jan 27
Aug 27 Classes Begin Jan 28
Aug 31  Convocation
Aug 31 Last Day to Add Courses Feb 1
Sep 3 Labor Day Holiday, No Classes
Sep 5 Last Day 100% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 6
Sep 6 Holy Spirit Liturgy
Sep 7 Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (Undergrad only) Feb 8
Sep 12 Last Day 75% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 13
Sep 19 Last Day 50% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 20
Sep 26 Last Day 25% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 27
Sep 26 Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade Feb 27
Sep 28 Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams

Mar 1

Oct 5 Last Day of Class before Break Mar 8
Oct 6 University Housing Closes Mar 8
Oct 6 Fall/Spring Break Begins Mar 9
Oct 9 University Housing Re-opens Mar 17
Oct 10 Classes Resume after Fall/Spring Break Mar 18
Oct 12 Semester Midpoint Mar 8
Oct 12 Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Option (Undergraduate) Mar 8
Oct 12 Incomplete Grades from Prior Terms Due Mar 8
Oct 17 Mid-Semester Grades Due by Noon Mar 18
Oct 20 Graduate Comprehensive Exams Mar 23
Nov 9 Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade Apr 12
Nov 20 Last Day of Class before Thanksgiving/Easter Apr 17
Nov 21 Thanksgiving/Easter Break Begins Apr 18
Nov 21 University Housing Closes Apr 18
Nov 22 Thanksgiving/Easter Sunday Apr 21
Nov 25 University Housing Re-opens Apr 22
Nov 26 Classes Resume after Thanksgiving/Easter Apr 23
Dec 4 - 10 Last Week of Classes (Fall: Tues-Mon; Spring: Mon-Fri, NO EXAMS) May 6-10
Dec 10 Last Day of Class (Fall: Monday; Spring: Friday) May 10
Dec 11 Final Exams Begin (Fall: Tuesday; Spring: Monday) May 13
Dec 15 Final Exams and Semester End (Fall: Saturday; Spring: Friday) May 17
Dec 15 University Housing Closes May 18
Dec 18 Final Grades Due by 3:00 p.m. May 20
Class Night May 24
Graduate Commencement (Master's and Doctorate) May 25
Baccalaureate Mass May 25
Undergraduate Commencement (Baccalaureate and Associate) May 26
Memorial Day* May 27
University Housing Closes at 10:00 a.m. May 27

 

Important Notes:

In Fall Semester 2018, final exams for Monday classes with a start time of 4:30 p.m. or later will be held
on Friday, December 14 in the evening time slot, designated on the final exam schedule when issued.