Academic Calendar

2017-2018

2018-2019

Fall Term 2017
Winter 2017 Registration Dates
Holidays
Registration Dates

Spring 2018
Holidays
Registration Dates

Summer 2018
Holidays
Registration Dates

Fall Term 2018
Holidays
Registration Dates

Spring 2019
Holidays
Registration Dates

Summer 2019
Holidays
Registration Dates


Download a PDF of the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2017

AUGUST
16-17 Wednesday-Thursday International Student Orientation
16 Wednesday New Faculty Orientation
17 Thursday Faculty Workshop
18 Friday Freshman Move-in Day
Registration Refinement
18-21 Friday-Monday Freshman Orientation/Core 101 Begins
21 Monday Fall Semester Begins at 5 pm
24 Thursday Opening Convocation
25 Friday Last Day to Enroll - Full Semester
Last Day to Enroll - A Block
Deadline to Apply for December Degree (CCPS & Graduate Students Only)
SEPTEMBER
1 Friday Last Day to Add A Course - Full Semester
4 Monday Labor Day - University Closed
11 Monday Midterm Grades Due 8 am - A Block
21 Thursday Founder's Day Convocation
29 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - A Block
OCTOBER
9 Monday Mid-Term Grades Due 8 a.m.
13 Friday A Block Ends
16 Monday Final Grades Due 8 a.m. - A Block
14-22 Saturday-Sunday Online Course Break (No Online Classes)
19-22 Thursday-Sunday Fall Break - No Classes
23 Monday B Block Begins
27 Friday Deadline to Apply for May Degree (Day School Only)
Last Day to Enroll - B Block
NOVEMBER
13 Monday Mid-Term Grades Due 8 a.m. - B Block
15 Wednesday Advance Registration for Spring & Summer Semesters Begins
17 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - Full Semester Courses
22-26 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
23-24 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday - University Closed
DECEMBER
1 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - B Block
11-15 Monday-Friday Finals Week (Final Exam Schedule)
15 Friday Fall Semester Ends
16 Saturday December Commencement
18 Monday Final Grades Due 8 a.m.
Winter Term Begins 8 a.m.
20 Wednesday

Last Day to Enroll - Winter Term
Last Day to Add a Course - Winter Term

22 Friday Christmas Eve (Observed) - University Closed
25 Monday Christmas - University Closed
29 Friday New Year's Eve (Observed) - University Closed

Winter 2017 Important Registration Dates

Full Semester
Start 12/18/2017
Last Day to Enroll 12/20/2017
Last Day to Add a Course - 5pm 12/20/2017
Last Day to Withdraw - 5pm 1/5/2018
End 1/12/2018
100% Refund - 5pm 12/20/2017

Holidays During Fall 2017 Term

September 4 (Monday): Labor Day
November 23-24 (Thursday-Friday): Thanksgiving Holiday
December 22 (Friday): Christmas Eve (Observed)
December 25 (Monday): Christmas
December 26 (Tuesday)

December 27 (Wednesday)
December 28 (Thursday)
December 29 (Friday): New Year’s Eve (Observed)
On the dates listed above the University will be closed.

Fall 2017 Important Registration Dates

Full Semester A Block B Block
Start 8/21/2017 8/21/2017 10/23/2017
Last Day to Enroll - 5pm 8/25/2017 8/25/2017 10/27/2017
Last Day to Add A Course - 5pm 9/1/2017 8/25/2017 10/27/2017
Last Day to Withdraw - 5pm 11/17/2017 9/29/2017 12/1/2017
End 12/15/2017 10/13/2017 12/15/2017
100% Refund - 5pm 9/1/2017 9/1/2017 10/27/2017

Spring Term 2018

JANUARY
1 Monday New Year's Day - University Closed
5 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - Winter Term
12 Friday

New Student Orientation and Registration
Winter Term Projects End
Winter Term Ends

12-15 Friday-Monday International Student Orientation
15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - University Closed
16 Tuesday Spring Semester Begins
Final Winter Term Grades Due - 8 a.m.
19 Friday Deadline to Apply for May Degree (CCPS & Graduate Students Only)
Last Day to Enroll - Full Semester & A Block
26 Friday Last Day to Add a Course
FEBRUARY
5 Monday Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. - A Block
23 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - A Block
MARCH
5 Monday Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. - Full Semester
9 Friday A Block Ends
10-18 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break - No Classes
12 Monday A Block Final Grades Due 8 a.m.
19 Monday B Block Begins
23 Friday Last Day to Enroll - B Block
30 Friday Good Friday - University Closed
APRIL
9 Monday Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m.
11 Wednesday Deadline to Apply for August or December Degree (Day School Only)
13 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - Full Semester Courses
18 Wednesday Advance Registration for Fall Begins
27 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - B Block Courses
MAY
7-11 Monday-Friday Finals Week (Final Exam Schedule)
11 Friday Spring Semester Ends
May Commencement at 6:30 p.m. (CCPS & Graduate)
12 Saturday Day School Baccalaureate at 9 a.m.
May Commencement 11 a.m. (Day)
14 Monday Final Grades Due 8 a.m.
May Term International Travel and Special Projects Begin
28 Monday Memorial Day - University Closed

Holidays During Spring 2018 Term

January 1 (Monday): New Year’s Day
January 15 (Monday): Martin Luther King Jr. Day
March 30 (Friday): Good Friday
May 28 (Monday): Memorial Day
On the dates listed above the University will be closed.

Spring 2018 Important Registration Dates

Full Semester A Block B Block
Start 1/16/2018 1/16/2018 3/19/2018
Last Day to Enroll - 5pm 1/19/2018 1/19/2018 3/23/2018
Last Day to Add A Course - 5pm 1/26/2018 1/19/2018 3/23/2018
Last Day to Withdraw - 5pm 4/13/2018 2/23/2018 4/27/2018
End 5/11/2018 3/9/2018 5/11/2018
100% Refund - 5pm 1/26/2018 1/26/2018 3/23/2018

Summer Term 2018

JUNE
1 Friday May Term International Travel and Special Projects End
4 Monday Summer Semester Begins - Full Semester & A Block
8 Friday Last Day to Add A Course - Full Semester & A Block
25 Monday Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. - Full Semester
29 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - A Block
30 Saturday Summer School Full Term Break Begins
JULY
4 Wednesday Independence Day - University Closed
6 Friday A Block Ends
8 Sunday Summer School Full Term Break Ends
9 Monday B Block Begins
Final Grades Due - A Block
13 Friday Last Day to Add a Course - B Block
20 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - Full Semester Courses
AUGUST
3 Friday Full Semester Courses End
Last Day to Withdraw - B Block
10 Friday B Block Ends
13 Monday Final Grades Due 8 a.m.

Holidays During Summer 2018 Term

July 4th (Wednesday): Independence Day
On the date listed above the University will be closed

Summer 2018 Important Registration Dates

Full Semester A Block B Block
Start 6/4/2018 6/4/2018 7/9/2018
Last Day to Add A Course - 5pm 6/8/2018 6/8/2018 7/13/2018
Last Day to Withdraw - 5pm 7/20/2018 6/29/2018 8/3/2018
End 8/3/2018 7/6/2018 8/10/2018
100% Refund - 5pm 6/8/2018 6/8/2018 7/13/2018

Download a PDF of the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2018

AUGUST
15-16 Wednesday-Thursday International Student Orientation
15 Wednesday New Faculty Orientation
16 Thursday Faculty Workshop
17 Friday Freshman Move-in Day
17-20 Friday-Monday Freshman Orientation/Core 101 Begins
17 Friday Registration Refinement
20 Monday Fall Semester Begins at 5 p.m.
23 Thursday Opening Convocation
24 Friday Last Day to Enroll
Last Day to Enroll - A Block
Deadline to Apply for December Degree (CCPS & Graduate Students Only)
31 Friday Last Day to Add A Course - Full Semester
SEPTEMBER
3 Monday Labor Day - University Closed
10 Monday Mid-term Grades Due 8 a.m. - A Block
20 Thursday Founder's Day Convocation
28 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - A Block
OCTOBER
8 Monday Mid-term Grades Due 8 a.m. - Full Semester
12 Friday A Block Ends
13-21 Saturday-Sunday Online Course Break (no online classes)
18-21 Thursday-Sunday Fall Break - No Classes
22 Monday B Block Begins
26 Friday Deadline to Apply for May Degree (Day School Only)
Last Day to Enroll - B Block
NOVEMBER
12 Monday Mid-term Grades Due - B Block
14 Wednesday Advance Registration for Spring & Summer Semester
16 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - Full Semester Courses
21-25 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
22-23 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday - University Closed
30 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - B Block
DECEMBER
10-14 Monday-Friday Finals Week (Final Exam Schedule)
14 Friday Fall Semester Ends
15 Saturday December Commencement
17 Monday Final Grades Due 8 a.m.
Winter Term Projects Begin
24 Monday Christmas Eve - University Closed
25 Tuesday Christmas - University Closed
31 Monday New Year's Eve - University Closed

Holidays During Fall 2018 Term

September 3 (Monday): Labor Day
November 22-23 (Thursday-Friday): Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24 (Monday): Christmas Eve
December 25 (Tuesday): Christmas
December 31 (Monday): New Year’s Eve
On the dates listed above the University will be closed.

Fall 2018 Important Registration Dates

Full Semester A Block B Block
Start 8/20/18 8/20/18 10/22/2018
Last Day to Enroll - 5pm 8/24/2018 8/24/2018 10/26/2018
Last Day to Add A Course - 5pm 8/31/2018 8/24/2018 10/26/2018
Last Day to Withdraw - 5pm 11/16/2018 9/28/2018 11/30/2018
End 12/14/2018 10/12/2018 12/14/2018
100% Refund - 5pm 8/31/2018 8/31/2018 10/26/2018

Spring Term 2019

JANUARY
1 Tuesday New Year's Day - University Closed
11 Friday New Student Orientation and Registration
Winter Term Projects End
11-14 Friday-Monday International Student Orientation
14 Monday Spring Semester Begins
18 Friday Deadline to Apply for May Degree (CCPS & Graduate Students Only)
Last Day to Enroll - Full Semester
Last Day to Enroll - A Block
21 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day - University Closed
25 Friday Last Day to Add A Course - Full Semester
FEBRUARY
4 Monday Mid-term Grades Due 8 a.m. - A Block
22 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - A Block
MARCH
4 Monday Mid-term Grades Due 8 a.m. - Full Semester
8 Friday A Block Ends
9-17 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break; No Classes
18 Monday B Block Begins
22 Friday Last Day to Enroll - B Block
APRIL
8 Monday Mid-term Grades Due 8 a.m. - B Block
12 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - Full Semester Courses
17 Wednesday Advance Registration for Fall Begins
Deadline to Apply for August or December Degree (Day School Only)
19 Friday Good Friday - University Closed
26 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - B Block
MAY
6-10 Monday-Friday Finals Week (Final Exam Schedule)
10 Friday Spring Semester Ends
May Commencement at 6:30 p.m. (CCPS and Graduate)
11 Saturday Day School Baccalaureate at 9 a.m.
May Commencement 11 a.m. (Day School)
13 Monday Final Grades Due 8 a.m.
May Term International Travel and Special Projects Begin
27 Monday Memorial Day - University Closed
31 Friday May Term International Travel and Special Projects End

Holidays During Spring 2019 Term

January 1 (Tuesday): New Year’s Day
January 21 (Monday): Martin Luther King Jr. Day
April 19 (Friday): Good Friday
May 27 (Monday): Memorial Day
On the dates listed above the University will be closed.

Spring 2019 Important Registration Dates

Full Semester A Block B Block
Start 1/14/2019 1/14/2019 3/18/2019
Last Day to Enroll - 5pm 1/18/2019 1/18/2019 3/22/2019
Last Day to Add A Course - 5pm 1/25/2019 1/18/2019 3/22/2019
Last Day to Withdraw - 5pm 4/12/2019 2/22/2019 4/26/2019
End 5/10/2019 3/8/2019 5/10/2019
100% Refund - 5pm 1/25/2019 1/25/2019 3/22/2019

Summer Term 2019

JUNE
3 Monday Summer Semester Begins - Full Semester & A Block
7 Friday Last Day to Add A Course - Full Semester & A Block
24 Monday Midterm Grades Due 8 a.m. - Full Semester
28 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - A Block
29 Saturday Summer School Full Term Break Begins
JULY
4 Thursday Independence Day - University Closed
5 Friday A Block Ends
7 Sunday Summer School Full Term Break Ends
8 Monday B Block Begins
Final Grades Due - A Block
12 Friday Last Day to Enroll - B Block
19 Friday Last Day to Withdraw - Full Semester Courses
AUGUST
2 Friday Full Semester Courses End
Last Day to Withdraw - B Block
9 Friday B Block Ends
12 Monday Final Grades Due 8 a.m.

Holidays During Summer 2019 Term

July 4th (Thursday): Independence Day
On the date listed above the University will be closed

Summer 2019 Important Registration Dates

Full Semester A Block B Block
Start 6/3/2019 6/3/2019 7/8/2019
Last Day to Add A Course - 5pm 6/7/2019 6/7/2019 7/12/2019
Last Day to Withdraw - 5pm 7/19/2019 6/28/2019 8/2/2019
End 8/2/2019 7/5/2019 8/9/2019
100% Refund - 5pm 6/7/2019 6/7/2019 7/12/2019

 Last updated 10/2/2017