Academic Calendar: Highlights 2017–18

August 30, 2017 First Day of Fall 2017 Classes
September 4, 2017 Labor Day (No Classes)
November 22–26, 2017 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
December 18, 2017 Fall 2017 Classes End
January 2, 2018 Winter Interim 2018 Classes Begin
January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
January 23, 2018 Winter Interim 2018 Classes End
January 25, 2018 Spring 2018 Classes Begin
March 15–18, 2018 Spring Break (No Classes)
May 13, 2018 Spring 2018 Classes End
May 14, 2018 Graduation


Academic calendar dates are subject to change.
Please visit the online academic calendar for confirmation.

Important Dates & Deadlines

March 1–ongoing Housing Offers Mailed to Admitted Students
March 1–ongoing Financial Aid Awards Sent
April 1
(or date posted on your admissions letter)
$500 Tuition Deposit Due
April 11–ongoing Registration Begins
July 1 Proof of Immunization Due to Health Services
July 7 International Summer Orientation for Graduate Boot Camp Students
early July Tuition and Fee Information Available through Self-Service
late July Tuition and Fee Bills Mailed
August 15 Tuition and Fee Payments or Payment Arrangements Due
August 15 Final Transcript Due to Admissions
August 23 International Graduate Student Orientation
August 29–30 All Graduate Student Orientation