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Academic Calendar 2018-2019

​AUTUMN SEMESTER​ ​ ​2018
 
August 16
Day and Evening Orientation
August 20
Autumn Classes Begin
August 31
Last day to add classes to Autumn Schedule
September 3
Labor Day - University officially closed
September 5
Last day to drop classes with no penalty (100% refund if applicable, no grade on transcript)
September 6
Grades of "W" assigned for Autumn classes dropped on or after this day
September​ 10
Financial Blocks for Autumn Semester Only
September 24
Audit Application Deadline
October 1
Autumn Degree Conferral Application Deadline
​October 8 ​Rescheduled exam application deadline
October 12 
Last day to withdraw from Autumn classes 
​November 15 ​JD Program change deadline for Spring
November 20 Tuesday classes end
November 21
College of Law classes not held
November 22
Thanksgiving Break - University officially closed
November 23
Thanksgiving Break - University officially closed
November 24
Thanksgiving Break - University officially closed
November 25
Thanksgiving Break - University officially closed
​November 26 ​Autumn exam registration deadline

Monday classes end
November 27
Optional make-up day
November 28
Wednesday classes end
November 29
Thursday classes end
​November 30 ​Friday classes end
December 1
Saturday classes end
December 3
Exam Period Begins
December 14
Autumn degree conferral date
Fall Exam Period Ends
​Spring tuition due
December 21 ​St. Vincent de Paul Day - Holiday Break Begins - University officially closed
​January 4 ​Autumn semester grades due 
SPRING SEMESTER 2019 
​December 14 ​Spring tuition due
January 2
University reopens
January 6
Last day to add J-Term class (by 11:59:59 pm)
​January 7 ​Last day to drop J-Term class (by 11:59:59 pm)
​J-Term classes begin 
​January 12 ​J-Term classes end (grades due with Spring semester grades on 5/31/2019)
​January 14 ​Spring semester classes begin
January 21
Martin Luther King Day - University officially closed
January 28
Last day to add classes to Spring Schedule
January 30
Last day to drop classes with no penalty (100% refund if applicable, no grade on transcript)
January 31
Grades of "W" assigned for Spring classes dropped on or after this day
February 1
Spring degree conferral application deadline
​February 2 ​Financial blocks for Spring semester only
​February 18 Audit application deadline​
​February 22 ​Rescheduled exam application deadline
March 8
Last day to withdraw from Spring classes 
March 23
Spring Break begins
March 29
Spring Break ends
​April 18 ​​Spring exam application deadline
April 19
Good Friday - University officially closed 
​April 20 ​Easter holiday - University officially closed 
​April 21 Easter holiday - University officially closed 
​April 23 ​Tuesday classes end
April 24
Wednesday classes end
April 25
Thursday classes end
April 29
Monday classes end
​April 30 ​Optional class make-up day
​May 1 JD program change deadline for Summer & Autumn 
May 3
Friday classes end 
​May 4 ​Saturday classes end
May 6
Exam period begins
May 17
Exam period ends

Spring degree conferral date
May 18 ​Commencement
​May 24 ​Summer Tuition Due
​May 27 ​Memorial Day - University officially closed
​May 31 ​Spring semester grades due
​ ​ ​SUMMER TERM 2019
​May 24 ​Summer tuition due
​May 27 ​Memorial Day - University officially closed
​June 1 ​Summer degree conferral application deadline
​June 3  ​Summer classes begin
​June 9 ​Last day to add classes to Summer schedule
​June 11 Last day to drop classes with no penalty (100% refund if applicable, no grade on transcript)
​June 12 ​Grades of "W" assigned for Summer classes dropped on or after this day
​June 14 ​Audit application deadline
​June 21 ​Last day to withdraw from Summer classes 
​June 25 ​Financial blocks for Summer term only
​July 4 ​Independence Day – University officially closed
​July 12 ​Summer exam registration deadline
July 15 ​Monday classes end
July 16 ​Tuesday classes end
​July 17 ​Wednesday classes end
​​July 19 Friday classes end
​July 20 ​Saturday classes end
​July 25 Thursday classes end
July 29 ​Exam period begins
August 1 ​Exam period ends
​Summer degree conferral date
​August 15 ​Summer grades due
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