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Academic Calendar, 2018-2019

  • Some programs may have class or holidays at times other than those listed here. Please consult your program director for the calendar appropriate to your program.
  • All blocks end at 3:15 pm, except for August (Block 8) and February (Block 2) which end at 12:00 pm.

2018 Fall Arrival and Registration
Arrival Days for New International StudentsSunday, August 12 and Monday, August 13
Arrival Day for New and Readmitted U.S. StudentsMonday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 14
FALL REGISTRATION — All new and readmitted studentsWednesday, August 15
Orientation for New and Readmitted StudentsThursday, August 16 - Sunday, August 19
Arrival Day for Continuing StudentsFriday, August 17 or Saturday, August 18
FALL REGISTRATION — All continuing studentsFriday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New Undergraduate StudentsMonday, August 20 - Thursday, September 27
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New Graduate StudentsMonday, August 20 - to end date that varies by program

Fall Courses & Important DatesBeginsEnds
August (Block 8)Monday, Aug. 20Friday, Aug. 31 i
Block ends at 12:00 pm
September (Block 9)Monday, Sep. 3Thursday, Sep. 27
October (Block 10)Monday, Oct. 1Thursday, Oct. 25
November (Block 11)Monday, Oct. 29Tuesday, Nov. 20
Last Day to Apply for Fall GraduationThursday, Nov. 1
Thanksgiving HolidayWednesday, Nov. 21Sunday, Nov. 25
December (Block 12)Monday, Nov. 26Thursday, Dec. 20
Fall 2018 Graduation Date i
No ceremony
Thursday, Dec. 20
Winter HolidayFriday, Dec. 21Friday, Jan. 11 i
Residence halls closed

Winter SessionBeginsEnds
January (Block 1)Monday, Jan. 14Thursday, Feb. 7
• Free for full-time fall semester students
• Registration is Friday, Jan. 11 or Saturday, Jan. 12

2019 Spring Arrival and Registration
Arrival Days for New International StudentsSunday & Monday, Feb. 3-4
Arrival Day for New U.S. StudentsMonday & Tuesday, Feb. 4-5
SPRING REGISTRATION — All new and readmitted studentsWednesday, Feb. 6
New Student OrientationThursday - Sunday, Feb. 7-10
Arrival Day for Continuing StudentsFriday, Feb. 8
SPRING REGISTRATION — All continuing studentsSaturday, Feb. 9
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New undergraduatesMonday, Feb. 11 to Thursday, Mar. 21
INTRODUCTORY COURSES — New graduate studentsMonday, Feb. 11 to end date that varies by program

Spring Courses & Important DatesBeginsEnds
February (Block 2)Monday, Feb. 11Friday, Feb. 22 i
Block ends at 12:00 pm
March (Block 3)Monday, Feb. 25Thursday, Mar. 21
Spring BreakFriday, Mar. 22Sunday, Mar. 31
Last day to apply for Spring graduationMonday, Apr. 15
April (Block 4)Monday, Apr. 1Thursday, Apr. 25
May (Block 5)Monday, Apr. 29Thursday, May 23
June (Block 6)Monday, May 27Thursday, Jun. 20
CommencementSaturday, Jun. 22, 1:00 pm
Residence Halls Closed for Summer HolidaySaturday, Jun. 22, 5:00 pmGraduating students may
remain in residence halls
until Monday, Jun. 24, 2:00 pm

Summer SessionBeginsEnds
July (Block 7)Monday, Jun. 24Thursday, Aug. 15


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