2017–18 University Academic Calendar

Current and complete information can be found in the online University Calendar.

Summer Sessions 2017

First four-week Summer Session begins Mon, June 12
First four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, June 26
Summer tuition refund deadline Varies
Independence Day (holiday); no classes Tue, July 4
Second four-week Summer Session begins Mon, July 10
Last day to register for independent study,
internship, individual instruction, and dissertation
Mon, July 10
Second four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, July 24
Final examinations or last class for all day and evening classes
 Fri, Aug 18
Grades due Wed, Aug 30

Note: Graduate programs start/end dates vary by program. See the Time Schedule for specifics about your program.

Autumn Quarter 2017

Housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Thu, Jun 1
Autumn registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Fri, Sep 1
Labor Day (holiday) Mon, Sep 4
New International Student Orientation begins
Tue, Sep 19
New Student Orientation check-in (Arrival time based on first letter of last name: A-G at 1 p.m.; H-P at 1:45 p.m.; Q-Z at 2:30 p.m.)
Wed, Sep 20
New Student Orientation begins
Wed, Sep 20
Returning-Student campus housing check-in (11 a.m.–5 p.m.) Sat, Sep 23
Returning Student campus housing check-in (1–5 p.m.) Sun, Sep 24
Class instruction begins Mon, Sep 25
Waitlist ends Fri, Sep 29
Last day to register or add courses, to register without a late fee, or to apply for Audit or Pass/No Credit Fri, Sep 29
Autumn Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Fri, Sep 29
Last Day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, and Individual Instruction Fri, Oct 6
Autumn Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 6
Autumn Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 13
Autumn Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 27
Last day to withdraw from courses Thu, Nov 9
Veterans Day (holiday); no classes Fri, Nov 10
Winter registration for Admitted Students Currently
in Attendance
Nov 13-16
Winter registration for Graduate Students begins Mon, Nov 20
Thanksgiving (holiday); no classes Nov 23–24
Winter registration for New Admits begins Mon, Nov 27
Last class for day classes Fri, Dec 1
Winter registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon, Dec 4
Student Reading Day Mon, Dec 4
Final examinations or last class for all day and evening classes Dec 5-7
Residence halls close for Christmas Break
(10 a.m.)
Fri, Dec 8
Christmas Break for students Dec 8–Jan 2
Grades due Mon, Dec 18
Campus offices closed
Dec 24–Jan 1

Winter Quarter 2018

Housing deposit refund deadline for continuing students Mon, Nov 27
Housing deposit refund deadline for new students
Fri, Dec 8
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Tue, Jan 2
New International Student Orientation (tentative) Wed, Jan 3 
Class instruction begins
Wed, Jan 3
Waitlist ends Tue, Jan 9
Last day to register or add courses, to register without late fee, or to apply for Audit or Pass/No Credit
Tue, Jan 9
Winter Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline
Tue, Jan 9
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (holiday); evening classes meet
Mon, Jan 15
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships,
and Individual Instruction
Wed, Jan 17
Winter Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline
Wed, Jan 17
Winter Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline
Wed, Jan 24
Winter Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline
Wed, Feb 7
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri, Feb 16
Presidents Day (holiday); evening classes meet
Mon, Feb 19
Spring registration for Admitted Students Currently in Attendance Feb 20-23
Spring registration for Graduate or New Admits begins
Mon, Feb 26
Last class for day classes Mon, Mar 12 
Spring registration for Non-Admitted Students begins
 Mon, Mar 12
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day
Tue, Mar 13
Final examinations or last class for all day and evening classes
Mar 14-16
Residence halls close for Spring Break (10 a.m.)
Sat, Mar 17
Spring Vacation
Mar 17-24
Grades due
Wed, Mar 21

Spring Quarter 2018

Housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Mar 6
Housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Mar 17
New International Student Orientation (tentative) Thu, Mar 22
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Sun, Mar 25
Class instruction begins
Mon, Mar 26
Good Friday half-day holiday (classes end at noon)
Fri, Mar 30
Easter Monday (class instruction begins at 12:30 p.m.)
Mon, Apr 2
Last day to register or add courses, to register without late fee, or to apply for Audit or Pass/No Credit
Mon, Apr 2
Waitlist ends Mon, Apr 2
Spring Quarter 100% tuition refund Deadline Mon, Apr 2
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, and Individual Instruction
Mon, Apr 9
Spring Quarter 75% tuition refund Deadline
Mon, Apr 9
Spring Quarter 50% tuition refund Deadline
Mon, Apr 16
Spring Quarter 25% tuition refund Deadline
Mon, April 30
Summer registration begins Tues, May 1
Last day to withdraw from courses
Fri, May 11
Autumn registration for Admitted Students Currently in Attendance May 14–17
Autumn registration for New Admits begins
Fri, May 18
Autumn registration for Graduate Students begins Mon, May 21
Memorial Day (holiday); evening classes meet Mon, May 28
Last class for day classes Fri, Jun 1
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day Mon, Jun 4
Final examinations or last class for all evening classes Jun 4–7
Final examination for all day classes Jun 5–7
Ivy Cutting Fri, Jun 8
Graduate Commencement Fri, Jun 8
Residence halls close for Summer Break (4 p.m.) Fri, Jun 8
Undergraduate Commencement Sat, Jun 9
Graduating seniors vacate housing Sun, Jun 10
Grades due Mon, Jun 18

Evening classes are those beginning 4 p.m. or later

Monday evening classes meet on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, and Memorial Day to have the required class sessions.

Registration late fees

You will be charged a late fee if registration occurs after the fifth day of the quarter. You must process a registration petition with supporting statements from each instructor to be considered for later registration.

Withdrawing from campus housing

If you withdraw from campus housing after the beginning of the contract period, you will forfeit your room deposit and will receive a refund of room and meal plan charges based on the date you sign the checkout form, according to the following schedule:

  • First week of quarter: 90%
  • Second week of quarter: 75%
  • Third week of quarter: 50%
  • Fourth/fifth week of quarter: 25%
  • Sixth week of quarter and following: 0%