2018–19 University Academic Calendar

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

Summer Sessions 2018

First four-week Summer Session begins Mon, June 11
First four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, June 25
Summer tuition refund deadline Varies
Independence Day (holiday); no classes Wed, July 4
Second four-week Summer Session begins Mon, July 9
Last day to register for independent study,
internship, individual instruction, and dissertation
Mon, July 9
Second four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, July 23
Final examinations or last class for all day and evening classes
Fri, Aug 17
Grades due Thu, Aug 30

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

Autumn Quarter 2018

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
Housing deposit refund deadline for New Students
 Fri, Jun 1
Labor Day (holiday) Mon, Sep 3
Autumn registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Tue,
Sep 4
New International Student housing check-in Mon, Sep 17 
New International Student Orientation begins
Tue, Sep 18
New Student Orientation check-in (arrive by last name: A-G at 1:00 p.m.; H-P at 1:45 p.m.; Q-Z at 2:30 p.m.)
Wed, Sep 19
New Student Orientation begins
Wed, Sep 19
Returning-Student campus housing check-in (11 a.m.–5 p.m.) Sat, Sep 22
Returning Student campus housing check-in (1–5 p.m.) Sun, Sep 23
Class instruction begins Mon, Sep 24
Waitlist ends Fri, Sep 28
Last day to register or add courses, to register without a late fee, or to apply for Audit Fri, Sep 28
Autumn Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Fri, Sep 28
Last Day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Pass/No Credit, and Dissertation Fri, Oct 5
Autumn Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 5
Autumn Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 12
Autumn Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 26
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri, Nov 9
Veterans Day (holiday); no classes Mon, Nov 12
Winter registration for Admitted Students Currently
in Attendance
Tue-Fri, Nov 13-16
Winter registration for Graduate Students begins Mon, Nov 19
Thanksgiving (holiday); no classes Nov 22–23
Winter registration for New Admits begins Mon, Nov 26
Housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Nov 26
Last class for day classes Fri, Nov 30
Winter registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon, Dec 3
Student Reading Day Mon, Dec 3
Final examinations or last class for all day and evening classes Tue-Thu, Dec 4-6
Residence halls close for Christmas Break
(10 a.m.)
Fri, Dec 7
Christmas Break for Students Dec 7–Jan 2
Grades due Mon, Dec 17
Campus offices closed
Dec 24–Jan 1

Winter Quarter 2019


Winter registration for Admitted Students Currently
in Attendance
Tue-Fri, Nov 13-16
Winter registration for Graduate Students begins Mon, Nov 19
Winter registration for New Admits begins Mon, Nov 26
Housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Dec 7
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Wed, Jan 2
New International Student Orientation   Wed, Jan 2 
Class instruction begins
Thu, Jan 3
Waitlist ends Wed, Jan 9
Last day to register or add courses, to register without late fee, or to apply for Audit
Wed, Jan 9
Winter Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Wed, Jan 9
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (holiday); evening classes meet
Mon, Jan 21
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Dissertation, and Pass/No Credit Wed, Jan 16
Winter Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline
Wed, Jan 16
Winter Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline
Thu, Jan 24
Winter Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline
Thu, Feb 7
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri, Feb 15
Presidents Day (holiday); evening classes meet
Mon, Feb 18
Spring registration for Admitted Students Currently in Attendance Tue-Fri,
Feb 19-22
Spring registration for Graduate or New Admits begins
Mon, Feb 25
Housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, March 4
Spring registration for Non-Admitted Students begins
 Mon, Mar 11
Last day for all day classes
Tue, Mar 12
Final examinations or last class for all day and evening classes
Wed-Fri, Mar 13-15
Residence halls close for Spring Break (10 a.m.)
Sat, Mar 16
Housing deposit refund deadline for New Students  Sat, Mar 16
Spring Vacation
Mar 16-24
Grades due
Wed, Mar 20

Spring Quarter 2019

Spring registration for Admitted Students Currently in Attendance Tue-Fri,
Feb 19-22
Spring registration for Graduate or New Admits begins
Mon, Feb 25
Spring registration for Non-Admitted Students begins
Housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Mon, Mar 4
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Sun, Mar 24
Class instruction begins
Mon, Mar 25
Waitlist ends
Fri, Mar 29
Last day to register or add courses, to register without late fee, or to apply for Audit
Fri, Mar 29
Spring Quarter 100% tuition refund Deadline Fri, Mar 29
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Dissertation, and Pass/No Credit Fri, Apr 5
Spring Quarter 75% tuition refund Deadline
Fri, Apr 5
Spring Quarter 50% tuition refund Deadline
Fri, Apr 12
Good Friday half-day holiday (class instruction ends at noon) Fri, Apr 19
Easter Monday half-day holiday (class instruction begins at 12:30 p.m.)
Mon, Apr 22
Spring Quarter 25% tuition refund Deadline
Mon, April 29
Summer registration begins Wed, May 1
Last day to withdraw from courses
Fri, May 10
Autumn registration for Admitted Students Currently in Attendance Mon-Thu,
May 13-16
Autumn registration for New Admits begins
Sat, May 18
Autumn registration for Graduate Students begins Mon, May 20
Memorial Day (holiday); evening classes meet Mon, May 27
Last class for day classes Fri, May 31
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day Mon, Jun 3
Final examinations or last class for all evening classes Mon-Thu, Jun 3–6
Final examination for all day classes Tue-Thu, Jun 4–6
Ivy Cutting Fri, Jun 7
Graduate Commencement Fri, Jun 7
Residence halls close for Summer Break (4:00 p.m.) Fri, Jun 7
Undergraduate Commencement Sat, Jun 8
Graduating seniors vacate housing (1:00 p.m.) Sun, Jun 9
Grades due Mon, Jun 17

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%