Fall 2018 Calendar
Updated April 5, 2018
- Priority Dates / Time Tickets
- Important Dates
- Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates
- Final Exam Schedule
- Payment Due Dates and Policies
FALL 2018 – Drop / Withdrawal Deadline Changes
Please visit our FAQ’s page to view the new policy effective Fall 2018.
Priority Dates and Time Tickets
Registration times are assigned to each class code in order of completed hours from most to least. Go to Patriot Web to verify your registration time and to make sure you have a record free of holds that prevent registration.
*All newly-admitted freshmen and transfer students must attend orientation and will register on that day.
|Priority Dates||Class Code|
|April 3||Graduate Students|
|April 5||Seniors Only (90+ hours earned)|
|April 9||Juniors (60-89 hours earned)|
|April 11||Sophomores (30-59 hours earned)|
|April 13||Freshmen (0-29 hours earned)|
|April 18||Nondegree Graduate|
|July 27||Nondegree Undergraduate|
Dates listed on this page are for full semester courses only. For add/drop deadlines for courses that meet less than a full semester, see Non-standard Sections Dates.
For graduation deadlines, please go to the Graduation Timelines page.
|Consortium Registration Deadline||September 4|
|First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification Application; Payment Due Date||August 27|
|Labor Day, university closed||September 3|
|Last day to add classes—all individualized section forms due||September 4|
|Last Day to Drop (with 100% tuition refund)||September 10|
|Drop period begins with no tuition refund||September 11|
|Final Drop Deadline (with no tuition refund)||September 17|
|Student Self-Withdrawal||September 18- September 30|
|Midterm progress reporting period (100-200 level classes)—grades available via Patriot Web||September 24 –
|Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only) (100% tuition liability)||October 1 –
(Monday classes/labs meet Tuesday. Tuesday classes do not meet this week)
|Incomplete work from spring/summer 2018 due to instructor||October 26|
|Incomplete grade changes from spring/summer 2018 due to Registrar||November 2|
|Thanksgiving recess||November 21 – 25|
|Dissertation/Thesis Deadline||December 7|
|Last day of classes||December 8|
For classes cancelled on Thursday, November 15, 2018 due to the closure of campus because of inclement weather.
Reading days provide students with additional study time for final examinations. Faculty may schedule optional study sessions, but regular classes or exams may not be held.
||Wed December 12 –
Wed December 19
|Winter Graduation Ceremony||Thu December 20|
|Degree Conferral Date||Sat December 22|
Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates
There are standard Part-of-Term codes designated for courses that meet for the full semester (1),the first half of the semester (1F), or the last half of the semester (1L). Some courses meet for less than the full semester and have modified add, drop, and tuition liability dates. The part-of term code for non-standard courses will be listed in the section notes on Patriot Web. Please refer to the chart below for specific add/drop deadline dates.
Please note: Courses may be assigned to a Part-of-Term code that doesn’t necessarily match the exact start and end date for the section. Students should consult Patriot Web for the exact start and end dates for these non-standard courses.
|Dates||Last Day to Add||Last Day to Drop (with 100% tuition refund)
Deadline (with no tuition refund)
|Self-Withdrawal Period (100% liability)||Selective Withdrawal Period*
|1 (Full Semester)||8/27-12/19||9/4||9/10||9/17||9/18-9/30||10/1-10/28|
|1F (First Half of Semester)||8/27-10/14||9/4||9/7||N/A||9/8-9/10||9/11-9/18|
|1M (Middle of Semester)||9/10-10/28||9/17||9/20||N/A||9/21-9/23||9/24-10/01|
|1L (Last Half of Semester)||10/15-12/19||10/22||10/25||N/A||10/26-10/28||10/29-11/05|
|1N (Non-Standard Dates)||8/27-12/19||9/4||9/10||9/17||9/18-9/30||10/1-10/28|
|1I (Independent Study)||8/27-12/19||9/4||9/10||9/17||9/18-9/30||10/1-10/28|
|S1 (8-Week Session 1)||8/27-10/21||9/4||9/4||N/A||9/5-9/23||N/A*|
|S2 (8-Week Session 2)||10/22-12/16||10/29||10/29||N/A||10/30-11/ 18||N/A*|
*The Selective Withdrawal Period applies to undergraduate degree-seeking students only. See the University Catalog for further details.
Payment Due Dates and Policies
Student Accounts is responsible for all payment policies. Refer to the Student Accounts website for more information and important deadlines.