Fall 2022 Semester (14 Weeks)

August 12, Friday 
End of summer school

August 15, Monday – August 19, Friday 
Registration/schedule adjustment

August 16, Tuesday 
Residence halls open for freshmen

August 16, Tuesday – August 19, Friday 
Week of Welcome for freshmen

August 20, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. 
Residence halls open for upperclassmen

August 22, Monday, 8 a.m.
First day of classes

August 22, Monday – August 26, Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop)

August 26, Friday 
Last day to add a class

August 29, Monday
Withdrawal ("W") period begins

September 3, Saturday – September 5, Monday 
University Computing Services unavailable

September 5, Monday 
Labor Day Holiday – University closed

September 9, Friday 
Application for December graduation due in academic Dean’s office

September 16, Friday 
Last day to withdraw from 1st 8 weeks courses

October 3, Monday, Noon 
Freshmen/Sophomore midterm grades due

October 7, Friday
1st 8 weeks courses end

October 10, Monday
2nd 8 weeks courses begin

October 24, Monday 
Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance registration.
(Required for students who have mandatory advising holds.)

October 28, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a full semester individual course

October 31, Monday 
Recommended date to apply for May 2023 graduation

October 31, Monday – December 2, Friday 
Complete withdrawals only

November 7, Monday – November 18, Friday 
Advance registration for spring semester (open only to currently enrolled students)

November 11, Friday 
Last day to withdraw from 2nd 8 weeks courses

November 11, Friday 
Approved thesis/dissertation must be submitted to the ETD website for Graduate College review

November 19, Saturday, Noon 
Residence halls close

November 21, Monday 
Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted and readmitted students)

November 21, Monday – November 25, Friday 
Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed

November 24, Thursday – November 25, Friday 
Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed

November 27, Sunday, 9:00 a.m. 
Residence halls open

November 28, Monday 
Classes resume

November 28, Monday – December 2, Friday 
Dead week

December 2, Friday 
Last class day
Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester

December 3, Saturday 
Exam day for Saturday classes
Some common finals

December 5, Monday 
Exam day

December 6, Tuesday 
Exam day

December 7, Wednesday 
Study day
Exams resume at 3:00 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes

December 8, Thursday 
Exam day

December 9, Friday 
Exam day

December 10, Saturday, TBD
Winter Commencement, Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Official December graduation date

December 11, Sunday, Noon 
Residence halls close

December 12, Monday, Noon 
Final grades due
ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met for degree completion

December 22, 2022, Thursday – January 2, 2023, Monday
Winter Break – University closed