Spring 2024 Semester (14 Weeks)

January 3, Wednesday 
University reopens

January 3, Wednesday – January 5, Friday 
Registration/schedule adjustments

January 5, Friday, 9 a.m. 
Residence halls open

January 8, Monday, 8 a.m. 
First day of classes

January 8, Monday – January 12, Friday 
Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop)

January 12, Friday 
Last day to add a class

January 15, Monday 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – University closed

January 16, Tuesday 
Withdrawal (“W”) period begins

January 26, Friday 
Applications for May graduation due in academic Dean’s office

February 9, Friday 
Last day to withdraw from 1st 8 weeks courses

February 19, Monday, Noon 
Freshmen/sophomore midterm grades due

February 23, Friday
1st 8 weeks courses end

February 26, Monday 
2nd 8 weeks courses begin

February 26, Monday 
Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance
registration for summer and fall. (Required for students with mandatory advising holds.)

March 11, Monday – March 15, Friday 
Advance registration for summer sessions (open only to currently enrolled students)

March 15, Friday 
Last day to withdraw from a full semester individual course

March 16, Saturday, Noon 
Residence halls close

March 18, Monday 
Advance registration for summer sessions begin (open to admitted/readmitted students)

March 18, Monday – March 22, Friday 
Spring Break – classes dismissed

March 18, Monday 
Recommended date to apply for December 2024 graduation

March 18, Friday – April 19, Friday 
Complete withdrawals only

March 25, Monday 
Classes resume

March 29, Friday
Approved thesis/dissertation must be submitted to the ETD website for Graduate College review

April 1, Monday – April 12, Friday 
Advance registration for fall semester (open only to currently enrolled students)

April 5, Friday 
Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8 weeks courses

April 15, Monday 
Advance registration for fall semester begins (open to admitted/readmitted students except first-time fall undergraduates)

April 15, Monday – April 19, Friday 
Dead Week

April 19, Friday 
Last class day
Last day to completely withdraw from spring semester

April 20, Saturday 
Exam day for Saturday classes
Some common finals

April 22, Monday 
Exam Day

April 23, Tuesday 
Exam Day

April 24, Wednesday 
Study day
Exams resume at 3 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes

April 25, Thursday 
Exam Day

April 26, Friday 
Exam Day

April 27, Saturday, TBD at Big Sandy Superstore Arena 
Commencement
Official May graduation date

April 28, Sunday, Noon 
Residence halls close

April 29, Monday, Noon 
Final grades due
ETD must be approved by the Graduate College and all other requirements must be met for degree completion

May 25, Saturday – May 27, Monday 
University computer services unavailable

May 27, Monday 
Memorial Day Holiday – University closed

July 4, Thursday
Independence Day Holiday – University closed