Fall 2025 Semester (15 Weeks)

Residence halls open for freshmen
Registration/schedule adjustment Monday, August 11 – Sunday, August 17
Week of Welcome for freshmen Wednesday, Aug 13 – Friday, Aug 15
Residence halls open for upperclassmen
First day of classes Monday, Aug 18, 2025
Late registration/schedule adjustment Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22
Last day to add a class Friday, August 22
Withdraw (“W”) period begins Monday, August 25
University Computing Services unavailable Saturday, August 30 – Monday, September 1
Labor Day Holiday – University closed Monday, September 1
Applications for December graduation due in academic Dean’s office Friday, September 5
Last day to withdraw from 1st 7 weeks courses Friday, September 26
1st 7 weeks courses end Friday, October 3
Midterm grades due Monday, October 6
2nd 7 weeks courses begin Monday, October 6
October break – classes dismissed Thursday Oct 9 – Friday Oct 10
Students should schedule appointments with advisors Monday, October 20
Countdown to Commencement TBA
Recommended date to apply to Spring graduation, after registering for the semester Monday, November 3 – Friday, November 14
Advance registration for spring semester (open only to currently registered students) Monday, November 3 – Friday, November 14
Approved thesis/dissertation must be submitted to the ETD website for final review Friday, November 14
Last day to withdraw from 2nd 7 weeks courses Friday, November 21
Last day to withdraw from a full semester individual courses Friday, November 21
Residence halls close
Complete withdrawals only Monday, November 24 – Friday, December 5
Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted students) Monday, November 17
Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed Monday, Nov 24 – Friday, Nov 28
Thanksgiving Holidy – University closed Thursday, November 27 – Friday, November 28
Residence halls open
Classes resume Monday, December 1
Pre-Finals Week Monday, December 1 – Friday, December 5
Last class day Friday, December 5
Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester Friday, December 5
Exam day for Saturday classes/common finals Saturday, December 6
Exam day Monday, December 8
Exam day Tuesday, December 9
Study day/Exams resume at 3 pm for Wednesday evening classes Wednesday, December 10
Exam day Thursday, December 11
Exam day Friday, Dec 12, 2025
Winter Commencement, Marshall Health Network Arena/Official December graduation date Saturday, Dec 13, 2025
Residence halls close
Final grades due Monday, December 15, 2025 at noon
Winter Break – University closed Tuesday, Dec 23, 2025-Thursday, Jan 1, 2026
Final graduation lists due to the Office of the Registrar Wednesday, January 7, 2026