Fall 2027 Semester (15 Weeks)

Residence halls open for freshmen
Registration/schedule adjustment Monday, August 9 – Sunday, August 15
Week of Welcome for freshmen Wednesday, Aug 11 – Friday, Aug 13
Residence halls open for upperclassmen
First day of classes Monday, Aug 16, 2027
Late registration/schedule adjustment Monday, August 16 – Friday, August 20
Last day to add a class Friday, August 20
Withdraw (“W”) period begins Monday August 23
University Computing Services unavailable Saturday, September 4 – Monday, September 6
Labor Day Holiday – University closed Monday, September 6
Applications for December graduation due in academic Dean’s office Friday, September 10
Last day to withdraw from 1st 7 weeks courses Friday, October 1
October break – classes dismissed Thursday Oct 7 – Friday Oct 8
1st 7 weeks courses end Friday, October 8
Midterm grades due Monday, October 11
2nd 7 weeks courses begin Monday, October 11
Students should schedule appointments with advisors Monday, October 18
Countdown to Commencement TBD
Recommended date to apply to Spring graduation, after registering for the semester Monday, November 1
Advance registration for spring semester (open only to currently registered students) Monday, November 1 – Friday, November 12
Approved thesis/dissertation must be submitted to the ETD website for final review Friday, November 5
Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted students) Monday, November 15
Last day to withdraw from 2nd 7 weeks courses Friday, November 19
Last day to withdraw from a full semester individual courses Friday, November 19
Residence halls close
Complete withdrawals only Monday, November 22 – Friday, December 3
Thanksgiving Break – classes dismissed Monday, Nov 22 – Friday, Nov 26
Thanksgiving Holidy – University closed Thursday, November 25 – Friday, November 26
Residence halls open
Classes resume Monday, November 29
Pre-Finals Week Monday, November 29 – Friday, December 3
Last class day Friday, December 3
Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester Friday, December 3
Exam day for Saturday classes/common finals Saturday, December 4
Exam day Monday, December 6
Exam day Tuesday, December 7
Study day/Exams resume at 3 pm for Wednesday evening classes Wednesday, December 8
Exam day Thursday, December 9
Exam day Friday, December 10
Winter Commencement, Marshall Health Network Arena/Official December graduation date Saturday, Dec 11, 2027
Residence halls close
Final grades due Monday, Dec 13, 2027 at noon
Winter Break – University closed Wednesday, Dec 22 – Friday, Dec 31
Final graduation lists due to the Office of the Registrar Wednesday, January 5, 2028