Fall Semester 2017

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August 11, Friday
End of summer school


August 14, Monday - August 18, Friday
Registration/Schedule Adjustment


August 15, Tuesday
Residence Halls Open for Freshmen


August 15, Tuesday - August 20, Sunday
Week of Welcome for freshmen


August 19, Saturday, 9:00 a.m.
Residence halls open for upperclassmen


August 21, Monday.
First day of classes


August 21, Monday - August 25, Friday
Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop)


August 25, Friday
Last day to add a class


August 28, Monday
"W" Withdrawal period begins


September 2, Saturday - September 4, Monday
University computing services unavailable


September 4, Monday
Labor Day Holiday- University Closed


September 15, Friday
Application for December graduation due in academic dean's office


September 22, Friday
Last Day to Drop 1st 8 Weeks Courses


October 2, Monday
Final draft of thesis/dissertation delivered to committee chair


October 9, Monday, Noon
Freshmen/Sophomore midterm grades due


October 11, Wednesday
1st 8 weeks courses end


October 12, Thursday
2nd 8 weeks courses begin


October 23, Monday
Students should schedule appointments with advisors
to prepare for advance registration.
(Required for students who have mandatory advising holds)


October 27, Friday
Last day to drop a full semester individual course


October 30, Monday
Recommended date to apply for May 2017 graduation


October 30, Monday - December 8, Friday
Complete withdrawals only


November 6, Monday - November 17, Friday
Advance registration for spring semester
(open only to currently enrolled students)


November 14, Tuesday
Last day to drop 2nd 8 weeks courses


November 18, Saturday, Noon
Residence halls close


November 20 - Monday
Advance registration for spring semester (open to admitted and readmitted students)


November 20, Monday - November 25, Saturday
Thanksgiving Break
Classes dismissed


November 23, Thursday - November 24, Friday
Thanksgiving Holiday
University closed


November 26, Sunday, 9:00 a.m.
Residence halls open


November 27, Monday
Classes resume


December 4, Monday - December 8, Friday
"Dead week"


December 8, Friday
Last class day
Last day to completely withdraw from fall semester


December 9, Saturday
Exam day for Saturday classes
Some common finals


December 11, Monday
Exam day


December 12, Tuesday
Exam day


December 13, Wednesday
Study Day
Exams resume at 3:00 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes


December 14, Thursday
Approved Thesis/Dissertation must be submitted to the EDT website
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation form and graduation fee receipt submitted to the Graduate College Office


December 14, Thursday
Exam Day


December 15, Friday
Exam day


December 16, Saturday, TBD
Winter Commencement, Big Sandy Superstore Arena


December 17, Sunday, Noon
Residence halls close


December 18, Monday, Noon
Final Grades due


December 22, 2017, Friday - January 1, 2018, Monday
Winter break, University closed


December 28, Thursday - December 29, Friday
Student Service Offices Open 10:00 a.m. -- 4:00 p.m.
(Admissions, Bursar, Financial Aid, Registrar)