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2018

August
17 Friday Residence Halls Open for New Students Only
18-21 Saturday-Tuesday Orientation
19 Sunday Residence Halls Open for Returning Students
20 Monday Advising; Registration
21 Tuesday Classes Begin
28 Tuesday Opening Convocation
28 Tuesday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Adding Classes
September
3 Monday Labor Day; No Classes
4 Tuesday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Dropping Classes Without Fee and Without Notation of W on Transcript
28-30 Friday-Sunday Family Weekend
October
8 Monday Mid-Semester Break; No Classes
9-12 Tuesday-Friday Mid-Semester Exam Week
November
14 Wednesday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Withdrawal From Classes
21-23 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Break
26 Monday Classes Resume
December
7 Friday Last Day of Classes
10-13 Monday-Thursday Final Exam Week
13 Thursday, 5 p.m. Winter Break Begins; Residence Halls Close

2019

January
5 Saturday, 2 p.m. Residence Halls Open, Orientation for New Students
7 Monday Class Changes, Registration for New Students, Classes Begin
14 Monday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Adding Classes
18 Friday, 5 p.m. Deadline Dropping Classes Without Fee and Without Notation of W on Transcript
21 Monday, 5 p.m. Martin Luther King Day; No Classes
Feb/March
25-1 Monday-Friday Mid-Semester Exam Week
March
2 Saturday, 9 a.m. Spring Break Begins; Residence Halls Close
16 Saturday, 2 p.m. Residence Halls Open
18 Monday Classes Resume
29-31 Friday-Sunday Founder’s Day Weekend
April
12 Friday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Withdrawal From Classes
17 Wednesday Assessment Day
May
3 Friday Last Day of Classes
6-9 Monday-Thursday Final Exam Week
10 Friday, 10 a.m. Writing Awards Ceremony
10 Friday, 7:30 p.m. Baccalaureate Service
11 Saturday, 10 a.m. Honors and Awards Convocation
11 Saturday, 7 p.m. Capping
12 Sunday, 10 a.m. Commencement (all students are encouraged to attend)
12 Sunday, 5 p.m. Residence Halls Close


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