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Academic Calendar for Fall 2017


Activity or Event

August 23 (Wednesday) and 24 (Thursday)

Last Days for Registration Activities

August 24 (Thursday)

Faculty and Staff Convocation (9:30 a.m.)

August 28 (Monday)

Classes begin

September 1 (Friday)

*Last day for schedule changes

September 2- 4 (Saturday-Monday)

No Classes Labor Day

September 9   (Saturday)

Regular Saturday classes begin

September 16 (Saturday)

Accelerated Saturday classes   begin

September 26 (Tuesday)

PM Governance Meeting (1 p.m.) - No classes beginning after 12 noon

October 9 (Monday)

Columbus Day – Classes in Session

October 12 (Thursday)

Last day to submit a grade OR grade extension for incompletes (for Spring semester or Summer)

October 26 (Thursday)

 Last day to withdraw

October 31 (Tuesday)

AM Governance Meeting (9:30 a.m.) - No classes beginning before 12 noon

November 5 (Sunday)

Open House (12-3 p.m.)

November 7 (Tuesday)

Election Day – Classes in Session

November 11 (Saturday)

Veterans’ Day – Classes in Session

November 22-25 (Wednesday-Saturday)

No Classes (Thanksgiving Break)

December 2 (Saturday )

Accelerated Saturday classes end (Final Exam)

December 8 (Friday )

Last day of classes

December 9 (Saturday)

Last Day for Regular Saturday Classes

December 11 (Monday)

**Study Day/ Make-Up Day

December 12 (Tuesday)

**Study Day/ Make-Up Day

December 13 – 19 (Wednesday –   Tuesday)

Final Exam/Evaluation Period


January 23 (Tuesday)
January 24 (Wednesday) snow date

Winter Commencement

 December 19 (Tuesday)

Semester Ends

Accelerated Saturday classes meet 11 times and meet for 68 minutes for each hour of instruction.

Saturday classes meet 14 times during the semester and meet for 54 minutes for each hour of instruction.

Special arrangements must be made between a student and instructor for religious observances. Special arrangements must be made between a faculty or staff member and his/her department chair or supervisor for religious observances.

*For the Financial Refund schedule, refer to the Student Accounts Web page.

**December 11th and 12th are designated as campus study days. Any study day may be utilized as a campus make-up day at the discretion of the campus administration. An individual make-up day may be utilized at the discretion of an individual instructor.