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Academic Calendar for Fall 2018


Activity or Event

August 29 (Wednesday) and 30 (Thursday)

Last Days for Registration Activities

August 30 (Thursday)

Faculty and Staff Convocation

August 31 (Friday)

Classes begin

September 3 (Monday)

No Classes Labor Day

September 6 (Thursday)

*Last day for schedule changes

September 8   (Saturday)

Regular Saturday classes begin

September 15 (Saturday)

Accelerated Saturday classes   begin

October 8 (Monday)

Columbus Day – Classes in Session

October 9 (Tuesday)

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

October 11 (Thursday)

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

November 1 (Thursday)

Last day to withdraw

November 4 (Sunday)

Fall Open House (12-3 p.m.)

November 6 (Tuesday)

Election Day – Classes in Session

November 12 (Monday)

Veterans’ Day Observed – Classes in Session

November 13

AM Governance Meeting (9:30am)No Classes beginning before 12 noon

November 21-24 (Wednesday-Saturday)

No Classes (Thanksgiving Break)

December 1 (Saturday )

Accelerated Saturday classes end (Final Exam)

December 13 (Thursday)

Last day of classes

December 14 (Friday)

**Study Day/Make-Up Day

December 15 (Saturday)

Last Day for Regular Saturday Classes

December 17--21 (Monday--Friday)

Final Exam/Evaluation Period


December 21 (Friday)

Semester Ends

January 16, 2019 (Wednesday)

January 17, 2019 (Thursday) snow date

Winter Commencement

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 14th may be utilized as a campus study day/make-up day, at the discretion of the campus administration. 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.