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Academic Deadlines for Students

Academic Calendar Key Dates

Fall 2022

  • August 22: Graduate and transfer student orientation
  • August 23: First year student advising
  • August 24: Classes begin; drop/add begins
  • August 30: Last day to add A-quad classes
  • September 5: Labor Day-no classes
  • September 6: Last day to add full-semester classes
  • September 6: Last day to drop full-semester or A-quad classes without a W
  • September 27: Last day to drop A-quad course with a W or elect pass/fail
  • October 14: Last day of A-quad
  • October 14: Incomplete Grade Request Forms due for A-quad courses
  • October 20: B-quad courses begin
  • October 24: Faculty Advising for Spring 2023 semester begins
  • October 26: Last day to add B-quad course
  • November 2: Last day to drop B-quad course without a W
  • November 7-18: Advance registration for Spring 2023
  • November 22: Last day to drop with a W or elect pass/fail for full-semester or B-quad courses
  • November 23-27: Thanksgiving break
  • November 28: Registration opens for incoming spring students
  • December 9: Last day of Fall classes
  • December 12: Reading Day
  • December 13-15: Final exams (Monday-late afternoon/evening courses only)
  • December 15: Incomplete Grade Request Forms due for Full-term and B-quad courses
  • December 16: Christmas break begins

Spring 2023

  • November 28: Registration opens for incoming spring students
  • January 8: Orientation starts for first-year students
  • January 9: Classes begin; drop/add begins
  • January 13: Last day to add A-quad classes
  • January 16: Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
  • January 20: Last day to add full-semester classes
  • January 20: Last day to drop full-semester or A-quad classes without a W
  • February 17: Last day to drop A-quad classes with a W or elect as Pass/Fail
  • February 20: President's Day - No classes
  • March 3: Last day of A-quad
  • March 3: Incomplete Grade Request Forms due for A-quad courses
  • March 4-12: Spring Break
  • March 13: B-quad begins
  • March 13: Faculty Advising for Summer/Fall 2023 semester begins
  • March 17: Last day to add B-quad classes
  • March 20 – April 7: Advance registration for Summer 2023
  • March 24: Last day to drop B-quad classes without a W
  • March 27 – April 7: Advance registration for Fall 2023
  • April 7: Good Friday - No classes
  • April 14: Last day to drop full-semester or B-quad classes with a W or elect as Pass/Fail
  • April 28: Last day of Spring classes
  • May 1: Reading Day
  • May 1-4: Final exams (Monday-late afternoon/evening courses only)
  • May 4: Incomplete Grade Request Forms due
  • May 5: Commencement rehearsals
  • May 6: Graduate School Commencement
  • May 7: Undergraduate School Commencement

Definitions:

(Fall and Spring semesters follow these guidelines; Summer varies.)

Quad Course:  Half-semester course worth 2 credit hrs.

A quad:  8-week course running first half of a semester.

B quad:  8-week course running second half of a semester.

Full Semester:  Course running full 16 weeks.