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Academic

2016-2017 Academic Calendar
Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester,
Summer Term

Final Exam

Fall Finals, Winter Finals, Spring Finals,
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Semester At-A-Glance

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Registration Guide

Fall, Winter and Spring, Summer

Schedule of Classes

Academic Year Calendars
2014-2015 Academic Year
2015-2016 Academic Year
2016-2017 Academic Year
2017-2018 Academic Year


2017 Fall Semester

see 1st bi-term   see 2nd bi-term
 Priority registration begins through TopNet  
April 10 Graduate Students, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students
(90 or more hours earned)  
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z April 10
  A - F April 11
  G - N April 12
April 17 Juniors (60-89 Hours Earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z April 17
  A - F April 18
  G - N April 19
April 20
Sophomores (30-59 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z  April 20
  A - F  April 21
   G - N  April 24
April 25 Returning Freshmen (0-29 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z  April 25
  A - F  April 26
  G - N  April 27
     
April 10 - April 27   Priority registration through TopNet.
April 24   Deadline to apply for 2017 August graduation.
August 17   Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m.
August 18   Residual funds disbursement for credit balances for students with scholarships only will be made through the student's refund preference selected with BankMobile Disbursements at http://www.refundselection.com. Please note that enrollment changes, outstanding holds or additional charges on your account could result in a delay in the release of your residual funds.
August 21   Day and evening classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.
August 23   First bi-term classes: last day to add a class. Last day to drop a class without a grade. Last day to change class from audit to credit. Last day to receive 100% refund for a  class.
August 24
  First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
August 27
  First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
August 28
  Last day to register for a full-time course load (12 or more hours for undergraduates and 9 or more for graduates).
August 28
  Full semester classes: last day to add a class. Last day to drop a class without a grade. Last day to change a class from audit to credit. Last day to receive 100% refund for a class. (Refer to Tuition and Fee Refund Policy).
August 29
  First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
August 29
  Full semester classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
September 4
  Classes dismissed for Labor Day.
September 4
  Full semester classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
September 8
  Residual funds disbursement for credit balances resulting from federal and state grants and loans will be made to students through the student's refund preference selected with BankMobile Disbursements at http://www.refundselection.com. Please note that enrollment changes, outstanding holds or additional charges on your account could result in a delay in the release of your residual funds.
September 11   Full semester classes: last day to receive any refund for the 2017 fall semester.
September 13   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
September 18   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered August 1-31 (Refer to Fee Payment Schedule on Page 14).
September 19
  Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2017 fall semester.
September 21   First bi-term classes: 60% point.
September 21   Last day to apply for 2017 December graduation.
October 5-6
  Fall Break.
October 9   Classes resume.
October 9
  Priority registration for 2018 winter term begins.
October 10, 11
  First bi-term classes: Final examinations.
October 11   Full semester classes: Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
October 12   Second bi-term classes begin.
October 16   First bi-term final grades due by noon.
October 16   Second bi-term classes: last day to register for a class.  Last day to drop a class without a grade.  Last day to change a class from audit to credit.  Last day to receive 100% refund for a class.
October 17   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered September 1-Ocober 1 (Refer to Fee Payment Schedule on page 14).
October 17   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
October 18   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
October 20   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
October 22   Full semester classes: 60% point of the fall semester.
October 30
  Priority registration for 2018 spring semester begins.
November 3
  Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
November 10   Last day students may remove an incomplete from the 2017 spring or summer term.
November 12   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
November 22   Thanksgiving break begins.
November 27
  Classes resume.
December 1
  Roster freeze date (No late adds or withdrawals for extenuating circumstances will be processed after this date.)
December 4-8
  Final examinations.
December 9
  2017 Fall Commencement
   

9:30 a.m.
Business
Health and Human Services 
University College

2:00 p.m.
Arts & Letters
Education and Behavioral Sciences
Science and Engineering

December 12   Final grades due by noon.
     FIRST BI-TERM
August 23   First bi-term classes: last day to add a class, last day to drop a class without a grade, last day to change class from audit to credit, last day to receive 100% refund for a  class.
August 24
  First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
August 27
  First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
August 29
  First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
September 13   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
September 21    First bi-term classes:  60% point.
October 10, 11
   First bi-term: Final examinations
October 16    First bi-term final grades due by noon.
    SECOND BI-TERM
October 12   Second bi-term classes begin.
October 16   Second bi-term classes: last day to register for a class.  Last day to drop a class without a grade.  Last day to change a class from audit to credit.  Last day to receive 100% refund for a class.
October 17   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
October 18   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
October 20    Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
November 3
  Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
November 12   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
     

 


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