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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 5   Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2017 fall semester.
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 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.
     

 


Day and Evening Classes Begin August 21, 2017Centennial Statue

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