The calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term due to emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the institution, including severe weather, loss of utility services, or orders by federal or state agencies. (TBR 2:04:00:01)
Fall Semester 2017
TBA: New faculty orientation, 8:00 A.M.
TBA: General Faculty meeting, 2:00 P.M.
August 28: Classes begin, full and first sessions
September 4: Holiday: Labor Day
October 13: Last day of classes/exams, first session
October 14-17: Fall Break
October 18: First day of classes, second session
November 22-November 26: Holiday: Thanksgiving
December 6: Classes end, full and second sessions
December 6: Second session exams
December 7: Study Day
December 8-14: Final examinations
December 17: Commencement
Spring Semester 2018
January 15: Holiday: M. L. King, Jr.
January 16: Classes begin, full and first sessions
March 2: Last day of classes/exams, first session
March 5-11: Spring Break
March 12: First day of classes, second session
April 25: Classes end, full and second sessions
April 25: Second session exams
April 26: Study Day
April 27 - May 3: Final examinations
May 5: Commencement
Study Day Definition: The day prior to final examinations during most regular semesters. No academic activities shall be scheduled on Study Day. No study or review sessions that the student may feel obligated to attend may be scheduled.
Final Examination Period: No examination shall be given at a time other than the scheduled time except with written permission from the department chair and the college dean. No social or athletic functions shall be scheduled during the Final Examination Period.
Intercollegiate athletics are excepted from the above policies.