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2017-2018 Graduate Academic Calendar

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FALL SEMESTER 2017

Monday, September 4 – Labor Day (no classes)
Tuesday, September 5 – Session I Classes Begin
Wednesday, September 6 – Graduate Student Orientation
Friday, September 8 – Add/Drop for Session I Ends
Thursday, September 28 – September Graduation Date
Monday, October 9 – Columbus Day (no classes)
Tuesday, October 10 – Last Day for Session I Course Withdrawal
Monday, October 23 – Session I Classes End
Tuesday, October 24 – Session II Classes Begin
Friday, October 27 – Add/Drop for Session II Ends
Monday, November 13 – Registration for Spring 2018 Begins
Wed-Sun, November 22 -November 26 Thanksgiving Break (no classes)
Tuesday, November 28 – Last Day for Session II Course Withdrawal
Monday, December 11 – Session II Classes End

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

Monday, January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Tuesday, January 16 – Session I Classes Begin
Friday, January 19 – Add/Drop for Session I Ends
Sunday, January 28 – January Graduation Date
Monday, February 19 – Presidents’ Day (no classes)
Tuesday, February 20 – Last Day for Session I Course Withdrawal
Monday, March 5 – Session I Classes End
Mon-Fri March 5 – March 9 – Spring Break
Tuesday, March 13 – Session II Classes Begin
Friday, March 16 – Add/Drop for Session II Ends
Monday, March 26 – Registration for Summer/Fall 2018 Begins
Monday, April 16 – Patriots’ Day (no classes)
Tuesday, April 17 – Last Day for Session II Course Withdrawal
Monday, April 30 – Session II Classes End
Saturday, May 12 – Commencement

SUMMER SESSION I 2018

Tuesday, May 15 – Summer Session I Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 16 – Add/Drop for Summer Session I Ends
Monday, May 28 – Memorial Day (no classes)
Tuesday, June 19 – Last Day for Session I Course Withdrawal
Monday, July 2 – Summer Session I Classes End

SUMMER SESSION II 2018

Tuesday, July 3  – Summer Session II Classes Begin
Wednesday, July 4  – Fourth of July (no classes)
Monday, July 9  – Add/Drop for Summer Session II Ends
Tuesday, August 7  – Last Day for Session II Course Withdrawal
Monday, August 20  – Summer Session II Classes End