Spring 2024 Academic Calendar

Full Term

Jan. 29–May 17

1st Half Term

Jan. 29–Mar. 24

2nd Half Term

Mar. 25–May 17

Five-Week Terms

Jan.29–Mar. 3
Mar. 4–Apr. 14
Apr. 15–May 17

Full-Term Hybrid

Jan.28–May 17

Full-Term and Half-Term Calendars

Event Full-Term 1st Half 2nd Half
Baccalaureate, Associate & Graduate Programs Jan. 29–May 17 Jan.29–Mar. 24 Mar. 25–May 17
Adult bachelor's students: Syllabi available for Adult bachelor's courses Jan. 8 Jan. 8 Jan. 8
Audit registration begins Jan. 8 Jan. 8 Jan. 8
Associate non-degree student registration begins Jan. 8 Jan. 8 Jan. 8
First day of classes Jan.29 Jan. 29 Mar. 25
Last day to add a class without an instructor's signature Feb. 1 Jan. 30 Mar. 26
Online registration closed as of today. All add/drops must be made through the Registrar's Office. Feb. 1 Jan. 31 Mar. 27
Last day to drop a course without a "W" appearing on your transcript.
(NOTE: This may have financial implications. See your financial aid counselor.)
Feb. 5 Feb. 2 Mar. 29
Registration deadline for maximum financial aid eligibility Feb. 5 Feb. 5 Feb. 5
Last day to add a class with an instructor's signature Feb. 9 Feb. 5 Apr. 2
Last day to designate audit grading Feb. 9 Feb. 5 Apr. 2
Summer 2023 registration begins Mar. 6 Mar. 6 Mar. 6
Spring Break Mar. 11-17 Mar. 11-17 N/A
Full-term midterm grades/First-half term final grades due Mar. 28 Mar. 28 N/A
Second-half term classes begin N/A N/A Mar. 27
Easter Break Mar. 28 N/A Mar. 29-Apr. 1
Last day to designate S/U grading option (undergraduate students only) Apr. 12 Feb. 23 Apr. 19
Last day to withdraw from a class Apr. 19 Feb. 23 Apr. 26
Early registration for Fall 2023 Apr. 15-26 Apr. 15–26 Apr. 15-26
Petition for an incomplete grade (online form on the Office of the Registrar website) due to instructor (see academic catalogs) May 10 Mar. 24 May 17
Last day of classes May 17 Mar. 24 May 17
Graduation Application due for December graduation May 15 May 15 May 15
Final examination period. (See Final Examination Schedule) May 13-17 N/A N/A**
Commencement Ceremonies May 18-19 May 18-19 May 18-19
Final grades due May 21 Mar. 28 May 21

 

Instructors must perform some form of final assessment during the final examination period. This may take the form of an in-class exam, final project, take-home exam, or final paper submitted during the final examination period. See the Final Examination Schedule on the Office of the Registrar website.

** Second-half term courses do not have a final examination period. M–Th evening courses meet as regularly scheduled; Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday courses meet online; and weekday (M–F) morning and afternoon classes meet online and/or during the scheduled final examination time slot for full-term courses (see Final Examination schedule).

Please note: If you drop or withdraw from a course, please see the University's Refund Schedule to determine tuition implications

Five-Week Term Calendars

Event 1st 5-Wk Term 2nd 5-Wk Term 3rd 5-Wk Term
Baccalaureate, Associate & Graduate Programs Jan. 29-Mar. 3 Mar. 3-Apr. 14 Apr. 15-May 17
First day of classes Jan. 29 Mar. 4 Apr. 15
Last day to add a class without instructor's signature Jan. 29 Mar. 4 Apr. 15
Online registration closed as of today. Add/drops must be made through the Registrar's Office. Jan. 30 Mar. 5 Apr. 16
Last day to add a class with instructor's signature Jan. 31 Mar. 6 Apr. 17
Last day to designate audit grading Jan. 31 Mar. 6 Apr. 17
Last day to drop a class without a "W" appearing on your transcript Jan. 31 Mar. 6 Apr. 17
Registration deadline for maximum financial aid eligibility Feb. 6 Feb. 6 Feb. 6
Last day to designate S/U grading option (undergraduate students only) Feb. 12 Mar. 29 May 3
Last day to withdraw from a class Feb. 16 Mar. 29 May 3
Spring Break N/A Mar. 11-17 N/A
Easter Break N/A Mar. 29-Apr. 2* N/A
Third 5-Week Term: Full-term calendar final examination period. Classes meet as regularly scheduled with some exceptions N/A N/A May 15-29**
Petition for an incomplete grade (online form on the Office of the Registrar website) due to instructor (see academic catalogs) Mar. 3 Apr. 14 May 17
Last day of classes Mar. 3 Apr. 14 May 17
Final grades due Mar. 7 Apr. 18 May 21

 

*Beings at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 6

**No Scheduled Final Examination Period. During the week of May 15-19, 5-week M-Th evening courses meet as regularly scheduled; Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday courses meet online; and weekday (M-F) morning and afternoon classes meet online and/or during the scheduled final examination time slot for full-term courses (see Final Examination Schedule).

NOTE: If you drop or withdraw from a course, please see the University's Refund Schedule to determine tuition implications

Full-Term Hybrid Calendar

Event Date(s)
On-campus Jan. 29-Feb. 4
Off-campus Feb. 5-Feb. 11
On-campus Feb. 12-Feb. 18
Off-campus Feb. 19-Feb. 25
On-campus Feb. 26-Mar. 3
Off-campus Mar. 4-Mar. 10
Spring Break Mar. 11-Mar. 17
On-Campus Mar. 18-Mar. 24
Off-campus Mar. 25-Mar. 28
Easter Break Mar. 29-Apr. 1*
On-Campus Apr. 2-Apr. 7
Off-campus Apr. 8-Apr. 14
On-campus Apr. 15-Apr. 21
Off-campus Apr. 22-Apr. 28
On-campus Apr. 29-May 5
Off-campus May 6-May 12
Final Exams May 13-May 17

 

Full-term hybrid courses meet on campus the weeks noted above. Instruction may take various forms during off-campus weeks, but will always involve substantial interaction between the faculty and students.

*Easter break (Mar. 29-Apr. 1) begins at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 6. Easter break falls at the end of an off-campus week. Instructors of classes that meet Thursday evening (after 6:00 p.m.), or Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, are expected to follow off-campus protocols this week. Easter Monday (Apr. 10) falls on an on-campus week. Instructors are expected to make up for Easter Monday with online instruction.

Final Examination Period

Instructors must perform some form of final assessment during the final examination period. This may take the form of an in-class exam, final project, take-home exam, or final paper submitted during the final examination period. See the Final Examination Schedule on the Office of the Registrar's website.