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2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Note: This calendar reflects only the holidays observed during academic semesters. Please see the University calendar website for the faculty/staff holiday schedule and other calendars, and the Schedule of Classes portion of Testudo for information on academic deadlines, examination schedules, etc.

Fall Semester 2017

First Day of Classes August 28 (Monday)
Labor Day September 4 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Recess November 22-26 (Wednesday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes December 11 (Monday)
Reading Day December 12 (Tuesday)
Final Exams December 13-19 (Wednesday-Tuesday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony December 19 (Tuesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies December 20 (Wednesday)

Winter Term 2018

Classes Begin January 2 (Tuesday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 15 (Monday)
Classes End January 22 (Monday)

Spring Semester 2018

First Day of Classes January 24 (Wednesday)
Spring Break March 18-25 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 10 (Thursday)
Reading Day May 11 (Friday)
Final Exams May 12-18 (Saturday-Friday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 19 (Saturday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony and College/Department Ceremonies May 20 (Sunday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 21 (Monday)

Summer Term 2018

Sessions I and I-A Begin May 29 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 15 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 18 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Wednesday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 6 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 9 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 27 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins July 30 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 17 (Friday)

All dates are potentially subject to change.

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