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2018-2019 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 2018

First Day of Classes August 27 (Monday)
Labor Day September 3 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Recess November 21-25 (Wednesday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes December 10 (Monday)
Reading Day December 11 (Tuesday)
Final Exams December 12-18 (Wednesday-Tuesday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony December 18 (Tuesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies December 19 (Wednesday)

Winter Term 2019

Classes Begin January 2 (Wednesday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 21 (Monday)
Classes End January 22 (Tuesday)

Spring Semester 2019

First Day of Classes January 28 (Monday)
Spring Break March 17-24 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 14 (Tuesday)
Reading Day May 15 (Wednesday)
Final Exams May 16-22 (Thursday-Wednesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 23 (Thursday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony and College/Department Ceremonies May 24 (Friday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 25 (Saturday)

Summer Term 2019

Sessions I and I-A Begin May 28 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 14 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 17 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Thursday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 5 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 8 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 26 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins July 29 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 16 (Friday)

All dates are potentially subject to change.

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