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Fall Term 2018-19

International Student Orientation

S

Aug. 10-15

PACE Multicultural Student Mentorship Program

S

Aug. 12-15

New Student Registration (by appointment for unregistered students only)

S

Wednesday, Aug.15

Opening Convocation

S

Thursday, Aug. 16

New Student Welcome Week

S

Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 16-19

Arches Add/Drop Period Begins for 10 wk and first 5 wk courses (Go to Arches)

S

6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18

Classes begin 

1

7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20

Arches Add Period Ends (Go to Arches)

1

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 21

Paper Add Period Begins for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

1

8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug 22

Arches Drop Period Ends for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

1

4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24

Paper Drop Period Begins for 10 wk course

2

8:00 a.m. Monday, Aug 27

Add deadline for first 5 wk courses

2

4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27

Late Registration/Paper Add Period Ends (no registration after this date permitted) for 10 wk or first 5 wk courses

2

4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27

Pass/No Credit Deadline for first 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(see policy)

2

4:30 pm Friday, August 31

Labor Day Holiday - no classes, campus closed

3

Monday, Sept. 3

Drop deadline to avoid a "W" grade in first 5 wk courses

(drops after this deadline receive a "W" grade and course credits are counted toward overload)

3

4:30 pm Wednesday, Sept. 5

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Summer incomplete grades^

3

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7

Final drop deadline for first 5 wk courses

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

4

4:30 pm Wednesday, Sept. 12

Final grades for Summer incompletes due to the Office of the Registrar

4

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14

Pass/No Credit deadline for 10 wk courses (see policy)

4

4:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14

Drop to avoid a "W" grade deadline for 10 wk courses

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21

Family Weekend

5

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 21-22

First day of second 5 wk courses

6

Monday, Sept. 24

Campus Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

Required advising sessions in afternoon

6

Thursday, Sept. 27

Add deadline for second five week courses

(no registration after this date permitted)

6

4:30 pm Thursday, Sept. 27 

Final Drop Deadline for 10 wk courses (paper forms)

No dropping permitted after this deadline

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, October 5

Pass/No Credit deadline for second 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(see policy)

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, October 5

Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

7

Oct. 5-7

Arches Winter Registration for So., Jr., Sr. Students (Go to Arches)

7-8

Friday-Friday, October 5-12 

Drop deadline to avoid a "W" grade in second 5 wk courses

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

8

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Arches Winter Registration for First-Year Students (Go to Arches)

9

Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 16-19

Deadline to drop a second 5 week course (paper forms)

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

9

4:30 pm Wednesday, Oct. 17

Deadline to Submit Final Exam Petitions 

10

Noon, Monday, October 22

Arches Winter Registration Open to All Continuing Students (Go to Arches)

10

6:00 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23

Classes end for 10 wk/second 5 wk courses

10

6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26

Exam Week (see policies)

E

Monday-Thursday, Oct. 29-Nov. 1

Arches Winter Registration Closes 

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1

Application Deadline for Winter Term Graduation (Go to Arches)

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1

Deadline for admission materials for Winter non-degree students

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1

Final Grades due (Go to Arches)

B

Noon, Monday, Nov. 5

Fall Term Graduation Date for Transcript

B

Monday, November 5

Fall Break

B

6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 to 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12

Winter Term 2018-19

Arches Add/Drop Period Begins (Go to Arches)

B

6 a.m. Saturday., Nov. 10

Classes begin for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

1

7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12

Arches Add Period Ends (Go to Arches) for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses 

1

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13

Paper Add Period Begins for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

1

8 a.m. Wednesday Nov. 14

Arches Drop Period Ends (Go to Arches)

1

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16

Paper Drop Period Begins for 10 wk courses

(paper forms)

2

8:00 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19

Add deadline for first 5 wk courses (paper forms) 

2

4:30 pm Monday, Nov. 19

Late Registration/Paper Add Period Ends (no registration after this date permitted) for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

2

4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19

Thanksgiving break begins

2

6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21

Thanksgiving break ends/Classes resume

3

7:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26

Pass/No Credit deadline for first 5 wk courses (paper forms) 

(see policy)

3

4:30 pm Monday, Nov. 26

Drop deadline to avoid a "W" grade for first 5 week courses (paper forms)

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

3

4:30 pm Wednesday, November 28

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Fall incomplete grades^

4

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5

Pass/No Credit Deadline for 10 wk courses (see policy)

4

4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7

Final drop deadline for first 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

5

4:30 pm Wednesday, December 12

Final grades for Fall incompletes due to the Office of the Registrar

5

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12

Drop to avoid a "W" grade deadline for 10 wk courses

(paper forms) 

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14

Last day for first 5 wk courses

5

Friday, December 14

Christmas recess begins

5

6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14

Campus Closed for Holiday Break (offices closed) 

B

TBA

Christmas recess ends/Classes resume

6

7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7

First day of second five week courses

6

Monday, Jan. 7

Add deadline for second 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(no registration after this date permitted)

6

4:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 10

Spring FYI and HONR registration for FY students only

(system not open to add to your shopping cart during this period)

6

8:00 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 - 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10

Pass/No Credit deadline for second 5 wk courses

7

4:30 p.m. Monday Jan. 14

Campus Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

7

Wednesday, Jan. 16 - Social Justice

Final Drop Deadline for 10 wk courses

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18

Arches Spring Registration for So., Jr., Sr. Students (Go to Arches)

7-8

Friday-Friday, Jan. 18-25

Drop deadline to avoid a "W" grade for second 5 wk courses (paper forms) 

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

8

4:30 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 23

Arches Spring Registration for First-Year Students (Go to Arches)

9

Tuesday-Friday, Jan. 29-Feb. 1 

Final drop deadline for second 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

9

4:30 pm, Wednesday, January 30

Deadline to Submit Final Exam Petitions 

10

Noon, Monday, Feb. 4

Arches Spring Registration Open to All Continuing Students (Go to Arches)

10

6 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5

Classes end for 10 wk and second 5 wk courses

10

6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8

Exam Week (see policies)

E

Monday-Thursday, Feb. 11-14

Application Deadline for Spring Term Graduation (Go to Arches)

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14

Deadline for admission materials for Spring non-degree students

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14

Arches Spring Registration Closes

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14

Final Grades due

B

Noon, Monday, Feb. 18

Winter Term Graduation Date for Transcript

B

Monday, Feb. 18

Spring Break

B

6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 — 7 a.m. Monday, March 4

Spring Term 2018-19

Arches Add/Drop Period Begins (Go to Arches)

B

6 a.m. Saturday, March 2

Classes begin

1

7 a.m. Monday, March 4

Arches Add Period Ends (Go to Arches) for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

1

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 

Paper Add Period Begins for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

1

8 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 

Arches Drop Period Ends (Go to Arches) for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

1

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 8 

Paper Drop Period Begins for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

2

8:00 a.m. Monday, March 11

Late Registration/Paper Add Period Ends (no registration after this date permitted) for 10 wk/first 5 wk courses

2

4:30 p.m. Monday, March 11

Pass/No Credit deadline for first five week courses (see policy)

2

4:30 pm Friday, March 15

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Winter incomplete grades^

3

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20

Drop to avoid a "W" deadline for first 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

3

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20

Deadline to submit major declaration forms for Fall registration and advising (Office of the Registrar)

3

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 22

Final grades for Winter incompletes due to the Office of the Registrar

4

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27

Final drop deadline for first 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

4

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27

Pass/No Credit Deadline for 10 wk courses (see policy)

4

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 29

Drop to Avoid a "W" Deadline for 10 wk courses (paper forms)

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 5

Last day of first 5 wk courses

5

Friday, April 5

Summer Session 2019 Arches Registration Opens

6

6:00 a.m. Monday, April 8

First day of second 5 wk courses

6

Monday, April 8

Easter recess begins

7

6 p.m. Thursday, April 18

Easter recess ends/Classes resume

8

7 a.m. Tuesday, April 23

During Easter Break there are no classes.

B

Offices closed Friday, open Monday.

*Classes on Tuesday, April 23

8

follow a typical Monday schedule

Final Drop Deadline for 10 wk courses

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

8

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23

Pass/No Credit Deadline for second 5wk courses (see policy)

8

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23

Drop to avoid a "W" deadline for second 5 wk courses (paper forms)

(Drops after this deadline receive a "W" on the transcripts and course credits are counted toward overload.)

8

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24

Arches Fall Registration for So., Jr., Sr. Students

 

TBA

Arches Fall Registration for First Year Students

 

TBA

Campus Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

 

Wednesday, May 1 - Celebration of Learning

Final drop deadline for second 5wk courses (paper forms)

(no dropping permitted after this deadline)

9

4:30 pm, Wednesday, May 1

Deadline to Submit Final Exam Petitions 

10

Noon, Monday, May 6

Arches Fall Registration Open to All Continuing Students

10

6 a.m. Tuesday, May 7

Classes end

10

6 p.m. Friday, May 10

Exam Week (see policies)

E

Monday-Thursday, May 13-16

Arches Fall Registration Closes

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16

Application Deadline for Summer Term Graduation (Go to Arches)

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16

Deadline for admission materials for Summer non-degree students*

E

4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16

Baccalaureate service

S

10 a.m. Sunday, May 19

159th Annual Graduation

S

2 p.m. Sunday, May 19

Final Grades due

S

Noon, Tuesday, May 21

Spring Term Graduation Date for Transcript

S

Tuesday, May 21

NOTE: One credit, 3-week courses have drop dates that correspond with the three-week period which they are offered. The enrollment dates to not begin and end with the dates the course begin and ends, but the first day of that enrollment period is Monday of the week the course begins and the last day of that enrollment period is Friday or the week the course ends. In other words, three week courses have 15 days in them and enrollment deadlines correspond with those days regardless of the meeting dates of the course.  Courses may be added thru day 3 of that three week period. Courses may be dropped thru day 8 of that three week period to avoid a "W" grade. Courses may be dropped thru day 10 of that three week period. No dropping 3-week courses after the 10th day of that enrollment period. 

^Some faculty may require an earlier deadline for incomplete coursework. Extensions beyond the published deadline are only granted under rare circumstances and through prior petition by the Committee on Advanced Standing and Degrees. Forms available online and in Founders Hall.

*Non-degree students must have all materials submitted for application by above deadlines (application, high school or college transcript, etc.) Registration takes place on-campus and in-person by appointment only. 

 

KEY: 

B = Academic Year Break Weeks

(some days during break periods there are no classes, but offices are open, others the campus is closed) 

E = Exam Week

S = Summer Break

 

Summer 2019

Start of the term (travel courses): Friday, May 17 (registration must be complete prior to travel) 

Last day to register in Arches: TBD (Go to Arches)

Start of on campus classes: Monday, June 3

Deadline to Add by Paper Petition: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4

Drop Deadline: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4

Pass/No-Credit Deadline: 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 7

Final Withdrawal Deadline; 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 14

End of on campus classes: Friday, June 28

On campus experiences grades due: Monday, July 1

Independence Day Observed: Thursday July 4 (college closed, no classes)

O&R date (as assigned): Friday, July 12

Arches Open Registration Period: July 15-19

Deadline for application materials for Fall non-degree students: 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 16 

Deadline to apply to be  Fall 2019 graduate: 4:30 p.m. Monday, August 16

Deadline to post summer grades: Noon, Friday August 16 

End of term (travel courses): Friday, August 16 

Summer 2019 Graduation date for transcript: Monday, August 19

 

 

 

edited for content by L. Fowler 3-29-18
Senate approved 10-19-12