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  Nov 19, 2018
 
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2018-2019 
    
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2018-2019

Academic Calendar



One Hundred Ninety Third Session 2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018

FALL and SPRING ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.

August 14, Tuesday

Last Day to Register or Add Fall 7-week 1 Online Session Course

August 18, Saturday

Residence halls open for new freshmen and transfers

August 18, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.

Residence halls open for returning students

August 20, Monday

Orientation / Registration for new undergraduate students; Registration of night students (4-6 pm)

August 20, Monday

NIGHT CLASSES, ADP SESSION I CLASSES, ONLINE 8-WEEK SESSION I CLASSES AND  3-5 CR HR DAY CLASSES SCHEDULED ONCE A WEEK MEET

August 21, Tuesday

Registration of night students (4-6pm); SCIENCE LABS MEET

August 21, Tuesday

NIGHT CLASSES AND 3-5 CR HR DAY CLASSES SCHEDULED ONCE A WEEK MEET

August 22, Wednesday

MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 1 Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

August 22, Wednesday

Last day to Enroll or Add an ADP Session I or Online 8-week Session I Class

August 22, Wednesday

DAY CLASSES BEGIN

August 24, Friday, 4:30 pm

Residence Hall Withdrawal Deadline (100% refund of campus housing charges)

August 28, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.

LAST DAY TO ADD OR ENROLL IN A FULL SEMESTER CLASS (Traditional or Online)

August 28, Tuesday

LAST DAY TO DROP AN ADP SESSION I OR ONLINE 8-WEEK SESSION I CLASS with 100% TUITION ONLY Refund

August 30, Thursday

LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL SEMESTER CLASS WITH 100% TUITION ONLY REFUND

August 31, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2018 Graduation

September 3, Monday

Labor Day Holiday, No Day or Night Classes Meet; Offices Closed

September 21, Friday

Last Day To Drop an ADP Session I or Online 8-Week Session I class (No Tuition Refund)

September 20, Thursday

MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 1 Session Course - No Tuition Refund

October 3, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., Anderson Hall

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 7, Sunday

MC7/7-week online course: Last Day of Class for Fall 7-week 1 Session

October 8-9, Monday - Tuesday

Fall Break; No Day or Night Classes

October 10, Wednesday

Mid-term

October 10, Wednesday

MC7/7-week online courses: Grades due for Fall 7-week 1

October 9, Tuesday

MC7/7-week online courses: Registration Deadline/Last Day to ADD Fall 7-week 2 classes

October 15, Monday

Last Class Meeting and Exam for Session I ADP, Online 8-Week Session I Classes End/Exams Close

October 15, Monday

MC7/7-week online courses: Fall 7-week 2 Classes Begin

October 16, Tuesday

MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 2 Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

October 18, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grads due for ADP Session 1

October 18, Thursday

Classes Begin for ADP Session II and Online 8-Week Session II

October 22, Monday

Last day to Enroll in or Add ADP Session II and Online 8-week Session II Classes

October 25, Thursday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II or Online 8-week Session II Class with 100% TUITION ONLY Refund

October 26, Friday

LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL SEMESTER CLASS (No refund)

October 27, Saturday

Homecoming

October 29, Monday

Registration begins for Spring 2019 Semester - Currently enrolled students

November 2, Friday

Participation deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2017 Graduation

(In order to participate in December 2018 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)

November 12, Monday

Registration Begins for Spring 2019 Semester - Re-admitted and New Graduate Students

November 15, Thursday

MC7/7-week online courses: Last Day to Drop Fall 7-week 2 Session Course - No Tuition Refund

November 20-25, Tuesday Night (begins 5:00 p.m.) through Sunday

Thanksgiving Holiday

(Day classes meet on Tuesday; night classes do not meet; residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, & reopen at 2 p.m. on Sunday)

November 26, Monday

Last Day To Drop an ADP Session II or Online 8-Week Session II Class (No Refund)

November 26, Monday

Classes resume

December 9, Sunday

MC7/7-week online courses: Last day of class for Fall 7-week 2 classes

December 3-5, Monday - Wednesday

Dead Days

December 5, Wednesday

Last day of Day classes; Night exams begin

December 6, Thursday

Study Day

December 7-12, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Final Exams

 

December 10, Monday

Last Class Meeting/Exams for ADP Session II Classes, Online 8-Week Session II Classes End/Exams Close

(Residence Halls close Thursday, Dec. 13, at 9:00 AM for all except graduating students; close for graduating students Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9:00 AM)

December 13, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due

December 14, Friday

Graduation

Accelerated Degree Program, 8-week classes, & Accelerated Graduate Business Programs

Session I

 

August 20, Monday

ADP Session I Classes Begin

August 22, Wednesday

Last Day to Enroll or Add an ADP Session I Class

August 28, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session I Class With 100% Tuition Only Refund

August 31, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2018 Graduation

September 3, Monday

No Classes - Labor Day Holiday

September 21, Friday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session I Class (No Tuition Refund)

October 3, Wednesday -3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., Anderson Hall

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 8-9, Monday - Tuesday

Fall Break; No Day or Night Classes

October 15, Monday

Last Class Meetings and Exams for ADP Session I

October 18, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for ADP Session I

 

Session II

 

October 3, Wednesday -3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., Anderson Hall

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 18, Thursday

ADP Session II Classes Begin

October 22, Monday

Last Day to Enroll or Add an ADP Session II Class

October 25, Thursday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

October 26, Friday

Last Day to Drop a Class in the Traditional (Full Semester) Program

October 29, Monday

Registration begins for Spring 2019 Semester-for currently enrolled students

November 2, Friday

Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2018 Graduation

(In order to participate in the December 2018 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)

November 22, Thursday

No ADP Classes - Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26, Monday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II Class (No Tuition Refund)

December 10, Monday

Last Class Meetings and Exams for ADP Session II

December 13, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for ADP Session II

December 14, Friday

Graduation

 

7-Week Online Programs

Fall 7-week 1 Online Session

August 10, Friday

Application Deadline

August 13, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

August 14, Tuesday

Last Day to Register or Add Fall 7-week 1 Online Session Course

August 17, Friday

Payment Deadline

August 20, Monday

Classes Begin

August 22, Wednesday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week 1 Online Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Fall 7-week 1 Online Session Course dropped after this date)

August 31, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2018 Graduation

September 20, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week 1 Online Session Course- No Tuition Refund

October 7, Sunday

Last Day of Fall 7-week 1 Online Session

October 10, Wednesday

Grades Due

November 2, Friday

Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2018 Graduation

(In order to participate in the December 2018 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)

 

Fall 7-week 2 Online Session

October 5, Friday

Application Deadline

October 8, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

October 9, Tuesday

Last Day to Register or Add Fall 7-week 2 Online Session Course

October 12, Friday.

Payment Deadline

October 15, Monday

Classes Begin

October 16, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week 2 Online Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Fall 7-week 1 Online Session Course dropped after this date)

November 15, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week 2 Online Session Course- No Tuition Refund

December 9, Sunday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week 1 Online Session Course- No Tuition Refund

December 13, Thursday

Grades Due

December 14, Friday

Graduation

 

Exam Schedule

Classes with start times before 3:00 p.m.

     

Regular Class Time

              Exam Day

         Exam Time

9:00 a.m. MWF

Friday

Dec 7

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. MWF or MW

Friday 

Dec 7

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

9:25 a.m. TR

Saturday 

Dec 8

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. TR

Saturday

Dec 8

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. MWF

Monday

Dec 10

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m. MW

Monday

Dec 10

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. TR

Tuesday

Dec 11

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

1:30 PM, TR

Tuesday

Dec 11

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

 8:00 a.m. MWF 

Wednesday

Dec 12

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m..

 11:00 a.m. MWF

Wednesday

Dec 12

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

       

One-day-a-week classes with start times at

3 p.m. or later

     

Wednesday classes

Wednesday

Dec 5

Regularly scheduled class time

Thursday classes

Thursday

Dec 6

Regularly scheduled class time

Monday classes

Monday

Dec 10

Regularly scheduled class time 

Tuesday classes

Tuesday

Dec 11

Regularly scheduled class time 

       

Other classes with start times at 3 p.m or later

     

MW classes

Monday

Dec 10

Regularly scheduled class time

TR classes

Tuesday

Dec 11

Regularly scheduled class time

       

ADP I classes

Monday

Oct 15

Regularly scheduled class time

ADP II classes

Monday

Dec 10

Regularly scheduled class time

 

 

 

Spring Semester 2019

January 8, Tuesday

MC7:Last Day to register or Add Spring 7-week 1 Online Session Course

January 10, Thursday, 2:00 p.m

Residence halls  open

January 11, Friday

Orientation / Advising for new undergraduate students

January 14, Monday

Day Classes, Night Classes, ADP Session I Classes and Online Classes Begin

January 16, Wednesday

Last Day to Enroll or Add  ADP Session I and Online 8-wk Session I Class

January 15, Tuesday

MC7: Last Day to Drop a First 7 Week Online Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

January 18, Friday 4:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Withdrawal Deadline (100% refund of campus housing charges)

January 18, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2019 Graduation

January 21, Monday

Martin Luther King Holiday, No Day or Night Classes; Offices Closed

January 22, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m

Last Day To Enroll or Add A Full Semester Class

January 22, Tuesday

Last Day to DROP an ADP Session I and Online 8-wk Session I Class with 100% TUITION ONLY refund

January 24, Thursday

Last Day To Drop a Full Semester Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

February 14, Thursday

MC7:Last Day to Drop a First 7 Week Online Session Course- No Tuition Refund

February 15, Friday

Last Day To Drop an ADP Session I and Online 8-wk Session I class (No Tuition Refund)

March 3, Sunday

MC7: Last Day of First 7 Week Online Session

March 5, Tuesday

MC7: Last Day to register or Add Spring 7-week 2 Online Session Course

March 6, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., Anderson Hall

Writing Proficiency Exam

March 6, Wednesday

MC7: Grades Due for First 7 Week Online Session

March 6, Wednesday

Mid-Term

March 11 - 17, Monday through Sunday

Spring Break

(Begins 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 8: Day classes meet on Friday, March 8. Residence halls close at 9:00 am on Saturday and reopen Sunday, March 17, 2:00 pm

March 18, Monday

Classes Begin for ADP Session II and Online 8-wk Session II

March 18, Monday

Classes Resume

March 19, Tuesday

MC7: Last Day to Drop a Second 7 Week Online Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

March 20, Wednesday, 10:00

Grades Due ADP I

March 20, Wednesday

Last Day to Enroll or Add ADP Session II an Online 8-wk Session II Class

March 25, Monday

Last Day to DROP an ADP Session II and Online 8-wk Session II Class with 100% TUITION ONLY Refund

March 29, Friday

LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL SEMESTER CLASS (No Tuition Refund)

March 29, Friday

Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2019 Graduation

(In order to participate in May 2019 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)

April 15, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2019 Semester-Currently enrolled students

April 18, Thursday

MC7: Last Day to Drop a Second 7 Week Online Session Course- No Tuition Refund

April 19, Friday 

Last Day To Drop an ADP Session II and Online 8-wk Session II class (No Tuition Refund)

April 22, Monday

Easter Holiday - Offices Closed (No day classes; night classes will meet)

April 23, Tuesday

Day Classes resume

April 29, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2019 Semester-Re-Admitted Students and New Graduate Students

April 29, 30, May 1 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Dead Days

May 1, Wednesday

Last day of classes; night exams begin

May 2, Thursday

Study Day

May 3 - May 8, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Final exams

May 6, Monday

Last Class Meeting and Exam for Session II ADP

May 9, Thursday, 10:00 a.m

Grades Due

May 9, Thursday, 9:00 a.m

Residence Halls Close, Non-Graduating Seniors

May 10-11, Friday and Saturday

Graduate and Undergraduate May Graduations

May 11, Saturday, 5:00 p.m

Residence Halls Close, Graduating Seniors

 

Accelerated Degree Program, 8-week classes, & Accelerated Graduate Business Programs

Session I

 

January 14, Monday

ADP Session I Classes Begin

January 16, Wednesday

Last Day to Enroll or Add an ADP Session I Class

January 18, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2019 Graduation

January 21, Monday

Martin Luther King Holiday; Offices Closed; No Classes

January 22, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session I Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

February 15, Friday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session I Class or Withdraw Academically (No Tuition Refund)

March 6, Wednesday -3:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., Anderson Hall

Writing Proficiency Exam

March 7, Thursday

Last Class Meetings and Exams for ADP Session I

March 11 - 17, Monday through Sunday

Spring Break

March 20, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for ADP Session I

 

Session II

 

March 18, Monday

ADP Session II Classes Begin

March 20, Wednesday

Last Day to Enroll or Add an ADP Session II Class

March 25, Monday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

March 29, Friday

Last Day to Drop a Class in the Traditional (16 week) Session (No Tuition Refund)

March 29, Friday

Participation  Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2019 Graduation

(In order to participate in May 2019 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline

April 15, Monday

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II Class or Withdraw Academically (No Tuition Refund)

April 19, Friday 

Last Day to Drop an ADP Session II Class or Withdraw Academically (No Tuition Refund)

April 22, Monday

Easter Holiday - Offices Closed; (No day classes; night classes WILL meet)

May 6, Monday

Last Class Meetings and Exams for ADP Session II

May 9, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for ADP II

May 10-11 Friday and Saturday

Graduation

 

7-Week Online Programs

Spring  7-week 1 Online Session

January 4, Friday

Application Deadline

January 7, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

January 8, Tuesday

Last Day to register or Add Spring 7-week 1 Online Session Course

January 11, Friday

Payment Deadline

January 14, Monday

Classes Begin

January 15, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Spring 7-week 1 Online Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Spring 7-week 1 Online Session Course dropped after this date)

January 18, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2019 Graduation

 

February 14, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Spring 7-week 1 Online Session Course- No Tuition Refund

March 3, Sunday

Last Day of Spring 7-week 1 Online Session

March 6, Wednesday

Grades Due for Spring 7-week 1 Online Session

March 11 - 17, Monday through Sunday

Spring Break

 

Spring 7-week 2 Online Session

March 1, Friday

Application Deadline

March 4, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

March 5, Tuesday

Last Day to register or Add Spring 7-week 2 Online Session Course

March 8, Friday

Payment Deadline

March 18, Monday

Classes Begin

March 19, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Spring 7-week 2 Online Session Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Spring 7-week 2 Online Session Course dropped after this date)

March 29, Friday

Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2019 Graduation

April 15, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2019 Semester-Currently enrolled students

April 18, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Spring 7-week 2 Online Session Course- No Tuition Refund

May 5, Sunday

Last Day of Spring 7-week 2 Online Session

May 9, Wednesday

Grades Due for Spring 7-week 2 Online Session

May 10-11, Friday and Saturday

Graduation

 

Exam Schedule

Classes with start times before 3:00 p.m.

     

Regular Class Time

              Exam Day

         Exam Time

9:00 a.m. MWF

Friday

May 3

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. MWF or MW

Friday 

May 3

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

9:25 a.m. TR

Saturday 

May 4

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. TR

Saturday

May 4

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. MWF

Monday 

May 6

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m. MW

Monday

May 6

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. TR

Tuesday

May 7

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

1:30 PM, TR

Tuesday

May 7

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

 8:00 a.m. MWF 

Wednesday

May 8

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m..

 11:00 a.m. MWF

Wednesday

May 8

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

       

One-day-a-week classes with start times at 3 p.m. or later

     

Wednesday classes

Wednesday

May 1

Regularly scheduled class time

Thursday classes

Thursday

May 2

Regularly scheduled class time

Monday classes

Monday

May 6

Regularly scheduled class time 

Tuesday classes

Tuesday

May 7

Regularly scheduled class time 

       

Other classes with start times at 3 p.m or later

     

MW classes

Monday

May 6

Regularly scheduled class time

TR classes

Tuesday

May 7

Regularly scheduled class time

       

ADP I classes

Thursday

March 7

Regularly scheduled class time

ADP II classes

Monday

May 6

Regularly scheduled class time

 


2019 Summer Term (Tentative Dates)

May Term:
May 13-24, 2019    

10-Week Session:
May 28- August 1, 2019    

1st 5-Week Session:
May 8- June 27, 2019  

2nd 5-Week Session:

July 1 - August 1, 2019

 

Graduation

August 3, 2019

 

Check BANNER WEB Frequently for Schedule Changes

 

 

 

2019 - 2020 Tentative Calendar 

Fall 2019

 

 

August 26, 2019

Classes Begin (ADP I, Online Session I, and 3-5 credit hour classes)

August 28, 2019

First full day of classes

September 2, 2019

Labor Day

TBD

Fall Break

TBD

Homecoming

November 28, 2019

Thanksgiving

December 20, 2019

Winter Commencement

 

 

Spring 2020 

 

 

January 13, 2020

Classes Begin

January 20, 2020

MLK Holiday

March 9 - 13, 2020

Spring Break

April 12, 2020

Easter

May 8-9, 2020

Spring Commencement

 

 

May 26, 2020 - July 30, 2020

Summer Term

August 1, 2020

Summer Commencement