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Spring 2018 – Graduate Academic Calendar

SUBJECT TO CHANGE  (Rev. 10/25/2017)
Tuition Liability Deadlines: For detailed information on tuition, fees, and/or other financial information, please visit the   Student Accounts/Bursar's Office.
Date of Drop & WIthdrawal Tuition % Inccured Tuition % Refunded Fees % Refunded Last day of Tuition % Applies
On or Before 1/28/18 0% 100% 100% *Sunday, 1/28/18
1/29/18 - 2/04/18 30% 70% 0% Sunday, 2/04/18
2/05/18 - 2/11/18 50% 50% 0% Sunday, 2/11/18
2/12/18 - 2/18/18 70% 30% 0% Sunday, 02/18/18
On or after 2/19/18 100% 0% 0%  
* Last day to drop/withdraw without tuition liability. Offices are closed on weekends. Students may process via SOLAR and/or contact their respective college/school.
Registration Deadlines: For detailed information on enrollment processes, withdrawing or taking a leave of absence,   registration definitions, and/or forms, Graduate & SPD students may contact the   Graduate School   or   SPD  respectively
Date                         Details
Mon, Oct. 30   Advance registration : Tentatively to begin for Winter/ Spring 2018 according to   enrollment appointments.
Mon, Nov. 27 ●  Open Enrollment: Begins for Graduate Non-matriculated Students (GSP/G0).
Sun, Jan. 21 ●  Semester Cancellation: Last day students can cancel all classes by dropping via  SOLAR.
Mon, Jan. 22
  Semester Start: First day of classes.
  Late Registration: $50 fee if not enrolled in at least one class before semester start.
Wed, Jan. 24 Senior Auditing Program  (Age 60+): Registration and start of program.
Fri, Jan. 26
4:00 PM
 Late Registration Ends for SPD Online Session : Last day to add, drop or process enrollment changes ( adds,   swaps,   credit changes, etc.) via   SOLAR. Last day to drop or withdraw from the university without a “W” (withdrawal) recorded via  SOLAR.
  Waitlist: Last day to waitlist a class. Students are responsible for any tuition liability incurred if registered from a waitlisted class.
Thu, Feb. 1   Waitlist Process Ends: Last day to be enrolled from the waitlist process pending seat availability. Students must contact the
appropriate academic department after this date.
Fri, Feb. 2
4:00 PM
  Late registration ends for Graduate/SPD Students: Last day to process enrollment changes such as   adds,   swaps,   credit changes, and   drops  via  SOLAR. Last day to drop/withdraw from the university without a “W” (withdrawal) recorded via  SOLAR. Changes must be processed by 4:00 PM. Petition to the respective college/school required after this date.
  Ugrd. Students enrolling in Grad/SPD courses: Last day to   petition  to the   Graduate School/SPD.
Mon, Feb. 5-
Fri, Feb. 9
 Swaps by Petition Only Graduate School  and   SPD  students must petition to the respective school.
Fri, Feb. 9
SPD Online Course Withdrawal: Last day to withdraw (“W” is incurred) from SPD Online classes via  SOLAR. Withdrawals must be processed by 4:00 PM.
Thur, Mar. 1   Graduation Application : Last day for Masters & Advanced Graduate Certificate students to apply for graduation via  SOLAR . All other students should contact their respective college/school. All applicants to apply by this deadline will appear in commencement publication.
Mon, Mar 12-
Sun, March 18
  Spring Recess: No classes in session. Classes will resume, Monday, March 19.
Thur, Mar. 15   Incomplete : Last day for incomplete resolution for Fall 2017 and Winter 2018.
Fri, Mar, 23
SPD Students Withdrawal Deadline: Last day SPD students can withdraw (“W) incurred from one or all courses from the spring semester via  SOLAR. Changes must be processed by 4:00 PM. Petition to SPD is required after this date.
Sun, Apr. 1   SPD Online Classes End 
Mon, Apr. 2   Advance registration : Tentatively to begin for Summer/Fall 2018 according to   enrollment appointments .
Fri, May 4  Semester Withdrawal : Last day students can submit a withdrawal form to the Graduate School/SPD. Petition required after this date.
Sat, May 5  Classes End : Last day of classes
Mon, May 7   Reading Day(s)
Tue, May 8-
Wed, May 16
Thur, May 16 Semester End: Official End of Term
Thur, May 17
  Doctoral Hooding & Baccalaureate Honors Ceremony
Fri, May 18   Commencement

Student Responsibility

Students are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and abiding by the University's regulations, procedures, requirements, and deadlines as described in official publications. This includes, by way of example only, this Academic Calendar, the Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletin, the University Conduct Code, and class schedules.

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