2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Oct 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


 

Summer Sessions 2017

May 2017
16 Mail-In Registration ends for first Summer Session
23 Web Registration ends for first Summer Session
26-29 Memorial Day Observed (University Closed)
31 First Summer Session Begins
31 Applications due for September 2017 Graduation
31-6/1 Late Registration for Summer Session
 
June 2017
2 Course Withdrawal Period begins for first Summer Session
15-16 Summer Orientation Session I (first-year students)
19-20 Summer Orientation Session II (first-year students)
20 Course Withdrawal Period ends for first Summer Session; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
22-23 Summer Orientation Session III (first-year students)
26-27 Summer Orientation Session IV (first-year students)
29-30 Summer Orientation Session V (first-year students)
30 Last day to obtain a partial refund of Tuition Deposit for cancellation of Fall 2017 registration (full-time students)
   
July 2017
3-4 Independence Day Observed (University Closed)
10 Web Registration ends for second Summer Session
13 First Summer Session ends
14 Mail-In Registration ends for second Summer Session
14 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period begins for Fall 2017 Semester
17 Second Summer Session begins
17-18 Late Registration for second Summer Session
18 Last day for students with approved withdrawals for alternate Summer Session internships to obtain a full tuition refund
19 Course Withdrawal Period begins for second Summer Session
   
August 2017
3 Course Withdrawal Period ends for second Summer Session; last day to withdraw with a grade of W
24 Second Summer Session ends
29 Mail-In Registration ends for Fall 2017 Semester (part-time students)

Fall Semester 2017

August 2017
31 First-year resident students report to residence halls
   
September 2017
1-4 Fall Welcome Weekend
3 Upperclass resident students report to residence halls
4 Labor Day (No Classes)
5 Fall Semester begins
5 Applications due for January 2018 Graduation
5-8 Late Registration: In-Person Add/Drop Period
8 Add/Drop Period ends for Fall Semester
8-17 Initium Activities
9 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Fall Semester
17 Mass of the Holy Spirit
22 Applications due for May 2018 Graduation (full-time students)
   
October 2017
6-8 Family Weekend
20 Midsemester Holiday
20 Midterm grades due in Records Office by 3:00 p.m.*
25 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2018 Semester (Class of 2018)
   
November 2017
1 All Saints Day
1 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2018 Semester (Class of 2019)
8 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2018 Semester (Class of 2020)
10 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Fall Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
15-16 Webdvisor Registration for Spring 2018 Semester (Class of 2021)
20 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period begins for Spring 2018 Semester
21 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class
22-26 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
23-26 Thanksgiving Break (University Closed)
27 Classes Resume
   
December 2017
8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception
11 Last day of classes for Fall Semester
12 Study Day
13-21 Exams and close of Fall Semester; including Saturday, December 16
22-1/1 Christmas Break (University Closed)

Spring Semester 2018

January 2018
2 University Opens
2 Mail-In Registration ends for Spring Semester (part-time students)
14 Resident students report to residence halls
15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed)
16 Spring Semester begins
16 Applications due for May 2018 Graduation (part-time students)
16-19 Late Registration: In-Person Add/Drop Period
19 Add/Drop Period ends for Spring Semester
20 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Spring Semester
   
February 2018
14 Ash Wednesday
26 Web and Mail-In Registration begin for Summer 2018 Sessions
   
March 2018
2 Midterm grades due in Records Office by 3:00 p.m.*
5-11 Spring Break
12 Classes Resume
21 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2018 Semester (Class of 2019)
23 Maryland Day Celebration
28 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2018 Semester (Class of 2020)
29-4/2 Easter Break (Offices Closed)
   
April 2018
3 Classes Resume
3 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Spring Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
11 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2018 Semester (Class of 2021)
30 Last day of classes for Spring Semester
   
May 2018
1 Study Day
2-10 Exams and close of Spring Semester; including Saturday, May 5
18 Academic Honors and Departmental Awards Ceremony: McManus Theatre, 11 a.m.
18 Baccalaureate Mass: Reitz Arena, 1:30 p.m.
19 Commencement: Royal Farms Arena, 11 a.m.

* Midterm grades are available on WebAdvisor once they are processed. Midterm grades are mailed to the student's permanent address only.