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Academics

Academic Calendar

Arts, Sciences and Engineering*

*Eastman School of Music and School of Nursing Calendars differ slightly.

Fall Semester 2017
August 30 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
September 20 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
September 27 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to have courses deleted from current program.
Last date for students in the College to add courses.
October 9 – 10Fall term break (Monday and Tuesday).
October 11 (Wednesday)Classes resume.
October 30 – November 3Undergraduate program advising in the College.
November 6 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
November 17 (Friday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
November 22 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at noon.
November 27 (Monday)Classes resume.
December 6 (Wednesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
December 13 (Wednesday)Classes end.
December 14 (Thursday)Reading period begins.
December 16 (Saturday)Reading period ends.
December 17 – 22Final examinations.
December 22 (Friday)Winter recess begins at end of examinations.
Spring Semester 2018
January 17 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
February 6 (Tuesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
February 13 (Tuesday)Last date for students in the College to have courses deleted from current program.
Last date for students in the College to add courses.
March 10 (Saturday)Spring recess begins.
March 19 (Monday)Classes resume.
March 26 – 30Undergraduate program advising in the College.
April 2 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
April 10 (Tuesday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
April 24 (Tuesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
May 1 (Tuesday)Classes end.
May 2 (Wednesday)Reading period begins.
May 5 (Saturday)Reading period ends.
May 6 – 13Final examinations.
May 18 – 20Commencement Weekend.
Summer 2018
May 21 – August 10Full summer session (12 weeks).
May 21 – June 16First four-week session.
May 21 – June 29First six-week session.
May 28 (Monday)Memorial Day observed. No classes.
July 2 – 27Second four-week session.
July 2 – August 10Second six-week session.
July 4 (Wednesday)Independence Day observed. No classes.
Fall Semester 2018
August 29 (Wednesday)Classes begin.
September 19 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
September 26 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to have courses deleted from current program.
October 15 – 16Fall term break (Monday and Tuesday).
October 17 (Wednesday)Classes resume.
October 29 – November 2Undergraduate program advising in the College.
November 5 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
November 16 (Friday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
November 21 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at noon.
November 26 (Monday)Classes resume.
December 5 (Wednesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
December 12 (Wednesday)Classes end.
December 13 (Thursday)Reading period begins.
December 15 (Saturday)Reading period ends.
December 16 – 21Final examinations.
December 21 (Friday)Winter recess begins at end of examinations.
Spring Semester 2019
January 16 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
January 21 (Monday)Martin Luther King Day Observed (no classes).
February 6 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
February 13 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to have courses deleted from current program.
Last date for students in the College to add courses.
March 9 (Saturday)Spring recess begins.
March 18 (Monday)Classes resume.
March 25 – 29Undergraduate program advising in the College.
April 1 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
April 10 (Wednesday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
April 24 (Wednesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
May 1 (Wednesday)Classes end.
May 2 (Thursday)Reading period begins.
May 5 (Sunday)Reading period ends.
May 6 – 13Final examinations.
May 17 – 19Commencement Weekend.
Summer 2019
May 20 – August 9Full summer session (12 weeks).
May 20 – June 14First four-week session.
May 20 – June 29First six-week session.
May 27 (Monday)Memorial Day observed. No classes.
July 1 – 26Second four-week session.
July 4 (Thursday)Independence Day observed. No classes.
July 1 – August 9Second six-week session.