Academic Calendar

FALL 2017

New Faculty Orientation
Opening Meeting and Workshops 8/17/17
Transfer Student Orientation
Freshman Orientation
Returning Students Move In & International Student Orientation 8/20/17
Freshman Advising&Reg
IDS Class Meets 8/22/17
Opening Convocation 8/22/17
Classes Begin 8/23/17
Last Day Add/Drop, Declare P/F 8/30/17
Labor Day – NO CLASSES 9/4/17
Last Day to Withdraw “W” 9/20/17
Senior Pinning 9/28/17
Textbook Orders Due 9/29/17
Fall Break – NO CLASSES October 11-13, 2017
Classes Resume 10/16/17
Mid-Terms 10/20/17
Homecoming October 20-22, 2017
*Registration Day
Pre-registration 10/30/17
Evaluations
Last Day to Apply for Graduation 11/10/17
Residence Halls Close (Thanksgiving) 11/21/17
Thanksgiving Break November 22-24, 2017
Classes Resume 11/27/17
Last Day to Withdraw “WP/WF” 11/29/17
*Reading Day 11/30/17
Exams December 1, 4-6, 2017
Residence Halls Close (Winter Break) 12/6/17
Senior Grades Due 9:00 a.m. 12/7/17
GPS Graduation Reception 12/8/17
Residence Halls Close (Graduating Seniors) 12/8/17
Commencement 12/9/17
Fall Grades Due 12/12/17
Academic Policies 12/15/17

SPRING 2018

New Student Registration 1/8/18
Classes Begin 1/10/18
Last Day Add/Drop, Declare P/F 1/17/18
Founders Day 1/18/18
Faculty Workshop (Interdisciplinary Day) 7-Feb
Last Day for “W” 2/7/18
Mid-Terms 2/26/18
Spring Break March 5-9, 2018
Classes Resume 3/12/18
Textbook Orders Due 3/13/18
Day to Engage 3/20/18
*Registration Day 3/21/18
Pre-registration Begins 3/26/18
Last Day to Apply for Graduation 3/23/18
Evaluations
*Good Friday 3/30/18
*Easter Monday – no classes 4/2/18
Last Day WP/WF 4/25/18
*Reading Day 4/26/18
Exams April 27, 30, May 1,2, 2018
Senior Grades Due 9:00 a.m. 5/3/18
GPS Graduation Reception 5/4/18
Commencement 5/5/18
Spring Grades Due 5/8/18

 

SUMMER SESSIONS 2017

First Term: 5/17-6/9/17
Second Term: 6/14-7/7/17

 

University Days

Independence Day 7/3-4/2017
Labor Day 9/4/17
Thanksgiving November 22-24, 2017
Christmas TBA
Good Friday 3/20/18
Memorial Day 5/28/18