Dec 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Academic Calendar


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Summer 2018 Session

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Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2018
16 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference A, 8:00 a.m.
24 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference B, 8:00 a.m.
28 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2018
4 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
8 Friday Summer Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
8 Friday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference C, 8:00 a.m.
8 Friday Late registration begins
11 Monday Classes begin
12 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
14 Thursday Fall Freshman Oreintation Conference D, 8:00 a.m.
19 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
22 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
26 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for summer degree completion
28 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference E, 8:00 a.m.
28 Thursday Mid-Term
July 2018
2 Monday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
4 Wednesday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for summer degree completion
11 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for summer degree completion 
11 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference F, 8:00 a.m.
20 Friday Last date to withdraw from courses
20 Friday Classes end
23 Monday Final examinations begin
24 Tuesday Final examinations end
26 Thursday Grades due by 9:00 a.m.
26 Thursday Term ends
27 Friday Degree certifications due in the Registrar's Office by 10:00 a.m.
August 2018
16 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference G, 8:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3P (3 Weeks)

May 2018
9 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3P
16 Wednesday Session 3P classes begin
16 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3P
24 Thursday Session 3P Mid-Term
28 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
29 Tuesday Session 3P mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
June 2018
5 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3P courses
5 Tuesday Session 3P classes end
6 Wednesday Session 3P final examinations
8 Friday Session 3P grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

June 2018
4 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
8 Friday Late registration begins for Session 3A
11 Monday Session 3A classes begin
12 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
19 Tuesday Session 3A Mid-Term
21 Thursday Session 3A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
28 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
28 Thursday Session 3A classes end
29 Friday Session 3A final examinations begin
July 2018
2 Monday Session 3A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2018
25 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
July 2018
2 Monday Session 3B classes begin
2 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
4 Wednesday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Wednesday Session 3B Mid-Term
13 Friday Session 3B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
20 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 3B courses
20 Friday Session 3B classes end
23 Monday Session 3B final examinations
26 Thursday Session 3B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 4A (4 Weeks)

May 2018
16 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
23 Wednesday Session 4A classes begin
23 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
28 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2018
5 Tuesday Session 4A Mid-Term
7 Thursday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
19 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
19 Tuesday Session 4A classes end
20 Wednesday Session 4A final examinations
22 Friday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 4B (4 Weeks)

June 2018
18 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
25 Monday Session 4B classes begin
25 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
July 2018
4 Wednesday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
5 Thursday Session 4B Mid-Term
9 Monday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
20 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
20 Friday Session 4B classes end
23 Monday Session 4B final examinations
26 Thursday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Fall 2018 Semester

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Fall Regular Semester*

August 2018
13 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
14 Tuesday General Faculty Meeting 
16 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference G, 8:00 a.m.
17 Friday Late registration begins
20 Monday Classes begin
21 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
September 2018
3 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
4 Tuesday Last date to file for fall degree completion
7 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
14 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
October 2018
3 Wednesday Mid-Term
10 Wednesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
11-12 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break (Evening classes will meet on Wed., Oct 10.)
25 Thursday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for fall degree completion
November 2018
8 Thursday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for fall degree completion
8 Thursday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for fall degree completion
19-23 Mon.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (Classes will not meet Saturday., Nov 24. University offices closed Nov 21-23.)
28 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from courses
28 Wednesday Classes end (Evening classes will meet.)
29 Thursday Study Day (Final examinations for evening clases begin.)
30 Friday Final examinations begin
December 2018
5 Wednesday Final examinations end
5 Wednesday Last data for faculty to remove previous semester I grades for currently enrolled students
5 Wednesday Grades for degree candidates due by 2:00 p.m.
6 Thursday Degree certifications due to the Registrar’s Office by 12:00 p.m.
8 Saturday Commencement excercises
10 Monday All remaining grades due by 9:00 a.m.
10 Monday Semester ends
18 Tuesday University closes at 4:30 p.m. and reopens on Wed., Jan. 2, at 7:45 a.m.

*Note: Fall 2018 regular semester Thursday night classes must meet weekly for 3 hours.

Fall Session 7A (7 Weeks)

August 2018
13 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
17 Friday Late registration begins for Session 7A
20 Monday Session 7A classes begin
21 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
September 2018
3 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Tuesday Session 7A Mid-Term
13 Thursday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
October 2018
4 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
4 Thursday Session 7A classes end
5 Friday Session 7A final examinations
8 Monday Session 7A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Fall Session 7B (7 Weeks)

October 2018
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
8 Monday Session 7B classes begin
9 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, make schedule changes for Session 7B 
11-12 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break
November 2018
2 Friday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
19-23 Mon.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (University offices closed Nov 21-23.)
30 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
30 Friday Session 7B classes end
December 2018
3 Monday Session 7B final examinations
5 Wednesday Session 7B grades due by 2:00 p.m.

Fall Session 4A (4 Weeks)

August 2018
13 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
20 Monday Session 4A classes begin
21 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
30 Thursday Session 4A Mid-Term
September 2018
3 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
4 Tuesday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
14 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
14 Friday Session 4A classes end
17 Monday Session 4A final examinations
19 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Fall Session 4B (4 Weeks)

September 2018
17 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
24 Monday Session 4B classes begin
24 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
October 2018
4 Thursday Session 4B Mid-Term
8 Monday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
11-12 Thurs.-Fri.  Fall Break
22 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
22 Monday Session 4B classes end
23 Tuesday Session 4B final examinations
25 Thursday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Fall Session 4C (4 Weeks)

October 2018
22 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
29 Monday Session 4C classes begin
29 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
November 2018
8 Thursday Session 4C Mid-Term
12 Monday Session 4C mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
19-23 Mon.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (University offices closed Nov 21-23.)
29 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
29 Thursday Session 4C classes end
30 Friday Session 4C final examinations
December 2018
5 Wednesday Session 4C grades due by 2:00 p.m.

 

Spring 2019 Semester

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Spring Regular Semester*

January 2019
2 Wednesday University reopens at 7:45 a.m.
7 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
10 Thursday Freshman Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
11 Friday Late registration begins
14 Monday Classes begin
15 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.) 
28 Monday Last date to file for spring degree completion
February 2019
1 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
8 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
28 Thursday Mid-Term
March 2019
4-6 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
8 Friday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
25 Monday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for spring degree completion
April 2019
3 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for spring degree completion
10 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for spring degree completion
19-28 Fri.-Sun. Spring Vacation (Evening classes will not meet on Thurs., Apr. 18, and Sat. classes will not meet on Apr. 20 and 27. University offices closed Apr. 19 and 22.)
30 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from courses
30 Tuesday Classes end (Evening classes will meet.)
May 2019
1 Wednesday Study Day (Final examinations for evening classes begin.)
2 Thursday Final examinations begin
7 Tuesday Final examinations end
7 Tuesday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester I grades for currently enrolled students 
8 Wednesday Grades for degree candidates due by 9:00 a.m.
9 Thursday Degree certifications due in Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
10 Friday All remaining grades due by 9:00 a.m.
10 Friday Semester ends
11 Saturday Commencement exercises

Spring Session 7A (7 Weeks)

January 2019
7 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
11 Friday Late registration begins for Session 7A
14 Monday Session 7A classes begin
15 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.) 
February 2019
5 Tuesday Session 7A Mid-Term
7 Thursday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
28 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
28 Thursday Session 7A classes end
March 2019
1 Friday Session 7A final examinations
4-6 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
7 Thursday Session 7A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Spring Session 7B (7 Weeks)

February 2019
25 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
March 2019
4-6 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
7 Thursday Session 7B  classes begin
7 Thursday Last date to register,add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7B
28 Thursday Session 7B Mid-Term
April 2019
1 Monday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
19-28 Fri.-Sun. Spring Vacation (University offices closed Apr. 19 and 22.)
30 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
30 Tuesday Session 7B classes end
May 2019    
2 Thursday Session 7B final examinations
8 Wednesday Session 7B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Spring Session 3P (3 Weeks)

December 2018
4 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4P
12 Wednesday Session 3P classes begin
12 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3P
18 Tuesday University offices close at 4:30 p.m. and re-open on Wed., Jan 2, at 7:45 a.m. (Classes continue to meet.)
20 Thursday Session 3P Mid-Term
24-26 Mon.-Wed. Christmas Holiday
27 Thursday Session 3P mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
31 Monday New Year’s Eve Holiday
January 2019
1 Tuesday New Year’s Day Holiday
7 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 3P courses
7 Monday Session 3P classes end
8 Tuesday Session 3P final examinations
10 Thursday Session 3P grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Spring Session 4A (4 Weeks)

January 2019
7 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
14 Monday Session 4A classes begin
15 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
25 Friday Session 4A Mid-Term
29 Tuesday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
February 2019
8 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
8 Friday Session 4A classes end
11 Monday Session 4A final examinations
13 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Spring Session 4B (4 Weeks)

February 2019
7 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
14 Thursday Session 4B classes begin
14 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
26 Tuesday Session 4B Mid-Term
28 Thursday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
March 2019
4-6 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
15 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
15 Friday Session 4B classes end
18 Monday Session 4B final examinations
20 Wednesday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Spring Session 4C (4 Weeks)

March 2019
14 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
21 Thursday Session 4C classes begin
21 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
April 2019
2 Tuesday Session 4C Mid-Term
4 Thursday Session 4C mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
16 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
16 Tuesday Session 4C classes end
17 Wednesday Session 4C final examinations
18 Thursday Session 4C grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  

Summer 2019 Session

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Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2019
15 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference A, 8:00 a.m.
23 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference B, 8:00 a.m.
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2019
3 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
7 Friday Summer Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
7 Friday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference C, 8:00 a.m.
7 Friday Late registration begins
10 Monday Classes begin
11 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
13 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference D, 8:00 a.m.
18 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
21 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
25 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for summer degree completion
27 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference F, 8:00 a.m.
27 Thursday Mid-Term
     
July 2019
3 Wednesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
4-5 Thurs.-Fri. Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
10 Wednesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for summer degree completion
10 Wednesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for completion of degree requirements in summer
10 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference F, 8:00 a.m.
22 Monday Last date to withdraw from courses
22 Monday Classes end
23 Tuesday Final examinations begin
24 Wednesday Final examinations end
26 Friday Grades due by 9:00 a.m.
26 Friday Term ends
29 Monday Degree certifications due in the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
August 2019
15 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference G, 8:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3P (3 Weeks)

May 2019
8 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3P
15 Wednesday Session 3P classes begin
15 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3P
23 Thursday Session 3P Mid-Term
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
28 Tuesday Session 3P mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
June 2019
4 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3P courses
4 Tuesday Session 3P classes end
5 Wednesday Session 3P final examinations
7 Friday Session 3P grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

June 2019
3 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
7 Friday Late registration begins for Session 3A
10 Monday Session 3A classes begin
11 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
18 Tuesday Session 3A Mid-Term
20 Thursday Session 3A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
27 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
27 Thursday Session 3A classes end
28 Friday Session 3A final examinations
July 2019
1 Monday Session 3A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2019
24 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
July 2019
1 Monday Session 3B classes begin
1 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
4-5 Thurs.-Fri. Independance Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Thursday Session 3B Mid-Term
15 Monday Session 3B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
22 Monday Last date to withdraw form Session 3B courses
22 Monday Session 3B classses end
23 Tuesday Session 3B final examinations
26 Friday Session 3B final grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 4A (4 Weeks)

May 2019
15 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
22 Wednesday Session 4A classes begin
22 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2019
4 Tuesday Session 4A Mid-Term
6 Thursday Session 4A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
18 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
18 Tuesday Session 4A classes end
19 Wednesday Session 4A final examinations
21 Friday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

Summer Session 4B (4 Weeks)

June 2019
17 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
24 Monday Session 4B classes begin
24 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
July 2019
4-5 Thurs.-Fri. Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
8 Monday Session 4B Mid-Term
10 Wednesday Session 4B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 9:00 a.m.
22 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
22 Monday Session 4B classes end
23 Tuesday Session 4B final examinations
26 Friday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.