2024-2025 Academic Calendar

Fall 2024

New Faculty and Professional Staff Orientation Monday & Tuesday, August 19-20
Arrival of Non-Registered New Students (freshman and transfer in-residence) Thursday, August 22
Orientation for Non-registered New Students Friday, August 23
New Student Arrival
(all first year/transfers in-residence who attended summer orientation)
Friday, August 23
Opening Picnic & Torchlight Ceremony Friday, August 23
Welcome Week Events Friday, August 23 - Monday, September 2
Orientation, Graduate Students Saturday, August 24
Arrival of Returning Students in Residence Sunday, August 25
Instruction Begins: Semester & Q-1 Courses Monday, August 26
Registration Changes (Add/Drop Period Begins) Monday, August 26
Final date to Add a Q-1 Course Thursday, August 29
Final Date to Select Pass/Fail Option for Q-1 Courses Thursday, August 29
Final Date to Add an Undergraduate or Graduate Semester Course Thursday, August 29
Student Teaching Orientation Thursday & Friday, August 29-30
Labor Day (No Classes/Residence Halls Remain Open) Monday, September 2
Q-1 Student Teaching Begins Tuesday, September 3
Final Date to Drop a Q-1 Course Wednesday, September 4
Final Date to Select Pass/Fail Option for a Semester Course Wednesday, September 4
Course Withdrawal (W grade appears on transcript) in Effect Thursday, September 19 - October 25
Final date for FACULTY to Remove Incompletes and Other Grade Changes Friday, October 6
End of Q-1 Coursees Wednesday, October 9
Fall Break (No Classes) Thursday - Friday, October 10-11
Fall Open House 1 Monday, October 14
Final Exams: Q-1 Courses Monday - Friday, October 14-18
End of Q-1 Student Teaching Thursday, October 17
Student Teaching Mid-Semester Meeting Friday, October 18
Midterm Grades Posted Friday, October 18
Instruction Begins: Q-2 Courses Monday, October 21
Q-2 Student Teaching Begins Monday, October 21
Final date to Add a Q-2 Course Thursday, October 24
Final Date to Select Pass/Fail Option for a Q-2 Course Thursday, October 24
Family & Friends Weekend Friday, October 25-27
Documented Late Withdrawal Period (W grade appears on transcript) in Effect Monday, October 28 - December 6
Final Date to Drop a Q-2 Course Wendesday, October 30
Fall Open House 2 Friday, November 8
All Non-Break Residence Halls Close Saturday, November 23 @ 8 am
Thanksgiving Recess Monday - Friday, November 25-29
All Residence Halls Reopen Sunday, December 1 @ noon
Classes Resume Monday, December 2
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 6
Reading Days Saturday - Sunday, December 7-8
Common Finals Monday, December 9
Final Exams: Semester & Q-2 Courses Monday - Friday, December 9-13
End of Q-2 Student Teaching Thursday, December 12
All Non-Break Residence Halls Close Saturday, December 14
December Graduation Saturday, December 14

Winter 2025

Session 1 Monday, December 16 - January 3
Session 1-2 Monday, December 16 - January 24
Christmas Day: No Classes Wednesday, December 25
New Year's Day: No classes Wednesday, January 1
Session 2 Monday, January 6 - 24
Martin Luther King Day: No Classes Monday, January 20
Winter Session Ends Friday, January 24

Spring 2025

Arrival of All New Students in Residence Thursday, January 23
Student Teaching Orientationn Thursday & Friday, January 23-24
Orientation for Non-Registered New Students Friday, January 24
Arrival of Returning Students In Residence Sunday, January 26
Instruction Begins: Semester & Q-3 Courses Monday, January 27
Q-3 Student Teaching Begins Monday, January 27
Final date to Add a Q-3 Course Thursday, January 30
Final Date to Select Pass/Fai Option for a Q-3 Course Thursday, January 30
Final Date ot Add an Undergraduate or Graduate Semester Course Wednesday, February 5
Final Date to Select Pass/Fail Option for Semester Course Wednesday, February 5
Final Date to Drop a Q-3 Course Wednesday, February 5
Final date to Drop an Undergradaute or Graduate Semester Course Friday, February 14
Course Withdrawal Period (W grade appears on transcript) in Effect February 15-April 4
Final Date for FACULTY to Remove Incompletes and Other Grade Changes Friday, March 7
Midterm Grades Posted Friday, March 7
Final Exams: Q-3 Courses March 10-14
All Non-Break Resience Halls Close Saturday, March 15 @ 8 am
Spring Recess Monday - Friday, March 17-21
End of Q-3 Student Teaching Thursday, March 20
Student Teaching Mid-Semester Meeting Friday, March 21
All Residence Halls Reopen Sunday, March 23 @ noon
Classes Resume Monday, March 24
Q-4 Student Teaching Begins Monday, March 24
Instruction Begins: Q-4 Courses Monday, March 24
Final Date to Add a Q-4 Course Thursday, March 24
Final Date to Select Pass/Fail Option for a Q-4 Course Thursday, March 24
Final Date to Drop a Q-4 Course Wednesday, April 2
Documented Late Withdrawal Period (W grade appears on transcript) in Effect Monday, April 7 - May 9
Quest (No Classes, 8am - 5pm) Wednesday, April 16
Honors Convocation 3:00 (Classes in Session) Friday, April 18
Last Day of Classes Friday, May 9
Reading Days Saturday - Sunday, May 10-11
Common Finals Monday, May 12
Final Exams: Semester & Q-4 Courses Monday - Friday, May 12-6
End of Q-4 Student Teaching Thursday, May 15
Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony Friday, May 16
All Non-Break Residence Halls Close Saturday, May 17
Commencement  Saturday, May 17

Summer 2025

Memorial Day: No Classes Monday, May 26
Session 1 Tuesday, May 27 - June 13
Session 1-2 Tuesday, May 27 - July 3
Session 1-4 Tuesday, May 27 - August 15
Reunion Weekend Thursday, June 5-8
Session 2 Monday, June 16 - July 3
Independence Day: No Classes Friday, July 4
Session 3 Monday, July 7 - July 25
Session 3-4 Monday, July 7 - August 15
Session 4 Monday, July 28 - August 15