Academic Calendars

Spring 2018

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November 2017

  • Nov. 6: Advance Scheduling begins for Spring 2018.

December 2017

  • Dec. 16-31: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No Winter classes on Dec. 24, 25, and 31. 

January 2018

  • Jan. 1: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No classes.
  • Jan. 2: University offices re-open, 8 a.m.
  • Jan. 3: Late registration fee ($100) begins.
  • Jan. 5: Payment due today for all students; including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill).
  • Jan. 8:  Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal Form for the hearing. 
  • Jan. 11: Academic Suspension Appeal Hearing, 9 a.m., Curris Center, Tennessee Room. 
  • Jan. 12: Spring 2018 schedules purged for non-payment.
  • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day observed. University closed. 
  • Jan. 16: Classes begin on and off campus; including evening and web classes. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    First half semester (1/16-3/7) classes begin. 
    10W session (1/16-3/30) classes begin.
    5A session (1/16-2/17) classes begin.
    Payment due for late registrations including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill). 
  • Jan. 17: Last day to enroll in any 5A session class. Class participation required on or before this date if class has begun.
    Last day to drop any 5A session class with no grade.
    Last day to change any 5A session class from audit to credit.
  • Jan. 18: Last day to enroll in any first half semester and 10W session classes. Class participation required on or before this data if class has begun.
    Last day to drop first half semester and 10W session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any first half semester and 10W session class from audit to credit.
    Drop process continues for 5A session classes through Feb. 12, 2018; W grade assigned.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for adding any 5A session class.
  • Jan. 19: CA session (1/19-5/11) classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for adding any first half semester and 10W session class.
    Drop process continues for 10W session classes through Mar. 20, 2018; W grade assigned.     
    Drop process continues for first half semester classes through Feb. 28, 2018; W grade assigned.
  • Jan. 22: Last day to register for full semester and CA session classes.
    Last day to drop any full semester and CA session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change a full semester and CA session class from audit to credit.  
  • Jan. 23: Drop process continues for full semester and CA session classes through Apr. 19, 2018; W grade assigned.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for adding any full semester and CA session classes. 
  • Jan. 26: CB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Jan. 29: Last day to register for CB session classes.
    Last day to drop any CB session class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any CB session class from audit to credit.
  • Jan. 30: Schedule change fee ($50) begins fro adding any CB session class.
    Drop process continues for CB session classes through Apr. 19, 2018; W grade assigned.

 February 2018

  • Feb. 12: Last day to  drop any 5A session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any 5A session class.
    Last day to submit a Grade Appeal for Fall 2017. 
  • Feb. 14: Last day to apply for a residency change.
  • Feb. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for May 2018 Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Feb. 18: 5B session classes begin. Attendance is expected; absences recorded.
  • Feb. 19: Last day to register for 5B session classes.
    Last day to drop any 5B session class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any 5B session class from audit to credit.
  • Feb. 20: Drop process continues for 5B session classes through Mar. 25, 2018; W grade assigned.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for adding any 5B session classes.
  • Feb. 28: Last day to drop any first half semester class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit first half semester classes. 

March 2018

  • Mar. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for August 2018 Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Mar. 2: Midterm grade submission available via instructors' myGate until Mar. 16. Midterm grades available on students' myGate Academics tab as soon as grades are submitted by instructors.
  • Mar. 7: First half semester classes end.
  • Mar. 8: Second half semester classes begin.
  • Mar. 9: Final grades due by instructor for first half semester classes 48 hours after each exam. Grades will be processed and posted after all Spring 2018 sessions are completed (5/14/18).
  • Mar. 12: Last day to register for second half semester classes. Attendance required on or before this date if class has begun.
    Last day to drop any second half semester class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any second half semester class from audit to credit. 
  • Mar. 13: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for second half semester classes.
    Drop process continues for second half semester classes through Apr. 29, 2018; W grade assigned.
  • Mar. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for August 2018 Master's, Specialist, or Doctoral degrees and Certificates.  Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
    Last day to change a grade of I (Incomplete) received in Fall and Winter 2018 classes.
  • Mar. 16: Midterm grades due for all 000, 100, and 200-level classes via instructors' myGate.
  • Mar. 19-20: Spring Break Classes dismissed. Offices open.
  • Mar. 20: Last day to drop any 10W session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 10W session class. 
  • Mar. 21-23: Spring Break University closed.
  • Mar. 25: Last day to drop any 5B session class; W grade assigned. 
    Last day to audit any 5B session class.
  • Mar. 26: Offices reopen 8 a.m.
  • Mar. 30: 5B session classes end.
  • Mar. 31: 5C session classes begin. Attendance is expected; absences recorded.

April 2018

  • Apr. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for December 2018 Associate and baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
    Last day to register for 5C session classes.
    Last day to drop any 5C session class with  no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any 5C session class from audit to credit.
  • Apr. 2: Drop process continues for 5C session classes through Apr. 24, 2018; W grade assigned.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for adding any 5C session class.
  • Apr. 9: Advance scheduling begins for Summer and Fall 2018.
  • Apr. 19: Last day to drop full semester, CA and CB session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit full semester, CA and CB session classes.
  • Apr. 20: New Freshman Honor's Orientation
  • Apr. 21: New Freshman Summer Orientation
  • Apr. 27: Last day to drop any second half semester class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit second half semester classes. 
  • Apr. 29: Last day to drop any 5C session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any 5C session class. 

May 2018

  • May 2: Senior Breakfast for all May 2018 baccalaureate and graduate degree candidates.
  • May 4:  Spring 2018 semester classes end.
  • May 5: Final exams begin. See Final Exam schedule on myGate.
  • May 11: Final exams end.
    Final grades due by instructor for Spring 2018 classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • May 12: Commencement, CFSB Center, 9 a.m.
    Residential Colleges close at noon.
  • May 14:  Final grades due by instructor for Spring 2018 no later than 10 a.m.
    Summer 2018 SA session classes begin.
  • May 15: Spring 2018 grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.

Summer 2018

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May 2018

  • May 14: SA session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to add a SA session class. 
    Last day to drop a SA session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SA session class from audit to credit.
  • May 15: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SA session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SA session classes.
  • May 21: Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal form to attend May hearing.
  • May 22: Last day to drop any SA session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SA session class. 
  • May 24: Academic Appeal Hearing, Curris Center, Tennessee Ballroom, 9 a.m.
  • May 25: SA session classes end.
    Final grades for SA session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. All final grades will be processed after ALL sessions are completed in August 2018.
  • May 28: Memorial Day observed. Classes dismissed. Offices closed.
  • May 29: SF and SK session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • May 30: Last day to add a SF session class.
    Last day to drop a SF session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SF session class from audit to credit.
    Classes meet today for all SF and SK sessions.
  • May 31: Last day to add a SK session class.
    Last day to drop a SK session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SK session class from audit to credit.
    Late registration fee ($100) begins for SF session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SF session classes.

June 2018

  • June 1: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SK session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SK session classes.
  • June 11: SB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to add a SB session class.
    Last day to drop a SB session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SB session class from audit to credit.
  • June 12: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SB session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SB session classes.
  • June 13: Last day to apply for residency change.
  • June 19: Last day to drop any SB session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SB session class. 
  • June 22SB session classes end.
    Final grades for SB session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. All final grades will be processed after ALL sessions are completed in August 2018.
  • June 24: Last day to drop any SF session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SF session class.
  • June 29: SF session classes end.
    Final grades for SF session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. All final grades will be processed after ALL session are completed in August 2018.

July 2018

  • July 2: SH session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • July 4: July 4th observed. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
  • July 5: Last day to add a SH session class.
    Last day to drop a SH session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SH session class from audit to credit.
    Classes meet today for all SH and SK sessions.
  • July 6: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SH session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SH session classes.
  • July 9: SC session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to add a SC session class.
    Last day to drop a SC session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SC session class from audit to credit.
  • July 10: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SC session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SC session classes.
  • July 17: Last day to drop any SC session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SC session class.
  • July 20: SC session classes end.
    Final grades for SC session classes due 48 hours after the final exam.
  • July 25: Last day to drop any SK session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SK session class. 
  • July 29: Last day to drop any SH session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SH session class. 

August 2018

  • Aug. 3: SH and SK session classes end.
    Final grades for SH and SK session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. 
  • Aug. 6: ALL Summer 2018 final grades due by 10 a.m.
  • Aug. 7: Final Summer 2018 grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.

Fall and Winter 2017 

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July 2017

  • July 21: ebills for Fall 2017 begin. Students have 2 weeks to make payment arrangements to prevent their schedules from being purged (deleted).

August 2017

  • Aug. 4: Payment due for all students; including financial aid recipients. (Regardless of receipt of bill.)
    Late registration fee ($100) begins.
  • Aug. 7: Fall 2017 schedules purged (deleted) for nonpayment. 
    Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal Form for the August 10, 2017 hearing. 
  • Aug. 10: Academic Suspension Appeal Hearing, 9 a.m., Curris Center, Tennessee Room. 
  • Aug. 12: Residential Colleges open at 10 a.m. for new freshman and new transfers only.
    Great Beginnings!
  • Aug. 13: Residential Colleges open at noon for returning students.
  • Aug. 15: Classes begin on and off campus; including evening and web classes. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    First half semester classes begin. 
    5A session classes begin.
    10W session classes begin.
    Payment due for late registrations including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill). 
  • Aug. 16: Last day to register for 5A session classes.
    Last day to drop 5A session classes with no grade.
    Last day to change 5A session class from audit to credit.
  • Aug. 17: Last day to register for first half semester and 10W session classes.
    Last day to drop first half semester and 10W session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change first half semester and 10W session classes from audit to credit.
    Last day to drop full semester classes within 100% refund period.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5A session classes.
  • Aug. 18: CA session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for first half semester and 10W session classes.
  • Aug. 21: Last day to register full semester and CA session classes.
    Last day to drop full semester and CA session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change full semester and CA session classes from audit to credit.  
  • Aug. 22: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for full semester and CA session classes. 
  • Aug. 25: CB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Aug. 28: Last day to register CB session classes.
    Last day to drop CB session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change CB session classes from audit to credit.
  • Aug. 29: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for CB session classes.

September 2017

  • Sept. 4: Labor Day observed. Classed dismissed, offices closed.
  • Sept. 13: Last day to apply for a residency change.
    Last day to submit a Grade Appeal for Spring and Summer 2017.
    Last day to request a change of grade submitted in error by the instructor for Spring and Summer 2017.
    Last day to drop 5A session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 5A session classes.
  • Sept. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for December 2017 Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Sept. 18: 5A session classes end.
  • Sept. 19: 5B session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Sept. 20: Last day to register 5B session classes.
    Last day to drop 5B session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5B session classes from audit to credit.
  • Sept. 21: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5B session classes.
  • Sept. 27: Last day to drop first half semester classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit first half semester classes.

October 2017

  • Oct. 2: Midterm grade submission available through Oct. 16 via instructors' myGate.
    Midterm grades available on students' myGate Academics tab as soon as grade is submitted by instructor.
  • Oct. 4: First half semester classes end.
    Final grades due for first half semester classes 48 hours after each exam by instructor. Grades will be processed and posted after all Fall 2017 sessions are completed.
  • Oct. 5-6: Fall Break. Classes dismissed, offices closed.
  • Oct. 9:  Second half semester classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Oct. 11: Last day to register second half semester classes.
    Last day to drop second half semester classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change second half semester classes from audit to credit.
    Last day to drop 10W session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 10W session classes.
  • Oct. 12: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for second half semester classes.
  • Oct. 16: Last day to change a grade of I (Incomplete) received in Spring or Summer 2017 classes.
     Midterm grades due for all 000, 100, and 200-level classes via instructors' myGate.
  • Oct. 19: Last day to drop 5B session classes; W grade assigned. 
    Last day to audit 5B session classes.
  • Oct. 20: 10W session classes end.
  • Oct. 24: 5B session classes end.
  • Oct. 25: 5C session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Oct. 26: Last day to register 5C session classes.
    Last day to drop 5C session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5C session classes from audit to credit.
  • Oct. 27: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5C session classes.
  • Oct. 30: Advance scheduling begins for Winter 2017 for ALL classifications. 

November 2017

  • Nov. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for May 2018 Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Nov. 6: Advance scheduling begins for Spring 2018.
  • Nov. 14: Advance scheduling for Winter 2017 ends.
  • Nov. 15: Winter 2017 registration continues. Payment required. 
  • Nov. 16: Senior Breakfast for all December 2017 baccalaureate and graduate degree candidates.
    Last day to drop full semester, CA and CB session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit full semester, CA and CB session classes.
  • Nov. 17: Payment due today for Winter 2017 classes including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill).
  • Nov. 20: Winter 2017 schedules purged for non-payment.
  • Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving holiday. Classes dismissed, offices closed.
  • Nov. 24: Last day to drop any second half semester class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit second half semester classes. 
  • Nov. 25: Last day to drop any 5C session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any 5C session class. 
  • Nov. 30: 5C session classes end.

December 2017

  • Dec. 1:  Fall 2017 semester classes end.
  • Dec. 2: Final exams begin. See Final Exam schedule on myGate.
  • Dec. 8: Final exams end.
    Final grades due by instructor for Fall 2017 classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • Dec. 9: Commencement, CFSB Center, 9 a.m.
    Residential Colleges close at noon.
  • Dec. 11:  Final grades due by instructor for Fall 2017 no later than 10 a.m.
    Winter 2017 session classes begin.
    Last day to withdraw from Winter 2017 term with no grade assigned.
  • Dec. 12: Fall 2017 grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.
    Wtihdrawal process continues for Winter 2017 term; W grade assigned.
  • Dec. 16-31: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No Winter classes on Dec. 24, 25, and 31. 
  • Dec. 31: Last day to withdraw from Winter 2017 term.

January 2018

  • Jan. 1: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No classes.
  • Jan. 2: University re-opens, 8 a.m.
  • Jan. 3: Winter 2017 classes end.
  • Jan. 4: Final Winter 2017 grades due via instructors' myGate no later than 10 a.m.