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Summer 2018
May 2018
29 Summer Session I housing opens
Tuesday
30 Summer Session I classes begin
Wednesday
30 Summer Session I drop/add ends at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
30 All remaining Spring 2018 grades submitted to the Registrar's Office. Grade Entry System closes at 11:59 p.m.
Wednesday
June 2018
20 - 27 Departments/Programs/Colleges requiring bound copies of honors theses will receive shipments from the Registrar's office in mid- to late-June.
Wednesday - Wednesday
22 Summer Session I last day to withdraw from classes
Friday
24 GLS Summer Orientation for new students
Sunday
25 GLS regular term classes begin
Monday
26 Summer Session I classes end
Tuesday
27 - 28 Summer Session I final examinations
Wednesday - Thursday
29 Summer Session I housing closes for students not continuing with session II
Friday
July 2018
01 Summer Session II housing opens
Sunday
02 Summer Session II classes begin
Monday
02 Summer Session II drop/add ends at 5:00 p.m.
Monday
04 Summer Session II no classes
Wednesday
09 - 31 Departments/Programs/Colleges receive the Major Certification course lists for approval. Additions to or deletions from those approved course lists must be report to the Registrar's Office.
Monday - Tuesday
09 - 31 Planning Period for new undergraduate students and those returning from leave who were not eligible to participate in April Pre-Reg. Students create plans for consideration in scheduling.
Monday - Tuesday
16 Draft of the In-Semester Course Supplement (Fall 2018) sent to departments for proofing
Monday
24 Revisions to Semester Course Supplement (Fall 2018) due at the Registrar's Office.
Tuesday
26 Summer Session II last day to withdraw from classes
Thursday
30 Summer Session II classes end
Monday
30 GLS regular term classes end
Monday
31 - 01 Summer Session II final examinations
Tuesday - Wednesday
August 2018
02 Summer Session II housing closes
Thursday
03 GLS regular term classes end
Friday
06 Course Supplement with building/room assignments (Fall 2018) sent to departments.
Monday
06 - 31 Departments/Programs/Colleges receive questionnaire about their policy regarding printed reader copies and/or bound copies required at the time of thesis submission.
Monday - Friday
20 - 04 Departments/Programs/Colleges must confirm the names of their approved certifiers for the 2018-2019 academic year so appropriate access can be granted for major certification.
Monday - Tuesday
Fall 2018
21 Graduate housing opens
Tuesday
26 New international undergraduate students arrive
Sunday
28 Graduate Orientation begins, 8 a.m.
Tuesday
29 Class of 2022, new transfer, visiting and exchange students arrive
Wednesday
31 Adjustment Period for new students and those returning from leave who were not eligible to participate in April Pre-Reg. Students can add courses with seat available.
Friday
31 On-campus Enrollment Period for undergraduates and graduates begins
Friday
September 2018
01 University housing opens for all undergraduates, 9 a.m.
Saturday
03 Classes begin
Monday
03 - 14 Drop/Add Period begins September 3, 8:30 a.m. and ends September 14, 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
03 On-campus Enrollment Period for undergraduates and graduates ends
Monday
09 GLS Fall Orientation for new students
Sunday
10 GLS classes begin
Monday
21 Students in their final semester can begin to submit their major certification form which must be completed no later than September 28.
Friday
24 - 05 Departments/programs/colleges can begin confirming honors candidates. Missing names should be reported to the Honors Coordinator. All honors candidates must be approved by October 5, 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday
28 - 30 Family Weekend
Friday - Sunday
28 In courses in which students have a choice of grading mode, the final choice must be made by 5 pm
Friday
October 2018
01 Draft of In-Semester Course Supplement (Spring 2019) sent to departments for proofing.
Monday
12 Last day to withdraw from 1st quarter classes
Friday
15 Revisions to Semester Course Supplement (Spring 2019) due at the Registrar's Office.
Monday
19 1st quarter classes end
Friday
19 - 24 Fall Break begins October 19, 10 p.m. and ends October 24, 8 a.m.
Friday - Wednesday
20 Homecoming
Saturday
24 2nd quarter classes begin *2nd quarter classes may be added or dropped during the five working days following the first class meeting
Wednesday
30 - 12 Planning Period for continuing undergraduate students and students returning from study abroad & leave. Students create plans and meet with advisors. Faculty advisors must approve plans for consideration in scheduling.
Tuesday - Monday
November 2018
05 Curriculum Development System opens to chairs and AAs
Monday
13 Scheduling Period. Students review courses scheduled.
Tuesday
14 - 20 Adjustment Period. Graduate and undergraduate students access the system, staggered by the number of credits reserved. Students can add courses with seats available or drop courses reserved during the scheduling period. Advisors approve electronically.
Wednesday - Tuesday
16 Faculty Certifiers must certify seniors who are December completions by November 16.
Friday
20 - 26 Thanksgiving recess begins November 20, 10 p.m. and ends November 26, 8 a.m.
Tuesday - Friday
21 Academic departments can access class lists for Spring 2019 in WesPortal.
Wednesday
30 Last day to withdraw from full semester & 2nd quarter classes
Friday
December 2018
07 GLS classes end
Friday
07 Undergraduate and graduate classes end
Friday
08 - 11 Reading Period begins December 8 and ends December 11, 5 p.m.
Saturday - Tuesday
10 - 16 GLS final examinations
Monday - Sunday
11 - 15 Undergraduate final examinations begin December 11, 7 p.m. and end December 15 at 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday
16 University housing closes, noon
Sunday
Spring 2019
January 2019
03 Revisions for Course Supplement (Spring 2019) due at Registrar's Office
Thursday
03 All Fall 2018 grades (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate) submitted to the Registrar's Office. Grade Entry System closes at 11:59 p.m.
Thursday
21 On-campus Enrollment Period for undergraduates and graduates begins
Monday
22 University housing opens for all undergraduates, 9 a.m.
Tuesday
23 Adjustment Period for new students and those returning from leave who were not eligible to participate in November Pre-Reg. Students can add courses with seats available and submit ranked Drop/Add enrollment request. Advisors approve electronically.
Wednesday
24 Classes begin
Thursday
24 - 06 Drop/Add Period begins January 24, 8:30 a.m. and ends February 6, 11:59 p.m.
Thursday - Wednesday
24 On-campus Enrollment Period for undergraduates and graduates ends
Thursday
24 Thesis Registration day for December completions in the Class of 2019.
Thursday
27 GLS Spring Orientation for new students
Sunday
28 GLS classes begin
Monday
February 2019
01 Chair's deadline for 2019/20 curriculum review. The Curriculum Development System closes to Academic Departments.
Friday
06 - 08 Class of 2019 who are not registered for their second thesis tutorial and are no longer pursuing honors must to be reported to the Honors Coordinator for removal from the Honors Management System.
Wednesday - Friday
06 - 11 Class of 2020 December completions registered for their first thesis tutorial in the Spring 2019 must to be reported to the Honors Coordinator for inclusion in the Honors Management System.
Wednesday - Monday
11 - 25 Departments/Programs/Colleges can begin assigning readers for their honors candidates in the Honors Management System
Monday - Monday
11 Draft of In-Semester Course Supplement (Fall 2019) sent to departments for proofing.
Monday
13 - 28 Students in their final semester can begin to submit their major certification form which must be completed no later than February 28.
Wednesday - Thursday
20 In courses in which students have a choice of grading mode, the final choice must be made by 5 pm
Wednesday
25 Revisions to Semester Course Supplement (Fall 2019) due in Registrar's Office.
Monday
28 - 29 Faculty Certifiers can begin to certify and must certify their seniors by March 29.
Thursday - Friday
March 2019
01 Last day to withdraw from 3rd quarter classes
Friday
08 3rd quarter classes end
Friday
08 - 25 Midsemester recess begins March 8, 10 p.m. and ends March 25, 8 a.m.
Friday - Monday
18 Course Supplement (Fall 2019) sent to departments
Monday
25 4th quarter classes begin. 4th quarter classes may be added or dropped during the five working days following the first class meeting
Monday
April 2019
02 - 15 Planning Period for continuing undergraduate students and students returning from study abroad & leave. Students create plans and meet with advisors. Faculty advisors must approve plans for consideration in scheduling.
Tuesday - Monday
12 Approved graduate thesis/dissertation titles due in Graduate Office, 4 p.m.
Friday
15 - 07 MA oral examinations
Monday - Tuesday
15 Thesis/essay registration opens
Monday
16 Thesis/essay registration deadline system will closes at 4 p.m.
Tuesday
16 Scheduling Period. Students review courses scheduled.
Tuesday
17 - 23 Adjustment Period. Graduate and undergraduate students access the system, staggered by the number of credits reserved. Students can add courses with seats available or drop courses reserved during the scheduling period. Advisors approve electronically.
Wednesday - Tuesday
17 - 30 Departments/Programs/Colleges can begin entering Honors Decisions in the Honors Management System as early as April 17. All decisions must be posted by April 30, 4 p.m.
Wednesday - Tuesday
17 - 22 Thesis/essay correction tool opens. Thesis advisor/department chair must give student access by April 22, 4 p.m. Students have until 11:55pm on April 22 to upload revisions.
Wednesday - Monday
24 Academic departments can access class lists for Fall 2019 in WesPortal.
Wednesday
26 Student applications to pursue Honors in General Scholarship for the Class of 2020 due by 4pm.
Friday
May 2019
01 University Honors departmental sign-off forms due to Honors Coordinator by noon on May 1. Verbal nominations or emails must be received by noon.
Wednesday
01 Last day to withdraw from full semester & 4th quarter classes
Wednesday
02 All written documentation in support of University Honors nominations must be sent to the Honors Coordinator by 12 p.m.
Thursday
03 GLS classes end
Friday
06 - 10 GLS final examinations
Monday - Friday
08 Undergraduate and graduate classes end
Wednesday
09 - 13 Reading Period
Thursday - Monday
09 MA exit period ends at 4 p.m.
Thursday
10 PhD exit period ends at 4 p.m.
Friday
14 - 17 Undergraduate final examinations
Tuesday - Friday
18 University housing closes, noon
Saturday
20 Spring 2019 grades for degree candidates (seniors and graduate students) submitted to the Registrar's Office by noon.
Monday
23 - 26 Reunion & Commencement 2019
Thursday - Sunday
26 187th Commencement
Sunday
Addendum 2018-2019
Muslim - Dates may be off by one day depending on the actual moon sighting in North America.
08/19 Hajj
Sunday - Friday
08/20 **Waqf Arafa
Monday
08/20 **Waqf Arafa
Monday
08/21 **Eid al-Adha
Tuesday
Jewish - Jewish holy days, religious festivals, and the weekly Shabbat begin at sunset, before the date listed below.
09/09 Rosh Hashanah Eve
Sunday
09/10 *Rosh Hashanah Day 1
Monday
09/11 *Rosh Hashanah Day 2
Tuesday
09/18 Yom Kippur Eve
Tuesday
09/19 *Yom Kippur
Wednesday
Muslim - Dates may be off by one day depending on the actual moon sighting in North America.
09/20 Ashura
Thursday
Jewish - Jewish holy days, religious festivals, and the weekly Shabbat begin at sunset, before the date listed below.
09/23 Sukkot Eve
Sunday
09/24 *Sukkot Day 1
Monday
09/25 *Sukkot Day 2
Tuesday
09/30 Shmimi Atzeret Eve
Sunday
10/01 *Shmimi Atzeret
Monday
10/02 *Simchat Torah
Tuesday
Muslim - Dates may be off by one day depending on the actual moon sighting in North America.
10/30 Arbaeen
Tuesday
Hindu
11/07 Diwali/Deepavali
Wednesday
Muslim - Dates may be off by one day depending on the actual moon sighting in North America.
11/20 **Mawlid an-Nabi
Tuesday
Jewish - Jewish holy days, religious festivals, and the weekly Shabbat begin at sunset, before the date listed below.
12/02 Hanukkah Eve
Sunday
12/03 *Hanukkah
Monday - Monday
Christian
12/25 Christmas
Tuesday
01/06 Epiphany
Sunday
Buddhist
01/13 Bodhi Day
Sunday
Christian
03/06 Ash Wednesday/Lent Begins
Wednesday
Jewish - Jewish holy days, religious festivals, and the weekly Shabbat begin at sunset, before the date listed below.
03/20 Purim Eve
Wednesday
03/21 *Purim
Thursday
Muslim - Dates may be off by one day depending on the actual moon sighting in North America.
04/01 Lailat al Miraj
Monday
Christian
04/14 Palm Sunday
Sunday
04/18 Holy Thursday
Thursday
04/19 Good Friday
Friday
Jewish - Jewish holy days, religious festivals, and the weekly Shabbat begin at sunset, before the date listed below.
04/19 Passover Eve
Friday
04/20 *Passover Day 1
Saturday
Christian
04/21 Easter
Sunday
Jewish - Jewish holy days, religious festivals, and the weekly Shabbat begin at sunset, before the date listed below.
04/21 *Passover Day 2
Sunday
04/25 Passover Eve of Seventh Day
Thursday
04/26 *Passover Day 7
Friday
04/27 *Passover Day 8
Saturday
Muslim - Dates may be off by one day depending on the actual moon sighting in North America.
05/05 Ramadan Begins
Sunday
05/31 Laylatul Qadr
Friday
06/04 **Eid al-Fitr
Tuesday
Jewish - Jewish holy days, religious festivals, and the weekly Shabbat begin at sunset, before the date listed below.
06/08 Shavout Eve
Saturday
06/09 *Shavout Day 1
Sunday
06/10 *Shavout Day 2
Monday
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