Academic Calendar

2017 - Maymester

All deadlines are at 12:00 midnight unless otherwise stated.

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 8 Classes begin 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Classes begin
May 8 to May 26 May 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 classes meet 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago May 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 classes meet
May 9 Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day) 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day)
May 9 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m. 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m.
May 12 Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m. 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m.
May 22 to June 30 Apply online via myState for August 2017 degree - $50 fee 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Apply online via myState for August 2017 degree - $50 fee
May 23 Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining) 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining)
May 26 Classes end 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Classes end
May 27 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled
May 30 Finals 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Finals
June 1 Final grades due 12:00 Noon 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Final grades due 12:00 Noon
June 30 Last day to apply for August 2017 degree via myState - $50 fee 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for August 2017 degree via myState - $50 fee
July 1 to July 31 Late application for August 2017 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Late application for August 2017 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee
July 31 Deadline to apply for August 2017 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Deadline to apply for August 2017 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee
August 4 Last day for August 2017 degree applicants to pay account balance 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Last day for August 2017 degree applicants to pay account balance
August 11 Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)

August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental

1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)

August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental