Academic Calendar

2017 - Summer First Term

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

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 22 to June 30 Apply online for August 2017 graduate via myState - $50 fee 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Apply online for August 2017 graduate via myState - $50 fee
May 31 New freshmen and transfer student orientation 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago New freshmen and transfer student orientation
June 1 Classes begin 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Classes begin
June 2 Last day to drop or add a course (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 (2nd class day)
June 2 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.
June 20 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th 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 (14th class day) 5:00 p.m.
June 20 Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining) 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining)
June 27 Classes end 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Classes end
June 28 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)
June 29 Finals 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Finals
June 30 Last day to apply for August 2017 degree via myState - $50 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
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 3 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
July 4 Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled
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