Academic Calendar

2018 - Summer First Term

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

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 21 to June 29 Apply online for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee
2018-05-21 05:00:00Z 2018-06-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee
May 30 New freshmen and transfer student orientation
2018-05-30 05:00:00Z 2018-05-31 04:59:59Z America/Chicago New freshmen and transfer student orientation
May 31 Classes begin
2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 2018-06-01 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
June 1 Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day)
2018-06-01 05:00:00Z 2018-06-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day)
June 1 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m.
2018-06-01 05:00:00Z 2018-06-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m.
June 19 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m.
2018-06-19 05:00:00Z 2018-06-20 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m.
June 19 Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining)
2018-06-19 05:00:00Z 2018-06-20 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining)
June 26 Classes end
2018-06-26 05:00:00Z 2018-06-27 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
June 27 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
2018-06-27 05:00:00Z 2018-06-28 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
June 28 Final Examinations
2018-06-28 05:00:00Z 2018-06-29 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
June 29 Last day to apply for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee
2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 2018-06-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee
June 30 to August 2 Late application for August 2018 degree via myState – $50 fee plus $100 late fee
2018-06-30 05:00:00Z 2018-08-03 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Late application for August 2018 degree via myState – $50 fee plus $100 late fee
July 2 Final grades due 10:00 a.m.
2018-07-02 05:00:00Z 2018-07-03 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.
July 4 Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled
2018-07-04 05:00:00Z 2018-07-05 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled
August 2 Last day to apply for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee
2018-08-02 05:00:00Z 2018-08-03 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee
August 7 Last day for August 2018 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m.
2018-08-07 05:00:00Z 2018-08-08 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day for August 2018 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m.
August 10 Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)
August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental
2018-08-10 05:00:00Z 2018-08-11 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental