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 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Apply online for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee
May 30 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
May 31 Classes begin 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Classes begin
June 1 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 1 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 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 (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. 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 19 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 26 Classes end 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Classes end
June 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)
June 28 Final Examinations 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
June 29 Last day to apply for August 2018 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 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 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 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. 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.
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
August 2 Last day to apply for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 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. 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 1970-01-01 00:00:00Z 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

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