Academic Calendar

2018 - Maymester

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

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 7 Classes begin Add to calendar for Classes begin 2018-05-07 05:00:00Z 2018-05-08 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
May 7 to May 25 May 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25 classes meet Add to calendar for May 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25 classes meet 2018-05-07 05:00:00Z 2018-05-26 04:59:59Z America/Chicago May 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25 classes meet
May 8 Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day) Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day) 2018-05-08 05:00:00Z 2018-05-09 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day)
May 8 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m. 2018-05-08 05:00:00Z 2018-05-09 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m.
May 11 Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2018-05-11 05:00:00Z 2018-05-12 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m.
May 21 to June 29 Apply online via myState for August 2018 degree - $50 fee Add to calendar for Apply online via myState for August 2018 degree - $50 fee 2018-05-21 05:00:00Z 2018-06-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online via myState for August 2018 degree - $50 fee
May 22 Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining) 2018-05-22 05:00:00Z 2018-05-23 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining)
May 25 Classes end Add to calendar for Classes end 2018-05-25 05:00:00Z 2018-05-26 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
May 26 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) Add to calendar for Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2018-05-26 05:00:00Z 2018-05-27 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled Add to calendar for Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled 2018-05-28 05:00:00Z 2018-05-29 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled
May 29 Final Examinations Add to calendar for Final Examinations 2018-05-29 05:00:00Z 2018-05-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
May 31 Final grades due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for Final grades due 10:00 a.m. 2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 2018-06-01 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.
June 29 Last day to apply for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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
August 2 Deadline to apply for August 2018 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee Add to calendar for Deadline 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 Deadline 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. Add to calendar for 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

Add to calendar for Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) 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


*Drop – If you are choosing to drop one or more classes from a specific *term while still staying enrolled in at least one course. Dropping a course will result in a grade of “W” and tuition plus addition fees will be charged.

*Withdrawal – If you are enrolled in a course/courses as of the first day of the *term and you decide not to attend, you are withdrawing from the term. A withdrawal will result in a grade of “W” and a percentage, if not all, tuition will
be owed depending on the effective withdrawal date.

*Term – Please be aware there are several parts of term for the summer. Maymester, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.