Academic Calendar

2019 - Summer First Term

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

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 20 to June 28 Apply online for August 2019 degree via myState - $50 fee 2019-05-20 05:00:00Z 2019-06-29 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online for August 2019 degree via myState - $50 fee
May 31 New freshmen and transfer student orientation 2019-05-31 05:00:00Z 2019-06-01 04:59:59Z America/Chicago New freshmen and transfer student orientation
June 3 Classes begin 2019-06-03 05:00:00Z 2019-06-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
June 3 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m. 2019-06-03 05:00:00Z 2019-06-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m.
June 4 Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) 2019-06-04 05:00:00Z 2019-06-05 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day)
June 20 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2019-06-20 05:00:00Z 2019-06-21 04:59:59Z 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) 2019-06-20 05:00:00Z 2019-06-21 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining)
June 27 Classes end 2019-06-27 05:00:00Z 2019-06-28 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
June 28 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2019-06-28 05:00:00Z 2019-06-29 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
June 28 Last day to apply for August 2019 degree via myState - $50 fee 2019-06-28 05:00:00Z 2019-06-29 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for August 2019 degree via myState - $50 fee
June 29 to August 1 Late application for August 2019 degree via myState – $50 fee plus $100 late fee 2019-06-29 05:00:00Z 2019-08-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Late application for August 2019 degree via myState – $50 fee plus $100 late fee
July 1 Final Examinations 2019-07-01 05:00:00Z 2019-07-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
July 3 Final grades due 10:00 a.m. 2019-07-03 05:00:00Z 2019-07-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.
July 4 Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled 2019-07-04 05:00:00Z 2019-07-05 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled
August 1 Deadline to apply for August 2019 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee 2019-08-01 05:00:00Z 2019-08-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline to apply for August 2019 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee
August 6 Last day for August 2019 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m. 2019-08-06 05:00:00Z 2019-08-07 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day for August 2019 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m.
August 9 Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)

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

2019-08-09 05:00:00Z 2019-08-10 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)

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