Academic Calendar

2023 - Fall Mini-Term One

All deadlines are at 12:00 midnight unless otherwise stated.
All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

August 1 Deadline for payment in full or enrollment in payment plan. Class schedules subject to cancellation if full payment not made or not enrolled in payment plan. Add to calendar for Deadline for payment in full or enrollment in payment plan. Class schedules subject to cancellation if full payment not made or not enrolled in payment plan. 2023-08-01 05:00:00Z 2023-08-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline for payment in full or enrollment in payment plan. Class schedules subject to cancellation if full payment not made or not enrolled in payment plan.
August 14 New freshmen and transfer student orientation Add to calendar for New freshmen and transfer student orientation 2023-08-14 05:00:00Z 2023-08-15 04:59:59Z America/Chicago New freshmen and transfer student orientation
August 16 Classes begin Add to calendar for Classes begin 2023-08-16 05:00:00Z 2023-08-17 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
August 18 Last day to drop or add a course (3rd class day). Please note that the tuition charges will still apply. Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course (3rd class day). Please note that the tuition charges will still apply. 2023-08-18 05:00:00Z 2023-08-19 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (3rd class day). Please note that the tuition charges will still apply.
August 18 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness (Last day to add a course) Add to calendar for Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness (Last day to add a course) 2023-08-18 05:00:00Z 2023-08-19 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness (Last day to add a course)
August 28 to October 20 Apply online via myState for December 2023 degree - $50 fee. Graduate students must be currently enrolled to apply for graduation for this semester. Add to calendar for Apply online via myState for December 2023 degree - $50 fee. Graduate students must be currently enrolled to apply for graduation for this semester. 2023-08-28 05:00:00Z 2023-10-21 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online via myState for December 2023 degree - $50 fee. Graduate students must be currently enrolled to apply for graduation for this semester.
September 19 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (24th class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (24th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2023-09-19 05:00:00Z 2023-09-20 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (24th class day) 5:00 p.m.
September 27 Last day to withdraw for Term One (5 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw for Term One (5 class days remaining) 2023-09-27 05:00:00Z 2023-09-28 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw for Term One (5 class days remaining)
October 3 to October 4 Classes end: Tuesday/Thursday Classes – October 3; Monday/Wednesday Classes – October 4 (Final Exams given on last class day) Add to calendar for Classes end: Tuesday/Thursday Classes – October 3; Monday/Wednesday Classes – October 4 (Final Exams given on last class day) 2023-10-03 05:00:00Z 2023-10-05 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end: Tuesday/Thursday Classes – October 3; Monday/Wednesday Classes – October 4 (Final Exams given on last class day)
October 9 Final grades due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for Final grades due 10:00 a.m. 2023-10-09 05:00:00Z 2023-10-10 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.
October 20 Deadline to apply for December 2023 degree via myState with $50 fee Add to calendar for Deadline to apply for December 2023 degree via myState with $50 fee 2023-10-20 05:00:00Z 2023-10-21 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline to apply for December 2023 degree via myState with $50 fee
October 21 to November 27 Late December 2023 Degree Application via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late application fee Add to calendar for Late December 2023 Degree Application via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late application fee 2023-10-21 05:00:00Z 2023-11-28 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Late December 2023 Degree Application via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late application fee
November 27 Deadline (last day) to apply for December 2023 graduation via myState with $50 fee plus $100 late application fee Add to calendar for Deadline (last day) to apply for December 2023 graduation via myState with $50 fee plus $100 late application fee 2023-11-27 06:00:00Z 2023-11-28 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline (last day) to apply for December 2023 graduation via myState with $50 fee plus $100 late application fee
November 29 Deadline for graduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework Add to calendar for Deadline for graduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework 2023-11-29 06:00:00Z 2023-11-30 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline for graduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework
December 8 Last day for December 2023 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day for December 2023 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m. 2023-12-08 06:00:00Z 2023-12-09 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day for December 2023 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m.

*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 additional 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.