Academic Calendar

2023 - Fall Mini-Term Two

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

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 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.
October 5 Classes begin Add to calendar for Classes begin 2023-10-05 05:00:00Z 2023-10-06 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
October 9 Last day to drop or add a course (3rd class day). Please note that tuition charges will still apply. Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course (3rd class day). Please note that tuition charges will still apply. 2023-10-09 05:00:00Z 2023-10-10 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (3rd class day). Please note that tuition charges will still apply.
October 9 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) 2023-10-09 05:00:00Z 2023-10-10 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness (Last day to add a course)
October 12 to October 13 Fall Break – No Classes Scheduled (Dates Subject to Change) Add to calendar for Fall Break – No Classes Scheduled (Dates Subject to Change) 2023-10-12 05:00:00Z 2023-10-14 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Fall Break – No Classes Scheduled (Dates Subject to Change)
October 20 Deadline to apply for May 2023 degree via myState with $50 fee Add to calendar for Deadline to apply for May 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 May 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 9 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. 2023-11-09 06:00:00Z 2023-11-10 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (24th class day) 5:00 p.m.
November 17 Last day to withdraw for Term Two (5 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw for Term Two (5 class days remaining) 2023-11-17 06:00:00Z 2023-11-18 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw for Term Two (5 class days remaining)
November 22 to November 24 Thanksgiving holiday – no classes held. Add to calendar for Thanksgiving holiday – no classes held. 2023-11-22 06:00:00Z 2023-11-25 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Thanksgiving holiday – no classes held.
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 27 to November 28 Classes end: Monday/Wednesday Classes – November 27; Tuesday/Thursday Classes – November 28 (Final Exams given on last class day) Add to calendar for Classes end: Monday/Wednesday Classes – November 27; Tuesday/Thursday Classes – November 28 (Final Exams given on last class day) 2023-11-27 06:00:00Z 2023-11-29 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end: Monday/Wednesday Classes – November 27; Tuesday/Thursday Classes – November 28 (Final Exams given on last class day)
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 May 2023 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day for May 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 May 2023 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m.
December 11 Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m. 2023-12-11 06:00:00Z 2023-12-12 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Grades Due 10:00 a.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.