Academic Calendar 2018-19

Summer 2018

Summer 2018 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
May 29 - June 26 Summer Session 1  (traditional courses)      4 weeks
May 29 - August 17 Summer Session 2 (traditional coures)   12 weeks
May 21 - August 24 Summer Session 2 (online courses) 14 weeks
July 9 - August 17 Summer Session 3 (traditional courses)    6 weeks
May 21- July 6 Summer Session 4 (online courses)    7 weeks
July 9 - August 24 Summer Session 5 (online courses)       7 weeks
June 13 Summer Session 1 Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
July 16 Summer Session 2 Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
July 31 Summer Session 3 Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
June 18 Summer Session 4 Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W
August 7 Summer Session  5 Last Day of dropping a course with automatic W

Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
June 22 & 25 Marlin Nation Orientation 101 (MNO 101) for First-Year Students
August 17 - 19 Fall Student Athletes Arrive
August 24 State of the University
August 24 Fall Faculty Workshop
August 26 First-Year Students Arrive
August 26 Marlin Nation Orientation 102 (MNO 102) for First-Year Students 
August 27  New Transfer Students Arrive
August 28 Marlin Nation Orientation for Transfer and EWP Students
August 28 Residence Halls open at 10:00 a.m. for returning students
August 29
Classes Begin
September 3
Labor Day (classes will be held)
September 6 Founders Day Convocation
September 7 & 8 Weekend Classes Begin
October 5-7 Homecoming/Family Weekend
October 15 & 16   
Fall Break
October 19 Mid-semester Progress Reports Due
October 29 - November 2 Evening & Weekend Advising/Registration for Spring 
October 29 - November 9 Advising Weeks for Spring Registration
November 5 Advance Registration for Spring Semester Begins
November 9 Last day for dropping a course with automatic W
November 21 - 23 Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26 Classes Resume 
December 4 Port Day
December 9 December Graduates' Recogniton Ceremony & Reception
December 11 Classes End     
December 12 Reading Day
December 11-18 EWP Final Examinations
December 13-14 & 17-18 Final Examinations (Semester ends after last exam on December 18)  
December 18 Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m.

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Academic Calendar Dates
Date(s) Event
January 3 - 25             Winter Session              
(Residence Halls open for Winter Session on January 2 )
(Drop WS course without record: January 5; January 7)         
(Drop WS course with automatic W: January 9; January 11)
January 25 Spring Faculty Workshop
January 24 New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive
January 25 New Student Orientation
January 26 Residence Halls open at 10:00 a.m. for returning students
January 28 Classes Begin
February 1 & 2 EWP Classes Begin
March 18 - 22 Spring Break                           
March 25 Classes Resume
March 27 Mid-Semester Progress Reports Available on WebAdvisor
April 1 - 12 Advising Weeks for Fall Registration
April 1-5 EWP Advising/Registration for Summer & Fall Begins
April 5 & 6
(Tentative)
Spring Alumni Weekend
April 8 Advance Registration for Summer & Fall Begins
April 12 Last day for dropping a course with automatic W
April 21 Easter 
April 22 Easter Monday Holiday (Monday labs meet another day-TBA)
April 26 Graduates Approved at Faculty Assembly
May 2 Port Day
May 3 Spring Honors Convocation & Academic Fair
May 8 Classes End     
May 8 - 14 EWP Final Examinations
May 9 Reading Day
(also Faculty Retirement Reception & Tree Planting Day)
May 10-11 & 13-14 Final Examinations
May 14 Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m., except for graduates
May 17 Baccalaureate 
May 18 Commencement
May 18 Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
May 20 Online Summer Session Begins
May 28 Traditional Summer Session Begins
August 23 Summer Session Ends