2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar

2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar

 

Date Deadline Event
August 13 - 20   Welcome Week
August 21   Classes Begin
August 29 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
August 30 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

September 4   Labor Day Holiday
October 12 - 13   Fall Holiday *Tentative*
October 17 9:00am Mid-semester grades due
TBD   Course scheduling for spring semester and summer term begins at 5:00pm *Tentative*
November 3 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24
hours

November 22 - 24   Thanksgiving Holiday begins at 12:30pm on November 22
November 29 - December 3   Graded coursework (including but not limited to tests, exams, quizzes) is not permitted during concentrated study period.  Exceptions to this policy include:  laboratory courses; graduate and professional courses; presentations, papers and projects identified on the syllabus on the first day of class; and participation. During this time, no extracurricular student activities, such as social and athletic events, will be held on or off campus.
December 2   Last Day of Classes
December 4 - 9   Final Examinations
December 12 9:00am Final grades due (degree candidate)
December 13 9:00am Final grades due (non-degree candidate)
December 15   Commencement Day
    42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes

Date Deadline Event
December 14   Classes Begin
December 14 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
December 15 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

December 22 - January 1  

Winter Holiday

January 2 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

January 5  

Last Day of Classes

January 6  

Final examinations

January 9 9:00am

Final grades due

   

11 Classes

Date Deadline Event
TBD   Welcome Week
January 15   Martin Luther King Day Holiday
January 16   Classes Begin
January 24 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
January 25 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

February 12 - 14   Mardi Gras Holiday. Classes resume at 12:30pm on February 14
March 11 - 15   Spring Break *Tentative*
March 19 9:00am Mid-semester grades due
March 29   Good Friday Holiday
March 31   Course scheduling for fall semester and wintersession begins at 5:00pm *Tentative*
April 5 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24
hours

May 1 - 5   Graded coursework (including but not limited to tests, exams, quizzes) is not permitted during concentrated study period.  Exceptions to this policy include:  laboratory courses; graduate and professional courses; presentations, papers and projects identified on the syllabus on the first day of class; and participation. During this time, no extracurricular student activities, such as social and athletic events, will be held on or off campus.
May 4   Last Day of Classes
May 6 - 11   Final Examinations
May 14 9:00am Final grades due (degree candidate)
May 15 9:00am Final grades due (non-degree candidate)
May 17 - 18   Commencement will be held over a two-day period
    42 MWF Classes; 29 TTh Classes

First Summer (Session B)

Date Deadline Event
May 27   Memorial Day - No Classes Held
May 28   Classes Begin
May 30 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
May 31 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

June 13 9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

June 19  

Juneteenth - No Classes held

June 20 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

June 29 & July 1  

Final classes and final examinations held

July 2 9:00am

Final grades due

August 16  

Commencement Day

   

24 Classes

 

Second Summer (Session C)

Date Deadline Event
July 8   Classes Begin
July 10 4:30pm Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"
July 12 4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

July 24 9:00am Mid-semester grades due
July 30 4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

August 10 & 12   Final classes and final examinations held
August 13 9:00am Final grades due
August 16   Commencement Day
    26 Classes

*NOTE* Select courses run the entire summer term. Please visit the Registration Calendar for the Long Summer Session dates.