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2017-18 Academic Calendar:
School of Continuing Studies Adult Degree Programs

*Dates vary for accelerated-format courses; see the course schedule for details.

*The deadline to add an accelerated-format course is the first night of class. All accelerated-format sessions begin on Monday of the first week, unless otherwise noted. After the seventh calendar day of the session, any course that is dropped will be recorded on the student's transcript, and an appropriate grade will be assigned.

**For accelerated courses, the last day to file for Pass/No Credit is the end of the second week of each session. Only one Pass/No Credit is allowed in an academic year.

Fall 2017 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week AcceleratedTwelve-Week Session
Session 1: Aug. 21-Sept. 29Session 1: Aug. 21-Oct. 20Section "E": Oct. 2-Dec. 22
Session 2: Oct. 2-Nov. 10Session 2: Oct. 23-Dec. 22 
Session 3: Nov. 13-Dec. 22  

Spring 2018 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week AcceleratedTwelve-Week Session
Session 1: Jan. 8-Feb. 16Session 1: Jan. 8-March 9Section "E": Feb. 19-May 11
Session 2: Feb. 19-March 30Session 2: March 12-May 11 
Session 3: April 2-May 11  

Summer 2018 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week Accelerated
Session 1: May 21-June 29Session 1: May 21-July 20
Session 2: July 2-Aug. 10 

Academic Calendar for Fall 2017

2017 Fall Session 1: Six WeeksAug. 21-Sept. 29
Accelerated-format courses beginAug. 21
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Aug. 28
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditSept. 1
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Sept. 15
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Sept. 22
2017 Fall Session 2: Six WeeksOct. 2-Nov. 10
Accelerated-format courses beginOct. 2
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Oct. 9
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditOct. 13
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Oct. 27
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Nov. 3
2017 Fall Session 3: Six WeeksNov. 13-Dec. 22
Accelerated-format courses beginNov. 13
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Nov. 20
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditNov. 24
Thanksgiving Holiday: no classes, campus offices closedNov. 22-24
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade5 p.m., Dec. 8
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Dec. 15
2017 Fall Session 1: Nine WeeksAug. 21-Oct 20
Accelerated-format courses beginAug. 21
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Aug. 28
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditSept. 1
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade5 p.m., Sept. 29
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Oct. 13
2017 Fall Session 2: Nine WeeksOct. 23-Dec. 22
Accelerated-format courses beginOct. 23
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Oct. 30
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditNov. 3
Thanksgiving Holiday; no classes, campus offices closedNov. 22-24
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade5 p.m., Dec. 1
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Dec. 15
2017 Section E: 12 weeksOct. 2-Dec. 22
E courses beginOct. 2
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Oct. 13
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditOct. 27
Last day to withdraw and receive a "W" grade5 p.m., Nov. 17
Thanksgiving Holiday; no classes, campus offices closedNov. 22-24
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Dec. 15

Academic Calendar for Spring 2018

2018 Spring Session 1: Six WeeksJan. 8-Feb. 16
Accelerated-format courses beginJan. 8
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Jan. 15
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJan. 19
MLK Holiday; no classes, campus offices closedJan. 15
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Feb. 2
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Feb. 9
2018 Spring Session 2: Six WeeksFeb. 19-March 30
Accelerated-format courses beginFeb. 19
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Feb. 26
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditMarch 2
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., March 16
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., March 23
2018 Spring Session 3: Six WeeksApril 2-May 11
Accelerated-format courses beginApril 2
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., April 9
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditApril 13
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., April 27
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., May 4
2018 Spring Session 1: Nine WeeksJan. 8-March 9
Accelerated-format courses beginJan. 8
MLK Holiday; no classes, campus offices closedJan. 15
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund      6 p.m., Jan. 16
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJan. 19
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Feb. 16
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., March 2
2018 Spring Session 2: Nine WeeksMarch 12-May 11
Accelerated-format courses beginMarch 12
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Mar. 19
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditMarch 23
Good Friday; no classes, campus offices closedMarch 30
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., April 20
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., May 4
2018 Section E 12 WeeksFeb. 19-May 11
E courses beginFeb. 19
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., March 2
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditMarch 16
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., April 6
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., May 4

Academic Calendar for Summer 2018

2018 Summer Session 1: Six WeeksMay 21-June 29
Accelerated-format courses beginMay 21
Memorial Day holiday, no classes, campus offices closedMay 28
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., May 28
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJune 1
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., June 15
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., June 22
2018 Summer Session 2: Six WeeksJuly 2-Aug. 10
Accelerated-format courses beginJuly 2
Independence Day Holiday; no classes, campus office closedJuly 4
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., July 9
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJuly 13
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., July 27
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Aug. 3
2018 Summer Session 1: Nine WeeksMay 21-July 20
Accelerated-format courses beginMay 21
Memorial Day Holiday; no classes, campus offices closedMay 28
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., May 29
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJune 1
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., June 29
Independence Day Holiday; no classes; campus offices closedJuly 4
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., July 13