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2017-18 Academic Calendar: Undergraduate Programs

Includes residence-hall opening and closing information.

Please note all calendars are subject to change.

Fall Term 2017
Residence halls open for NEW students Sept. 2
Residence halls open for RETURNING students Sept. 4
Advising/Registration Day Sept. 5
Day and Evening classes begin Sept. 6
Last day to drop/add without professor & advisor signatures Sept. 12
Last day to add a semester course Sept. 19
Last day to register for audit Sept. 19
Last day to drop without a "W" grade Sept. 19
Community Building Day (no classes until 12:50 pm) Sept. 20
First-half-semester courses – last day to request P/NC Sept. 20
Last day to request P/NC Oct. 3
First-half-semester courses – last day to drop without receiving a "WF" Oct. 5
Mid-term grades due Oct. 27
Faculty Development Day Oct. 27
Fall Break (No classes on Oct. 27, classes resume 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30) Oct. 27-30
Second-half-semester courses – last day to add a course Oct. 27
Second-half-semester courses – last day to register for audit Oct. 27
Second-half-semester courses – last day to drop without receiving a "W" Oct. 27
Faculty Advising begins Oct. 31
Pre-Registration for Jan Term, Spring and Summer Terms 2018 Nov. 6-17
Last day to drop a semester class without receiving a “WF” Nov. 7
Second-half-semester courses – last day to request P/NC Nov. 10
Second-half-semester courses – last day to drop without receiving a “WF” Nov. 17
Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 22-24
Last day for course withdrawal Dec. 11
Final Exams Dec. 12-15
Residence halls close for Christmas break Dec. 16
Final grades due at noon Dec. 20
Jan Term 2018
Residence halls open Jan. 2
January Term begins Jan. 3
Last day to drop/add without professor & advisor signatures Jan. 5
Last day to add a Jan Term course Jan. 8
Last day to register for audit Jan. 8
Last day to drop without receiving a "W" grade Jan. 8
Last day to request P/NC Jan. 8
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (closed) Jan. 15
Last day to drop a class without receiving a "WF" Jan. 18
Last day to drop a Jan Term class Jan. 24
Last day of the term Jan. 25
Residence halls close to students not taking Spring Term at Whitworth Jan. 26
Final grades due at noon Feb. 9
Spring Term 2018
Residence halls open for NEW students Jan. 29
Advising/Registration Day Jan. 31
Evening classes begin Jan. 31
Day classes begin Feb. 1
Last day to drop/add without professor and advisor signatures Feb. 7
Last day to add a semester course Feb. 14
Last day to register for an audit Feb. 14
Last day to drop without receiving a "W" grade Feb. 14
First-half-semester courses – last day to request P/NC Feb. 15
Faculty Development Day (no classes)Feb. 23
Last day to request P/NC Feb. 28
First-half-semester courses – last day to drop class without receiving a "WF" March 2
Faculty Advising beginsMarch 19
Mid-term grades due March 23
Residence halls close for Spring break March 24
Spring break/Good Friday is March 30th March 26-30
Residence halls open April 1
Easter Holiday - Continuing Studies, some graduate, and evening courses will meetApril 2
Second-half-semester courses – last day to add a course April 3
Second-half-semester courses – last day to register for audit April 3
Second-half-semester courses – last day to drop without receiving a "W" April 3
Pre-Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 April 3-13
Last day to drop a semester class without receiving a "WF" April 11
Second-half-semester courses – last day to request P/NC April 13
Second-half-semester courses – last day to drop without receiving a "WF" April 20
ROTC Commissioning, Gonzaga Campus TBA
Last day for course withdrawal May 14
Final Exams May 15-18
ROTC Commissioning, Whitworth Campus TBA
Graduate Commencement May 19
Residence halls close for students not graduating May 19
Baccalaureate and Undergraduate Commencement May 20
Residence halls close for graduating students May 21
Final grades due at noon May 23