Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2017-2018 2018-19
Fall semester
Labor Day (Mon.) Sept. 4 Sept. 3
New student orientation Aug. 24 Aug. 23
Fall semester begins Aug. 28 Aug. 27
One-year MBA fall semester begins Aug. 28 Aug. 20
Last day to withdraw without a "W" Sept. 10 Sept. 9
Last day to withdraw from fall semester Nov. 5 Nov. 4
Registration begins for spring semester Nov. 6 TBD
Thanksgiving break Nov. 21-24 Nov. 21-23
Fall final exams  Nov. 27-30 Nov. 26-29
Fall final grades due by 5 p.m. Dec. 8 Dec. 7
Fall degree conferral  Dec. 23 Dec. 22
Spring semester 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 15 Jan. 21
New student orientation Jan. 11 Jan. 10
Spring classes begin Jan. 16  
One-year MBA spring semester begins Jan. 16 Jan. 7
Last day to withdraw without a "W" * See withdraw dates TBD
Ash Wednesday Feb. 14 March 6 
Spring break March 12-17 March 11-16
Registration begins for summer semester March 24  TBD
Registration begins for fall semester April 1  TBD
Last day to withdraw from spring semester  N/A  TBD
Good Friday March 30  March 29
Spring final exams April 17-23  April 16-22
Spring final grades due by 5 p.m. April 30  April 29
Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business Pre-commencement May 19  May 17
Spring Commencement May 19  May 18
Summer semester
Summer session 1 begins May 21  May 20
Memorial Day May 28  May 27
One-year MBA summer semester begins June 4  June 3
Last day to withdraw from summer session 1 classes  N/A  TBD
Summer session 1 final exams June 27-28  June 26-27
Summer session 2 begins July 2  July 1
Fourth of July July 4  July 4
Summer session 1 final grades due by 5 p.m. July 5  July 5
 Last day to withdraw without a "W" * See withdraw dates TBD
Last day to withdraw from summer session 2 classes N/A TBD 
Summer session 2 final exams Aug. 8-9  Aug. 7-8
Summer degree conferral N/A  N/A
Summer session 2 final grades due by 5 p.m. Aug. 16  Aug. 15

 

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