Academic Calendar 2023-24

Fall 2023

Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Fall Session 01: Courses span most or all of the fall term (including finals week) Aug. 28 – Dec. 19
Fall Session 02: Courses span the first half of the fall term Aug. 28 – Oct. 13
     Session 02 Drop/Add Aug. 28 – Sep. 4
     Session 02 Withdrawal (W) Sep. 5 – Oct. 6
     Session 02 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Oct. 7 - Oct. 13
Fall Session 03: Courses span the second half of the fall term Oct. 18 – Dec. 11
     Session 03 Drop/Add Oct. 18 - Oct. 24
     Session 03 Withdrawal (W) Oct. 25 - Dec. 4
     Session 03 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Dec. 5 - Dec. 11
Fall Semester Date
Fall semester class dates (including finals week) Aug. 28 – Dec. 19
Labor Day – All classes canceled Sep. 2 -  Sep. 4
Course changes-drop/add * Aug. 28 – Sep. 11
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval (W) Sep. 12 – Nov. 20
Graduate course withdrawal (W) Sep. 12 – Nov. 20
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sep. 18
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 9
Session 02 ends Oct. 13
Fall Break - no classes or examination Oct. 16 - Oct. 17
Session 03 begins Oct. 18
Mid-semester Oct. 18
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 24
Priority registration for Spring 2024 Oct. 30 – Nov. 10
Undergraduate and Graduate course withdrawal permitted with extenuating circumstances (WP/WF if approved) Nov. 15 – Dec. 19
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 22 - 26
Summer 2024 registration opens for all students Dec. 4
Session 03 ends Dec. 11
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 12
Final Examinations Dec. 12 (4 p.m.) – Dec. 19 (4 p.m.)

Spring 2024

Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Spring Session 01: Courses span most or all of the spring term (including finals week) Jan. 16 – May 7
Spring Session 02: Courses span the first half of the spring term Jan. 16 – Mar. 4
     Session 02 Drop/Add Jan. 16 - Jan. 22
     Session 02 Withdrawal (W) Jan. 23 - Feb. 26
     Session 02 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Feb. 27 - Mar. 4
Spring Session 03: Courses span the second half of the spring term Mar. 5 – Apr. 29
     Session 03 Drop/Add Mar. 5 - Mar. 18
     Session 03 Withdrawal (W) Mar. 19 - Apr. 22
     Session 03 Withdrawal by petition (WP/WF if approved) Apr. 23 - Apr. 29
Spring Semester Date
Spring semester class dates (including finals week) Jan. 16 – May 7
Course changes-drop/add* Jan. 16 – 29
Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement Jan. 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - All classes canceled Jan. 15
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval (W) Jan. 30 – Apr. 11
Graduate course withdrawal (W) Jan. 30 – Apr. 11
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Feb. 5
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Feb. 26
Session 02 ends Mar. 4
Session 03 begins Mar. 5
Mid-semester Mar. 5
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 9 - Mar. 17
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 18
Priority registration for Fall 2024 Apr. 1 – Apr. 12
Honors Convocation Apr. 6
Undergraduate and Graduate course withdrawal permitted with extenuating circumstances (WP/WF if approved) Apr. 9 - May 7
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction Apr. 26
Session 03 ends Apr. 29
Reading day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Apr. 30
Final Examinations Apr. 30 (4 p.m.) – May 7 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 16
Undergraduate Commencement May 17

Summer Sessions 2024

Session 01 - Entire Summer Date(s)
Courses in Session 01 typically span the entire summer. Please verify each course's specific start and end dates. May 20  – Aug. 16
(No class May 25 - 27, Jul. 4 - 7)
Session 02 - First Half of Summer (previously identified as 'Summer I')
Undergraduate Session  May 20  – Jun. 26

(No class May 25 - 27)
Undergraduate Science (BI, CH, ID, PH) May 28 – Jun. 27
Graduate Session May 20 – Jun. 26
(No class May 25 - 27)
Session 03 - Second Half of Summer (previously identified as 'Summer II')
Undergraduate Session  Jul. 1 – Aug. 8
(No class Jul. 4 - 7)
Undergraduate Science (BI, CH, ID, PH)  Jul. 1 – Aug. 2
(No class Jul. 4 - 7)
Graduate Session  Jul. 1 – Aug. 8
(No class Jul. 4 - 7)
Session 04 - Intensive Programming (previously identified as 'Summer III')
Graduate Session Jul. 29 - Aug. 16
Accelerated Online Summer Programming
First half of summer May 20 – Jul. 8 (No class May 25 - 27, Jul. 4 - 7)
Second half of summer Jul. 9 – Aug. 22

* New courses may not be added after the first week of classes (7 calendar days) without the approval of the instructor or department chair for the course.

** Special Note: Courses less than 15 weeks in length are subject to registration, drop/add, withdrawal, and billing dates that may differ from those appearing in the traditional academic calendar. More information on non-traditional courses:  undergraduate and graduate courses.