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Dates on this calendar are subject to change. 

Spring 2018

 

Jan 10-12 W-F

Orientation, Academic Advising and Registration

Jan 15 M

MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY (University closed)

Jan 16 T

CLASSES BEGIN

Jan 19 F

Last day to confirm registration

Jan 19 F

All waitlists dropped

Jan 24 W

Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD I classes

Jan 26 F

FALL 2017 INCOMPLETES CONVERT TO "F"

Jan 26 F

Last day to register/add classes

Jan 26 F

Last day for 100% refund for full semester classes

Jan 31 W

Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD I classes

Feb 2 F

Last day for 75% refund for full semester classes

Feb 7 W

Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD I classes

Feb 9 F

Last day for 50% refund for full semester classes

Feb 14 W

Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD I classes

Feb 14 W

Last day to drop without record for PERIOD I classes

Feb 16 F

Last day for 25% refund for full semester classes

Feb 16 F

Last day to drop without record for full semester classes

Feb 16 F

Last day to change grading rules for Audit

Feb 12-13 M-Tu

MARDI GRAS HOLIDAY (University closed)

Feb 14 W

CLASSES RESUME

Mar 7 W

PERIOD I ENDS

Mar 8 Th

PERIOD II BEGINS

Mar 16 F

Last day to add PERIOD II CLASSES

Mar 16 F

Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD II CLASSES

Mar 20 Tu

Last day to submit notice of dissertation defense to Dean's office for Spring 2018 graduation

Mar 21 W

Last day to drop for full semester classes and receive a "W".  All drops after this date must receive a letter grade or a "WF".

Mar 21 W

Last day to change grading rules other than Audit

Mar 23 F

Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD II classes

Mar 25-Apr 2 S-M

SPRING BREAK/EASTER (NO CLASSES)

Mar 30 F

GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY (University closed)

Mar 30 F

Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD II classes

Apr 3 Tu

CLASSES RESUME

Apr 3 Tu

Last day to defend dissertation for Spring 2018 graduation

Apr 4 W

PRIORITY registration begins for Summer and Fall 2018
(All students: Watch for your designated date and time thru Gibson)

Apr 6 F

Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD II classes

Apr 6 F

Last day to drop without record for PERIOD II classes

Apr 18 W

Last day to submit final dissertation for Spring 2018 graduation

May 1 Tu

LAST DAY OF CLASS - last day to submit Practicum Form E and Culminating Completion Form to Student Affairs;
check with your department for earlier deadlines

May 2-3 W-Th

Study Period

May 4-12 F-Sa

EXAM PERIOD - View 2018 Final Exam Room Schedule

May 18 F

SPHTM Awards Ceremony - 2:00p.m. Tidewater 1st Floor Diboll Auditorium

May 19 Sa

COMMENCEMENT (in morning at Superdome students arrive 7:45am; ceremony begins at 9am) and
SPHTM GRADUATION CEREMONY (Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola, students arrive 1:30 for check-in and robing; ceremony begins a 3pm) -
also, Spring graduates degree is earned, conferred and posted to transcripts

Summer 2018  
May 21-June 1 M-F Early Intersession 
May 28 M Memorial Day Holiday (University Closed)
June 4-July 27 Full Semester 
May 21-Aug 10 Distance Learning Only Summer Session 
May 22 Tu Last day for 100% refund for Early Intersession classes
May 23 W Last day for 75% refund for Early Intersession classes
May 24 Th Last day for 50% refund for Early Intersession classes
May 25 F Last day for 25% refund for Early Intersession classes
May 25 F Last day to drop without record for Early Intersession classes
June 4-June 29 Period I
June 7 Th Last day for 100% refund for Period I classes
June 11 M Last day for 75% refund for Period I classes
June 13 W Last day for 100% refund for full semester classes
June 13 W Last day for 50% refund for Period I classes
June 15 F Last day for 25% refund for Period I classes
June 15 F Last day to drop without record for Period I classes
June 18 M Last Day for 75% refund for full semester classes
June 19 Tu Last day to submit notice of dissertation defense to Dean's Office for Aug. 15th Graduation
June 20 W Spring 2018 incompletes convert to "F"
June 22 F Last day for 50% refund for full semester classes
June 27 W Last day for 25% refund for full semester classes
June 27 W Last day to drop without record for full semester courses
July 2 M Last day to defend dissertation for August 15th graduation
July 2-July 27 Period II
July 4 W Independence Day Holiday (University closed)
July 5 Th Last day for 100% refund for Period II classes 
July 9 M Last day for 75% refund for Period II classes 
July 11 W Last day for 50% refund for Period II classes
July 13 F Last day for 25% refund for Period II classes
July 13 F Last day to drop without record for Period II classes
July 17 Tu Last day to submit final dissertation for August 15th graduation 
July 27 F Last day of class
July 27 F Last day to submit Practicum Form E and Culminating Completion Form to Student Affairs
Check with your department about earlier deadlines.
July 30-Aug 10 Late Intersession Please note: No intersession courses can extend past Friday, August 10, 2018
July 31 Tu Last day for 100% refund for Late Intersession classes
Aug 1 W Last day for 75% refund for Late Intersession classes
Aug 2 Th Last day for 50% refund for Late Intersession classes
Aug 3 F Last day for 25% refund for Late Intersession classes
Aug 3 F Last day to drop without record for Late Intersession classes
Aug 15 W Summer Graduates degree earned, conferred and posted to transcripts