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Spring 2019 Academic Calendar

Dates on this calendar are subject to change.

Key Dates Actions
Jan 9-11 W-F

Orientation, Academic Advising and Registration

Jan 14 M CLASSES BEGIN
Jan 18 F Last day to confirm registration
Jan 18 F All waitlists dropped
Jan 21 M MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY (University closed)
Jan 23 W Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD I classes
Jan 25 F FALL 2018 INCOMPLETES CONVERT TO "F"
Jan 25 F Last day to register/add classes
Jan 25 F Last day for 100% refund for full semester classes
Jan 30 W Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD I classes
Feb 1 F Last day for 75% refund for full semester classes
Feb 6 W Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD I classes
Feb 8 F Last day for 50% refund for full semester classes
Feb 13 W Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD I classes
Feb 13 W Last day to drop without record for PERIOD I classes
Feb 15 F Last day for 25% refund for full semester classes
Feb 15 F Last day to drop without record for full semester classes
Feb 15 F Last day to change grading rules for Audit
Mar 4-5 M-Tu MARDI GRAS HOLIDAYS (University closed)
Mar 3-10 Su-Su SPRING BREAK (NO CLASSES)
Mar 6 W PERIOD I ENDS
Mar 7 Th PERIOD II BEGINS
Mar 11 M CLASSES RESUME
Mar 15 F Last day to add PERIOD II CLASSES
Mar 15 F Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD II CLASSES
Mar 18 M 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 18 M Last day to change grading rules other than Audit
Mar 19 Tu Last day to submit notice of dissertation defense to Dean's office for Spring 2019 graduation
Mar 22 F Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD II classes
Mar 29 F Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD II classes
Apr 2 Tu Last day to defend dissertation for Spring 2019 graduation
Apr 3 W PRIORITY registration begins for Summer and Fall 2019 (All students: Watch for your designated date and time thru Gibson)
Apr 5 F Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD II classes
Apr 5 F Last day to drop without record for PERIOD II classes
Apr 17 W Last day to submit final dissertation for Spring 2019 graduation
Apr 19 F GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY (University closed)
Apr 19-22 F-M EASTER BREAK (NO CLASSES) 
Apr 23 Tu CLASSES RESUME
Apr 30 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 1-2 W-Th Study Period
May 3-11 F-Sa EXAM PERIOD - 2019 Final Exam Room Schedule (TBD)
May 17 F SPHTM Awards Ceremony - 1:00p.m. Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street – First Floor Diboll Auditorium
May 18 Sa COMMENCEMENT (in morning at Superdome students arrive 7:45am; ceremony begins at 9am) and  SPHTM GRADUATION CEREMONY (Time and location TBA) - also, Spring graduates degree is earned, conferred and posted to transcripts