Parent & Family Important Dates – 2017/2018

Fall Semester 2017

July 2017
July 5 Payment Plan Application Open
July 31 Fall Semester Tuition Due
August 2017
August 26-28 New Student Orientation
August 26-27 Parent & Family Orientation
August 26 Residence Halls Open for New Student Check-In from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
August 26 Academic Convocation & Matriculation Ceremony for Students, Parents & Families
August 27 Residence Halls Open for Returning Students from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
August 29 Classes Begin
August 31 Final Day to Opt Out of Health Care Insurance through United Health Insurance
September 2017
September 5 Payment Plan Application Closed
October 2017
October 1 FAFSA Application Available online
October 7-10 Fall Break – No Classes – Residence Halls Open
October 21 Family Weekend & Homecoming
November 2017
November 22-26 Holiday: Thanksgiving – Residence Halls Open
December 2017
December 1 Payment Plan Application for Spring 2018 Opens
December 12 Last Day of Classes
December 13 Study Day
December 14-15, 18-19 Final Exam Week
December 19 Final Exams End at 10:00 pm
December 20 Semester Ends
December 20 Residence Halls Close at 12 PM (Open on January 14 for Spring 2018 Semester)
December 22 COLLEGE CLOSED until January 2, 2018
December 31 Spring Semester Tuition Due

Spring Semester 2018

January 2018
January 2 College Opens
January 13 Residence Halls Open at 10 AM
January 15 Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No Classes
January 16 Classes Begin
February 2018
February 5 Spring Payment Plan Application Closed
February 15 FAFSA Preferred Application Deadline for Awarding
February 20 Fall Off-Campus Study Applications Due
March 2018
March 17-25 Spring Break- College Open – No Classes- Residence Halls Open
April 2018
April 30 Last Day of Classes
May 2018
May 1 Celebration Day
May 2 Study Day
May 3-4, 7-8 Final Examinations
May 9 Residence Halls Close at 12 PM (First-Year, Sophomore, and Juniors)
May 11 Baccalaureate Services (Seniors and Their Families)
May 12 Commencement (Seniors and their Families)
May 13 Residence Halls Close for Graduates and Late Stays at 12:00 noon