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Important Dates

Dec 22

Deadline to Update Name/Address for Diploma - December Graduates

Dec 31

For students expecting to complete degree requirements in December, please note that the University degree date is December 31, 2017

Jan 12

Spring 18 Final Exam Schedule Available

Jan 15

Martin Luther King, Jr./Holiday

Jan 16

Spring 18 Add Begins - Grad/Prof/Seniors

Jan 16

Check for Holds Preventing Registration

Jan 17

Residence Hall Open for Spring Term

Jan 17

Spring 18 Add Begins - Juniors

Jan 18

Meal Plan Dining Begins (4:30 pm)

Jan 18

Spring 18 Add Begins - Sophomores

Jan 18

New Student Check In (Undergraduates)

Jan 19

December 17 Degree Certifications Available

Jan 19

Spring 18 Enrollment Certifications Available

Jan 19

Spring 17 Add Begins - Freshman

Jan 20

Winter Session Ends

Jan 24

Housing Lottery Sign Up Begins

Jan 24

Spring 18 Instruction Begins

Feb 07

January bursar bill due

Mar 01

Deadline for Current Student Financial Aid Application