Past Academic Calendars

Information about past academic calendars can be found below. 

2017-2018 Academic Calendar   

Continuing students arrive on Monday, September 4, 2017.  Classes begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

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Fall 2017 
August 30          New students arrive 
August 30-September 4 New student week 
September 4 Continuing students arrive
September 5 Classes begin
September 8 Check-in deadline
September 19 Final day to add classes, final day to submit Individualized Study contracts 
September 26 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
October 9-10  Study days
October 20  Final day to drop classes, final day to change grading options and credit value 
October 23-November 17  Advising and registration period for Spring 2018 and May Term 2018 
October 27  Final day to record a grade for Spring incomplete
November 22-24 Thanksgiving break
December 1  Deadline for departmental honor awards to be completed for Fall 2017 graduates 
December 11  Last day of classes 
December 12 Study day 
December 13-16

Final exams 

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December 18 Winter recess begins 
December 20  Deadline for fall grade submission:
12 midnight 
February 2  Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Fall 2017
Spring 2018
January 7 All students arrive on campus
January 8 Classes begin
January 23 Final day to add classes, final day to submit Individualized Study contracts
January 30 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
February 23 Final day to drop classes, final day to change grading option and credit value
February 26-March 2 Spring break
March 5 Classes resume
March 9 Final day to record a grade for Fall 2017 incomplete
March 12-30 Advising and registration period for
Fall 2018
March 15 Publicaton deadline for departmental honors
April 13 Last day of classes
April 16-19 Final exams
April 20 Baccalaureate
April 20 College of Arts and Sciences Commencement
April 21 Johnston Commencement
April 25 Deadline for Spring 2018 grade submission: 12 midnight
April 23-27 May Term break
June 1 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Spring 2018
May Term 2018
April 30           Classes begin
May 1 Final day to add classes; final day to submit Individualized Study contracts
May 2 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
May 3 Final day to drop a class, final day to change grading option and credit value
May 23 Last day of classes
May 24 Final exams
May 29 Deadline for May Term 2018 grade submission: 12 midnight
June 25 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for May Term 2018

 

2018-2019 Academic Calendar 

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Fall 2018
August 29 New students arrive
August 29 to September 3 New student orientation
September 2 Continuing students arrive
September 4 Classes begin
September 7 Check-in deadline
September 18 Final day to add classes, final day to submit individualized study contracts
September 25 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
October 8 and 9 Study days
October 10 Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript
October 19 Final day to change grading options and credit value
October 22 to November 16 Advising and registration period for Spring and May Term 2019
October 26 Final day to record a grade for Spring 2018 incomplete
November 5 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript
November 21 to 23 Thanksgiving Break
December 3 Deadline for departmental honors to be completed for Fall 2018 graduates
December 10 Last day of classes
December 11 Study day
December 12 to 15 Final exams
December 17 Winter Break begins
December 19 Deadline for Fall 2018 grade submission:  12 midnight
January 25

Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Fall 2018

Spring 2019
January 12 Transfer Student Orientation (TSO)
January 12 Transfer students register for classes
January 13 Continuing students arrive
January 14 Classes begin
January 29 Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts
February 5 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
February 22

Final day to drop class without appearing on academic transcript, change grading option and credit value

March 1

Publication deadline for departmental honors awards completion for Spring 2019 graduates

March 4 to 8 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume
March 15 Final day to record a grade for Fall 2018 Incomplete
March 22 Final day to withdraw from class with a mark of "W" on academic transcript
March 18 to April 5 Advising and registration for Fall 2019
April 19 Last day of classes
April 22 to 24 Final exams
April 26 Baccalaureate
April 26 Commencement
May 1 Deadline for Spring 2019 grade submission: 12 midnight
April 29 to May 3 May Term Break
May 31 Faculty deadline for Johnston student evaluations for Spring 2019

May Term 2019
May 6 Classes begin
May 7 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study contracts
May 8 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts
May 9 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value
May 30 Last day of classes
May 31 Final exams
June 4 Deadline for May Term 2019 grade submission: 12 midnight