John Cook School of Business Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2016-2017 2017-2018
Fall semester
Fall intersession begins Aug. 8 Aug. 14
Last day to withdraw without a "W" Aug. 12 * See withdraw dates
Last day to withdraw from fall intersession Aug. 29  N/A
Labor Day (Mon.) Sept. 5 Sep. 4
Fall intersession final exams Sept. 6 N/A
New student orientation Sept. 6 Aug. 24
Fall semester begins Sept. 7 Aug. 28
One-year MBA fall semester begins Sept. 7 Aug. 28
Last day to withdraw without a "W" Sept. 16 Sept. 10
Make a Difference Day Oct. 22 Oct. 28
Last day to withdraw from fall semester Oct. 31 Nov. 5
Registration begins for spring semester Nov. 7 Nov. 6
Thanksgiving break Nov. 23-25 Nov. 21-24
Fall final exams  Dec. 5-8 Nov. 27-30
Fall final grades due by 5 p.m. Dec. 15 Dec. 8
Fall degree conferral  Dec. 17 Dec. 23
Spring semseter (2017)
Spring intersession begins Jan. 4 Jan. 2, 2018
Last day to withdraw without a "W" Jan. 13 * See withdraw dates
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16 Jan. 15, 2018
Last day to withdraw from spring intersession Jan. 17  N/A
Spring intersession final exams Feb. 2 N/A
New student orientation Feb. 2 Jan. 11, 2018
Spring classes begin Feb. 6 Jan. 16, 2018
One-year MBA spring semester begins Feb. 6 Jan. 16, 2018
Last day to withdraw without a "W" Feb. 15 * See withdraw dates
Ash Wednesday March 1 Feb. 14, 2018
Spring break March 13-18 March 12-17, 2018
Registration begins for summer semester April 3 N/A
Registration begins for fall semester April 3 N/A
Last day to withdraw from spring semester April 3  N/A
Good Friday April 14 March 30, 2018
Spring final exams May 8-11 April 17-23, 2018
Spring final grades due by 5 p.m. May 18 April 30, 2018
John Cook School of Business Pre-commencement May 19 May 19, 2018
Spring Commencement May 20 May 19, 2018
Summer semester (2017)
Summer session 1 begins May 22 N/A
 Last day to withdraw without a "W" May 25 * See withdraw dates
Memorial Day May 29 May 28, 2018
One-year MBA summer semester begins TBD TBD
Last day to withdraw from summer session 1 classes June 15  N/A
Summer session 1 final exams June 28-29 N/A
Summer session 2 begins July 3 N/A
Fourth of July July 4 July 4, 2018
Summer session 1 final grades due by 5 p.m. July 6 N/A
 Last day to withdraw without a "W" July 6 * See withdraw dates
Last day to withdraw from summer session 2 classes July 27 N/A
Summer session 2 final exams Aug. 9-10 N/A
Summer degree conferral Aug. 16 N/A
Summer session 2 final grades due by 5 p.m. Aug. 17 N/A

 

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