Academic Calendar

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Fall 2018

  • August

    1 Traditional Undergraduate (TUG) Student Bills Due
    10 Resident Assistants Return
    Peer Mentors Return
    14 Orientation Leaders Return
    15 New Faculty Orientation
    16 Faculty Opening
    Campus Opening
    17 All On-Campus Residents Move-In Day
    17-21 Pathways Orientation
    18 The Vie Student Move-In
    20 Transfer Student Orientation
    21 Academic Convocation
    22 TUG Classes Begin
    27 School of Professional Studies (SPS) Session I and 14-Week Session Classes Begin
    28 TUG Last Day to Add/Drop Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    31 December Graduation Application Deadline
    Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Courses by 4:00 p.m.

  • September

    3 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes & Offices Closed)
    10 WPU Fall Census Date
    21 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session I Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    24 SPS Session I Midterm Progress Reports Due
    26 Deadline for Changes to Incomplete Grades from Summer Semester

  • October

    3 On Campus Residence Halls Close 6 p.m.
    4-5 TUG Fall Break (No Classes)
    5 Fall Break Staff (Offices Closed)
    7 On-Campus Residence Halls Open at 3:00 p.m.
    9 TUG and SPS 14-week session Midterm Progress Reports Due
    13 Last Day of SPS Session I Classes
    15 TUG Advising for Spring Semester Begins
    SPS Session II Classes Begin
     19 SPS Session I Grades Due by Noon
    19 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session II Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    26 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” in TUG Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    Last day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS 14-Week Session Classes by 4:00 p.m.

  • November

    5 Registration for TUG Spring Semester Opens
    9 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session II Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    12 SPS Session II Midterm Progress Reports Due
    15 State of the University Address
    19 Registration for SPS Spring/Summer Semester Opens
    20 On-Campus Residence Halls Close at 6:00 p.m.
    19-23 SPS Break
    21-25 Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes; Offices Close at Noon on Wednesday 21st)
    25 On-Campus Residence Halls Open at 3:00 p.m.
    26 May Graduation Application Deadline

  • December

    5 Last Day of TUG Classes
    6 TUG Reading Day
    7, 10-13 TUG Final Exams (Residents move out 24 hours after their last exam)
    8 Last Day of SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Classes
    13 End of the Semester
    On-Campus Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.
    17 Fall Grades for  TUG, SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Due by Noon
    24-31 Christmas Holiday and New Year’s Holidays (Offices Closed)

Spring 2019

  • January

    1 New Year’s Holiday (Offices Closed)
    3 Faculty and Staff Opening
    4 New Faculty Orientation
    4 RAs Return
    6 All On-Campus Residents Move-In Day
    7 New Student Orientation
    7 Campus Opening
    9 TUG  Spring Semester Classes Begin
    14 SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes Begin
    15 TUG Last Day to Add/Drop Courses by 4:00 p.m.
    18 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    21 MLK Holiday (No Classes & Offices Closed)
    28 WPU Spring Census Date

  • February

    8 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session I Courses by 4:00 p.m.
    11 SPS Session I Midterm Progress Reports Due
    20 Deadline for Changes to Incomplete Grades from Fall Semester

  • March

    1 On-Campus Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m. for Spring Break
     2 Last Day of SPS Session I classes
    4-8 TUG and SPS Spring Break (No Classes)
    8 SPS Session I Grades Due by Noon
    10 On-Campus Residence Halls open at 3:00 p.m.
    11 TUG and SPS 14 Week  Midterm Progress Reports Due
    TUG Advising for Fall Semester Begins
    SPS Session II Classes Begin
    14 Founder’s Day
    15 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session II Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    22 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from TUG and SPS 14-Week Session Classes by 4:00 p.m.

  • April

    1 TUG Registration for Fall 2019 Semester Begins
    5 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session II Courses by 4:00 p.m.
    6 Admitted Student Day (#GoingtoWPU)
    8 SPS Session II Midterm Progress Reports Due
    16 Showcase (No Classes)
    Scholarship Reception Event
    19 Good Friday Holiday (No classes; Offices closed)
    24 Last Day of TUG Classes
    25 TUG Reading Day
    26, 29- TUG Final Exams
    27 Last Day SPS Session II and 14 Week Session Classes
    29 Registration for SPS Fall 2019 Semester Opens

  • May

    1 TUG Final Exams (Residents move out 24 hours after their last exam)
    Graduating Students Grades and all SPS II and 14 Week Grades  Due By Noon
    All On-Campus Residence Halls and The Vie closes at 6:00 p.m. except for Commencement Participants
    End of Spring Semester
    3 Commencement Rehearsal
    Baccalaureate
     4 Commencement
    Graduating students move out of on-campus residence halls and The Vie before 5:00 p.m.
    6 May Term Summer School (TUG) Session I Begins
    SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes Begin
    8 All non-graduating TUG Spring Grades Due
    Last Day to Drop May Term Summer Classes
    10 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    16 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from May Term (TUG) Summer Classes
    24 May Term Summer School Session I Ends
    27 Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
    29 June Term Summer School (TUG) Session II Begins
    31 Last Day to Drop June Term Summer Classes
    Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session I Classes by 4:00p.m.
    May Term Summer School Grades Due

  • June

    3 SPS Session I Midterm Progress Reports Due
    10 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from June Term (TUG) Summer Classes
    13 Deadline for Changes to Incomplete Grades from Spring Semester
    15 Summer Graduation Application Deadline
    19 June Term Summer School Session Ends
    22 Last Day of SPS Session I Classes
    24 SPS Session II Classes Begin
    26 June Term Summer School Grades Due by Noon
    28 SPS Session I Grades Due by Noon
    Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session II Classes by  4:00 p.m.

  • July

    3 4th of July Holiday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
    4 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session II and 14-Week Session
    8 Classes by 4:00 p.m.
    SPS Session II Midterm Progress Reports Due

  • August

    10 Last Day of SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Classes
    16 SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Grades Due

Spring 2018

  • January

    1 New Year’s Holiday (Offices Closed)
    3 New Faculty Orientation
    4 Faculty and Staff Opening
    RAs Return
    7 All On Campus Residents Move-In Day
    8 New Student Orientation
    10 Classes Begin
    15 SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes Begin
    15 MLK Holiday (No Classes & Offices Closed)
    16 Last Day to  Add/Drop TUG Courses by 5:00 p.m.
    21 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes by 11 :59 p.m.

  • February

    11 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session I Courses by 11:59 p.m.
    21 Deadline for Changes to Incomplete Grades from Fall Semester
    26 Advising for Fall Semester Begins

  • March

    2 Mid-Term Deficiencies Due
    Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m. for Spring Break
    3 Last Day of SPS Session I Classes
    5-9 Day and SPS Spring Break (No Classes)
    10 SPS Session I Grades Due
    11 Residence Halls open at 3:00 p.m.
    12 SPS Session II Classes Begin
    18 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session II Classes by 11 :59 p.m.
    19 Registration for SPS Summer Semester Opens
    23 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” in TUG classes by 5:00 p.m.
    25 Last day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS 14-Week Session Classes by 11 :59 p.m.
    26 Registration  for Fall Semester
    30 Good Friday Holiday (No classes; Offices closed)

  • April

    8 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session II Courses by 11:59 p.m.
    10 Showcase (No Classes)
    28 Last Day of SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Classes
    25 Last Day of TUG Classes
    26 Reading Day
    27, 30 Final Exams

  • May

    1-3 Exams (Residents move out 24 hours after their last exam)
    3 Senior Grades Due
    On Campus Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m. except for Commencement Participants
    End of Spring Semester
    4 Baccalaureate
    5 SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Grades Due
    Commencement
    Graduating students move out of residence halls before 5:00 p.m.
    7 May Term Summer School Session I Begins
    SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes Begin
    9 All Spring Grades Due
    Last Day to Drop May Term Summer Classes
    13 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session I and 14-Week Session Classes by 11 :59 p.m.
    17 Last Day  to  Withdraw and Receive a “W”  from May Term Summer Classes
    25 May Term Summer School Session I Ends
    28 Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
    30 June Term Summer School Session II Begins

  • June

    1 Last Day  to Drop June Term Summer Classes
    3 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session I Courses by 11:59 p.m.
    11 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from June Term Summer Classes
    15 Summer and Fall Graduation Application Deadline
    20 June Term Summer School Session II Ends
    23 Last Day of SPS Session I Classes
    25 SPS Session II Classes Begin
    30 SPS Session I Grades Due

  • July

    1 Last Day to Add/Drop SPS Session II Classes by 11 :59 p.m.
    4 4th of July Holiday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
    2-7 SPS 4 th of July Holiday Break
    9 Registration for SPS Fall Semester Opens
    15 Last day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS 14-Week Session Classes by 11:59 p.m.
    29 Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W” from SPS Session II Courses by  11:59 p.m.

  • August

    11 Last Day of SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Classes
    18 SPS Session II and 14-Week Session Grades Due

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