Academic Calendar

Academic calendars for full-time programs within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and Whiting School of Engineering are listed below. View academic calendars for Advanced Academic Programs and Engineering for Professionals.

PDF Document: Academic Year 2017-18

Fall 2017

Saturday, August 26–Wednesday, August 30Orientation for all new undergraduates
Thursday, August 31First day of classes
Meet according to Monday Schedule
Monday, September 4Labor Day – no classes
Friday, September 15Last day to add courses
Sunday, October 15Last day to drop courses
Friday, October 20–Sunday, October 22Fall Break – classes suspended
Monday, November 6Graduate registration for spring term
Monday, November 6 – Seniors
Wednesday, November 8 – Juniors
Friday, November 10 – Sophomores
Monday, November 13 – Freshmen
Undergraduate registration for spring term
opens each day at 7:00 a.m.
Friday, November 17Last day for course withdrawal
Undergraduate's last day to change to S/U option
Monday, November 20–Sunday, November 26Thanksgiving vacation
Friday, December 8Last day of classes
Saturday, December 9–Tuesday, December 12Reading period
Wednesday, December 13–Friday, December 22Final examination period
Saturday, December 23–Sunday, January 7Mid-year vacation

Spring 2018

Monday, January 8 - Friday, January 26Intersession
Monday, January 15Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday;
No Intersession classes
Monday, January 29First day of classes
Friday, February 9Last day to add courses
Sunday, March 11Last day to drop courses
Monday, March 19 - Sunday, March 25Spring vacation
Monday, April 9 – Rising and Continuing Seniors
Wednesday, April 11 – Rising and Continuing Juniors
Friday, April 13 – Rising and Continuing Sophomores
Undergraduate registration for fall term
opens each day at 7:00 a.m.
Monday, April 16Graduate registration for fall term
Friday, April 20Last day for course withdrawal
Undergraduate's last day to change to S/U option
Friday, May 4Last day of classes
Saturday, May 5 - Tuesday, May 8Reading period
Wednesday, May 9 - Thursday, May 17Final examination period
Thursday, May 24University Commencement

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