Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Fall Semester
Faculty & Staff Fall Workshop Aug, 16, 2018 (Th)
Freshmen Arrive Aug. 17, 2018 (F)
Upperclassmen Return Aug. 19, 2018 (Su)
Registration Validation Aug. 20, 2018 (M)
Classes Begin Aug. 20, 2018 (M)
Last Day to Add an online course (Term I) Aug. 22, 2018 (W)
Convocation Aug. 23, 2018 (Th)
Last Day to Add & Drop w/o “W” Aug. 24, 2018 (F)
Labor Day (no classes all day) Sept. 3, 2018 (M)
Family Weekend Sept. 8, 2018
Homecoming Weekend Sept. 29, 2018
Fall Break (no classes all day) Oct. 15, 2018 (M)
Mid-Term Grades Due Oct. 16, 2018 (T)
Pre-Registration for Spring Begins  TBA
Term 2 Begins Oct. 22, 2018 (M)
Last Day to Drop Courses w/”W” Nov. 26, 2018 (M)
Thanksgiving Recess Begins  Nov.17, 2018 (Sa)
Thanksgiving Recess Ends  Nov. 25, 2018 (Su)
Last Day of Classes Dec. 7, 2018 (F)
December Commencement Dec. 8, 2018
Final Exams  Dec. 10-14, 2018 (M – F)
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. Dec. 17, 2018 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU Dec. 19, 2018 (W)
 
January Term
Registration for ONLINE January Classes Oct. 17, 2018
Regular Registration (non-online January classes) Oct. 17, 2018
ONLINE January Session Begins Dec. 17, 2018 (M)
January Session Ends Jan. 11, 2019 (F)
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. Jan. 14, 2019 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU Jan. 15, 2019 (T)
 
Spring Semester
Residence Halls Open Jan. 13, 2019 (Su)
Registration Validation Jan. 14, 2019 (M)
Classes Begin  Jan. 14, 2019 (M)
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (no classes) Jan. 21, 2019 (M)
Last Day to add an Online Course (Term III) Jan. 16, 2019 (W)
Last Day to Add & Drop w/o “W” Jan. 18, 2019 (F)
Mid-Term Grades Due Mar. 11, 2019 (M)
Pre-Registration for May, Summer, & Fall  TBA
Term IV Begins Mar. 18, 2019 (M)
Spring Recess Begins Mar. 23, 2019 (Sa)
Spring Recess Ends Mar. 31, 2019 (Su)
Service Day—no classes except labs Ap. 4, 2019 (Th)
Good Friday (no classes all day) Ap. 19, 2019 (F)
Last Day to Drop Courses w/”W” April 19, 2019 (F)
Last Day of Classes May 3, 2019 (F)
Final Exams May 6-10, 2019 (M–F) 
Commencement (Fayette) May 11, 2019 (Sa)
Final Grades due by 8 a.m.  May 13, 2019 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU May 15, 2019 (W) 
 
Summer Session
Summer Registration Mar. 25, 2019
Summer Classes Begin May 13, 2019 (M)
June 3, 2019 (M)
and other dates
Last Day to Drop Summer Courses w/o ”W” One week before end of course
Fourth of July (no classes all day) July 4, 2019 (R)
Summer Session ends Aug. 16, 2019 (F)
Summer Session grades due Aug. 19, 2019 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU Aug. 20, 2019 (T)