ACADEMIC CALENDAR

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Fall Semester Fall 2017
 Fall 2018 (Pending)
Faculty & Staff Fall Workshop Aug. 17, 2017 (R) TBD
Freshmen Arrive Aug. 18, 2017 (F) Aug. 17, 2018 (F)
Upperclassmen Return Aug. 20, 2017(Su) Aug. 19, 2018 (Su)
Registration Validation Aug. 21, 2017 (M) Aug. 20, 2018 (M)
Classes Begin Aug. 21, 2017 (M) Aug. 20, 2018 (M)
Last Day to Add an online course (Term I) Aug. 23, 2017 (W) Aug. 22, 2018 (W)
Convocation Aug. 24, 2017 (R) Aug. 23, 2018 (Th)
Last Day to Add & Drop w/o “W” Aug. 25, 2017 (F) Aug. 24, 2018 (F)
Labor Day (no classes all day) Sept. 4, 2017(M) Sept. 3, 2018 (M)
Family Weekend Sept. 30, 2017 TBD
Homecoming Weekend Oct. 14, 2017 TBD
Mid-Term Grades Due Oct. 17, 2017 (T) Oct. 16, 2018 (T)
Fall Break (no classes all day) Oct. 23, 2017 (M) Oct. 15, 2018 (M)
Pre-Registration for Spring Begins Oct. 18, 2017 (W) Oct. 17, 2018 (W)
Last Day to Drop Courses w/”W” Nov. 27, 2017 (M) Nov. 26, 2018 (M)
Thanksgiving Recess Begins Nov. 18, 2017 (Sa) Nov.17, 2018 (Sa)
Thanksgiving Recess Ends Nov. 26, 2017 (Su) Nov. 25, 2018 (Su)
Last Day of Classes Dec. 8, 2017 (F) Dec. 7, 2018 (F)
December Commencement Dec. 9, 2017 Dec. 8, 2018
Number of classes for the semester 42 MWF/30 TR  
Final Exams Dec.11-14, 2017 Dec. 10-14, 2018 (M – F)
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. Dec. 18, 2017 Dec. 17, 2018 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU Dec. 20, 2017 Dec. 19, 2018 (W)
January Term  Jan. 2018  Jan. 2019 (Pending)
Registration for ONLINE January Classes Oct. 18, 2017 Oct. 17, 2018
Regular Registration (non-online January classes) Oct. 18, 2017 Oct. 17, 2018
ONLINE January Session Begins Dec. 18, 2017 (M) Dec. 17, 2018 (M)
January Session Ends Jan. 12, 2017 (F) Jan. 11, 2019 (F)
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. Jan. 15, 2017 (M) Jan. 14, 2019 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU Jan. 16, 2017 (T) Jan. 15, 2019 (T)
Spring Semester Spring 2018
 Spring 2019 (Pending)
Residence Halls Open Jan. 14, 2018 (Su) Jan. 13, 2019 (Su)
Registration Validation Jan. 15, 2018 (M) Jan. 14, 2019 (M)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No classes) Jan. 15, 2018 (M) Jan. 21, 2019
Classes Begin Jan. 16, 2018 (T) Jan. 14, 2019 (M)
Last Day to add an Online Course (Term III) Jan. 17, 2018 (W) Jan. 16, 2019 (W)
Last Day to Add & Drop w/o “W” Jan. 19, 2018 (F) Jan. 18, 2019 (F)
Mid-Term Grades Due Mar. 12, 2018 (M) Mar. 11, 2019 (M)
Spring Recess Begins Mar. 17, 2018 (Sa) Mar. 16, 2019 (Sa)
Spring Recess Ends Mar. 25, 2018 (Su) Mar. 24, 2019 (Su)
Pre-Registration for May, Summer, & Fall Mar. 26, 2018 (M) Mar. 25, 2019 (M)
Good Friday (no classes all day) March 30, 2018 (F) Ap. 19, 2019 (F)
Service Day—no classes except labs April 5, 2018 Ap. 4, 2019 (Th)
Last Day to Drop Courses w/”W” April 20, 2018 April 19, 2019 (F)
Last Day of Classes May 4, 2018 May 3, 2019 (F)
Number of classes per semester 23 MWF/29TR  
Final Exams May 7-10, 2018 May 6-10, 2019 (M–F)
Commencement (Fayette) May 12, 2018 (Sa) May 11, 2019 (Sa)
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. May 14, 2018 (M) May 13, 2019 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU May 21, 2018 (M) May 15, 2019 (W)
Summer Session  Summer 2018 Summer 2019 (Pending)
Summer Registration Mar. 26, 2018 Mar. 25, 2019
Summer Classes Begin May 14, 2018 (M), June 4, 2017 (M), and other dates 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 One week before end of course
Fourth of July (no classes all day) July 4, 2018 (W) July 4, 2019 (R)
Summer Session ends August 17, 2018 Aug. 16, 2019 (F)
Summer Session grades due August 20, 2018 Aug. 19, 2019 (M)
Students may view grades on myCMU Aug. 21, 2018 Aug. 20, 2019 (T)

College of Graduate & Extended Studies

Graduate Aug. 21 - Dec. 15, 2017 Aug. 20 - Dec. 14, 2018 (Pending)
Last day to add a course August 25, 2017 August 24, 2018
Last day to withdraw November 27, 2017 November 26, 2018
Labor Day Holiday September 4, 2017 September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 18 - 26, 2017 Nov. 17 - 25, 2018
     
EXFA: Undergraduate Aug. 21 - Dec. 15, 2017 Aug. 20 - Dec. 14, 2018 (Pending)
Last day to add a course August 25, 2017 August 24, 2018
Last day to withdraw November 27, 2017 November 26, 2018
Labor Day Holiday September 4, 2017 September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 18 - 26, 2017 Nov. 17 - 25, 2018
     
Term 1 (T1): Undergraduate Aug. 21 - Oct. 13, 2017 Aug. 20 - Oct. 12, 2018 (Pending)
Last day to add a course August 23, 2017 August 22, 2018
Last day to withdraw October 6, 2017 October 5, 2018
Final Grades Due by 5 p.m. October 18, 2017 Oct. 17, 2018
     
Term 2 (T2): Undergraduate Oct. 23 - Dec. 15, 2017 Oct. 22 - Dec. 14, 2018 (Pending)
Last day to add a course October 25, 2017 October 24, 2018
Last day to withdraw December 8, 2017 December 7, 2018
Final Grades Due by 8 a.m. December 18, 2017 December 17, 2018
     
January Term: Undergraduate Dec. 18, 2018 - Jan. 12, 2018 Dec. 17, 2018 - Jan. 11, 2019 (Pending)
Last day to add a course December 20, 2017 December 19, 2018
Last day to withdraw January 5, 2018 January 4, 2019
Final Grades Due by 8 a.m. January 15, 2018 January 14, 2019
     
Graduate Jan. 16 - May 11, 2018 Jan. 14 - May 10, 2019 (Pending)
Last day to add a course January 19, 2018 January 18, 2018
Last day to withdraw April 20, 2018 April 19, 2018
Spring Break Mar. 17 - 25, 2018 Mar. 16 - Mar. 24, 2019
     
EXSP: Undergraduate Jan. 16 - May 11, 2018 Jan. 14 - May 10, 2019 (Pending)
Last day to add a course January 19, 2018 January 18, 2019
Last day to withdraw April 20, 2018 April 19, 2019
Spring Break Mar. 17 - 25, 2018 Mar. 16 - Mar. 24, 2019
Grades due by 8 a.m. May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019
     
Term 3 (T3): Undergraduate Jan. 16 - Mar. 9, 2018 Jan. 14 - Mar. 8, 2019 Pending
Last day to add a course January 17, 2018 January 16, 2019
Last day to withdraw March 2, 2018 March 1, 2019
Final Grades Due by 5 p.m. March 14, 2018 March 13, 2019
     
Term 4 (T4): Undergraduate Mar. 19 - May 11, 2018 Mar. 18 - May 10, 2019 (Pending)
Last day to add a course March 21, 2018 March 20, 2019
Last day to withdraw May 4, 2018 May 3, 2019
Final Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 14, 2018 May 13, 2019
     
EXSU: Undergraduate: May 14 - Aug. 17, 2018 May 13 - Aug. 16, 2019 (Pending)
1st, 3-week session (S1): Undergraduate May 14 - June 1, 2018 May 13 – May 31, 2019
Last day to add a course: May 16, 2018 May 15, 2019
Last day to withdraw: May 25, 2018 May 24, 2019
1st, 4-week session (S2): Undergraduate June 4 - June 29, 2018 June 3 - June 28, 2019
Last day to add a course: June 6, 2018 June 5, 2019
Last day to withdraw: June 22, 2018 June 21, 2019
8-week session (S8): Undergraduate June 4 - July 27, 2018 June 3 - July 26, 2019
Last day to add a course: June 6, 2018 June 5, 2019
Last day to withdraw: July 20, 2018 July 19, 2019
2nd, 4-week session (S3): Undergraduate July 2 - July 27, 2018 July 1 - July 26, 2019
Last day to add a course: July 4, 2018 July 3, 2019
Last day to withdraw: July 20, 2018 July 19, 2019
2nd, 3-week session (S4): Undergraduate July 30 - Aug. 17, 2018 July 29 - August 16, 2019
Last day to add a course: August 1, 2018 July 31, 2019
Last day to withdraw: August 10, 2018 August 9, 2019