Academic Calendars

Spring 2017

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December 2016

  • Dec. 2: ebills for Spring 2017 begin.
  • Dec. 16: Payment due for all students; including financial aid recipients. (Regardless of receipt of bill.)
  • Dec. 17-31: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No Winter classes on Dec. 24, 25, and 31. 

January 2017

  • Jan. 1: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No classes.
  • Jan. 2: Holiday Break. Offices closed. Winter classes in session.
  • Jan. 3: University offices re-open, 8 a.m.
  • Jan. 5: Spring 2017 schedules purged (deleted) for nonpayment. 
    Late registration fee ($100) begins. 
  • Jan. 9:  Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal Form for the hearing. 
  • Jan. 12: Academic Suspension Appeal Hearing, 9 a.m., Curris Center, Tennessee Room. 
  • Jan. 16: Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day holiday 
  • Jan. 17: Classes begin on and off campus; including evening and web classes. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    First half semester (1/17-3/8) classes begin. 
    10W session (1/17-3/31) classes begin.
    Payment due for late registrations including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill). 
  • Jan. 19: Last day to enroll in any first half semester class. Class participation required on or before this date if class has begun.
    Last day to drop first half semester and 10W session classes with no grade.
    Last day to change any first half semester class and 10W session class from audit to credit.
    Drop process continues for 5A session classes through Feb. 13, 2017; W grade assigned. 
  • Jan. 20: CA session (1/20-5/12) classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for adding any first half semester and 10W session class.
    Drop process continues for 10W session classes through Mar. 13, 2017; W grade assigned.     
  • Jan. 23: Last day to register for full semester and CA session classes.
    Last day to drop any full semester and CA session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change a full semester and CA session class from audit to credit.  
  • Jan. 24: Drop process continues for full semester and CA session classes through Apr. 17, 2017; W grade assigned.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for adding any full semester and CA session classes. 
  • Jan. 27: CB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Jan. 30: Last day to register for CB session classes.
    Last day to drop any CB session class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any CB session class from audit to credit.
  • Jan. 31: Schedule change fee ($50) begins fro adding any CB session class.
    Drop process continues for CB session classes through Apr. 17, 2017; W grade assigned.

 February 2017

  • Feb. 13: Last day to  drop any 5A session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any 5A session class.
    Last day to submit a Grade Appeal for Fall 2016. 
  • Feb. 15: Last day to apply for a residency change.
    Last day to apply on myGate for May 2017 Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Feb. 21: Drop process continues for 5B session classes through Mar. 26, 2017; W grade assigned.

March 2017

  • Mar. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for August 2017 Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Mar. 2: Last day to drop any first half semester class; W grade assigned. 
    Last day to audit first half semester classes. 
  • Mar. 3: Midterm grade submission available via instructors' myGate until 3/17. Midterm grades available on students' myGate Academics tab as soon as grades are submitted by instructors.
  • Mar. 8: First half semester classes end.
  • Mar. 9: Second half semester classes begin.
  • Mar. 10: Final grades due by instructor for first half semester classes 48 hours after each exam. Grades will be processed and posted after all Spring 2017 sessions are completed (5/15/17).
  • Mar. 13: Last day to drop any 10W session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 10W session class. 
    Last day to register for second half semester classes. Attendance required on or before this date if class has begun.
    Last day to drop any second half semester class with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change any second half semester class from audit to credit. 
  • Mar. 14: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for second half semester classes.
    Drop process continues for second half semester classes through Apr. 27, 2017; W grade assigned.
  • Mar. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for August 2017 Master's, Specialist, or Doctoral degrees and Certificates.  Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
    Last day to change a grade of I (Incomplete) received in Fall and Winter 2016 classes.
  • Mar. 17: Midterm grades due for all 000, 100, and 200-level classes via instructors' myGate.
  • Mar. 20-21: Spring Break Classes dismissed. Offices open.
  • Mar. 22-24: Spring Break University closed.
  • Mar. 26: Last day to drop any 5B session class; W grade assigned. 
    Last day to audit any 5B session class.
  • Mar. 27: Offices reopen 8 a.m.

April 2017

  • Apr. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for December 2017 Associate and baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Apr. 3: Drop process continues for 5C session classes through Apr. 28, 2017; W grade assigned.
  • Apr. 10: Advance scheduling begins for Summer and Fall 2017.
  • Apr. 17: Last day to drop full semester, CA and CB session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit full semester, CA and CB session classes.
  • Apr. 21: New Freshman Honor's Orientation
  • Apr. 22: New Freshman Summer Orientation
  • Apr. 27: Last day to drop any second half semester class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit second half semester classes. 
  • Apr. 28: Last day to drop any 5C session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any 5C session class. 

May 2017

  • May 4: Senior Breakfast for all May 2017 baccalaureate and graduate degree candidates.
  • May 5:  Spring 2017 semester classes end.
  • May 6: Final exams begin. See Final Exam schedule on myGate.
  • May 12: Final exams end.
    Final grades due by instructor for Spring 2017 classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • May 13: Commencement, CFSB Center, 9 a.m.
    Residential Colleges close at noon.
  • May 15:  Final grades due by instructor for Spring 2017 no later than 10 a.m.
    Summer 2017 SA session classes begin.
  • May 16: Spring 2017 grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.

Summer 2017

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May 2017

  • May 15: SA session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to add a SA session class. 
    Last day to drop a SA session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SA session class from audit to credit.
  • May 16: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SA session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SA session classes.
  • May 22: Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal form to attend May hearing.
  • May 23: Last day to drop any SA session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SA session class. 
  • May 25: Academic Appeal Hearing, Curris Center, Tennessee Ballroom, 9 a.m.
  • May 26: SA session classes end.
    Final grades for SA session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. All final grades will be processed after ALL sessions are completed in August 2017.
  • May 29: Memorial Day observed. Classes dismissed. Offices closed.
  • May 30: SF session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • May 31: Last day to add a SF session class.
    Last day to drop a SF session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SF session class from audit to credit.
    Classes meet today for all SF and SK sessions.

June 2017

  • June 1: University begins summer office hours, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
    Late registration fee ($100) begins for SF session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SF session classes.
    Last day to add a SK session class.
    Last day to drop a SK session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SK session class from audit to credit.
  • June 2: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SK session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SK session classes.
  • June 14: Last day to apply for a residency change. 
  • June 19: SB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Last day to add a SB session class.
    Last day to drop a SB session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SB session class from audit to credit.
  • June 20: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SB session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SB session classes.
  • June 22: Last day to drop any SF session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SF session class. 
  • June 27: Last day to drop any SB session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SB session class. 
  • June 30: SF and SB session classes end.
    Final grades for SB and SF session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. All final grades will be processed after ALL sessions are completed in August 2017.

July 2017

  • July 3: SH session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • July 4: July 4th observed. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
  • July 5: Last day to add a SH session class.
    Last day to drop a SH session class without a grade.
    Last day to change a SH session class from audit to credit.
    Classes meet today for all SH and SK sessions.
  • July 6: Late registration fee ($100) begins for SH session classes.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for SH session classes.
  • July 24: Last day to drop any SK session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SK session class. 
  • July 26: Last day to drop any SC session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SC session class. 
  • July 28: Last day to drop any SH session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any SH session class. 

August 2017

  • Aug. 1: University begins regular office hours, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
  • Aug. 4: SH and SK session classes end.
    Final grades for SH and SK session classes due 48 hours after the final exam. 
  • Aug. 7: ALL Summer 2017 final grades due by 10 a.m.
  • Aug. 8: Final Summer 2017 grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.

Fall and Winter 2017 

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July 2017

  • July 21: ebills for Fall 2017 begin. Students have 2 weeks to make payment arrangements to prevent their schedules from being purged (deleted).

August 2017

  • Aug. 4: Payment due for all students; including financial aid recipients. (Regardless of receipt of bill.)
    Late registration fee ($100) begins.
  • Aug. 7: Fall 2017 schedules purged (deleted) for nonpayment. 
    Last day to submit Academic Suspension Appeal Form for the hearing. 
  • Aug. 10: Academic Suspension Appeal Hearing, 9 a.m., Curris Center, Tennessee Room. 
  • Aug. 12: Residential Colleges open at 10 a.m. for new freshman and new transfers only.
    Great Beginnings!
  • Aug. 13: Residential Colleges open at noon for returning students.
  • Aug. 15: Classes begin on and off campus; including evening and web classes. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    First half semester classes begin. 
    5A session classes begin.
    10W session classes begin.
    Payment due for late registrations including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill). 
  • Aug. 16: Last day to register for 5A session classes.
    Last day to drop 5A session classes with no grade.
    Last day to change 5A session class from audit to credit.
  • Aug. 17: Last day to register for first half semester and 10W session classes.
    Last day to drop first half semester and 10W session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change first half semester and 10W session classes from audit to credit.
    Last day to drop full semester classes within 100% refund period.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5A session classes.
  • Aug. 18: CA session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
    Schedule change fee ($50) begins for first half semester and 10W session classes.
  • Aug. 21: Last day to register full semester and CA session classes.
    Last day to drop full semester and CA session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change full semester and CA session classes from audit to credit.  
  • Aug. 22: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for full semester and CA session classes. 
  • Aug. 25: CB session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Aug. 28: Last day to register CB session classes.
    Last day to drop CB session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change CB session classes from audit to credit.
  • Aug. 29: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for CB session classes.

September 2017

  • Sept. 4: Labor Day observed. Classed dismissed, offices closed.
  • Sept. 13: Last day to apply for a residency change.
    Last day to submit a Grade Appeal for Spring and Summer 2017.
    Last day to request a change of grade submitted in error by the instructor for Spring and Summer 2017.
    Last day to drop 5A session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 5A session classes.
  • Sept. 15: Last day to apply on myGate for December 2017 Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Sept. 18: 5A session classes end.
  • Sept. 19: 5B session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Sept. 20: Last day to register 5B session classes.
    Last day to drop 5B session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5B session classes from audit to credit.
  • Sept. 21: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5B session classes.
  • Sept. 27: Last day to drop first half semester classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit first half semester classes.

October 2017

  • Oct. 2: Midterm grade submission available through Oct. 16 via instructors' myGate.
    Midterm grades available on students' myGate Academics tab as soon as grade is submitted by instructor.
  • Oct. 4: First half semester classes end.
    Final grades due for first half semester classes 48 hours after each exam by instructor. Grades will be processed and posted after all Fall 2017 sessions are completed.
  • Oct. 5-6: Fall Break. Classes dismissed. Offices closed.
  • Oct. 9:  Second half semester classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Oct. 11: Last day to register second half semester classes.
    Last day to drop second half semester classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change second half semester classes from audit to credit.
    Last day to drop 10W session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit 10W session classes.
  • Oct. 12: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for second half semester classes.
  • Oct. 16: Last day to change a grade of I (Incomplete) received in Spring or Summer 2017 classes.
     Midterm grades due for all 000, 100, and 200-level classes via instructors' myGate.
  • Oct. 19: Last day to drop 5B session classes; W grade assigned. 
    Last day to audit 5B session classes.
  • Oct. 20: 10W session classes end.
  • Oct. 24: 5B session classes end.
  • Oct. 25: 5C session classes begin. Attendance expected; absences recorded.
  • Oct. 26: Last day to register 5C session classes.
    Last day to drop 5C session classes with no grade assigned.
    Last day to change 5C session classes from audit to credit.
  • Oct. 27: Schedule change fee ($50) begins for 5C session classes.
  • Oct. 30: Advance scheduling begins for Winter 2017 for ALL classifications. 

November 2017

  • Nov. 1: Last day to apply on myGate for May 2018 Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and Certificates. Applications submitted after today incur a late fee ($20).
  • Nov. 6: Advance scheduling begins for Spring 2018.
  • Nov. 10: Advance scheduling for Winter 2017 ends.
  • Payment due today for Winter 2017 classes including financial aid recipients (regardless of receipt of bill).
  • Nov. 14: Winter 2017 schedules purged (deleted) for non-payment.
  • Nov. 16: Senior Breakfast for all December 2017 baccalaureate and graduate degree candidates.
    Last day to drop full semester, CA and CB session classes; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit full semester, CA and CB session classes.
  • Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving holiday. Classes dismissed. Offices closed.
  • Nov. 24: Last day to drop any second half semester class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit second half semester classes. 
  • Nov. 25: Last day to drop any 5C session class; W grade assigned.
    Last day to audit any 5C session class. 
  • Nov. 30: 5C session classes end.

December 2017

  • Dec. 1:  Fall 2017 semester classes end.
  • Dec. 2: Final exams begin. See Final Exam schedule on myGate.
  • Dec. 8: Final exams end.
    Final grades due by instructor for Fall 2017 classes 48 hours after each exam. 
  • Dec. 9: Commencement, CFSB Center, 9 a.m.
    Residential Colleges close at noon.
  • Dec. 11:  Final grades due by instructor for Fall 2017 no later than 10 a.m.
    Winter 2017 session classes begin.
  • Dec. 12: Fall 2017 grades available on students' myGate Academics tab.
  • Dec. 16-31: TENTATIVE Holiday Break. Offices closed. No Winter classes on Dec. 24, 25, and 31. 
  • Dec. 31: Last day to withdraw from Winter 2017 term.

January 2018

  • Jan. 1: Holiday Break. Offices closed. No classes.
  • Jan. 3: Winter 2017 classes end.
  • Jan. 4: Final Winter 2017 grades due via instructors' myGate no later than 10 a.m.