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2024-2025 Academic Calendar

Fall 2024

Full term: August 21 - December 12

First Part of Term: August 21 - October 10

Second Part of Term: October 16 - December 12

Event

Date

Graduate Registration Opens *

August 16

Welcome Week

August 16-21

Fall Orientation Session

August 19

Undergraduate Registration Begins and Drop/Add Begins *

August 20

First Day of Class & Opening Convocation

August 21

Last Day of Registration/Schedule Changes *

August 27

Last Day to Drop with Refund

August 27

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” *

August 28

Labor Day Holiday

September 2

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” *

September 24

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” Begins *

September 25

Faculty Promotion/Tenure Application Due

September 30

Classfinder LIVE for Spring/Summer Semester

October 4

Semester Mid-Point

October 9

Mid-Point Grades Due

October 11

Fall Break

October 14-15

Faculty Sabbatical/Study Leave Application Due

October 15

Graduation Application for May 2025 Deadline

October 21

Hope Summit

October 28-30

Spring Graduate Registration Begins *

November 4

Last Day to Withdraw for any reason from a course or University with grade “WP” or “WF” *

November 4

Spring/May/Summer Undergraduate Registration Begins * (returning students)

November 5

Thanksgiving Break

November 27-29

Last Day of Class

December 3

Academic Preparation Days

December 4-5

Spring Priority Registration Closes *

December 4

Final Exams *

December 6, 9-12

Commencement Ceremony

December 13

Final Grades Due 12:00 PM CST

December 16

Leave of Absence Applications Due for Spring 2025

December 16

* For further information regarding semester part of term schedules and withdraw dates, please click here. For further information regarding Registration dates and times, click here. For further information on the Exam Schedule, click here.


Spring 2025

Full term: January 8 - May 1

First Part of Term: January 8 – TBD

Second Part of Term: TBD - May 1

Event

Date

Graduate Registration Opens *

January 6

Spring Orientation Session

January 6

Undergraduate Registration Begins and Drop/Add Begins *

January 7

First Day of Class

January 8

Last Day of Registration/Schedule Changes *

January 14

Last Day to Drop with Refund

January 14

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” *

January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday

January 20

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” *

February 11

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” *

February 12

Classfinder LIVE for FALL Semester

February 21

Semester Mid-Point

February 26

Mid-term Grades Due

February 28

Spring Break

March 10-14

Fall Graduate Registration Begins *

March 24

Last Day to Withdraw for any reason from a course or University with grade “WP” or “WF” *

March 24

Fall Undergraduate Registration Begins *

March 25

Scholarship and Awards Day

April 9

Easter Break

April 17-21 (ends at 4:00 pm on 21st)

Last Day of Class

April 22

Academic Preparation Days

April 23-24

Faculty Awards Luncheon

April 23

Final Exams *

April 25,28-30 & May 1

Commencement Ceremony

May 2 & 3

Final Grades Due at 12:00 PM CST

May 5

* For further information regarding semester part of term schedules and withdraw dates, please click here. For further information regarding Registration dates and times, click here. For further information on the Exam Schedule, click here.


Maymester 2025

Event

Date

Maymester Registration Opens *

May 5

First Day of Class

May 5

Registration for Full Summer and Sessions I and II closes *

May 5

Last Day to Drop Maymester Classes with refund *

May 6

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” for Maymester*

May 7

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” for Maymester *

May 12

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP”/”WF” for Maymester *

May 13

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP”/”WF” for Maymester *

May 16

Last Day of Class and Maymester Finals*

May 23

Registration for Summer Sessions Begins *

May 23

Final Grades Due for Maymester at 12:00 PM CST

May 23

Memorial Day Holiday

May 26

* For further information regarding semester part of term schedules and withdraw dates, please click here. For further information regarding Registration dates and times, click here. For further information on the Exam Schedule, click here.


Summer 2025

Full term: June 2 – August 5

Session I: June 2 – TBD

Session II: TBD - August 5

Event

Date

First Day of Class (Full and Summer I)

June 2

Last Day for Registration/Schedule Change/Drop w/Refund (F/SSI) *

June 4

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” for Full/SSI *

June 5

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” for SSI *

June 11

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP”/”WF” for SSI *

June 12

Juneteenth Holiday

June 19

Graduation Application Deadline for December 2025

June 24

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP/WF” for SSI *

June 25

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” for Full Summer *

June 25

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP”/”WF” for Full Summer *

June 26

Last Day of Class and Final Exams for SSI*

July 3

Registration for Summer Session II Opens *

July 3

Independence Day Holiday

July 4

First Day of Classes, SSII

July 7

Final Grades Due, SSI

July 7

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP”/”WF” for Full Summer *

July 7

Last Day to Drop SSII with refund

July 9

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” for SSII *

July 10

Registration for Fall 2025 Closes

July 10

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” for SSII *

July 16

First Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP”/”WF” for SSII *

July 17

Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP”/”WF” for SSII *

July 23

Last Day to apply for Fall 2025 Semester Leave of Absence

July 31

Last Day of Classes & Final Exams for Full and SS II*

August 5

Final Grades Due by 12:00 PM CST

August 11

* For further information regarding semester part of term schedules and withdraw dates, please click here. For further information regarding Registration dates and times, click here. For further information on the Exam Schedule, click here.