Important dates

Family-Weekend

Fall 2017

August 24
Residence hall open at 9 AM

August 24
Welcome Week begins

August 28
Classes begin

September 4
Labor Day - university closed

October 6-8
Family Weekend

October 28
Homecoming

November 10
Veteran's Day observed - university closed

November 23-25
Thanksgiving Holiday - university closed

December 11-14
Finals Week

December 15
Residence halls close at 10 AM **

December 15
Winter Commencement

** Freshman halls close during Winter Break and reopen January 13.  Fall residents may leave their belongings in rooms over break. 

Spring 2018

January 13
Residence halls open at 9 AM

January 15
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - university closed

January 16
First Day of spring classes

March 19-23
Spring break-no classes

May 7-10

Finals Week

May 11 
Residence halls close at 10 AM

May 11-12

Spring Commencement


As parents and family members, knowing a few important dates is always helpful for assisting your student or planning your next trip to campus.  If you are looking for a little more detail, please visit the following calendars: