Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar2018-2019

Fall 2018

August 13

Monday. New undergraduate student move-in

August 14

Tuesday. New undergraduate student orientation starts; Convocation for new undergraduate students starts at 3:00PM.

August 18

Saturday. New and returning graduate student move-in

August 19

Sunday. New graduate student orientation starts.

August 27

Monday. Undergraduate (first 7-week undergraduate session and full-semester session) and graduate classes begin.

September 2

Sunday. Drop/add ends, first 7-week undergraduate session.

September 9

Sunday. Drop/add ends for undergraduate (full semester and second 7-week) classes and graduate classes.

September 24

Monday. Mid-Autumn Festival - No classes.

October 1-7

Monday-Sunday. Chinese National Day Holiday – No classes.

October 8

Monday. Last day to withdraw with a W from first 7-week classes.

October 22

Monday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends. Classes meet on a Monday schedule.

October 23-26

Tuesday-Friday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.

October 29

Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.

November 15

Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W from second 7-week classes.

November 29

Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W from full semester undergraduate classes.

December 3

Monday. Graduate classes end.

December 4-9

Tuesday-Sunday. Graduate reading days.

December 10-12

Monday – Wednesday. Graduate exams.

December 13

Thursday. Undergraduate classes end (second 7-week and full-semester undergraduate courses).

December 14-16

Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading days.

December 17-21

Monday-Friday. Undergraduate final examinations (second 7-week and full-semester undergraduate courses).

December 22

Saturday Noon, Residence halls close for Winter Break.

Spring 2019

January 2

Wednesday. Residence halls re-open.

January 7

Monday. Undergraduate and graduate classes begin.

January 13

Sunday. Drop/add ends for first 7-weeks undergraduate session.

January 20

Sunday. Drop/add ends for undergraduate (full semester and second 7-week) classes and graduate classes.

February 4-10

Monday – Sunday. Spring Festival – Chinese New Year – No classes. Residence hall closes after 5:30PM on February 3 and reopens after 5:30PM on February 10.

February 11

Monday. All classes resume.

February 14

Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W from 7-week classes.

February 28

Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends.

March 1-3

Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.

March 4-8

Monday-Friday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.

March 11

Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.

March 28

Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W from full semester undergraduate classes.

April 5

Friday. Qing Ming – Tomb Sweeping Day – No classes.

April 11

Thursday. Graduate classes end. Last day to withdraw with a W from second 7-week classes.

April 12-16

Friday - Tuesday. Graduate Reading Days.

April 17-19

Wednesday - Friday. Graduate exams.

April 25

Thursday. Second 7-week undergraduate session ends.

April 26

Friday. Graduate Commencement.

April 27

Saturday Noon. Graduate students check out.

April 26-28

Friday - Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.

April 29-May 3

Monday - Friday. Undergraduate final examinations.

May 1

Wednesday. International Labor Day Celebration – May Day.

May 4

Saturday Noon. International undergraduate students check out.

Summer 2019

May 4

Saturday. Military Training for undergraduate freshmen students starts (required for mainland Chinese students and optional for HMT students).

May 17

Friday. Military Training ends.

May 20

Monday. Summer 7-week session starts (mainland and HMT students only).

June 7

Friday. Dragon Boat Festival – No classes.

July 4

Thursday. Summer 7-week session ends.

July 5-6

Friday - Saturday. Summer 7-week exam period.

July 7

Sunday Noon. Mainland and HMT students check out and residence halls close for summer break.

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