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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

Academic Calendar



Fall Semester 2018: August 29 through December 18, 2018

Aug 21 Tue International Student Orientation 
Aug  24 Fri Residence Halls Open  @ 1-3:30pm:  First Year Students
Aug 25 Sat Residence Halls Open  @ 8-11:30am:  First Year Students 
Aug 25 Sat New Student  Convocation: 2 pm
Aug 27 Mon Residence Halls Open @ 12 noon:  Returning Students
Aug 28 Tue Fall Faculty Conference @ 8:30 am
Aug 28 Tue Placement Testing: 1 - 4pm
Aug 29 Wed Classes Begin
Sept 03 Mon Labor Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
Sept 04 Tue Classes Begin: University College - Providence Campus &  On-Line
Sept 05 Wed Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
Sept 12 Wed Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
Sept 12 Wed Last day to make meal plan changes/deletions:  4pm
Sept 26 Wed Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
Oct 08 Mon Columbus Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
Oct 09 Tue Monday Classes Meet on Tuesday:  Day and Evening - Tuesday Classes Do Not Meet 
Oct 19 Fri Warning Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office:  2018 Fall Semester
Oct 29 Mon Advisement Period Begins:  2019 Winter Intersession & Spring Semester
Nov 02 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
Nov 07 Wed Registration Begins:  2019 Winter Intersession & Spring Semester
Nov 21 Wed Residence Halls Close @ 9:00 am
Nov 21-23 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Recess Begins - No Classes - All Offices Closed
Nov 25 Sun Residence Halls Open @ 1 pm
Nov 26 Mon Classes Resume:  Day and Evening
Dec 11 Tue Last Day of Classes:  2018 Fall Semester
Dec 12 Wed Reading Days
Dec 12 Wed Final Examinations: Evening Classes
Dec. 13-14 Thu-Fri Final Examinations:  Day and Evening Classes
Dec 15-16 Sat-Sun Reading Days
Dec 17-18 Mon-Tue Final Examinations:  Day and Evening Classes
Dec 19 Wed Residence Halls Close @ 9 am-All Residents are expected to check out 24 hours after their last final BUT no later than 9AM on 12-19-18
Dec 24 Mon University Holiday - All Offices Closed 
Dec 25 Tue University Holiday - All Offices Closed 
Dec 26 Wed Final Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office @ 11:50pm: 2017  Fall Semester
Dec 26 Wed Incomplete Grades “I” from 2018 Spring & Summer  Convert to “F”

Winter Intersession 2019: January 2 through January 18, 2019

Jan 01 Tue Residence Halls Open @  1:00pm: 2019  Winter Intersession
Jan 02 Wed Classes Begin:  2019 Winter Intersession
Jan 03 Thu Last Day to Add a Course
Jan 04 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
Jan 07 Mon Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
Jan 17 Thu Last Day of Classes:  2019 Winter Intersession
Jan 18 Fri Final Examinations:  2019 Winter Intersession Classes
Jan 21 Mon Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
Jan 22 Tue Final Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office: 2019  Winter Intersession

Spring Semester 2019: January 23 through May 15, 2019

Jan 21 Mon Orientation Check-in:  New Students @ 9 am -Residence Halls Open for New Students 
Jan 22 Tue Placement Testing:  1 - 4pm
Jan 22 Tue Orientation: New Student Registration 
Jan 22 Tue Residence Halls Open @ 9am:  Returning Students
Jan 23 Wed Classes Begin:  Day and Evening 
Jan 30 Wed Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
Feb 06 Wed Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
Feb 06 Wed Last day to make meal plan changes/deletions:  4pm
Feb 18 Mon Presidents Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
Feb 20 Wed Monday Classes Meet on Wednesday:  Day and Evening - Wednesday Classes Do Not Meet 
Feb 20 Wed Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
Mar 08 Fri Warning Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office: 2019 Spring Semester
Mar 08 Fri Residence Halls Close @ 7pm
Mar 09-17 Sat-Sun Spring Break 
Mar 17 Sun Residence Halls Open @ 1pm
Mar 18 Mon All Classes Resume
Mar 18 Mon Advisement Period Begins:  2019 Summer Sessions & Fall Semester
Mar 22 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
Mar 22 Fri May 2020, August 2020 and December 2020 Graduate’s: Degree Application Due in Registrar’s Office
Mar 25 Mon Registration Begins:  2019 Summer Sessions  & Fall Semester
Apr 19 Fri University Holiday:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
May 08 Wed Last Day of Classes:  2019 Spring Classes
May 09 Thu Reading Day
May 09 Thu Final Examinations:  Evening Classes
May 10 Fri Final Examinations:  Day & Evening Classes
May 11-12 Sat-Sun Reading Days
May 13-15 Mon-Wed Final Examinations:  Day & Evening Classes
May 16 Thu Senior  Rehearsal/BBQ  12 noon Fieldhouse
May 16 Thu Residence Halls Close @ 12 noon:  Non-graduating Students
May  17 Fri School of Law Commencement @ 1pm
May  17 Fri Graduate Commencement @ 4pm
May 18 Sat Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement @ 9:30am Processional & 10am Ceremony 
May 18 Sat Residence Halls Close @ 7pm:  Graduating Students 
May 21 Tue Final Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office: 2019  Spring Semester
May 21 Tue Incomplete Grades “I” from 2019 Winter & 2018 Fall Convert to “F”

Summer Session I & II 2019 - May 21 through July 31, 2019
Summer Session I 2019 - 3/5/10 Week Courses: May 21 through July 31, 2019

May 20 Mon Residence Halls Open @ 2pm:  Summer Session I (3/5/10 wk Classes)
May 21 Tue Classes Begin:  Summer Session I (3/5/10 wk Classes)
May 22 Wed Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (3wk Classes)
May 23 Thu Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
May 24 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
May 27 Mon Memorial Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
May 28 Tue Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
May 29 Wed Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
May 31 Fri Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
June 05 Wed Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
June 07 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
June 12 Wed Last Day of Classes:   Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
June 13 Thu Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
June 14 Fri Residence Halls Close @ 9:00am:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
June 18 Tue Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes) 
June 21 Fri Last Day of Classes:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
June 24 Mon Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
June 25 Tue Residence Halls Close @ 9:00am:  Summer Session I Students (5 wk Classes)
July 02 Tue Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
July 04 Thu Fourth of July:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
July 05 Fri Thursday Classes Meet on Friday, July 05, 2019
July 30 Tue Last day of Classes:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes)
July 31 Wed Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes) 
Aug 01 Thur Residence Halls Close @ 9:00am:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes) 
Aug 06 Tue Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes)

Summer Session II 2019 - 5 Week Courses: June 25 through July 31, 2019

June 24 Mon Residence Halls Open @ 1:00PM:  Summer Session II 
June 25 Tue Classes Begin:  Summer Session II
June 28 Fri Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission:  Summer Session II
July 04 Thu Fourth of July:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
July 05 Fri Wednesday Classes Meet on Friday, July 05, 2019
July 05 Fri Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  Summer Session II
July 08 Mon Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  Summer Session II
July 10 Wed Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  Summer Session II
July 30 Tue Last Day of Classes:  Summer Session II
July 31 Wed Final Examinations:  Summer Session II
Aug 01 Thur Residence Halls Close @ 9:00am:  Summer Session II 
Aug 06 Tue Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session II