2017-18 Academic Calendar

MFA SUMMER/FALL 2017 SEMESTER


June to December

Dates                                                  Activity/Event/Milestone

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Wed, Feb 15, 2017MFA Admission and Financial Aid Priority Application deadline for Summer/Fall 2017
Rolling AdmissionPost-MFA Certificate Admission and Financial Aid Application (No deadline)
Mon, Apr 24Online registration for continuing students begins
Mon, May 15Online registration continues
Mon, May 22 - Wed, June 14Pre-residency Preparation Period
Thu, June 8Last day of online registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Thu, June 15- Sat, June 24Residency Period
Fri, June 16 Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, June 25MFA Commencement Ceremony and All Program Commencement (for June Graduates)
Mon, June 26Project Period begins thru Sun, Nov 20, 2017
Fri, Oct 20Last day to Withdraw for proportional work tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Nov 19Last day of Summer/Fall 2017 Project Period
Sat, Dec 23Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Summer/Fall 2017

SUMMER 2017 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP)

July to September

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Apr 24Financial Aid Application Deadline for Summer 2017 (Continuing Students)
Mon, Apr 24Early Application Deadline for new students
Mon, Apr 24New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, May 19New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline
Tues, May 30 – Thu, June 1Priority Online Registration for Continuing Students
Fri, June 2 - Sun, June 18Online Registration continues
Sat, June 24Teacher Credentialing Completion Ceremony
Sun, June 25AULA Commencement Ceremony for Academic Year 2016-2017 Graduates
Mon, June 26Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring 2017 Classes
Tues, July 4Independence Day Holiday (No Classes)
Wed, July 5First Day of Classes
Wed, July 5Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Wed, July 5Start of Add/Drop (see add/drop & tuition refund policy)
Tues, July 18 – Sat, Aug 12Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, July 20Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Summer 2017 Graduates
Fri, July 21Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, July 24Early Application Deadline for new students
Mon, July 24New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, July 28Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall 2017 (Continuing Students)
Fri, July 28Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, July 31 – Fri, Aug 11Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Aug 4Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, Aug 11Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Aug 13 – Mon, Sept 11Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No credit) grade
Mon, Aug 14 – Fri, Aug 18Student Advisement Week
Fri, Aug 18New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall 2017
Fri, Aug 18Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Thur, Aug 24MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Fall 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Aug 25Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Tues, Aug 29 -Thu, Aug 31Priority Online Registration for Fall 2017 Continuing Students
Thu, Aug 31Bachelor's Degree Candidacy Filing Deadline for Fall 2017 Potential Graduates
Sat, Sept 2 – Mon, Sept 4Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
Wed, Sept 6Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, Sept 9MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Sept 11Last Day of Classes
Sat, Sept 23MANM New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Sept 23Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Summer 2017
Mon, Sept 25Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Summer 2017 classes

FALL 2017 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP)

October to December

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Oct 2Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Mon, Oct 2First Day of Classes
Mon, Oct 2Start of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Sat, Oct 14Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Oct 15 - Sat, Nov 11Start of Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Oct 19Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Fall 2017 Graduates
Fri, Oct 20Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Oct 23Early Application deadline for new students
Mon, Oct 23New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, Oct 27Financial Aid Application Deadline for Winter 2018 (Continuing Students)
Fri, Oct 27Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Oct 30 - Fri, Nov 10Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Nov 3Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, -Nov 10Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Nov 5 – Sat, Dec 9Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Mon, Nov 13 - Fri, Nov 17Student Advisement Week
Fri, Nov 17New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Winter 2018
Fri, Nov 17Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Wed, Nov 22MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Winter 2018 Potential Graduates
Wed, Nov 22Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Thu, Nov 23 - Sun, Nov 26Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)
Tues, Nov 28 - Thu, Nov 30Priority Online Registration for Winter 2018 Continuing Students
Thu, Nov 30Bachelors Candidacy Filing Deadline for Winter 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, Dec 1Online Registration continues, non-penalty period thru Sun, Dec 1
Wed, Dec 6Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, Dec 9MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Dec 9Last Day of Classes
Sat, Dec 23Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Fall 2017
Sat, Dec 23 – Mon, Jan 1, 2017Winter Recess (University Closed)
Mon, Dec 25Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Fall 2017 classes

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY FALL/WINTER 2018 SEMESTER

October 2017 - March 2018

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Tues, Aug 15, 2017Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall/Winter 2017-2018
Mon, Sep 18Final Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline
Mon, Oct 2Registration begins
Thu, Oct 12- Mon, Oct 23Pre-residency Preparation Period
Mon, Oct 23New Student Orientation
Tues, Oct 24Last day of registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Tues, Oct 24 – Sun, Oct 29Fall/Winter 2017-2018 Residency
Mon, Oct 30Project Period begins
Wed, Nov 1Last day to Withdraw @ 100% tuition refund
Sun, Nov 5Last day of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Mon, Nov 6 - Wed, Jan 24, 2018Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Jan 25 – Sun, Jan 28Mid-semester off-site residency period
Thu, Jan 25 - Sun, Mar 25Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Wed, Feb 21Last day to Withdraw for pro rata tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Mar 25Last day of Fall/Winter 2017-2018 project period
Tues, Apr 17Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Fall/Winter 2018 classes
Sat, May 12Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Fall/Winter 2017-2018

MFA WINTER/SPRING 2018 SEMESTER

  December 2017 to May 2018

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Tue, Aug 15, 2017MFA Admission and Financial Aid Priority Application deadline for Winter/Spring 2017-2018
Rolling AdmissionPost-MFA Certificate Admission and Financial Aid Application (No deadline)
Mon, Oct 30Online registration for continuing students begins
Mon, Nov 20 - Wed, Dec 6Pre-residency Preparation Period
Thu, Nov 30Last day of online registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Thu, Dec 8 - Sat, Dec 16Residency Period
Fri, Dec 8Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, Dec 17MFA Commencement Ceremony (for December Graduates)
Mon, Dec 25Project period begins thru Sun, May 20, 2018
Sun, Apr 22, 2018Last day to Withdraw for proportional work tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, May 20Last day of Winter/Spring 2017-2018 project period
Sat, June 23Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Winter/Spring 2017-2018

WINTER 2018 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP)

January to March

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Tues, Jan 2First Day of Classes
Tues, Jan 2Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Tues, Jan 2Start of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Mon, Jan 15Last day of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy); Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Jan 14 – Sun, Feb 11Start of Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal” grade)
Mon, Jan 15Holiday, Martin Luther King’s Birthday (No Classes)
Thu, Jan 18Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Winter 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, Jan 19Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Jan 22Early Application deadline for new students
Mon, Jan 22New International Student Admission Application deadline
Fri, Jan 26Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Jan 29 - Fri, Feb 9Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Feb 2Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, Feb 9Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Feb 12 - Fri, Feb 16Student Advisement Week
Tues, Feb 13 - Mon, Mar 12Course Withdrawal period with a grade of “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Fri, Feb 16Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring 2018 (Continuing Students)
Fri, Feb 16Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Feb 19President's Day (No Classes)
Thu, Feb 22MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Spring 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, Feb 23Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Tues, Feb 27 - Thu, Mar 1Priority Online Registration for Spring 2018
Thu, Mar 1Bachelors Degree Candidacy Filing Deadline for Spring 2018 Potential Graduates
Wed, Mar 7Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, Mar 10MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Mar 12Last Day of Classes
Sat, Mar 24Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Winter 2018
Mon, Mar 26Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Winter 2018 classes

SPRING 2018 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP)

April to June

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Sat, Apr 1MANM New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Apr 2Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Mon, Apr 2First Day of Classes
Mon, Apr 2Start of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Sat, Apr 14End of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy); Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Apr 15 – Sun, May 13Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Apr 19Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Spring 2018 Graduates
Fri, April 20Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Apr 23New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, Apr 27Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Apr 30- Fri, May 11Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, May 4Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, May 11Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, May 14 - Fri, May 18Student Advisement Week
Mon, May 14 - Mon, June 11Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No credit) grade
Fri, May 18Admission and New Financial Aid Application Deadline for Summer 2018
Fri, May 18Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Thu, May 24MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Summer 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, May 25Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sat, May 26- Mon, May 28Holiday, Memorial Day (No Classes)
Tue, May 29 -Thu, May 31Priority Online Registration for Summer 2018 Continuing Students
Thu, May 31Bachelor's Degree Candidacy Filing Deadline for Summer 2018 Potential Graduates
Wed, June 6Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, June 9MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, June 11Last Day of Classes
Sat, June 23Official Graduation (Diploma) Date for Spring 2018 Quarter
Sun, June 24AULA Commencement Ceremony for 2017-2018 Academic Year Graduates
Mon, June 25 Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring 2018 classes

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY SPRING/SUMMER 2018 SEMESTER

April to September

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Feb 12Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring/Summer 2018
Mon, Mar 12Final Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring/Summer 2018
Tues, Apr 3Registration begins
Thu, Apr 12 - Mon, Apr 23Pre-residency Preparation Period
Mon, Apr 23New Student Orientation
Tues, Apr 24Last day of registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Tue, Apr 24 – Sun, Apr 29Spring/Summer 2018 Residency
Wed, Apr 25Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, Apr 29Last day of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Mon, Apr 30Project Period begins
Mon, Apr 30 -Tue, July 31Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal)grade
Thu, July 26 – Sun, July 29Mid-semester off-site residency period
Wed, Aug 1 –Sun Sept 23Course Withdrawal with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Wed, Aug 22Last day to Withdraw for pro- rata tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Sept 23Last day of Spring/Summer 2018 project period
Tues, Oct 16Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring/Summer 2018 classes
Sat, Nov 10Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Spring/Summer 2018

NOTES: Applications for admission received after the deadline will be processed only if space in the program is available. Students who submit financial aid applications after the deadline cannot be guaranteed that application processing will be completed by registration. Late applicants are encouraged to speak to the Financial Aid Office directly.