2017-18 Academic Calendar

MFA SUMMER/FALL 2017 SEMESTER


June to December

Dates                                                  Activity/Event/Milestone

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

SUMMER 2017 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP)

July to September

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Apr 24 Financial Aid Application Deadline for Summer 2017 (Continuing Students)
Mon, Apr 24 Early Application Deadline for new students
Mon, Apr 24 New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, May 19 New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline
Tues, May 30 – Thu, June 1 Priority Online Registration for Continuing Students
Fri, June 2 - Sun, June 18 Online Registration continues
Sat, June 24 Teacher Credentialing Completion Ceremony
Sun, June 25 AULA Commencement Ceremony for Academic Year 2016-2017 Graduates
Mon, June 26 Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring 2017 Classes
Tues, July 4 Independence Day Holiday (No Classes)
Wed, July 5 First Day of Classes
Wed, July 5 Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Wed, July 5 Start of Add/Drop
Tue, July 18 Last Day of Add/drop
Tues, July 18 – Sat, Aug 12 Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, July 20 Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Summer 2017 Graduates
Fri, July 21 Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, July 24 Early Application Deadline for new students
Mon, July 24 New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, July 28 Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall 2017 (Continuing Students)
Fri, July 28 Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, July 31 – Fri, Aug 11 Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Aug 4 Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, Aug 11 Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Aug 13 – Mon, Sept 11 Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No credit) grade
Mon, Aug 14 – Fri, Aug 18 Student Advisement Week
Fri, Aug 18 New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall 2017
Fri, Aug 18 Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Thur, Aug 24 MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Fall 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Aug 25 Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Tues, Aug 29 -Thu, Aug 31 Priority Online Registration for Fall 2017 Continuing Students
Thu, Aug 31 Bachelor's Degree Candidacy Filing Deadline for Fall 2017 Potential Graduates
Sat, Sept 2 – Mon, Sept 4 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
Wed, Sept 6 Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, Sept 9 MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Sept 11 Last Day of Classes
Sat, Sept 23 MANM New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Sept 23 Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Summer 2017
Mon, Sept 25 Submission 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 2 Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Mon, Oct 2 First Day of Classes
Mon, Oct 2 Start of Add/Drop
Sat, Oct 14 Last Day of Add/Drop
Sat, Oct 14 Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Oct 15 - Sat, Nov 11 Start of Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Oct 19 Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Fall 2017 Graduates
Fri, Oct 20 Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Oct 23 Early Application deadline for new students
Mon, Oct 23 New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, Oct 27 Financial Aid Application Deadline for Winter 2018 (Continuing Students)
Fri, Oct 27 Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Oct 30 - Fri, Nov 10 Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Nov 3 Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, -Nov 10 Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Nov 5 – Sat, Dec 9 Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Mon, Nov 13 - Fri, Nov 17 Student Advisement Week
Fri, Nov 17 New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Winter 2018
Fri, Nov 17 Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Wed, Nov 22 MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Winter 2018 Potential Graduates
Wed, Nov 22 Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Thu, Nov 23 - Sun, Nov 26 Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)
Tues, Nov 28 - Thu, Nov 30 Priority Online Registration for Winter 2018 Continuing Students
Thu, Nov 30 Bachelors Candidacy Filing Deadline for Winter 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, Dec 1 Online Registration continues, non-penalty period thru Sun, Dec 1
Wed, Dec 6 Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, Dec 9 MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Dec 9 Last Day of Classes
Sat, Dec 23 Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Fall 2017
Sat, Dec 23 – Mon, Jan 1, 2017 Winter Recess (University Closed)
Mon, Dec 25 Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Fall 2017 classes

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY FALL 2017/WINTER 2018 SEMESTER

October 2017 - March 2018

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Tues, Aug 15, 2017 Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall/Winter 2017-2018
Mon, Sep 18 Final Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline
Mon, Oct 2 Registration begins
Thu, Oct 12- Mon, Oct 23 Pre-residency Preparation Period
Mon, Oct 23 New Student Orientation
Tues, Oct 24 Last day of registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Tues, Oct 24 – Sun, Oct 29 Fall/Winter 2017-2018 Residency
Mon, Oct 30 Project Period begins
Wed, Nov 1 Last day to Withdraw @ 100% tuition refund
Sun, Nov 5 Last day of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Mon, Nov 6 - Wed, Jan 24, 2018 Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Jan 25 – Sun, Jan 28 Mid-semester off-site residency period
Thu, Jan 25 - Sun, Mar 25 Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Wed, Feb 21 Last day to Withdraw for pro rata tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Mar 25 Last day of Fall/Winter 2017-2018 project period
Tues, Apr 17 Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Fall/Winter 2018 classes
Sat, May 12 Official 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, 2017 MFA Admission and Financial Aid Priority Application deadline for Winter/Spring 2017-2018
Rolling Admission Post-MFA Certificate Admission and Financial Aid Application (No deadline)
Mon, Oct 30 Online registration for continuing students begins
Mon, Nov 20 - Wed, Dec 6 Pre-residency Preparation Period
Thu, Nov 30 Last day of online registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Thu, Dec 8 - Sat, Dec 16 Residency Period
Fri, Dec 8 Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, Dec 17 MFA Commencement Ceremony (for December Graduates)
Mon, Dec 25 Project period begins thru Sun, May 20, 2018
Sun, Apr 22, 2018 Last day to Withdraw for proportional work tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, May 20 Last day of Winter/Spring 2017-2018 project period
Sat, June 23 Official 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 2 First Day of Classes
Tues, Jan 2 Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Tues, Jan 2 Start of Add/Drop
Mon, Jan 15 Last 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 11 Start of Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal” grade)
Mon, Jan 15 Holiday, Martin Luther King’s Birthday (No Classes)
Tue, Jan 16 Last Day of Add/Drop
Thu, Jan 18 Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Winter 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, Jan 19 Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Jan 22 Early Application deadline for new students
Mon, Jan 22 New International Student Admission Application deadline
Fri, Jan 26 Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Jan 29 - Fri, Feb 9 Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Feb 2 Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, Feb 9 Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Feb 12 - Fri, Feb 16 Student Advisement Week
Tues, Feb 13 - Mon, Mar 12 Course Withdrawal period with a grade of “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Fri, Feb 16 Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring 2018 (Continuing Students)
Fri, Feb 16 Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Feb 19 President's Day (No Classes)
Thu, Feb 22 MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Spring 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, Feb 23 Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Tues, Feb 27 - Thu, Mar 1 Priority Online Registration for Spring 2018
Thu, Mar 1 Bachelors Degree Candidacy Filing Deadline for Spring 2018 Potential Graduates
Wed, Mar 7 Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, Mar 10 MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Mar 12 Last Day of Classes
Sat, Mar 24 Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Winter 2018
Mon, Mar 26 Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Winter 2018 classes
New Row

SPRING 2018 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP)

April to June

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Sat, Apr 1 MANM New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Apr 2 Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Mon, Apr 2 First Day of Classes
Mon, Apr 2 Start of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Sat, Apr 14 End of Add/Drop; Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Apr 15 – Sun, May 13 Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Apr 19 Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Spring 2018 Graduates
Fri, April 20 Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Apr 23 New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, Apr 27 Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Apr 30- Fri, May 11 Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, May 4 Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, May 11 Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, May 14 - Fri, May 18 Student Advisement Week
Mon, May 14 - Mon, June 11 Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No credit) grade
Fri, May 18 Admission and New Financial Aid Application Deadline for Summer 2018
Fri, May 18 Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Thu, May 24 MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Summer 2018 Potential Graduates
Fri, May 25 Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sat, May 26- Mon, May 28 Holiday, Memorial Day (No Classes)
Tue, May 29 -Thu, May 31 Priority Online Registration for Summer 2018 Continuing Students
Thu, May 31 Bachelor's Degree Candidacy Filing Deadline for Summer 2018 Potential Graduates
Wed, June 6 Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, June 9 MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, June 11 Last Day of Classes
Sat, June 23 Official Graduation (Diploma) Date for Spring 2018 Quarter
Sun, June 24 AULA 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 12 Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring/Summer 2018
Mon, Mar 12 Final Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring/Summer 2018
Tues, Apr 3 Registration begins
Thu, Apr 12 - Mon, Apr 23 Pre-residency Preparation Period
Mon, Apr 23 New Student Orientation
Tues, Apr 24 Last day of registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Tue, Apr 24 – Sun, Apr 29 Spring/Summer 2018 Residency
Wed, Apr 25 Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, Apr 29 Last day of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop & Tuition Refund Policy)
Mon, Apr 30 Project Period begins
Mon, Apr 30 -Tue, July 31 Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal)grade
Thu, July 26 – Sun, July 29 Mid-semester off-site residency period
Wed, Aug 1 –Sun Sept 23 Course Withdrawal with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Wed, Aug 22 Last day to Withdraw for pro- rata tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Sept 23 Last day of Spring/Summer 2018 project period
Tues, Oct 16 Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring/Summer 2018 classes
Sat, Nov 10 Official 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.