2017 – 2018 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

Description Date(s)
Payment Deadline for Returning Students August 3
Online A term begins August 14
Classes begin On Campus/Alpharetta Instructional Site August 16
Graduate Session A begins August 16
Late registration and drop/add August 16-22
Convocation August 22
Labor Day Holiday (staff holiday – *classes meet under Prof. discretion) September 4
Spiritual Emphasis Week September 5-7
Last day to drop with grade of W: Online session A September 11
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate session A September 13
Constitution /Citizenship Day September 17
Fall Break (no classes) October 2-6
Online A term ends October 8
Graduate Session A classes end October 10
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate students October 11
Graduate Session B begins October 11
Online B term begins October 16
Advising and registration for spring (current students only) October 16-November 3
Fall enrollment reporting date October 31
Last day to drop with grade of W: On campus undergraduate studies November 8
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate session B November 8
Last day to drop with grade of W: Online session B November 13
Deadline for graduation application November 15
Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes) November 20-24
Classes end December 5
Graduate Session B ends December 5
Dead day December 6
Online B term ends December 10
Final exams December 7, 8, 11, 12

Spring Semester 2018

Description Date(s)
New student advising and registration January 8
Online A term begins January 8
IE Day January 9
Classes begin On Campus/Alpharetta Instructional Site January 10
Graduate Session A begins January 10
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (staff holiday – *classes meet under Prof. discretion) January 15
Late registration and drop/add January 10-16
Last day to drop with grade of W: Online session A February 5
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate session A February 7
Spring break (no classes) February 19-23
Online A term ends March 4
Graduate Session A ends March 6
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate students March 7
Graduate Session B begins March 7
Online B term begins March 12
Advising and registration for summer/fall (current students only) March 12-April 6
Spring enrollment reporting date March 30
Easter Week (no classes) March 26-30
Staff Easter Holiday-Good Friday March 30
Last drop day with grade of W: On Campus undergraduate students April 4
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate session B April 4
Last day to drop with grade of W: Online session B April 9
Honors Chapel April 24
Classes end May 1
Graduate Session B ends May 1
Dead day May 2
Online B term ends May 6
Final exams May 3, 4, 7, 8
Graduation May 12

Summer Semester 2018 – Session 1 / SS1

Description Date(s)
Memorial Day Holiday (staff holiday *classes meet under Prof. discretion) May 28
Advising and Registration June 1
On Campus session 1 classes begin June 4
Graduate Session A begins June 4
Late registration and drop/add: Session 1 June 4-5
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate session A June 18
Last day to drop day with grade of W: Session 1 June 25
Session 1 classes End June 28
Graduate Session A ends June 28
Final Exams June 29

Summer Semester 2018 – Session 2 / SS3

Description Date(s)
Advising and registration June 29
On Campus Session 2 classes begin July 2
Graduate Session B begins July 2
Late registration and drop/add: Session 2 July 2-3
Independence Day Holiday (staff holiday – *classes meet under Prof. discretion) July 4
Last day to drop with grade of W: Graduate Session B July 16
Last day to drop with grade of W: Session 2 July 23
Classes End July 26
Final Exams July 27

Online Session

Description Date(s)
Online classes begin June 4
Last day to drop with grade of W July 2
Online classes end July 29