Course Terms & Calendar

On-campus courses are offered year-round in four, 11-week terms. You can choose to start the program during any of these terms.

Course Planner

View the 2-year planner to easily see when courses are offered and help you plan your schedule.

Course Terms
Fall Term August – November
Winter Term November – February
Spring Term February – May
Summer Term May – August

2017-2018 MBA, MPPA, MSIT and MSQE Academic Calendar

Holidays marked in green

June 2017
Mon, Jun. 12

Registration for Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Begins

August 2017
Mon, Aug. 28

Classes for Fall Term 2017 Begins

September 2017
Mon, Sep. 4

Labor Day

Mon, Sep. 11

Last Day to Add a Class

Last Day to Drop a Class without a grade of "W"

Last Day to Drop Without Financial Penalty

October 2017
Mon, Oct. 2

Priority Deadline to File for February or May 2018 Degree

Mon, Oct. 9

Last Day to Withdraw for Fall Term 2017

November 2017
Tue, Nov. 7 - Nov. 13

Final Exam Week

Sat, Nov. 11

Master of Public Policy & Administration Comprehensive Exam

Mon, Nov. 20

Classes for Winter Term 2018 Begins

Thu, Nov. 23

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2017
Mon, Dec. 4

Last Day to Add a Class

Last Day to Drop a Class Without a Grade of "W"

Last Day to Drop Without Financial Penalty

Tue, Dec. 5

Spring and Summer 2018 Registration Begins

Fri, Dec. 15 - Jan. 1

Christmas Recess

January 2018
Tue, Jan. 2

Classes Resume

February 2018
Mon, Feb. 12 - Feb. 15

Final Exams

Mon, Feb. 26

First Day of Spring Term 2018

March 2018
Thu, Mar. 1

Priority Deadline to File August or November 2018 Degree

Mon, Mar. 12

Last Day to Add a Class

Last Day to Drop a Class Without a Grade of "W"

Last Day to Drop Without Financial Penalty

April 2018
Mon, Apr. 9

Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"

May 2018
Sat, May. 5

Master of Public Policy & Administration Comprehensive Exam

Mon, May. 7 - May. 10

Final Exams

Fri, May. 11

Master Degrees Commencement Ceremony--William Rolland Stadium

Tue, May. 22

Classes Begin Summer 2018

Mon, May. 28

Memorial Day

June 2018
Mon, Jun. 4

Last Day to Add a Class

Last Day to Drop a Class Without a Grade of "W"

Last Day to Drop Without Financial Penalty

July 2018
Mon, Jul. 2

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of "W"

Wed, Jul. 4

Independence Day

Tue, Jul. 31 - Aug. 6

Finals Week

August 2018
Mon, Aug. 27

First Day of Classes Fall 2018

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