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Important Dates and Deadlines

For more information, refer to the current semester Academic Calendar.

Event Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
First day of the term Aug. 21, 2017 Jan. 8, 2018 Summer Session start dates vary:

Early session: May 7

Late session: June 18
Financial Aid (FAFSA) Priority Application Deadline

Students’ eligibility for the Stafford loan and Pell Grant programs will continue to be reviewed if students file the FAFSA after the priority deadline. More financial aid info.
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2016

New students:
Jan. 31, 2017
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2016

New students:
Jan. 31, 2017
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2016

New students:
Jan. 31, 2017
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Admission Applications CLOSED OPEN OPEN
Undergraduate Admissions Application Deadline July 21, 2017

(transcripts must be received by
Aug. 4)
Dec. 8, 2017

(transcripts must be received by
Dec. 15)
May 18, 2018

(transcripts must be received by
June 1)
Non-Degree Undergraduate Admissions Application Deadline Aug. 21, 2017 Jan. 8, 2018 May 18, 2018
Former Student Reinstatement Deadline Aug. 4, 2017 TBD TBD
Tuition Due Date Aug. 21, 2017 Jan. 8, 2018 May 7, 2018 (session start dates and tuition deadlines vary)
Registration Dates April 10 -
Aug. 21, 2017
Nov. 6, 2017 –
Jan. 7, 2018
March 5 -
June 18, 2018
Graduation Application Deadline (after this date late fees apply) Oct. 6, 2017 March 2, 2018 May 25, 2018
Commencement Dec. 9, 2017 May 5, 2018 No summer commencement ceremony
Graduation Clearing Dates Feb. 2, 2018 June 15, 2018 Aug. 31, 2018


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