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Key Dates, 2018–19

Fall

EventDateDay
Preview Session 5Aug. 31-Sept. 1Friday-Saturday
Residence halls open for new studentsSept. 1Saturday
LiftoffSept. 1-4Saturday-Tuesday
Residence halls open for returning studentsSept. 3Monday
Final RegistrationSept. 4Tuesday
Classes BeginSept. 5Wednesday
Hawktober WeekendOct. 19-21Friday-Sunday
Fall Commencement ceremoniesDec. 2Sunday
Classes EndDec. 15Saturday
Exams EndDec. 22Saturday

Winter

Deadline/EventMonthDay
WintertermJan. 2–18Wednesday-Saturday

Spring

EventDateDay
Final RegistrationJan. 229 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday
Classes BeginJan. 22Tuesday
Spring BreakMarch 16–24Friday–Saturday
Spring FlingApril 11–13Thursday–Saturday
Classes EndMay 6Monday
Exams EndMay 14Tuesday
Graduate CommencementMay 18Saturday
Undergraduate CommencementMay 19Sunday

Orientation

Deadline/EventMonthDay
Preview Session 1May 31–June 1Thursday–Friday
Preview Session 2June 2–3Saturday–Sunday
Preview Session 3June 7–8Thursday–Friday
Preview Session 4June 9–10Saturday–Sunday