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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. 21Monday
Classes BeginJan. 22Tuesday
Spring BreakMarch 16–24Friday–Saturday
Spring FlingApril 11–13Wednesday–Friday
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