Undergraduate & Graduate Programs

Academic schedule for all undergraduate and graduate programs, including individual dates for the Kent School of Social Work, School of Nursing and the J.B. Speed School of Engineering.

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2017-2018 Academic Year

Classes start Aug. 21, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Aug. 25, 2017 (Fri)
Labor Day holiday Sept. 4, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree Sept. 29, 2017 (Fri)
Mid-term Break Oct. 9-10, 2017 (Mon-Tue)
Last day to withdraw Oct. 20, 2017 (Fri)
Thanksgiving break Nov. 22-26, 2017 (Wed-Sun)
Last day of classes Dec. 4, 2017 (Mon)
Reading day Dec. 5, 2017 (Tues)
Final exams Dec. 6-12, 2017 (Wed-Tues)
Degree date Dec. 12, 2017 (Tues)
Commencement Dec. 15, 2017 (Fri)
Classes start Dec. 13, 2017 (Wed)
Last day to drop/add Dec. 14, 2017 (Thurs)
Last Day to Withdraw Dec. 22, 2017 (Fri)
Christmas Day Holiday Dec. 25, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of classes Jan. 4, 2018 (Thurs)
Classes start Jan. 8, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Jan. 12, 2018 (Fri)
Martin Luther King holiday Jan. 15, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree Feb. 1, 2018 (Thurs)
Last day to withdraw March 7, 2018 (Wed)
Spring Break March 12-18, 2018 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes Apr. 23, 2018 (Mon)
Reading day Apr. 24, 2018 (Tues)
Final exams Apr. 25-May 1, 2018 (Wed-Tues)
Commencement/degree date May 12, 2018 (Sat)*

*date is tentative based on venue availability

2018 Academic Summer Calendar

Classes start May 7, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 8, 2018 (Tues)
Last day to withdraw May 17, 2018 (Thurs)
Last day of classes May 25, 2018 (Fri)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)
Classes start May 29, 2018 (Tues)
Last day to drop/add May 31, 2018 (Thurs)
Last day to apply for degree June 6, 2018 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 18, 2018 (Mon)
Last day of classes July 2, 2018 (Mon)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)
Classes start May 29, 2018 (Tues)
Last day to drop/add June 1, 2018 (Fri)
Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2018 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw July 10, 2018 (Tues)
Last day of classes/degree date Aug 7, 2018 (Tues)
Classes start July 3, 2018 (Tues)
Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2018 (Wed)
Last day to drop/add July 6, 2018 (Fri)
Last day to withdraw July 24, 2018 (Tues)
Last day of classes/degree date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)
Classes start May 14, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 17, 2018 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 28, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw June 22, 2018 (Fri)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2018 (Wed)
Last day of classes July 20, 2018 (Fri)
Final exam period July 23-26, 2018 (Mon-Thurs)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)
Classes start May 7, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 10, 2018 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 28, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw June 20, 2018 (Wed)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2018 (Wed)
Last day of classes July 21, 2018 (Sat)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)
Classes start May 16, 2018 (Wed)
Last day to drop/add May 21, 2018 (Mon)
Memorial Day holiday May 28, 2018 (Mon)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2018 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 26, 2018 (Tues)
Last day of classes July 24, 2018 (Tues)
Degree Date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)

2018-2019 Academic Year

Classes start Aug. 20, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Aug. 24, 2018 (Fri)
Labor Day holiday Sept. 3, 2018 (Mon)
Mid-term Break Oct. 8-9, 2018 (Mon-Tue)
Last day to withdraw Oct. 19, 2018 (Fri)
Thanksgiving break Nov. 21-25, 2018 (Wed-Sun)
Last day of classes Dec. 3, 2018 (Mon)
Reading day Dec. 4, 2018 (Tues)
Final exams Dec. 5-11, 2018 (Wed-Tues)
Degree Date Dec. 11, 2018 (Tues)
Commencement *Dec. 13, 2018 (Thurs)

*Commencement date is tentative subject to venue availability

Classes start Jan. 7, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Jan. 11, 2019 (Fri)
Martin Luther King holiday Jan. 21, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw March 6, 2019 (Wed)
Spring Break March 11-17, 2019 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes Apr. 22, 2019 (Mon)
Reading day Apr. 23, 2019 (Tues)
Final exams Apr. 24-April 30, 2019 (Wed-Tues)
Commencement/degree date May 11, 2019 (Sat)*

*Commencement date is tentative subject to venue availability

2019 Academic Summer Calendar

Classes start May 6, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 7, 2019 (Tues)
Last day to withdraw May 16, 2019 (Thurs)
Last day of classes May 24, 2019 (Fri)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2019 (Wed)
Classes start May 28, 2019 (Tues)
Last day to drop/add May 30, 2019 (Thurs)
Last day to apply for degree June 5, 2019 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 17, 2019 (Mon)
Last day of classes July 1, 2019 (Mon)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2019 (Wed)
Classes start May 28, 2019 (Tues)
Last day to drop/add May 31, 2019 (Fri)
Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2019 (Thurs)
Provost Approved Holiday July 5, 2019 (Friday)
Last day to withdraw July 10, 2019 (Wed)
Last day of classes/degree date Aug 7, 2019 (Wed)
Classes start July 2, 2019 (Tues)
Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2019 (Thurs)
Provost Approved Holiday July 5, 2019 (Friday)
Last day to drop/add July 8, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw July 24, 2019 (Wed))
Last day of classes/degree date Aug. 7, 2019 (Wed)
Classes start May 13, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 16, 2019 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 27, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw June 21, 2019 (Fri)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2019 (Thurs)
Provost Approved Holiday July 5, 2019 (Friday)
Last day of classes July 22, 2018 (Mon)
Final exam period July 23-26, 2019 (Tues - Fri)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2019 (Wed)
Classes start May 6, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 9, 2019 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 27, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw June 19, 2019 (Wed)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2019 (Thurs)
Provost Approved Holiday July 5, 2019 (Friday)
Last day of classes July 20, 2019 (Sat)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2019 (Wed)
Classes start May 15, 2019 (Wed)
Last day to drop/add May 20, 2019 (Mon)
Memorial Day holiday May 27, 2019 (Mon)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2019 (Wed)
Provost Approved Holiday July 5, 2019 (Friday)
Last day to withdraw June 26, 2019 (Wed)
Last day of classes July 24, 2019 (Wed)
Degree Date Aug. 7, 2019 (Wed)

2019-2020 Academic Year

Classes start Aug. 19, 2019 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Aug. 23, 2019 (Fri)
Labor Day holiday Sept. 2, 2019 (Mon)
Mid-term Break Oct. 7-8, 2019 (Mon-Tue)
Last day to withdraw Oct. 18, 2019 (Fri)
Thanksgiving break Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2019 (Wed-Sun)
Last day of classes Dec. 2, 2019 (Mon)
Reading day Dec. 3, 2019 (Tues)
Final exams Dec. 4-10, 2019 (Wed-Tues)
Degree Date Dec. 10, 2019 (Tues)
Commencement *Dec. 12, 2019 (Thurs)

*Commencement date is tentative subject to venue availability

Classes start Jan. 6, 2020 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Jan. 10, 2020 (Fri)
Martin Luther King holiday Jan. 20, 2020 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw March 4, 2020 (Wed)
Spring Break March 9-15, 2020 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes Apr. 20, 2020 (Mon)
Reading day Apr. 21, 2020 (Tues)
Final exams Apr. 22-April 28, 2020 (Wed-Tues)
Commencement/degree date May 9, 2020 (Sat)*

*Commencement date is tentative subject to venue availability

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