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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2016-2017 Academic Year

Classes start Aug. 22, 2016 (Mon)
Last day of registration Aug. 22, 2016 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Aug. 26, 2016 (Fri)
Labor Day holiday Sept. 5, 2016 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree Sept. 30, 2016 (Fri)
Mid-term break Oct. 3-4, 2016 (Mon-Tues)
Last day to withdraw Oct. 24, 2016 (Mon)
Presidential Election Nov. 8, 2016 (Tues)
Thanksgiving break Nov. 23-27, 2016 (Wed-Sun)
Last day of classes Dec. 6, 2016 (Tues)
Reading day Dec. 7, 2016 (Wed)
Final exams Dec. 8-14, 2016 (Thur-Wed)
Degree date Dec. 14, 2016 (Wed)
Commencement Dec. 15, 2016 (Thurs)
Classes start Jan. 9, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of registration Jan. 9, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Jan. 13, 2017 (Fri)
Martin Luther King holiday Jan. 16, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree Feb. 15, 2017 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw March 9, 2017 (Thurs)
Spring Break March 13-19, 2017 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes Apr. 24, 2017 (Mon)
Reading day Apr. 25, 2017 (Tues)
Final exams Apr. 26-May 2, 2017 (Wed-Tues)
Commencement/degree date May 13, 2017 (Sat)*

*date is tentative based on venue availability

2017 Academic Summer Calendar

Classes start May 8, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of registration May 8, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 9, 2017 (Tues)
Last day to withdraw May 18, 2017 (Thurs)
Last day of classes May 26, 2017 (Fri)
Degree date Aug. 8, 2017 (Tues)
Classes start May 30, 2017 (Tues)
Last day of registration May 30, 2017 (Tues)
Last day to drop/add June 1, 2017 (Thurs)
Last day to apply for degree June 7, 2017 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 19, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of classes July 3, 2017 (Mon)
Degree date Aug. 8, 2017 (Tues)
Classes start May 30, 2017 (Tues)
Last day of registration May 30, 2017 (Tues)
Last day to drop/add June 2, 2017 (Fri)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2017 (Tues)
Last day to withdraw July 11, 2017 (Tues)
Last day of classes/degree date Aug 8, 2017 (Tues)
Classes start July 5, 2017 (Wed)
Last day of registration July 5, 2017 (Wed)
Last day to drop/add July 7, 2017 (Fri)
Last day to withdraw July 25, 2017 (Tues)
Last day of classes/degree date Aug. 8, 2017 (Tues)
Classes start May 8, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of registration May 8, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 11, 2017 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 29, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw June 16, 2017 (Fri)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2017 (Tues)
Last day of classes July 14, 2017 (Fri)
Final exam period July 17-20, 2017 (Mon-Thurs)
Degree date Aug. 8, 2017 (Tues)
Classes start May 8, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of registration May 8, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 11, 2017 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 29, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw June 21, 2017 (Wed)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2017 (Tues)
Last day of classes July 22, 2017 (Sat)
Degree date Aug. 8, 2017 (Tues)
Classes start May 15, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of registration May 15, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 18, 2017 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 29, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw June 23, 2017 (Fri)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2017 (Tues)
Last day of classes July 21, 2017 (Fri)
Degree date Aug. 8, 2017 (Tues)

2017-2018 Academic Year

Classes start Aug. 21, 2017 (Mon)
Last day of registration 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 Jan. 8, 2018 (Mon)
Last day of registration 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 of registration 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 of registration 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 of registration 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)
Last day of registration 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 7, 2018 (Mon)
Last day of registration 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 15, 2018 (Fri)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2018 (Wed)
Last day of classes July 13, 2018 (Fri)
Final exam period July 16-19, 2018 (Mon-Thurs)
Degree date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)
Classes start May 7, 2018 (Mon)
Last day of registration 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 14, 2018 (Mon)
Last day of registration May 14, 2018 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 17, 2018 (Thurs)
Memorial Day holiday May 28, 2018 (Mon)
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2018 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 22, 2018 (Fri)
Last day of classes July 20, 2018 (Fri)
Degree Date Aug. 7, 2018 (Tues)

2018-2019 Academic Year

Classes start Aug. 20, 2018 (Mon)
Last day of registration 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 of registration 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

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