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Fall 2023 Academic Calendar

Intent to Graduate-Activation Period 

August 14, 2023 through September 5, 2023

Orientation

TBA

First Day of Classes

August 21, 2023

Last Day to Drop or Add Classes

August 25, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

Pass/Fail Request Period

August 21, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. through September 8, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Labor Day Holiday — No Classes (University closed)

September 4, 2023

Modified Class Schedule

November 21, 2023-classes will follow a Friday schedule

Thanksgiving Holiday — No Classes (University open 11/22)

November 22-24, 2023 

Last Day of Classes

November 30, 2023

Study Days

December 1-3, 2023

Final Exams

December 4, 2023 – December 15, 2023

Grading Deadline: Grades are due from faculty no later than Tuesday January 9, 2024.