Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

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FALL 2017

AGS First Short Term Begins & New/Late Registration in AGS officeMonday, August 14
Faculty Workshop beginsMonday, August 14
Residence Halls open for new freshmen & transfers/Orientation beginsFriday, August 18
Residence Halls open for registered continuing studentsSunday, August 20
Registration & Clearance of StopsMonday, August 21
Traditional classes begin at 8amTuesday, August 22
Fall Opening ConvocationTuesday, August 22
Last day for faculty to drop a student from class for non-attendanceFriday, August 25
Last day for registration, schedule adjustment, internship applicationsMonday, August 28
Schedule Drop PeriodTuesday, August 29 – Monday, September 18
Last day for dropping a class without transcript entry; removing “I” gradesMonday, September 18
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival and Madison County Heritage FestivalSaturday, October 7
Last day to apply for graduation in DecemberMonday, October 2
HomecomingSaturday, October 21
Mid-Semester Evaluation WeekMonday, October 2 – Friday, October 6
AGS second short term beginsMonday, October 16
Founders WeekMonday, October 9 – Friday, October 13
Mid-semester evaluations dueWednesday, October 11
Fall Break begins at end of classesFriday, October 13
Fall Break ends/classes resume at 8amWednesday, October 18
Last day to withdraw from class with grade of “W”Friday, October 20
Spring RegistrationMonday, October 30 – Friday, November 3
Deadline for juniors/seniors to indicate S/U grade optionFriday, November 3
Thanksgiving holidays begin at close of classesTuesday, November 21
Administrative offices close at noon for Thanksgiving holidaysWednesday, November 22
Classes resume/office reopen at 8amMonday, November 27
Last day of regular classesTuesday, December 5
Regular day & evening exams beginWednesday, December 6
Examinations end (Christmas holidays begin; residence halls close)Tuesday, December 12
Final grades posted by facultyThursday, December 14
Graduation exercises (residence halls close for graduates)Friday, December 15
Administrative offices close for Christmas holidaysFriday, December 15
Administrative offices open for spring semsterTuesday, January 3, 2017

SPRING 2018

AGS First Short Term Begins & New/Late Registration in AGS officeTuesday, January 2
Residence Halls open for New Freshmen & Transfers/Orientation BeginsSaturday, January 13
Residence Halls open for Registered Continuing StudentsSunday, January 14
Registration & Clearance of StopsMonday, January 15
Traditional Classes begin at 8 a.m.Tuesday, January 16
Last day for faculty to drop a student from class for non-attendanceFriday, January 19
Last day for registration, schedule adjustment, Internship ApplicationsMonday, January 22
Schedule Drop PeriodTuesday, January 23 – Tuesday, February 12
Choral FestivalFriday, February 3 – Saturday, February 4
Last day for dropping a class without transcript entry; removing “I” GradesTuesday, February 12
Mid-Semester Evaluation WeekMonday, February 26 – Friday, March 2
Last day to apply for graduation in May or AugustThursday, March 1
AGS Second Short-term beginsMonday, March 5
Mid-Semester Evaluations dueWednesday, March 7
Spring Break Begins at end of classesFriday, March 9
Administrative Offices reopen after spring breakWednesday, March 14
Spring Break Ends and Classes resume, 8 a.m.Monday, March 19
Last day to withdraw from a class with grade of “W”Tuesday, March 20
Fall RegistrationMonday, April 2 – Friday, April 6
SLAMWednesday, April 10
Deadline for Juniors/Seniors to indicate S/U grade optionFriday, April 13
Good Friday HolidayFriday, March 30
Last day of regular classesThursday, May 3
Regular day & evening exams beginFriday, May 4
Examinations end; Residence Halls closeWednesday, May 9
Final Grades posted by facultyThursday, May 10
Graduation Exercises, Residence Halls close for graduatesSaturday, May 12