Academic Calendar 2017-18

Fall Semester Fall 2017
Faculty & Staff Fall   Workshop August 17, 2017
Freshmen Arrive August 18, 2017
Upperclassmen Return August 20, 2017
Registration Validation August 21, 2017
Classes Begin August 21, 2017
Last Day to Add an online   course (Term I) August 23, 2017
Convocation August 24, 2017
Last Day to Add & Drop   w/o “W” August 25, 2017
Labor Day (no classes all   day) September 4, 2017
Family Weekend September 30, 2017
Homecoming Weekend October 14, 2017
Mid-Term Grades Due October 17, 2017
Pre-Registration for Spring   Begins TBA
Fall Break (no classes all   day) October 23, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess Begins November 18, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess Ends November 26, 2017
Last Day to Drop Courses   w/”W” November 27, 2017
Last Day of Classes December 8, 2017
December Commencement December 9, 2017
Number of classes for the   semester 42 MWF/30 TR
Final Exams Dec.11-14, 2017
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. December 18, 2017
Students may view grades on   myCMU December 20, 2017
   
January Term  January, 2018
Registration for ONLINE   January Classes October 18, 2017
Regular Registration   (non-online January classes) TBA
ONLINE January Session Begins December 18, 2017
January Session Ends January 12, 2018
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. January 15, 2018
Students may view grades on   myCMU January 16, 2018
   
Spring Semester Spring 2018
Residence Halls Open January 14, 2018
Registration Validation January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day   (no classes) January 15, 2018
Classes Begin January 16, 2018
Last Day to add an Online   Course (Term III) January 17, 2018
Last Day to Add & Drop   w/o “W” January 19, 2018
Mid-Term Grades Due March 12, 2018
Spring Recess Begins March 17, 2018
Spring Recess Ends March 25, 2018
Pre-Registration for May, Summer, & Fall TBA
Good Friday (no classes all   day) March 30, 2018
Service Day—no classes except   labs April 5, 2018
Last Day to Drop Courses   w/”W” April 20, 2018
Last Day of Classes May 4, 2018
Number of classes per   semester 23 MWF/29TR
Final Exams May 7-10, 2018
Commencement (Fayette) May 12, 2018
Final Grades due by 8 a.m. May 14, 2018
Students may view grades on   myCMU May 21, 2018
   
Summer Session Summer 2018
Summer Registration March 26, 2018
Summer Classes Begin May 14, 2018; June 4, 2018; and other dates
Last Day to Drop Summer   Courses w/o ”W” One week before end of course
Fourth of July (no classes   all day) July 4, 2018
Summer Session ends August 17, 2018
Summer Session grades due August 20, 2018
Students may view grades on   myCMU August 21, 2018