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Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2018-2019 2019-2020
Fall semester
Labor Day (Mon.) Sept. 4 Sept. 2
New student orientation Aug. 24 Aug. 22
Fall semester begins Aug. 28 Aug. 26
One-year MBA fall semester begins Aug. 28 Sept. 4
Last day to withdraw without a "W" Sept. 10 Sept. 8
Last day to withdraw from fall semester Nov. 5 TBD
Registration begins for spring semester Nov. 6 TBD
Thanksgiving break Nov. 21-24 Nov. 27-30
Fall final exams  Nov. 27-30 Nov. 19, 20 , 21 & 25
Fall final grades due by 5 p.m. Dec. 8 Dec. 2
Fall degree conferral  Dec. 23 Dec. 21
Spring semester 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 15 Jan. 20
New student orientation Jan. 11 TBD
Spring classes begin Jan. 16  Jan. 13
One-year MBA spring semester begins Jan. 16 Jan. 15
Last day to withdraw without a "W" * See withdraw dates  Jan. 26
Ash Wednesday Feb. 14 Feb. 26 
Spring break March 12-17 March 9-14
Registration begins for summer semester March 24  TBD
Registration begins for fall semester April 1  TBD
Last day to withdraw from spring semester  N/A  TBD
Good Friday March 30  April 10
Spring final exams April 17-23  April 14, 15, 16 & 20
Spring final grades due by 5 p.m. April 30  April 27
Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business Pre-commencement May 19  TBD
Spring Commencement May 19  May 16
Summer semester
Summer session 1 begins May 21  May 20
Memorial Day May 28  May 27
One-year MBA summer semester begins June 4  June 3
Last day to withdraw from summer session 1 classes  N/A  *See withdraw dates
Summer session 1 final exams June 27-28  June 26-27
Summer session 2 begins July 2  July 1
Fourth of July July 4  July 4
Summer session 1 final grades due by 5 p.m. July 5  July 5
 Last day to withdraw without a "W" * See withdraw dates * See withdraw dates
Last day to withdraw from summer session 2 classes N/A * See withdraw dates
Summer session 2 final exams Aug. 8-9  Aug. 7-8
Summer degree conferral N/A  Aug. 14
Summer session 2 final grades due by 5 p.m. Aug. 16  Aug. 15

 

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