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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks

Calendar for 2017-2018



 

Fall Academic Period 2017
Monday, August 21-Friday, December 14

Late Registration/Academic Advisement for Fall Academic Period 2017: August 14 - 17.
Fall Academic Period Ends with Final Grades to Registrar: December 18.

Teaching Terms Beginning Date of Classes Ending Date of Classes
 Term I (Traditional)  Monday, August 21  Thursday, December 14
 Term II (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, August 21  Thursday, October 12
 Term III (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, October 16  Thursday, December 14

Fall Academic Period Notes:

  1. Institutional Workshop:  August 14-16.
  2. Holidays: Labor Day (September 4); Thanksgiving (November 20-24-Term I, II & III; University closed 22-24).
  3. Fall Break (Classes not in session for Term I):  October 4-6.
  4. Last day to apply for Fall Graduation:  September 15.
  5. Registration for Spring academic periods begins:  October 26.
  6. ACT Residual November 11.
  7. Fall Graduation December 16.
  8. Evening students should consult the class schedule for class dates.
  9. Evening students should consult the registrar’s office and business office concerning drop/add dates and withdrawal from classes.
  10. Final Exams:  December 11-14 for Term I only.

Days the University offices are closed: September 4, November 22-24, and December 22; 25-29, 2017.

 

Added and/or Dropped Courses and Withdrawal from the University

Term I

  • Courses dropped after September 1 will receive no refund of tuition. Courses added after September 1 may incur additional tuition and fees. See Business Office.
  • Evening courses dropped after the 3rd class meeting will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Day courses may be added with special permission before September 1 and evening courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be added or changed to audit without permission before August 25 and evening courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before November 7 and evening courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before the 10th class meeting.


Terms II & III

  • Courses dropped after the eighth day of the term will incur a drop fee and no refund of tuition. 
  • Courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before the 5th class meeting.

A withdrawal is processed when a student ceases attendance before the end of the academic period. 
 

Academic Calendar with Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

Fall Academic Period

(One 18 Week Term) Traditional

(Two 8 Week Terms) Ground & Online

2017

August 21-December 14

2017

Fall/Spring Loans

2017

30 Day Hold First Time Freshman

Fall/Spring Loans

2017

Fall Only Second

Disbursement Loans

Term I (Traditional)

August 21-December 14

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Term II (APS Online/Ground) August 21-October 12

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Term III (APS Online/Ground) October 16-December 14 Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Thursday, November 16, 2017 Thursday, November 30, 2017

 

Spring Academic Period 2018
Monday, January 8-Thursday, May 3

Late Registration/Academic Advisement for Spring Academic Period 2018: January 3-5.
Spring Academic Period Ends with Final Grades to Registrar: May 8. 

Teaching Terms Beginning Date of Classes Ending Date of Classes
 Term I (Traditional)  Monday, January 8  Thursday, May 3
 Term II (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, January 8  Thursday, March 1
 Term III (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, March 12  Thursday, May 3

Spring Academic Period Notes:

  1. Holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 15), UM Holiday’s (February 12 & 13) and Good Friday holiday (March 30).
  2. Last day to apply for Spring Graduation: February 2.
  3. Spring Break (March 5-9-Term I, II, & III).
  4. ACT Residual March 24.
  5. Registration for Summer & Fall academic period begins: March 22.
  6. 51st  Graduation: May 5.
  7. Classes are in session unless the University is closed.
  8. Evening students should consult the class schedule for class dates.
  9. Evening students should consult the registrar’s office and business office concerning drop/add dates and withdrawal from classes.
  10. Final Exams: April 3; May 1-3 for Term I only.

Days the University offices are closed: January 1 & 15, February 12 & 13, and March 30, 2018.  

  

Added and/or Dropped Courses and Withdrawal from the University

Term I

  • Courses dropped after January 22 will receive no refund of tuition. Courses added after January 22 may incur additional tuition and fees. See Business Office.
  • Evening courses dropped after the 3rd class meeting will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Day courses may be added with special permission before January 18 and evening courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be added or changed to audit without permission before January 11 and evening courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before March 27 and evening courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before the 10th class meeting. 

Terms II and III

  • Courses dropped after the eighth day of the term will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before the 5th class meeting.

 A withdrawal is processed when a student ceases attendance before the end of the academic period.

  

Academic Calendar with Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

Spring Academic Period

(One 18 Week Term) Traditional

(Two 8 Week Terms) Ground & Online

2018

January 8-May 3

2018

Fall/Spring Loans

2018

30 Day Hold First Time Freshman

Fall/Spring Loans

2018

Spring Only Second

Disbursement Loans

Term I (Traditional) January 8-May 3 Thursday, January 25, 2018 Thursday, February 8, 2018 Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Term II (APS Online/Ground) January 8-March 1 Thursday, January 25, 2018 Thursday, February 8, 2018 Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Term III (APS Online/Ground) March 5-May 3 Tuesday, March 22, 2018 Thursday, April 5, 2018 Tuesday, April 24, 2018

 

Summer Academic Period 2018
Monday, May 14-Monday, August 6

Late Registration/Academic Advisement for Summer Academic Period 2018: Wednesday, May 9.
Summer Academic Period Ends with Final Grades to Registrar: August 6. 

 Teaching Terms Beginning Date of Classes Ending Date of Classes
 Term I (Traditional)  Monday, May 14  Thursday, June 7
 Term II (Traditional)  Monday, June 11  Thursday, July 5
 Term III (Traditional)  Monday, July 9  Wednesday, August 1
 Term IV (APS Online/Ground)  Tuesday, June 5  Thursday, July 26
 Term V (Full Semester)  Monday, May 14  Monday, August 6
 Term VI (1st 6 Weeks)  Monday, May 14  Monday, June 25
 Term VII (2nd 6 Weeks)  Tuesday, June 26  Monday, August 6

 Summer Academic Period Notes:

  1. Holidays: Memorial Day (May 28), Independence Day observed (July 4).
  2. Classes are in session unless the University is closed.
  3. Registration for Spring December 2, January 11-13.
  4. ACT Residual July 14.
  5. Evening students should consult the class schedule for class dates.
  6. Evening students should consult the registrar’s office and business office concerning drop/add dates and withdrawal from classes.

Days the University offices are closed: May 28 and July 4, 2018.

 

Added and/or Dropped Courses and Withdrawal from the University

 Terms I, II, III

  • Courses dropped after the 3rd class meeting will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Courses may be added before the 4th class meeting without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit before the 4th class meeting.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before the 10th class meeting.

Term IV

  • Courses dropped after the 8th calendar day will incur a drop fee and no refund of tuition.

Term V

  • Courses dropped after the 3rd class meeting will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before the 8th class meeting.

Terms VI & VII

  • Courses dropped after second class meeting will receive no tuition refund.
  • Courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty before the 5th class meeting.

A withdrawal is processed when a student ceases attendance before the end of the academic period.