2018-2019 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    
    Dec 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks

Calendar for 2018-2019



 

Fall Academic Period 2018
Monday, August 20-Friday, December 13

Late Registration/Academic Advisement for Fall Academic Period 2018: August 13 - 16.
Fall Academic Period Ends with Final Grades to Registrar: December 17.

Teaching Terms Beginning Date of Classes Ending Date of Classes
 Term I (Traditional)  Monday, August 20  Thursday, December 13
 Term II (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, August 20  Thursday, October 11
 Term III (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, October 15  Thursday, December 13
 Term IV (Nursing) 5 weeks  Monday, August 20  Thursday, September 20
 Term V (Nursing) 5 weeks  Monday, September 24  Thursday, October 25
 Term VI (Nursing) 5 weeks  Monday, October 29  Thursday, December 6

Fall Academic Period Notes:

  1. Institutional Workshop:  August 13-15.
  2. Holidays: Labor Day (September 3); Thanksgiving (November 19-23 - All Students); University closed 21-23).
  3. Fall Break (Classes not in session for Term I):  October 3-5.
  4. Last day to apply for Fall Graduation:  September 14.
  5. Registration for Spring academic periods begins:  October 25.
  6. ACT Residual November 10.
  7. Fall Graduation December 15.
  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 10-13 for Term I only.

Days the University offices are closed: September 3, November 21-23, and December 21; 24-28, & 31, 2018.

 

Added and/or Dropped Courses and Withdrawal from the University

Term I

  • Courses dropped after August 31 will receive no refund of tuition. Courses added after August 31 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 August 30 and evening courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be added or changed to audit without permission before August 24 and evening courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty by 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

2018

August 20-December 13

2018

Fall/Spring Loans

2018

30 Day Hold First Time Freshman

Fall/Spring Loans

2018

Fall Only Second

Disbursement Loans

Term I (Traditional)

August 20-December 13

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Term II (APS Online/Ground) August 20-October 11

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Term III (APS Online/Ground) October 15-December 13 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Thursday, November 15, 2018 Thursday, November 29, 2018

 

Spring Academic Period 2019
Monday, January 14-Thursday, May 9

Late Registration/Academic Advisement for Spring Academic Period 2019: January 9-10.
Spring Academic Period Ends with Final Grades to Registrar: May 13. 

Teaching Terms Beginning Date of Classes Ending Date of Classes
 Term I (Traditional)  Monday, January 14  Thursday, May 9
 Term II (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, January 14  Thursday, March 1
 Term III (APS Online/Ground)  Monday, March 14  Thursday, May 9
 Term IV - NU 1st 6 weeks  Monday, January 7  Thursday, February 14
 Term V - NU 2nd 6 weeks  Monday, February 18  Thursday, March 28
 Term VI - NU 3rd 6 weeks  Monday, April 1  Thursday, May 9

Spring Academic Period Notes:

  1. Holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 21), UM Holiday’s (March 4 & 5) and Good Friday holiday (April 19).
  2. Last day to apply for Spring Graduation: February 8.
  3. Spring Break (March 4-8).
  4. ACT Residual March 9.
  5. Registration for Summer continues & Fall academic period begins: March 28.
  6. 52nd  Graduation: May 11.
  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: May 6-9 for Term I only.

Days the University offices are closed: January 1 & 21, March 4 & 5, and April 19, 2019.  

  

Added and/or Dropped Courses and Withdrawal from the University

Term I

  • Courses dropped after January 25 will receive no refund of tuition. Courses added after January 25 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 by January 24 and evening courses may be added before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be added or changed to audit without permission by January 17 and evening courses may be changed to audit before the 2nd class meeting.
  • Day courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty by April 2 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

2019

January 14-May 9

2019

Fall/Spring Loans

2019

30 Day Hold First Time Freshman

Fall/Spring Loans

2019

Spring Only Second

Disbursement Loans

Term I (Traditional) January 14-May Thursday, January 29, 2019 Thursday, February 14, 2019 Thursday, February 28, 2019
Term II (APS Online/Ground) January 14-March 14 Thursday, January 29, 2019 Thursday, February 14, 2019 Thursday, February 28, 2019
Term III (APS Online/Ground) March 18-May 9 Thursday, March 28, 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 Tuesday, April 30, 2019

 

Summer Academic Period 2019
Monday, May 13-Thursday, August 1

Summer Academic Period Ends with Final Grades to Registrar: August 5. 

 Teaching Terms Beginning Date of Classes Ending Date of Classes
 Summer Term I  Monday, May 13  Thursday, June 6
 Summer Term II  Monday, June 10  Wednesday, July 3
 Summer Term III  Monday, July 8  Thursday, August 1
 Summer Full Term  Monday, May 13  Thursday, August 1

 Summer Academic Period Notes:

  1. Holidays: Memorial Day (May 27), Independence Day observed (July 4).
  2. Classes are in session unless the University is closed.
  3. ACT Residual July 27.
  4. Evening students should consult the class schedule for class dates.
  5. 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 27 and July 4, 2019.

 

Added and/or Dropped Courses and Withdrawal from the University

 Summer May Term

  • Courses dropped after May 9 will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Courses may be added by May 9 without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit by May 9.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty by May 17.

Summer Term I

  • Courses dropped after June 6 will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Courses may be added by June 6 without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit by June 6.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty by June 21.

Summer Term II

  • Courses dropped after July 11 will receive no refund of tuition.
  • Courses may be added by July 11 without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit by July 11.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty by July 26.

Summer Full Term

  • Courses dropped by June 18 will receive no tuition refund.
  • Courses may be added by June 7 without permission.
  • Courses may be changed to audit by June 7.
  • Courses may be dropped without the “F” penalty by July 12.

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

 

Academic Calendar with Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

Summer Academic Period

2019

May 13 - August 1

2019

Summer Loans

2019

30 Day Hold First Time

Freshman Summer Loans

2019

Summer Only Second

Disbursement Loans

Full Summer Term May 13 - August 1 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Thursday, June 13, 2019 Thursday, June 6, 2019
May Term May 13 - June 6 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Thursday, June 13, 2019 Thursday, July 3, 2019
Summer 1 June 10 - July 3 Thursday, June 13, 2019 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Summer 2 July 8 - August 1 Thursday, July 11, 2019 Thursday, August 1, 2019 Thursday, August 1, 2019
Summer 3 May 13 - June 24 Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Thursday, June 13, 2019 Thursday, June 6, 2019
Summer 4 June 25 - August 5 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Thursday, July 25, 2019 Friday, August 2, 2019
Summer 5 June 3 - July 25 Thursday, June 13, 2019 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Tuesday, July 16, 2019