Academic Calendar

Office of the Registrar

2017-2018 Academic Calendar (PDF)
2016-2017 Academic Calendar (PDF)

FALL SEMESTER 2017

  

New Faculty Orientation

Tuesday, August 15

Faculty Workshop

Wednesday, August 16, through Friday, August 18

Evening and Lab Classes Begin (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Monday, August 21

All Classes Begin

Tuesday, August 22

Late Registration Ends at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, August 25

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses

Friday, August 25

Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed - No Classes)

Monday, September 4

All Student Convocation

Tuesday, September 12

Fall Break (No Classes)

Friday, October 13

2nd 8-week classes begin

Week of October 16

1st 8-week class Grades Due by 12 NOON

Wednesday, October 18

Midterm Grades Due by 12 NOON

Tuesday, October 17

Last Day to Withdraw with a "W" Grade ends at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, October 27

Thanksgiving Break (Offices Closed - No Classes)

Wednesday, November 22, and Friday November 24

Classes Resume

Monday, November 27

Last Day of Classes (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Friday, December 1

Final Examinations
Schedule

Monday, December 4, through December 8

Final Grades Due by NOON

Tuesday, December 12

Offices Closed for Holiday Break

Monday, December 25, through Tuesday, January 1

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

  

Offices Reopen for Spring Semester

Tuesday, January 2

Evening and Lab Classes Begin (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Monday, January 8

All Classes Begin

Tuesday, January 9

Late Registration Ends at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 12

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses

Friday, January 12

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No Classes – Offices Closed)

Monday, January 15

Midterm Grades Due by 12 NOON

Tuesday, February 27

Last Day to Withdraw from Class with Automatic "W" grade

Friday, March 2

Spring Break (No Classes)

Monday, March 5, through Friday, March 9

Classes Resume

Monday, March 12

2nd 8-week classes begin

Week of March 12

1st 8-week Grades Due at 12 NOON

Wednesday, March 14

Good Friday Holiday (Office Closed - No Classes)

Friday, March 30

McMaster Symposium Academic Research Day (Alternative Class Day - No Classes)

Thursday, April 12

Last Day of Classes (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Wednesday, April 25

Final Examinations
Schedule

Thursday, April 26, through Wednesday, May 2

(Graduating Students) Grades Due at 12 NOON

Wednesday, May 2

Commencement

Saturday, May 5

Final Grades Due at 12 NOON for all other students not graduating

Tuesday, May 8