Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Academic Calendar 2018-2019
FALL SEMESTER
Residence halls open for new residential studentsAug. 25
Residencel halls open for returning residential studentsAug. 26
Instruction begins at 8:00 A.M.Aug. 28
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 A.M.Aug. 28
Labor Day (no classes)Sept. 3
Final date to register or add a classSept. 4
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptSept. 4
Formal Opening ConvocationSept. 5
Mid-semesterOct. 10
Fall break (no classes)Oct. 11 - 12
Begin second half-term classesOct. 15
Final date to drop with “W”Oct. 24
Registration for spring semesterOct. 22 - Nov. 9
Thanksgiving Break (at close of evening classes Nov. 20)Nov. 21-25
Instruction resumesNov. 26
Last day of classesNov. 30
Final ExamsDec. 3-7
Residence halls close at NoonDec. 8
FALL Online
Term 1Aug. 28 - Oct. 11
Last Day to drop/addAug. 30
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 1Sept. 21
Final date to drop with "W" if registered in BOTH Terms I and 2Oct. 24
Term 2Oct. 15 - Nov. 30
Last Day to drop/addOct. 17
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 2Nov. 9
SPRING SEMESTER
Residence halls open for Wesleyan Into the World participantsJan. 4
Residence halls open for returning studentsJan. 5
Instruction begins at 8:00 A.M.Jan. 7
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 A.M.Jan. 7
Final date to register or add a classJan. 11
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptJan. 11
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)Jan. 21
Spring Break (no classes)Feb. 25 - Mar. 1
Mid-semesterFeb. 27
Instruction resumesMar. 4
Begin second half-term classesMar. 4
Final date to drop with a “W”Mar. 15
Registration for summer and fall semestersMar. 12 - Mar. 30
Celebration of Student Achievements (classes end at Noon)Apr. 11
Last day of classesApr. 18
Easter Recess (classes end at 9 PM on Apr. 18)Apr. 19 - 21
Examination periodApr. 22-26
BaccalaureateApr. 26
Residence Halls close for all but Graduating Seniors at NoonApr. 27
Commencement at 10:00 A.M.Apr. 27
SPRING Online
Term 1Jan. 7 - Feb. 22
Last day to drop/addJan. 9
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 1Feb. 1
Final date to drop with "W" if registered in BOTH Terms I and 2Mar. 12
Term 2Mar. 5 - Apr. 20
Last day to drop/addMar. 6
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 2Mar. 29
SUMMER SESSIONS
Session IMay 6 - June 7
Last day to drop/addMay 8
Final date to drop with "W"May 24
Session IIJune 10 - July 12
Last day to drop/addJune 12
Final date to drop with "W"June 26
SUMMER ONLINE
Term 1May 6 - June 21
Last day to drop/addMay 8
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 1May 31
Final date to drop with "W" if registered in BOTH Terms I and 2July 2
Term 2June 24 - Aug. 9
Last day to drop/addJune 26
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 2July 19