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Important Dates

Important Dates and Academic Calendar

Application deadlines for the bachelor's degree program and the SPS academic calendar, including quarter dates and registration deadlines, are detailed below.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall quarter: August 1
  • Winter quarter: November 1
  • Spring quarter: February 1
  • Summer quarter: May 1

View admission procedures and policies.

 

Quarter Dates

 
2018-19

 

Academic Calendar

Summer / Fall 2018


JULY 5 Registration for Fall 2018 begins
20 Last day to submit Graduation Application for August graduation
AUGUST 3 Last day to submit incomplete work for Spring 2018
26 Registration for Fall 2018 ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT
27 Late registration for Fall 2018 begins; $75 late registration fee applies
SEPTEMBER 1 Summer Session 2018 ends
27 Fall 2018 quarter begins
OCTOBER 3 Last day to add a Fall 2018 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections in CAESAR
12 Last day to add a Fall 2018 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections with Change of Registration Form
NOVEMBER 2 Last day to drop a Fall 2018 course without academic penalty (withdrawals after this date will result in a “W” grade posted to the transcript. Requests for withdrawal can be initiated until the Friday before finals week.)
9 Last day to submit incomplete work for Summer 2018
9 Last day to submit Graduation Application for December graduation
  12 Registration for Winter 2019 begins at 8:30 a.m. CDT
  21 Thanksgiving vacation begins; no classes through November 25
26 Classes resume
 DECEMBER  9 Registration for Winter 2019 ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT
  10 Late registration for Winter 2019 begins; $75 late registration fee applies
  15 Fall 2018 quarter ends
17 Grades for Fall 2018 due from instructors by 3 p.m. CDT
  18 Grades for Fall 2018 available through CAESAR
21 Fall degrees conferred

Winter 2019


JANUARY 7 Winter 2019 quarter begins
  11 Last day to add a Winter 2019 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections in CAESAR
  18 Last day to add a Winter 2019 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections with Change of Registration Form
  21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes in session
FEBRUARY 15 Last day to drop a Winter 2019 course without academic penalty (withdrawals after this date will result in a “W” grade posted to the transcript. Requests for withdrawal can be initiated until the Friday before finals week.)
22 Last day to submit Graduation Application for March graduation
  22 Last day to submit incomplete work for Fall 2018
25 Registration for Spring 2019 opens at 8:30 a.m. CDT
MARCH 10 Registration for Spring 2019 ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT
11 Late registration for Spring 2019 begins; $75 late registration fee applies
23 Winter 2019 quarter ends; spring break begins

Spring 2019


MARCH 25 Grades for Winter 2019 due from instructors by 3 p.m. CDT
  26 Grades for Winter 2019 available through CAESAR
29 Winter degrees conferred
APRIL 1 Spring 2019 quarter begins
7 Last day to add a Spring 2019 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections in CAESAR
  12 Last day to add a Spring 2019 course, change to P/NP and audit, and change sections with Change of Registration Form
15 Summer Session 2019 registration opens
19 Last day to submit Graduation Application for June graduation
MAY 10 Last day to drop a Spring 2019 course without academic penalty (withdrawals after this date will result in a “W” grade posted to the transcript. Requests for withdrawal can be initiated until the Friday before finals week)
  17 Last day to submit incomplete work for Winter 2019
  27 Memorial Day, no classes in session
JUNE 15 Spring 2019 quarter ends
17 Grades for Spring 2019 due from instructors by 3 p.m. CDT
  18 Grades for Spring 2019 available through CAESAR

Summer 2019


JUNE 21 Northwestern Commencement / School of Professional Studies Convocation
21 Spring degrees conferred
  24 Summer Session 2019 begins; late registration for Summer 2019 begins
  28 Late registration for Summer 2019 ends
 JULY
4 Independence Day, no classes in session
5 Registration for Fall 2019 opens at 8:30 a.m. CDT
19 Last day to submit Graduation Application for August graduation
AUGUST
31 Summer Session 2019 ends
SEPTEMBER
6 Summer degrees conferred
24 Fall 2019 quarter begins
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