2017-18 Academic Calendar

U.S. Campuses

Undergraduate

Graduate (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)

Graduate (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)


UNDERGRADUATE
Summer 2017
Feb 28 Registration begins
March 14 Registration open to new transfer students
May 15-June 2 May term
May 19 May term drop deadline
May 26 May term withdrawal deadline
May 29 Memorial Day
May 29 First 5-week session begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
June 2 May term classes end
June 2 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 5 Summer session begins
June 9 May term grades due
June 16 Summer session drop deadline (8 week session)
  Summer session Petition to Graduate due
June 30 First 5-week session ends
July 3 Second 5-week session begins
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 7 First 5-week session grades due
July 7 Second 5-week session drop deadline
July 14 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 27 Second 5-week session withdrawal deadline
July 28 Summer session ends
Aug. 4 Second 5-week session ends
Aug. 4 Summer session grades due (8-week session)
Aug. 5 Summer graduation date*
Aug. 11 Second 5-week session grades due

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Fall 2017
April 3 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 4 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 5 Full Registration begins
April 19 Registration open to new transfer students
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 25 First Day to log into Fall 1online classes
Aug. 28 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 28 Fall Semester Classes Start
Sept. 4 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 8 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct. 6 Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Webster Works Worldwide
  Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 20 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 27 Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
Oct. 23-27 Fall Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 27 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 30 Fall 2 Classes Start
  Registration for Spring 2018 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
  Registration for Spring 2018 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
  Full Registration for Spring 2018 Classes Begins
Nov. 10 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 24 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Dec. 8 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 18-22 Final Exam Period
Dec. 22 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 22 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 23 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Final Fall Semester/ Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 12.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Spring 2018
  Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
  Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
  Full Registration begins
  Registration open to new transfer students
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 12 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 15 Spring Semester Classes Start
Jan. 15 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 26 Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
  Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 23 Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Registration begins for Summer session
March 9 Spring 1 Classes End
March 12-16 Spring Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 16 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 19 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 30 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
  Registration begins for Fall 2018--St. Louis-area Seniors
  Registration begins for Fall 2018--St. Louis-area Juniors
  Full Registration begins for Fall 2018
April 13 Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
April 27 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 11 Spring Semester/Spring 2 Classes End
May 12 Commencement Ceremony
May 18 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due
May 19 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by October 12.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.

 

GRADUATE (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Summer 2017

March 2 Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
May 27 First Day to log into Summer online classes
May 29 Memorial Day
May 29 Summer session begins
  Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
June 9 Summer session drop deadline
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 7 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 28 Summer session ends
Aug. 5 Summer graduation date*
Aug. 11 Final grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Fall 2017
April 10 Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 18 First Day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 21 Fall 1 Classes Start
  Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Sept. 1 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 4 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 29 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
  Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 20 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 21 Fall 1 Graduation Date
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
  Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 20 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 Fall 2 Classes Start
Oct. 27 Final Fall 1 grades due from faculty
  Registration begins for Spring 2018 classes**
Nov. 3 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 1 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 22 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 23 Fall 2 Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Spring 2018
  Spring Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 5 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
  Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 8 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 19 Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
Feb. 16 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
  Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
  Registration begins for Summer 2018 classes**
March 9 Spring 1 Classes End
March 10 Spring 1 Graduation Date
March 16 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 12-16 Spring Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 16 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 19 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 30 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
  Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes**
April 27 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 12 Commencement Ceremony
May 18 Spring 2 Classes End
May 19 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 25 Spring 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


 

GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Summer 2017
March 2 Registration begins
May 29 Memorial Day
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
June 2 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 5 Summer session begins
June 16 Summer session drop deadline
  Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 14 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 28 Summer session ends
Aug. 5 Summer graduation date*
Aug. 11 Final grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit aPetition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Fall 2017
April 10 Registration begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 25 First Day to log into Fall 1online classes
Aug. 28 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 28 Fall Semester Classes Start
Sept. 5 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 8 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct. 6 Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Webster Works Worldwide
  Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 20 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 27 Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
Oct. 23-27 Fall Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 27 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 30 Fall 2 Classes Start
  Registration begins for Spring 2018 classes
Nov. 10 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 24 Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 8 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 22 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 22 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 23 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Final Fall semester/ Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 12.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Spring 2018
  Registration begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
  First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 15 Spring Semester Classes Start
Jan. 15 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 26 Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
  Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 23 Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Registration begins for Summer 2018 classes
March 9 Spring 1 Classes End
March 12-16 Spring Break
March 16 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 16 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 19 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 30 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
April 13 Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
  Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes
April 27 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 11 Spring 2 Classes End
May 11 Spring Semester Classes End
May 12 Commencement Ceremony
May 18 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 19 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Feb. 8.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.