2018-19 Academic Calendar | Webster University

2018-19 Academic Calendar

U.S. Campuses

Undergraduate

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

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


UNDERGRADUATE
Summer 2018
Feb. 27 Registration begins for Summer 2018 classes
March 13 Registration for Summer 2018 classes opens to new transfer students
May 14-June 1 May term
May 18 May term drop deadline
May 25 May term withdrawal deadline
May 28 Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
May 28 First 5-week session begins
June 1 First 5-week session drop deadline
June 1 May term classes end
June 1^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
June 1 First day to log into Summer online classes
June 4 Summer session begins
June 8 May term grades due from faculty
June 15 Summer session drop deadline (8-week session)
June 17 Summer session Petition to Graduate due
June 21 First 5-week session withdrawal deadline
June 29 First 5-week session ends
July 2 Second 5-week session begins
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
July 6 Second 5-week session drop deadline
July 6 First 5-week session grades due from faculty
July 13 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 26 Second 5-week session withdrawal deadline
July 27 Summer session ends
Aug. 3 Second 5-week session ends
Aug. 3 Summer session grades due from faculty (8-week session)
Aug. 4 Summer Graduation Date*
Aug. 10 Second 5-week session 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 a Petition to Graduate by June 17.

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 2018
April 2 Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 3 Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 4 Full Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes
April 18 Registration for Fall 2018 classes opens to new transfer students
Aug. 24^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 24 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 27 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 27 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Sept. 7 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct. 3 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 5 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 19 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 22-26 Fall Break
Oct. 26^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 29 Fall 2 classes start
Nov. 5 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 6 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 7 Full Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes
Nov. 9 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Nov. 23 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Dec. 7 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 17-21 Final Exam Period
Dec. 21 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 21 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 22 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 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. 7.

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 2019
Nov. 5 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 6 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 7 Full Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes
Nov. 21 Registration for Spring 2019 classes opens to new transfer students
Jan. 11^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 14 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 14 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Jan. 25 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 11 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 22 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
Feb. 26 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes
March 8 Spring 1 classes end
March 11-15 Spring Break
March 15^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 15 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 15 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 18 Spring 2 classes start
March 29 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 1 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 2 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 3 Full Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes
April 12 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 26 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 10 Spring Semester/Spring 2 classes end
May 11 Commencement Ceremony
May 17 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 20 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. 11.

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 2018
March 1 Registration begins for Summer 2018 classes**
May 25^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 25 First day to log into Summer online classes
May 28 Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
May 28 Summer session begins
June 8 Summer session drop deadline
June 10 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
July 6 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 27 Summer session ends
Aug. 3 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 4 Summer Graduation Date*

**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 2018
April 9 Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes**
Aug. 12 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 17^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 17 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 20 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 31 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Sept. 28 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 3 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 7 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 19 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 19^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 19 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 20 Fall 1 Graduation Date
Oct. 22 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 26 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 29 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes**
Nov. 2 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Nov. 30 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 21 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 22 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 2019
Oct. 29 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes**
Jan. 4^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 4 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 7 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 7 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 18 Spring 1 drop deadline
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Feb. 11 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
Feb. 15 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
Feb. 28 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes**
March 4 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
March 8 Spring 1 classes end
March 9 Spring 1 Graduation Date
March 11-15 Spring Break
March 15^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 15 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 15 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 18 Spring 2 classes start
March 29 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 8 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes**
April 26 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 11 Commencement Ceremony
May 17 Spring 2 classes end
May 18 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 24 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/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Summer 2018
March 1 Registration begins for Summer 2018 classes
May 28 Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
June 1^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
June 1 First day to log into Summer online classes
June 4 Summer session begins
June 15 Summer session drop deadline
June 17 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
July 13 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 27 Summer session ends
Aug. 3 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 4 Summer Graduation Date*

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 17.

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/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Fall 2018
April 9 Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes
Aug. 24^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 24 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 27 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 27 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Sept. 7 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct. 3 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 5 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 19 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 22-26 Fall Break
Oct. 26^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 29 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 29 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes
Nov. 9 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Nov. 23 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Dec. 7 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 21 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 21 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 22 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 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. 7.

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/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Spring 2019
Oct. 29 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes
Jan. 11^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 14 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 14 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Jan. 25 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 11 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 22 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
Feb. 28 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes
March 8 Spring 1 classes end
March 11-15 Spring Break
March 15^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 15 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 15 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 18 Spring 2 classes start
March 29 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 8 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes
April 12 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 26 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 10 Spring 2 classes end
May 10 Spring Semester classes end
May 11 Commencement Ceremony
May 17 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 18 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. 11.

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.