Academic Calendars

2017 - 2018Export to PDF

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer 4-Week Summer 8-Week Summer 6-Week
General Calendar Dates
Class Schedule Available Tue, Jan 10, 2017 Sun, Sep 10, 2017 Wed, Jan 10, 2018 Wed, Jan 10, 2018 Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Registration Begins Mon, Mar 20, 2017 Mon, Oct 09, 2017 Mon, Mar 19, 2018 Mon, Mar 19, 2018 Mon, Mar 19, 2018
Term Opens Wed, Aug 16, 2017 Wed, Jan 03, 2018 Wed, May 09, 2018 Tue, May 29, 2018 Mon, Jun 11, 2018
First Census Date - Count Day Fri, Sep 01, 2017 Mon, Jan 22, 2018 Tue, May 15, 2018 Tue, Jun 05, 2018 Mon, Jun 18, 2018
Last Day to Enroll/Opt Out Student Insurance Fri, Sep 01, 2017 Mon, Jan 22, 2018 Tue, May 15, 2018 Tue, May 15, 2018 Tue, May 15, 2018
Mid-Term Wed, Oct 11, 2017 Thu, Mar 01, 2018 - - -
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation Tue, Nov 07, 2017 Wed, Mar 21, 2018 Wed, Jun 27, 2018 Wed, Jun 27, 2018 Wed, Jun 27, 2018
Commencement Sat, Dec 16, 2017 Sat, May 05, 2018 - - -
Grades Due 4 P.M. Mon, Dec 18, 2017 Mon, May 07, 2018 Wed, Jun 13, 2018 Wed, Jul 25, 2018 Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Second Census Date - Term Closes Mon, Dec 18, 2017 Mon, May 07, 2018 Wed, Jun 13, 2018 Wed, Jul 25, 2018 Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements Fri, Jan 05, 2018 Thu, May 31, 2018 Fri, Aug 17, 2018 Fri, Aug 17, 2018 Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Full Term Classes
First Class Day Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Mon, Jan 08, 2018 Mon, May 14, 2018 Tue, May 29, 2018 Mon, Jun 11, 2018
Last Day to Add Courses Fri, Aug 25, 2017 Fri, Jan 12, 2018 Tue, May 15, 2018 Thu, May 31, 2018 Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Last Day to Drop Course with No Grade* Fri, Sep 01, 2017 Mon, Jan 22, 2018 Tue, May 15, 2018 Tue, Jun 05, 2018 Mon, Jun 18, 2018
Last Day to Withdraw with 50% Tuition Refund (all classes) Mon, Sep 18, 2017 Mon, Feb 05, 2018 - Wed, Jun 13, 2018 Tue, Jun 26, 2018
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course or University with W* Fri, Nov 03, 2017 Fri, Mar 30, 2018 Fri, Jun 01, 2018 Fri, Jul 06, 2018 Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Last Class Day Fri, Dec 08, 2017 Fri, Apr 27, 2018 Fri, Jun 08, 2018 Fri, Jul 20, 2018 Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Last Class Day - Saturday Courses - - Sat, Jun 09, 2018 Sat, Jul 21, 2018 Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Final Examinations Dec 11 - Dec 15 Apr 30 - May 04 Fri, Jun 08, 2018 Fri, Jul 20, 2018 Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Final Examination - Saturday Courses - - Sat, Jun 09, 2018 Sat, Jul 21, 2018 Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 3:00 pm Fri, Dec 15, 2017 Fri, May 04, 2018 Mon, Jul 23, 2018 Mon, Jul 23, 2018 Mon, Jul 23, 2018
No Textbooks May be Turned in After Wed, Dec 20, 2017 Fri, May 11, 2018 Sat, Jul 28, 2018 Sat, Jul 28, 2018 Sat, Jul 28, 2018
Holidays
Labor Day Observance/No Classes Mon, Sep 04, 2017 - - - -
Fall Break/No Classes Fri, Oct 13, 2017 - - - -
Thanksgiving Break Nov 20 - Nov 24 - - - -
Holiday Closure Dec 19 - Jan 02 - - - -
M.L. King's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed - Mon, Jan 15, 2018 - - -
Lincoln's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed - Fri, Feb 16, 2018 - - -
Spring Break - Mar 12 - Mar 16 - - -
Memorial Day Observance No Classes - University Closed - - Mon, May 28, 2018 - -
Independence Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed - - - Wed, Jul 04, 2018 Wed, Jul 04, 2018

* For drop and withdrawal deadlines for your courses (including weekend and short format courses), please refer to your EIU e-mail or search by individual course crn.

Drop - removes course from student record and billing is adjusted.

Withdrawal - course remains on student record with a grade of "W". You must drop a Second-Half-Term course before it begins in order not to be charged for it.

Please refer to your university housing contract for cancellation information and deadlines. Copies of the University Apartment, University Court, Residence Hall/Greek Court contracts are available at www.eiu.edu/~housing.