Academic Calendars

2018 - 2019Export to PDF

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer 4-Week Summer 8-Week Summer 6-Week
General Calendar Dates
Class Schedule Available Wed, Jan 10, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018 Thu, Jan 10, 2019 Thu, Jan 10, 2019 Thu, Jan 10, 2019
Registration Begins Mon, Mar 19, 2018 Mon, Oct 08, 2018 Mon, Mar 18, 2019 Mon, Mar 18, 2019 Mon, Mar 18, 2019
Term Opens Wed, Aug 15, 2018 Wed, Jan 02, 2019 Wed, May 08, 2019 Tue, May 28, 2019 Mon, Jun 10, 2019
First Census Date - Count Day Fri, Aug 31, 2018 Fri, Jan 18, 2019 Tue, May 14, 2019 Tue, Jun 04, 2019 Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Last Day to Enroll/Opt Out Student Insurance Fri, Aug 31, 2018 Fri, Jan 18, 2019 Tue, May 14, 2019 Tue, May 14, 2019 Tue, May 14, 2019
Mid-Term Wed, Oct 10, 2018 Thu, Feb 28, 2019 - - -
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation Tue, Nov 06, 2018 Wed, Mar 20, 2019 Wed, Jun 26, 2019 Wed, Jun 26, 2019 Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Commencement Sat, Dec 15, 2018 Sat, May 04, 2019 - - -
Grades Due 4 P.M. Mon, Dec 17, 2018 Mon, May 06, 2019 Wed, Jun 12, 2019 Wed, Jul 24, 2019 Wed, Jul 24, 2019
Second Census Date - Term Closes Mon, Dec 17, 2018 Mon, May 06, 2019 Wed, Jun 12, 2019 Wed, Jul 24, 2019 Wed, Jul 24, 2019
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements Fri, Jan 04, 2019 Fri, May 31, 2019 Fri, Aug 16, 2019 Fri, Aug 16, 2019 Fri, Aug 16, 2019
Full Term Classes
First Class Day Mon, Aug 20, 2018 Mon, Jan 07, 2019 Mon, May 13, 2019 Tue, May 28, 2019 Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Last Day to Add Courses Fri, Aug 24, 2018 Fri, Jan 11, 2019 Tue, May 14, 2019 Thu, May 30, 2019 Wed, Jun 12, 2019
Last Day to Drop Course with No Grade* Fri, Aug 31, 2018 Fri, Jan 18, 2019 Tue, May 14, 2019 Tue, Jun 04, 2019 Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw with 50% Tuition Refund (all classes) Mon, Sep 17, 2018 Mon, Feb 04, 2019 - Wed, Jun 12, 2019 Tue, Jun 25, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course or University with W* Fri, Nov 02, 2018 Fri, Mar 29, 2019 Fri, May 31, 2019 Fri, Jul 05, 2019 Wed, Jul 10, 2019
Last Class Day Fri, Dec 07, 2018 Fri, Apr 26, 2019 Fri, Jun 07, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Last Class Day - Saturday Courses - - Sat, Jun 08, 2019 Sat, Jul 20, 2019 Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Final Examinations Dec 10 - Dec 14 Apr 29 - May 03 Fri, Jun 07, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Final Examination - Saturday Courses - - Sat, Jun 08, 2019 Sat, Jul 20, 2019 Sat, Jul 20, 2019
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 3:00 pm Fri, Dec 14, 2018 Fri, May 03, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019
No Textbooks May be Turned in After Fri, Dec 21, 2018 Fri, May 10, 2019 Sat, Jul 27, 2019 Sat, Jul 27, 2019 Sat, Jul 27, 2019
Holidays
Labor Day Observance/No Classes Mon, Sep 03, 2018 - - - -
Fall Break/No Classes Fri, Oct 12, 2018 - - - -
Thanksgiving Break Nov 19 - Nov 23 - - - -
Holiday Closure - - - - -
M.L. King's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed - Mon, Jan 21, 2019 - - -
Lincoln's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed - Fri, Feb 15, 2019 - - -
Spring Break - Mar 11 - Mar 15 - - -
Memorial Day Observance No Classes - University Closed - - Mon, May 27, 2019 - -
Independence Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed - - - Thu, Jul 04, 2019 Thu, Jul 04, 2019
Audit request forms may only be submitted during the first six calendar days following the first day of classes.

To select the Credit/No Credit option, students must submit a request to the Registrar's Office no later than the 10th class day of the semester.

* 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.

Last day to initiate Late Retroactive Withdrawal Request for SP17 or SU17 October 16, 2017; for FA17 March 15, 2018.

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.