Academic Calendars

Academic Calendars from Previous Terms can be found here.

 

Spring 2014

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ItemDate
Registration for Spring Begins Oct 14
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Spring Classes Dec 20
Term Opens Jan 8
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) Jan 13
First Class Day Jan 13
First-Half-Term Courses Begin Jan 13
Deadline to Add Courses Jan 17
M.L. King's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed Jan 20
Deadline to Submit Audit Requests 4:00 P.M. Jan 22
First Census Date (Count Day) Jan 27
Deadline to Withdraw from University OR Reduce Load/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* Jan 27
Deadline to Drop Hours and Not Be Charged*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Jan 27
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 P.M. Jan 27
Deadline to Submit Credit/No Credit Requests 4 P.M. Jan 27
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade* Jan 27
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* Jan 28
Deadline to Withdraw from University (all classes)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance* Feb 10
Lincoln's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed Feb 14
First-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Feb 17
Mid-Term Mar 6
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Add or Drop with No Grade* Mar 6
Second-Half-Term Courses Begin Mar 7
Spring Break Mar 10 - 14
Deadline to initiate Late Withdrawal Request for Fall 2013 semester Mar 15
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation Mar 19
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests Apr 4
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Apr 4
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins Apr 5
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Apr 11
Last Class Day May 2
Final Examinations May 5 - 9
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 3 P.M. May 9
Commencement May 10
Grades Due 4 P.M. May 12
Second Census Date (Term Closes) May 12
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES.  NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. May 16
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements May 31
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.  

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.

Summer 2014

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Registration for Summer Begins Mar 17 Mar 17 Mar 17
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Summer Classes May 9 May 9 May 9
Term Opens May 14 June 16 June 16
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) May 19 June 16 June 16
First Class Day May 19 June 16 June 16
Deadline to Add Courses May 20 June 18 June 18
Deadline to Submit Audit or Credit/No Credit Requests 4 P.M. May 20 June 23 June 23
First Census Date (Count Day) May 20 June 23 June 23
Deadline to Withdraw from University/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* May 20 June 23 June 23
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 P.M. N/A June 23 June 23
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* May 20 June 23 June 23
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* May 21 June 24 June 24
Memorial Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed May 26    
Deadline to Withdraw from University (all classes)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance*   July 1 July 1
Independence Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed   July 4 July 4
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation July 9 July 9 July 9
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* June 6 July 16 July 25
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests June 6 July 16 July 25
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins June 7 July 17 July 26
Last Class Day (Mon - Fri Courses) June 13 July 25 Aug 8
Last Class Day (Courses that meet Saturdays) June 14 July 26 Aug 9
Final Examinations (During Last Class Meeting) June 13, 14 July 25, 26 Aug 8, 9
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 4 P.M. Aug 11 Aug 11 Aug 11
Grades Due 4 P.M. June 18 July 30 Aug 13
Second Census Date (Term Closes) June 18 July 30 Aug 13
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES.  NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. Aug 16 Aug 16 Aug 16
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 22
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.      

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.

Fall 2014

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ItemDate
Registration for Fall Begins Mar 17
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Fall Classes Jul 23
Term Opens Aug 20
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) Aug 25
First Class Day Aug 25
First-Half-Term Courses Begin Aug 25
Deadline to Add Courses Aug 29
Labor Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed Sep 1
Deadline to Submit Audit Requests 4:00 pm Sep 3
First Census Date (Count Day) Sep 8
Deadline to Withdraw from University OR Reduce Load/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* Sep 8
Deadline to Drop Hours and Not Be Charged*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Sep 8
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 pm Sep 8
Deadline to Submit Credit/No Credit Requests 4:00 pm Sep 8
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade* Sep 8
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* Sep 9
Deadline to Withdraw from University (ALL CLASSES)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance* Sep 22
First-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Sep 29
Deadline to initiate Late Withdrawal Request for Spring & Summer 2014 semester Oct 15
Mid-Term Oct 15
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Add or Drop with No Grade* Oct 15
Second-Half-Term Courses Begin Oct 16
Fall Break/No Classes Oct 17
Deadline to Apply or Reapply for Graduation Nov 4
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Nov 7
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests Nov 7
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins Nov 8
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Nov 20
Thanksgiving Break Nov 24 - 28
Last Class Day Dec 12
Final Examinations Dec 15 - 19
Deadline to Return books/TRS/No Fine 3 P.M. Dec 19
Commencement Dec 20
Grades Due 4 P.M. Dec 22
Second Census Date (Term Closes) Dec 22
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES, NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. Dec 24
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements  Jan 9, 2015
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.  

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.

Spring 2015

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ItemDate
Registration for Spring Begins Oct 13
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Spring Classes Dec 24
Term Opens Jan 7
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) Jan 12
First Class Day Jan 12
First-Half-Term Courses Begin Jan 12
Deadline to Add Courses Jan 16
M.L. King's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed Jan 19
Deadline to Submit Audit Requests 4:00 P.M. Jan 21
First Census Date (Count Day) Jan 26
Deadline to Withdraw from University OR Reduce Load/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* Jan 26
Deadline to Drop Hours and Not Be Charged*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Jan 26
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 P.M. Jan 26
Deadline to Submit Credit/No Credit Requests 4 P.M. Jan 26
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade* Jan 26
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* Jan 27
Deadline to Withdraw from University (all classes)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance* Feb 9
Lincoln's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed Feb 13
First-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Feb 16
Mid-Term Mar 5
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Add or Drop with No Grade* Mar 5
Second-Half-Term Courses Begin Mar 6
Deadline to initiate Late Withdrawal Request for Fall 2014 semester Mar 15
Spring Break Mar 16 - 20
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation Mar 25
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests Apr 3
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Apr 3
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins Apr 4
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Apr 10
Last Class Day May 1
Final Examinations May 4 - 8
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 3 P.M. May 8
Commencement May 9
Grades Due 4 P.M. May 11
Second Census Date (Term Closes) May 11
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES.  NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. May 15
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements May 31
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.  

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.

Summer 2015

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Registration for Summer Begins Mar 16 Mar 16 Mar 16
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Summer Classes May 8 May 8 May 8
Term Opens May 13 June 15 June 15
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) May 18 June 15 June 15
First Class Day May 18 June 15 June 15
Deadline to Add Courses May 19 June 17 June 17
Deadline to Submit Audit or Credit/No Credit Requests 4 P.M. May 19 June 22 June 22
First Census Date (Count Day) May 19 June 22 June 22
Deadline to Withdraw from University/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* May 19 June 22 June 22
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 P.M. N/A June 22 June 22
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* May 19 June 22 June 22
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* May 20 June 23 June 23
Memorial Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed May 25    
Deadline to Withdraw from University (all classes)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance*   June 30 June 30
Independence Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed   July 3 July 3
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation July 8 July 8 July 8
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* June 5 July 15 July 24
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests June 5 July 15 July 24
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins June 6 July 16 July 25
Last Class Day (Mon - Fri Courses) June 12 July 24 Aug 7
Last Class Day (Courses that meet Saturdays) June 13 July 25 Aug 8
Final Examinations (During Last Class Meeting) June 12, 13 July 24, 25 Aug 7, 8
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 4 P.M. Aug 10 Aug 10 Aug 10
Grades Due 4 P.M. June 17 July 29 Aug 12
Second Census Date (Term Closes) June 17 July 29 Aug 12
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES.  NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. Aug 15 Aug 15 Aug 15
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements Aug 21 Aug 21 Aug 21
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.      

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.

Fall 2015

ItemDate
Registration for Fall Begins Mar 16
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Fall Classes Jul 30
Term Opens Aug 19
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) Aug 24
First Class Day Aug 24
First-Half-Term Courses Begin Aug 24
Deadline to Add Courses Aug 28
Deadline to Submit Audit Requests 4:00 pm Sep 1
First Census Date (Count Day) Sep 4
Deadline to Withdraw from University OR Reduce Load/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* Sep 4
Deadline to Drop Hours and Not Be Charged*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Sep 4
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 pm Sep 4
Deadline to Submit Credit/No Credit Requests 4:00 pm Sep 4
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade* Sep 4
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* Sep 5
Labor Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed Sep 7
Deadline to Withdraw from University (ALL CLASSES)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance* Sep 21
First-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Sep 28
Mid-Term Oct 14
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Add or Drop with No Grade* Oct 14
Deadline to initiate Late Withdrawal Request for Spring & Summer 2015 semester Oct 15
Second-Half-Term Courses Begin Oct 15
Fall Break/No Classes Oct 16
Deadline to Apply or Reapply for Graduation Nov 3
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Nov 6
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests Nov 6
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins Nov 7
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Nov 19
Thanksgiving Break Nov 23 - 27
Last Class Day Dec 11
Final Examinations Dec 14 - 18
Deadline to Return books/TRS/No Fine 3 P.M. Dec 18
Commencement Dec 19
Grades Due 4 P.M. Dec 21
Second Census Date (Term Closes) Dec 21
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES, NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. Dec 23
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements Jan 8, 2016
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.  

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.

Spring 2016

 

ItemDate
Registration for Spring Begins Oct 12
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Spring Classes Dec 23
Term Opens Jan 6
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) Jan 11
First Class Day Jan 11
First-Half-Term Courses Begin Jan 11
Deadline to Add Courses Jan 15
M.L. King's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed Jan 18
Deadline to Submit Audit Requests 4:00 P.M. Jan 20
First Census Date (Count Day) Jan 25
Deadline to Withdraw from University OR Reduce Load/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* Jan 25
Deadline to Drop Hours and Not Be Charged*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Jan 25
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 P.M. Jan 25
Deadline to Submit Credit/No Credit Requests 4 P.M. Jan 25
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade* Jan 25
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* Jan 26
Deadline to Withdraw from University (all classes)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance* Feb 8
Lincoln's Birthday Observed/No Classes - University Closed Feb 12
First-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Feb 15
Mid-Term Mar 3
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Add or Drop with No Grade* Mar 3
Second-Half-Term Courses Begin Mar 4
Spring Break Mar 14 - 18
Deadline to initiate Late Withdrawal Request for Fall 2015 semester Mar 15
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation Mar 23
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests Apr 1
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Apr 1
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins Apr 2
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* Apr 8
Last Class Day Apr 29
Final Examinations May 2 - 6
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 3 P.M. May 6
Commencement May 7
Grades Due 4 P.M. May 9
Second Census Date (Term Closes) May 9
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES.  NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. May 13
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements May 31
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.  

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.

Summer 2016

Item4-WK6-WK8-WK
Registration for Summer Begins Mar 21 Mar 21 Mar 21
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Summer Classes May 6 May 6 May 6
Term Opens May 11 June 13 June 13
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) May 16 June 13 June 13
First Class Day May 16 June 13 June 13
Deadline to Add Courses May 17 June 15 June 15
Deadline to Submit Audit or Credit/No Credit Requests 4 P.M. May 17 June 20 June 20
First Census Date (Count Day) May 17 June 20 June 20
Deadline to Withdraw from University/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* May 17 June 20 June 20
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 P.M. N/A June 20 June 20
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade*    *See Drop Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* May 17 June 20 June 20
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* May 18 June 21 June 21
Memorial Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed May 30    
Deadline to Withdraw from University (all classes)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance*   June 28 June 28
Independence Day Observance/No Classes - University Closed   July 4 July 4
Deadline to Apply or Re-Apply for Graduation July 13 July 13 July 13
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W*    *See Withdraw Deadline for Individual Courses by CRN* June 3 July 13 July 22
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests June 3 July 13 July 22
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee begins June 4 July 14 July 23
Last Class Day (Mon - Fri Courses) June 10 July 22 Aug 5
Last Class Day (Courses that meet Saturdays) June 11 July 23 Aug 6
Final Examinations (During Last Class Meeting) June 10, 11 July 22, 23 Aug 5, 6
Deadline to Return Books/TRS/No Fine 4 P.M. Aug 8 Aug 8 Aug 8
Grades Due 4 P.M. June 15 July 27 Aug 10
Second Census Date (Term Closes) June 15 July 27 Aug 10
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES.  NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. Aug 13 Aug 13 Aug 13
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements Aug 19 Aug 19 Aug 19
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.      

* 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.

A student may wait-list weekend or short format courses through the day prior to the first class day of the semester.

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.