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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



Academic Calendar

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

 

FALL SEMESTER 2017 2018
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Aug 24 Aug 23
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Aug 25 Aug 24
New Student Orientation
  CELE Program Aug 22-23 Aug 21-22
  Traditional Undergraduate Aug 24-27 Aug 23-26
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Aug 28 Aug 27
Academic Convocation Aug 30 Aug 29
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sep 1 Aug 31
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Sep 4 Sept 3
Reading Days (no classes) Oct 19-20 Oct 18-19
Priority Registration for Spring Semester Opens Oct 30 Oct 29
Last Day to Withdraw from classes Nov 17 Nov 16
Board of Directors Meeting Nov 16-17 Nov 15-16
Thanksgiving Break (no classes) Nov 22 Nov 21
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed) Nov 23-24 Nov 22-23
Last Day of Classes Dec 11 Dec 10
Final Exams Dec 12-15 Dec 11-14
Student Semester Break (no classes) Dec 18-Jan 3 Dec 17-Jan 9
University Offices Closed Dec 22-Jan 1 Dec 24-Jan 1

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2018 2019
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Jan 5 Jan 6
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Jan 7 Jan 8
New Student Orientation
  CELE Program Jan 2-3 Jan 8-9
  Traditional Undergraduate Jan 5-6 Jan 6-7
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Jan 8 Jan 14
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jan 12 Jan 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Jan 15 Jan 21
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Feb 19 Feb 18
Spring Break (no classes) Mar 5-9 Mar 11-15
Priority Registration for Fall Semester Opens Mar 26 Apr 1
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Apr 6 Apr 12
Reading Day (no classes) Mar 29 Apr 18
Good Friday (University closed) Mar 30 Apr 19
Last Day of Classes Apr 27 May 3
Baccalaureate Chapel Apr 27 May 3
Final Exams Apr 30-May 3 May 6-9
Board of Directors Meeting May 3-4 May 9-10
Graduate Celebration May 4 May 10
Commencement May 5 May 11

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2018 2019
Summer University: May-August Sessions May 8-Aug 17 May 14-Aug 23
Summer Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses End of the second day of scheduled classes
Memorial Day (University closed) May 28 May 27
Fourth of July (University closed) Jul 4 Jul 4
Summer University Notes: Last Day to Register and Last Day to Add/Drop Courses is the end of the second day of classes for that session; some course assignments, independent study, practicum and internship may extend through August; see applicable course schedule for exact dates.

Seven/Eight Week Sessions

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2017 2018
Session “A”    
First Day of Classes Aug 28 Aug 27
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sep 3 Sep 2
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (seven week) Oct 13 Oct 12
Last Day of Classes (seven week) Oct 15 Oct 14
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (eight week) Oct 20 Oct 19
Last Day of Classes (eight week) Oct 22 Oct 21
Session “B”    
First Day of Classes Oct 23 Oct 22
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Oct 29 Oct 28
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (seven week) Dec 8 Dec 7
Last Day of Classes (seven week) Dec 10 Dec 9
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (eight week) Dec 15 Dec 14
Last Day of Classes (eight week) Dec 17 Dec 16
SPRING SEMESTER 2018 2019
Session “A”    
First Day of Classes Jan 8 Jan 14
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jan 14 Jan 20
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (seven week) Feb 23 Mar 1
Last Day of Classes (seven week) Feb 25 Mar 3
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (eight week) Mar 2 Mar 8
Last Day of Classes (eight week) Mar 4 Mar 10
Session “B”    
First Day of Classes Mar 5 Mar 11
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Mar 11 Mar 17
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (seven week) Apr 20 Apr 26
Last Day of Classes (seven week) Apr 22 Apr 28
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (eight week) Apr 27 May 3
Last Day of Classes (eight week) Apr 29 May 5

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2018 2019
Session “A”    
First Day of Classes Apr 30 May 6
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses May 6 May 12
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (seven week) Jun 15 Jun 21
Last Day of Classes (seven week) Jun 17 Jun 23
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (eight week) Jun 22 Jun 28
Last Day of Classes (eight week) Jun 24 Jun 30
Session “B”    
First Day of Classes Jul 2 Jul 8
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jul 8 Jul 14
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (seven week) Aug 17 Aug 23
Last Day of Classes (seven week) Aug 19 Aug 25
Last Day to Withdraw from classes (eight week) Aug 24 Aug 30
Last Day of Classes (eight week) Aug 26 Sep 1