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    Purdue University
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Academic Calendar


Purdue University Academic Calendar 2017-18 West Lafayette

2017 Fall Semester (201810)
AUGUST 2017      
Monday 21 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 28 Last day to register without a late fee 5:00 p.m.
       
SEPTEMBER      
Monday 4 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
Monday 4 LABOR DAY (No Classes)  
Monday 18 Last day to withdraw a course with a grade of W or to add/modify a course with instructor and advisor signature 5:00 p.m.
       
OCTOBER      
Monday 2 Last day for grade correction for spring semester 2015-16 and 2016 summer session 5:00 p.m.
Mon-Tues 9-10 OCTOBER BREAK  
Wednesday 18 Second Eight-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday 25 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 25 Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
       
NOVEMBER      
Wed-Sat 22-25 THANKSGIVING VACATION  
       
DECEMBER      
Saturday 9 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
Mon-Sat 11-16 FINAL EXAMS 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 16 SEMESTER ENDS 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 16 Deadline for pending incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 17 COMMENCEMENT (1st Div.)
COMMENCEMENT (2nd Div.)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
Tuesday 19 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.

 

2018 SPRING SEMESTER (201820)
JANUARY      
Monday 8 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 15 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (No Classes)  
Tuesday 16 Last day for registration without late fee 5:00 p.m.
Monday 22 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
       
FEBRUARY      
Monday 5 Last day to withdraw a course with a grade of W or to add/modify a course with instructor and advisor signature 5:00 p.m.
Monday 19 Last day for grade correction for fall semester 2016 5:00 p.m.
       
MARCH      
Monday 5 Second Eight-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Friday 9^ Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9^ Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor, and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
Mon-Sat 12-17 SPRING VACATION  
       
APRIL      
Saturday 28 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
Monday 30 FINAL EXAMS BEGIN 8:00 a.m.
       
MAY      
Saturday 5 FINAL EXAMS END  
Saturday 5 SEMESTER ENDS  
Saturday 5 Deadline for pending incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.
Friday 11 COMMENCEMENT (1st Division) **
COMMENCEMENT (2nd Division)
3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Saturday 12 COMMENCEMENT (3rd Division)
COMMENCEMENT (4th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
Sunday 13 COMMENCEMENT (5th Division)
COMMENCEMENT (6th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
    **Subject to change  

 

2018 SUMMER SESSION (201830)
MAY      
Monday 14 FIRST 6-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Monday 14 4-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Monday 28 MEMORIAL DAY (No Classes)  
       
JUNE      
Friday 8 4-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 11 8-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Monday 11 SECOND 4-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
       
JULY      
Tuesday 4 INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY OBSERVED (No Classes)  
Friday 6 FIRST 8-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 6 SECOND 4-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 9 THIRD 4-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
       
AUGUST      
Friday 3 SECOND 8-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 3 12-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 3 THIRD 4-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 5 COMMENCEMENT 9:30 a.m.
*Summer grades due by 5:00 p.m. of the second working day after the end of each module

 

TENTATIVE DATES FOR 2018-19

FALL SEMESTER
August 20 - December 15, 2018
Labor Day September 3 (Monday)
October Break October 8-9 (Mon-Tues)
Thanksgiving Vacation November 21-24 (Wed-Sat)
Commencement December 16 (Sunday)
   
SPRING SEMESTER
January 7 - May 4, 2019
M. L. King Jr. Day January 21 (Monday)
Spring Vacation March 11-16 (Mon-Sat)
Commencement May 10, 11, 12 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
   
SUMMER SESSION
May 13 - August 2, 2019
Memorial Day May 27 (Monday)
Independence Day July 4 (Thursday)
Commencement August 3 (Saturday)

^Revised (05/17)