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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Purdue University Academic Calendar 2018-19 West Lafayette

2018 Fall Semester (201910)
AUGUST 2018      
Monday 20 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 27 Last day to register without a late fee 5:00 p.m.
       
SEPTEMBER      
Monday 3 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
Monday 3 LABOR DAY (No Classes)  
Monday 17 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 1 Last day for grade correction for spring semester 2017-18 and 2018 summer session 5:00 p.m.
Monday 8 Schedule of Classes published for Spring 2019 term  
Monday - Tuesday 8-9 OCTOBER BREAK  
Wednesday 17 Second 8-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday 23 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 23 Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
       
NOVEMBER      
Wed-Sat 21-24 THANKSGIVING VACATION  
       
DECEMBER      
Saturday 8 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
Monday 10 Schedule of Classes published for Summer 2019 Term  
Mon-Sat 10-15 FINAL EXAMS 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 15 SEMESTER ENDS 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 15 Deadline for pending Fall 2017 incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 16 Commencement (1st Div.)
Commencement (2nd Div.)
9:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
Tuesday 18 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.

 

2019 SPRING SEMESTER (201920)
JANUARY      
Monday 7 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 14 Last day for registration without late fee 5:00 p.m.
Monday 21 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
Monday 21 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (No Classes)  
       
FEBRUARY      
Monday 4 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 18 Last day for grade correction for Fall Semester 2018 5:00 p.m.
       
MARCH      
Monday 4 Second 8-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Monday 11 Schedule of Classes published for Fall 2019 term  
Monday - Saturday 11-16 SPRING VACATION  
Friday 18 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Friday 18 Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor, and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
       
APRIL      
Saturday 27 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
Monday 29 FINAL EXAMS BEGIN 8:00 a.m.
       
MAY      
Saturday 4 FINAL EXAMS END  
Saturday 4 SEMESTER ENDS  
Saturday 4 Deadline for pending Spring 2018 incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.
Friday 10 Commencement (1st Division) **
Commencement (2nd Division)
3:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Saturday 11 Commencement (3rd Division)
Commencement (4th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
Sunday 12 Commencement (5th Division)
Commencement (6th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
    **Subject to change  

 

2019 SUMMER SESSION (201930)
MAY      
Monday 13 12-Week Module Begins 7:30 a.m.
Monday 13 First 6-Week Module Begins 7:30 a.m.
Monday 13 First 4-Week Module Begins 7:30 a.m.
Monday 27 MEMORIAL DAY (No Classes)  
       
JUNE      
Friday 7 First 4-Week Module Ends* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 10 Second 8-Week Module Begins 7:30 a.m.
Monday 10 Second 4-Week Module Begins 7:30 a.m.
       
JULY      
Thursday 4 INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY OBSERVED (No Classes)  
Friday 5 First 8-Week Module Ends* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 5 Second 4-Week Module Ends* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 8 Third 4-Week Module Begins 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday 31# FINAL EXAMS For Second 8-Week Module  
       
AUGUST      
Thursday - Friday 1-2# FINAL EXAMS For Second 8-Week Module  
Friday 2 Second 8-Week Module Ends* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 2 12-Week Module Ends* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 2 Third 4-Week Module Ends* 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 3 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 2019-20

FALL SEMESTER
August 19 - December 14, 2019
Labor Day September 2 (Monday)
October Break October 7-8 (Mon-Tues)
Thanksgiving Vacation November 27-30 (Wed-Sat)
Commencement December 15 (Sunday)
   
SPRING SEMESTER
January 13 - May 9, 2020
M. L. King Jr. Day January 20 (Monday)
Spring Vacation March 16-21 (Mon-Sat)
Commencement May 15, 16, 17 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
   
SUMMER SESSION
May 18 - August 7, 2020
Memorial Day May 25 (Monday)
Independence Day July 4 (Friday)
Commencement August 8 (Saturday)

#Revised (07/06/2017)