Semester Important Dates

Fall Semester 2017

Fall Semester 2017

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August 28 Fall Semester 2017 classes begin. 6-Day Add and Drop begins.
September 4 Labor Day Recess. No Classes.
September 5 Classes resume.
September 5 Last day to add and drop classes at 100% refund.
As of September 6, students dropping a class will receive an N grade. Students dropping all classes, withdrawing from the University, will need to complete a Withdrawal Form and get the proper signatures.
September 21 Last day to drop 1st 7-Week classes.
Students wishing to drop a 1st 7-Week class after this date must request a Late Withdrawal and provide documentation of extenuating circumstances.
October 9 Mid Semester Break – No Classes
October 10 Classes Resume (Students will attend Classes following their Monday Schedule for this day only).
October 16 Spring Semester 2018 Course Schedule viewable online.
Students will need to contact their academic advisors to discuss their schedules for the Spring Semester.
October 17 1st 7-Week classes end.
October 18 2nd 7-Week classes begin.
October 24 Last day to drop full-semester classes.
For classes less than a full-semester in length, consult the Registrar’s Office. Students wishing to drop a class after this date must request a Late Withdrawal and provide documentation of extenuating circumstances.
November 6 Spring Semester 2018 Senior On-Line Registration begins. (88+ earned crs)
November 7 Spring Semester 2018 Junior On-Line Registration begins. (56+ earned crs)
November 8 Spring Semester 2018 Sophomore On-Line Registration begins. (26+ earned crs)
November 9 Spring Semester 2018 Freshmen On-Line Registration begins. (0+ earned crs)
November 10 Spring Semester 2018 Open Registration begins.
November 10 Last day to drop 2nd 7-Week Classes.
Students wishing to drop a 2nd 7-Week class after this date must request a Late Withdrawal and provide documentation of extenuating circumstances.
November 21 Thanksgiving recess begins at 10:00 pm.
November 27 Classes resume.
December 8 Classes end.
December 11 – 15 Final Examinations for Fall Semester 2017.
December 15 End of Fall Semester 2017.
December 21 Final Grades for Fall Semester 2017 viewable/printable in Anchor Access.

Spring Semester 2018

Spring Semester 2018

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January 15 Spring Semester 2018 classes begin. 6-Day Add and Drop begins.
January 22 Last day to add and drop classes at 100% refund.
As of January 23, students dropping a class will receive an N grade. Students dropping all classes, withdrawing from the University, will need to complete a Withdrawal Form and get the proper signatures.
February 7 Last day to drop 1st 7-Week classes.
Students wishing to drop a 1st 7-Week class after this date must request a Late Withdrawal and provide documentation of extenuating circumstances.
March 2 1st 7-Week classes end.
March 2 Spring Break begins at 10:00 p.m.
March 3 Spring Break begins at 10:00 p.m. at LSSU Regional Centers.
March 12 Classes resume.
March 12 2nd 7-Week classes begin.
March 12 Fall 2018/Summer 2018 Course Schedules viewable online.
Students will need to contact their academic advisors to discuss their schedules for Fall/Summer.
March 16 Last day to drop full-semester classes.
For classes less than a full-semester in length, consult the Registrar’s Office. Students wishing to drop a class after this date must request a Late Withdrawal and provide documentation of extenuating circumstances.
April 2 Fall/Summer 2018 Senior On-Line Registration begins. (88+ earned crs)
April 3 Fall/Summer 2018 Junior On-Line Registration begins. (56+ earned crs)
April 4 Fall/Summer 2018 Sophomore On-Line Registration begins. (26+ earned crs)
April 4 Last day to drop 2nd 7-Week Classes.
Students wishing to drop a 2nd 7-Week class after this date must request a Late Withdrawal and provide documentation of extenuating circumstances.
April 5 Fall/Summer 2018 Freshmen On-Line Registration begins. (0+ earned crs)
April 6 Fall/Summer 2018 Open Registration begins.
April 27 Classes end.
April 30 – May 4 Final Examinations for Spring Semester 2018.
May 4 End of Spring Semester 2018.
May 5 Commencement Ceremony.
May 10 Final Grades for Spring Semester 2018 viewable/printable in Anchor Access

Fall Semester 2018

Fall Semester 2018

August 20-24 Fall Activities & Assemblies Week
August 27 Instruction Begins
September 3 Labor Day Recess
September 4 Classes Resume
October 8 Mid Semester Break – No Classes
October 9 Classes Resume
November 20 at 10:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Recess
November 26  Classes Resume
December 7 at 10:00 p.m. Regular Classes End
December 10-14 Final Exam Week
December 14 at 6:00 p.m. Semester Concludes
December 17-18 Grading, Assessment, and Dept/School Meetings Days

Spring Semester 2019

Spring Semester 2019

January 14 Instruction Begins
March 1 at 10:00 p.m. Spring Break Begins
March 11 Classes Resume
April 26 at 10:00 p.m. Regular Classes End
April 29 – May 3 Final Exam Week
May 3 at 6:00 p.m. Semester Concludes
May 4 Commencement Ceremony
May 6-7 Grading, Assessment, and School Meetings

Fall Semester 2019

Fall Semester 2019

August 19-23 Fall Activities & Assemblies Week
August 26 Instruction Begins
September 2 Labor Day Recess
September 3 Classes Resume
October 14 Mid Semester Break – No Classes
October 15 Classes Resume
November 26 at 10:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Recess
December 2  Classes Resume
December 6 at 10:00 p.m. Regular Classes End
December 9-13 Final Exam Week
December 13 at 6:00 p.m. Semester Concludes
December 16-17 Grading, Assessment, and Dept/School Meetings Days

Spring Semester 2020

Spring Semester 2019

January 13 Instruction Begins
February 28 at 10:00 p.m. Spring Break Begins
March 9 Classes Resume
April 24 at 10:00 p.m. Regular Classes End
April 27 – May 1 Final Exam Week
May 1 at 6:00 p.m. Semester Concludes
May 2 Commencement Ceremony
May 4-5 Grading, Assessment, and School Meetings