2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Spring 2018 Semester (17 weeks)
SP – Term Residence Hall Check-in New/Transfer Students Jan. 5
SP & A1 - Term Residence Hall Check-in Returning Students Jan 6-7
Academic Advising & Student Planning for Summer and Fall Terms: SU, SU1, SU2 & FL, FL1, FL2 Feb. 5 – March 23
Registration for SU, SU1, SU2 & FL, FL1, FL2 March 27
1st SPRING 8 weeks (SP1): January 6 - March 2
Term SP1 Begins Jan. 6
Last day to Add SP1 course - Instructor signature required for graduate classes Jan. 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. / St. Thomas Closed Jan. 15
Withdrawal Deadline 100% refund/SP & SP1 - UG and GR Jan. 18
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Feb. 16
SP1 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - UG and GR Feb. 23
Term SP1 Ends March 2
SP1 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades March 5
2nd SPRING 8 weeks (SP2): March 10 - May 4
Term SP2 Begins March 10
Last day to Add for SP2 course Instructor signature required for graduate classes March 16
Graduate Comprehensive Exam March 17
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund if registered for SP2 only Undergraduate and for all SP2 Graduate students March 21
Easter Break - St. Thomas Closed March 29-30
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline April 13
SP2 withdrawal - "W" grade Deadline April 20
Term SP2 Ends May 4
SP2 - Deadline for Faculty submission of grades May 7
SP - 2018 January 8 - May 4
SP Term Begins - First day of classes Jan. 8
Last day to Add Undergraduate and Graduate SP courses Instructor signature required for Graduate classes Jan. 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. / St. Thomas Closed / No Classes Jan. 15
Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund/SP1 & SP - GR & UG Jan. 18
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Feb. 16
Midterm-Last day to submit Fall Incompletes, and Dissertation/Thesis to the library Feb. 23
President's Day - No SP Term Classes
Feb. 19
Graduate Comprehensive Exam March 17
SP - Spring term withdrawal deadline "W" grade April 6
Easter Break - St. Thomas Closed March 29-30
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline April 13
Final Exams - SP Term April 30 - May 4
SP - Spring term ends May 4
SP Term - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades May 7
SPRING BREAK for SP, SP1 and SP2 Terms March 4 - 9
Graduation Application Deadlines
Application Deadline for May (Degree/Certificate) Commencement & Ceremony February 1
Application Deadline for August Degree/Certificate June 15
May Commencement Friday, May 4, 2018
Bacculaureate Mass Thursday, May 3, 2018
Summer 2018 Semester (16 weeks)
SU1-Term Residence Hall Check-in New/Returning/Transfer Students May 4
SU2-Term Residence Hall Check-in New/Returning/Transfer Students June 29
1st Summer 8 weeks SU1 - May 5 – June 29
Term SU1 Begins May 5
Last day to add SU1 courses - GR & UG Instructor signature required for Graduate classes May 11
Withdrawal Deadline w/100% refund/ S1,GR & UG May 16
Memorial Day - St. Thomas Closed/No Classes May 28
SU1 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - GR & UG June 1
Term SU1 Ends June 29
SU1 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades July 2
Independence Day - St. Thomas Closed July 4
2nd Summer 8 weeks SU2 - June 30 - August 24
Term Su2 Begins – First day of classes June 30
Last day to Add SU2 courses - GR & UG Instructor signature required for Graduate classes July 6
Independence Day  - St. Thomas Closed/No Classes July 4
Withdrawal Deadline 100% refund / SU2 - GR & UG July 12
SU2 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - GR & UG July 20
SU2 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Aug. 27
SU - 2018 May 7 – August 24 (16 weeks)
SU Term Begins -First day of classes May 7
Last day to Add SU courses Instructor signature required for Graduate classes May 11
Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund May 16
Memorial Day - St. Thomas Closed/No Classes May 28
Last Day to Submit the Dissertation/Thesis to library June 15
SU withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline June 1
Independence Day - St. Thomas Closed/No Classes July 4
Term SU Ends Aug. 24
SU - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Aug. 27
Graduation Application Deadlines
Application Deadline for August (Degree/Certificate) Posting June 15
Application for December (Degree/Certificate) Graduation Sept. 30
Fall 2018 Semester (16 weeks)
FL1 - Residence Hall Check-in Aug. 23
FL - Term Residence Hall Check-in New/Transfer Students Aug. 23
The St. Thomas University Fall Semester Aug. 25 
FL - Term Residence Hall Check-in Returning Students Aug. 25-26
Academic Advising & Student Planning for Spring Terms: SP, SP1, SP2 Terms Sept. 17-Oct. 19
Registration for SP1, SP2 & SP Terms Begins Oct. 23
1st FALL 8 weeks FL1 - August 25 - October 19
Term FL1 Begins Aug. 25
Last day to Add FL1 course - Instructor signature required for graduate classes Aug. 31
Withdrawal Deadline 100% refund / FL1 - UG and GR Sept. 6
Labor Day / St. Thomas University Closed Sept. 3
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Sept. 21
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Sept. 29
Term A6 Ends Oct. 13
FL1 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - All Students Oct. 5
Term FL1 Ends Oct. 19
FL1 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Oct. 22
2nd FALL 8 weeks FL2 -October 20 - December 14
Term FL2 Begins Oct. 20
Last day to Add FL2 course - Instructor signature required for graduate classes Oct. 26
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund if registered for FL2 (Only Undergraduate) and for all FL2 Graduate students Oct. 31
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline Nov. 5
Founder's Day/Thanksgiving Vacation - STU closed/No Classes Nov. 21-23
FL2 withdrawal - "W" grade Deadline Nov. 20
Term FL2 Ends Dec. 14
FL2- Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Dec. 17
Fall 2018 August 27 - December 14 (16 weeks)
FL - 2018 August 27 - December 14
FL - Fall Term Begins -First day of classes Aug. 27
Last day to Add w/out both Depart. Chair & Instructor Sig./ FL Aug. 31
Labor Day / St. Thomas University Closed/No Classes Sept. 3
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/100% refund FL - GR and UG Sept. 6
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Sept. 21
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Sept. 29
Last day to submit SP Incompletes, and Dissertation/Thesis to library Oct. 5
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline Nov. 5
FL - Fall term withdrawal deadline "W" grade - All Students Nov. 20
Founder's Day/Thanksgiving Vacation - STU closed/No Classes Nov. 21-23
Final Exams - FL - Fall term Dec. 10-14
FL - Fall term ends Dec. 14
FL Term - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Dec. 17
Graduation Application Deadlines
Application Deadline for December (Degree/Certificate) Graduation Sept. 30
Application Deadline for May (Degree/Certificate) Commencement & Ceremony Feb. 1

Law School Only: Emergency Make-Up Day: September 15, 2018 October 6, 2018  November 10, 2018