Academic Calendar and Course Schedules

Prospective students and parents can browse these schedules to get an idea of the courses that are available in upcoming semesters.

Current students, faculty and staff can see more details about the registration process, including dates and links to various systems, on the Registration page in myCharger. Final exam schedules are also listed in myCharger.

Course Schedules

Graduate (courses numbers = 6000-7000) Undergraduate (course numbers = 1000-5000)

Full Summer 2018 (May 12 - August 16)

Course Schedule (Undergraduate and Graduate courses combined)
Summer Sessions Details

Full Summer 2018 (May 12 - August 16)

Course Schedule (Undergraduate and Graduate courses combined)
Summer Sessions Details

Summer Session I 2018 (May 12 - June 30)

Course Schedule (Undergraduate and Graduate courses combined)
Summer Sessions Details

Summer Session I 2018 (May 12 - June 30)

Course Schedule (Undergraduate and Graduate courses combined)
Summer Sessions Details

Summer Session II 2018 (July 5 - August 18)

Course Schedule (Undergraduate and Graduate courses combined)
Summer Sessions Details

Summer Session II 2018 (July 5 - August 18)

Course Schedule (Undergraduate and Graduate courses combined)
Summer Sessions Details

Fall 2018 Graduate

Full Course Schedule | Online Courses

Fall 2018 Undergraduate

Full Course Schedule | Honors Courses | Online Courses | LYME Campus Schedule

Academic Calendars 2017-2018

  • Fall 2017 Semester Calendar

    Revised June 15, 2017 - change of Winter Commencement date

    Month Event Date

    August

    First-Year Students Move-In for students in LLC Wednesday, August 23
    Term Start Thursday, August 24
    First-Year Students Move-In for students not in LLC Thursday, August 24
    Returning Student Move-In Friday, August 25
    Registration Friday, August 25
    Classes Start Monday, August 28

    September

     
    Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, September 4
    Open Drop/Add Deadline Tuesday, September 5

    October

     
    Midterm Grades Due Tuesday, October 17
    Fall Break Sunday-Tuesday, October 22-24

    November

       
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, November 3
    Graduation Application Deadline for May Graduates Friday, November 17
    Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, Nov 22 - Sunday, Nov 26

    December

     
    Winter Commencement Ceremony Sunday, December 10
    Reading Days (No Classes) Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec 12-13

    Exams

    Thursday, Dec 14 - Wednesday, Dec 20
    End Term Wednesday, December 20
    Residence Halls Close Thursday, December 21 at 10 a.m.
    Grades Due Tuesday, December 26

    January

       
    Administrative Graduation Monday, January 15

     

  • Spring 2018 Semester Calendar
    Month Event Date

    January

        
    Martin Luther King Day (No Classes) Monday, January 15
    New Students Move-In Monday, January 15
    Orientation/Registration Tuesday, January 16
    Returning Students Move-In Tuesday, January 16
    Term Start Wednesday, January 17
    Classes Begin Wednesday, January 17
    Open Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, January 24

    March

     
    Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, March 7
    Residence Halls Close Saturday, March 10 at 10 a.m.
    Spring Break Sunday, March 11- Sunday March 18
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Wednesday, March 28

    April

     
    Graduation Application Deadline for August Graduates Friday, April 13

    May

       
    Reading Day (No Classes) Wednesday, May 2
    Exams Thursday, May 3 - Friday, May 11
    Residence Halls Close Thursday, May 10 at 10 a.m.
    End Term Friday, May 11
    Spring Commencement - Lyme students (Old Lyme, CT) Friday, May 11
    Spring Commencement - Main Campus students (Oakdale Theater, Wallingford, CT) Saturday, May 12
    Grades Due Tuesday, May 15

    June

       
    Graduation Application Deadline for January Graduates Friday, June 15

    August

       
    August Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 18
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Fall I 2017 (Mini-Semester)
    Month Event Date

    August

        
    Term Start Thursday, August 24
    Registration Friday, August 25
    Classes Start Monday, August 28

    September

     
    Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, September 4
    Drop/Add deadline Tuesday, September 5
    Midterm Grades Due  Tuesday, September 19
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, September 26

    October

       
    Exams Tuesday, October 17 - Wednesday, Oct 18
    End Term  Wednesday, October 18
    Fall break Thursday, October 19 - Tuesday, October 24
    Grades Due Monday, October 23
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Fall II 2017 (Mini-Semester)
    Month Event Date

    October

        

    Term Start Friday, October 20
    Classes Begin Friday, October 20
    Drop/Add Deadline Friday, October 27

    November

     

    Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, November 8
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Wednesday, November 15
    Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 22 - Wednesday, November 26

    December

       

    Exams Friday, December 15 - Tuesday, December 19
    End Term Wednesday, December 20
    Grades due Tuesday, December 26

  • Intersession 2018 - Special Programs Only
    Month Event Date

    December

        

    Begin Program Thursday, December 21
    Open Drop/Add Deadline  Wednesday, December 27

    January

     

    New Year's Day (Observed) Monday, January 1
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, January 5
    End Program  Tuesday, January 16
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Spring I 2018 (Mini-Semester)
    Month Event Date

    January

        

    Students Arrive Monday-Tuesday, January 15-16
    Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)  Monday, January 15
    Orientation/Registration Tuesday, January 16
    Term Start Wednesday, January 17
    Classes Begin Wednesday, January 17
    Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, January 24

    February

     

    Midterm Grades Due Tuesday, February 6
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, February 16

    March

       

    Exams Wednesday, March 7 - Saturday, March 10
    End Term Saturday, March 10
    Grades Due Wednesday, March 14
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Spring II 2018 (Mini-Semester)
    Month Event Date

    March

        

    Term Start Monday, March 19
    Classes Begin Monday, March 19
    Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, March 21

    April

     

    Midterm Grades Due Monday, April  9
    Graduation Application Deadline for August Graduates  Friday, April 13
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Monday, April 16

    May

       

    Reading Day Monday, May 7
    Exams Tuesday, May 8-Friday, May 11
    End Term Friday, May 11
    Grades Due Tuesday, May 15
  • Summer I 2018: Saturday, May 12 -Saturday, June 30, 2018
    Month Event Date

    May

        

    Term Start Saturday, May 12
    Classes Begin Saturday, May 12
    Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, May 16
    Memorial Day Break Saturday, May 26-Monday, May 28

    June

     

    Midterm Grades Due Tuesday, June 5
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, June 12
    Graduation Application Deadline for January Graduates Friday, June 15
    Exams Thursday, June 21-Monday, June 25
    End Term Monday, June 25
    Grades Due Friday, June 29
  • Summer II 2018: Thursday, July 5 - Saturday, August 18, 2018
    Month Event Date

    July

        

    Term Start Thursday, July 5
    Classes Begin Thursday, July 5
    Drop/Add Deadline Monday, July 9
    Midterm Grades Due Thursday, July 26
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, July 31

    August

     

    Exams Friday, August 10-Wednesday, August 15
    End Term Thursday, August 16
    August Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 18
    Grades Due Monday, August 20
  • Full Summer 2018
    Month Event Date

    May

        

    Term Start Saturday, May 12
    Classes Begin Saturday, May 12
    Drop/Add Deadline Friday, May 18
    Memorial Day Break Saturday, May 26-Monday, May 28

    June-July

     

    Independence Day Break Tuesday, June 26-Wednesday, July 4
    Midterm Grades Due Thursday, July 12
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Monday, July 9

    August

       

    Exams Friday, August 10-Wednesday, August 15
    End Term Thursday, August 16
    Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 18
    Grades Due Monday, August 20

Academic Calendars 2018-2019

  • Fall 2018 Semester Calendar
    Month Event Date

    August

    New Student Move-In (Living Learning Communities) Wednesday, August 22
    New Student Move-In (Non-LLC) Thursday, August 23
    Returning Student Move-In Friday, August 24
    Registration Friday, August 24
    Classes Start Monday, August 27
    Term Start Monday, August 27

    September

     
    Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, September 3
    Open Drop/Add Deadline Tuesday, September 4

    October

     
    Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, October 24
    Fall Break Sunday-Tuesday, October 21-23
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, October 30

    November

       
    Graduation Application Deadline - May Grad Saturday, November 17
    Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, Nov 21 - Sunday, Nov 25

    December

     
    Reading Days (No Classes) Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec 11-12
    Exams Thursday-Wednesday, Dec 13-19

    Commencement

    Sunday, Dec 16
    End Term Wednesday, December 19
    Residence Halls Close Thursday, December 20
    Grades Due Friday, December 28

    January

     
    Administrative Graduation Tuesday, January 15
  • Spring 2019 Semester Calendar
    Month Event Date

    January

        
    Martin Luther King Day (No Classes) Monday, January 21
    New Students Move-In Monday, January 21
    Orientation/Registration Tuesday, January 22
    Returning Students Move-In Tuesday, January 22
    Term Start Wednesday, January 23
    Classes Begin Wednesday, January 23
    Open Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, January 30

    March

     
    Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, March 27
    Spring Break Sunday, March 17- Sunday March 24

    April

     
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, April 2
    Graduation Application Deadline for August Graduates Saturday, April 13

    May

       
    Reading Day (No Classes) Wednesday, May 8
    Exams Thursday, May 9 - Wednesday, May 15
    Residence Halls Close Friday, May 17
    End Term Friday, May 17
    Spring Commencement - Lyme students Friday, May 17
    Spring Commencement - Main Campus students Saturday, May 18
    Grades Due Tuesday, May 21

    June

       
    Graduation Application Deadline for January Graduates Saturday, June 15

    August

       
    August Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 17
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Fall I 2018 (Accelerated Terms)
    Month Event Date

    August

        
    Registration Friday, August 24
    Term Start Monday, August 27
    Classes Start Monday, August 27

    September

     
    Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, September 3
    Drop/Add deadline Tuesday, September 4
    Midterm Grades Due Tuesday, September 18
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Monday, September 24

    October

       
    Exams Tuesday, October 16 - Wednesday, Oct 17
    End Term Wednesday, October 17
    Grades Due Monday, October 22
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Fall II 2018 (Accelerated Terms)
    Month Event Date

    October

        

    Term Start Friday, October 19
    Classes Begin Friday, October 19
    Fall Break Sunday, October 21 - Tuesday, October 23

    November

     

    Drop/Add Tuesday, November 6
    Midterm Grades Due Friday, November 9
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Thursday, November 15
    Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 21 - Sunday, November 25

    December

       

    Exams Friday, December 14 - Tuesday, December 18
    End Term Wednesday, December 19
    Grades due Friday, December 28

  • Intersession 2019 - Special Programs Only
    Month Event Date

    December

        

    Begin Program Thursday, December 20
    Open Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, December 26
    New Year's Eve Monday, December 31

    January

     

    New Year's Day Tuesday, January 1
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, January 9
    End Program Saturday, January 19
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Spring I 2019
    Month Event Date

    January

        

    Students Arrive Monday-Tuesday, January 21-22
    Martin Luther King Day (No Classes) Monday, January 21
    Orientation/Registration Tuesday, January 22
    Term Start Wednesday, January 23
    Classes Begin Wednesday, January 23
    Drop/Add Deadline Wednesday, January 30

    February

     

    Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, February 13
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, February 19

    March

       

    Exams Wednesday, March 13 - Saturday, March 16
    End Term Saturday, March 16
    Grades Due Wednesday, March 20
    Spring Break Sunday, March 17 - Sunday, March 24
  • Undergraduate and Graduate - Spring II 2019
    Month Event Date

    March

        

    Term Start Monday, March 25
    Classes Begin Monday, March 25
    Drop/Add Deadline Friday, March 29

    April

     

    Midterm Grades Due Monday, April 15
    Graduation Application Deadline for August Graduates Saturday, April 13
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Monday, April 22

    May

       

    Reading Day Monday, May 13
    Exams Tuesday, May 14-Friday, May 17
    End Term Friday, May 17
    Commencement Saturday, May 18
    Grades Due Wednesday, May 22
  • Summer I 2019
    Month Event Date

    May

        

    Term Start Monday, May 20
    Classes Begin Monday, May 20
    Drop/Add Deadline Tuesday, May 28
    Memorial Day Break Saturday, May 25-Monday, May 27

    June

     

    Midterm Grades Due Tuesday, June 11
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Monday, June 17
    Graduation Application Deadline for January Graduates Saturday, June 15
    Exams Thursday, June 27-Monday, July-1

    July

     

    End Term Monday, July 1
    Grades Due Friday, July 5
  • Summer II 2019
    Month Event Date

    July

        

    Term Start Friday, July 5
    Classes Begin Friday, July 5
    Drop/Add Deadline Thursday, July 11

    August

     

    Midterm Grades Due Thursday, August 1
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Wednesday, August 7
    Exams Saturday, August 10 - Thursday, August 15
    End Term Thursday, August 15
    Grades Due Tuesday, August 20
    August Administrative Graduation Wednesday, August 21
  • Full Summer 2019
    Month Event Date

    May

        

    Term Start Monday, May 20
    Classes Begin Monday, May 20
    Drop/Add Deadline Tuesday, May 28
    Memorial Day Break Saturday, May 25 - Monday, May 27

    July

     

    Independence Day Break Tuesday, July 2 - Thursday, July 4
    Midterm Grades Due Thursday, July 11
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Wednesday, July 17

    August

       

    Exams Friday, August 9 - Thursday, August 15
    End Term Thursday, August 15
    Grades Due Tuesday, August 20
    Administrative Graduation Wednesday, August 21