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)

Fall 2018 Graduate

Full Course Schedule | Online Courses

Fall 2018 Undergraduate

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

Academic Calendars 2018-2019

  • Fall 2018 Semester Calendar

    August

    Event Date
    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

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

    October

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

    November

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

    December

    Event Date
    Reading Days (No Classes) Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec 11-12
    Exams Thursday-Wednesday, Dec 13-19
    Winter Commencement - Main Campus students
    David A. Beckerman Recreation Center (West Haven, Conn.)
    Sunday, December 16
    End Term Wednesday, December 19
    Residence Halls Close Thursday, December 20
    Grades Due Friday, December 28

    January

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

    January

    Event Date
    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

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

    April

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

    May

    Event Date
    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
    Grades Due Tuesday, May 21
    Spring Commencement - Main Campus students
    Toyota Presents Oakdale Theater (Wallingford, Conn.)
    Wednesday, May 22

    June

    Event Date
    Graduation Application Deadline for January 2019 Graduates Saturday, June 15

    August

    Event Date
    August Administrative Graduation Saturday, August 17
  • Fall I 2018 (Accelerated Terms)

    August

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

    September

    Event Date
    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

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

    October

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

    November

    Event Date
    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

    Event Date
    Exams Friday, December 14 - Tuesday, December 18
    End Term Wednesday, December 19
    Grades due Friday, December 28
  • Intersession 2019 - Special Programs Only

    December

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

    January

    Event Date
    New Year's Day Tuesday, January 1
    Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, January 9
    End Program Saturday, January 19
  • Spring I 2019 (Accelerated Terms)

    January

    Event Date
    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

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

    March

    Event Date
    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
  • Spring II 2019 (Accelerated Terms)

    March

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

    April

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

    May

    Event Date
    Reading Day Monday, May 13
    Exams Tuesday, May 14-Friday, May 17
    End Term Friday, May 17
    Spring Commencement - Main Campus students
    Toyota Presents Oakdale Theater (Wallingford, Conn.)
    Wednesday, May 22
    Grades Due Wednesday, May 22
  • Summer I 2019

    May

    Event Date
    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

    Event Date
    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

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

    July

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

    August

    Event Date
    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

    May

    Event Date
    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

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

    August

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