The University of Akron Academic Calendar

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Term

Event

Career

2017-2018

2018-2019

Fall Start of term G/U Aug 28, 2017 Aug 27, 2018
Fall 15 week, 1st 7.5 week, and 1st 5 week sessions begin G/U Aug 28, 2017 Aug 27, 2018
Fall Last day to add 1st 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Aug 29, 2017 Aug 28, 2018
Fall Last day to add 1st 7.5 week session classes without signatures G/U Aug 30, 2017 Aug 29, 2018
Fall Last day to drop 1st 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Sep 1, 2017 Aug 31, 2018
Fall Last day to add 15 week session classes without signatures G/U Sep 3, 2017 Sep 2, 2018
Fall Last day to drop 1st 7.5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Sep 3, 2017 Sep 2, 2018
Fall Labor Day holiday - University closed G/U Sep 4, 2017 Sep 3, 2018
Fall Last day to drop 15 week session classes without "WD" G/U Sep 10, 2017 Sep 9, 2018
Fall Last day to withdraw from 1st 5 week session classes G/U Sep 12, 2017 Sep 11, 2018
Fall Last day to withdraw from 1st 7.5 week session classes G/U Sep 19, 2017 Sep 18, 2018
Fall 1st 5 week session ends G/U Oct 1, 2017 Sep 30, 2018
Fall 2nd 5 week session begins G/U Oct 2, 2017 Oct 1, 2018
Fall Last day to add 2nd 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Oct 3, 2017 Oct 2, 2018
Fall Last day to drop 2nd 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Oct 6, 2017 Oct 5, 2018
Fall Last day to withdraw from 15 week session classes G/U Oct 15, 2017 Oct 14, 2018
Fall 1st 7.5 week session ends G/U Oct 17, 2017 Oct 16, 2018
Fall Last day to withdraw from Fall 2nd 5 week session classes G/U Oct 17, 2017 Oct 16, 2018
Fall 2nd 7.5 week session begins G/U Oct 18, 2017 Oct 17, 2018
Fall Last day to add 2nd 7.5 week session classes without signatures G/U Oct 21, 2017 Oct 20, 2018
Fall Last day to drop 2nd 7.5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Oct 25, 2017 Oct 23, 2018
Spring Priority registration begins G/U Oct 30, 2017 TBD
Fall Graduation application deadline G Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2018
Fall 2nd 5 week session ends G/U Nov 5, 2017 Nov 4, 2018
Fall 3rd 5 week session begins G/U Nov 6, 2017 Nov 5, 2018
Fall Last day to add 3rd 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Nov 7, 2017 Nov 6, 2018
Fall Veteran's Day observance - Staff holiday, classes held G/U Nov 10, 2017
Fall Last day to drop 3rd 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Nov 10, 2017 Nov 9, 2018
Fall Last day to withdraw from 2nd 7.5 week session classes G/U Nov 11, 2017 Nov 10, 2018
Fall Last day to withdraw from 3rd 5 week session classes G/U Nov 21, 2017 Nov 20, 2018
Fall Thanksgiving recess - University closes at 5:00pm on Wednesday G/U Nov 23-26, 2017 Nov 22-25, 2018
Spring Graduation application deadline U Dec 1, 2017 Dec 1, 2018
Fall Final instructional day G/U Dec 10, 2017 Dec 9, 2018
Fall 15 week, 2nd 7.5 week, and 3rd 5 week sessions end G/U Dec 10, 2017 Dec 9, 2018
Fall Final examinations G/U Dec 11-17, 2017 Dec 10-16, 2018
Fall Commencement G/U Dec 15-16, 2017 Dec 15, 2018
Fall Final grades due G/U Dec 19, 2017 Dec 18, 2018
Christmas Holiday observance - University closed G/U Dec 25, 2017 Dec 25, 2018
New Year's Day observance - University closed G/U Jan 1, 2018 Jan 1, 2019
Audit 60+ in-person registration G/U Jan 11-12, 2018 Jan 10-11, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance - University closed G/U Jan 15, 2018 Jan 21, 2019
Spring Start of term G/U Jan 16, 2018 Jan 14, 2019
Spring 15 week, 1st 7.5 week, and 1st 5 week sessions begin G/U Jan 16, 2018 Jan 14, 2019
Spring Last day to add 1st 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Jan 17, 2018 Jan 15, 2019
Spring Last day to add 1st 7.5 week session classes without signatures G/U Jan 18, 2018 Jan 16, 2019
Spring Last day to drop 1st 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Jan 22, 2018 Jan 18, 2019
Spring Last day to add 15 week session classes without signatures G/U Jan 22, 2018 Jan 20, 2019
Spring Last day to drop 1st 7.5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Jan 22, 2018 Jan 20, 2019
Spring Last day to drop 15 week session classes without "WD" G/U Jan 30, 2018 Jan 27, 2019
Spring Last day to withdraw from 1st 5 week session classes G/U Jan 30, 2018 Jan 29, 2019
Spring Last day to withdraw from 1st 7.5 week session classes G/U Feb 7, 2018 Feb 5, 2019
Spring 1st 5 week session ends G/U Feb 18, 2018 Feb 17, 2019
Spring 2nd 5 week session begins G/U Feb 19, 2018 Feb 18, 2019
Spring President's Day observance (School of Law classes held) G/U Feb 20, 2018 Feb 19, 2019
Spring Last day to add 2nd 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Feb 21, 2018 Feb 19, 2019
Spring Last day to drop 2nd 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Feb 23, 2018 Feb 22, 2019
Spring Last day to withdraw from 15 week session classes G/U Mar 5, 2018 Mar 3, 2019
Spring 1st 7.5 week session ends G/U Mar 6, 2018 Mar 5, 2019
Spring Last day to withdraw from 2nd 5 week session classes G/U Mar 6, 2018 Mar 5, 2019
Spring 2nd 7.5 week session begins G/U Mar 7, 2018 Mar 6, 2019
Summer Priority registration begins G/U Mar 12, 2018 TBD
Spring Last day to add 2nd 7.5 week session classes without signatures G/U Mar 12, 2018 Mar 9, 2019
Spring Last day to drop 2nd 7.5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Mar 14, 2018 Mar 12, 2019
Spring 2nd 5 week session ends G/U Mar 25, 2018 Mar 24, 2019
Spring Spring recess G/U Mar 26-Apr 1, 2018 Mar 25-Mar 31, 2019
Spring Graduation application deadline G Apr 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2019
Summer Graduation application deadline U Apr 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2019
Fall Priority registration begins G/U TBD TBD
Spring 3rd 5 week session begins G/U Apr 2, 2018 Apr 1, 2019
Spring Last day to add 3rd 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Apr 3, 2018 Apr 2, 2019
Spring Last day to drop 3rd 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Apr 6, 2018 Apr 5, 2019
Spring Last day to withdraw from 2nd 7.5 week session classes G/U Apr 9, 2018 Apr 6, 2019
Spring Last day to withdraw from 3rd 5 week session classes G/U Apr 17, 2018 Apr 16, 2019
Spring Final instructional day G/U May 6, 2018 May 5, 2019
Spring 15 week, 2nd 7.5 week, and 3rd 5 week sessions end G/U May 6, 2018 May 5, 2019
Spring Final examinations G/U May 7-13, 2018 May 6-12, 2019
Spring Commencement G/U May 11-13, 2018 May 10-12, 2019
Spring Final grades due G/U May 15, 2018 May 14, 2019
Audit 60+ in-person registration G/U May 17-18, 2018 May 16-17, 2019
Summer Intersession and 1st 8 week session begin G/U May 21, 2018 May 20, 2019
Summer Last day to add intersession classes without signatures G/U May 21, 2018 May 20, 2019
Summer Last day to drop intersession classes without "WD" G/U May 23, 2018 May 22, 2019
Summer Last day to add 1st 8 week session classes without signatures G/U May 24, 2018 May 23, 2019
Summer Memorial Day observance - University closed G/U May 28, 2018 May 27, 2019
Summer Last day to drop 1st 8 week session classes without "WD" G/U May 29, 2018 May 27, 2019
Summer Last day to withdraw from intersession classes G/U May 29, 2018 May 28, 2019
Summer Intersession ends G/U Jun 10, 2018 Jun 9, 2019
Summer 1st 5 week and 2nd 8 week sessions begin G/U Jun 11, 2018 Jun 10, 2019
Summer Last day to add 1st 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Jun 12, 2018 Jun 11, 2019
Summer Last day to add 2nd 8 week session classes without signatures G/U Jun 14, 2018 Jun 13, 2019
Summer Last day to drop 1st 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Jun 15, 2018 Jun 14, 2019
Summer Last day to withdraw from 1st 8 week session classes G/U Jun 15, 2018 Jun 14, 2019
Summer Last day to drop 2nd 8 week session classes without "WD" G/U Jun 18, 2018 Jun 17, 2019
Summer Last day to withdraw from 1st 5 week session classes G/U Jun 26, 2018 Jun 25, 2019
Summer Graduation application deadline G Jul 1, 2018 Jul 1, 2019
Fall Graduation application deadline U Jul 1, 2018 Jul 1, 2019
Summer Independence Day observance - University closed G/U Jul 4, 2018 Jul 4, 2019
Summer Last day to withdraw from 2nd 8 week session classes G/U Jul 6, 2018 Jul 5, 2019
Summer 1st 5 week and 1st 8 week sessions end G/U Jul 15, 2018 Jul 14, 2019
Summer 2nd 5 week session begins G/U Jul 16, 2018 Jul 15, 2019
Summer Last day to add 2nd 5 week session classes without signatures G/U Jul 17, 2018 Jul 16, 2019
Summer Last day to drop 2nd 5 week session classes without "WD" G/U Jul 20, 2018 Jul 19, 2019
Summer Last day to withdraw from 2nd 5 week session classes G/U Jul 31, 2018 Jul 30, 2019
Summer 2nd 8 week session ends G/U Aug 5, 2018 Aug 4, 2019
Summer 2nd 5 week session ends G/U Aug 19, 2018 Aug 18, 2019
Summer Final grades due G/U Aug 21, 2018 Aug 20, 2019
Audit 60+ in-person registration G/U Aug 24-24, 2018 TBD