Office of the University Registrar

Fall Semester 2026

Academic Calendar dates are subject to change. Please check CampusNet for the most up to date information about specific course dates. Courses scheduled outside of the traditional semester schedule are indicated in CampusNet as ALT(alternative) session courses. Add/drop/withdrawal deadlines for ALT courses are adjusted according to the length of the session. 
 
The University is closed on University Holidays unless otherwise noted above. The only time Saturday classes are not held in observance of a holiday is for the Thanksgiving Recess, unless the actual holiday falls on a Saturday.
 
Fall 2026

Important Dates
Priority Registration Begins Monday, March 02, 2026
Open Enrollment Begins Monday, April 27, 2026
Term Begins Saturday, August 22, 2026
First Weekday Class Monday, August 24, 2026
Last Day to Drop with Full Refund (click to view refund schedule) Friday, August 28, 2026
Last Day to Join a Course Waitlist Friday, August 28, 2026
Last Day to Add (CampusNet Registration) Sunday, August 30, 2026
Last Day to Drop  Friday, September 04, 2026
Course Withdrawal Period Begins - 'W' Grade Assigned Saturday, September 05, 2026
Labor Day (University Holiday) Monday, September 07, 2026
University Census Date Monday, September 07, 2026
Indigenous Peoples' Day / Columbus Day Observed (No Classes - Offices Open) Tuesday, October 13, 2026
Mid-Semester Grading Deadline Monday, October 19, 2026
Last Day to Withdraw from Courses Friday, October 30, 2026
Veterans Day Observed (University Holiday) Wednesday, November 11, 2026
Thanksgiving Recess (No classes Thursday to Sunday) November 26-27, 2026
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 04, 2026
Exam Week (Monday - Saturday) December 7-12, 2026
Commencement Sunday, December 13, 2026
Final Grades Submission Deadline (All Sessions) Tuesday, December 15, 2026
Final Grades Available to Students Wednesday, December 16, 2026
Fall Semester Student Incomplete Work Deadline Friday, April 30, 2027
Fall Semester Incomplete Grade Submission Deadline Tuesday, May 04, 2027

Fall 2026 Final Exam Schedule
Class Meeting Time Final Exam Day Time
7:00a-7:50a (MWF) Mon 7-Dec 8:00a-10:00a
7:00a-8:15a (TTh) Tue 8-Dec 8:00a-10:00a
7:30a-8:35a (MWF) (4-credit) Mon 7-Dec 8:00a-10:00a
8:00a-9:50a (TTh) (4-credit) Tue 8-Dec 8:00a-10:00a
8:05a-8:55a (MWF) Wed 9-Dec 8:00a-10:00a
8:30a-9:45a (TTh) Thu 10-Dec 8:00a-10:00a
9:10a-10:00a (MWF) Fri 11-Dec 8:00a-10:00a
10:00a-11:15a (TTh) Tue 8-Dec 10:15a-12:15p
10:15a-11:05a (MWF) Mon 7-Dec 10:15a-12:15p
11:20a-12:10p (MWF) Wed 9-Dec 10:15a-12:15p
Free for off-grid (large class) exams Thu 10-Dec 10:15a-12:15p
Free for off-grid (large class) exams Fri 11-Dec 10:15a-12:15p
12:15p-1:20p (MWF) (4-credit) Mon 7-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
12:25p-1:15p (MWF) Mon 7-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
12:30p-1:45p (TTh) Tue 8-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
12:30p-2:20p (TTh) (4-credit) Tue 8-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
1:30p-2:20p (MWF) Wed 9-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
2:00p-3:50p (MW) (4-credit) Wed 9-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
2:00p-3:50p (TTh) (4-credit) Thu 10-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
2:00p-3:15p (TTh) Thu 10-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
2:35p-3:25p (MWF) Fri 11-Dec 12:30p-2:30p
4:00p-5:50p (MW) (4-credit) Mon 7-Dec 4:00p-6:00p
4:00p-5:50p (TTh) (4-credit) Tue 8-Dec 4:00p-6:00p
4:30p-5:45p (MW) Mon 7-Dec 4:00p-6:00p
4:30p-5:45p (TTh) Tue 8-Dec 4:00p-6:00p
6:00p-7:15p (MW) Wed 9-Dec 6:00p-8:00p
6:00p-7:15p (TTh) Thu 10-Dec 6:00p-8:00p
6:00p-7:50p (MW) (4-credit) Wed 9-Dec 6:00p-8:00p
6:00p-7:50p (TTh) (4-credit) Thu 10-Dec 6:00p-8:00p
8:00p-9:15p (MW) Mon 7-Dec 8:00p-10:00p
8:00p-9:15p (TTh) Tue 8-Dec 8:00p-10:00p
8:00p-9:50p (MW) (4-credit) Mon 7-Dec 8:00p-10:00p
8:00p-9:50p (TTh) (4-credit) Tue 8-Dec 8:00p-10:00p

Exams for classes that meet one day a week will be held the same day and time the class normally meets during the week of final exams.

In case of an emergency closing of the University during a final examination period, the following regulations will apply: The regular examination schedule will be observed for the day(s) remaining when the University reopens. The first missed examination day will be scheduled on the next weekday following the normal examination period, the second missed on the following weekday, etc. A missed Saturday examination will be scheduled on the following Saturday.