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Important Dates





Important dates/deadlines
December 2023
Date Time Place Event
12/19 College of Arts and Sciences: 10 AM
College of Business and Education: 3PM
Freeman Coliseum Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremonies
12/19 All final grades due at noon
12/23 - 1/1/24 University closed for Holiday Break
January 2024
Date Time Place Event
1/15/ University closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday
1/16/ Spring Semester begins
1/16 & 1/17 10AM - 3PM CAB Building in front of bookstore Herff Jones on campus for Ring sales.
1/22 Deadline to submit final transcripts for fall '23 graduates who had a Transfer Credit Appeal on file.
1/22 1PM - 6PM CAB building in front of bookstore Herff Jones on campus for Ring sales
1/23 10AM - 3PM CAB building in fron of bookstore Herff Jones on campus for Ring sales.
1/31 Deadline to apply to graduate under Spring '24.
Summer '24 graduation applications submitted by 1/31 are included in the Spring '24 ceremony.
Applications received after 1/31 will be included in the fall '24 ceremony.
February 2024
Date Time Place Event
2/1 Summer '24 graduation applications received from 2/1 - 6/18 are included in the Fall '24 Commencement ceremony.
2/14 Spring '24 graduation application fee deadline. Fee can be paid via Money Connect in Jagwire. 
March 2024
Date Time Location Event
3/11-3/17 Spring Break
3/18 11am-7pm CAB Courtyard Grad Fair
April 2024
4/5 TBA TBA Ring Days
4/6 TBA TBA Ring Days
4/13 Deadline to drop a course with an automatic "W" in the 16-week part of term.
4/20 Deadline to withdraw from the University
May 2024
Date Time Location Event
5/1 - 5/7 Final Exams
5/7 End of Spring '24 semester
5/13 All final grades due by noon
5/13 College of Arts and Sciences: 10AM

College of Business and College of Education and Human Development: 3PM
Freeman Coliseum Spring '24 Commencement ceremonies
5/16 Grades available in Jagwire
June 2024
Date Time Event Location
6/3 Start of 10-week summer part of term
6/18 Census date for 10-week part of term
6/18 Deadline to apply for summer '24 graduation.
Degrees will not be awarded until all summer '24 parts of term have ended and final grades have been collected.
6/19 University closed in observance of the Juneteenth holiday