Chatham University

Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Universal Academic Calendar

+ Fall 2018 Semester

14-week semester

Opening ConvocationSunday, August 26
First day of classesMonday, August 27
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 3
Add/drop period endsTuesday, September 4
Last day to apply for Fall 2018 degree conferralSaturday, September 15
Long WeekendMon-Tues, October 8-9
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 12
Incomplete grades from Spring/Summer 2018, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 12
Family & Friends WeekendFri-Sun, Oct 26-28
Registration for Spring 2019Thurs-Thurs, Nov 1-15
Last day to withdrawWednesday, November 7
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 21-25
Course evaluations beginMonday, November 26
Last day of classesFriday, December 7
Course evaluations endFriday, December 7
Final Exams (grades are due withing 48 hours of exam)Mon-Thurs, Dec 10-13
Final Exams Conflict/Make-up Day(grades are due withing 48 hours of exam)Friday, December 14
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 14
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 17
Late registration for Spring 2019 beginsMonday, December 17
Degree conferral for Fall 2018 graduatesSunday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 14

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, August 27
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 3
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 4
Last day to withdraw Friday, September 28
Course evaluations beginFriday, September 28
Last day of classes Friday, October 12
Course evaluations endFriday, October 12
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, October 15

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, October 15
Add/drop period ends Monday, October 22
Family & Friends WeekendFri-Sun, Oct 26-28
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 21
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 21-25
Course evaluations beginMonday, November 26
Last day of classes Friday, December 7
Course evaluations endFriday, December 7
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 10

+ Spring 2019 Semester

14-week semester

First day of classesMonday, January 7
Add/drop period ends Monday, January 14
Last day to apply for Spring 2019 (May) degree conferralTuesday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, January 21
Registration for Summer 2019Friday, February 1
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 22
Incomplete grades for Fall 2018, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 22
Spring BreakSun-Sun, March 3-10
Registration for Fall 2019Tues-Tues, March 12-26
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 19
Closing ConvocationTBD
Course evaluations beginFriday, April 5
Last day of classes Friday, April 19
Course evaluations endFriday, April 19
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam)Mon-Thurs, April 22-25
Final Exam Conflict/Make-up Day (grades are due within 48 hours of exam)Friday, April 26
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PMSunday, April 28
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noonMonday, April 29
Late registration for Fall 2019 beginsMonday, April 29
Degree conferral for Spring 2019 graduatesThursday, May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 10

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, January 7
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 14
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, January 21
Course evaluations beginFriday, February 8
Last day to withdraw Friday, February 8
Course evaluations endFriday, February 22
Last day of classes Friday, February 22
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noonMonday, February 25

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, February 25
Add/drop period ends Monday, March 4
Last day to withdraw Friday, April 5
Course evaluations beginFriday, April 5
Last day of classes Friday, April 19
Course evaluations endFriday, April 19
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noonMonday, April 22

+ Summer 2019 Semester

14-week semester*

First day of classes Monday, April 29
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 6
Last day to apply for Summer 2019 (August) degree conferral Wednesday, May 15
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 27
Last day to withdrawTuesday, July 2
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classesThursday, July 4
Last day of classes Friday, August 2
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 5
Degree conferrals for Summer 2019 Friday, August 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, September 16

3-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 29
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, May 1
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 3
Last day of classes Friday, May 17
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 20

1st 7-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 29
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 6
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 27
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 31
Last day of classes Friday, June 14
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, June 17

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, June 17
Add/drop period ends Monday, June 24
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 19
Last day of classes Friday, August 2
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 5

SHS DPT Third Year Students

+ Fall 2018 Semester

First day of classesMonday, August 13
Add/drop period endsTuesday, August 21
Last day to apply for Fall 2018 (December) degree conferralFriday, September 14
Last day to withdrawWednesday, November 14
Last day of classesFriday, December 7
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 14
Degree conferral for Fall 2018 graduatesSunday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 14

General Notes:

The University reserves the right to make calendar changes as it deems necessary.
* Some classes in these terms have fewer meeting days than all other days of the week. Classes on these days will need to include equivalent instructional activities to make up the time difference.