Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 Semester

New Student OrientationAugust 30-September 3
Labor DaySeptember 4
Classes beginSeptember 5
Last day to add/drop courses1September 15
Last day to file overload or underloadSeptember 15
Last day to select credit-no credit grading optionSeptember 15
Fall breakOctober 13-15
Registration advisingOctober 16-November 3
Midterm grades available on WebAdvisorWeek of October 30
Last day to request leave of absence for following semesterNovember 1
Registration for following semester2November 6-16
Last day to receive tutition refund in the case of a full semester withdrawalNovember 7
Last day to withdraw from a course1November 10
Thanksgiving breakNovember 23-26
Last day of classesDecember 12
Reading daysDecember 13-14
Final examinationsDecember 15, 16, 18, 19
Vacation period beginsDecember 20
Final grades available on WebAdvisorbeginning December 24

Spring 2018 Semester

Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 15
Classes beginJanuary 16
Last day to add/drop courses1January 26
Last day to file overload or underloadJanuary 26
Last day to select credit-no credit grading optionJanuary 26
Registration advisingMarch 5-March 23
Midterm grades available on WebAdvisorWeek of March 12
Last day to receive tuition refund in the case of a full semester withdrawalMarch 15
Last day to withdraw from a course1March 23
Spring breakMarch 24-April 1
Last day to request leave of absence for following semesterApril 1
Registration for following semester2April 3-12
Last day of classesApril 26
Reading daysApril 27-28
Final examinationsApril 30-May 3
Vacation period beginsMay 4
CommencementMay 5, 2018
Final grades available on WebAdvisorbeginning May 9

Summer Session I 2018

Registration opens2March 5
First day of classesMay 14
Last day to settle summer accountMay 14
Last day to add/drop courses1May 15*
Last day to file overloadMay 15*
Last day to select credit-no credit grading optionMay 15*
Memorial DayMay 28
Last day to withdraw from a course1June 8
Last day of classJune 22

Summer Session II 2018

Registration opens2March 5
First day of classesJune 25
Last day to settle summer accountJune 25
Last day to add/drop courses1June 26*
Last day to file overloadJune 26*
Last day to select credit-no credit grading optionJune 26*
Independence DayJuly 4
Last day to withdraw from a course1July 20
Last day of classesAugust 3

Last Day to Make up Incomplete Grades

Grades are due as specified on the incomplete grade form, and may be due earlier than listed below. For due dates specified as "the fourth week of the following semester," the due dates are as follows:

For semester or session...Deadline is...
Spring 2017September 29, 2017
Summer I 2017September 29, 2017
Summer II 2017September 29, 2017
Fall 2017February 9, 2018
Spring 2018September 28, 2018
Summer I 2018September 28, 2018
Summer II 2018September 28, 2018

Degree Filing Dates

For December 2017 Degree
Official degree dateDecember 31, 2017
Filing deadlineMay 1, 2017
For May 2018 Degree
Official degree dateMay 5, 2018
Filing deadlineOctober 15, 2017
For August 2018 Degree
Official degree dateAugust 31, 2018
Filing deadlineMarch 1, 2018

1  For the policy of enrollment changes and charge adjustment, see Changes in Registration and Enrollment Status and Costs

2  Information on course offerings can be found at go.lclark.edu/college/registrar.

*For summer session courses that begin after the first day of the session, the deadline to add/drop or select the credit-no credit option is 4 p.m. on the day of the second class meeting.