Academic Calendar

 Fall 2017 / Spring 2018 / Pre-Summer 2018 / First Summer 2018 / Second Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Pre-Summer 2019 / First Summer 2019 / Second Summer 2019

Note: Business transactions on the dates listed will be processed until the end of business at 5 p.m. 

Fall 2017

Aug. 8 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

Aug. 16-17 - Fall Faculty Conference

Aug. 19 - Move-In Day (residence halls)

Aug. 19 - New Student Orientation Begins

Aug. 21 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable (registration day)

Aug. 22 - All Classes Begin

Aug. 25 - Last Day to Add a Course 

Aug. 25 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online  (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

Sept. 4 - Labor Day - Holiday (no classes)

Sept. 5 - Deadline to Drop Non-Attending Students for State Reporting Purposes

Note: To avoid tuition/fee charges and a transcripted record, it is ultimately the student’s responsibility to make sure he/she is dropped from non-attended classes prior to Census Day. 

Sept. 6 - Census Day

Sept. 6 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

Sept. 7  - First Day for 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

Sept. 7  - Start of Withdrawal Period (“W” placed on transcript)

Oct. 11 - Mid-Semester Grades

Oct. 12-13 - Fall Break - Holiday (no classes)

Nov. 3–9 - Pre-Registration Open to HSU Athletes Only

Nov. 10 - Pre-Registration Students with 90+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

Nov. 10  - Last Day for Single Course Withdrawal with “W” on Transcript

Nov. 13 - Pre-Registration Students with 65+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

Nov. 13 - Students No Longer Able to Withdrawal from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses – contact registrar’s office)

Nov. 14 - Pre-Registration Students with 45+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

Nov. 15 - Pre-Registration Students with 25+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

Nov. 16 - Pre-Registration Students with 15+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

Nov. 17 - Pre-Registration Students with Less than 15 Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office

Note: Students with less than 15 credits may not register online. Eligible students may continue to register online through the last day to add/drop Spring 2018.

Nov. 22-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)

Dec. 1 - Last Day to Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses)

Dec. 7-8 - Restricted Days

Dec. 11–14  - Final Exams

Dec. 12 - Deadline for Grade Changes – Changes submitted after Dec. 12 will not be processed until Dec. 18.

Dec. 15 - Commencement

Dec. 18 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m.

Spring 2018 

Jan. 2 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

Jan. 12 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

Jan. 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)

Jan. 16 - All Classes Begin

Jan. 19  - Last Day to Add a Course

Jan. 19 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online  (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

Jan. 29 - Deadline to Drop Non-Attending Students for State Reporting Purposes

Note: To avoid tuition/fee charges and a transcripted record, it is ultimately the student’s responsibility to make sure he/she is dropped from non-attended classes prior to the Census Day.  

Jan. 30 - Census Day

Jan. 30 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

Jan. 31 - Start of Withdrawal Period (“W” placed on transcript)

Jan. 31 - First Day for 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

March 7 - Mid-Semester Grades

March 19 – 23 - Spring Break (no classes)

March 30 – April 5 - Pre-Registration Open to HSU Athletes Only

April 6 - Pre-Registration Students with 90+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 6 - Last Day for Course Withdrawal with “W” on Transcript

April 9 - Students No Longer Able to Withdraw from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses – see office of the registrar).

April 9 - Pre-Registration Students with 65+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 10 - Pre-Registration Students with 45+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 11 - Pre-Registration Students with 25+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 12 - Pre-Registration Students with 15+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 13 - Pre-Registration Students with Less than 15 Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office

Note: Students with less than 15 credits may not register online. Eligible students may continue to register online through the last day to add Summer/Fall 2018.

April 27 - Last Day to Withdraw from University (i.e., from ALL enrolled courses)

May 3 - 4 - Restricted Days

May 7 – 10 - Final Exams

May 8 - Deadline for Grade Changes – Changes submitted after May 8 will not be processed until May 14. 

May 11 - Commencement

May 14 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m. 

Pre-Summer 2018

May 9 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

May 14 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

May 14 - All Classes Begin

May 14  - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

May 15 - Last Day to Add a Course

May 15 - First Day 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

May 15 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

May 18 - Census Day

May 21 - Start of “W” Period – Continues Through End of Term

May 25 - End of Pre-Summer

May 28 - Memorial Day (no classes)

May 30 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m.

First Summer 2018

May 27 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

June 1 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

June 4 - All Classes Begin

June 5 - Last Day to Add a Course

June 5 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online  (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

June 11  - Census Date

June 11 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

June 12   - Start of Withdrawal Period (“W” on transcript)

June 12 - First Day 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

June 22 - Last Day for Course Withdrawal with “W” on Transcript

June 25 - Students No Longer Able to Withdraw from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses – see registrar’s office). 

July 6 - Last Day to Withdraw from University (i.e., from ALL enrolled courses)

July 6 - End of Summer Session 1

July 9 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m.

Second Summer 2018

July 5 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

July 9 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

July 10 - All Classes Begin

July 11 - Last Day to Add a Course

July 11 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online  (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

July 17  - Census Date

July 17 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

July 18 - Start of Withdrawal Period (“W” on transcript)

July 18 - First Day 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

July 27 - Last Day for Course Withdrawal with “W” on transcript)

July 30 - Students No Longer Able to Withdraw from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses – see registrar’s office).

Aug. 10 - Last Day to Withdraw from University (i.e., from ALL enrolled courses)

Aug. 10 - End of Summer Session 2

Aug. 13  - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m.

Fall 2018

Aug. 14 - Last Day to Drop to Zero Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than zero credit hours remain)

Aug. 15-16 - Fall Faculty Conference

Aug. 18 - Move-In Day (residence halls)

Aug. 18 - New Student Orientation Begins

Aug. 20 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

Aug. 21 - All Classes Begin

Aug. 24 - Last Day to Add a Class

Aug. 24 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online (drops may still occur in the registrar's office)

Sept. 3  - Labor Day - Holiday (no classes)

Sept. 4 - Deadline to Drop Non-Attending Students for State Reporting Purposes

Note: To avoid tuition/fee charges and a transcripted record, it is ultimately the student's responsibility to make sure he/she is dropped from non-attended classes prior to Census Day. 

Sept. 5 - Census Day

Sept. 5 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

Sept. 6 - First Day for 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

Sept. 6 - Start of Withdrawal Period ("W" placed on transcript)

Oct. 9 - Mid-Semester Grades Due

Oct. 11-12 - Fall Break - Holiday (no classes)

Nov. 1-8 - Pre-Registration Open to HSU Athletics Only

Nov. 9 - Pre-Registration Students with 90+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor's Office or Web

Nov. 9 - Last Day for Single Course Withdrawal with "W" on Transcript

Nov. 12 - Pre-Registration Students with 65+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor's Office or Web

Nov. 12 - Students No Longer Able to Withdrawal from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses - contact registrar's office)

Nov. 13 - Pre-Registration Students with 45+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor's Office or Web

Nov. 14 - Pre-Registration Students with 25+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor's Office or Web

Nov. 15 - Pre-Registration Students with 15+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor's Office or Web

Nov. 16 - Pre-Registration Students with Less than 15 Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor's Office

Note: Students with less than 15 credit hours may not register online. Eligible students may continue to register online through the last day to add/drop Spring 2019. 

Nov. 21, 22 & 23 - Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)

Nov. 30 - Last Day to Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses)

Dec. 6-7 - Restricted Days

Dec. 10-13 - Final Exams

Dec. 11 - Deadline for Grade Changes - Changes submitted after Dec. 11 will not be processed until Dec. 17

Dec. 14 - Commencement

Dec. 17 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m. 

Spring 2019

Jan. 8 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

Jan. 14 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable (registration day)

Jan. 15 - All Classes Begin

Jan. 18  - Last Day to Add a Course

Jan. 18 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online  (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)

Jan. 29 - Deadline to Drop Non-Attending Students for State Reporting Purposes

Note: To avoid tuition/fee charges and a transcripted record, it is ultimately the student’s responsibility to make sure he/she is dropped from non-attended classes prior to Census Day. 

Jan. 30 - Census Day

Jan. 30 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

Jan. 31 - Start of Withdrawal Period (“W” placed on transcript)

Jan. 31 - First Day for 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

March 6 - Mid-Semester Grades Due

March 18 – 22 - Spring Break (no classes)

April 1-7 - Pre-Registration Open to HSU Athletes Only

April 5 - Last Day for Single Course Withdrawal with "W" on Transcript (may still withdrawal from university - i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses)

April 8 - Pre-Registration Students with 90+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 8 - Students No Longer Able to Withdraw from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses – see office of the registrar).

April 9 - Pre-Registration Students with 65+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 10 - Pre-Registration Students with 45+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 11 - Pre-Registration Students with 25+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 12 - Pre-Registration Students with 15+ Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office or Web

April 15 - Pre-Registration Students with Less than 15 Hours Earned Begin Registering in Advisor’s Office

Note: Students with less than 15 credits may not register online. Eligible Students May Continue to Register Online Through Last Day To Add Summer/Fall 2019

April 26 - Last Day to Withdraw from University (i.e., from ALL enrolled courses)

May 2-3 - Restricted Days

May 6-9 - Final Exams

May 7 - Deadline for Grade Changes – Changes submitted after May 7 will not be processed until May 13

May 10 - Commencement

May 13 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m. 

Pre-Summer 2019

May 6 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

May 13 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

May 13 - All Classes Begin

May 13  - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

May 14 - Last Day to Add a Course

May 14 - First Day 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

May 14 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online (Drops may still occur in Registrar’s Office)

May 17 - Census Day

May 20 - Start of “W” Period – Continues Through End of Term

May 24 - End of Pre-Summer

May 27 - Memorial Day (no classes)

May 29 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m.

First Summer 2019

May 27 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

May 31 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

June 3 - All Classes Begin

June 4 - Last Day to Add a Course

June 4 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online  (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

June 10  - Census Date

June 10 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

June 11 - Start of Withdrawal Period (“W” on transcript)

June 11 - First Day 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

June 21 - Last Day for Course Withdrawal with “W” on Transcript

June 24 - Students No Longer Able to Withdraw from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses – see registrar’s office). 

July 3 - Last Day to Withdraw from University (i.e., from ALL enrolled courses)

July 3 - End of Summer Session 1

July 8 - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m.

Second Summer 2019

July 1 - Last Day to Drop to 0 Credit Hours Online (may still drop online so long as more than 0 hours remain)

July 5 - Last Day to Register Before Late Fees are Applicable

July 8 - All Classes Begin

July 9 - Last Day to Add a Course

July 9 - Last Day to Drop a Course Online  (drops may still occur in registrar’s office)

July 15  - Census Date

July 15 - Last Day for 100% Refund on Tuition & Fees

July 16 - Start of Withdrawal Period (“W” on transcript)

July 16 - First Day 0% Refund on Tuition & Fees

July 26 - Last Day for Course Withdrawal with “W” on transcript

July 29 - Students No Longer Able to Withdraw from Single Course. May Still Withdrawal from University (i.e., withdrawal from ALL enrolled courses – see registrar’s office).

Aug. 8 - Last Day to Withdraw from University (i.e., from ALL enrolled courses)

Aug. 8 - End of Summer Session 2

Aug. 12  - Final Grades Due No Later Than 11:30 a.m.