Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018

April –August Fall semester registration
August 20 Weekday and evening classes begin
September 3 Labor Day holiday
September 17 Final date for filing Application for Degree in myWSU portal
October 10 Midterm point
October 13-16 Fall recess (begins at 2 p.m.)
October 30 Final date for withdrawal with nonpenalty grades
November 16 Deadline for submission of Request to Schedule Oral Defense form1
November 21–25 Thanksgiving recess
November 30 Deadline for oral defense to be held1
December 6 Last day of classes
December 7 Final date to report completed degree requirements. Includes oral defense, comprehensive exam, incomplete grades, thesis. Excludes current courses. Departmental requirements must have been met.1
December 7 Study day
December 8-13 Final examinations
TBA Commencement

Spring Semester 2019

November–January Spring semester registration
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday
January 22 Classes begin
February 18 Final date for filing Application for Degree in myWSU portal
March 20 Midterm point
March 11-17 Spring recess
April 5 Final date for withdrawal with nonpenalty grades
April 19 Deadline for submission of Request to Schedule Oral Defense form1
May 3 Deadline for oral defense to be held1
May 9 Last day of classes
May 10 Final date to report completed degree requirements. Includes oral defense, comprehensive exam, incomplete grades, thesis. Excludes current courses. Departmental requirements must have been met.1
May 10 Study day
May 11-16 Final examinations
TBA Commencement

Summer Session 2019

April–June Summer session registration
May 20-31 Pre-session (nine days)
May 27 Memorial Day holiday
June 3 Classes begin, eight-week term and first four-week term
June 17 Final date for filing Application for Degree in myWSU portal
July 1 Classes begin, second four-week term
July 4 Independence Day holiday
July 5 Deadline for submission of Request to Schedule Oral Defense form1
July 19 Deadline for oral defense to be held1
July 26 Final date to report completed degree requirements. Includes oral defense, comprehensive exam, incomplete grades, thesis. Excludes current courses. Departmental requirements must have been met.1
July 26 Summer session ends

These dates are subject to change.