Fall 2017

The academic calendar is divided into fall and spring semesters of approximately 15 weeks each and summer and winter sessions of varying length. The last week of the fall and spring semesters is set aside for final examinations.

The holidays and vacations observed by the university are noted below. Spring break is the week following the spring semester midterm.

August

  • 21 Fall 2017 Bills Due
  • 25 Residence Halls Open (Freshmen & Transfer Students)
  • 26 Residence Halls Open (Continuing Students)
  • 28 Fall Courses Begin
  • 31 Last Day to Drop Quarter 1 Course as No Grade
  • 31 Last Day to Add Quarter 1 Course

September

  • 1 Quarter 1 Withdrawal (W) Grade Period Begins
  • 4 Labor Day - No Classes
  • 5 Classes Resume
  • 5 Last Day to Drop Semester Course as No Grade
  • 5 Last Day to Add Semester Course
  • 5 Priority Deadline to Submit Undergraduate "Intent to Graduate" Application for Fall 2017 Graduation (December)
  • 5 Priority Deadline to Submit Undergraduate "Intent to Graduate" Application for Winter 2018 Graduation (January)
  • 6 Semester Withdrawal (W) Grade Period Begins
  • 15 Priority Deadline to Submit Graduate "Intent to Graduate" Application for Fall 2017 Graduation (December)
  • 15 Priority Deadline to Submit Graduate "Intent to Graduate" Application for Winter 2018 Graduation (January)
  • 22 Family Weekend
  • 29 Last Day to Withdraw (W) from Quarter 1 Course

October

  • 9 Columbus Day - No Classes
  • 9 Midterm Grade Links Open for Faculty
  • 10 Switch Day - Monday Schedule
  • 17 Quarter 1 Ends
  • 18 Quarter 2 Begins
  • 19 Homecoming
  • 19 Faculty Deadline to Submit Midterm Grades to Registrar's Office by 9:00 AM
  • 21 Last Day to Drop Quarter 2 Course as No Grade
  • 21 Last Day to Add Quarter 2 Course
  • 22 Quarter 2 Withdrawal (W) Grade Period Begins
  • 30 Spring 2018 Registration Begins
  • 30 Winter 2018 Registration Begins

November

  • 1 Last Day to Withdraw (W) from Semester Course
  • 21 Last Day to Withdraw (W) from Quarter 2 Course
  • 22 Thanksgiving Break Begins - No Classes
  • 27 Classes Resume

December

  • 7 Final Grade Links Open for Faculty
  • 8 Quarter 2 Ends
  • 11 Final Exam Week Begins - Fall Final Exam Schedule
  • 15 Fall Semester Ends
  • 15 Residence Halls Close
  • 16 Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement
  • 21 Faculty Deadline to Submit Grades to Registrar’s Office by 9:00 AM

* Please note there is a separate Fall 2017 Extended Learning Calendar.

** All calendar dates are subject to change.

Please contact the Provost's Office at (570) 422-3539 with any questions about academics at ESU.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-2800 (800) 378-6732 (Toll-free)
Fax:
(570) 422-2850 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Interim Registrar
Name
Geryl Kinsel
Phone:
(570) 422-2811
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