Important Dates for Current Term

Last Updated:August 28, 2017

See the Writing Program Calendar for Meeting Dates


Fall 2017

Note: Please be sure to utilize the dates listed below for Attndance, Add/Drop as they differ from the University dates. 

Required Program Activities/Events

  • August 16th, 8:30am, Science Library. General Meeting

Attendance, Add/Drop

  • August 21st, Classess Begin
  • First Day of Your Class: Students will not be dropped for non-attendance on the first day of school. 
  • First Week of Class:
    • If students miss a second day during the first full week of class, they will be dropped.
    • The first (full) week is defined as the first five business days.
  • 10th Week, ability to administratively drop students with a "W" for absences.
  • December 6th, Last Day of Classes
  • December 7th, Reading Day (no classes)


No classes on these days.

  • September 4: Labor Day
  • November 10: Veterans Day
  • November 23-26: Thanksgiving Recess

Finals & Final Grades

  • December 8th: Finals must be submitted via D2L by Friday, December 8th at 8:00 AM. 
  • December 7th: Grade Roster Availability
  • December 8th: Finals Due Date
  • December 12th at 5:00 pm: Final Grades Due
  • Incomplete Grade Assignment Request (to WP; you must submit the appropriate form)
  • Grade Changes (by instructors)

Program Dates and Deadlines

  • TBD:Deadline for Teaching Award applications
  • TBD:Deadline for Professional Development position applications


Spring 2018

General Meeting: Monday January 8th, 2018. Science & Engineering Library 200 South 8:30am-4:00pm 


Fall 2018

General Meeting: Thursday August 16th, 2018. Science & Engineering Library 200 South 8:30am-4:00pm 



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