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    University of Scranton
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Student Handbook 2017-2018

2017-2018 Calendar


2017-2018 Academic Calendar

 

 

Fall 2017 Spring 2018
Orientation for Graduate Students Aug. 17  
Housing Opens for New Students Aug. 19  
Fall Welcome Weekend for New Undergraduate Students Aug. 19-20  
Housing Opens for Returning Students (Fall: 8 a.m.; Spring: Noon) Aug. 20 Jan. 28
Classes Begin Aug. 21 Jan. 29
Last Day to Add Courses Aug. 25 Feb. 2
Last Day 100% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Aug. 30 Feb. 7
Holy Spirit Liturgy Aug. 31  
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (Undergraduate only) Sept. 1 Feb. 9
Labor Day Holiday, No Classes Sept. 4  
Last Day 75% Tuition Refund (non–flat rate only) Sept. 6 Feb. 14
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund (non–flat rate only) Sept. 13 Feb. 21
Last Day 25% Tuition Refund (non–flat rate only) Sept. 20 Feb. 28
Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade Sept. 20 Feb. 28
Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams Sept. 22 Mar. 2
Semester Midpoint Oct. 6 Mar. 9
Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Option (Undergraduate) Oct. 6 Mar. 9
Incomplete Grades from Prior Terms Due Oct. 6 Mar. 9
Last Day of Class before Break Oct.6 Mar. 9
University Housing Closes at Noon; Fall/Spring Break Begins Oct. 7 Mar. 9
University Housing Re-opens at Noon Oct. 10 Mar. 18
Classes Resume after Fall/Spring Break Oct. 11 Mar.19
Midsemester Grades Due by Noon Oct. 11 Mar. 19
Graduate Comprehensive Exams Oct. 14 Mar. 24
Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade Nov. 3 Apr. 13
Last Day of Classes before Thanksgiving/Easter Nov. 21 Mar. 28
University Housing Closes Thanksgiving/Easter Nov. 22 Mar. 29
Thanksgiving/Easter Sunday Nov. 22 Apr. 1
University Housing Re-opens at Noon Nov. 26 Apr. 2
Classes Resume after Thanksgiving/Easter Holiday Nov. 27 Apr. 3
Last Week of Classes (Fall: Tues.-Mon.; Spring: Mon.-Fri.; No Exams) Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 May 7-11
Last Day of Class (Fall: Monday; Spring: Friday) Dec. 4 May 11
Final Exams Begin (Fall: Tuesday; Spring: Monday) Dec. 5 May 14
Final Exams and Semester End (Fall: Saturday; Spring: Friday) Dec. 9 May 18
University Housing Closes (Fall: 6 p.m.; Spring: Noon) Dec. 9 May 19
Final Grades Due by 3 p.m Dec. 12 May 21
Class Night   May 25
Graduate Commencement (Master’s and Doctorate)   May 26
Baccalaureate Mass   May 26
Undergraduate Commencement (Bachelor’s and Associate)   May 27
Memorial Day   May 28
University Housing Closes at 10:00am   May 28

Important Note: In Fall semester 2017, final exams for Monday classes with a start time of 4:30 p.m. or later will be held on Friday, Dec. 8 in the evening time slot designated on the final exam schedule when issued.

   
     
Admissions Office (570) 941-7540    
Office of Financial Aid (570) 941-7701    
Office of the Registrar and Academic Services (570) 941-7720    
University Fax (570) 941-6369    

 

Intersession 2018

   
University Housing Opens at Noon January 2
Classes Begin January 3
Last Day to Add Courses January 4
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (Undergrad) January 4
Last Day 100% Tuition Refund January 5
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund January 6
Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade January 6
Martin Luther King Holiday, No Classes January 15
Last Day to Elect Audit Option (Undergrad) January 17
Last Day to Withdraw (“W” Grade) January 18
Final Exams January 25-26*
Session Ends January 26
Final Grades Due by Noon January 30

 *Final exam for MTWR classes is Thursday, Jan. 25. MTRF classes meet on Thursday, Jan 25 and have final exam on Friday, Jan. 26.
 

Summer Sessions 2018

 
  Session S1 Session S2 Session S3
Session Classes Begin May 30 July 9 June 4
Last Day to Add through Dean’s Office May 31 July 10 June 5
Last Day to Add/Drop through Web Registration May 31 July 10 June 5
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option  May 31 July 10 June 5
Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund June 1 July 11 June 6
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund June 4 July 12 June 7
Last Day to Drop/No Grade June 4 July 12 June 7
Last Day to Elect Audit Grade June 12 July 20 June 15
Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams     June 22
Holiday, No Class     July 4
Last Day to Withdraw /”W” Grade June 20 July 30 July 9
Graduate Comprehensive Exams   July 14 July 14
Final Exams, if any June 27-28 Aug. 6 July 16
Session Ends June 28 Aug. 6 July 16
Final Grades Due by Noon July 2 Aug. 10 July 20
       

Summer Sessions 2018

 
  Session S4 Session S5 Session SSP
Session Classes Begin June 4 May 30 May 21
Last Day to Add through Dean’s Office June 5 May 31 May 22
Last Day to Add/Drop through Web Registration June 5 May 31 May 22
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option  June 5 May 31 May 22
Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund June 6 June 1 May 23
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund June 7 June 4 May 24
Last Day to Drop/No Grade June 7 June 4 May 24
Last Day to Elect Audit Grade June 15 June 12 June 4
Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams June 22 June 22  
Holiday, No Class July 4 July 4  
Graduate Comprehensive Exams July 14 July 14  
Last Day to Withdraw /”W” Grade July 23 July 30 June 20
Final Exams, if any July 30 Aug 6 June 27-28
Session Ends July 30 Aug 6 June 28
Final Grades Due by Noon Aug. 10 Aug 10 July 2