Academic Calendar

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

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

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 above date. 

Sept. 6 - Census Day

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

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

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 above date. 

Jan. 30 - Census Date

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

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 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 the December 12 will not be processed until December 18.

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.