Fall 2017 - Summer 2018

FALL 2017

August 2, Wednesday
  • Deans to submit recommendations for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Graduate Dean and the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
 
  • Curriculum changes approved in the Spring are effective Fall 2017; update individual web pages
   
August 4,  Friday
  • Housing assignments will be emailed on or before this date
   
August 17-18, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Alpine, TX
   
August 24, Thursday
  • Athletic Move-In day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. by team
   
August 25, Friday
  • Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
 
  • Last day for regular or online registration
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students; 4 p.m. on the Fountain Mall
 
  • Residence Halls: Move-In day, 10 a.m-4 p.m. by Housing Assignment
   
August 26, Saturday
  • Residence Halls:  Move-In day
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
August 27, Sunday
  • New Student Convocation
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
 
  • Residence Halls: Move-In day
   
August 28, Monday
  • Newcomers Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.
 
  • First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
 
  • College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
 
  • Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.,  Marshall Auditorium
 
  • Late registration and schedule changes begin
 
  • Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Fall Housing Assignment
   
August 29, Tuesday
  • Last day for students to register in Education block courses
   
August 30, Wednesday
  • Provost contacts Faculty Affairs Council Chair about the number of promotions available
   
August 31, Thursday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   

September 4, Monday

  • Labor Day holiday, no classes
   
September 5, Tuesday
  • Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
 
  • Curriculum Change Request form- Faculty member to Department Chair
 
  • Research Enhancement funds made available to researchers
   
September 13, Wednesday
  • Twelfth class day, 16 week term
 
  • Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
   
September 18, Monday
  • Curriculum Change Request form- Department Chair to Dean
 
  • Spring and Mid-Winter 2017 schedules due to Deans
   
September 22, Friday
  • Last day to apply for May graduation without a late fee
 
  • Last day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
   
September 25, Monday
  • Deadline for applying to student teach during the Spring Semester 2018
 
  • Curriculum Change Request form - Dean to Curriculum Council Chair
   
September 27, Wednesday 
  • University as a Community Meal of the Mall (Lawrence Sullivan Ross's Bithday)
   
September 29, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
   
October 1-31
  • Curriculum Change Request form- Curriculum Council Review
   
October 4, Wednesday
  • Spring & Mid-Winter schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
October 13, Friday
  • Tenure and promotion review:  Vitae and dossier to Department Chair.  Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee.
   
October 20, Friday
  • Final exams, 1st 8 week term
   
October 23, Monday
  • Final grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
 
  • Mid-term, 16 week term
 
  • Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
   
October 26, Thursday
  • Last day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
   
October 30, Monday
  • Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
November 6, Monday
  • Call for Research Enhancement and Faculty Development Proposals
   
November 10, Friday
  • Tenure and promotion review:  Forward applications for promotion from the chairperson to the Dean
 
  • Summer class schedules due to the Dean
   
November 13, Monday
  • Curriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council Report to Faculty Assembly
 
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, November 13
   
November 16-17, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at TBA
   
November 17, Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with a grade of 'W'.  Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
 
  • Curriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council approved documents to the Provost
   
November 20, Monday
  • Academic Evaluation:  Completion of the Student Appraisal of the Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2017 (to be completed 11/20-12/08)
   
November 22-24, Wednesday - Friday
  • Thanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 21)
   
November 27, Monday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
   
December 2017
  • Curriculum Change Request form - Provost to the President
   
December 1, Friday
  • Summer class schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost of Academic Affairs
 
  • Dean/Director to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to Graduate Dean and Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
December 6, Wednesday       
  • Last class day before finals, 16 week term
 
  • Second year non-tenured faculty to be notified if appointment will expire by end of current year
   
December 7, Thursday 
  • Dead Day, 16 week term
   
December 8, 11-13, Friday, Monday-Wednesday
  • Final Examinations, end of term, 16 week term
   
December 13, Wednesday
  • Final Examinations, end of term, 2nd 8 week term
   
December 14, Thursday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
 
  • Tenure and promotion review:  Application, dossier and recommendations from the Dean to the College Review Committee
   
December 15, Friday
  • Fall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m. 
 
  • Residence Halls: Close at noon for all non-graduates or extended residents
   
December 16, Saturday
  • Residence Halls: Close at noon for everyone; except Director Approvals
   
December 18, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   

SPRING 2018

January 1
  • Residence Halls: Mid-Winter Move-In
   
January 2-12
  • Mid-Winter Semester
   
January 12, Friday
  • Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
 
  • Last day for regular registration
 
  • Residence Halls: New Resident Move-In, 10 a.m-4 p.m.
 
  • Last day for students to register in Education block courses
   
January 13 - 14, Saturday & Sunday
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
 
  • Residence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
   
January 15, Monday
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
 
  • Residence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
   
January 16, Tuesday
  • First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
 
  • College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
 
  • Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.
 
  • Late registration and schedule changes begin
 
  • Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Spring Housing Assignment
   
January 19, Friday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   
January 23, Tuesday
  • Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
January 26, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
 
  • Academic Evaluation:  Annual Report of Teaching/Job Performance, Scholarly/Artistic Activities; Form FE-3 submitted to Chairs
   
January 29, Monday
  •  Fall class schedules due to Deans
   
January 31, Wednesday
  • Twelfth class day,16 week term
 
  • Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
   
February 2018
  • Curriculum Changes - President to TSUS Board of Regents meeting
   
February 9, Friday
  • Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 submitted to the Deans
 
  • Deadline for applying to student teach during the Fall Semester, 2018
 
  • Tenure/Promotion applications from Dean and from College Review Committee to Faculty Affairs Council
 
  •  Fall class schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
February 15-16, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at location TBA
   
February 16, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
   
March 2018
  • Curriculum Changes:  Approved Changes to THECB; Records and Registration implements changes into Banner; Changes effective Fall 2018; Individual web pages updated
   
March 2, Friday
  • Deadline for receiving Research Enhancement proposals for 2018-2019 RE Grants 
   
March 6, Tuesday
  • Mid Semester, 16 week term
   
March 9, Friday
  • Tenure/Promotion applications from Faculty Affairs Council to Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
 
  • Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; submitted to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
 
  • Final exams, 1st 8 week term
   
March 12-16, Monday - Friday
  • Spring Break.  No Classes.  Energy Conservation days March 14-15; holiday March 16
   
March 19, Monday
  • Final grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
 
  • Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
   
March 23, Friday
  • Tenure/Promotion applications from the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs to the President (Board recommendations to the Board of Regents at the May meeting)
   
March 26, Monday
  • University as a Community Meal on the Mall
 
  • Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
March 29, Thursday
  • Research Council recommendations for funding to be made to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
March 30, Friday
  • Good Friday holiday; 1 Energy Conservation day
   
April 2, Monday
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, April 2 by 4 p.m.
   
April 6, Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
   
April 9, Monday
  • Academic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring (to be completed 4/09-4/23)
   
April 20, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
   
April 25, Wednesday
  • Announce Research Enhancement grants awarded for September
   
April 27, Friday
  • Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
   
April 30, Monday
  • Honors Convocation, Marshall Auditorium 7:30pm
   
May 2, Wednesday
  • Last class day before finals, 16 week term
   
May 3, Thursday 
  • Dead Day, 16 week term
   
May 4, Friday
  • Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
   
May 4, 7-9, Friday, Monday - Wednesday
  • Final Examinations - end of term, 16 week term
   
May 9, Wednesday
  • Final Examinations - end of term, 2nd 8 week term
   
May 10, Thursday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
May 11, Friday
  • Spring Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m. 
 
  • Residence Halls: Close at noon for non-graduates or extended residents
   
May 12, Saturday
  • Residence Halls:  Close at noon for everyone except director approvals
   
May 14, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
May 24-25, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University Board of Regents meeting at location TBA
   

SUMMER I 2018

May 29, Tuesday
  • Summer I students check in to residential halls
 
  • Last day to register without a late fee
   
May 30, Wednesday
  • First day of classes
 
  • Late registration begins
 
  • Schedule changes begin
   
June 1, Friday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes begin
   
June 4, Monday
  • Fourth class day
 
  • Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
   
June 6, Wednesday
  • Shortened Format classes begin
   
June 15, Friday
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by June 15 at 4 p.m.
   
June 20, Wednesday
  • Mid-term
   
June 21, Thursday
  • Last day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
   
July 4, Wednesday
  • Fourth of July holiday
   
July 5, Thursday
  • Final Examinations, end of term
   
July 6, Friday
  • Summer I students check out of residential halls, by noon
 
  • Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
   

SUMMER II 2018

July 9, Monday
  • Summer II students check in to residental halls
 
  • Last day to register without a late fee
   
July 10, Tuesday
  • First day of classes
 
  • Late registration begins
 
  • Schedule changes begin
   
July 11, Wednesday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   
July 13, Friday
  • Fourth class day
 
  • Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
   
July 24, Tuesday
  • Mid-term
   
July 27, Friday
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by July 27 by 4 p.m.
   
August 2, Thursday
  • Last day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
   
August 16-17, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at location TBA
   
August 16, Thursday
  • Final Examinations, end of term
   
August 17, Friday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
 
  • Summer II students check out of residential halls, by noon
   
August 20, Monday
  • Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
August 18-24th
  • Residential halls closed.  Only students who are pre-approved with an academic group (rodeo, volleyball, football, pack leaders and resident advisors)