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2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

* updated 6/08/18

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FALL SEMESTER 2018

Faculty Seminars – Week of August 13 – 17
First-Year Students Arrive – St – August 18
Opening Convocation – Sn – August 19
Upperclassmen Arrive – Sn – August 19
Academic Orientation/Common Experience Activity – M – August 20
Drop/Add/Late Registration – M – August 20
Classes Begin (Day) – Tu – August 21
Last day to add courses or change from grade to audit – M – August 27
Last day to drop without record – M – August 27
Admissions Fall Open House – St – September 15
Family Weekend – F-Sn – September 21-23
Homecoming – F-Sn – October 5– 7
Admissions Fall Open House – M – October 8
Mid-Term – W – October 10
Fall Break Begins (end of classes) – F – October 12
Fall Break Ends (7:00a.m.) – M – October 22
Last day to drop with a W grade – F – October 26
Admissions Fall Open House – St – October 27
Registration Begins – Tu – November 6
Admissions Fall Open House – St – November 17
Thanksgiving Holiday Begins (after classes) – T – November 20
Thanksgiving Holiday Ends (7:00 a.m.) – M – November 26
Last Class Day of Semester – T – December 4
Reading Day – W – December 5
Exams Begin – Th – December 6
Exams End – W – December 12
Fall Graduation – F – December 14

SPRING SEMESTER 2019

Orientation for New Students (Day) – Sn – January 13
Late Registration (Day) – M – January 14
Classes Begin (Day) – T – January 15
Martin Luther King Day (no classes) – M – January 21
Last day to add a course or change from grade to audit – T – January 22
Last day to drop without record – T – January 22
Family Weekend – F-Sn – February 1-3
Presidential Scholars Weekend – F-St – February 8-9
Summit – Sn-M – February 17-18
Presidential Scholars Weekend – F-St – February 22-23
Summit – St – March 2
Mid-Term – W – March 6
Mid-Semester Break Begins (end of classes) – F – March 8
Mid-Semester Break Ends (7:00 a.m.) – M – March 18
Last day to drop with a W grade – F – March 22
Freshman Orientation (two day event) – F – March 22
Freshman Orientation – St – March 23
Admitted Student Day – St – March 30
Freshman Orientation (two day event) – F – April 12
Freshman Orientation – St – April 13
Admissions Spring Open House – Th – April 18
Good Friday (No Classes) – F – April 19
Easter Monday (No Classes) – M – April 22
Last Class Day of Semester – T – April 30
Reading Day – W – May 1
Exams Begin – Th – May 2
Exams End – W – May 8
Baccalaureate – F – May 10
Commencement – St – May 11

May Term 2019: May 13 – June 7
Summer Session I: June 3 –   June 28
Freshman Orientation (two day event): June 21 and 22
Summer Session II: July 1 – July 26 (Session II will INCLUDE Saturday, July 13)
Open House: July 8
Freshman Orientation (two day event): July 19 and 20
Transfer Orientation: July 26

HIGH POINT FURNITURE MARKET: October 13-17, 2018; April 6-10, 2019

Rosh Hashanah: September 10-11, 2018
Yom Kippur: September 19, 2018
Hanukkah: December 3-10, 2018
Passover: April 19-27, 2019
Ramadan: May 6, 2019

High Point University reserves the right to change this calendar without notice or obligation.

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