2018-19 Academic Calendar

Ghana Campus

Undergraduate

Graduate (MA/MBA)


UNDERGRADUATE
Summer 2018
May 25 African Union Day (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
June 4 Summer session begins
June 8 May term grades due from faculty
June 15 Eid-Ul-Fitr Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
June 17 Summer session Petition to Graduate due
July 2 Ghana Republic Day Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
July 13 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 27 Summer session ends

PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 17.


*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Fall 2018
Aug. 22 Eid-Ul-Adha Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
Aug. 27 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 27 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 7 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Sep. 21 Founder's Day Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
Oct. 3 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 5 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 19 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 22-26 Fall Break
Oct. 26^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 29 Fall 2 classes start
Nov. 7 Full Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes
Nov. 9 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 23 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Dec. 7 Farmer's Day Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
Dec. 7 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 17-21 Final Exam Period
Dec. 21 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 21 Fall Semester classes end

PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 7.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Spring 2019
Jan. 14 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 14 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 25 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 11 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 22 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
Feb. 26 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes
March 6 Independence Day (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
March 8 Spring 1 classes end
March 11-15 Spring Break
March 15^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 15 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 15 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 18 Spring 2 classes start
March 29 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 3 Full Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes
April 12 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 19-22 Easter Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
April 26 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 10 Spring Semester/Spring 2 classes end
May 11 Commencement Ceremony
May 17 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Feb. 11.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MBA)
Summer 2018
March 1 Registration begins for Summer 2018 classes**
May 25 African Union Day (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
May 25^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 25 First day to log into Summer online classes
May 28 Summer session begins
June 8 Summer session drop deadline
June 10 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
June 15 Eid-Ul-Fitr Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
July 2 Republic Day Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
July 6 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 27 Summer session ends
Aug. 3 Final grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MBA)
Fall 2018
April 9 Registration begins for Fall 2018 classes**
Aug. 12 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 17^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 17 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 20 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 22 Eid-Ul-Adha Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
Aug. 31 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 21 Founder's Day Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
Sept. 28 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 3 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 7 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 19 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 19^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 19 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 20 Fall 1 Graduation Date
Oct. 22 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 26 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 29 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes**
Nov. 2 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 30 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 7 Farmer's Day Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
Dec. 21 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 22 Fall 2 Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MBA)
Spring 2019
Oct. 29 Registration begins for Spring 2019 classes**
Jan. 4^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 4 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 7 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 7 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 18 Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 11 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in Ghana Commencement)
Feb. 15 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
Feb. 28 Registration begins for Summer 2019 classes**
March 4 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
Mar. 6 Independence Day Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
March 8 Spring 1 classes end
March 9 Spring 1 Graduation Date
March 11-15 Spring Break
March 15^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 15 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 15 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 18 Spring 2 classes start
March 29 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 8 Registration begins for Fall 2019 classes**
April 19-22 Easter Holiday (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
April 26 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 1 Labor Day (Ghana campus closed, no classes)
May 11 Commencement Ceremony
May 17 Spring 2 classes end
May 18 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 24 Spring 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.