Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

2018 Fall Semester

August 27 - December 14, 2018Fall Semester
August 27 - October 12, 2018First Seven Week Session
September 3, 2018 (Monday)Labor Day, No Classes
October 15 - December 7, 2018Second Seven Week Session
October 22 - December 7, 2018Second Seven Week Distance/eCampus Session
November 12, 2018 (Monday)Veterans' Day Observed, No Classes
November 21 - 23, 2018Thanksgiving Break
December 7, 2018 (Friday)
Last Day of Classes
December 10-14, 2018Exam Week
December 14 - 15, 2018Commencement

Important Dates - Fall Semester 2018

 

Fifteen Week Session (August 27 - December 14, 2018)

February 26, 2018Schedule of Classes available on the web
Enrollment Appointments posted to MyBGSU
March 26 – April 5, 2018Continuing student enrollment for Fall 2018 classes
April 6 – September 2, 2018Open enrollment for Fall 2018 classes
August 27, 2018Fall Fifteen Week Classes Begin.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 2, 2018Last day to add classes without college permission
September 3, 2018Late registration fee in effect. 80% refund of fees for dropped classes. LABOR DAY - NO CLASSES
September 7, 2018Last day to apply for December graduation, undergraduate
September 9, 2018Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
September 10, 201860% refund of fees for dropped classes.
Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on Transcript
September 17, 201840% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 24, 20180% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 24, 2018Last day to apply for December graduation, graduates
November 12, 2018Veterans’ Day ObservedNo Classes
November 16, 2018Last day to drop and change grading option, undergraduates with college permission; graduates with coordinator and college approval
November 21 - 23, 2017Thanksgiving BreakNo Classes
December 7, 2018Last day of classes
December 10-14, 2018Final Exam Week
December 14, 2018Commencement, graduates; undergraduates (tentatively Colleges of Business, Health & Human Services, Musical Arts, and Technology) and Firelands.
December 15, 2018Commencement, undergraduates (tentatively Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education and Human Development)

 

First Seven Week Session (August 27 - October 12, 2018)

August 27, 2018First Seven Week Session Begins.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
August 29, 2018Last day to add classes without college permission
August 30, 201880% refund of fees for dropped classes.
August 31, 2018Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
September 1, 2018Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on transcript
September 2, 201860% refund of fees for dropped classes.
September 2, 2018Labor Dady - No Classes
September 5, 201840% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 8, 20180% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 3, 2018Last day to drop and change grading option, undergraduates with college permission; graduates with coordinator and college approval

 

Second Seven Week Session (October 15 - December 7, 2018)

October 15, 2018Second Seven Week Session Begins.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 17, 2018Last day to add classes without college permission
October 18, 201880% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 19, 2018Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
October 20, 2018Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on transcript
October 21, 201860% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 24, 201840% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 27, 20180% refund of fees for dropped classes
November 12, 2018Veterans' Day Observed - No Classes
November 21-23, 2018Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
November 28, 2018Last day to drop and change grading option, undergraduates with college permission; graduates with coordinator and college approval

 

Second Seven Week Distance/eCampus Session (October 22 - December 7, 2018)

October 22, 2018Second Seven Week DIST/ECAM Session Begins.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 24, 2018Last day to add classes without college permission
October 25, 201880% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 26, 2018Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
October 27, 2018Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on transcript
October 28, 201860% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 31, 201840% refund of fees for dropped classes
November 3, 20180% refund of fees for dropped classes
November 28, 2018Last day to drop and change grading option, undergraduates with college permission; graduates with coordinator and college approval

 

 

 

Last Updated: 2/20/18