Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

2018 Fall Semester

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

Important Dates - Fall Semester 2018

 

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

February 26, 2018 Schedule of Classes available on the web
Enrollment Appointments posted to MyBGSU
March 26 – April 5, 2018 Continuing student enrollment for Fall 2018 classes
April 6 – September 2, 2018 Open enrollment for Fall 2018 classes
August 27, 2018 Fall Fifteen Week Classes Begin.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 2, 2018 Last day to add classes without college permission
September 3, 2018 Late registration fee in effect. 80% refund of fees for dropped classes. LABOR DAY - NO CLASSES
September 7, 2018 Last day to apply for December graduation, undergraduate
September 9, 2018 Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
September 10, 2018 60% refund of fees for dropped classes.
Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on Transcript
September 17, 2018 40% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 24, 2018 0% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 24, 2018 Last day to apply for December graduation, graduates
November 12, 2018 Veterans’ Day ObservedNo Classes
November 16, 2018 Last day to drop and change grading option, undergraduates with college permission; graduates with coordinator and college approval
November 21 - 23, 2018 Thanksgiving BreakNo Classes
December 7, 2018 Last day of classes
December 10-14, 2018 Final Exam Week
December 14, 2018 Commencement, graduates; undergraduates (tentatively Colleges of Business, Health & Human Services, Musical Arts, and Technology) and Firelands.
December 15, 2018 Commencement, undergraduates (tentatively Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education and Human Development)

 

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

August 27, 2018 First Seven Week Session Begins.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
August 29, 2018 Last day to add classes without college permission
August 30, 2018 80% refund of fees for dropped classes.
August 31, 2018 Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
September 1, 2018 Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on transcript
September 2, 2018 60% refund of fees for dropped classes.
September 3, 2018 Labor Day - No Classes
September 5, 2018 40% refund of fees for dropped classes
September 8, 2018 0% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 3, 2018 Last 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, 2018 Second Seven Week Session Begins.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 17, 2018 Last day to add classes without college permission
October 18, 2018 80% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 19, 2018 Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
October 20, 2018 Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on transcript
October 21, 2018 60% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 24, 2018 40% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 27, 2018 0% refund of fees for dropped classes
November 12, 2018 Veterans' Day Observed - No Classes
November 21-23, 2018 Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
November 28, 2018 Last 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, 2018 Second Seven Week DIST/ECAM Session Begins.
100% refund of fees for dropped classes
October 24, 2018 Last day to add classes without college permission
October 25, 2018 80% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 26, 2018 Last day to drop or change grading option without college permission
October 27, 2018 Students dropping a class on or after this date receive a withdrawal (W) grade on transcript
October 28, 2018 60% refund of fees for dropped classes.
October 31, 2018 40% refund of fees for dropped classes
November 3, 2018 0% refund of fees for dropped classes
November 28, 2018 Last day to drop and change grading option, undergraduates with college permission; graduates with coordinator and college approval

Last Updated: 9/5/18