Changes to the Academic Schedule Due to Hurricane Irma

Due to Hurricane Irma, several changes have been made to the Fall 2017 semester and Fall 2017-2018 mini-term. The fall semester has been extended by one week. The deadline for students to submit applications for graduation from September 15 to September 29. If you have any questions/concerns relating to the calendar, deadlines, classes, or disaster assistance, please contact 305.348.HELP or

EventApproved DateRevised Date
Classes StartMonday, August 21Monday, August 21
Last Day to Add/DropMonday, August 28Monday, August 28
Labor Day HolidayMonday, September 4Monday, September 4
Last Day to Drop with a DR GradeMonday, October 30Monday, November 6
Veterans' Day Observed (No Classes)Friday, November 10Friday, November 10
Thanksgiving HolidayThursday, November 23Thursday, November 23
Thanksgiving Break No Classes)Friday-Saturday, November 24-25Friday-Saturday, November 24-25
Last Regular Class DaySaturday, December 2Saturday, December 9
End of TermSaturday, December 9Thursday, December 14
Finals Week (Required Class Meetings)*Monday-Saturday, December 4-9Monday-Thursday, December 11-14
Online Class Requiring On-Campus Final Exam Saturday, December 16
CommencementTBAFriday-Sunday, December 15-17
Deadline for Faculty to Submit GradesWednesday, December 13Monday, December 18
Grades Available for StudentsThursday, December 14Tuesday, December 19
*If a final exam is not required, classes are expected to be held during finals week 
FALL 2017-2018 MINI-TERM  
EventApproved DateRevised Date
Classes StartMonday, December 11Friday, December 15
Last Day to Add/DropThursday, December 14Thursday, December 21
Winter Break 1 (No Classes)Friday, December 22Friday, December 22
Christmas Day (Observed)Monday, December 25Monday, December 25
Winter Break 2 (No Classes)Tuesday, December 26Tuesday, December 26
Last Day to Drop with a DR GradeThursday, December 21Thursday, December 28
New Year's Day (Observed)Monday, January 1Monday, January 1
End of Mini TermWednesday, January 3Wednesday, January 3
Deadline for Faculty to Submit GradesThursday, January 4Thursday, January 4
Grades Available for StudentsFriday, January 5Friday, January 5
*Spring 2018 classes begin Monday, January 8  


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