2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018
Final validation for all Fairmont students (mandatory) Mon. Aug. 13
Admission testing deadline (all campuses) Thurs. Aug. 16
PC Virtual new student orientation Fri. Aug. 17
All campuses - admission testing deadline Thurs. Aug. 18
New faculty orientation Mon. Aug. 20
Staff/Faculty orientation
Tues. Aug. 21
Faculty orientation and meetings
Wed. Aug. 22
New resident students move-in and validation (mandatory) Fri. Aug. 24
New freshman welcome/orientation - Aberdeen (mandatory) Sat.-Sun. Aug. 25-26
Returning resident students move-in Fri.-Mon. Aug. 24-27
Returning Aberdeen students validation (mandatory) Mon. Aug. 27
Classes begin
Tues. Aug. 28
Labor Day (no classes)
Mon. Sep. 3
Last day to add a class by 5:00 p.m.
Tues. Sep. 4
Last day to drop a class by 5:00 p.m.
Tues. Sep. 11
Native American Day (no classes/offices closed)
Mon. Oct. 8
Fall Break (no classes) Tues. Oct. 9
Midterm grades due by 12:00 p.m.
Fri. Oct. 19
Spring registration opens - Seniors and PC Virtual Thurs. Oct. 4
Spring registration opens - Juniors
Mon. Oct. 15
Spring registration opens - Sophomores
Mon. Oct. 22
Spring registration opens - Freshmen
Mon. Oct. 29
Last day to withdraw Thurs. Nov. 1 
Deadline to apply for May and August graduation Fri. Nov. 9
Thanksgiving vacation (no classes beginning at 12:00 p.m. Wed. Nov. 21 
Thanksgiving holiday (offices closed) Thurs.-Fri. Nov. 22-23
Classes resume
Mon. Nov. 26
December graduates ETS Proficiency Profile completion deadline
Fri. Dec. 7
Last day of classes Mon. Dec. 10
Finals test week (REQUIRED) Tues.-Fri. Dec. 11-14
Final grades due by 12:00 p.m. Mon. Dec. 17
 
Spring Semester 2019
Admission testing deadline (all campuses) Fri. Dec. 28
Final validation for all Fairmont students (mandatory) Thurs. Jan. 3
Final validation for Aberdeen and PC Virtual students (mandatory)
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mon. Jan. 7
New student orientation - Aberdeen and PC Virtual (mandatory)
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mon. Jan. 7
Classes begin (starting at 1:00 p.m.) Mon. Jan. 7
Last day to add a class by 5:00 p.m.  Fri. Jan. 11 
Last day to drop a class by 5:00 p.m.  Fri. Jan. 18 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/offices closed) Mon. Jan. 21
Summer/Fall registration opens - Seniors and PC Virtual Mon. Feb. 11 
President's Day (no classes)  Mon. Feb. 18 
Summer/Fall registration opens - Juniors Tues. Feb. 19 
Summer/Fall registration opens - Sophomores Mon. Feb. 25 
Midterm grades due by 12:00 p.m.
Fri. Mar. 1
Spring Break
Mon.-Fri. Mar. 4-8
Summer/Fall registration opens - Freshmen Mon. Mar. 11 
Deadline to apply for December graduation
Fri. Mar. 22
Last day to withdraw Mon. Mar. 18
Assessment Day Thurs. Mar. 28
Easter vacation Thurs.-Mon. Apr. 18-22
Easter holiday (offices closed) Fri. Apr. 19 
Classes resume Tues. Apr. 23
Last day of classes Fri. Apr. 26
Finals test week (REQUIRED) Mon.-Thurs. Apr. 29-May 2
Commencement practice Fri. May 3
Pinning/Recognition ceremonies Fri. May 3
Commencement Sat. May 4
Final grades due by 12:00 p.m. Mon. May 6
 
Summer Semester 2019
Summer session 1 May 13-Aug. 16 
Summer session 2  May 13-June 21 
Summer session 3  July 1-Aug. 9