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    Governors State University
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Governors State University Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


2017-2018 Academic Calendar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Semester 2017

8/28/2017 - 12/10/17

Intersession

12/11/2017 - 1/15/2018

Spring Semester 2018

1/16/2018 - 5/7/2018

Summer Session 2018

5/14/2018 - 8/5/2018

Registration

M 4/17/17 - T 09/05/17*

M 10/16/17 - M 12/11/17*

M 10/16/17 - M 1/22/18*

M 3/19/18 - M 5/21/18*

First Payment Due Date

Th 7/20/17

For registrations through 7/20/17

Th 12/07/17

For registrations through 12/07/17

Th 12/07/17

For registrations through 12/07/17

Th 4/12/18

For registrations through 4/12/18

Drop for Non-Payment Date

F 7/21/17

For payments due through 7/20/17

F 12/08/17

For payments due through 12/07/17

F 12/08/17

For payments due through 12/07/17

F 4/13/18

For payments due through 4/12/18

Faculty Contracts Begin/End

T 8/8/17

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F 6/8/18

Smart Start Move-In

Su 8/13/17

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Early Arrival/Break Housing

Su 8/13/17 - W 8/23/17

M 12/11/17 - Sa 1/13/18

M 12/11/17 - Sa 1/13/18

M 5/7/18 - Sa 5/12/18

Smart Start Classes Begin

M 8/14/17

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Residence Hall Move-In

Th 8/24/17

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Su 1/14/18

Su 5/13/18

Early Start Classes End

F 8/25/17

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GSU Closed - Martin Luther King Holiday

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M 1/15/18

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Term Begins

M 8/28/17

M 12/11/17

T 1/16/18

M 5/14/18

GSU Closed - Labor Day/Memorial Day

M 9/4/17

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M 5/28/18

Second Payment Due Date

M 8/28/17

For registrations 7/21/17 - 8/28/17

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T 1/16/18

For registrations 12/08/17 - 1/16/18

M 5/14/18

For registrations 4/13/18 - 5/14/18

Late Registration Due Date

Upon registration after 8/28/17

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Upon registration after 1/16/18

Upon registration after 5/14/18

Graduation Applications Due

F 9/15/17

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F 2/2/18 for both Spring and Summer term graduations*

Refund Deadline

Published on student class schedule in the portal for individual courses.

GSU Closed - Lincoln's Birthday Holiday

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M 2/12/18

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No classes - Spring Break (Su 3/11/18- Su 3/18/18)

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(Residence Halls Closed** (Su 3/11/18 - Su 3/18/18)

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GSU Closed - Independence Day Observance

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W 7/4/18

Last Day to Drop a Class

Published on student class schedule in the portal for individual courses.

Thanksgiving Break

GSU open but no classes:
W 11/22/17;

 

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GSU closed Th 11/23/17 -
Su 11/26/17

 

Faculty submit incomplete grades for prior term

M 11/27/2017

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M 4/23/18

M 7/23/18

Term Ends

Su 12/10/17

M 1/15/18

M 5/7/18

Su 8/5/18

Residence Hall Move-Out

M 12/11/17

 

T 5/08/18

M 8/6/18

Final Grades Deadline

Classes end in semester - seven days after section ends. Full-semester classes - 12/17/17

Seven days after section ends.   

Classes end in semester - seven days after section ends. Full-semester classes - 5/14/18

Classes end in semester - seven days after section ends. Full-semester classes - 8/12/18

GSU Closed

F 12/22/17 - M 1/1/18

 

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Commencement

TBA (for fall 2017 graduates, and spring and summer 2018 candidates for graduation)

* check online class schedule for registration and other deadline dates for late-start classes and other special offerings.

Note: Posting of grades in student myGSU portal accounts will be done each Monday for grades submitted by faculty during the prior week.

**During times noted GSU Closed - Prairie Place Residence will remain open for those students who have contracted to remain living on campus over the specific break/closure