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2018-2019 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FIRST SEMESTER

August 20 1st Semester Tuition Due

August 28 & 29 New Student Orientation

August 30 Classes Begin

August 30 Final day for a full tuition refund

September 3 MSP Closed: Labor Day

September 12 Final day for a partial tuition refund

November 20 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

November 21-23 MSP Closed: Thanksgiving Recess

December 3 2nd Semester Tuition Due

December 10 Classes End

SECOND SEMESTER

January 7 Classes Begin

January 7 Final day for a full tuition refund      

January 21 MSP Closed: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 22 Final day for a partial tuition refund

March 19 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

March  22 3rd Semester Tuition Due

April 5 Classes End

April 5 All work due from previous semester incompletes

April 8 – 12 Semester Recess

THIRD SEMESTER

April 15 Classes Begin

April 15 Final day for a full tuition refund

April 29 Final day for a partial tuition refund

May 27 MSP Closed: Memorial Day                                  

July 1 Final day to withdraw with grades of “W”*

July 19 Classes End

July 19 All work due from previous semester incompletes

July 25 Graduation Ceremony 

*Courses that are 10 weeks in length may have an earlier withdrawal date. Please refer to the course syllabus for withdrawal dates specific for those courses.

Please Note: MSP operates on a semester credit hour model. The standard semester length is 14 weeks; when there are less than 14 weeks, the length of course meeting time is adjusted to meet the semester credit hour standards of 15 hours of instruction per credit hour awarded. This calendar is subject to change.

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