Campus in the fall with multicolored leaves and landscaping by Kasser Theater.

Important Dates

This web page includes important upcoming deadlines and dates for our students. Please review this information. Any additions will be announced via Red Hawk News sent to your University email account.

Date Event or Deadline
April 16 Bills/Statements for Summer Session 2018 available on TouchNet via NEST.
April 16 Registration for fall 2018 begins. Registration times are based upon credits earned as of January 31, 2018. Your registration class level does NOT include currently enrolled credits. More Information about Registration Times.
May 1 Last day of classes. Tuesday designated as a Friday (for Friday day classes only; Tuesday day and evening classes do not meet.)
May 2 Reading Day. (No classes)
May 3 Final grading opens in NEST for faculty for spring semester classes.
May 3 – May 9 Deadline for all New Incoming Freshmen and Transfers to pay their housing application fee.
May 3 – May 11 Spring 2018 grades recorded on Self-Service Banner through NEST (all grades must be recorded by 9 a.m. on May 14, 2018.)
May 9 End of the spring 2018 semester.
May 10 All Residence Halls close for the semester.
May 15 Application for Graduation-Final Audit for January 2019 graduation opens in NEST.
May 16 Grades for spring 2018 will be available in NEST.
May 16 Transfer Student Orientation
May 18 Convocation: School of Nursing (7 p.m., Chapin Hall, Leshowitz Recital Hall.)*
May 19 Convocation: College of Science and Mathematics (10 a.m., Sprague Field.)*
May 19 Convocation: College of Humanities and Social Sciences (3 p.m., Sprague Field.)*
May 20 Convocation: College of Education and Human Services (10 a.m., Sprague Field)*
May 20 Convocation: School of Business (3 p.m., Sprague Field.)*
May 21 Convocation: College of the Arts (7 p.m., Sprague Field.)*
May 21 – June 7 3 Week Summer Session.
May 21 – June 14 4 Week Summer Session.
May 21 – August 9 12 Week Summer Session.
May 22 Commencement – Graduate School (7 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ.)
May 25 Commencement – Undergraduate (11 a.m., Prudential Center, Newark, NJ.)
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday (No classes.)
May 29 – July 3 6 Week Summer Session
June 14 Transfer Student Orientation
June 15 Estimated Bill available on TouchNet via NEST for fall 2018. (Tentative Date)
June 18 – July 12 4 Week Summer Session.
June 18 – August 9 8 Week Summer Session.
June 20-21 Orientation (Undergraduate) – Presidential Scholars and Honors Program (Overnight)
June 25 Orientation (Undergraduate) – Red Hawk Advantage
June 26 Orientation (Undergraduate) – College of the Arts (Department of Art and Design, School of Music.)
June 27 Orientation (Undergraduate) – College of the Arts (School of Communication and Media, Department of Theatre and Dance.)
June 27 Orientation (Undergraduate) – School of Nursing
June 28 Transfer Student Orientation
July 2 Final date for removal of Incomplete grades from spring 2018.
July 4-5 Independence Day Holiday. (No classes)
July 6 Orientation (Undergraduate) – University College
July 9 – August 9 5 Week Summer Session.
July 9 Transfer Student Orientation
July 10 Orientation (Undergraduate) – University College
July 11 Orientation (Undergraduate) – School of Business.
July 12 Orientation (Undergraduate) – University College
July 15 Insurance Waiver Site opens. All full-time students must have either their own or the University’s health insurance. More Information.
July 16 – August 9 4 Week Summer Session
July 17 Orientation (Undergraduate) – College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
July 18 Orientation (Undergraduate) – College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
July 19 Orientation (Undergraduate) – College of Education and Human Services.
July 24 Orientation (Undergraduate) – College of Science and Mathematics (Biology, Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences.)
July 25 Orientation (Undergraduate) – College of Sciences and Mathematics (Computer Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth and Environmental Studies, Mathematical Sciences, Science Informatics.)
July 26 Board of Trustees meeting on FY 2019 tuition rates.
July 26 Orientation (Undergraduate) – University College
July 30 Transfer Student Orientation
July 30 Adjusted Bills/Statements for fall 2018 available via NEST. (Tentative Date)
August 1 Parking permits available online for fall 2018.
August 1 Deadline for filing an Application for Graduation-Final Audit for August degrees and/or certificates. (Extended from July 15, 2018)
August 13 Payment for fall 2018 due in the Office of Student Accounts in Red Hawk Central or online via NEST.
August 13 – August 30 3 Week Summer Session.
August 20 Late fee for Summer Session 2018 bill applied.
August 22 Golden Ticket emailed to residential students. (Tentative Date)
August 22 Transfer Student Orientation
August 23 Orientation (Undergraduate) – Make Up Orientation
August 29 Transfer Student Orientation
August 30 Orientation (Undergraduate) – Make Up Orientation
August 31 – September 2 Move-In Weekend for residential students.
September 3 Labor Day Holiday. (No classes)
September 4 Red Hawk Day. (No classes)
September 5 First day of classes for the fall 2018 semester.
September 12 Drop deadline for 100% refund/adjustment. Final day for students to drop a full term fall 2018 semester course(s) resulting in 100% refund/adjustment of tuition. Courses dropped at 100% may be processed either through NEST or by submitting written notice to the Office of the Registrar. (See: Withdrawal Procedures, Deadlines & Refund Policy.)
September 27 Pass/Fail and Audit Application deadline (to audit courses) for full term fall 2018 semester courses.
September 28 Health Insurance Waiver submission deadline.
October 1 Deadline for filing an Application for Graduation-Final Audit for January 2019 degrees and/or certificates.
October 8 Late fee for fall 2018 bill applied. (Tentative Date)
October 29 Spring 2019 schedule of classes available in NEST.
November 7 Withdrawal deadline no refund/adjustment. Final day for students to withdraw from a full term fall 2018 semester course(s) resulting in a grade of WD and no refund/adjustment of tuition. No course withdrawal permitted after this date.
November 12 Spring 2019 registration begins in NEST.
November 20 Bills/Statements for spring 2019 available on TouchNet via NEST.
November 22-25 Thanksgiving Holiday. (No classes)
December 12 Wednesday designated as a Friday (for Friday day classes only; Wednesday day and evening classes do not meet.)
December 13 Classes end for the fall 2018 semester.
December 14-20 Fall 2018 final examination period.
December 20 End of the fall 2018 semester.
December 21 Residence Halls close for the semester at 11 a.m.

* Rain Dates: May 21, 1 p.m.; May 23 & 24, 10 a.m., 2:30 & 7 p.m.

[Last update: June 19, 2018]