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2018-2019 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018
Apr 1
Accepting Fall 2018 Application for Degree
Apr 2-20
Fall 2018 Advising and Registration for current students
Apr 9
Begin accepting Fall 2018 Collaborative Registration Requests
May 1
Begin sending Fall 2018 New Student Registration Packets to accepted students
Aug 1
Begin purchasing textbooks - check, cash or credit card
Aug 8
Begin accepting payment for all fall semester courses
Aug 15
Begin book charging against financial aid and third party, and for collaborative students
(with approval from home campus)
Aug 19
Residence hall move-in begins
Aug 20
Classes begin at 4:00 p.m. CT
Aug 20
Due Date for Fall term charges
(Tuition/fee charges are due the first day of course, all other charges are due at the time debt is incurred.)(Students with a completed financial aid file are responsible for charges not covered by accepted financial aid. Check CampusConnection for amount due.)
Aug 21
First full day of classes
Aug 24
Last day to cancel low enrollment courses
Aug 28
Last day for New, Returning & Transfer students to complete their admission file
(Must be completed as of 12 p.m. CT (Regular Session - 16 week)
(All other sessions students files must be completed 1 day prior to the last day to add at 12 p.m. CT)
Aug 28
Last day to charge books against excess financial aid or third party
Aug 28
Last day to declare collaborative status
Aug 30
Financial Aid awards based on enrollment status as of 11:59 p.m. CT
Aug 31
Last day to return books for a refund
Sep 3
Labor Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Sep 6
Begin applying financial aid to student accounts based on eligibility and completed file.
Sep 7
Graduation Deadline - Final Day to submit Fall 2018 Application for Degree
Sep 7
Excess student account balances (financial aid/over payments) disbursed to BSC Beyond Card
(Process runs Friday's, check your Student Account balance after 4:00 p.m. CT to see if a refund was processed)
Oct 8-12
Mid-Term Week
Oct 12
Deadline for students to submit coursework for an Incomplete placeholder received in Spring 2018 or Summer 2018 semester
Oct 14
1.75 % Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due
Oct 19
Deadline for faculty to submit final grade change form for an Incomplete placeholder granted to students in Spring 2018 or Summer 2018
Nov 12
Veterans Day Observed- No Classes - BSC Closed
Nov 14
1.75 % Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due
Nov 22-23
Thanksgiving Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Open Friday
Dec 10-14
Bookstore Book Buyback & Rental Returns
Dec 10-14
Final Exams
Dec 14
1.75 % Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due
Dec 15 - Jan 6
Winter Break
Dec 18
Fall grades are due by 12 p.m. CT
Jan 14
1.75 % Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due


Spring Semester 2019
Nov 1-16
Spring 2019 Advising and Registration for current students
Nov 1
Accepting Spring 2019 Application for Degree
Nov 5
Begin accepting Spring 2019 Collaborative Registration Requests
Dec 3
Begin sending Spring 2019 New Student Registration Packets to accepted students
Dec 3
Begin purchasing textbooks - check, cash or credit card
Dec 15 - Jan 6
Winter Break
Jan 2
Begin book charging starts against financial aid and third party, and for collaborative students
(with approval from home campus)
Jan 2
Begin accepting payment for all spring semester charges
Jan 6
Residence hall move in begins
Jan 7
Classes begin at 4:00 p.m. CT
Jan 7
Due Date for Spring term charges
Jan 8
First full day of classes
Jan 10
Last day for new, returning & transfer students to complete theiradmissions file.
Jan 11
Last day to cancel low enrollment classes
Jan 16
Last day to charge books against financial aid or third party
Jan 16
Last day to declare collaborative student status
Jan 17
Financial aid awards based on enrollment status as of 11:59 p.m. CT
Jan 18
Last day to return books for a refund
Jan 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Jan 24
Begin applying financial aid to student accounts based on eligibility and completed file.
Jan 25
Excess student account balances (financial aid/over payments) disbursed to BankMobile
Feb 8
Graduation Deadline - Final day to submit Spring 2019 Application for Degree
Feb 14
1.75 % late fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Feb 18
Presidents Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Feb 25 - Mar 1
Mid-Term Week
Mar 1
Accepting Summer 2019 Application for Degree
Mar 1
Deadline for students to submit coursework for an Incomplete placeholder received in Fall 2018
Mar 8
Deadline for faculty to submit final grade change for an Incomplete placeholder granted to students in Fall 2018
Mar 11-15
Spring Break - No Classes - BSC Open
Mar 14
1.75 % late fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Mar 15
Graduation Deadline - Final day to submit Summer 2019 Application for Degree for name in Commencement Program
Mar 18
Summer 2019 Advising and Registration begins
Mar 25
Begin accepting Summer 2019 Collaborative Registration Requests
Apr 1-19
Fall 2019 current student Advising and Registration begins
Apr 1
Accepting Fall 2019 Application for Degree
Apr 8
Begin accepting Fall 2019 Collaborative Registration Requests
Apr 14
1.75 % late fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Apr 17
Recognition Ceremony
Apr 19
Good Friday Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Apr 22
Easter Monday Observed - No Classes - BSC Open
May 6-10
Bookstore Book Buyback & Rental Returns
May 10
Commencement
May 14
1.75 % late fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
May 14
Spring grades are due by 12 p.m. CT


Summer Session 2019
Mar 1
Begin accepting Summer Application for Degree
Mar 18
Summer Advising and Registration Begins
Mar 25
Begin accepting Summer Collaborative Registration Requests
Apr 1
Begin accepting Fall Application for Degree
Apr 8
Begin accepting Fall Collaborative Registration Requests
May 1
Begin purchasing textbooks - check, cash or credit card
May 6
Begin accepting payment for all Summer courses
May 13
Due Date for Summer charges
May 13
Summer 2019 session begins*
May 27
Memorial Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
May 29
Begin charging books against financial aid, third party & collaborative students with approval from home campus
May 31
Last day for new, returning and transfer students to complete their admissions file
Jun 3
Last day to declare Collaborative Status for Summer
Jun 3
Deadline for faculty to submit course cancellations due to low enrollment
Jun 5
Last day to charge books against financial aid or third party
Jun 6
Financial aid awards based on enrollment status as of 11:59 pm CT
Jun 7
Last day to return books for a refund
Jun 13
Financial Aid begins applying aid to student accounts based on eligiblity and completed files
Jun 14
Excess student account balances (financial aid/over payments) disbursed to BankMobile
Jun 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Jul 4
Independence Day Observed - No Classes - BSC Closed
Jul 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Aug 14
1.75% Late Fees calculated on all balances 30 days past due date
Aug 16
Fall Final Grades, Course Repeats, President's Honor Roll and Academic Standing are posted to students official transcript