Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

This calendar includes only benchmark dates for the specified term. Additional items will be included when the calendar is fully activated one year in advance of the affected academic year.

August 6–10, Mon.–Fri.Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 6, MondayFall semester opens
August 7, TuesdayState of the Campus Address
August 13, MondayConvocation Day
August 14, TuesdayClasses begin, 8:00 a.m.
August 20, MondayLast day to change course(s) or course section(s) without special permission
August 27, MondayCensus reporting
September 3, MondayLabor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
October 5, FridayFounders Day
October 5, FridayInstruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.
October 10, WednesdayClasses resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.
November 20, TuesdayInstruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 p.m.
November 26, MondayClasses resume, 8:00 a.m.
November 28, WednesdayLast day of classes
November 29, ThursdayReading Day
Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, Fri. & Sat.; Dec. 3–6, Mon.–Thurs.Final examinations
December 7, FridayDecember Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
Approved by the Faculty Senate May 4, 2016. Approved by the Chancellor May 13, 2016. Amended September 8, 2016.