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Academic Calendar

pointer to information on this page  Fall 1997 
  Winter Session 1998 
  Spring 1998 
  Summer 1998 
  Notes 
 
Fall 1997*
August 18- 
September 9
Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising
September 1 Labor Day Holiday (Monday) 
September 3 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Wednesday)
September 9 Last Day for New Registrations
September 16 Final Drop/Add Changes & New Registrations (Special Permission)
November 4 Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes
November 17-25, December 1-3 Priority Registration for Spring Semester 1998
November 25 Thanksgiving Recess, Begins 11:00 p.m. (Tuesday)
December 1 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m. (Monday)
December 13 Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester (Saturday) 
December 15-20 Final Examinations (Monday-Saturday) 
(Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered.) 
December 20 Semester Ends, 11:00 p.m. (Saturday)
 
Winter Session 1998* 
January 5 Classes begin (Monday) 
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Holiday (Monday)
January 23 Last Day of Classes (Friday)
Spring 1998* 
January 5-23 Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising 
January 26  Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday)
January 30  Last Day for New Registrations 
February 6  Final Drop/Add Changes & New Registrations (Special Permission)
March 16-22  Spring Recess 
March 23  Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m. (Monday)
April 3  Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes 
April 6-17  Priority Registration for Fall Semester 1998 
May 9  Last Day of Classes (Saturday) 
May 11-16 Final Exams (Monday-Saturday) 
(Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered.)
May 21 Teaneck-Hackensack Campus Commencement (Thursday) 
(Changed from May 24 as previously announced)
May 22 Florham-Madison Campus Commencement (Friday) 
(Changed from May 23 as previously announced)
Summer 1998*
First Summer Session
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (Monday)
May 26  Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Tuesday) 
May 29  Memorial Day Holiday/Makeup Day (Friday) 
July 2  Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday)
Second Summer Session
June 8  Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday)
July 16  Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday)
Third Summer Session
July 6  Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday)
August 13  Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday)
*Saturday College and Weekend College may follow a different schedule.  

The academic calendar is subject to change with appropriate notice. 

Major Religious Holy Days 
The University respects the observance of major religious holy days by members of the campus community. Officers of administration and of instruction responsible for scheduling required academic activities or essential services are expected to avoid conflict with such holy days as much as possible. 

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