May 23, 2018  
2018-2019 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Vincennes University Catalog

Academic Calendars



Fall Semester 2018

First day of Faculty Contracts Monday, August 13
New Faculty/Professional Staff Meeting Monday, Tuesday, August 13, 14
Opening University Meeting Wednesday, August 15
START VU, Late Registration Thursday, August 16
New Student Orientation begins Friday, August 17
Classes begin Monday, August 20
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, August 20-24
Labor Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, September 3
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, September 21
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, October 8-12
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday, Tuesday, October 15, 16
Classes resume Wednesday, October 17
Begin Advising and Registration for Spring Monday, October 22
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, October 26
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, October 26
START VU, New Student Registration Saturday, November 10
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, November 16
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance
Tuesday, November 20
Thanksgiving Break (No classes) Wednesday-Sunday, November 21-25
Classes resume Monday, November 26
Midyear Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, December 8
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, December 10-14
Fall Semester ends after last final exam Friday, December 14

Spring Semester 2019

First day of Faculty Contracts for Spring Monday, January 7
START VU, New Student Registration Friday, January 11
Late Registration Friday, January 11
Classes begin 8 a.m. Monday, January 14
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, January 14-18
Martin Luther King Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, January 21
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, February 15
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, March 4-8
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday-Sunday, March 11-17
Classes resume Monday, March 18
Begin Advising and Registration for Fall and Summer Monday, March 18
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, March 29
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, March 29
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Thursday, April 18
Good Friday (No classes - University closed) Friday, April 19
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Friday, April 26
Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, May 4
Final Examinations Tuesday-Friday, May 7-10
Commencement (American Sign Language - Indianapolis) Thursday, May 9
Spring Semester ends after last final exam Friday, May 10
Commencement (Aviation Technology Center - Indianapolis) Friday, May 10
Commencement (Jasper Campus) Saturday, May 11
Last day of Faculty Contracts Friday, May 17

Summer Semester 2019

Intersession begins Monday, May 13-Monday, June 3
Memorial Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, May 27
Registration for Summer I and 10-week classes Tuesday, June 4
Summer I and 10-week classes begin Wednesday, June 5
8 Week classes begin Monday, June 10
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer I courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, June 28
Independence Day (No classes - University closed) Thursday, July 4
Summer I ends after last class Thursday, July 11
Registration for Summer II Thursday, July 11
Summer II classes begin Friday, July 12
8 Week classes end Tuesday, August 6
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer II courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Tuesday, August 6
Summer II and 10 Week Session ends after last class Thursday, August 15

New Student Advising and Registration for Fall Semester 2019

Advising for Incoming Freshmen June 11-August 23

Fall Semester 2019

First day of Faculty Contracts Monday, August 19
New Faculty/Professional Staff Meeting Monday, Tuesday, August 19, 20
Opening University Meeting Wednesday, August 21
START VU, Late Registration Thursday, August 22
New Student Orientation begins Friday, August 23
Classes begin Monday, August 26
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, August 26-30
Labor Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, September 2
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, September 27
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, October 14-18
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday, Tuesday, October 21, 22
Classes resume Wednesday, October 23
Begin Advising and Registration for Spring Monday, October 28
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, November 1
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, November 1
START VU, New Student Registration Saturday, November 16
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, November 22
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Tuesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Break (No classes) Wednesday-Sunday, November 27-December 1
Classes resume Monday, December 2
Midyear Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, December 14
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, December 16-20
Fall Semester ends after last final exam Friday, December 20

Spring Semester 2020

First day of Faculty Contracts for Spring Monday, January 6
(Professional Development Workshops are scheduled this week) Monday-Friday, January 6-10
START VU, New Student Registration Friday, January 10
Late Registration Friday, January 10
Classes begin 8 a.m. Monday, January 13
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, January 13-17
Martin Luther King Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, January 20
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, February 14
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, March 2-6
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday-Sunday, March 9-13
Classes resume Monday, March 16
Begin Advising and Registration for Fall and Summer Monday, March 16
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, March 27
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, March 27
Good Friday (No classes - University closed)
Friday, April 10
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, April 17
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Friday, April 24
Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, May 2
Final Examinations Tuesday-Friday, May 5-8
Commencement (American Sign Language - Indianapolis) Thursday, May 7
Commencement (Aviation Technology Center - Indianapolis) Friday, May 8
Spring Semester ends after last final exam Friday, May 8
Commencement (Jasper Campus) Saturday, May 9
Last day of Faculty Contracts Friday, May 15

Summer Semester 2020

Intersession Monday, May 11
Memorial Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, May 25
Registration for Summer I and 10-week classes Wednesday, June 3
Summer I and 10-week classes begin Wednesday, June 3
8-week classes begin Monday, June 8
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer I courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, June 26
Independence Day (No classes - University closed) Friday, July 3
Summer I ends after last class Wednesday, July 8
Registration for Summer II Thursday, July 9
Summer II classes begin Monday, July 13
8-week classes end Friday, July 24
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer II courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Wednesday, August 5
Summer II and 10-week Session ends after last class Friday, August 14

New Student Advising and Registration for Fall Semester 2020

Advising for Incoming Freshmen June 9 - August 21