Auburn University Calendar 2018-2019

Auburn University reserves the right to make adjustments to this calendar

Undergraduate Calendar 2018-2019

2018 Summer Semester

Date Event
May 17 Classes Begin
May 21-23 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 23 5th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 28 Memorial Day
Jun 15 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 20 Mid-Semester - 24th Class Day- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned.
June 21 NO CLASS – Study/Reading Day for Mini-Semester I on this day
June 22-23 NO CLASS -­ Finals for Mini‐Semester I on this day
July 4 Independence Day
July 27 Classes End
Jul 30-31 Study/Reading Day
Aug 1-3 Final Exam Period
Aug. 4 Commencement


2018 Summer Mini-Semester I

Date Event
May 17 Classes Begin
May 21-23 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 23 5th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
May 28 Memorial Day
June 4 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
June 20 Classes End
June 21 Study/Reading Day
June 22-23 Final Exam Period


2018 Summer Mini-Semester II

Date Event
June 25 Classes Begin
Jun 27-29 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
June 29 5th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
July 4 Independence Day
July 9 Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
July 11 Mid-Semester - 12th Class Day
July 27 Classes End
Jul 30 - 31 Study/Reading Day
Aug 1-3 Final Exam Period


2018 Fall Semester

Date Event
Aug 20 Classes Begin
Aug 27 - Sep 10 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sept 3 Labor Day
Sep 10 15th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes
Oct. 9 Mid-Semester- 36th Class Day
Oct. 11-12 Fall Break
Oct. 18 41st Class Day- Student deadline for request to move finals to Associate Deans
Nov. 2 Last Day to Withdraw- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned.
Nov 2 Last Day to Withdraw- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. "W" assigned. - Students who need to submit forms to lift holds on their accounts must submit the forms several business days ahead of the deadline to allow for processing.
Nov. 19-23 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 7 Classes End
Dec. 8-9 Study/Reading Days
Dec. 10-14 Final Exam Period
Dec. 15 Commencement


2019 Spring Semester

Date Event
Jan. 9 Classes Begin
Jan 16-30 Drop Course Penalty Days- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 30 15th Class Day- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment. - Last day for potential tuition refund for dropped classes.
Feb 28 Mid-Semester (36th Class Day)
Mar 7 41st Class Day- Student deadline for request to move finals to Associate Deans
Mar 11-15 Spring Break
Apr 26 Classes End
Apr 27-28 Study/Reading Days
Apr 29 - May 3 Final Exam Period
May 4-6 Commencements

Graduate Calendar 2018-2019

Auburn University reserves the right to make adjustments to this calendar 

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Summer 2018

Date Event
May 17 Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 21-23 Drop Course Penalty Days for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 1- Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 23 5th Class Day (last day to register for Summer 2018)- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday
June 4 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1- Last day to withdraw from course with no grade penalty. “W” assigned
June 19 5th Class Day for Mini-Semester 2- Last day to drop from course with no grade assignment
June 20 Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 21 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1
June 22 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
June 22-23 Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 25 Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
June 25-29 Submission of master's thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
June 27-29 Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester 2 – Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped
July 4 Independence Day Holiday
July 11 Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 16 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters' (Form 8) final oral examinations
July 20 Last day for Master's/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master's Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 23 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 27 Classes end for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
July 30-31 Study/reading day for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 1-3 Final examinations for full summer semester and Mini-Semester 2
Aug 4 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2018 graduation


Fall 2018

Date Event
Aug 20 Classes begin
Aug 27 – Sep 7 Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sept 3 Labor Day Holiday
Sept 7 15th class day (last day to register for Fall 2018)
Oct 8 Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
Oct. 11-12 Fall Break (no classes)
Oct. 15 Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Oct. 15-19 Submission of master's thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
Nov 5 Last day to clear incomplete grades from Spring 2018
Nov 14 Last day for Master’s/Thesis students to submit Thesis Master’s Final Examination Form, ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
Nov. 16 Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Master’s Final Oral Examinations
Nov. 19-23 Thanksgiving holidays
Nov. 29 Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Dec. 7 Classes end for semester
Dec. 8-9 Study/reading days
Dec. 10-14 Final examinations for semester
Dec. 15 Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2019 graduation