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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
Neumann University
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

2017-2018 Academic Calendar



[Neumann University’s academic calendar is broadly constructed on three reporting terms that are identified as the Fall, Spring and Summer Terms. Within these reporting terms, semester calendars have been developed that incorporate course section delivery constructs of varying lengths, all of which are in total compliance with 22 Pa. Code Chapter 31 (31.21-31.22).]

2017 Fall Semester

Welcome Back Day for Faculty and Staff   Wednesday, August 23
Faculty Development Day   Thursday, August 24
Undergraduate Student Orientation   Friday, August 25 - Sunday, August 27
Day and Evening Classes Begin+   Monday, August 28
Mass of the Holy Spirit   Thursday, August 31 (11:30 AM)
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Friday, September 1
Labor Day Holiday   Friday, September 1 (5:00 PM) - Monday, September 4
Classes Resume   Tuesday, September 5 (8:00 AM)
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Monday, September 11
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes
from the 2017 Summer Sessions
  Monday, September 18
Last Day to Apply for May Graduation   Friday, September 29
St. Francis of Assisi Day   Wednesday, October 4
Feast Day Mass (OLA Convent)   Wednesday, October 4 (2:00 PM)
Inauguration of Dr. Chris E. Domes   Friday, October 6 (2:00 PM)
Inauguration Ceremony, Mirenda Center Arena    
Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due   Friday, October 6
Fall Break
(ONLY Evening Nursing Major,
accelerated degree programs, and
courses at additional locations
will meet, as needed.)
  Monday, October 9 - Tuesday, October 10
[The University will be open for
business during the Fall Break.]
Classes Resume   Wednesday, October 11 (8:00 AM)
Homecoming Weekend   Thursday, October 12 - Sunday, October 15
Spring Registration   Begins Monday, October 30
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Friday, November 3
Thanksgiving Recess
(No classes will be held on Wednesday,
November 22nd after 4:00 PM, except
for accelerated graduate courses.)
 

Thursday, November 23 -

Sunday, November 26

Classes Resume   Monday, November 27 (8:00 AM)
Last Day of Classes   Friday, December 8 [Day Classes]
Friday, December 8 [Evening Classes]
Sunday, December 10 [Weekend/Classes]
Final Examination Period Begins   Monday, December 11*
Fall Semester Ends   Sunday, December 17
* Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester. Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor. Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.
+ Classes that begin at 6:00 PM or later are designated as Evening classes.

 2018 Spring Semester

Day Classes Begin   Wednesday, January 10
Evening Classes Begin+   Wednesday, January 10
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Wednesday, January 17
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes from the 2017 Fall Semester   Monday, January 22
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Wednesday, January 24
Mid-Term Assessment/Progress Reports Due   Friday, February 23
Spring Break
(ONLY Evening Nursing Major,
accelerated degree programs,
and courses at additional
locations will meet, as needed.)
  Monday, February 26 - Sunday, March 4
[The University will be open for
business during the Spring Break.]
Classes Resume   Monday, March 5 (8:00 AM)
Summer and Fall Registration   Begins on Monday, March 12
Charter/Sponsorship Day   Wednesday, March 14
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Wednesday, March 28
Easter Holiday   Thursday, March 29 - Monday, April 2
Classes Resume   Tuesday, April 3 (8:00 AM)
Academic Awards Convocation   Friday, April 20
Last Day to Apply for August and
December Graduation
  Friday, April 27
Last Day of Classes   Friday, April 27 [Day Classes]
Friday, April 27 [Evening Classes]
Sunday, April 29 [Weekend/Classes]
Final Examination Period Begins   Monday, April 30*
Baccalaureate Mass   Friday, May 11
Commencement   Saturday, May 12
Spring Semester Ends   Saturday, May 12

* Specific dates and times for Final Examinations will be published at the beginning of each semester. Final Examinations for weekend classes will be arranged by the instructor. Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.
+ Classes that begin at 6:00 PM or later are designated as Evening classes.

 2018 Summer Semester

Summer Session I: Monday, May 14 - Friday, August 17
Classes Begin   Monday, May 14
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Friday, May 18
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Friday, May 18
Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled)   Monday, May 28
Classes Resume   Tuesday, May 29 (8:00 AM)
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes
for the 2018 Spring Semester
  Friday, June 1
Independence Day Holiday (Classes Canceled)   Tuesday, July 3 - Wednesday, July 4
Classes Resume   Thursday, July 5 (8:00 AM)
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Friday, July 6
Final Examination Period   Thursday, August 16 - Friday, August 17*
Summer Session I Ends   Friday, August 17
     
Summer Session II: Monday, May 14 - Wednesday, June 27
Classes Begin   Monday, May 14
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Friday, May 18
Last Day to Choose Pass/Fail Option   Friday, May 18
Memorial Day Holiday (Classes Canceled)   Monday, May 28
Classes Resume   Tuesday, May 29 (8:00 AM)
Last Day to Make-Up Incompletes
for the 2018 Spring Semester
  Friday, June 1
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Friday, June 1
Final Examination Period   Tuesday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 27*
Summer Session II Ends   Wednesday, June 27
     
Summer Session III: Monday, July 9 - Tuesday, August 21
Classes Begin   Monday, July 9
Last Day to Drop/Add Courses   Thursday, July 12
Last Day for Pass/Fail Option   Thursday, July 12
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes   Friday, July 31
Final Examination Period   Monday, August 20 - Tuesday, August 21*
Summer Session III Ends   Tuesday, August 21

* For Summer Sessions, Final Examinations are administered on the last day that a class meets.
  Final grades are due no later than 72 hours after the Final Examination is administered.