George Fox University Academic Dates and Deadlines

These calendars list important academic dates, including add/drop and withdrawal deadlines for courses running the full length of the semester.

August

Fall Semester Begins August 27, 2018
Last Date for Special Student Class Registration August 31, 2018

September

Last Date for Adding Classes Online September 2, 2018
(without Instructor Approval)
Labor Day Holiday September 3, 2018
(non-Newberg locations only)
Last Day to Change Registration September 9, 2018
(Add/Drop)
Last Day to Submit Application for Degree September 9, 2018
(Midyear Commencement Participation)
Last Day to Submit Application for Degree September 9, 2018
(Midyear Commencement Participation)
Census Date September 12, 2018
Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option September 21, 2018

October

Mid-Semester Holiday October 12, 2018
(Newberg only)
Mid-Semester Grade Entry October 17-21, 2018
Registration for Spring Semester Opens for Graduate and ADP Students October 22, 2018

November

Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility November 4, 2018
Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date 5:00 pm, November 16, 2018
(Midyear Commencement Participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Midyear Commencement with Incomplete Requirements November 18, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday November 22-23, 2018
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due 5:00 pm, November 30, 2018
(Midyear Commencement Participation)

December

Study Day December 10, 2018
(Traditional Undergraduate)
Final Exams December 10-14, 2018
(Traditional Undergraduate)
Final Exams December 10-14, 2018
(Traditional Undergraduate)
Fall Semester Ends December 14, 2018
Midyear Commencement December 15, 2018
Christmas/New Year’s Break December 15, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Final Grade Entry Deadline December 23, 2018

January

Last Date for Special Student Class Registration January 18, 2019
Last Date for Adding Classes Online January 20, 2019
(without Instructor Approval)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 21, 2019
Last Day to Change Registration January 27, 2019
(Add/Drop)
Last Day to Submit Application for Degree January 27, 2019
(Spring Commencement Participation)

February

Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option February 8, 2019
Registration for Summer Semester Opens February 25, 2019

March

Mid-Semester Grade Entry March 6-10, 2019
Mid-Semester Grade Entry March 6-10, 2019
Juniors Abroad Registration March 15, 2019
Registration for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Opens for Traditional Undergraduates March 18-22, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility March 24, 2019
Spring Break March 25-29, 2019

April

Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date 5:00 pm, April 5, 2019
(Spring Commencement Participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Spring Commencement with Incomplete Requirements April 7, 2019
Registration for Fall Semester Opens for Graduate and ADP Students April 15, 2019
Good Friday Holiday April 19, 2019
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due 5:00 pm, April 19, 2019
(Spring Commencement Participation)
Study Day April 29, 2019
(Traditional Undergraduate)
Final Exams April 29 – May 3, 2019
(Traditional Undergraduate)

May

Spring Semester Ends May 3, 2019
Spring Commencement May 4, 2019
Final Grade Entry Deadline May 12, 2019

May

Summer Semester/May Term Begins May 6, 2019
Last Day to Change May Term Registration May 7, 2019
(Add/Drop)
Last Day to Withdraw from May Term Class without Grade Responsibility May 9, 2019
Last Day to Change Summer Registration for Full Semester Classes May 19, 2019
(Add/Drop)
May Term Ends May 24, 2019
Memorial Day Holiday May 27, 2019

June

May Term Final Grade Entry Deadline June 2, 2019
Summer Online Session Begins June 3, 2019
Last Day to Change Summer Online Registration June 9, 2019
(Add/Drop)

July

Census Date for Summer July 1, 2019
Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Online Session Class without Grade Responsibility July 7, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Full Semester Summer Class without Grade Responsibility July 14, 2019
Summer Online Session Ends July 28, 2019

August

Summer Online Session Grade Entry Deadline August 4, 2019
Summer Semester Ends August 23, 2019

September

Final Grade Entry Deadline September 1, 2019

August

Fall Semester Begins August 26, 2019
Last Date for Special Student Class Registration August 30, 2019

September

Last Date for Adding Classes Online September 1, 2019
(without Instructor Approval)
Labor Day Holiday September 2, 2019
(non-Newberg locations only)
Last Day to Change Registration September 8, 2019
(Add/Drop)
Last Day to Submit Application for Degree September 8, 2019
(Midyear Commencement Participation)
Census Date September 10, 2019
Serve Day September 11, 2019
Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option September 20, 2019
Mid-Semester Holiday TBD
(Newberg only)

October

Mid-Semester Grade Entry October 16-20, 2019
Registration for Spring Semester Opens for Graduate and ADP Students October 22, 2019

November

Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility November 3, 2019
Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date 5:00 pm, November 15, 2019
(Midyear Commencement Participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Midyear Commencement with Incomplete Requirements November 17, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday (tentative) November 28-29, 2019
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due 5:00 pm, November 29, 2019
(Midyear Commencement Participation)

December

Study Day December 9, 2019
(Traditional Undergraduate)
Final Exams December 9-13, 2019
(Traditional Undergraduate)
Fall Semester Ends December 13, 2019
Midyear Commencement December 14, 2019
Christmas/New Year’s Break December 14, 2019 – January 12, 2020
Final Grade Entry Deadline December 22, 2019

January

Spring Semester Begins January 13, 2020
Last Date for Special Student Class Registration January 17, 2020
Last Date for Adding Classes Online January 19, 2020
(without Instructor Approval)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 20, 2020
Last Day to Change Registration January 26, 2020
(Add/Drop)
Last Day to Submit Application for Degree January 26, 2020
(Spring Commencement Participation)
Census Date January 28, 2020

February

Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option February 7, 2020
Registration for Summer Semester Opens February 24, 2020

March

Mid-Semester Grade Entry March 4-8, 2020
Juniors Abroad Registration March 13, 2020
Registration for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Opens for Traditional Undergraduates March 16-20, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility March 22, 2020
Spring Break March 23-27, 2020

April

Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date 5:00 pm, April 3, 2020
(Spring Commencement Participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Spring Commencement with Incomplete Requirements April 5, 2020
Good Friday Holiday (tentative) April 10, 2020
Registration for Fall Semester Opens for Graduate and ADP Students April 13, 2020
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due 5:00 pm, April 17, 2020
(Spring Commencement Participation)
Study Day April 27, 2020
(Traditional Undergraduate)
Final Exams April 27 – May 1, 2020
(Traditional Undergraduate)

May

Spring Semester Ends May 1, 2020
Spring Commencement May 2, 2020
Final Grade Entry Deadline May 10, 2020

May

Summer Semester Begins May 4, 2020
Last Day to Change Summer Registration for Full Semester Classes May 17, 2020
(Add/Drop)
Memorial Day Holiday May 25, 2020

June

Summer Online Session Begins June 1, 2020
Last Day to Change Summer Online Registration June 7, 2020
(Add/Drop)

July

Census Date for Summer July 1, 2020
Independence Day Holiday TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Online Session Class without Grade Responsibility July 5, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from Full Semester Summer Class without Grade Responsibility July 12, 2020
Summer Online Session Ends July 26, 2020

August

Summer Online Session Grade Entry Deadline August 2, 2020
Summer Semester Ends August 21, 2020
Final Grade Entry Deadline August 30, 2020