Catalog 2017-2018

Academic Calendar 2017 - 2018

* Please refer to the “Regular Hours of Operation” for Saturday and Sunday building hours. On holidays listed as “Offices Closed”, Building 36 will be open from 11am – 6pm. On holidays listed as “Closed”, all Institute buildings will be closed.

The Institute publishes academic calendars going forward 5 years and keeps a history of calendars going back 10 years on our website: Official Academic Calendars.  

Fall Semester 2017

Fall Semester 2017/September 11 – December 16, 2017

Payment Deadline for returning students

August 30

Labor Day Holiday – Closed*

September 4

New Student Orientation

September 6-8

First day of classes

September 11

Registration/Add deadline

September 17

Columbus Day Holiday – Offices Closed*

October 9

Last day to elect the pass/fail option

October 15

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade – No refunds after this date

October 15

Advisement/Registration period for Spring 2018

October 16 – November 3

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

October 29

Thanksgiving break – Closed* (Classes end at 4:00 p.m. on Nov. 22 and resume on Nov. 27)

November 23 – 24

Last day of classes for the Fall Semester

December 8

Reading Days

December 9 – 11

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

December 12 – 16

Deadline for completion of thesis requirements for January 2018 diploma

December 16

Winter Break – Closed*

To Be Determined

Official Graduation Date for Jan. 2018 graduates (Jan. Graduates attend the May 2018 Commencement)

January 5


Spring Semester 2018

Spring Semester 2018/January 16 - April 28, 2018

Payment deadline for returning students

December 5

New Student Orientation

January 10-12

Martin Luther King Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

January 15

First day of classes

January 16 (Tuesday)

Registration/Add deadline

January 22

Presidents’ Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

February 19

Last day to elect the pass/fail option

February 19

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade – No refunds after this date

February 19

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

March 5

Spring break

March 12 – 18

Advisement/Registration period for Summer 2018

March 19 – April 6

Last day of classes for Spring Semester

April 23 (Monday)

Reading Days

April 24 – 25

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

April 26 – May 1

Deadline for completion of thesis for May 2018 diploma

May 1

Commencement (For all students graduating in 2018) and official graduation date for May 2018 graduates

May 14 (Monday)

Summer Semester 2018

Summer Semester 2018/May 21 – August 25, 2018

Payment deadline for returning students

April 30

New Student Orientation

May 16-18

First day of classes

May 21

Registration/Add deadline

May 27

Memorial Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

May 28

First day of classes for Science Pre-Requisites

June 4

Last day to elect the pass/fail option

June 24

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade – No refunds after this date.

June 24

Independence Day Holiday – Closed*

July 4

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

July 8

Advisement/Registration period for Fall 2018

July 9 – July 27

Official graduation Date for PA program graduates (PA graduates attend the May 2018 Commencement)

July 13

Last day of classes for Summer Session

August 17

Reading Days

August 18 – 20

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

August 21 – 25

Deadline for completion of thesis for September 2018 diploma

August 25

Official Graduation Date for Sept. 2018 graduates (Sept. Graduates attend the May 2018 Commencement)

September 7

DPT and OTD Entering Students

DPT and OTD Entering Students – June 4 – August 3, 2018

New Student Orientation

As arranged during week 1

First day of classes

June 4

Payment deadline

June 4

Last day to add or drop a class or elect audit or pass/fail options

June 8

Last day for 100% refund for students who drop a class or withdraw from the Institute

June 8

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade

June 15

Last Day of classes for entering DPT and OTD students

August 3


Refund Schedule – Fall 2017

Please note:  The refund schedule applies to those students who drop a class before the drop with a “W” grade deadline or who withdraw completely from the Institute.

September 11 through September 17 – 100%

September 18 through September 24 – 80%

September 25 through October 1 – 60%

October 2 through October 8 – 40%

October 9 through October 15 – 20%

After October 15 – No refunds

Refund Schedule – Spring 2018

Please note:  The refund schedule applies to those students who drop a class before the drop with a “W” grade deadline or who withdraw completely from the Institute.

January 16 through January 22 – 100%

January 23 through January 29 – 80%

January 30 through February 5 – 60%

February 6 through February 12 – 40%

February 12 through 19 – 20%

After February 19 – No refunds

Refund Schedule – Summer 2018

Please note:  The refund schedule applies to those students who drop a class before the drop with a “W” grade deadline or who withdraw completely from the Institute.

May 21 through May 27 – 100%

May 28 through June 3 – 80 %

June 4 through June 10 – 60%

June 11 through June 17 – 40%

June 18 through June 24 – 20%

After June 24 – No Refunds

Refund Schedule for Shortened Semester/Modules

Students will be allowed 100% refund through the 5th class day of the module.

As of the 6th class day no refunds will be made.