Catalog 2018-2019

Academic Calendar 2018 - 2019

* 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 2018

Fall Semester 2018/September 10 – December 15, 2018

Payment Deadline for returning students

August 30

Labor Day Holiday – Closed*

September 3

New Student Orientation

September 5-7

First day of classes

September 10

Registration/Add deadline

September 16

Indigenous Day/Columbus Day Holiday – Offices Closed*

October 8

Last day to elect the pass/fail option

October 14

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

October 14

Advisement/Registration period for Spring 2019

October 15 – November 2

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

October 28

Thanksgiving break – Closed* (Classes end at 4:00 p.m. on Nov. 21 and resume on Nov. 26)

November 22 – 23

Last day of classes for the Fall Semester

December 7

Reading Days

December 8 – 10

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

December 11 – 15

Deadline for completion of thesis requirements for January 2019 diploma

December 15

Winter Break – Closed*

To Be Determined

Official Graduation Date for Jan. 2019 graduates (Jan. Graduates attend the May 2019 Commencement)

January 11

Spring Semester 2019

Spring Semester 2019/January 14 - April 27, 2019

Payment deadline for returning students

December 5

New Student Orientation

January 9-11

First day of classes

January 14

Registration/Add deadline

January 20

Martin Luther King Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

January 21

Last day to elect the pass/fail option

February 17

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

February 17

Presidents’ Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

February 18

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

March 3

Spring break

March 11 – 17

Advisement/Registration period for Summer 2019

March 18 – April 5

Last day of classes for Spring Semester

April 19

Reading Days

April 20 – 22

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

April 23 – 27

Deadline for completion of thesis for May 2019 diploma

April 27

Commencement (For all students graduating in 2019) and official graduation date for May 2019 graduates

May 13 (Monday)



Summer Semester 2019

Summer Semester 2019/May 20 – August 24, 2019

Payment deadline for returning students

April 30

New Student Orientation

May 15 – 17

First day of classes

May 20

Registration/Add deadline

May 26

Memorial Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

May 27

First day of classes for Science Pre-Requisites

June 3

Last day to elect the pass/fail option

June 23

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

June 23

Independence Day Holiday – Closed*

July 4

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

July 7

Advisement/Registration period for Fall 2019

July 8 – July 26

Official graduation Date for PA program graduates (PA graduates attend the May 2019 Commencement)

July 12

Last day of classes for Summer Session

August 16

Reading Days

August 17 – 19

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

August 20 – 24

Deadline for completion of thesis for September 2019 diploma

August 24

Official Graduation Date for Sept. 2019 graduates (Sept. Graduates attend the May 2019 Commencement)

September 6



DPT and OTD Entering Students

DPT and OTD Entering Students – June 3 – August 2, 2019

New Student Orientation

As arranged during week 1

First day of classes

June 3

Payment deadline

June 3

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

June 7

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

June 7

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

June 14

Last Day of classes for entering DPT and OTD students

August 2



Refund Schedule – Fall 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.


Refund Schedule – Fall 2018

September 10 through September 16 – 100%

September 17 through September 23 – 80%

September 24 through September 30 – 60%

October 1 through October 7 – 40%

October 8 through October 14 – 20%

After October 14 – No refunds




Refund Schedule – Spring 2019

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.

Refund Schedule – Spring 2019

January 14 through January 20 – 100%

January 21 through January 27 – 80%

January 28 through February 3 – 60%

February 4 through February 10 – 40%

February 11 through 17 – 20%

After February 17 – No refunds


Refund Schedule – Summer 2019

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.

Refund Schedule – Summer 2019

May 20 through May 26 – 100%

May 27 through June 2 – 80 %

June 3 through June 9 – 60%

June 10 through June 16 – 40%

June 17 through June 23 – 20%

After June 23 – 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.