Academic Calendar

Please visit to view the academic calendar. Additional dates and deadlines are available in the "Semester Information" link at  If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at ext. 1381.

Application for Graduation

The application deadline for May and August Graduation is Monday, January 4, 2016. Once received, these applications will be reviewed by the appropriate academic dean's office or graduate department. This process will require approximately 8 weeks after the due date for applications. For more information, please visit

Final Exams

Final Exam assignments are available to view in the myShip portal under “Student Registrar News” or by clicking here.  Please locate each of your classes on the PDF chart to find the final exam time and location.  All evening classes with start times of 5:15 p.m.; 5:20 p.m.; 5:30 p.m.; 6:00 p.m.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. will meet in the regular classroom at the regular class day/time for the final exam.  Mon/Wed and Tues/Thurs evening classes will have the final exam on the first meeting sequence day (i.e. Monday evening for Mon/Wed classes and Tuesday evening for Tues/Thurs classes). 

The Final Exam Schedule may also be viewed on the Registrar’s website at at the bottom of the page under “Information and Services.”

Please note that students who have a time conflict or more than two finals in one day should notify an affected faculty member no later than the week before finals to resolve the matter.  If the faculty member is unable to resolve the matter, the department chair should be consulted.  Questions may be directed to the Registrar’s Office. 

Last Day to Change UG Major

Undergraduate students may declare or change a major any time except for during scheduling, which includes schedule clean-up and the two weeks prior to scheduling. For the fall semester, changes will be accepted until Monday, October 5th. Any changes submitted after this date will not be processed until scheduling is complete.  The following programs are currently identified as high-demand: Biology, Pre-K-4 and 4-8 Education programs, Communications/Journalism, Criminal Justice and Psychology. Students who wish to declare a major in a high-demand program must submit their request within the first three weeks of the semester (by September 14) in order to be considered. The deadline for students interested in declaring a major in Education is two weeks into the semester.  Students declaring other majors should submit requests during this period to allow them to be processed before scheduling for the next semester.

Spring Graduate Scheduling

Graduate scheduling for spring 2016 opens October 19th. If you experience any difficulties, please contact the registrar's office for assistance.  To schedule, log into MyShip at Please visit for additional information on preparing to schedule.

Spring Undergraduate Scheduling

Undergraduate scheduling for spring 2016 opens October 26. To view your registration days and schedule your spring classes, log into MyShip at 

Please visit for additional information on preparing to schedule. Scheduling will end Monday, November 16th. Schedule clean-up for spring will be held November 30-December 11.  

Incoming freshmen and transfer students for the spring semester will be scheduled prior to the start of the semester. Schedules will be available online before the semester begins. 

Winter Scheduling

Scheduling for Winter Term 2015 begins as follows:

  • Graduate - October 19
  • Undergraduate - October 26 (or your start time)
  • Undergraduate Non-Degree - November 17

To view your registration days and schedule winter classes, log into the myShip portal and select "Winter 2015".  For additional information, please visit

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