Sep 28, 2022  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

Academic Calendar


For detailed information regarding Graduate School deadlines pertaining to application, admission, and graduation, see the official Graduate School Calendar, which is available on the website, www.niu.edu/grad.

Fall Semester 2017

August 21-25, Monday-Friday
Department, college, and university faculty meetings
August 28, Monday
Beginning of classes
September 4, Monday
Labor Day Holiday (university closed)
November 22, Wednesday
Beginning of Thanksgiving break
November 27, Monday
Resumption of classes
December 11-16, Monday-Saturday
Final examinations
December 16, Saturday
Commencement ceremony

Spring Semester 2018

January 8-12, Monday-Friday
Department and college faculty meetings
January 15, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (university closed)
January 16, Tuesday
Beginning of classes
March 11, Sunday
Beginning of spring break
March 19, Monday
Resumption of classes
May 4, Friday
Reading Day
May 5, 7-11, Saturday, Monday-Friday
Final examinations
May 11, Friday
Commencement ceremony

Summer Session 2018

June 18, Monday
Beginning of classes
July 4, Wednesday
Independence Day Holiday (university closed)
August 12, Sunday
End of summer session