Academic Calendar

2017-2018 Academic Calendar


 

Fall Trimester – August 28, 2017 – December 17, 2017

 

Fall Session I – 2017 – August 28, 2017 – October 22, 2017

Last day for 100% Tuition and Fees Refund August 27
First day of instruction August 28
Tuition and Fees Due August 28
Last day to add classes September 3
Last day for 90% Tuition and Fees Refund September 3
Labor Day (Administrative Offices Closed) September 4
Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment September 10
Last day for 80% Tuition and Fees Refund September 10
Last day to withdraw from classes without receiving an “FW” October 8
Last day for change of grade option October 8
Last day of instruction October 22
All Grades due October 27

 

Fall Session II – 2017 – October 23, 2017 – December 17, 2017

Last day for 100% Tuition and Fees Refund October 22
First day of instruction October 23
Tuition and Fees Due October 23
Last day to add classes October 29
Last day for 90% Tuition and Fees Refund October 29
Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment November 5
Last day for 80% Tuition and Fees Refund November 5
Graduate Comprehensive Examination Deadline to Apply November 17
Thanksgiving (Administration Offices closed) November 23, 24
Last day to withdraw from classes without receiving an “FW” December 3
Last day for change of grade option December 3
Graduate Comprehensive Examinations December 16
Last day of instruction December 17
All Grades due December 22
Winter Break (No classes) December 18, 2017 – January 7, 2018

 

Spring Trimester – January 8, 2018 – April 29, 2018

 

Spring Session I – 2018 – January 8, 2018 – March 4, 2018

Last day for 100% Tuition and Fees Refund January 7
First day of instruction January 8
Tuition and Fees Due January 8
Last day to add classes January 14
Last day for 90% Tuition and Fees Refund January 14
Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment January 21
Last day for 80% Tuition and Fees Refund January 21
Last day to withdraw from classes without receiving an “FW” February 18
Last day for change of grade option February 18
Last day of instruction March 4
All Grades due March 9

 

Spring Session II – 2018 – March 5, 2018 – April 29, 2018

Last day for 100% Tuition and Fees Refund March 4
First day of instruction March 5
Tuition and Fees Due March 5
Last day to add classes March 11
Last day for 90% Tuition and Fees Refund March 11
Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment March 18
Last day for 80% Tuition and Fees Refund March 18
Graduate Comprehensive Examination Deadline to Apply March 30
Last day to withdraw from classes without receiving an “FW” April 15
Last day for change of grade option April 15
Graduate Comprehensive Examinations April 28
Last day of instruction April 29
All Grades due May 4

 

Summer Trimester – April 30, 2018 – August 19, 2018

 

Summer Session I – 2018 – April 30, 2018 – June 24, 2018

Last day for 100% Tuition and Fees Refund April 29
First day of instruction April 30
Tuition and Fees Due April 30
Last day to add classes May 6
Last day for 90% Tuition and Fees Refund May 6
Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment May 13
Last day for 80% Tuition and Fees Refund May 13
Memorial Day (Administrative Offices closed) May 28
Last day to withdraw from classes without receiving an “FW” June 10
Last day for change of grade option June 10
Last day of instruction June 24
All Grades due June 29

 

Summer Session II – 2018 – June 25, 2018 – August 19, 2018

Last day for 100% Tuition and Fees Refund June 24
First day of instruction June 25
Tuition and Fees Due June 25
Last day to add classes July 1
Last day for 90% Tuition and Fees Refund July 1
Independence Day (Administrative Offices Closed) July 4
Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment July 8
Last day for 80% Tuition and Fees Refund July 8
Graduate Comprehensive Examination Deadline to Apply July 20
Last day to withdraw from classes without receiving an “FW” August 5
Last day for change of grade option August 5
Graduate Comprehensive Examinations August 18
Last day of instruction August 19
All Grades due August 24

 

Continuing education and professional development courses offered by the School of Extended Education may not adhere to the dates on the academic calendar above. Dates pertinent to registration and refunds vary by course and may be viewed in more detail at www.brandman.edu/extended-education.

 

Graduate Comprehensive Examination

Graduate Comprehensive Examination dates and application deadlines are as follows:

Comprehensive Exam Dates Deadline to Apply
August 19, 2017 July 21, 2017
December 16, 2017 November 17, 2017
April 28, 2018 March 30, 2018
August 18, 2018 July 20, 2018

 

“Information on Degree Conferral and deadlines for Commencement is available in MyBrandman under the Brandman Student Tab”

 

 

Brandman MyPath Academic Calendar

An academic year for the Brandman MyPath competency-based education program consists of the completion of at least 24 units and 48 weeks of instruction. Unlike the traditional academic calendar, the MyPath program has no semesters, trimesters, quarters, or other terms with set beginning and ending dates. Instead, the academic year begins on the day that a student completes the first substantive academic activity (starts attendance) and ends when both the minimum 24 units and 48 weeks of instruction have been completed. Since the program is self-paced, students may earn more than 24 units in a 48-week period, or students can take more than 48 weeks to earn the 24 units.

In addition, there is a two-week break scheduled for December and June of each year in which teaching does not take place; therefore, these weeks do not count toward completion of the 48 weeks of instruction.

The breaks for the 2017-2018 Academic Year are:

  • Winter Break: December 17, 2017 through December 30, 2017
  • Summer Break: June 17, 2018 through June 30, 2018

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