News & Key Dates
Effective on October 10, 2017, all new base pass applicants must present a Real ID compliant form of identification to receive a base pass. Passports are acceptable forms of ID as well as state driver's license which meet the standards of the Real ID Act of 2005.
Admission criteria requires all new students to present a high school and any college transcripts prior to being admitted to the university.
Application fees are now waived for all active duty military, veterans, retirees, guard, and reserve members.
All registration forms must have the signature of an advisor
Plan early to meet with an advisor to discuss your plan of study
Mar 8: Spring Quarter classes begin
Mar 10: Last day to register late, add, or drop Spring Quarter classes
Mar 24: Last day to apply for Spring graduation
Apr 14: Easter Holiday; offices closed; no classes
Apr 17: Easter Holiday; main campus closed, but Barksdale office is open; classes will be held
Apr 28: last day to drop individual courses without receiving "F" grades in Spring Quarter
May 1: Early registration for Summer Quarter
May 19: Last day of classes for Spring Quarter
May 20: Spring Commencement at 10 a.m., Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, LA
May 23: Civilian registration day at 8028 Shreve Park Drive, Shreveport; 8:30-1:00 and 2:00-4:30
May 24: Last day for approval of military tuition assistance for Summer Quarter
Jun 1: Summer Quarter classes begin
Jun 5: Last day to register late, add, or drop classes for Summer
Jun 16: Last day to apply for Summer graduation
Jul 3-4: Independence Day Holidays; offices closed, no classes
Aug 1: Early registration for Fall Quarter 2017 (continuing, active duty, and DoD students)
Aug 11: Last day of classes for Summer Quarter
Aug 17: Summer Commencement at 10 a.m., Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, LA