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Open House Dates for Fall 2018

Shepherd University offers Open House visitation events on Saturdays throughout the school year. An Open House is a great opportunity for you to tour our beautiful campus, discuss majors with faculty, and learn more about campus life. Our dedicated faulty and staff will answer all your questions about Shepherd, covering topics like financial aid, study abroad, residence life, and more. Open House spaces fill up quickly, so register early for your preferred date.  To make an appointment, contact the Office of Admissions at 304-876-5212 or 800-344-5231 ext. 5212. You may also email your visit request to admissions@shepherd.edu.

Fall 2018 Open House dates:  October 13 and November 3.

Fall Semester 2018 Calendar

August 23 Add/Drop and late registration (late fee applies) via RAIL begins at 4:00 pm.
August 27 Classes begin for Fall 2018. Uniforms and nurse packs must be obtained.
August 28 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Nursing Assembly EOB Auditorium Room 117.  Attendance is mandatory.
August 31 Last day to Add/Drop or late registration  via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall from 9:00 am – 4:00.  Consult Advisor.
September 3 Labor Day.  University is closed. 
September 7 White Coat Ceremony.  Last day for instructor-approved late adds via RAIL.
September 10 Last day to change a course from credit to pass/fail status.
September 17 Last day to change a course from credit to audit status.
October 8    First day of midterm exams.
October 12 Last day of midterm exams.
October 15 Midterm grades due; second-half semester begins.
October 16                    Midterm grades available on RAIL (tentative). 
October 18  Fall Break  
October 19 Fall Break
October 24 First day of Academic Advisement for continuing students for Spring 2019.
October 26 Last day to withdraw from a full semester class. See advisor by noon.  
November 5 First day of Spring 2019 RAIL. Registration for continuing students.
November 7 Last day of Academic Advisement for continuing students for Spring 2019.  
November 16 Last day to withdraw from second-half semester class. See advisor by noon.
November 21 Thanksgiving break. University is closed.
November 22 Thanksgiving Day. University is closed.
November 23 Thanksgiving break. University is closed.
December 7 Last day of classes. Last day for complete withdrawal from semester.
December 10  First day of final exams.
 December 14 Nursing Convocation.  Last day of final exams.
 December 18 Grades will be available via RAIL (tentative).
   
   

Academic Advisement

Advisors will have advisement schedules posted on their office doors for pre-nursing and nursing students. You must meet with your advisor in order to receive your pin to register for next semester classes.

October 24 First day of academic advisement for continuing students for Spring 2019.
November 7 Last day of academic advisement for continuing students for Spring 2019.

Erma Ora Byrd Hall Building Map

Get to know the Department of Nursing Education building before you arrive. Print this building map to guide your way or to easily find your classes.