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    • Fall Semester 2016
    • Spring 2017
    • Summer Session 2017
    Fall Semester 2016

    Fall Semester 2016

     
    International students arrive Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    Freshman class arrives              Thursday, August 18
    New Student Orientation            Thursday-Sunday, August 18-21 
    Upperclass residents move-in     Sunday, August 21   
    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.  Monday, August 22
    Last day for schedule change  - Session 1               Thursday, August 25 
    Last day for P/F grading option – Session 1 Thursday, August 25 
    Last day for schedule change               Tuesday, August 30 
    Last day for P/F grading option Tuesday, August 30 
    Last day to withdraw from a course – Session 1 Friday, September 23 
    "Reaching Every Door" (compressed classes) Tuesday, October 4 
    Mid-semester grades due – full semester courses      +Friday, October 7 
    Last day of classes – Session 1 Friday, October 7 
    Classes begin – Session 2 Monday, October 10  
    Last day for schedule change – Session 2 Thursday, October 13 
    Last day for P/F grading option – Session 2 Thursday, October 13 
    Mid-semester break                   Saturday - Tuesday, October 15-18 
    Classes resume                                Wednesday, October 19 
    Last day to withdraw from a course –
    full semester courses
    Monday, October 31 
    Registration for Spring Semester 2017 Monday-Friday, November 7-11 
    Last day to withdraw from a course – Session 2 Tuesday, November 15 
    Thanksgiving break        Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 23-27 
    Classes resume                                     Monday, November 28 
    Last day of classes                                Friday, December 2 
    Final examinations                     Monday - Saturday, Dec. 5-10 
    Residence halls close Saturday, December 10, noon

     

    Spring 2017

    Spring Semester 2017

     

    Residents move-in                

    Sunday, January 8, 2017

    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.             Monday, January 9
    Last day for schedule change - Session 1 Thursday, January 12
    Last day for P/F grading option –Session 1 Thursday, January 12
    Last day for schedule change – full semester courses  Tuesday, January 17
    Last day for P/F grading option – full semester courses  Tuesday, January 17
    Mid-semester grades due                    +Friday, February 24
    Last day of classes – Session 1 Friday, February 24
    Mid-semester break                 Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 25-Mar. 5
    Classes resume                       Monday, March 6
    First day of classes – Session 2 Monday, March 6
    Last day for schedule change – Session 2 Thursday, March 9
    Last day for P/F grading option – Session 2 Thursday, March 9
    Last day to withdraw from a course – full semester courses  Thursday, March 23
    Last day to withdraw from a course – Session 2Friday, April 7
    Easter BreakThursday - Monday, April 13-17
    Classes resumeTuesday, April 18
    Registration for Fall Semester 2017               Tuesday - Friday, April 18-21
    Last day of classes                   *Wednesday, April 26
    Final examinations        Thursday - Wednesday, April 27-May 3
    Residence halls close    Wednesday, May 3, noon
    CommencementSunday, May 7

    +Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line. 
    *To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2017, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 25. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, April 26.

    Summer Session 2017

    Summer Session 2017

     
    First day of Summer SessionMonday, May 8, 2017
    Memorial Day - University holidayMonday, May 29
    Independence Day - University holidayTuesday, July 4
    Last day of Summer SessionMonday, August 21
      
    Academic year 2016-17 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2016 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2017.

     

  • 2017-18 Academic Calendar


    Fall Semester 2017

       
         

    International students arrive

    Freshman class arrives

    New Student Orientation 

    Upperclass residents move-in

    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

    Last day for schedule change

    Last day for P/F grading option

    "Reaching Every Door" (compressed classes)

    Mid-semester grades due

    Mid-semester break

    Classes resume

    Last day to withdraw from a course

    Registration for Spring Semester 2019

    Thanksgiving break

    Classes resume

    Last day of classes

    Final examinations

    Residence halls close

     

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Thursday, August 24

    Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 24-27

    Sunday, August 27

    Monday, August 28

    Tuesday, September 5

    Tuesday, September 5

    Tuesday, October 3

    +Friday, October 13

    Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.14-17

    Wednesday, October 18

    Monday, November 6

    Monday - Friday, Nov. 13-17

    Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 22-26

    Monday, November 27

    Friday, December 8

    Monday - Saturday, Dec. 11-16

    Saturday, December 16, noon

    Spring Semester 2018

       
         

    Residents move-in

    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

    Last day for schedule change

    Last day for P/F grading option

    Mid-semester grades due

    Mid-semester break

    Classes resume

    Last day to withdraw from a course

    Easter Break

    Classes Resume

    Registration for Fall Semester 2019

    Last day of classes

    Final examinations

    Residence halls close

    Commencement

     

    Sunday, January 14, 2018

    Monday, January 14

    Tuesday, January 23

    Tuesday, January 23

    +Friday, March 2

    Saturday - Sunday, March 3-11 

    Monday, March 12

    Tuesday, April 3

    Thursday - Monday, March 29-April 2

    Tuesday, April 3

    Monday -Friday, April 10-13

    *Wednesday, May 2

    Thursday - Wednesday, May 3-9

    Wednesday, May 9

    Sunday, May 13

     

    Summer Session 2018

       
    First day of Summer Session   Monday, May 14, 2018
    Memorial Day - University holiday   Monday, May 28
    Independence Day - No Saturday classes   Monday, July 4
    Last day of Summer Session   Saturday, August 20
         
    Academic year 2017-18 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2017 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2018.

    2018-19 Academic Calendar


    Fall Semester 2018

       
         

    International students arrive

    Freshman class arrives

    New Student Orientation 

    Upperclass residents move-in

    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

    Last day for schedule change

    Last day for P/F grading option

    "Reaching Every Door" (compressed classes)

    Mid-semester grades due

    Mid-semester break

    Classes resume

    Last day to withdraw from a course

    Registration for Spring Semester 2019

    Thanksgiving break

    Classes resume

    Last day of classes

    Final examinations

    Residence halls close

     

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    Thursday, August 23

    Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 23-26

    Sunday, August 26

    Monday, August 27

    Tuesday, September 4

    Tuesday, September 4

    Tuesday, October 2

    +Friday, October 12

    Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.13-16

    Wednesday, October 17

    Monday, November 5

    Monday - Friday, Nov. 12-16

    Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 21-25

    Monday, November 26

    Friday, December 7

    Monday - Saturday, Dec. 10-15

    Saturday, December 15, noon

    Spring Semester 2019

       
         

    Residents move-in

    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

    Last day for schedule change

    Last day for P/F grading option

    Mid-semester grades due

    Mid-semester break

    Classes resume

    Last day to withdraw from a course

    Easter Break

    Classes Resume

    Registration for Fall Semester 2019

    Last day of classes

    Final examinations

    Residence halls close

    Commencement

     

    Sunday, January 13, 2019

    Monday, January 14

    Tuesday, January 22

    Tuesday, January 22

    +Friday, March 1

    Saturday - Sunday, March 2-10 

    Monday, March 11

    Thursday, March 28

    Thursday - Monday, April 18-22

    Tuesday, April 23

    Tuesday -Friday, April 23-26

    *Wednesday, May 1

    Thursday - Wednesday, May 2-8

    Wednesday, May 8, noon

    Sunday, May 12

     

    Summer Session 2019

       
    First day of Summer Session   Monday, May 13, 2016
    Memorial Day - University holiday   Monday, May 27
    Independence Day - No Saturday classes   Monday, July 4
    Last day of Summer Session   Saturday, August 20
         
    Academic year 2018-19 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2018 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2019.

     

    2019-20 Academic Calendar


    Fall Semester 2019

       
         

    International students arrive

    Freshman class arrives

    New Student Orientation 

    Upperclass residents move-in

    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

    Last day for schedule change

    Last day for P/F grading option

    "Reaching Every Door" (compressed classes)

    Mid-semester grades due

    Mid-semester break

    Classes resume

    Last day to withdraw from a course

    Registration for Spring Semester 2020

    Thanksgiving break

    Classes resume

    Last day of classes

    Final examinations

    Residence halls close

     

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Thursday, August 22

    Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 22-25

    Sunday, August 25

    Monday, August 26

    Tuesday, September 3

    Tuesday, September 3

    Tuesday, October 1

    +Friday, October 11

    Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.19-22

    Wednesday, October 23

    Monday, November 4

    Monday - Friday, Nov. 18-22

    Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 27-Dec. 1

    Monday, December 2

    Friday, December 6

    Monday - Saturday, Dec. 9-14

    Saturday, December 14, noon

    Spring Semester 2020

       
         

    Residents move-in

    Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

    Last day for schedule change

    Last day for P/F grading option

    Mid-semester grades due

    Mid-semester break

    Classes resume

    Last day to withdraw from a course

    Easter Break

    Classes Resume

    Registration for Fall Semester 2020

    Last day of classes

    Final examinations

    Residence halls close

    Commencement

     

    Sunday, January 12, 2020

    Monday, January 13

    Tuesday, January 21

    Tuesday, January 21

    +Friday, February 28

    Saturday - Sunday, Feb. 29 - March 8

    Monday, March 9

    Tuesday, March 26

    Thursday - Monday, April 9-13

    Tuesday, April 14

    Monday - Friday, April 21-24

    *Wednesday, April 29

    Thursday - Wednesday, April 30- May 6

    Wednesday, May 6, noon

    Sunday, May 10

     

    Summer Session 2020

       
    First day of Summer Session   Monday, May 11, 2020
    Memorial Day - University holiday   Monday, May 25
    Independence Day - No Saturday classes   Saturday, July 4 (observed July 3)
    Last day of Summer Session   Saturday, August 20
         
    Academic year 2019-20 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2019 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2020.