Academic calendars

2015-16 academic calendar

Fall session 2015
Fri, Aug 21Residence halls open at noon for new students
Sat, Aug 22New student orientation
Sun, Aug 23Residence halls open at 1 p.m. for returning students
Mon, Aug 24Fall check-in
Tue, Aug 25Classes begin
Mon, Aug 31Deadline for adding first-half & full-semester courses
Mon, Aug 31Pass/no pass/audit deadline for first-half & full-semester courses
Mon, Sep 28Deadline for dropping first-half courses
Thu, Oct 15-Fri, Oct 16Final exams for first-half courses
Fri, Oct 16End of midterm grading period
Mon, Oct 19-Tue, Oct 20Midterm break
Wed, Oct 21Classes resume
Tue, Oct 27Deadline for adding second-half courses
Tue, Oct 27Pass/no pass/audit deadline for second-half courses
Wed, Oct 28Registration for Spring 2016 begins
Wed, Nov 4Deadline for dropping full-semester courses
Tue, Nov 24Deadline for dropping second-half courses
Wed, Nov 25-Fri, Nov 27Thanksgiving vacation
Mon, Nov 30Classes resume
Fri, Dec 11Last day of classes
Mon, Dec 14-Thu, Dec 17Final exams
Fri, Dec 18Residence halls close at 9 a.m. for Christmas break
Spring session 2016
Mon, Jan 11Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for spring semester
Tue, Jan 12Classes begin
Mon, Jan 18Deadline for adding first-half and full-semester courses
Mon, Jan 18Pass/no pass/audit deadline for first-half and full-semester courses
Mon, Feb 15Deadline for dropping first-half courses
Thu, Mar 3-Fri, Mar 4Final exams for first-half courses
Fri, Mar 4End of midterm grading period
Fri, Mar 4Residence halls close at 8 p.m. for spring break
Mon, Mar 7-Tue, Mar 15Spring break
Mon, Mar 14Residence halls reopen at noon following spring break
Wed, Mar 16Classes resume
Tue, Mar 22Deadline for adding second-half courses
Tue, Mar 22Pass/no pass/audit deadline for second-half courses
Wed, Mar 23Registration for Fall 2016 begins
Thu, Mar 24-Mon, Mar 28Easter break
Tue, Mar 29Classes resume
Mon, Apr 4Deadline for dropping full semester courses
Fri, Apr 22Deadline for dropping second-half courses
Fri, May 6Last day of classes
Mon, May 9-Thu, May 12Final exams
Fri, May 13Baccalaaureate
Fri, May 13Residence halls close at 9 a.m. to all non-graduating seniors
Sat, May 14Residence halls close at 4 p.m. to graduating seniors
Sat, May 14Apartments close at 6 p.m. to graduating seniors
Sat, May 14Commencement