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 1:00 p.m. for returning students
Mon, Aug 24Fall check-in
Tue, Aug 25Classes begin
Mon, Aug 31Pass/no pass/audit deadline for first-half & full-semester courses
Mon, Aug 31Deadline for adding 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 14Final exams
Spring session 2016
Mon, Jan 11Residence halls open
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
Mon, Mar 7-Tue, Mar 15Spring break
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
Sat, May 14Commencement