Academic calendars

2016-17 academic calendar

Fall session 2016
Fri, Aug 19New student orientation
Fri, Aug 19Residence halls open at noon for new students
Sun, Aug 21Residence halls open at 1:00 p.m. for returning students
Mon, Aug 22Fall check-in
Tue, Aug 23Classes begin
Mon, Aug 29Deadline for adding first-half & full-semester courses
Mon, Aug 29Pass/no pass/audit deadline for first-half & full-semester courses
Mon, Sep 26Deadline for dropping first-half courses
Thu, Oct 13-Fri, Oct 14Final exams for first-half courses
Fri, Oct 14End of midterm grading period
Mon, Oct 17-Tue, Oct 18Midterm break
Wed, Oct 19Classes resume
Tue, Oct 25Deadline for adding second-half courses
Tue, Oct 25Pass/no pass/audit deadline for second-half courses
Wed, Oct 26Registration for Spring 2017 begins
Wed, Nov 2Deadline for dropping full-semester courses
Tue, Nov 22Deadline for dropping second-half courses
Wed, Nov 23-Fri, Nov 25Thanksgiving vacation
Mon, Nov 28Classes resume
Fri, Dec 9Last day of classes
Mon, Dec 12-Thu, Dec 15Final exams
Spring session 2017
Mon, Jan 9Residence halls open
Tue, Jan 10Classes begin
Mon, Jan 16Deadline for adding first-half and full-semester courses
Mon, Jan 16Pass/no pass/audit deadline for first-half and full-semester courses
Mon, Feb 13Deadline for dropping first-half courses
Wed, Feb 15Day of learning
Thu, Mar 2-Fri, Mar 3Final exams for first-half courses
Fri, Mar 3End of midterm grading period
Mon, Mar 6-Tue, Mar 14Spring break
Wed, Mar 15Classes resume
Tue, Mar 21Deadline for adding second-half courses
Tue, Mar 21Pass/no pass/audit deadline for second-half courses
Wed, Mar 22Registration for Fall 2017 begins
Wed, Mar 29Deadline for dropping full semester courses
Thu, Apr 13-Mon, Apr 17Easter break
Tue, Apr 18Classes resume
Fri, Apr 21Deadline for dropping second-half courses
Fri, May 5Last day of classes
Mon, May 8-Thu, May 11Final exams
Fri, May 12Baccalaaureate
Sat, May 13Commencement