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Academic Calendar


Summer 2016

Summer A Begins   Monday, May 9
Drop/Add Summer A Ends   Thursday, May 19 ***
Course Withdraw Summer A Deadline   Thursday, June 30 ***
Summer I Begins   Monday, May 16
Drop/Add Summer I Ends   Monday, May 23 ***
Memorial Day - University Closed   Monday, May 30
Course Withdraw Summer I Deadline   Thursday, June 9 ***
Summer I Ends   Friday, July 1
Summer II Begins   Tuesday, July 5
Independence Day Observance – University Closed   Monday, July 4
Drop/Add Summer II Ends   Monday, July 11 ***
Course Withdraw Summer II Deadline   Thursday, July 28 ***
Summer II Ends   Friday, August 19
Summer A Ends   Friday, August 26

***Course Drop/Add and Withdraw may vary by course section due to length.

Fall 2016

*(Online classes may run on these days at discretion of the faculty.)

Drop/Add Period Begins   Monday, August 22
Classes Begin for all Students   Monday, August 29
Labor Day Holiday (NO Classes)   Monday, September 5
Monday Schedule for Classes (Undergraduate and Professional)   Tuesday, September 6
Drop/Add Period Ends   Friday, September 9
*Mid-Semester Pacing Day - No Undergraduate Classes Will Be Held - Graduate Classes May Be Held As Per Arrangement With Instructors   Monday, October 10
Course Withdrawal Deadline   Friday, October 21
Spring Registration Begins   Sunday-Friday, October 30 - November 11
University is Open for Business   Wednesday, November 23
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes)   Wednesday-Friday, November 23-25
Last Day of Classes   Friday, December 9
Final Examinations Begin   Saturday, December 10
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)   Wednesday, December 14
Final Examinations End   Friday, December 16
Fall Semester Ends   Friday, December 16
Grades Due   Wednesday, December 21 @ noon
Grades Appear on Transcripts   Wednesday, December 21 by 5pm


Spring 2017

Drop/Add Period Begins   Wednesday, January 11
Semester Begins   Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service   Monday, January 16
Drop/Add Period Ends   Friday, January 27
Spring Recess (No Classes)   Monday-Friday, March 6-10
Classes Resume   Monday, March 13
Course Withdrawal Deadline   Friday, March 17
Fall & Summer Registration Begins   Sunday-Friday, April 2-14
Last Day of Classes   Friday, April 28
Final Examinations Begin   Saturday, April 29
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)   Wednesday, May 3
Final Examinations End   Friday, May 5
Spring Semester Ends   Friday, May 5
Grades Due   Wednesday, May 10 @ noon
Grades Appear on Transcripts   Wednesday, May 10 by 5pm
Bachelor's Degree Conferment Ceremony   Friday, May 19
Commencement Ceremony   Wednesday, May 24


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