USciences Academic Calendars

Fall 2016
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 Tuesday, September 6
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September 9
Mid-Semester Pacing Day (No Classes) 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
Spring 2017
Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 11
Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Monday, January 16
Classes Begin 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 and 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
Summer 2017
Summer A Classes Begin Monday, May 8
Summer I Classes Begin Monday, May 15
Summer A Drop/Add Ends Thursday, May 18
Summer I Drop/Add Ends Monday, May 22
Memorial Day-University Closed Monday, May 29
Summer I Course Withdraw Deadline Thursday, June 8
Summer A Course Withdraw Deadline Thursday, June 29
Summer I Ends Friday, June 30
Summer II Begins Monday, July 3
Independence Day - University Closed Tuesday, July 4
Summer II Drop/Add Ends Monday, July 10
Summer II Course Withdraw Deadline Thursday, July 27
Summer II Ends Friday, August 18
Summer A Ends Friday, August 25



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