USciences Academic Calendars

Academic Year 2016-2017*

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

2017 Summer Terms

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

Academic Year 2017-2018*

Fall 2017
Drop/Add Period Begins Monday, August 21
Classes Begin Monday, August 28
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 4
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 5
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September 8
Mid-Semester Pacing Day (No Classes) Monday, October 9
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, October 13
Spring Registration Begins Sunday-Friday, October 29-November 10
University is Open for Business Wednesday, November 22
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 8
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, December 9
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 13
Final Examinations End Friday, December 15
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 15
Spring 2018
Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 10
Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Monday, January 15
Classes Begin Monday, January 15
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, January 26
Spring Recess (No Classes) Monday-Friday, March 5-9
Classes Resume Monday, March 12
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, March 16
Fall and Summer Registration Begins Sunday-Friday, April 1-13
Last Day of Classes Friday, April 27
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, April 28
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, May 2
Final Examinations End Friday, May 4
Spring Semester Ends

Friday, May 4

Academic Year 2018-2019*

Fall 2018
Drop/Add Period Begins Monday, August 20
Classes Begin Monday, August 27
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 03
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 04
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September 07
Mid-Semester Pacing Day (No Classes) Monday, October 8
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, October 19
Spring Registration Begins-Ends Sunday-Friday, October 28-November 9
University is Open for Business Wednesday, November 21
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday-Friday, November 21-23
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 7
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, December 8
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 12
Final Examinations End Friday, December 14
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 14
Spring 2019
Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 9
Classes Begin  Monday, January 14
Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service** Monday, January 21
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, January 25
Spring Recess (No Classes) Monday-Friday, March 04-08
Classes Resume Monday, March 11
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, March 15
Fall and Summer Registration Begins-Ends Sunday-Friday, March 31-April 12
Last Day of Classes Friday, April 26
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, April 27
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, May 1
Final Examinations End Friday, May 03
Spring Semester Ends

Friday, May 03

* The Academic Calendar is subject to change.

** Classes that are scheduled at 4 pm or later will be held as scheduled on MLK Day of Service

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University of the Sciences
Registrar's Office, Mailbox 32
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-8813 Fax: 215-596-8819

Email:

registrar@usciences.edu