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Academic Calendar

FALL 2015 Semester

 

Monday, August 3 Students Apply in SIS for December 2015 Graduation
Saturday, August 22 Arrival of New Students and Start of Orientation
Saturday, August 22 through Monday, August 24 Orientation Continues
Monday, August 24 Deadline to file for Leave of Absence
Monday, August 24 through Friday, August 28 Advising For New Students
Tuesday, August 25 Classes Begin
Tuesday, September 8

Last Day for Adding Classes
Last Day to Change to or from "Credit/No Credit" Option
Last Day to Elect the AU (Audit) Option
(must be done using a course action form)

Wednesday, September 9 Last Day to Drop a Class
Friday, October 2 Last Day of Classes Before Reading Holiday
Saturday, October 3 through Tuesday, October 6 Reading Days
Wednesday, October 7 Classes Resume
Friday, October 16 Class Search Available for Spring 2016 Classes
Tuesday, October 20 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
Friday, October 23 Fall Convocation
Friday, October 23 through Sunday, October 25 Family Weekend
Monday, November 2 through Friday, November 6 Advising for Spring 2016 Course Selection
Monday, November 2 through
Friday, December 18
Students Apply in SIS for May 2016 Graduation
Monday, November 9 through
Wednesday, November 18
Undergraduate Enrollment for Spring 2016 Classes
Tuesday, November 17 Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Return for Spring 2016 Semester
Tuesday, November 24 Last Day of Classes before Thanksgiving Recess
Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday, November 29 Thanksgiving Recess
Monday, November 30 Classes Resume
Wednesday, December 2 Last Day to Request Change in Examination Schedule
Tuesday, December 8 Classes End
Tuesday, December 8 Last Day for Fourth- Semester Students to Declare a Major
Wednesday, December 9 Reading Day

Thursday, December 10 through Friday,
December 18
(no exams on Sunday, December 13 or Wednesday, December 16)

Course Examinations
Sunday, December 13 and Wednesday, December 16 Reading Days
Wednesday, January 20 Deadline for Completing Authorized Incompletes from the Fall Semester
   

JANUARY TERM 2016

Monday, January 4

January Term Courses Begin
Friday, January 15 January Term Courses End
   

SPRING 2016

Wednesday, January 20 Classes Begin
Wednesday, February 3

Last Day for Adding Classes
Last Day to Elect the AU (Audit) Option (must be done using Course Action Form)
Last Day to Change to or from "Credit/No Credit" Option

Thursday, February 4 Last Day to Drop a Class
Friday, March 4 Last Day of Classes Before Spring Recess
Saturday, March 5 through Sunday, March 13 Spring Recess
Friday, March 11 Class Search Available for Fall 2016 Classes
Monday, March 14 Classes Resume
Wednesday, March 16 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
Monday, March 28 through Friday, April 1 Advising for Fall 2016 Course Selection
Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8 Undergraduate Enrollment Begins for Fall 2016 Classes
Monday, April 11 through Friday, July 1 Students Apply in SIS for August 2016 Graduation
Tuesday, April 19 Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Return for Fall 2016 Semester
Wednesday, April 27 Last Day to Request Change in Examination Schedule
Tuesday, May 3 Classes End
Tuesday, May 3 Last Day for Fourth-Semester Students to Declare a Major
Wednesday, May 4 Reading Day

Thursday, May 5 through Friday, May 13
(no exams on Sunday, May 8 or
Wednesday, May 11)

Course Examinations
Sunday, May 8 and Wednesday,
May 11
Reading Days
Saturday, May 21 Final Exercises
Friday, June 10 Deadline for Completing Authorized Incompletes from the Spring Semester
Friday, July 1 Last Day to Apply for August 2016 Graduation

 

Fall 2013 Semester

Thursday, August 1 through Tuesday, October 1 Students Apply in SIS for December 2013 Graduation
Monday, August 26 Deadline to file for Leave of Absence
Saturday, August 24 Arrival of New Students and Start of Orientation
Saturday, August 24 through Monday, August 26 Orientation Continues
Monday, August 26 through Friday, August 30 Advising
Tuesday, August 27 Classes Begin
Tuesday, September 10

Last Day for Adding Classes
Last Day to Change to or from "Credit/No Credit" Option
Last Day to Elect the AU (Audit) Option 
(must be done using a course action form)

Wednesday, September 11 Last Day to Drop a Class
Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29 Family Weekend
Friday, September 27 Fall Convocation
Friday, October 11 Last Day of Classes Before Reading Holiday
Saturday, October 12 through Tuesday, October 15 Reading Days
Wednesday, October 16 Classes Resume
Friday, October 18 Class Search Available for Spring Classes
Monday, October 28 through Friday, November 8 Advising for Spring 2014 Course Enrollment
Tuesday, October 22 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
Monday, November 4 through Tuesday, December 17 Students Apply in SIS for May 2014 Graduation

Monday, November 11 through Wednesday, November 20

Undergraduate Enrollment for Spring Classes
Friday, November 15 Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Return for Spring 2014 Semester
Tuesday, November 26 Last Day to Request Change in Examination Schedule
Last Day of Classes before Thanksgiving Recess
Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1 Thanksgiving Recess
Monday, December 2 Classes Resume
Friday, December 6 Classes End
Friday, December 6 Last Day for Fourth- Semester Students to Declare a Major
Sunday, December 8 Reading Day

Monday, December 9 through Tuesday, December 17
(no exams on Thursday, December 12 or Sunday, December 15)

Course Examinations
Thursday, December 12 and Sunday, December 15 Reading Days
Monday, January 13 Deadline for Completing Authorized Incompletes from the Fall Semester
 

 

January Term 2014

 

Thursday, January 2
     (Classes will be held on Saturday, January 4)
January Term Courses Begin
 
Friday, January 10 January Term Courses End