Academic Calendars

2015-16 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Semester II, 2015-16

  • Martin Luther King Day (No Classes) - Monday, January 18
  • First Day of Classes - 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 19
    Late Registration Fee begins December 6th for all continuing students who are not registered for classes.
  • Last Day to ADD Classes - Tuesday, January 26
    Dropping a course after this date will result in a “W” on your transcript for the class.
  • 4-Week Appraisals - New and Transfer Students Only, Monday, February 15
  • Student Research Conference (No Classes) - Tuesday, February 23
  • Student Advising Week - Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11
  • 8-Week Appraisals - All Undergraduate Students, Friday, March 11
  • Spring Break Begins - After Last Class on Friday, March 11
  • Classes Resume (Spring Break) - 8:00 a.m., Monday, March 21
  • Registration for Summer 2016 Begins - Monday, March 21
  • Student Advising Week - Monday, March 21 to Thursday, March 24
  • Easter Break Begins - After Last Class on Thursday, March 24
  • Classes Resume (Easter Break) - 8:00 a.m., Monday, March 28
  • Registration for 2016-2017 Semester I Begins - Monday, March 28
  • Last Day to DROP courses without receiving a grade of “WF” - Friday, April 1
  • Classes End - After Last Class on Tuesday, May 3
  • Reading Day - Wednesday, May 4
  • Final Examinations Begin - 8:00 a.m., Thursday, May 5
  • Final Examinations End - 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 10
  • Senior Grades to Office of Registrar - 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, May 11
  • Commencement - Sunday, May 15
  • All Other Final Grades to Office of the Registrar - 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, May 17

2016-17 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Semester I, 2016-17

  • New Students Arrive - Friday, August 19
  • First Day of Classes - 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 24
  • Last Day to Add Classes - Wednesday, August 31
    Dropping a class after this date will result in a “W” on your transcript for the class.
  • Labor Day (No Classes) - Monday, September 5
  • HYPE Day - Thursday, September 15
  • 4-Week Appraisals due - Friday, September 23
    For first semester students and students on warning or probation.
  • Fall Break Begins - After Last Class on Friday, October 7
  • Classes Resume - 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 11
  • HYPE Day - Wednesday, October 19
  • 8-Week Appraisals due - Friday, October 21
    For all undergraduate students.
  • Student Advising Weeks - Monday, October 24 to Friday, November 4
  • Last Day to DROP courses without receiving a grade of “WF” - Friday, November 4
  • Registration for Semester II Begins - Monday, November 7
  • HYPE Day - Tuesday, November 15
  • Thanksgiving Recess Begins - After Last Class on Friday, November 18
  • 12-Week Appraisals due - Friday, November 18
    For all undergraduate students.
  • Classes Resume - 8:00 a.m., Monday, November 28
  • Classes End - After Last Class on Friday, December 9
  • Final Examinations Begin - 8:00 a.m., Monday, December 12
  • Final Examinations End - 12:30 p.m., Thursday, December 15
  • All Final Grades to Office of the Registrar - Noon, Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Semester II, 2016-17

  • First Day of Classes - 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 17
  • Last Day to ADD Classes - Tuesday, January 24
    Dropping a course after this date will result in a “W” on your transcript for the class.
  • HYPE Day - Wednesday, January 25
  • HYPE Day - Tuesday, February 14
  • 4-Week Appraisals due - Friday, February 17
    For first semester students and students on warning or probation.
  • Spring Break Begins - After Last Class on Friday, March 3
  • Classes Resume - 8:00 a.m. Monday, March 13
  • Student Advising Weeks - Monday, March 13 to Friday, March 24
  • HYPE Day - Thursday, March 16
  • 8-Week Appraisals due - Friday, March 17
    For all undergraduate students.
  • Registration for Semester I, 2017-2018 Begins - Monday, March 27
  • Last Day to DROP Courses without receiving a grade of "WF" - Friday, March 31
  • Student Research Conference - Wednesday, April 5
  • Easter Break Begins - After Last Class on Thursday, April 13
  • 12-Week Appraisals due - Friday, April 14
    For all undergraduate students.
  • Classes Resume (Easter Break) - 8:00 a.m., Monday, April 17
  • Classes End - After Last Class on Wednesday, May 3
  • Final Examinations Begin - 8:00 a.m., Friday, May 5
    Note: Final examinations will also be held on Saturday, May 6.
  • Final Examinations End - 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 9
  • Senior Grades to Office of the Registrar - Noon, Wednesday, May 10
  • Commencement - Sunday, May 14
  • All Other Final Grades to Office of the Registrar - Noon, Tuesday, May 16