Academic Calendars

2015-16 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Semester I, 2015-16

  • New Students Arrive - Friday, August 21
  • First Day of Classes - 8:00 a.m., Monday, August 24
    Late Registration Fee begins August 1 for all continuing students who are not registered for classes.
  • Last Day to Add Classes - Monday, 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 7
  • 4-Week Appraisals - New and Transfer Students Only, Friday, September 18
  • Fall Break Begins - Friday, October 9, after last class
  • Classes Resume - 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 14
  • 8-Week Appraisals - All Undergraduate Students, Friday, October 16
  • Last Day to DROP courses without receiving a grade of “WF” - Friday, October 30
  • Registration for Semester II Begins - Monday, November 2
  • Thanksgiving Recess Begins - After Last Class on Tuesday, November 24
  • Classes Resume - 8:00 a.m., Monday, November 30
  • Classes End - After Last Class on Wednesday, December 2
  • Reading Day - Thursday, December 3
  • Final Examinations Begin - 8:00 a.m., Friday, December 4
  • Final Examinations End - 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 9
  • All Final Grades to Office of the Registrar - 12:00 Noon, Monday, December 14, 2015

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
  • 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
  • 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