Academic Calendars

The calendars below pertain to the following schools:

  • School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies
  • School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
  • School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies

Summer Semester 2016

Mini Session begins Monday, 5/16
Last day to add mini session courses Monday, 5/16
Memorial Day - No Classes Monday, 5/30
Mini Session ends Friday, 6/3*
Six Week Session begins Monday, 6/6
Eight Week Session Begins Monday, 6/6
Last day to add six week session courses Tuesday, 6/7
Last day to add eight week session courses Wednesday, 6/8
Degree applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2016 Monday, 6/13
Independence Day - No Classes Monday, 7/4*
Six Week Session ends Friday, 7/15*
Eight Week Session ends Friday, 7/29*
*Classes that are not held due to the Memorial Day and Independence Day holidays are to be made up. Fridays of each session are reserved for such make-ups.

Fall Semester 2016

Fall early registration period Monday, 4/16
All College Meeting Thursday, 9/1
Residence Halls open for First Year
Move-in only
Friday, 9/2, 8 a.m. - noon
Residence Halls open for Upper-Division students Sunday, 9/4 and Monday, 9/5, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Last day to register without a late fee Monday, 9/5
Labor Day - No Classes Monday, 9/5
Classes Begin Tuesday, 9/6
Last day to add first half activity courses Wednesday, 9/7
Last day to add full semester courses Monday, 9/12
Last day to drop first half activity course without withdrawal grade Monday, 9/12
Degree applications due in Registrar's Office for December 2016 Friday, 9/16
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Monday, 9/19
Humanics in Action Day - No classes until 4 p.m. Thursday, 9/29, rain date Thursday 10/6
Columbus Day - No Classes Monday, 10/10
Last day to withdraw from first half activity courses Friday, 10/14
Mid-semester grades due from faculty Monday, 10/17 – Sunday, 10/30
First half activity courses end Tuesday, 10/25
Second half activity courses start Wednesday, 10/26
Last day to add second half activity courses Thursday, 10/27
Last day to drop second half activity courses without a withdrawal grade Wednesday, 11/2
Spring semester early registration period Begins Monday, 11/14, more info to follow
Last day to withdraw from Fall full semester courses Tuesday, 11/22
Residence halls close for Thanksgiving break Tuesday, 11/22, 7 p.m.
Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, 11/23
Residence halls re-open Sunday, 11/27, noon
Classes resume Monday, 11/28
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for May 2017 graduates Tuesday, 11/29
Last day to withdraw from second half activity courses Wednesday, 12/7
Classes end Friday, 12/16
Reading Days Saturday, Sunday, December 17, 18
Exams Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, December 19, 20, 21, 22
Residence halls close for semester break Thursday, 12/22, 7 p.m.
Final date for submission of fall grades from faculty Friday, 12/30
December Degree Conferral Date TBA

Spring Semester 2017

New Student Orientation To be announced
Residence Halls open for spring semester Monday, 1/16, noon
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes Monday, 1/16
Last day to register without a late fee Tuesday, 1/17
Classes begin Wednesday, 1/18
Last day to add first half activity courses Thursday, 1/19
Last day to add full semester courses Tuesday, 1/24
Last day to drop first half activity course without withdrawal grade Tuesday, 1/24
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Tuesday, 1/31
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2017 graduates requesting to participate in the May 2017 ceremony Wednesday, 2/1
President's Day - No classes Monday, 2/20
Last day to withdraw from 1st half activity courses Tuesday, 2/21
Mid-semester grades due from faculty Monday, 3/6 - Sunday, 3/19
First half activity courses end Tuesday, 3/7
Second half activity courses start Wednesday, 3/8
Last day to add second half activity courses Thursday, 3/9
Residence halls close for Spring Break Friday, 3/10, 7 p.m.
Spring Break Monday, 3/13 - Friday, 3/17
Residence halls re-open Sunday, 3/19, noon
Classes resume Monday, 3/20
Last day to drop second half activity courses without a withdrawal grade Tuesday, 3/21
Fall/summer semester early registration period Begins Monday, 4/3, more info to follow
Last day to withdraw from spring full semester courses Friday, 4/14
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2017 Friday, 4/14
Last day to withdraw from second half activity courses Tuesday, 4/18
Classes End Tuesday, 5/2
Reading Days Wednesday, 5/3
Exams Thursday, 5/4; Friday, 5/5; Monday, 5/8; Tuesday, 5/9
Residence halls close Tuesday, 5/9 - 5:00 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for graduating students Thursday, 5/11
Baccalaureate Saturday, 5/13
Graduate Commencement Saturday, 5/13
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, 5/14
(All graduating seniors must check out of their residence hall and return their keys to their respective halls by 4 p.m.) Sunday, 5/14, 4 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for all students Monday, 5/15