Academic Calendar 2015-2016

 

 

FALL SEMESTER 2015

 

Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 24-25

Faculty and staff pre-week
Thursday, Aug. 27 New student orientation
Friday, Aug. 28 Returning student and new student orientation
Monday, Aug. 31 Classes begin
Friday, Sept. 4 Convocation
Last day to add a class*
Monday, Sept. 7 Labor Day; no classes
Monday, Sept. 14 Last day to drop with 100 percent refund
and a grade of W*
Thursday and Friday, Oct. 15-16 Fall break
Monday, Oct. 19 Classes resume
Friday, Oct. 23 Semester midpoint
Monday, Nov. 23 Last day to drop with WP/WF*
Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving break; no classes
Monday, Nov. 30 Classes resume
Friday, Dec. 18 Last day of the semester
Saturday, Dec. 19-Sunday, Jan. 10 Winter break


WINTER SEMESTER 2016

 

Friday, Jan. 8

Orientation for new students
Monday, Jan. 11 Classes begin
Friday, Jan. 15 Convocation
Last day to add a class*
Monday, Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day; no classes
Monday, Jan. 25 Last day to drop with 100 percent refund
and a grade of W*
Friday, Feb. 26 Semester midpoint
Monday-Friday, March 7-11 Spring break
Monday, March 14 Classes resume
Friday, March 25 Good Friday; no classes
Monday, March 28 Last day to drop with WP/WF*
Thursday, April 28 Last day of the semester
Saturday, April 30 Graduation
Sunday, May 1-Sunday, May 8 Break


SUMMER SEMESTER 2016

 

Friday, May 6

Orientation for new students
Monday, May 9 Classes begin
Friday, May 13 Last day to add a class*
Friday, May 20 Last day to drop a class for 100 percent refund and a grade of W*
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day; no classes
Wednesday, June 22 Last day to drop with WP/WF*
Monday, July 4 Independence Day; no classes
Friday, July 15 Last day of the semester
Saturday, July 16-Sunday, Aug. 21 Break
 
For non-traditional courses (5-week), drop/add dates may vary. For more information, contact your academic department.