Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Academic Year

FALL 2016 SEMESTER

Orientation for new students Wednesday thru Sunday August 17-21
First class for first-year students Friday August 19
Enrollment Online via Web Dates TBA
First Full Class Day Monday August 22
Last Day to Add Courses Friday August 26
Last Day to Drop Courses w/o Dean’s Approval Friday August 26
Mid-Semester Break Saturday thru Sunday October 15 – 23
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday thru Sunday Nov. 23 – 27
Wednesday/Thursday classes held Monday/Tuesday† Dec. 5-6
Last Class Day Tuesday Dec. 6
Study Period Wednesday and Thursday Dec. 7 – 8
Examinations Friday thru Saturday Dec. 9 – 17

Classes will be held on Labor Day, Sept. 5.
†Wednesday classes from Nov. 23 will meet on Dec. 5. Thursday classes from Nov. 24 will meet on Dec. 6.
(Faculty will individually reschedule Nov. 25 Friday classes as necessary).

SPRING 2017 SEMESTER

Enrollment Online via Web Dates TBA
First Class Day Monday Jan. 16
Last Day to Add Courses Friday Jan. 20
Last Day to Drop Courses w/o Dean’s Approval Friday Jan. 20
Mid-Semester Break Saturday thru Sunday March 11 – 19
Easter Break Friday thru Monday April 14 – 17
Friday classes held Tuesday†† May 2
Last Class Day Tuesday May 2
Study Period Wednesday and Thursday May 3 – 4
Examinations Friday thru Tuesday May 5 – May 16†††
Commencement Saturday/Sunday May 20 – 21

FALL 2017 SEMESTER

Orientation for new students Wednesday thru Sunday August 16-20
First class for first-year students Friday August 18
Enrollment Online via Web Dates TBA
First Full Class Day Monday August 21
Last Day to Add Courses Friday August 25
Last Day to Drop Courses w/o Dean’s Approval Friday August 25
Mid-Semester Break Saturday thru Sunday October 14 – 22
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday thru Sunday Nov. 22 – 26
Wednesday/Thursday classes held Monday/Tuesday† Dec. 4-5
Last Class Day Tuesday Dec. 5
Study Period Wednesday and Thursday Dec. 6 – 7
Examinations Friday thru Saturday Dec. 8 – 16

Classes will be held on Labor Day, September 4.
*Wednesday classes from Nov. 22 will meet on Dec. 4. Thursday classes from Nov. 23 will meet on December 5.
(Faculty will individually reschedule Nov 24 Friday classes as necessary)

SPRING 2018 SEMESTER

Enrollment Online via Web Dates TBA
First Class Day Monday Jan. 15
Last Day to Add Courses Friday Jan. 19
Last Day to Drop Courses w/o Dean’s Approval Friday Jan. 19
Mid-Semester Break Saturday thru Sunday March 10 – 18
Easter Break Friday thru Monday March 30 – April 2
Friday classes held Tuesday†† May 1
Last Class Day Tuesday May 1
Study Period Wednesday and Thursday May 2 – 3
Examinations Friday thru Tuesday May 4 – May 15†††
Commencement Saturday/Sunday May 19 – 20
  • Friday classes from March 30 will meet on May 1.

    • May 14 and 15 reserved for 1L exams only. Third-year grades due by noon on Monday, May 14.