Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2016–2017

Fall Semester


Language and Thinking Program
Monday, August 8, 2016 – Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Academic Orientation for Transfer Students
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 – Thursday, August 25, 2016
Transfer Students Arrive: Check-in and Financial Clearance for Transfer Students
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Reem-Kayden Center, 10 am – 2 pm
Matriculation Days: Advising and Registration for New First-Year and Transfer Students
Thursday, August 25, 2016 – Friday, August 26, 2016
Arrival Day for All Returning Students: Check-in and Financial Clearance for all Returning Students
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 10 am – 4 pm
First Day of Classes: Drop/Add Period Begins
Monday, August 29, 2016
First Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Drop/Add Period Ends at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
5 pm
Late Drop Period Ends. Pass/Fail Grading Option Deadline.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Fall Break
Monday, October 10, 2016 – Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Midterm Grades and Criteria Sheets Due. Moderation Papers Due.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Family and Alumni/ae Weekend
Friday, October 28, 2016 – Sunday, October 30, 2016
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Friday, November 18, 2016
Thanksgiving Recess: Classes end at 5 p.m. on Wednesday
Thursday, November 24, 2016 – Sunday, November 27, 2016
Senior Projects Due (5:00 P.M.)
Monday, December 5, 2016
5 pm
Advising Day
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Registration for Spring Classes Opens
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Completion Days
Monday, December 12, 2016 – Friday, December 16, 2016
Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Last Day of Classes
Friday, December 16, 2016
Final Grades and Criteria Sheets Due
Monday, January 2, 2017

Intersession


First-Year Students Return for Citizen Science Program
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Citizen Science Program
Sunday, January 8, 2017 – Wednesday, January 25, 2017
New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Reem-Kayden Center, 10 am – 12 pm
Check-in and Financial Clearance for New First-Year and Transfer Students

Spring Semester


Academic Orientation: Academic Orientation, Advising, and Registration for New First-Year and Transfer Students
Thursday, January 26, 2017 – Friday, January 27, 2017
Arrival Day for Returning Students: Check-in and Financial Clearance for All Returning Students
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 10 am – 4 pm
First Day of Classes: Drop/Add Period Begins
Monday, January 30, 2017
First Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Drop/Add Period Ends at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
5 pm
Late Drop Period Ends. Pass/Fail Grading Option Deadline.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Moderation Papers Due
Friday, March 17, 2017
Spring Recess
Saturday, March 18, 2017 – Sunday, March 26, 2017
Midterm Grades and Criteria Sheets Due
Monday, March 27, 2017
Advising Days
Monday, May 1, 2017 – Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Senior Projects Due (5:00 P.M.)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
5 pm
Registration for Fall Classes Opens
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Completion Days
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Provisional Senior Grades Due in the Office of the Registrar
Monday, May 22, 2017
Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Baccalaureate and Senior Dinner
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Commencement
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Final Grades and Criteria Sheets Due in the Office of the Registrar
Monday, June 5, 2017