Undergraduate Programs

Academic Year 2016-2017 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
New Students Arrive Aug. 23 Jan. 19
Orientation Aug. 23 - 28 Jan. 19 - 22
Returning Students Arrive Aug. 26 Jan. 20
New Student Registration Aug. 26 Jan. 20
Classes Begin Aug. 29 Jan. 23
Deadline for Schedule Changes (Drop/Add) Sep. 2 Jan. 27
February Break NA Feb. 24
Academic Travel Oct. 22 - Nov. 5 Mar. 11 - 25
Advising & Registration Nov. 7 - 18 Mar. 27 - Apr. 7
University Day
Classes will not be held as students are expected to
participate in scheduled events
NA Apr. 12
Easter Break NA Apr. 17
Withdrawal Deadline Nov. 24 Apr. 28
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 25 NA
Last Day of Classes Dec. 9 May 5
Reading Days Dec. 10 - 11 May 6 - 9
Final Exams
Make up exams will be held on the last day of the exam period.
Dec. 12 - 16 May 10 - 16
Residence Halls Close (non-graduating students)* Dec. 18 May 19
Residence Halls Close (graduating students)* Dec. 18 May 22
Commencement NA May 21
Offices Closed Dec. 26, 2016 -
Jan. 6, 2017
NA
 

Please note: Calendar dates are binding. Late arrivals and early departures are not permitted.

*Residence Halls close at noon on the closing date. 

Graduate Programs

Fall 2016
New students arrive Aug. 19
Foundation week Aug. 22 - 28
Classes begin Aug. 29
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 25
Last day of classes Dec. 16
Offices closed Dec. 26 2016 - Jan. 6 2017
   
Spring 2017
Returning students arrive Jan. 20
Classes begin Jan. 23
February Break Feb. 24
Academic Travel Mar. 11 - 25
University Day Apr. 12
Easter Break Apr. 17
Last Day of Classes May 19
Commencement May 21
   

Please note: Calendar dates are binding. Late arrivals and early departures are not permitted.