2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall Session 2016

August 23 Residence halls open; move-in day for both new and returning students

August 24 New student orientation begins

August 29 Fall semester and fall mini-term I begins; add/drop period begins

August 29 Payment or payment arrangement due for fall (includes full 16-week semester and fall mini-term I and fall mini-term II)

September 5 Labor Day; university closed; no classes

September 6 Last day to add courses for fall semester and fall mini-term I; last day to drop courses for fall semester and fall mini-term I and avoid courses appearing on transcript

September 6 Last day of 100% refund period for fall semester and fall mini-term I

September 10 Last day of 50% refund period for fall mini-term I

September 16 Last day of 50% refund period for fall semester

September 19-23 Fall mini-term I midterm exams

September 23 Last day to change from credit to audit for fall semester classes

September 28 Fall mini-term I midterm grades due

September 30 Fall mini-term I midterm grades put on student LCP

October 7 Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcripts for fall mini-term I

October 17-21 Fall semester midterm exams

October 21 Fall mini-term I ends

October 24 Fall mini-term II begins; add/drop period begins

October 26 Fall mini-term I grades due

October 26 Fall semester midterm grades due

October 28 Fall semester midterm grades put on student LCP

October 28 Graduation applications due for May 2017 degree candidates

October 31 Last day to add courses for fall mini-term II; last day to drop courses for fall mini-term II and avoid courses appearing on transcript

October 31 Last day of 100% refund period for fall mini-term II

November 4 Last day of 50% refund period for fall mini-term II

November 11 Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcripts for fall semester; last day to change from letter grade to pass/fail for fall semester

November 14 Spring registration begins

November 14-18 Fall mini-term II midterm exams

November 23 Fall mini-term II midterm grades due

November 23 Thanksgiving Eve Day; no classes

November 24-25 Thanksgiving holiday; university closed; no classes

November 25 Fall mini-term II midterm grades put on student LCP

December 2 Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcripts for fall mini-term II

December 12-16 Final exams

December 16 Fall semester ends

December 17 Residence halls close at noon for students registered for fall 16-week semester classes

December 20 Fall mini-term II ends

December 21 Residence halls close at noon for students registered for fall mini-term II classes

December 21 Fall semester grades due

December 23 Fall mini-term II grades due

December 26 Christmas Day observed; university closed

Spring Session 2017

January 2 New Year’s Day observed; university closed

January 10 Residence halls open; move-in day for both new and returning students

January 11 New student orientation begins

January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday; university closed; no classes

January 17 Spring semester and spring mini-term I begins; add/drop period begins

January 17 Payment or payment arrangement due for spring semester (includes 16-week semester and spring mini-term I and spring mini-term II)

January 24 Last day to add courses for spring semester and spring mini-term I; last day to drop courses for spring semester and spring mini-term I and avoid courses appearing on transcript;

January 24 Last day of 100% refund period for spring semester and spring mini-term I

January 28 Last day of 50% refund period for spring mini-term I

February 4 Last day of 50% refund period for spring semester

February 6-10 Spring mini-term I midterm exams

February 10 Last day to change from credit to audit

February 10 Graduation applications due for August 2017 degree candidates

February 15 Spring mini-term I midterm grades due

February 17 Spring mini-term I midterm grades put on student LCP

February 24 Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcripts for spring mini-term I

March 6-10 Spring semester midterm exams

March 10 Spring mini-term I ends

March 13-17 Spring break; no classes

March 15 Spring mini-term I grades due

March 15 Spring semester midterm grades due

March 15 Summer registration begins

March 17 Spring semester midterm grades put on student LCP

March 20 Spring mini-term II begins; add/drop period begins

March 27 Last day to add courses for spring mini-term II; last day to drop course for spring mini-term II and avoid courses appearing on transcript

March 27 Last day of 100% refund period for spring mini-term II

March 31 Last day of 50% refund period for spring mini-term II

April 7 Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcripts for spring semester; last day to change from letter grade to pass/fail for spring semester

April 10 Fall registration begins

April 10-14 Spring mini-term II midterm exams

April 17 2017 Fall semester housing selection opens for continuing students

April 19 Spring mini-term II midterm grades due

April 21 Spring mini-term II midterm grades put on student LCP

April 21 Graduation applications due for December 2017 undergraduate degree candidates

April 28 Last day to withdraw with “W” on transcripts for spring mini-term II

May 8-12 Final exams

May 12 Spring semester ends

May 12 Spring mini-term II ends

May 13 Commencement; residence halls close at noon for students not participating in graduation

May 14 Residence halls close at noon for students participating in graduation

May 17 Spring semester and spring mini-term II grades due

May 29 Memorial Day observed; university closed

Summer Session 2017

May 15 Summer semester-1 begins; add/drop period begins

May 15 Payment or payment arrangement due for summer semester-1

May 22 Last day to add courses for summer semester-1; last day to drop courses for summer semester-1 and avoid courses appearing on transcript; last day of 100% refund period

May 26 Last day of 50% refund period for summer semester-1

May 29 Memorial Day observed; university closed; no classes

June 7 Summer semester-1 midterm exams

June 9 Summer semester-1 midterm grades due

June 12 Summer semester-1 midterm grades put on student LCP

June 16 Last day to withdraw for summer semester-1 with “W” on transcripts

June 30 Summer semester-1 ends

July 3 Summer semester-2 begins; add/drop begins

July 3 Payment or payment arrangement due for summer semester-2

July 4 Independence Day observed; university closed; no classes

July 5 Summer semester-1 grades due

July 10 Last day to add courses for summer semester-2; last day to drop courses for summer semester-2 and avoid courses appearing on transcript

July 14 Last day of 50% refund period for summer semester-2

July 26 Summer semester-2 midterm exams

July 28 Summer semester-2 midterm grades due

July 31 Summer semester-2 midterm grades put on student LCP

August 4 Last day to withdraw for summer semester-2 with “W” on transcripts

August 18 Summer semester-2 ends

August 23 Summer semester-2 grades due