Academic Calendars

The calendars below pertain to the following schools:

School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies
School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies
School of Social Work

Summer Semester 2015

Mini Session begins Monday, 5/18
Last day to add mini session courses Monday, 5/18
Memorial Day - No Classes Monday, 5/25
Mini Session ends Friday, 6/5*
Six Week Session begins Monday, 6/8
Eight Week Session Begins Monday, 6/8
Last day to add six week session courses Tuesday, 6/9
Last day to add eight week session courses Wednesday, 6/10
Degree applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2015 Monday, 6/15
Independence Day - No Classes Friday, 7/3*
Six Week Session ends Friday, 7/17*
Eight Week Session ends Friday, 7/31*
*Classes that are not held due to the Memorial Day and Independence Day holidays are to be made up.  Fridays of each session are reserved for such make-ups.  

Fall Semester 2015

Fall early registration period Monday, 4/6
All College Meeting Thursday, 9/3
Last day to register without a late fee Monday, 9/7
Labor Day - No Classes Monday, 9/7
Classes Begin Tuesday, 9/8
Last day to add first half activity courses Wednesday, 9/9
Last day to add full semester courses Monday, 9/14
Last day to drop first half activity course without withdrawal grade Monday, 9/14
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Monday, 9/21
Humanics in Action Day - No classes until 4 p.m. Tuesday, 9/29
Rain date: 10/6
Degree applications due in Registrar's Office for December 2015 Friday, 10/2
Columbus Day - No Classes Monday, 10/12
Last day to withdraw from first half activity courses Friday, 10/16
Mid-semester grades due from faculty Monday, 10/19 – Sunday, 10/25
First half activity courses end Tuesday, 10/27
Second half activity courses start Wednesday, 10/28
Last day to add second half activity courses Thursday, 10/29
Last day to drop second half activity courses without a withdrawal grade Wednesday, 11/4
Spring semester early registration period Begins Monday, 11/16, more info. to follow
Last day to withdraw from Fall full semester courses Wednesday, 11/25
Residence halls close for Thanksgiving break Tuesday, 11/24, 9 p.m.
Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, 11/25
Residence halls re-open Sunday, 11/29, noon
Classes resume Monday, 11/30
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for May 2016 graduates and August 2016 graduates requesting to participate in the May 2016 ceremony Tuesday, 12/1
Last day to withdraw from second half activity courses Wednesday, 12/9
Classes end Friday, 12/18
Reading Days Saturday, Sunday, December 19, 20
Exams Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, December 21, 22, 23
Residence halls close for semester break Wednesday, 12/23, 7 p.m.
Final date for submission of fall grades from faculty Thursday, 12/31
December Degree Conferral Date Thursday, 12/31

Spring Semester 2016

New Student Orientation To be announced
Residence Halls open for spring semester Monday, 1/18, noon
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes Monday, 1/18
Last day to register without a late fee Tuesday, 1/19
Classes begin Wednesday, 1/20
Last day to add first half activity courses Thursday, 1/21
Last day to add full semester courses Tuesday, 1/26
Last day to drop first half activity course without withdrawal grade Tuesday, 1/26
Last day to drop full semester course without withdrawal grade Tuesday, 2/2
President's Day - No classes Monday, 2/15
Last day to withdraw from 1st half activity courses Tuesday, 2/23
Mid-semester grades due from faculty Monday, 3/7-Sunday, 3/13
First half activity courses end Tuesday, 3/8
Second half activity courses start Wednesday, 3/9
Last day to add second half activity courses Thursday, 3/10
Residence halls close for Spring Break Friday, 3/11, 7 p.m.
Spring Break Monday, 3/14-Friday, 3/18
Residence halls re-open Sunday, 3/20, noon
Classes resume Monday, 3/21
Last day to drop second half activity courses without a withdrawal grade Tuesday, 3/22
Fall/summer semester early registration period Begins Monday, 4/4, more info. to follow
Last day to withdraw from spring full semester courses Friday, 4/15
Last day to withdraw from second half activity courses Tuesday, 4/19
Classes End Tuesday, 5/3
Reading Days Wednesday, 5/4
Exams Thursday, 5/5; Friday, 5/6; Monday, 5/9; Tuesday, 5/10
Residence halls close Tuesday, 5/10 5:00 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for graduating students Thursday, 5/12
Baccalaureate Saturday, 5/14
Graduate Commencement Saturday, 5/14
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, 5/15
(All graduating seniors must check out of their residence hall and return their keys to their respective halls by 4 p.m.) Sunday, 5/15, 4 p.m.
Final date for submission of spring grades from faculty for all students Monday, 5/16
Degree Applications due in Registrar's Office for August 2016 Monday, 6/1