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Academic Calendar

The formula for the Academic Calendar is approved by the Faculty Senate. The dates that comprise the Academic Calendar each year are approved by both the Faculty Senate and Board of Trustees. For other dates, deadlines, events, policies and university holidays, please see additional calendars on the right.

For university policy information related to religious holidays, please see the Faculty Handbook. For undergraduate policy information related to religious holidays, please refer to the Attendance section within "Office of Undergraduate Studies", "Academic Policies and Procedures" of the University General Bulletin.

 

FALL2015-162016-172017-182018-192019-20
Registration (and Drop/Add) Begin (UG) Apr 6 Apr 4 Apr 3 Apr 9 Apr 8
Classes Begin Aug 24 Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 26
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Aug 25 Aug 30 Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 27
Labor Day Holiday Sep 7 Sep 5 Sep 4 Sep 3 Sep 2
Late Registration and Drop/Add End Sep 4 Sep 9 Sep 8 Sep 7 Sep 6
Deadline Credit/Audit (UG) Sep 4 Sep 9 Sep 8 Sep 7 Sep 6
Fall Break Oct 19/20 Oct 24/25 Oct 23/24 Oct 22/23 Oct 21/22
Mid-Term Grades Due (UG) Oct 19 Oct 24 Oct 23 Oct 22 Oct 21
Deadline for removal of prev. term "I" grades (UG) Nov 6 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 9 Nov 8
Deadline Credit/Audit (G) Nov 6 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 9 Nov 8
Deadline For Class Withdrawal and P/NP (upperclass UG) Nov 6 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 9 NOv 8
Registration for Spring Begins (UG) Nov 9 Nov 14 Nov 13 Nov 12 Nov 11
Thanksgiving Holidays Nov 26/27 Nov 24/25 Nov 23/24 Nov 22/23 Nov 28/29
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (first year UG) Dec 4 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6
Deadline for removal of prev.  term "I" grades (G) Dec 4 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6
Last Day of Class Dec 4 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6
Reading Days Dec 7, 11 Dec 12, 16 Dec 11, 15 Dec 10, 14 Dec 9, 13
Final Exams Begin Dec 8 Dec 13 Dec 12 Dec 11 Dec 10
Final Exams End Dec 16 Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 18
Final Grades Due by 11:00 am Dec 18 Dec 23 Dec 22 Dec 21 Dec 20
Fall Awarding of Degrees Jan 15 (2016) Jan 20 (2017) Jan 19 (2018) Jan 18 (2019) Jan 17 (2020)
SPRING20162017201820192020
Registration (and Drop/Add) Begin (UG) Nov 9 (2015) Nov 14 (2016) Nov 13 (2017) Nov 12 (2018) Nov 11 (2019)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan 18 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 21 Jan 20
Classes Begin Jan 11 Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan 14 Jan 13
Late Registration Fee ($25) Begins Jan 12 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 15 Jan 14
Late Registration and Drop/Add End Jan 22 Jan 27 Jan 26 Jan 25 Jan 24
Deadline Credit/Audit (UG) Jan 22 Jan 27 Jan 26 Jan 25 Jan 24
Mid-Term Grades Due (UG) Mar 7 Mar 13 Mar 12 Mar 11 Mar 9
Spring Break Mar 7-11 Mar 13-17 Mar 12-16 Mar 11-15 Mar 9-13
Deadline for removal of prev. term "I" grades(UG) Mar 25 Mar 31 Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 27
Deadline Credit/Audit (G) Mar 25 Mar 31 Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 27
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (upperclass UG) Mar 25 Mar 31 Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 27
Open registration for Summer Begins (UG) Mar 28 Apr 3 Apr 2 Apr 1 Mar 30
Open registration for Fall Begins (UG) Apr 4 Apr 10 Apr 9 Apr 8 Apr 6
Deadline for Class Withdrawal and P/NP (first year UG) Apr 25 May 1 Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 27
Deadline for removal of prev. term "I" grades(G) Apr 25 May 1 Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 27
Last Day of Class Apr 25 May 1 Apr 30 Apr 29 Apr 27
Reading Days Apr 26/27 May 2/3 May 1/2 Apr 30/May 1 Apr 28/29
Final Exams Begin Apr 28 May 4 May 3 May 2 Apr 30
Final Exams End May 5 May 11 May 10 May 9 May 7
Final Grades Due by 11:00 am May 7 May 13 May 12 May 11 May 9
University Commencement May 15 May 21 May 20 May 19 May 17
SUMMER20162017201820192020
Classes Begin Jun 6 Jun 5 Jun 4 Jun 3 Jun 1
Independence Day Holiday Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 3
Classes End Aug 1 Jul 31 Jul 30 Jul 29 Jul 27
Final Grades Due 12:00 noon Aug 3 Aug 2 Aug 1 Jul 31 Jul 29
Summer Awarding of Degrees Aug 19 Aug 18 Aug 17 Aug 16 Aug 14

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