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2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars


2015-16 Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2015

   
     

International students arrive

Freshman class arrives

New Student Orientation 

Upperclass residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

“Reaching Every Door” (compressed classes)

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Registration for Spring Semester 2016

Thanksgiving break

Classes resume

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Thursday, August 20

Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 20-23

Sunday, August 23

Monday, August 24

Tuesday, September 1

Tuesday, September 1

Wednesday, October 7

+Friday, October 9

Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.17-20

Wednesday, October 21

Monday, November 2

Monday - Friday, Nov. 9-13

Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 25-29

Monday, November 30

Friday, December 4

Monday - Saturday, Dec. 7-12

Saturday, December 12, noon

Spring Semester 2016

   
     

Residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Easter Break

Classes Resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Registration for Fall Semester 2016

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

Commencement

 

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Monday, January 11

Tuesday, January 19

Tuesday, January 19

+Friday, February 26

Saturday - Sunday, Feb. 27 - March 6

Monday, March 7

Thursday - Monday, March 24-28

Tuesday, March 29

Tuesday, March 29

Monday - Friday, April 11-15

*Wednesday, April 27

Thursday - Wednesday, April 28 - May 4

Wednesday, May 4, noon

Sunday, May 8

+Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.
*To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2016, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 26. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, April 27.

Summer Session 2016

   
First day of Summer Session   Monday, May 9, 2016
Memorial Day - University holiday   Monday, May 30
Independence Day - No Saturday classes   Monday, July 4
Last day of Summer Session   Saturday, August 20
     
Academic year 2015-16 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2015 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2016.

2016-17 Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2016

 

International students arrive

Freshman class arrives

New Student Orientation 

Upperclass residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

“Reaching Every Door” (compressed classes)

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Registration for Spring Semester 2017

Thanksgiving break

Classes resume

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Thursday, August 18

Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 18-21

Sunday, August 21

Monday, August 22

Tuesday, August 30

Tuesday, August 30

Tuesday, October 4

+Friday, October 7

Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.15-18

Wednesday, October 19

Monday, October 31

Monday - Friday, Nov. 7-11

Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 23-27

Monday, November 28

Friday, December 2

Monday - Saturday, Dec. 5-10

Saturday, December 10, noon

Spring Semester 2017

 

Residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Easter Break

Classes Resume

Registration for Fall Semester 2017

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

Commencement

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Monday, January 9

Tuesday, January 17

Tuesday, January 17

+Friday, February 24

Saturday - Sunday, Feb. 25 - March 5

Monday, March 6

Thursday, March 23

Thursday - Monday, April 13-17

Tuesday, April 18

Tuesday - Friday, April 18-21

*Wednesday, April 26

Thursday - Wednesday, April 27 - May 3

Wednesday, May 3, noon

Sunday, May 7

+Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.
*To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2017, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 25. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, April 26.

   

Summer Session 2017

 
First day of Summer Session Monday, May 8, 2017
Memorial Day - University holiday Monday, May 29
Independence Day - University holiday Tuesday, July 4
Last day of Summer Session Monday, August 21
   
Academic year 2016-17 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2016 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2017.

 

2017-18 Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2017

   
     

International students arrive

Freshman class arrives

New Student Orientation 

Upperclass residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

“Reaching Every Door” (compressed classes)

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Registration for Spring Semester 2018

Thanksgiving break

Classes resume

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Thursday, August 24

Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 24-27

Sunday, August 27

Monday, August 28

Tuesday, September 5

Tuesday, September 5

Wednesday, October 3

+Friday, October 13

Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.14-17

Wednesday, October 18

Monday, November 6

Monday - Friday, Nov. 13-17

Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 22-26

Monday, November 27

Friday, December 8

Monday - Saturday, Dec. 11-16

Saturday, December 16, noon

Spring Semester 2018

   
     

Residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Easter Break

Classes Resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Registration for Fall Semester 2018

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

Commencement

 

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Monday, January 15

Tuesday, January 23

Tuesday, January 23

+Friday, March 2

Saturday - Sunday, March 3 -11

Monday, March 12

Thursday - Monday, March 29-April 2

Tuesday, April 3

Tuesday, April 3

Monday - Friday, April 10-13

*Wednesday, May 2

Thursday - Wednesday, May 3- 9

Wednesday, May 9

Sunday, May 13

+Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.
*To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2018, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, May 1. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, May 2.

Summer Session 2018

   
First day of Summer Session   Monday, May 14, 2016
Memorial Day - University holiday   Monday, May 28
Independence Day - No Saturday classes   Monday, July 4
Last day of Summer Session   Saturday, August 20
     
Academic year 2017-18 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2017 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2018.

 

2018-19 Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2018

   
     

International students arrive

Freshman class arrives

New Student Orientation 

Upperclass residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

“Reaching Every Door” (compressed classes)

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Registration for Spring Semester 2019

Thanksgiving break

Classes resume

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Thursday, August 23

Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 23-26

Sunday, August 26

Monday, August 27

Tuesday, September 4

Tuesday, September 4

Wednesday, October 2

+Friday, October 12

Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.13-16

Wednesday, October 17

Monday, November 5

Monday - Friday, Nov. 12-16

Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 21-25

Monday, November 26

Friday, December 7

Monday - Saturday, Dec. 10-15

Saturday, December 15, noon

Spring Semester 2019

   
     

Residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Easter Break

Classes Resume

Registration for Fall Semester 2019

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

Commencement

 

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Monday, January 14

Tuesday, January 22

Tuesday, January 22

+Friday, March 1

Saturday - Sunday, March 2-10 

Monday, March 11

Thursday, March 28

Thursday - Monday, April 18-22

Tuesday, April 23

Tuesday -Friday, April 23-26

*Wednesday, May 1

Thursday - Wednesday, May 2-8

Wednesday, May 8, noon

Sunday, May 12

+Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.
*To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2019, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 30. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, May 1.

Summer Session 2019

   
First day of Summer Session   Monday, May 13, 2016
Memorial Day - University holiday   Monday, May 27
Independence Day - No Saturday classes   Monday, July 4
Last day of Summer Session   Saturday, August 20
     
Academic year 2018-19 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2018 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2019.

 

2019-20 Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2019

   
     

International students arrive

Freshman class arrives

New Student Orientation 

Upperclass residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

“Reaching Every Door” (compressed classes)

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Registration for Spring Semester 2020

Thanksgiving break

Classes resume

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Thursday, August 22

Thursday - Sunday, Aug. 22-25

Sunday, August 25

Monday, August 26

Tuesday, September 3

Tuesday, September 3

Wednesday, October 1

+Friday, October 11

Saturday - Tuesday, Oct.19-22

Wednesday, October 23

Monday, November 4

Monday - Friday, Nov. 18-22

Wednesday - Sunday, Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Monday, December 2

Friday, December 6

Monday - Saturday, Dec. 9-14

Saturday, December 14, noon

Spring Semester 2020

   
     

Residents move-in

Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Last day for schedule change

Last day for P/F grading option

Mid-semester grades due

Mid-semester break

Classes resume

Last day to withdraw from a course

Easter Break

Classes Resume

Registration for Fall Semester 2020

Last day of classes

Final examinations

Residence halls close

Commencement

 

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Monday, January 13

Tuesday, January 21

Tuesday, January 21

+Friday, February 28

Saturday - Sunday, Feb. 29 - March 8

Monday, March 9

Tuesday, March 26

Thursday - Monday, April 9-13

Tuesday, April 14

Monday - Friday, April 21-24

*Wednesday, April 29

Thursday - Wednesday, April 30- May 6

Wednesday, May 6, noon

Sunday, May 10

+Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.
*To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2020, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 28. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, April 29.

Summer Session 2020

   
First day of Summer Session   Monday, May 11, 2020
Memorial Day - University holiday   Monday, May 25
Independence Day - No Saturday classes   Saturday, July 4 (observed July 3)
Last day of Summer Session   Saturday, August 20
     
Academic year 2019-20 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2019 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2020.