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Spring 2016 Academic Calendar

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December 2015

22nd Registration for Spring 2016 Ends (5:00 p.m.)

January 2016

4th- Late Registration Begins (6:00 a.m.)
14th Late Registration Ends (5:00 p.m.)
16th Late Schedule Changes Begin (6:00 a.m.)
18th MLK Holiday (Classes Do Not Meet)
19th First Day of Classes
27th Late Schedule Changes End (4:45 p.m.)

  February 2016

3rd Official 12th Class Day / Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund ‡
  (Ends at 11:59 p.m.) See Refund Policies and Schedules
16th Last Day to Drop a First 8 Week Class ‡
  First 8 Week Class Automatic “W” Deadline
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class

March 2016

2nd Withdrawal Deadline for First 8 Week Classes, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
  (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Withdraw From All Classes
7th Second 8 Week Registration Ends (4:45 p.m.)
8th Second 8 Week Classes Begin
11th Graduation Application Deadline
13th- Spring Break Begins (Classes Do Not Meet)
20th Spring Break Ends
29th Last Day to Drop a Full Term Class  ‡
  Automatic “W’ Deadline See Drop a Class
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.)

 April 2016

12th Last Day to Drop a Second 8 Week Class  ‡
  Second 8 Week Class Automatic “W” Deadline
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class
21st Withdrawal Deadline, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
  (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Withdraw From All Classes

 May 2016

2nd Last Day of Classes
3rd- Reading Day, Final Exams Begin at 5:00 p.m. See Final Exam Schedule
11th Final Exams End
12th- Commencement See Commencement Schedule
14th Commencement
17th Grades Available (12:00 p.m.) See CatsWeb

 

 

March 21st - May 30th             Registration for Summer 2016
March 21st - August11th          Registration for Fall 2016
May 25th                               Spring 2016 Degrees Post

 

 

† Withdrawing is GOING TO ZERO HOURS for the CURRENT SEMESTER.  Withdrawing is ONLY for the current semester and does not affect any future semesters in which you are enrolled. For example, if you withdraw from all classes in summer, this does not affect your fall schedule. See Withdraw from All Classes for more information.
‡ Dropping means that you will remain enrolled in AT LEAST ONE HOUR in the CURRENT SEMESTER. See Drop a Class for more information.

Summer 2016 Academic Calendar

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May 2016

30th Registration for Summer 2016 Ends (5:00 p.m.)
31st- Late Registration Begins (6:00 a.m.)

June 2016

2nd Late Registration Ends for First 5 Week Classes (5:00 p.m.)
4th- Late Schedule Changes Begin for First 5 Week Classes (6:00 a.m.)
6th First Day of Class for First 5 Week Classes
7th Late Schedule Changes End for First 5 Week Classes (4:45 p.m.)
9th Official 4th Class Day / Last Day to Drop with Refund for First 5 Week Classes ‡
  (Ends at 11:59 p.m.) See Refund Policies and Schedules
10th- Registration Begins for Second 5 Week Classes (6:00 a.m.)
24th Last Day to Drop / Automatic “W’ Deadline for First 5 Week Classes  ‡
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class
30th Withdrawal Deadline for First 5 Week Classes, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
  (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Withdraw From All Classes

  July 2016

1st Graduation Application Deadline
4th Independence Day, Registration Ends for Second 5 Week Classes (11:59 p.m.)
5th- Late Registration Begins for Second 5 Week Classes (6:00 a.m.)
7th Last Day of Classes for First 5 Week Classes
  Late Registration Ends for Second 5 Week Classes (5:00 p.m.)
8th Final Exams for First 5 Week Classes See Final Exam Schedule
9th- Late Schedule Changes Begin (6:00 a.m.) for Second 5 Week Classes
11th First Day of Class for Second 5 Week Classes
12th Late Schedule Changes End for Second 5 Week Classes (4:45 p.m.)
  Grades Available for First 5 Weeks Classes
14th Official 4th Class Day / Last Day to Drop with Refund for Second 5 Week Classes ‡
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class
29th Last Day to Drop / Automatic “W’ Deadline for Second 5 Week Classes  ‡
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class

August 2016

4th Withdrawal Deadline For Second 5 Week Classes, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
  (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Withdraw From All Classes
10th Last Day of Classes for Second 5 Week Classes
11th Final Exams for Second 5 Week Classes
12th Commencement See Commencement Schedule
16th Grades Available See CatsWeb

 

 

March 21st - August11th          Registration for Fall 2016
August 23rd                           Summer 2016 Degrees Post

 

 

† Withdrawing is GOING TO ZERO HOURS for the CURRENT SEMESTER.  Withdrawing is ONLY for the current semester and does not affect any future semesters in which you are enrolled. For example, if you withdraw from all classes in summer, this does not affect your fall schedule. See Withdraw from All Classes for more information.
‡ Dropping means that you will remain enrolled in AT LEAST ONE HOUR in the CURRENT SEMESTER. See Drop a Class for more information.

Fall 2016 Academic Calendar

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August 2016

11th Registration for Fall 2016 Ends
12th- Late Registration Begins (6:00 a.m.)
25th Late Registration Ends (5:00 p.m.)
27th Late Schedule Changes Begin (6:00 a.m.)
29th First Day of Classes

  September 2016

5th Labor Day (Classes Do Not Meet)
7th Late Schedule Changes End (4:45 p.m.)
14th Official 12th Class Day / Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund ‡
  (Ends at 11:59 p.m.) See Refund Policies and Schedules
27th Last Day to Drop a First 8 Week Class ‡
  First 8 Week Class Automatic “W” Deadline
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class

October 2016

6th Registration for Spring 2017 Begins (6:00 a.m.)
7th Graduation Application Deadline
12th Withdrawal Deadline for First 8 Week Classes (Ends 5:00 p.m.) †
17th Second 8 Week Registration Ends (4:45 p.m.)
18th Second 8 Week Classes Begin
30th Last Day to Drop a Full Term Class  ‡
  Automatic “W’ Deadline (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class

 November 2016

14th Last Day to Drop a Second 8 Week Class  ‡
  Second 8 Week Class Automatic “W” Deadline
  (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Drop a Class
23rd- Thanksgiving Break Begins (Classes Do Not Meet)
27th Thanksgiving Break Ends
29th Withdrawal Deadline, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
  (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Withdraw From All Classes

 December 2016

8th Last Day of Classes (Except for Friday Only Classes)
9th- Reading Day (Friday Only Classes Still Meet)
  Final Exams Begin at 5:00 p.m. See Final Exam Schedule
16th Final Exams End
16th- Commencement See Commencement Schedule
17th Commencement
21st Grades Available See CatsWeb
24th- University Closed for Holiday Break

January 2017

1st Holiday Break Ends

 

October 6th - December 23rd 2016 Registration for Spring 2017 (Excluding December 1st, Registration ends at 5:00 p.m. on Dec 23rd)
   
January 2nd 2017 University Administrative Offices Reopen
   
January 7th 2017 Fall 2016 Degrees Post

 

† Withdrawing is GOING TO ZERO HOURS for the CURRENT SEMESTER.  Withdrawing is ONLY for the current semester and does not affect any future semesters in which you are enrolled. For example, if you withdraw from all classes in summer, this does not affect your fall schedule. See Withdraw from All Classes for more information.
‡ Dropping means that you will remain enrolled in AT LEAST ONE HOUR in the CURRENT SEMESTER. See Drop a Class for more information.

 

Overview Calendars

Overview calendars give a view of an entire year January to December. On this calendar you may see dates for final exams, spring break, beginning and ending of each semester, holidays and commencement. For more detailed information on a specific semester, please view the appropriate academic calendar.