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Fall 2016 Academic Calendar

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August 2016

11 Registration for Fall 2016 Ends
12 Late Registration Begins (6:00 a.m.)
     $25 Late Registration Fee for All Students Not Yet Registered
25 Late Registration Ends (5:00 p.m.)
27 Late Schedule Changes Begin (6:00 a.m.)
  Special Late Registration Begins (6:00 a.m.)
     $100 Special Late Registration Fee for All Students Not Yet Registered
29 Full Term/First 8 Week Classes: First Day of Classes

  September 2016

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

October 2016

6 Registration for Spring 2017 Begins (6:00 a.m.)
7 Graduation Application Deadline
12 First 8 Week Class: Withdrawal Deadline (Ends 5:00 p.m.) †
17 Second 8 Week Class: Registration Ends (4:45 p.m.)
18 Second 8 Week Class: First Day of Classes
21 Second 8 Week Class: Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund ‡
       (Ends at 11:59 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing
31 Full Term Class: Last Day to Drop/Automatic “W” Deadline ‡
       (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing

 November 2016

14 Second 8 Week Class: Last Day to Drop/Automatic “W” Deadline ‡
       (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing
  Last Day for Graduation Candidates to Change Legal Names for Graduation Program
23 Thanksgiving Break Begins (Classes Do Not Meet)
27 Thanksgiving Break Ends
29 Full Term/Second 8 Week Classes: Withdrawal Deadline, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
       (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing

 December 2016

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

January 2017

1 Holiday Break Ends
5 Last Day for Graduation Candidates to Change Legal Names on Diplomas

 

October 6 - December 21, 2016 Registration for Spring 2017 (Excluding December 1, Registration ends at 5:00 p.m. on Dec 21)
   
January 2, 2017 University Administrative Offices Reopen
   
January 7, 2017 Fall 2016 Degrees Post
   
February 3, 2017 Fall 2016 Diplomas Mail-out. Please note that diplomas will not be issued to students with holds.

 

† 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 Dropping/Withdrawing for more information.
‡ Dropping means that you will remain enrolled in AT LEAST ONE HOUR in the CURRENT SEMESTER. See Dropping/Withdrawing for more information.

 

Spring 2017 Academic Calendar

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December 2016

21 Registration for Spring 2017 Ends (5:00 p.m.)

January 2017

2 - Late Registration Begins (6:00 a.m.)
12 Late Registration Ends (5:00 p.m.)
14 Late Schedule Changes Begin (6:00 a.m.)
16 MLK Holiday
17 Full Term/First 8 Week Classes: First Day of Classes
20 First 8 Week Class: Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund ‡
       (Ends at 11:59 p.m.) See Refund Policies and Schedules
25 Late Schedule Changes End (4:45 p.m.)

  February 2017

1 Full Term: Official 12th Class Day / Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund ‡
       (Ends at 11:59 p.m.) See Refund Policies and Schedules
14 First 8 Week Class: Last Day to Drop/Automatic “W” Deadline ‡
       (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing

March 2017

1 First 8 Week Class: Withdrawal Deadline, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
       (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing
6 Second 8 Week Class: Registration Ends (4:45 p.m.)
7 Second 8 Week Class: First Day of Classes
10 Second 8 Week Class: Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund ‡
       (Ends at 11:59 p.m.) See Refund Policies and Schedules
10 Graduation Application Deadline
12 Spring Break Begins (Classes Do Not Meet)
19 Spring Break Ends
28 Full Term: Last Day to Drop/Automatic “W” Deadline ‡
       (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing

 April 2017

10 Last Day for Graduation Candidates to Change Legal Names for Graduation Program
11 Second 8 Week Class: Last Day to Drop/Automatic “W” Deadline ‡
       (Both End at 11:59 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing
20 Full Term/Second 8 Week Classes: Withdrawal Deadline, Go to Zero Hours Enrolled †
       (Ends at 5:00 p.m.) See Dropping/Withdrawing

 May 2017

1 Full Term/ Second 8 Week Classes: Last Day of Classes
2 Reading Day
3 Final Exams Begin at 5:00 p.m. See Final Exam Schedule
10 Final Exams End
11 Commencement See Commencement Schedule
13 Commencement
16 Grades Available (12:00 p.m.) See CatsWeb
22 Last Day for Graduation Candidates to Change Legal Names on Diplomas

 

March 20 - May 29, 2017 Registration for Summer 2017
March 20 - August 10, 2017 Registration for Fall 2017
May 24, 2017 Spring 2017 Degrees Post
June 2, 2017 Spring 2017 Diplomas Mail-out. Please note that diplomas will not be issued to students with holds.

            
 

 

 

† 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 Dropping/Withdrawing for more information.
‡ Dropping means that you will remain enrolled in AT LEAST ONE HOUR in the CURRENT SEMESTER. See Dropping/Withdrawing 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.