Academic Calendar

Fall Term 2016

DateEvent
Sun, Aug. 28-Sun., Sept. 4August Experience for First-Year Students
Sunday, Sept. 4Residence Halls open for continuing students – 8:00 a.m.
Monday, Sept.5Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Mon., Sept.5-Fri., Sept. 9Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Thursday, Sept. 8Fall Convocation – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 1Homecoming
Friday, Oct. 14Fall Break begins at close of class day
Monday, Oct. 17Mid-term grades due – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 19Classes resume
Wed., Oct. 19-Fri., Oct. 28Academic Advising Period
Mon., Oct. 24- Fri., Oct. 28Online Registration for Winter/Spring 2016
Tuesday, Nov. 1Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 5:00 p.m.
Mon., Nov. 14-Fri., Nov. 18Schedule confirmation week (Drop/Add)
Tuesday, Nov. 22Thanksgiving Break begins at close of class day
Monday, Nov. 28Classes resume – 8:00 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 9Classes end at close of class day
Mon., Dec. 12-Fri., Dec. 16Examination Week
Friday, Dec. 16Christmas Break begins at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 20Grades due at 12:00 noon

Winter Term 2017

DateEvent
Monday, Jan. 9Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Mon., Jan. 9-Fri., Jan. 13Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Saturday, Jan. 28Crowe Scholars Program
Saturday, Feb. 11Senior comprehensive examinations
Friday, Feb. 24Last date for Sophomores to declare a major
Friday, Feb. 24Winter Break begins at close of class day
Monday, Feb. 27Mid-term grades due – 4:00 p.m.
Monday, Mar. 6Classes resume – 8:00 a.m.
Friday, Mar.10Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 11Senior comprehensive examinations
Wed., Mar. 8-Fri., Mar. 17Academic Advising Period
Mon., Mar. 13-Fri., Mar. 17Online Registration for Fall 2016
Mon., Apr. 3-Fri., Apr. 7Schedule confirmation week (Drop/Add)
Thursday, Apr. 13Honors Convocation – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 13President Honors the Arts - 7:30 p.m.
TBDAlumni/Senior Banquet
Friday, Apr. 14Classes end at close of class day
Mon. Apr. 17-Fri., Apr.21Examination Week
Friday, Apr. 21Spring Break begins – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Apr. 25Grades due 12:00 noon

Spring Term 2017

DateEvent
Monday, May 1Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
Mon., May 1-Tues., May 2Dates for change of registration (Drop/Add)
Friday, May 12Last day for discretionary withdrawal from class – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 25Senior “must report” grades due 12:00 noon
Friday, May 26Classes end at close of class day
Saturday, May 27Baccalaureate and Commencement
Tuesday, May 30All grades due 3:00 p.m.