2016-2017 Catalog

Academic Calendar

Below are some important dates from the 2016-2017 academic calendar.  The most current academic calendars can be downloaded here.  These calendars are subject to change; please check this site periodically for updates.

2016-2017 Academic Calendar (PDF)
2017-2018 Academic Calendar (PDF)
2018-2019 Academic Calendar (PDF)


24 W Fall Semester Begins
Fall Accelerated Term 1 Begins


5 M Campus Holiday: Labor Day
21 W Convocation


11 T Fall Accelerated Term 1 Ends
14 F Mid-Session Holiday (traditional undergraduates)
17 M Fall Accelerated Term 2 Begins


24-27 Th-Su Campus Holiday: Thanksgiving Break
(classes meet M-W except Term 2 classes, which do not meet this week)


2 F Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
5 M Study Day
6-10 T-Sa Final Examinations for Fall Semester
10 Sa Fall Accelerated Term 2 Ends
11-1/8 Student Holiday: Winter Break
TBD Campus Holiday: Christmas Break


9 M Spring Semester Begins
Spring Accelerated Term 3 Begins
16 M Campus Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


20 M Campus Holiday: Presidents’ Day
27 M Spring Accelerated Term 3 Ends


6-12 M-Su Student Holiday: Spring Break
13 M Spring Accelerated Term 4 Begins


14-16 F-Su Campus Holiday: Good Friday and Easter
(classes meet M-Th except Term 4 classes, which do not meet this week)


1 M Spring Semester Classes End
2 T Study Day
3-9 W-T Final Examinations for Spring Semester (W, Th, F, M, T)
6 Sa Spring Accelerated Term 4 Ends
10 W Founders’ Day
12 F Commencement Ceremonies: Graduate
13 Sa Commencement Ceremonies: Undergraduate
15 M Summer Session Begins
Summer Accelerated Term 5 Begins
29 M Campus Holiday: Memorial Day


1 Sa Summer Accelerated Term 5 Ends
3 M Summer Accelerated Term 6 Begins
4 T Campus Holiday: Independence Day


19 Sa Summer Session Ends
Summer Accelerated Term 6 Ends