Academic Calendar

Summer 2015

  • Session I: June 1 - July 2
  • Session II: July 6 - August 7

Fall 2015

  • August 24       ASD Early Orientation
  • August 27       New students arrive; New Student & Family Orientation begins           
  • August 29       Convocation; New Student & Family Orientation continues; Returning Students arrive
  • August 30       New Student Orientation continues
  • August 31       Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.              
  • September 7    Labor Day; No classes, staff and faculty holiday
  • September 8    Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • September 25  Family Weekend; No classes
  • September 26  Family Weekend
  • September 28  Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
  • September 29  Start date to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • October 12      Columbus Day; staff holiday, offices closed, no classes
  • October 13      Student long weekend, no classes
  • October 21      Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
  • October 26      Last day to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • October 27      Start date to withdraw from courses with a WP (withdraw-pass) or WF (withdraw-fail)
  • November 2    Course registration for January Term 2016 begins
  • November 16  Course registration for Spring 2016 begins
  • November 25  Thanksgiving Break begins; No classes. Residence halls close at noon unless registered for break housing
  • November 26  Thanksgiving; no classes
  • November 27  No classes
  • December 4     Last day of classes
  • December 7     Reading Day
  • December 8     Final exams begin
  • December 10   Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
  • December 11   Final exams end
  • December 12   Graduation
  • December 13   Residence halls close at noon
  • December 15   All grades due by 5 p.m.
  • December 23   College closes for winter break at 5 p.m.

January Term 2016

  • January 3        New & returning January Term students arrive on campus; Jump Start Orientation
  • January 4        Classes begin for January Term
  • January 21      Last day of January Term

Spring 2016

  • January 21      New students arrive; New Student & Family Orientation begins; “Welcome Back Faculty” meeting
  • January 22      New student course registration; New Student & Family Orientation continues
  • January 23      Convocation; New Student & Family Orientation continues
  • January 24      Returning students arrive; New Student Orientation continues
  • January 25      New Student Orientation continues
  • January 26      Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • January 26      Grades for J-Term due by 5 p.m.
  • February 3      Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • February 22    Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
  • February 23    Start date to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • February 26    Family Weekend; no classes
  • February 27    Family Weekend continues
  • March 11        Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
  • March 21        Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • March 23        Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
  • March 28        Last day to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • April 11          Course registration for Summer 2016 begins
  • April 18          Faculty Professional Development Day (No classes; offices open)              
  • April 19          Faculty Professional Development Day (No classes; offices open)    
  • April 25          Course registration for Fall 2016 begins                 
  • May 6             Last day of classes
  • May 9             Reading day
  • May 10           Final exams begin
  • May 12           Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
  • May 13           Final exams end
  • May 14           Graduation
  • May 15           Residence Halls close at noon
  • May 17           All grades due by 5 p.m.

Fall 2016

  • August 22       ASD Early Orientation
  • August 25       New Students Arrive; New Student & Family Orientation Begins
  • August 26       New Student & Family Orientation Continues
  • August 27       Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues; Returning Students Arrive
  • August 28       New Student Orientation Continues
  • August 29       Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • September 5    Labor Day; No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
  • September 6    Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • September 23  Family Weekend; No Classes
  • September 24  Family Weekend Continues
  • September 26  Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
  • September 27  First day to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • October 10      Columbus Day; No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
  • October 11      Student Long Weekend Continues; No Classes
  • October 19      Mid-semester grades due by 5:00 p.m.
  • October 24      Last day to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • October 25      First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (withdraw-pass) or WF (withdraw-fail)
  • October 31      Course registration for January Term 2017 begins
  • November 14  Course registration for Spring 2017 semester begins
  • November 23  Thanksgiving Break Begins; No Classes
  • November 24  Thanksgiving Day; No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
  • November 25  Day After Thanksgiving; No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
  • December 2    Last Day of Classes
  • December 5    Reading Day
  • December 6    Final Exams Begin
  • December 8    Grades for graduating students due by 3:00 p.m.
  • December 9    Final Exams End
  • December 10  Graduation
  • December 11  Residence Halls close at noon
  • December 13  All grades due by 5:00 p.m.

January Term 2017

  • January 2        New & Returning January Term Students Arrive; Jump Start Orientation Begins
  • January 3        January Term Classes Begin
  • January 19      Last Day of January Term

Spring 2017

  • January 19      New Students Arrive, New Student & Family Orientation Begins; "Welcome Back Faculty" Meeting
  • January 20      New Student & Family Orientation Continues
  • January 21      Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
  • January 22      Returning Students Arrive; New Student Orientation Continues
  • January 23      New Student Orientation Continues
  • January 24      Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • January 24      All grades for January Term due by 5:00 p.m.
  • February 1      Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • February 17    Family Weekend; No Classes
  • February 18    Family Weekend Continues
  • February 20    Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low or pass/fail option
  • February 21    First day to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • March 10        Spring Break Begins at 5:00 p.m.
  • March 20        Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m.
  • March 22        Mid-semester grades due by 5:00 p.m.
  • March 27        Last day to withdraw from courses with a W (withdraw)
  • March 28        First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (withdraw-pass) or WF (withdraw-fail)
  • April 10          Faculty Professional Development Day; No Classes
  • April 11          Faculty Professional Development Day; No Classes
  • April 12          Course registration for Summer 2017 semester begins
  • April 24          Course registration for Fall 2017 begins
  • May 5             Last Day of Classes
  • May 8             Reading Day
  • May 9             Final Exams Begin
  • May 11           Grades for graduating students due by 3:00 p.m.
  • May 12           Final Exams End
  • May 13           Graduation
  • May 14           Residence Halls close at noon
  • May 16           All grades due by 5:00 p.m.