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Academic Calendar

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 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 p.m.

March 20        Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m.

March 22        Mid-semester grades due by 5 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 p.m.

May 12           Final Exams End

May 13           Graduation

May 14           Residence Halls close at noon

May 16           All grades due by 5 p.m.

Summer 2017

June 4 Summer Session I residence halls open at noon
June 5 Summer Session I classes begin
June 26 ELO-STEM Session 1 Program begins
June 30 ELO-STEM Session 1 Program ends
July 3 ELO-STEM Session 2 Program begins
July 4 Independence Day - No Classes, Faculty & Staff Holiday
July 7 ELO-STEM Session 2 Program ends
July 7 Summer Session I classes end
July 7 High School Program Social Pragmatics Track Registration and Orientation
July 8 Summer Session I residence halls close at noon, students remaining on campus for Summer Session II can move into their housing assignment
July 8 Visiting College Students registration & orientation
July 9 High School Program Traditional Track registration & orientation
July 10 High School, Summer Session II/Visiting College Students classes begin
July 21 Transition to College registration & orientation
July 24 Transition to College classes begin
July 28 High School Program classes end
July 29 High School Program residence halls close at noon
July 31 Intensive Workshop begins (Berkeley, CA)
August 4 Transition to College & Intensive Workshop classes end
August 5 Transition to College residence halls close at noon
August 11 Summer II, Visiting College Student  classes end
August 12                    Summer II, Visiting College Student residence halls close at noon

Fall 2017

August 28      Early Orientation
August 31 New Students Arrive; New Student & Family Orientation Begins
September 1 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
September 2 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
September 3 New Student Orientation Continues
September 4 Labor Day - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
September 5 Classes Begin at 8:30 am
September 13     Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment 
September 22    Family Weekend - No Classes
September 23 Family Weekend - No Classes
October 2 Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit option or select the pass/low pass/fail option
October 3 First day to withdraw from courses with a W
October 9 Columbus Day - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
October 10 Student Long Weekend Continues - No Classes
October 25 Mid-semester grades due by 5:00 p.m.
October 30 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
October 31 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WF (fail)
November 2 Course registration for January Term 2018 begins
November 15 Course registration for Spring 2018 begins
November 22 Thanksgiving Break Begins - No Classes
November 23 Thanksgiving Day - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holida
November 24 Day After Thanksgiving - No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
November 26 Residence Halls re-open at noon.
December 8 Last Day of Classes
December 11 Reading Day
December 12

Final Exams Begin

December 14 Grades for graduating students due by 3:00 p.m.
December 15 Final Exams End
December 16 Graduation
December 17 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
December 19 All grades due by 5:00 p.m.

January Term 2018

January 7 New & Returning Jterm Students Arrive; Jump Start Orientation Begins
January 8 Jterm Classes Begin
January 15 MLK day - CLASSES WILL BE HELD - (faculty/staff holiday)
January 25 Last Day of Jterm; New Students Arrive, New Student & Family Orientation Begins

Spring Term 2018

January 26 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
January 27 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
January 28 Returning Students Arrive; New Student Orientation Continues
January 29 New Student Orientation Continues
January 30 Classes Begin at 8:30 am
January 30 Grades for January Term due by 5:00 p.m.
February 7 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
February 23 Family Weekend - No Classes
February 24 Family Weekend Continues
February 26 Last day to drop courses, change enrollment status
February 27 First day to withdraw from courses with a WMarch 16
March 16 Spring Break Begins at 5:00 pm
March 26 Classes Begin at 8:30 am
March 28 Mid-semester grades due by 5:00 p.m
April 2 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
April 3 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WF (fail)
April 16 Faculty Professional Development Day - No Classes
April 17 Faculty Professional Development Day - No Classes
April 18 Course registration for Summer 2018 begins
April 30 Course registration for Fall 2018 begins
May 11 Last Day of Classes
May 14 Reading Day
May 15 Final Exams Begin
May 17 Grades for graduating students due by 5:00 p.m
May 18 Final Exams End
May 19 Graduation
May 20 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
May 22 Grades due by 5:00 p.m.
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