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Academic Calendar

Fall 2016

August 22       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 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 p.m.

December 9    Final Exams End

December 10  Graduation

December 11  Residence Halls close at noon

December 13  All grades due by 5 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 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.

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