August

  • Monday,  August 17
    • Monday—Faculty / Staff Institute
  • Wednesday, August 19
    • Residence halls open
    • Registration for new students
  • Wednesday, August 19 – Friday, August 21
    • New student orientation
  • Thursday, August 20- Friday, August 21
    • Continuing students register or complete registration
  • Saturday, August 22
    • Classes begin
  • Friday, August 28
    • Last day of late registration
    • Last day to add/change registration
    • Fall payment deadline
    • Last day to officially withdraw and receive a 100% refund
  • Monday, August 31
    • Students dropped for non-payment

September

  • Monday, September 7
    • Academic holiday (Labor Day)
  • Friday, September 11
    • Last day for students to submit an Application for Degree to departments for the Spring 2016 semester
  • Friday, September 18
    • Last day for departments to submit Applications for Degree to the Office of the University Registrar for the spring 2016 semester
  • Saturday, September 19
    • Rising Junior Exam

October

  • Saturday, October 3
    • Rising Junior Exam
  • Friday, October 9
    • Founders Day
  • Saturday, October 10
    • Homecoming
  • Monday, October 19-23
    • Mid-Term Examination Week
  • Friday, October 23
    • Last day for students to submit work for an incomplete grade received in Spring and/or Summer 2015 semester/session.
  • Monday, October 26-27
    • Fall Break (No Classes)
  • Wednesday, October 28
    • Classes Resume
  • Friday, October 30
    • Last day to drop classes or withdraw from the University with a “W”
    • All midterm grades to be input by faculty no later than 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 31
    • Rising Junior Exam
  • Saturday, October 31 – Friday, November 13
    • Student evaluations of faculty

November

  • Monday, November 2
    • All grade changes for incomplete work for Spring and/or Summer sessions 2015 due in the Office of the University Registrar
  • Monday, November 2
    • Last day for Registrar to notify Spring 2016 graduates and advisors of deficiencies in Application for Degree
  •  Wednesday, November 4 – Sunday, December 6
    • Faculty advisement period for student course selection for the Spring and Summer 2016 semester/session
  • Wednesday, November 25 – Saturday, November 28
    • Thanksgiving holiday
    • Employee Holiday = Thursday, November 26 and Friday November 27
  • Monday, November 30
    • Classes resume

December

  • Saturday, December 5 – Friday, December 11
    • Final examinations for prospective graduates
  • Tuesday, December 8
    • Governor’s Inauguration Day
  • Friday, December 11
    • Last Day of classes
  • Saturday, December 12 – Friday, December 18
    • Final Exams
  • Monday, December 14
    • All grades for prospective graduates to be input by faculty no later than 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, December 16
    • Reading Day (No exams except for Wednesday evening classes)
  • Friday, December 18
    • Fall semester ends
  • Saturday, December 19
    • Fall Commencement 9:00 am
  • Monday, December 21
    • All grades to be input by faculty no later than 5:00 pm
  • Friday, December 25 – January 1, 2016 (return to work Monday January 4, 2016)
    • Winter Holiday Break