January

  • Monday, January 11
    • Faculty and Staff Institute
  • Wednesday, January 13
    • Residence halls open
  • Thursday, January 14
    • Registration for new students
  • Thursday, January 14 – Friday, January 15
    • New Student Orientation
    • Continuing students register or complete registration
  • Saturday, January 16
    • Classes begin
  • Monday, January 18
    • Academic holiday (Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday)
  • Friday, January 22
    • Last day of late registration
    • Last day to add/change registration
    • Spring payment deadline
  • Tuesday, January 25
    • Students dropped for non-payment
  • Friday, January 29
    • Last day for students to submit an Application for Degree to the Departments for the Summer session and Fall semester 2016

February

  • Saturday, February 6
    • Rising Junior Assessment
  • Friday, February 12
    • Last day for departments to submit an Application for Degree to the Office of the University Registrar for the Summer session and Fall semester 2016
  • Saturday, February 20
    • Rising Junior Assessment

March

  • Saturday, March 5 – 11
    • Mid-term assessment and examinations
  • Friday, March 11
    • Last day for students to submit work for an incomplete grade received in the Fall 2016 semester
  • Monday, March 14 – Saturday, March 19
    • Spring Break (No classes)
  • Monday, March 14 – 19
    • Spring Break (No Classes) Employee Holiday – Wednesday, March 16-18
  • Monday, March 21
    • Classes resume
    • All midterm grades to be input by faculty no later than 5:00 pm
    • All grade changes for incomplete work for the Fall 2016 semester are due in the Office of the University Registrar
  • Saturday, March 26
    • Rising Junior Assessment
  • Saturday, March 26 – Friday, April 8
    • Student evaluations of faculty

April

  • Friday, April 1
    • Last day to drop classes or withdraw from the University with a “W”
  • Saturday, April 2
    • Rising Junior Assessment
    • Last day for Registrar to notify Summer/Fall 2016 graduates and advisors of deficiencies in Application for Degree
  • Saturday, April 2 – 29
    • Faculty advisement for student course selection for the Summer 2016 session and Fall 2016 semester

May

  • Saturday, April 30 – Friday, May 6
    • Final examinations for prospective graduates
  • Friday, May 6
    •  Last day of classes
  • Saturday, May 7 – Friday, May 13
    • Final examinations
  • Monday, May 9
    • All grades for prospective graduates to be input by faculty no later than 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 11
    • Reading Day (No exams except for Wednesday evening classes)
  • Friday, May 13
    • Spring break ends
  • Saturday, May 14
    • Graduation and Commencement
  • Monday, May 16
    • All grades to be input by faculty no later than 5:00 pm
  • Friday, May 27
    • Residence Halls open for summer session
    • Regular registration for summer session
  • Saturday, May 28
    • Classes begin for summer session
  • Monday, May 30
    • Academic holiday (Memorial Day – No classes)
  • Tuesday, May 31
    • Classes Resume

June

  • Wednesday, June 1
    • Last day of late registration for summer session
    • Last day of add/change registration for session
  • Friday, June 3
    • Last day to drop or withdraw from the University with a “W” for summer session

July

  • Monday, July 4
    • Academic holiday (Independence Day observance – No classes)
  • Tuesday, July 5
    • Classes Resume
  • Saturday, July 16 – 22
    • Final Exams
  • Friday, July 22
    • Summer session ends – Last Day of Classes and Final Exams
  • Monday, July 25
    • All grades for summer session to be entered by faculty no later than 5:00 pm