Academic Calendar

Important dates for the upcoming semester. See the University Calendar for campus events.


Spring 2016

 Registration Begins November 9                                                                                                                      
 Transfer Student Orientation January 15
 Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 18; University closed
 First Day of Classes January 19 
 Last Day of Drop/Add January 27
 Graduation Deadline March 1 for May Conferral
 Midterm March 4
 Spring Break March 7-13
 Last Day to Withdraw March 18
 Registration Begins for  Summer and Fall 2016 March 21
 Easter Break March 24-28; University closed March 25-27
 Last Day of Classes May 9
 Exams May 7, 10-13
 Exam Makeup Day May 14 (only in event of University cancellation of exams)
 Commencement Ceremony May 15
 Degree Conferral Date May 15

Summer 2016

 Registration Begins March 21                                                                                 
 Summer Term Various begin dates
 Memorial Day May 30; University closed
 Independence Day July 4; University closed
 Graduation Application  Deadline August 15 for August Conferral
 Last Day of Summer Term August 16
 Degree Conferral Date August 26


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The University reserves the right to make changes to the calendars at any time.