Academic Calendar

FALL SESSION 2016

New Student Move-In Day Saturday, August 13
Returning Student Move-In Day Sunday, August 14
Opening Convocation Tuesday, August 16
Classes begin Wednesday, August 17
Last day to Add classes Tuesday, August 23
Last day to Drop classes Tuesday, August 30
Labor Day (no classes, offices closed) Monday, September 5
Midterm Week Monday–Friday, October 3-7
Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, October 12, 12:00pm
Homecoming Week Sunday–Saturday, October 9-15
Homecoming Convocation & Games (no classes, offices open) Friday, October 14
Fall Break (no classes, offices open) Monday–Tuesday, October 24–25
Last day to Withdraw from classes Wednesday, November 2
Family Weekend Friday–Saturday, November 4–5
Thanksgiving Break Monday–Friday, November 21–25
Classes Resume Monday, November 28
Last day of classes Friday, December 2
December Graduate Recognition Reception Saturday, December 3
Final Examinations Monday–Tuesday, December 5–6
Study Day Wednesday, December 7
Final Examinations Thursday–Friday, December 8–9
Final Grades Due Friday, December 16, 8:00am

Spring Session 2017

Move-In Day Sunday, January 8
Orientation Monday–Tuesday, January 9-10
Classes begin Wednesday, January 11
MLK Jr. Day; Campus Service Day (no classes, offices closed) Monday, January 16
Last day to Add classes Wednesday, January 18
Last day to Drop classes Wednesday, January 25
Founders’ Day Monday, February 6
Midterm Week Monday–Friday, February 27–March 3
Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, March 8, 12:00pm
Spring Break Monday–Friday, March 6–10
Classes Resume Monday, March 13
Last day to Withdraw from classes Thursday, March 30
Good Friday (no classes, offices closed) Friday, April 14
Easter Monday (no classes, offices open) Monday, April 17
Honors Ceremony Sunday, April 23
Last day of classes Wednesday, April 26
Study Day Thursday, April 27
Final Examinations Friday–Saturday, April 28–29 and
Monday–Tuesday, May 1–2
Graduating Senior Grades Due Thursday, May 4, 12:00pm
Baccalaureate Friday, May 5
Commencement Saturday, May 6
Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 9, 12:00pm

FALL SESSION 2017

Welcome Week Saturday-Tuesday, August 19-22
Move-In Day Saturday, August 19
Opening Convocation Tuesday, August 22
Classes begin Wednesday, August 23
Last day to Add classes Tuesday, August 29
Labor Day (no classes, offices closed) Monday, September 4
Last day to Drop classes Wednesday, September 6
Homecoming Week Sunday-Saturday, October 1-7
Homecoming Convication & Games
(no classes, offices open)
Friday, October 6
Midterm Week Monday-Friday, October 9-13
Fall Break (no classes, offices open) Monday-Tuesday, October 16-17
Midterm Grades Due Thursday, October 19, 12:00pm
Family Weekend Friday-Saturday, November 3-4
Last day to Withdraw from classes Wednesday, November 8
Thanksgiving Break Monday-Friday, November 20-24
Classes Resume Monday, November 27
Last day of classes Friday, December 8
December Graduate Recognition Reception Saturday, December 9
Final Examinations Monday-Tuesday, December 11-12
Study Day Wednesday, December 13
Final Examinations Thursday-Friday, December 14-15
Final Grades Due Wednesday, December 20, 8:00 am

Spring Session 2018

Move-In Day Sunday, January 7
Orientation Monday, January 8
Classes begin Wednesday, January 10
MLK Jr. Day; Campus Service Day
(no classes, offices closed)
Monday, January 15
Last day to Add classes Wednesday, January 17
Last day to Drop classes Wednesday, January 24
Founders’ Day Convocation Friday, February 2
Midterm Week Monday–Friday, February 26–March 2
Midterm Grades Due Wednesday, March 7, 12:00pm
Spring Break Monday–Friday, March 5–9
Classes Resume Monday, March 12
Last day to Withdraw from classes Thursday, March 29
Good Friday (no classes, offices closed) Friday, March 30
Easter Monday (no classes, offices open) Monday, April 2
Honors Ceremony Sunday, April 22
Last day of classes Wednesday, April 25
Study Day Thursday, April 26
Final Examinations Friday–Saturday, April 27–28 and
Monday–Tuesday, April 30-May 1
Graduating Senior Grades Due Thursday, May 3, 12:00pm
Baccalaureate Friday, May 4
Commencement Saturday, May 5
Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 8, 12:00pm