Academic Calendar 2015-16 

Fall Semester Date
Fall semester class dates Sept. 2 – Dec. 14  
Labor Day – All classes canceled Sept. 5 – 7
Course changes-drop/add * Sept. 2 – Sept. 15
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Sept. 16 – Oct. 27
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Sept. 16 – Oct. 27
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sept. 22
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 13
Mid-semester  Oct. 21
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Oct. 28 – Nov. 24
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Oct. 28 – Nov. 24
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 27
Priority registration for Spring 2016 Nov. 2 – 13
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 25 - 29
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Dec. 1 – Dec. 22
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Dec. 1 – Dec. 22
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 15 
Final Examinations Dec. 15 (4 p.m.) –
Dec. 22 (4 p.m.)

 

 

 

 

Spring Semester Date
Spring semester class dates Jan. 19 – May 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - All classes canceled Jan. 18
Course changes-drop/add * Jan. 19 – Feb. 1
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Feb. 2 – Mar. 21
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Feb. 2 – Mar. 21
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline  Feb. 8
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Feb. 29
Summer 2016 registration opens for all students Mar. 7
Mid-semester Mar. 15
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 5 – 13
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 21
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Mar. 22 – Apr. 18
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Mar. 22 – April 18
Honors Convocation Mar. 19
Priority registration for Fall 2016 Apr. 4 – 15
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 19 – May 10
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 19 – May 10
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction scheduled Apr. 29
Reading day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations May 3
Final Examinations May 3 (4 p.m.) –
May 10 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 19
Undergraduate Commencement

May 20

Summer Sessions 2016

 

 

 

 

Session Date
Undergraduate Session I (no class May 28 - May 30) May 23 – Jun. 29
Undergraduate Science I (BI, CH, ID, PH) May 31 – Jun. 30
Undergraduate Session II (no class July 2 - July 4) Jul. 5 – Aug. 10
Undergraduate Science II (BI, CH, ID, PH) (no class July 2 - July 4) Jul. 5 – Aug. 3
Graduate Session I (no class May 28 - May 30)  May 23 – Jun. 29
Graduate Session II (no class July 2 - July 4) Jul. 5 – Aug. 3
Graduate Session III  Aug. 1 – Aug. 19

* New courses may not be added after the first week of classes (7 calendar days) without the approval of the instructor or department chair for the course.

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