Academic Calendar & Term Timeline

Important updates for the 2016-17 academic year

  • Classes start on Wednesday, August 31, but because of the Labor Day holiday we will follow a Monday schedule that day.

  • Veteran’s Day (Friday, November 11th) will be a university holiday for staff only. Classes will be held on a regular schedule.
Important Dates for Fall 2016

University Holiday:
Labor Day: Sept. 5 (M)

First Day of Classes: Aug. 31 (W)

Course Registration Deadline: Sept. 8 (Th)

Add/Drop Deadline: Oct. 3 (M)

University Holiday:
Columbus Day: Oct. 10 (M)

Withdrawal Deadline: Oct 17 (M)

Veteran’s Day: Nov. 11 (F)
Classes will be held

Thanksgiving Recess: Nov. 23 (W) - Nov. 27 (Su)

Last Day of Classes: Dec. 2 (F)

Reading Period: Dec. 3 (Sa) - Dec. 9 (F)

Exam Period: Dec. 10 (Sa) - Dec. 20 (Tu)

Important Dates for Spring 2017

University Holiday
MLK Jr Day: Jan. 16 (M)

First Day of Classes: Jan. 23 (M)   

Course Registration Deadline: Jan. 27 (F)

University Holiday:
Presidents’ Day: Feb. 20 (M)

Add/Drop Deadline: Feb. 20 (M)

Withdrawal Deadline: Mar. 6 (M)
Spring Recess: Mar. 11 (Sa) - Mar 19 (Su)

Last Day of Classes: Apr. 26 (W)

Reading Period: Apr. 27 (Th) - May 3 (W)

Exam Period: May 5 (Th) - May 14 (Sa)

Commencement: May 25 (Th)