Academic Calendar

All Dates Subject To Change FALL 2016 SPRING 2017
Advance Registration July 1 Nov. 1
New Student Orientation Aug. 15  
Last Day to Register or Withdraw Without Penalty Aug. 16 Jan. 16
Classes Begin Aug. 17 Jan. 17
12th Class Day (Official Census Date) Sept. 1 Feb. 1
20th Class Day (Non-Payment ) Sept. 14 Feb. 13
Last Day of Classes Dec. 2 May 5
Final Examinations Dec. 5-9 May 8-12
Semester/Term Ends Dec. 9 May 12
Grades Due Dec. 13 May 16
Final Grades Must be Posted Dec. 14 May 17
Payments and Refunds Information
Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Receive a Partial Refund Sept. 14 Feb. 13
ADD/DROP (changes in schedule), WITHDRAWAL (dropping all courses)
Last day to Add a Course (Registrar's Office Only) Sept. 1 Feb. 1
Last Day to Drop a Class or Withdraw from the University Nov. 28 May 1
HOLIDAY AND VACATION DAYS
Labor Day Holiday Sept. 5  
Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 24-25  
Christmas Holiday Dec. 23-26  
New Year Holiday   Dec. 30
Martin Luther King Jr. Day   Jan. 16
Spring Break   Mar. 13-17
Memorial Day   May 29
Independence Day   July 4
All Dates Subject To Change FALL 2016 SPRING 2017
Advance Registration for Currently Enrolled Students Last June 1 Nov. 1
Last Day to Register or Withdraw Without Penalty Aug. 23 Jan. 16
Classes Begin Aug. 24 Jan. 17
12th Class Day (Official Census Date) Sept. 9 Feb. 1
Last Day of Classes Nov. 18 April 28
Final Examinations Nov. 28 - Dec. 2 May 1-5
Semester/Term Ends Dec. 2 April 28
Grades Due for Graduating Students Dec. 6 by noon May 5
Final Grades Must be Posted Dec. 7 by 5 p.m. May 8
Official Graduation Date/Date on Diploma   May 13
Payments and Refunds Information
Last Day to Withdraw from the University and Receive a Partial Refund Sept. 21 Feb. 13
ADD/DROP (changes in schedule), WITHDRAWAL (dropping all courses)
Last Day to Add a Course (Registrar's Office Only) Sept. 9 Feb. 1
Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive Grade of W Oct. 5 Feb. 27
Last Day to Drop a Class or Withdraw from the University Nov. 28 May 1
DEADLINES RELATED TO GRADUATION
Last Day to File Statement of Intent to Graduate Sept. 23 Feb. 1
Last Day to File Student Services Graduation Application   Feb. 1
Last Day to Order Regalia through the Student Services Website   Feb. 1
Last Day to Pay Graduation Fee, ETD Fee   Notified by Email
Convocation and Commencement Ceremony   May 13
HOLIDAY AND VACATION DAYS
Labor Day Holiday Sept. 5  
Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 24-25  
Christmas Holiday Dec. 23-26  
New Year Holiday   Dec. 30 - Jan. 2
Martin Luther King Jr. Day   Jan. 16
Spring Break   Mar. 6-10
Spring Holiday   Mar. 17