2015-2016 Academic Calendar

2013-2014 | 2014-2015 | 2015-2016

 Note: For the Scranton Education Online (SEOL), MBA Online, Human Resources Online, Nurse Anesthesia or ERP programs, see Special Term 2015-2016 Academic Calendar for dates that apply to these.

Semesters
Fall 2015   Spring 2016
Aug 20 CGCE Orientation for Undergraduate and Graduate Students  
Aug 22 University Housing Opens for New Students  
Aug 22-23 Fall Welcome Weekend for New Undergraduate Students  
Aug 23 Housing Opens for Returning Students Fall: 8:00 am Jan 31
Aug 24 Classes Begin Feb 1
Aug 28 Last Day to Add Courses Feb 5
Aug 28 Convocation
Sep 2 Last Day 100% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 10
Sep 3 Holy Spirit Liturgy
Sep 4 Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (Undergrad only) Feb 12
Sep 7 Labor Day Holiday, No Classes
Sep 9 Last Day 75% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 17
Sep 16 Last Day 50% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 24
Sep 23 Last Day 25% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Mar 2
Sep 23 Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade Mar 2
Sep 25 Last Day to Register/CGCE Graduate Comprehensive Exams Mar 24
Oct 9 Semester Midpoint Mar 18
Oct 9 Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Option (Undergraduate) Mar 18
Oct 9 Incomplete Grades from Prior Terms Due Mar 18
Oct. 13 Midsemester Grades Due by Noon Mary 29
Oct.16 Last Day of Class before Break Mar 18
Oct 17 University Housing Closes at Noon Mar 19
Oct 17 Fall/Spring Break Begins Mar 19
Oct 20 University Housing Re-opens at Noon Mar 28
Oct 21 Classes Resume after Fall/Spring Break Mar 29
Oct 24 CGCE Graduate Comprehensive Exams Apr 16
Nov 6 Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade Apr 14
Nov 24 Last Day of Class before Thanksgiving
Nov 25 University Housing Closes at Noon
Nov 25 Thanksgiving
Nov 26 Thanksgiving/Easter Sunday Mar 27
Nov 29  University Housing Re-opens at Noon  
Nov 30  Classes Resume after Thanksgiving
Dec 1-7 Last Week of Classes ( Fall: Tues-Mon; Spring: Mon-Fri , NO EXAMS) May 9-13
Dec 7 Last Day of Class (Fall: Monday; Spring: Friday) May 13
Dec 8 Final Exams Begin (Fall: Tuesday; Spring: Monday) May 16
Dec 12 Final Exams and Semester End (Fall: Saturday; Spring: Friday) May 20
Dec 12 University Housing Closes (Fall: 6 pm; Spring: Noon). May 21
Dec 15 Final Grades Due by 3:00 p.m. May 23
  Class Night May 27
  Graduate Commencement (Master's and Doctorate) May 28
  Baccalaureate Mass May 28
  Undergraduate Commencement (Baccalaureate and Associate) May 29 
Memorial Day* May 30
  University Housing Closes at 10:00 am May 30

 

Important Notes:

In Fall Semester 2015, final exams for Monday classes with a start time of 4:30 p.m. or later will be held on Friday, December 11, at their regular meeting time.

 

 

Short Sessions

Intersession 2016

University Housing Opens at Noon Jan 3
Classes Begin Jan 4
Last Day to Add Courses Jan 5
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (UG ) Jan 5
Last Day 100% Tuition Refund Jan 6
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund Jan 7
Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade Jan 7
Last Day to Elect Audit Option (Undergrad) Jan 15
Martin Luther King Holiday, No Class Jan 18
Last Day to Withdraw (“W” Grade) Jan 21
Final Exams Jan 28-29*
Session Ends Jan 29
Final Grades Due by Noon Feb 2

* Final exam for MTWR classes is Thursday, Jan. 28. MTRF classes meet on Thursday, Jan. 28 and have final exam on Friday, Jan. 29.

 

 

Summer 2016 Sessions S1 S2 S3
Session Classes Begin Jun 1 Jul 11 Jun 6
Last Day to Add through Dean’s Office Jun 2 Jul 12 Jun 7
Last Day to Add/Drop through Web Registration Jun 2 Jul 12 Jun 7
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option Jun 2 Jul 12 Jun 7
Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund Jun 3 Jul 13 Jun 8
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund Jun 6 Jul 14 Jun 9
Last Day to Drop/No Grade Jun 6 Jul 14 Jun 9
Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Jun 14 Jul 22 Jun 17
Last Day to Register/CGCE Comprehensive Exams     Jun 24
Holiday , No Class     Jul 4
Last Day to Withdraw /”W” Grade Jun 22 Aug 1 Jul 11
CGCE Graduate Comprehensive Exams   Jul 16  Jul 16
Final Exams, if any Jun 29-30 Aug 8 Jul 18
Session Ends Jun 30 Aug 8 Jul 18
Final Grades Due by Noon Jul 5 Aug 12 Jul 22

 

 

Summer 2016 Sessions S4 S5 SSP
Session Classes Begin Jun 6 Jun 1 May 23
Last Day to Add through Dean’s Office Jun 7 Jun 2 May 24
Last Day to Add/Drop through Web Registration Jun 7 Jun 2 May 24
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option Jun 7 Jun 2 May 24
Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund Jun 8 Jun 3 May 25
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund Jun 9 Jun 6 May 26
Last Day to Drop/No Grade Jun 9 Jun 6 May 26
Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Jun 17 Jun 14 Jun 6
Last Day to Register/CGCE Comprehensive Exams Jun 24 Jun 24  
Holiday , No Class Jul 4 Jul 4  
CGCE Graduate Comprehensive Exams Jul 16 Jul 16  
Last Day to Withdraw /”W” Grade Jul 25 Aug 1 Jun 22
Final Exams, if any Aug 1 Aug 8 Jun 29-30
Session Ends Aug 1 Aug 8 Jun 30
Final Grades Due by Noon Aug 5 Aug 12 Jul 5