2016-2017 Academic Calendar


Semesters
Fall 2016   Spring 2017
Aug 18 Orientation Graduate Students  
Aug 20 University Housing Opens for New Students  
Aug 20-21 Fall Welcome Weekend for New Undergraduate Students  
Aug 21 Housing Opens for Returning Students Jan 29
Aug 22 Classes Begin Jan 30
Aug 26 Convocation
Aug 26 Last Day to Add Courses Feb 3
Aug 30 Mass of the Holy Spirit
Aug 31 Last Day 100% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 8
Sep 5 Labor Day Holiday, No Classes
Sep 9 Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (Undergrad only) Feb 10
Sep 7 Last Day 75% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 15
Sep 14 Last Day 50% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 22
Sep 21 Last Day 25% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Mar 1
Sep 21 Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade Mar 1
Sep 23 Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams Mar 3
Oct 7 Semester Midpoint Mar 10
Oct 7 Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Option (Undergraduate) Mar 10
Oct 7 Incomplete Grades from Prior Terms Due Mar 10
Oct 7 Last Day of Class before Break Mar 10
Oct 8 University Housing Closes at Noon Mar 10
Oct 8 Fall/Spring Break Begins Mar 11
Oct 11 University Housing Re-opens at Noon Mar 19
Oct 12 Midsemester Grades Due by Noon Mar 20
Oct 12 Classes Resume after Fall/Spring Break Mar 20
Oct 15 Graduate Comprehensive Exams Mar 25
Nov 7 Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade Apr 12
Nov 22 Last Day of Class before Thanksgiving/Easter Apr 12
Nov 23 University Housing Closes at Noon Apr 13
Nov 23 Thanksgiving/Easter Break Begins Apr 13
Nov 24 Thanksgiving/Easter Sunday Apr 16
Nov 27 University Housing Re-opens at Noon Apr 17
Nov 28 Classes Resume after Thanksgiving/Easter Apr 18
Nov 29-Dec 5 Last Week of Classes ( Fall: Tues-Mon; Spring: Mon-Fri , NO EXAMS) May 8-12
Dec 5 Last Day of Class (Fall: Monday; Spring: Friday) May 12
Dec 6 Final Exams Begin (Fall: Tuesday; Spring: Monday) May 15
Dec 10 Final Exams and Semester End (Fall: Saturday; Spring: Friday) May 19
Dec 10 University Housing Closes May 20
Dec 13 Final Grades Due by 3:00 p.m. May 22
  Class Night May 26
  Graduate Commencement (Master's and Doctorate) May 27
  Baccalaureate Mass May 27
  Undergraduate Commencement (Baccalaureate and Associate) May 28
Memorial Day* May 29
  University Housing Closes at 10:00 am May 29

 

Important Notes:

In Fall Semester 2016, final exams for Monday classes with a start time of 4:30 p.m. or later will be held on Friday, December 9 in the evening time slot designated on the final exam schedule when issued.

 

 

Short Sessions

Intersession 2017

University Housing Opens at Noon Jan 2
Classes Begin Jan 3
Last Day to Add Courses Jan 4
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (UG ) Jan 4
Last Day 100% Tuition Refund Jan 5
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund Jan 6
Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade Jan 6
Martin Luther King Holiday, No Class Jan 16
Last Day to Elect Audit Option (Undergrad) Jan 17
Last Day to Withdraw (“W” Grade) Jan 19
Final Exams Jan 26-27*
Session Ends Jan 27
Final Grades Due by Noon Jan 31

* Final exam for MTWR classes is Thursday, Jan. 26. MTRF classes meet on Thursday, Jan. 26 and have final exam on Friday, Jan. 27.

Summer 2017 Sessions S1 S2 S3
Session Classes Begin May 31 Jul 10 Jun 5
Last Day to Add through Dean’s Office Jun 1 Jul 11 Jun 6
Last Day to Add/Drop through Web Registration Jun 1 Jul 11 Jun 6
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option Jun 1 Jul 11 Jun 6
Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund Jun 2 Jul 12 Jun 7
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund Jun 5 Jul 13 Jun 8
Last Day to Drop/No Grade Jun 5 Jul 13 Jun 8
Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Jun 13 Jul 21 Jun 16
Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams     Jun 16
Holiday , No Class     Jul 3&4
Last Day to Withdraw /”W” Grade Jun 21 Jul 31 Jul 10
Graduate Comprehensive Exams   Jul 15 Jul 15
Final Exams, if any Jun 28-29 Aug 7 Jul 17
Session Ends Jun 29 Aug 7 Jul 17
Final Grades Due by Noon Jul 5 Aug 11 Jul 21
Summer 2017 Sessions S4 S5 SSP
Session Classes Begin Jun 5 May 31 May 22
Last Day to Add through Dean’s Office Jun 6 Jun 1 May 23
Last Day to Add/Drop through Web Registration Jun 6 Jun 1 May 23
Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option Jun 6 Jun 1 May 23
Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund Jun 7 Jun 2 May 24
Last Day 50% Tuition Refund Jun 8 Jun 5 May 25
Last Day to Drop/No Grade Jun 8 Jun 5 May 25
Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Jun 16 Jun 13 Jun 5
Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams Jun 16 Jun 16  
Holiday , No Class Jul 3&4 Jul 3&4  
Graduate Comprehensive Exams Jul 15 Jul 15  
Last Day to Withdraw /”W” Grade Jul 24 Jul 31 Jun 21
Final Exams, if any Jul 31 Aug 7 Jun 28-29
Session Ends Jul 31 Aug 7 Jun 29
Final Grades Due by Noon Aug 11 Aug 11 Jul 5