Academic Calendar

 

| Summer 2015 | Fall 2015 | Spring 2016 |


 


 Summer 2015

 

Tuesday, May 19 - Tuesday, June 2
  • Summer Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, May 25
  • Memorial Day Holiday

 

Tuesday, May 26
  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who are paid.

 

Thursday, May 28
  • Freshman Orientation

  • Open Registration Ends at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment.  Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2015.  Students who have not paid by 5:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payments must be received and posted to the students account by 5:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before the first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, May 31 - Tuesday, June 2
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 31st..  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2nd.

 

Tuesday, June 2
  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades.

 

Wednesday, June 3
  • First Day of Classes - Regular semester and Term I.

  • Interim grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes. To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Thursday, June  4
  • Final Payment Deadline at 5:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Summer 2015.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Tuesday, June 9
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program I, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation.

Thursday, June 11
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program II, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation.

 

Monday, June 15
  • Graduation Audit for Summer 2015 graduation candidates begin.  No graduation applications for Summer 2015 will be accepted after this date.

 

Tuesday, June 16
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program III, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation.

 

Thursday, June 18
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program IV, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation.

 

Tuesday, June 23
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program V, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation.

 

Thursday, June 25
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program VI, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation.

  • Term I Classes End

 

Monday, June 29
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations

 

Tuesday, June 30
  • Term II Classes Begin.

  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes or resign from the University.  Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, July 2
  • Independence Day Holiday

 

Monday, July 6
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Tuesday, July 7
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program VII, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation

 

Thursday, July 9
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program VIII, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation

 

Monday, July 13
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday, July 14
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program IX, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation

 

Thursday, July 16
  • Summer Orientation/Early Registration Program X, Fall 2015 Freshman by Invitation

 

Thursday, July 23
  • Last day of classes.

 

Monday, July 27
  • Term II Classes:  Final Examinations

 

Monday, July 27 - Tuesday, July 28
  • Regular Classes:  Final Examinations

 

Thursday, July 30

 

  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Friday, July 31
  • Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine

 

Monday, August 3
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 5:30 p.m.

 

Note: University offices will be closed on Fridays during the Summer Term; Memorial Day - Monday, May 25; Independence Day - Thursday, July 2

Campus dining operations will be closed when university classes are not in session. Please refer to Auxiliary Services for further information.

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 Fall 2015

 

Monday, August 3 — Monday, August 17
  • Fall Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, August 10
  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

 

Tuesday, August 11
  • Faculty return to duty.

 

Thursday, August 13
  • Freshman Orientation.

 

Friday, August 14
  • Open Registration Ends at 12:30 p.m. on Friday August 14th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment.  Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2015.  Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes. Payments must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m. Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, August 16 — Tuesday, August 18
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 16th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18th.

 

Tuesday, August 18
  • Student Success Day

  • Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18th. 

  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades.

 

Wednesday, August 19
  • First Day of Classes - Regular semester and Term I.

  • Interim grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Wednesday, August 19 — Thursday, August 20
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes. To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:00 p.m. Thursday, August 20, 2015.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Friday, August 21
  • Final Payment Deadline at 12:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Fall 2015.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Monday, September 7
  • Labor Day Holiday.

 

Tuesday, September 15
  • Graduation Audit for Fall 2015 graduation candidates begin.  No graduation applications for Fall 2015 will be accepted after this date

  • Last day to apply for Spring 2016 graduation without late fee.

 

Friday, September 25
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, October 1 — Friday, October 2
  • Fall Break.

 

Wednesday, October 7
  • Term I Classes end.

 

Monday, October 12
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; M-W schedule.

 

Tuesday, October 13
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; T-Th schedule.

 

Wednesday, October 14
  • Term II Classes begin.

 

Friday, October 23
  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw or resign from the University.  Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Monday, November 16 — Friday, November 20
  • Priority Registration for Spring 2016 classes.

 

Wednesday, November 18
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday, November 23
  • Open Registration begins for Spring 2016 classes.

 

Wednesday, November 25 — Friday, November 27
  • Thanksgiving Holiday.

 

Friday, December 4
  • Last day of classes.

 

Saturday, December 5
  • Saturday Only Classes - Final Examinations.

 

Monday, December 7 — Friday, December 11
  • Final Examinations.

 

Thursday, December 10
  • Grades of prospective graduating students due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, December 12
  • Commencement 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, December 14
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m. 

 

Tuesday, December 15
  • Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.

 

Friday, December 18
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 p.m.

 

Note: University offices will be closed on Labor Day - September 7; Fall Break - October 1-2; Thanksgiving - November 25-27; and Christmas & New Year holidays, December 21 - January 1st.

Campus dining operations will be closed when university classes are not in session. Please refer to Auxiliary Services for further information.

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 Spring 2016

 

Tuesday, December 15  — Friday, January 15
  • Spring Interim Classes - All fees for interim classes must be paid by the first class meeting of the interim session.

 

Monday, January 4
  • Rental textbook pick-up begins for students who have paid.

 

Wednesday, January 6
  •  Faculty return to duty.

 

Thursday, January 7
  • Freshman Orientation.

 

Friday, January 8
  • Open Registration Ends at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 8th.  Students should check their schedule for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes. 

  • Fee Payment Deadline and Class Cancellation for Non-Payment of Fees at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2016.  Students who have not paid by 12:30 p.m. will be cancelled from their classes.  Payment must be received and posted to the students account by 12:30 p.m.  Students whose classes are paid with anticipated / pending aid must drop all their classes before first day of classes if they do not plan to attend.

 

Sunday, January 10 — Tuesday, January 12
  • Schedule Adjustment begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 10th.  Students should review their schedule for classes cancelled for non-payment and for any classes removed due to low enrollment. Students who decide not to attend must drop all of their classes.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule as of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12th

 

Tuesday, January 12
  • Last day for undergraduate students to remove "I" grades

 

Wednesday, January 13
  • First Day of Classes - Regular Semester and Term I.

 

Wednesday, January 13 — Thursday, January 14
  • Drop/Add period - During this drop/add period, a student may make schedule adjustments without receiving a 'W' grade for each class dropped. However, a student will not be able to drop all of their classes.  To drop their last class, the student will need to resign from the university and will receive a 'W' grade for the last class left on their schedule.  Students may make final schedule adjustments until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2016.  Students will be financially responsible for any classes remaining on their schedule.

 

Friday, January 15
  • Final Fee Payment Deadline at 12:30 p.m. for all drop/add students registered for Spring 2016.  Students are responsible for tuition and fees for any courses that remain on their schedule.

 

Monday, January 18
  • Martin Luther King Holiday.

 

Monday, February 8 — Friday, February 12
  • Mardi Gras Holidays

 

Monday, February 15
  • Graduation Audit for Spring 2016 graduation candidates begins.  No graduation applications will be accepted for Spring 2016 after this date. 

  • Last day to apply for Summer/Fall 2016 graduation without late fee.

 

Tuesday, February 16
  • Term I Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes. Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Monday, March 7
  • Term I Classes end.

 

Tuesday, March 8
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; T-Th schedule.

 

Wednesday, March 9
  • Term I Classes: Final Examinations; M-W schedule.

 

Friday, March 11
  • Regular Classes: Last day to withdraw or resign from the University. Deadline at 12:30 p.m.

 

Monday, March 14
  • Term II Classes begin.

 

Monday, March 14 — Friday, March 18

Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2016 classes.

 

Wednesday, March 16
  • Term I grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Monday, March 21
  • Open Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2016 classes.

 

Friday, March 25 — Friday, April 1
  • Spring Break.

 

Thursday, March 31
  • Early Orientation for Scholarship Recipients.

 

Thursday, April 28
  • Term II Classes: Last day to withdraw from classes.  Deadline at 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday, May 6
  • Last day of classes.

 

Saturday, May 7
  • Saturday Only Classes - Final Examinations.

 

Monday, May 9 — Friday, May 13
  • Final Examinations.

 

Thursday, May 12
  • Grades of prospective graduating students due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Saturday, May 14
  • Commencement 10:00 a.m.

 

Monday, May 16
  • Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Tuesday, May 17
  • Last day to return rental textbooks without a fine.

 

Friday, May 20
  • Student accounts will be charged for any rental books not returned by 12:30 p.m.

 

Note: University offices will be closed on Martin Luther King Holiday - January 18; Mardi Gras - February 8-9 and Easter - March 25 - 28.

Campus dining operations will be closed when university classes are not in session. Please refer to Auxiliary Services for further information.

 

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