Academic Calendars

Fall Semester Academic Calendars for the period Fall 2015 -Fall 2018
Event 2015-2016
Fall 2015
2016-2017
Fall 2016
2017-2018
Fall 2017
2018-2019
Fall 2018
First Year Student Check In  August 20 (Thursday) August 25 (Thursday) August 24 (Thursday) August 23 (Thursday)
First Day of Class August 24 (Monday) August 29 (Monday) August 28 (Monday) August 27 (Monday)
Last day for Web Registration August 30 (Sunday) September 4 (Sunday) September 3 (Sunday) September 2 (Sunday)
Last Day Add without instructor permission August 30 (Sunday) September 4 (Sunday) September 3 (Sunday) September 2 (Sunday)
Degree Awarding Date August 30 (Sunday) September 4 (Sunday) September 3 (Sunday) September 2 (Sunday)
Labor Day - Classes held September 7 (Monday) September 5 (Monday) September 4 (Monday) September 3 (Monday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W"  September 4 (Friday) September 9 (Friday) September 8 (Friday) September 7 (Friday)
Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail September 11 (Friday) September 16 (Friday) September 15 (Friday) September 14 (Friday)
Rosh Hashanna September 14 (Monday) October 3 (Monday) September 21 (Thursday) September 10-11 (Monday-Tuesday) 
Yom Kippur September 23 (Wednesday) October 12 (Wednesday) September 30 (Saturday) September 19 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 September 21 (Monday) September 27 (Tuesday) September 26 (Tuesday) September 25 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 September 24 (Thursday) September 28 (Wednesday) September 27 (Wednesday) September 26 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 September 29 (Tuesday) September 29 (Thursday) September 28 (Thursday) September 27 (Thursday)
Deadline to apply for January degree October 1 (Thursday) October 3 (Monday) October 2 (Monday) October 1 (Monday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 September 30 (Wednesday) October 5 (Wednesday) October 3 (Tuesday)  October 3 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5 October 1 (Thursday) October 6 (Thursday) October 4 (Wednesday) October 4 (Thursday)
Pacing Break October 12-13 (Monday-Tuesday) October 17-18 (Monday-Tuesday) October 16-17 (Monday-Tuesday) October 15-16 (Monday-Tuesday)
Mid Term Grades Due October 9 (Friday) October 14 (Tuesday) October 13 (Friday) October 12 (Friday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 October 27 (Tuesday) November 2 (Wednesday) November 1 (Wednesday) October 31 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 October 29 (Thursday) November 3 (Thursday) November 2 (Thursday)  November 1 (Thursday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 November 2 (Monday) November 8 (Tuesday) November 7 (Tuesday) November 6 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 November 4 (Wednesday) November 9 (Wednesday) November 8 (Wednesday) November 7 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5       November 5 (Thursday) November 10 (Thursday) November 9 (Thursday) November 8 (Thursday)
Registration for Spring  November 9-20 (Monday-Friday) November 7-18 (Monday-Friday) November 6-17 (Monday-Friday) November 5-16 (Monday-Friday)
Last day for January doctoral candidates to deliver  dissertation drafts to dean November 10 (Tuesday) November 15 (Tuesday) November 14 (Tuesday) November 13 (Tuesday)
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" November 10 (Tuesday) November 15 (Tuesday) November 14 (Tuesday) November 13 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break November 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday) November 23-25 (Wednesday-Friday) November 22-24 (Wednesday-Friday) November 21-23 (Wednesday-Friday)
Last day for hourly exams November 24 (Tuesday) December 2 (Friday) December 1 (Friday) November 30 (Friday)
Last Day of Classes December 4 (Friday) December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday)
Last day to withdraw with WP/WF grades December 4 (Friday) December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday)
Last day for January masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office December 4 (Friday) December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday)
Last day for January doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements December 4 (Friday) December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes December 5 (Saturday) December 10 (Saturday) December 9 (Saturday) December 8 (Saturday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes December 7 (Monday) December   12 (Monday) December 11 (Monday) December 10 (Monday)
Final Exams Begin December 8 (Tuesday) December 13 (Tuesday) December 12 (Tuesday) December 11 (Tuesday)
Final Exams End December 16 (Wednesday) December 21 (Wednesday) December 20 (Wednesday) December 19 (Wednesday) 
Grades Due TBD TBD TBD TBD



Spring Semester Academic Calendars for the period Spring 2015- Spring 2019
Event 2015-2016
Spring 2016
2016-2017
Spring 2017
2017-2018
Spring 2018
2018-2019
Spring 2019
Degree Awarded Date  January 24 (Sunday) January 22 (Sunday) January 21 (Sunday) January 20 (Sunday)
First Day of Class January 25 (Monday) January 23 (Monday) January 22 (Monday) January 21 (Monday)
Last Day for Web Registration January 31 (Sunday) January 29 (Sunday) January 28 (Sunday) January 27 (Sunday)
Last Day Add without instructor permission January 31 (Sunday) January 29 (Sunday) January 28 (Sunday) January 27 (Sunday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W"  February 5 (Friday) February 3 (Friday) February 2 (Friday) February 1 (Friday)
Last Day to apply for University Day degree February 1 (Monday) February 1 (Wednesday) February 1 (Thursday) February 1 (Friday)
Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail February 12 (Friday) February 10 (Friday) February 9 (Friday) February 8 (Friday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 February 23 (Tuesday) February 22 (Wednesday) February 21 (Wednesday) February 20 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 February 25 (Thursday) February 23 (Thursday) February 22 (Thursday) February 21 (Thursday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 February 29 (Monday) February 28 (Tuesday) February 27 (Tuesday) February 26 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 March 2 (Wednesday) March 1 (Wednesday) February 28 (Wednesday) February 27 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5 March 3 (Thursday) March 2 (Thursday) March 1 (Thursday) February 28 (Thursday)
Mid Term Grades Due March 11 (Friday) March 10 (Friday) March 9 (Friday) March 8 (Friday)
Spring Break  March 14-18 (Monday-Friday) March 13-17 (Monday-Friday) March 12-16 (Monday-Friday) March 11-15 (Monday-Friday)
Classes Resume March 21 (Monday) March 20 (Monday) March 19 (Monday) March 18 (Monday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 April 5 (Tuesday) April 4 (Tuesday) April 4 (Wednesday) April 3 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 April 7 (Thursday) April 5 (Wednesday) April 5 (Thursday) April 4 (Thursday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 April 11 (Monday) April 6 (Thursday) April 10 (Tuesday) April 9 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 April 13 (Wednesday) April 12 (Wednesday) April 11 (Wednesday) April 10 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5      April 14 (Thursday) April 13 (Thursday) April 12 (Thursday) April 11 (Thursday)
Good Friday - classes held March 25 (Friday) April 14 (Friday) March 30 (Friday) April 19 (Friday)
Passover - classes held on weekdays April 23 (Saturday) April 11 (Tuesday) March 31 (Saturday) April 20 (Saturday)
Registration for Summer and Fall April 11-22 (Monday-Friday) April 10-21 (Monday-Friday) April 9-20 (Monday-Friday) April 1-12 (Monday-Friday)
Last day for May doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean April 15 (Friday) April 14 (Friday) April 13 (Friday) April 12 (Friday)
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" April 19 (Tuesday) April 18 (Tuesday) April 17 (Tuesday) April 16 (Tuesday)
Last day for hourly exams April 29 (Friday) April 28 (Friday) April 27 (Friday) April 26 (Friday)
Last day for May doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements May 6 (Friday) May 5 (Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday)
Last day for May masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office May 6 (Friday) May 5 (Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday)
Last Day of Classes May 6 (Friday) May 5(Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday)
Last day to withdraw with WP/WF grades May 6 (Friday) May 5 (Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes May 7 (Saturday) May 6 (Saturday) May 5 (Saturday) May 4 (Saturday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes May 9 (Monday) May 8 (Monday) May 7 (Monday) May 6 (Monday)
Final Exams Begin May 10 (Tuesday) May 9 (Tuesday) May 8 (Tuesday) May 7 (Tuesday)
Final Exams End May 18 (Wednesday) May 17 (Wednesday) May 16 (Wednesday) May 15 (Wednesday)
University Day Commencement  May 23 (Monday) May 22 (Monday) May 21 (Monday) May 20 (Monday)
Grades Due TBD TBD TBD TBD
Deadline to apply for September degree July 1 (Friday) July 3 (Monday) July 2 (Monday) July 1 (Monday)
Last day for September doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean July 22 (Friday) July 21 (Friday) July 20 (Friday) July 19 (Friday)
Last day for September masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office August 5 (Friday) August 4 (Friday) August 3 (Friday) August 2 (Friday)
Last day for September doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements August 5 (Friday) August 4 (Friday) August 3 (Friday) August 2 (Friday)


*Jewish holidays begin at sundown the evening before the listed date and may be observed for two days even where only one day appears on the calendar.  This holiday is traditionally observed by not engaging in everyday activities such as work and attending classes.  Holidays are family gatherings and travel to destination by sundown the day before the listed date is common.  The Religious Accommodation Policy can be invoked for those seeking excused absences from work or classes: Religious Holidays: Policy and Calendar