Academic Calendars

Fall Semester Academic Calendars for the period Fall 2016 -Fall 2019
Event 2016-2017
Fall 2016
2017-2018
Fall 2017
2018-2019
Fall 2018
2019-2020
Fall 2019
First Year Student Check In  August 25 (Thursday) August 24 (Thursday) August 23 (Thursday) August 22 (Thursday)
Degree Awarding Date September 4 (Sunday) August 27 (Sunday) August 26 (Sunday) August 25 (Sunday)
First Day of Class August 29 (Monday) August 28 (Monday) August 27 (Monday) August 26 (Monday)
Last day for Web Registration September 4 (Sunday) September 3 (Sunday) September 2 (Sunday) September 1 (Sunday)
Last Day Add without instructor permission September 4 (Sunday) September 3 (Sunday) September 2 (Sunday) September 1 (Sunday)
Labor Day - Classes held September 5 (Monday) September 4 (Monday) September 3 (Monday) September 2 (Monday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W"  September 9 (Friday) September 8 (Friday) September 7 (Friday) September 6 (Friday)
Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail September 16 (Friday) September 15 (Friday) September 14 (Friday) September 13 (Friday)
Rosh Hashanna October 3 (Monday) September 21 (Thursday) September 10-11 (Monday-Tuesday)  Sept. 30-Oct. 1 (Monday-Tuesday)
Yom Kippur October 12 (Wednesday) September 30 (Saturday) September 19 (Wednesday) October 9 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 September 27 (Tuesday) September 26 (Tuesday) September 25 (Tuesday) September 24 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 September 28 (Wednesday) September 27 (Wednesday) September 26 (Wednesday) September 25 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 September 29 (Thursday) September 28 (Thursday) September 27 (Thursday) September 26 (Thursday)
Deadline to apply for January degree October 3 (Monday) October 2 (Monday) October 1 (Monday) October 1 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 October 5 (Wednesday) October 3 (Tuesday)  October 3 (Wednesday) October 2 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5 October 6 (Thursday) October 4 (Wednesday) October 4 (Thursday) October 3 (Thursday)
Pacing Break October 17-18 (Monday-Tuesday) October 16-17 (Monday-Tuesday) October 15-16 (Monday-Tuesday) October 14-15 (Monday-Tuesday)
Mid Term Grades Due October 14 (Friday) October 13 (Friday) October 12 (Friday) October 11 (Friday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 November 2 (Wednesday) November 1 (Wednesday) October 31 (Wednesday) October 28 (Monday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 November 3 (Thursday) November 2 (Thursday)  November 1 (Thursday) October 29 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 November 8 (Tuesday) November 7 (Tuesday) November 6 (Tuesday) November 30 (Wednesday) 
Four o'clock exam Day 4 November 9 (Wednesday) November 8 (Wednesday) November 7 (Wednesday) October 5 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5       November 10 (Thursday) November 9 (Thursday) November 8 (Thursday) November 7 (Thursday)
Registration for Spring 
(See Registration Schedule)
November 14-18 (Monday-Friday) November 6-17 (Monday-Friday) November 5-16 (Monday-Friday) November 11-15 (Monday-Friday)
Last day for January doctoral candidates to deliver  dissertation drafts to dean November 15 (Tuesday) November 14 (Tuesday) November 13 (Tuesday) November 12 (Tuesday)
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" November 15 (Tuesday) November 14 (Tuesday) November 13 (Tuesday) November 12 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break November 23-25 (Wednesday-Friday) November 22-24 (Wednesday-Friday) November 21-23 (Wednesday-Friday) November 27-29 (Wednesday-Friday)
Last day for hourly exams December 2 (Friday) December 1 (Friday) November 30 (Friday) November 26 (Tuesday)
Last Day of Classes December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday) December 6 (Friday)
Last day to withdraw with WP/WF grades December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday) December 6 (Friday)
Last day for January masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday) December 6 (Friday)
Last day for January doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements December 9 (Friday) December 8 (Friday) December 7 (Friday) December 6 (Friday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes December 10 (Saturday) December 9 (Saturday) December 8 (Saturday) December 7 (Saturday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes December   12 (Monday) December 11 (Monday) December 10 (Monday) December 9 (Monday)
Final Exams Begin December 13 (Tuesday) December 12 (Tuesday) December 11 (Tuesday) December 10 (Tuesday)
Final Exams End December 21 (Wednesday) December 20 (Wednesday) December 19 (Wednesday)  December 18 (Wednesday) 
Grades Due December 24 (Saturday 8 AM) December 23 (Saturday 8 AM) December 22 (Saturday 8 AM) December 21 (Saturday 8 AM)



Spring Semester Academic Calendars for the period Spring 2017- Spring 2020
Event 2016-2017
Spring 2017
2017-2018
Spring 2018
2018-2019
Spring 2019
2019-2020
Spring 2020
Degree Awarded Date  January 22 (Sunday) January 21 (Sunday) January 20 (Sunday) January 19 (Sunday)
First Day of Class January 23 (Monday) January 22 (Monday) January 21 (Monday) January 20 (Monday)
Last Day for Web Registration January 29 (Sunday) January 28 (Sunday) January 27 (Sunday) January 26 (Sunday)
Last Day Add without instructor permission January 29 (Sunday) January 28 (Sunday) January 27 (Sunday) January 26 (Sunday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W"  February 3 (Friday) February 2 (Friday) February 1 (Friday) January 31 (Friday)
Last Day to apply for University Day degree February 1 (Wednesday) February 1 (Thursday) February 1 (Friday) February 1 (Saturday)
Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail February 10 (Friday) February 9 (Friday) February 8 (Friday) February 7 (Friday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 February 22 (Wednesday) February 21 (Wednesday) February 20 (Wednesday) February 18  (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 February 23 (Thursday) February 22 (Thursday) February 21 (Thursday) February 19 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 February 28 (Tuesday) February 27 (Tuesday) February 26 (Tuesday) February 20 (Thursday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 March 1 (Wednesday) February 28 (Wednesday) February 27 (Wednesday) February 25 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 5 March 2 (Thursday) March 1 (Thursday) February 28 (Thursday) February 26 (Wednesday)
Mid Term Grades Due March 10 (Friday) March 9 (Friday) March 8 (Friday) March 6 (Friday)
Spring Break  March 13-17 (Monday-Friday) March 12-16 (Monday-Friday) March 11-15 (Monday-Friday) March 9-13 (Monday-Friday)
Classes Resume March 20 (Monday) March 19 (Monday) March 18 (Monday) March 16 (Monday)
Four o'clock exam Day 1 April 4 (Tuesday) April 4 (Wednesday) April 3 (Wednesday) March 31 (Tuesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 2 April 5 (Wednesday) April 5 (Thursday) April 4 (Thursday) April 1 (Wednesday)
Four o'clock exam Day 3 April 6 (Thursday) April 10 (Tuesday) April 9 (Tuesday) April 2 (Thursday)
Four o'clock exam Day 4 April 12 (Wednesday) April 11 (Wednesday) April 10 (Wednesday) April 6 (Monday) 
Four o'clock exam Day 5      April 13 (Thursday) April 12 (Thursday) April 11 (Thursday) April 7 (Tuesday)
Good Friday - classes held April 14 (Friday) March 30 (Friday) April 19 (Friday) April 10 (Friday)
Passover - classes held on weekdays April 11 (Tuesday) March 31 (Saturday) April 20 (Saturday) April 9 (Thursday)
Registration for Summer and Fall
(See Registration Schedule)
April 10-21 (Monday-Friday) April 9-20 (Monday-Friday) April 1-12 (Monday-Friday) April 13-17 (Monday-Friday)
Last day for May doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean April 14 (Friday) April 13 (Friday) April 12 (Friday) April 10 (Friday)
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" April 18 (Tuesday) April 13 (Friday) April 12 (Friday) April 10 (Friday)
Last day for hourly exams April 28 (Friday) April 27 (Friday) April 26 (Friday) April 24 (Friday)
Last day for May doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements May 5 (Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday) May 1 (Friday)
Last day for May masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office May 5 (Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday) May 1 (Friday)
Last Day of Classes May 5(Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday) May 1 (Friday)
Last day to withdraw with WP/WF grades May 5 (Friday) May 4 (Friday) May 3 (Friday) May 1 (Friday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes May 6 (Saturday) May 5 (Saturday) May 4 (Saturday) May 2 (Saturday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes May 8 (Monday) May 7 (Monday) May 6 (Monday) May 4 (Monday)
Final Exams Begin May 9 (Tuesday) May 8 (Tuesday) May 7 (Tuesday) May 5 (Tuesday)
Final Exams End May 17 (Wednesday) May 16 (Wednesday) May 15 (Wednesday) May 13 (Wednesday)
Grades Due May 20 (Saturday 8AM) May 19 (Saturday 8AM) May 18 (Saturday 8AM) May 16 (Saturday 8AM)
University Day Commencement  May 22 (Monday) May 21 (Monday) May 20 (Monday) May 18 (Monday)
Deadline to apply for September degree July 3 (Monday) July 2 (Monday) July 1 (Monday) July 1 (Wednesday)
Last day for September doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean July 21 (Friday) July 20 (Friday) July 19 (Friday) July 17 (Friday)
Last day for September masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to the Registrar's Office August 4 (Friday) August 3 (Friday) August 2 (Friday)  August 7 (Friday) 
Last day for September doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements August 4 (Friday) August 3 (Friday) August 2 (Friday)  August 7 (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