Academic Calendars

Fall Semester Academic Calendars for the period Fall 2015 -Fall 2017
Event

2015-2016
Fall 2015

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



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