Office of the Provost

Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Important Dates: Fall 2016

August 15 Graduate International Student Check-In and Orientation

August 19-21 Undergraduate International Student Orientation

August 22 Residence halls open

August 22-28 New and Transfer Student Orientation

August 24 New Student Convocation

August 25 New Faculty Orientation

August 26 New Teaching Assistant Orientation

August 29 Fall Term enrollment period ends for all students; Fall Term classes begin

September 5 Labor Day (University closed)

September 9 Fall Term add/drop period ends

September 17 Constitution Day

September 30-October 1 Family Weekend

October 7-9 Homecoming Activities

October 17 Fall Break for students (no classes); University offices and buildings remain open and staffed during Fall Break

October 18 Monday classes normally scheduled to meet Monday, October 17th will meet on Tuesday, October 18th. Tuesday classes will not meet this week (see note below)

October 28 Fall Term deadline for students to submit Monitored Withdrawal forms to Dean’s Office; Spring Term enrollment appointments begin (Veteran Students)

October 31 Spring Term enrollment appointments begin (Non-Veteran Students)

November 11 Last day for Spring Term enrollment appointments

November 12 Spring Term open enrollment begins

November 23-27 Thanksgiving Recess for students (no classes), all schools

November 24-25 Thanksgiving Recess for faculty and staff (University closed)

November 28 Classes resume (all schools)

December 9 Fall Term: Last day for undergraduate day classes; Spring Term deadline for continuing students to register

December 10 Reading Day

December 10-17 College of General Studies classes, Saturday Only classes, graduate classes, and evening classes will continue to meet during this period; final examinations should be held during the last scheduled class meeting

December 12-17 Final examination period for undergraduate day classes

December 17 Fall Term Ends: Official date for degrees awarded in Fall Term

December 18 Residence halls close

December 18-January 3 Winter Recess for students (no classes), all schools

December 20 Fall Term grades must be approved by instructors by 11:59 p.m.

December 23-January 2 Winter Recess for faculty and staff; designated University offices, including major responsibility centers and research projects, will be staffed as necessary during this period

2017-2018 Extended Academic Calendar

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