2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Academic Calendar


Fall 2016

August 18, Thursday Opening Day for Returning Faculty and Nine-Month Staff
August 21, Sunday Convocation
August 22,  Monday Advisement and Late Registration for New Students
  Donaghy Day
August 23, Tuesday Fall Semester Begins; 16 and 1st 8 Week Classes Start
August 26, Friday Last Day to Add/Register for 1st 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 1st 8 Week Classes 
August 29, Monday Last Day to Add/Register for 16 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 16 Week Classes 
September 5, Monday Labor Day; University Closed (No Day or Evening Classes)
September 12-16, Monday-Friday Three Week Attendance Reporting; Deadline is 4pm on Friday, Sept. 16
September 29-October 4, Thursday-Tuesday Interim Grading; Grades due by 4 pm on Tuesday October 4
September 30, Friday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 1st 8 Week Classes
October 1, Saturday Homecoming

October 7, Friday

Fall Break (No Day or Evening Classes)
October 10-18, Monday-Tuesday Final Grading Opens for 1st 8 Week Classes; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, October 18
October 17, Monday 2nd 8 Week Classes Start
October 20, Thursday Last Day to Add/Register for 2nd 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 2nd 8 Week Classes
November 7, Monday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 16 Week Classes
November 14-December 4, Monday-Sunday

Spring 2017 Priority Registration

November 14-December 20, Monday-Tuesday Final Grading Opens; Deadline is Noon  on Tuesday, December 20
November 21-25, Monday-Friday Thanksgiving Break; No Day or Evening Classes
November 24-25, Thursday-Friday University Closed
November 28, Monday University Opens; Classes Resume
December 1, Thursday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 2nd 8 Week Classes
December 5, Monday

Spring 2017 Open Registration begins

December 5-9, Monday-Friday Study Week
December  9, Friday Last Day of Fall Classes
December 12-16, Monday-Friday Final Examinations
December 17, Saturday Commencement
  Residence Halls Close

Dec 24-January 2, Saturday-Monday

Winter Recess; University Closed

Spring 2017

January 3, Tuesday University Opens
January 10, Tuesday Opening Day for Returning Faculty and Nine Month Staff
January 12-13, Thursday-Friday Advisement and Registration for New Students
January 16, Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed
January 17,  Tuesday Spring Semester Begins; 16 and 1st 8 Week Classes Start
January 20, Friday Last Day to Add/Register for 1st 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 1st 8 Week Classes 
January 23, Monday Last Day to Add/Register for 16 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 16 Week Classes
February 6-10, Monday-Friday Three Week Attendance Reporting; Deadline is 4pm on Friday, February 10
February 23-28, Thursday-Tuesday Interim Grading; Deadline is 4 pm on Tuesday, February 28
February 24, Friday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 1st 8 Week Classes
March 6-21, Monday-Tuesday Final Grading Opens for 1st 8 Week Classes; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, March 21
March 6-9, Monday-Thursday Summer 2017 Priority Registration
March 10, Friday 1st 8 Week Classes End
March 10, Friday Summer 2017 Open Registration begins
Mon Mar 13-17, Monday-Friday Spring Break (No Day or Evening Classes)
March 20, Monday Classes Resume; 2nd 8 Week Classes Start
March 23, Thursday Last Day to Add/Register for 2nd 8 Week Classes; Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal with No Grade for 2nd 8 Week Classes
April 10, Monday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 16 Week Classes
April 17-May 16, Monday-Tuesday Final Grading Opens for 1st 8 Week Classes; Deadline is Noon on Tuesday, March 8
April 17-30, Monday-Sunday Fall 2017 Priority Registration
April 27, Thursday Last Day to Drop/Withdrawal for 2nd 8 Week Classes
May 1, Monday Fall 2017 Open Registration begins
May 1-5 Monday-Friday Study Week
May 5, Friday Last Day of Spring Classes
May 8-12, Monday-Friday Final Examinations
May 13, Saturday Commencement

Summer 2017

May 22, Monday Summer Term Begins; 3 Week, 7 Week, and 11 Week Classes Start
May 29, Monday Memorial Day; University Closed (No Day or Evening Classes)
May 30, Monday University Opens; Classes Resume
June 12, Monday 1st 4 Week and 8 Week Classes Start
July 4, Tuesday Independence Day Observance; University Closed (No Day or Evening Classes)
July 5, Wednesday University Opens; Classes Resume
July 10, Monday 2nd 4 week Summer Classes Start
August 4, Friday Summer Terms End
August 8, Tuesday Final Grading Deadline for all Summer courses is Noon on Tuesday, August 8