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Note:  Please be advised that the Academic Calendars listed below are subject to change. The Academic Calendars are in Adobe PDF format. You must have Adobe Reader to access the calendars.

Further information regarding advising, registration, and tuition/fee payment is available under Important Dates & Deadlines. You can also view the Final Exam Schedules.

Spring 2016 Academic Calendar

Deadline to Pay Tuition/Fees and Retain Schedule (4:30 pm)

January 4

Semester Begins

January 11

All First-Time Freshman must enroll in UNIV 100 and are required to report to their UNIV 100 class on Tues. Jan. 12. This class will meet from 8am-5pm.

All other classes will begin January 13

January 12

(UNIV 100 ONLY)

Classes Begin

January 13

Schedule Adjustment Period

January 13-20

Short Courses (S4 Sections) Begin/End

Last Day to Drop/Resign S4 Sections is Feb. 5th

January 13-March 4

Last Day to Drop a Class and be Refunded

January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (Offices Closed)

January 18

Last Day for Adding Classes

January 20

Last Day to Apply for Candidacy

January 22

Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree

February 2

Last Day to Apply for Undergraduate Degree

February 2

Last Day to Apply for Honors Baccalaureate Degree

February 2

14th Class Day

February 2

Graduate Foreign Language Examinations

February 4

Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S4 Sections)

February 5

Holiday: Mardi Gras

February 8-10

Last Day to Drop a Class with a "W'

March 3

Short Courses (S5 Sections) Begin/End

Last Day to Drop/Resign S5 Sections is April 6th

March 7-April 29

Summer/Fall Advising

March 14-24

Holiday: Easter/ Spring Break

March 25-April 3

Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S5 Sections)

April 6

Graduate Foreign Language Exams

April 11

Last Day to Apply for Graduate or Baccalaureate Degree (For Summer Graduation)

April 13

Last Day to Resign from the University

April 14

Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade, Earned in the Fall 2015 or Winter Intersession 2015, Before it becomes a Permanent Grade of “F”

April 14

Last Day for Completing Written Examination

April 14

Last Day for Graduate Oral Exams

April 14

Last Day for Submitting Final Copy of Theses or Dissertation

April 18

Dead Days: No organized activities scheduled by any campus organization and no exams in classes except for make-up exams and finals in laboratory courses, which consists of laboratory experience only.

April 27th (8pm)-May 1

Last Day of Classes

April 29

Final Examinations:

Exams

Mid-Exam Study Day

Exams Continued

 

May 2-3

May 4

May 5-6

Commencement Exercises

May13

Semester Ends

May 13


Summer Intersession 2016

Class Dates:

MAY 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21,*,23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, *, *, 31

Registration Begins via ULink

(Students are limited to 1 class)

March 21

Class Begins

Last Day of Schedule Adjustment

Deadline for Payment of Tuition and Fees

(Nonpay students will purged)

SATURDAY

May 14

*No Class

SUNDAY

May 22

Last Day to Resign May 24
*No Class

SUNDAY

May 29

Holiday: Memorial Day *No Class

MONDAY

May 30

Final Exam - Intersession Ends May 31

Summer 2016 Academic Calendar

Last Day to Apply for Graduate or Baccalaureate Degree (Summer Graduation) April 13

Deadline to Pay Tuition/Fees and Retain Schedule (4:30 pm)

May 18

Student Classes Dropped for Non-Payment of Tuition/Fees May 23

Semester Begins

June 1

Classes Begin

June 6

Last Day for Adding Classes

June 8

7th Class Day

June 14
Last Day to Apply for Candidacy June 29
Holiday: Independence Day July 4
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations July 11
Last Day Drop with a Grade of W July 14
Last Day to Resign from the University July 14
Last Day to Submit Final Copies of Theses or Dissertations July 22

Last Day to Complete Graduate Written Examinations

Last Day to Complete Oral Examinations

July 22
Last Day of Classes July 27
Final Examinations July 28-29
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Register's Office  (Noon Deadline) August 1
Summer Commencement Exercises August 5
Session Ends August 5

Fall 2016 Academic Calendar

Deadline to Pay Tuition/Fees and
     Retain Schedule (4:30 pm)
August 3
Student Classes Dropped for Non-Payment of Tuition/Fees August 8
Semester Begins
August 17
NOTE: All First-Time-Freshman must enroll UNIV 100 and are required to report to their UNIV 100 class on Aug. 18-19. This class will meet 8am-5pm on both days.
 
All other classes will begin during the regular first week of school (Aug. 22nd).
 
Classes Begin
August 22
Short Courses (S4 Sections) Begin/End
NOTE: Last Day to Drop/Resign S4 Sections is Sept. 14
August 22-Oct. 11
Last Day to For Adding Classes
August 22
Holiday: Labor Day
September 5
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
September 6
Last Day to Apply for Undergraduate Degree
September 6
Last Day to Apply for Candidacy
September 9
14th Class Day
September 9
Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S4 Sections) September 14
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations
September 19
Fall Holiday (Subject to change)
October 6-7
Last Day to Drop a Class with a "W'
October 5
Short Courses (S5 Sections) Begin/End
NOTE: Last Day to Drop/Resign S5 Sections is Nov. 7
October 17- Dec. 6
Advising Session for Spring Begins October 17-28
Last Day to Resign for the Semester with a Grade of "W"
November 3
Last Day to Change an "I"
Deadline to change an incomplete grade before it becomes a permanent "F" for the following terms: SP15, SU15, SI15
November 3
Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S5 Sections) November 4
Graduate Foreign Language Exams
November 7
Last Day for Submitting Final Copies of Thesis of Dissertations
November 15
Last Day for Completing Written Examination
November 22
Last Day for Graduate Oral Exams
November 22
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 24-25
Dead Days: No organized activities scheduled by any campus organization and no exams in classes except for make-up exams and finals in laboratory courses, which consists of laboratory experience only.
 
November 30 (8pm) - December 4
 
 
Last Day  of Classes
 
 
Final Examinations:
Exams
Mid-Exam Study Day
Exams Continued
December 2
 
 
 
December 5-6
December 7
December 8-9
Semester Ends December 9
Last Day for Faculty to Submit Final Grades to Registrar's Office --NOON DEADLINE--
December 12
Fall Commencement Exercises
December 16

 

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