2016-17 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

August 24 - December 15, 2016

Description Date
Founders Day/ConvocationAugust 22
Classes beginAugust 24
Labor Day - no classesSeptember 5
Last day to add classesSeptember 1
Last day to declare pass/failSeptember 1
MidtermOctober 12
Fall breakOctober 19-23
Thanksgiving breakNovember 23-27
Last day to drop classes (W grade)December 2
Pass/Fail opportunityDecember 5-9
Last day of classesDecember 9
Final examsDecember 12-15
Graduation date - Degree conferralDecember 18

Winter Semester 2017

January 2 - January 24, 2017

Description Date
Classes beginJanuary 2
Last day to add classesJanuary 3
Last day to declare pass/failJanuary 3
Last day to drop classes (W grade)January 18
Pass/Fail opportunityJanuary 19-20
Last day of classes January 24
Snow make-up dayJanuary 25
Graduation date - Degree conferralFebruary 5

Spring Semester 2017

January 30 - May 18, 2017

Description Date
Classes beginJanuary 30
Last day to add classesFebruary 6
Last day to declare pass/failFebruary 6
MidtermMarch 17
Spring breakMarch 20-24
Good Friday - no classApril 14
Easter Monday - classes heldApril 17
Last day to drop classes (W grade)May 5
Pass/Fail opportunityMay 8-12
Last day of classesMay 12
Final examsMay 15-18
Commencement ceremonyMay 21
Graduation date - Degree conferralMay 21

Summer Semester 2017

June 5 - August 11, 2017

Term I

Description Date
Classes beginJune 5
Last day to add classesJune 6
Last day to declare pass/failJune 6
Last day to drop classes (W grade)June 30
Pass/Fail opportunityJuly 5-6
Last day of classesJuly 7

Term II

Description Date
Classes beginJuly 10
Last day to add classesJuly 11
Last day to declare pass/failJuly 11
Last day to drop classes (W grade)August 4
Pass/Fail opportunityAugust 8-9
Last day of classesAugust 11
Graduation date - Degree conferralAugust 20
Block Start End Last day to add/drop* Holidays/no class
Block 01 08/22/2016 10/1/2016 08/19/2016 9/5/2016 (Labor Day)
Block 12 08/22/2016 11/5/2016 08/19/2016 9/5/2016 (Labor Day)
Block 13 08/22/2016 12/17/2016 08/19/2016 9/5/2016 (Labor Day)
Block 02 10/3/2016 11/5/2016 9/30/2016  
Block 23 10/3/2016 12/17/2016 9/30/2016 11/23-11/27/2016 (Thanksgiving)
Block 03 11/7/2016 12/17/2016 11/4/2016 11/23-11/27/2016 (Thanksgiving)
Block 04 1/2/2017 2/4/2017 12/22/2016  
Block 05 2/6/2017 3/11/2017 2/3/2017  
Block 56 2/6/2017 4/22/2017 2/3/2017 4/14/2017 (Good Friday)
Block 57 2/6/2017 6/3/2017 2/3/20171 4/14/2017 (Good Friday)
Block 06 3/13/2017 4/22/2017 3/10/2017 4/14/2017 (Good Friday)
Block 67 3/13/2017 6/3/2017 3/10/20171 4/14 (Good Friday); 5/29 (Memorial Day)
Block 07 4/24/2017 6/3/2017 4/21/20171 5/29/2017 (Memorial Day)
Block 08 6/5/2017 7/15/2017 6/2/2017 7/4/2017 (Independence Day)
Block 89 6/5/2017 8/19/2017 6/2/2017 7/4/2017 (Independence Day)
Block 09 7/17/2017 8/19/2017 7/14/2017  
*

Friday prior to the start of every block. Dates subject to change depending upon program. Check with Program Director or Registrar's Office for final date.

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 Graduation date for students completing a course in block 7: June 4, 2017