2015-16 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2015

August 26 - December 17, 2015

Description Date
Founders Day/ConvocationAugust 24
Classes beginAugust 26
Labor Day - no classesSeptember 7
Last day to add classesSeptember 2
Last day to declare pass/failSeptember 2
MidtermOctober 20
Fall breakOctober 21-25
Thanksgiving breakNovember 25-29
Last day to drop classes (W grade)December 4
Pass/Fail opportunityDecember 7-11
Last day of classesDecember 11
Final examsDecember 14-17
Graduation date - Degree conferralDecember 20

Winter Semester 2016

January 4 - January 22, 2016

Description Date
Classes beginJanuary 4
Last day to add classesJanuary 5
Last day to declare pass/failJanuary 5
Last day to drop classes (W grade)January 18
Pass/Fail opportunityJanuary 21-22
Last day of classes January 22
Snow make-up dayJanuary 25
Graduation date - Degree conferralFebruary 7

Spring Semester 2016

January 27 - May 19, 2016

Description Date
Classes beginJanuary 27
Last day to add classesFebruary 2
Last day to declare pass/failFebruary 2
MidtermMarch 15
Spring breakMarch 21-24
Good Friday - no classMarch 25
Easter Monday - no classMarch 28
Last day to drop classes (W grade)May 6
Pass/Fail opportunityMay 9-13
Last day of classesMay 13
Final examsMay 16-19
Commencement ceremonyMay 22
Graduation date - Degree conferralMay 22

Summer Semester 2016

June 6 - August 11, 2016

Term I

Description Date
Classes beginJune 6
Last day to add classesJune 7
Last day to declare pass/failJune 7
Last day to drop classes (W grade)July 1
Pass/Fail opportunityJuly 6-7
Last day of classesJuly 8

Term II

Description Date
Classes beginJuly 11
Last day to add classesJuly 12
Last day to declare pass/failJuly 12
Last day to drop classes (W grade)August 5
Pass/Fail opportunityAugust 9-10
Last day of classesAugust 11
Graduation date - Degree conferralAugust 21
Block Start End Last day to add/drop* Holidays/no class
Block 01 08/24/2015 10/3/2015 08/21/2015 9/7/2015 (Labor Day)
Block 12 08/24/2015 11/7/2015 08/21/2015 9/7/2015 (Labor Day)
Block 13 08/24/2015 12/19/2015 08/21/2015 9/7/2015 (Labor Day)
Block 02 10/5/2015 11/7/2015 10/2/2015  
Block 23 10/5/2015 12/19/2015 10/2/2015 11/25-11/29/2015 (Thanksgiving)
Block 03 11/9/2015 12/19/2015 11/6/2015 11/25-11/29/2015 (Thanksgiving)
Block 04 1/4/2016 2/6/2016 12/21/2015  
Block 05 2/8/2016 3/12/2016 2/5/2016  
Block 56 2/8/2016 4/23/2016 2/5/2016 3/25/2016 (Good Friday)
Block 57 2/8/2016 6/4/2016 2/5/20161 3/25/2016 (Good Friday)
Block 06 3/14/2016 4/23/2016 3/11/2016 3/25/2016 (Good Friday)
Block 67 3/14/2016 6/4/2016 3/11/20161 3/25 (Good Friday); 5/30 (Memorial Day)
Block 07 4/25/2016 6/4/2016 4/22/20161 5/30/2016 (Memorial Day)
Block 08 6/6/2016 7/16/2016 6/3/2016 7/4/2016 (Independence Day)
Block 89 6/6/2016 8/20/2016 6/3/2016 7/4/2016 (Independence Day)
Block 09 7/18/2016 8/20/2016 7/15/2016  
*

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 5, 2016