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Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

Event Date
Registration Begins April 13
Financial Aid Priority Deadline  July 15
Full Payment Due for Fall Classes: Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the payment due date may be dropped from their classes. August 20
Faculty Return August 22
Classes Begin August 29
Labor Day Holidays (Offices Closed) September 3 - 5
Friday Evening, Saturday & Sunday Classes Begin September 9, 10, & 11
Official Day (Regular 16-week Classes) September 12
Last Day to withdraw for 16 week courses which begin August 29* and Receive a "W" November 11
Registration Begins for Winter Mini-Term November 14
Last Day to withdraw for weekend classes which begin September 9* and Receive a "W" November 14
Thanksgiving Holidays (Offices Closed) November 23 - 27
Full Payment Due for Winter Mini-Mester Classes: Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the payment due date may be dropped from their classes. December 9
Final Exams December 12 - 18
Winter Holidays (offices closed) December 22 - January 4
Winter Mini-Term (3 week) December 19 - January 8
Winter Mini-Term (4 week) December 19 - January 15
Winter Holidays for Mini-Term December 25 and January 1
Last Day to withdraw for 3-Week Winter Mini-Mester Term* and Receive a "W" January 2
Last Day to withdraw for 4-Week Winter Mini-Mester Term* and Receive a "W" January 9

Spring Semester 2017

Event Date
Financial Aid Priority Deadline November 1
Registration Begins November 14
Offices Open January 5
Full Payment Due for Spring 2017 Classes: Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the payment due date may be dropped from their classes. January 7
Faculty Return January 9
MLK Holiday (Offices Closed) January 16
Classes Begin January 17
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Classes Begin January 20, 21 & 22
Official Day (Regular 16-week Classes) January 30
Spring Break (Offices Closed) March 13 - 19
Last Day to withdraw for 16 week courses which begin January 17* and Receive a "W" April 4
Last Day to withdraw for weekend courses which begin January 20* and Receive a "W" April 5
Spring Holiday (Offices Closed) April 14 - 16
Final Exams May 8 - 14
Commencement May 12 - 13

Summer Semester 2017

Event Date
Registration Begins (Summer and May Minimester) March 1
Full Payment Due for May Mini-mester Classes: Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the payment due date may be dropped from their classes. (May Mini-mester) May 5
May Mini-mester Classes Begin May 15
Full Payment Due for Summer Classes: Students are responsible for paying charges by the payment due date. Students not paying by the payment due date may be dropped from their classes. (Summer 2017) May 26
Memorial Day Holiday (Offices Closed) May 27 - 29
Last Day to withdraw for 3-week May Mini-mester courses which begin May 15* and Receive a "W" May 30
May Mini-mester Ends June 4
Summer I Classes Begin June 5
Last Day to withdraw for Summer I courses which begin June 5* and Receive a "W" June 29
Independence Day Holiday (Offices Closed) July 4
Summer I Semester Ends July 11
Summer II Classes Begin July 13
Last Day to withdraw for Summer II courses which begin July 13* and Receive a "W" August 8
Summer II Semester Ends August 20

Fall Semester 2017

Event Date
Faculty Return August 21
Classes Begin August 28
Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed) September 2-4
Friday, Saturday & Sunday classes begin September 8, 9, 10
Thanksgiving Holiday (Offices Closed) November 22-26
Final Exams December 11-17
Winter Holidays (Offices Closed) December 21-January 3
Summer I Classes Begin June 5
Winter Mini-Term (3 week) December 18 - January 7
Winter Mini-Term (4 week) December 18 - January 14
Winter Holidays for Mini-Term December 25 and January 1

Spring Semester 2018

Event Date
Offices Open January 4
Faculty Return January 8
MLK Holiday (Offices Closed) January 15
Classes Begin January 16
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Classes Begin January 19, 20 & 21
Spring Break (Offices Closed) March 12 - 18
Spring Holiday (Offices Closed) March 30 - April 1
Final Exams May 7 - 13

Summer Semester 2018

Event Date
May Mini-mester Classes Begin May 14
Memorial Day Holiday (Offices Closed) May 26 - 28
May Mini-mester Ends June 3
Summer I Classes Begin June 4
Independence Day Holiday (Offices Closed) July 4
Summer I Semester Ends July 10
Summer II Classes Begin July 12
Summer II Semester Ends August 19



* Please refer to the course syllabus for specific "W" dates on classes with different dates.