2016-2017 Calendar


*Please note that all dates are subject to change without notice.

Fall 2016


August
Preview Session 5 Friday–Saturday 26-27
Residence halls open for new students only 10 a.m. Saturday 27
First-year student orientation: Liftoff 12 p.m. Saturday 27
University Convocation 5:30 p.m. Saturday 27
Residence halls open for returning students 12 p.m. Sunday 28
Registration Day 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday 29
Classes begin 8 a.m. Tuesday 30

 

September
Labor Day—University Holiday Monday 5
Academic performance warning notification period begins Tuesday 6
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive 60% tuition credit Monday 12
Last day to change from audit to credit status Monday 12
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive 40% tuition credit Monday 19
Last day to drop a course and have it deleted from your record Monday 19
Degrees awarded to those completing
requirements in the summer
Saturday 24
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive 20% tuition credit—no further tuition credit after this date Monday 26
University Enrollment Census 4:30 p.m. Friday 30

 

October
Last day to file January degree applications Friday 14
Hawktober Weekend
Friday–Sunday 14-16

 

November
Advance registration for full-time undergraduates begins 8:30 a.m. Tuesday 1
Advance registration for part-time and graduate students 8:30 a.m. Friday 4
Last day to drop a course and receive a grade of W Monday 7
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass or from Pass/No Pass to letter grade Monday 7
Last day to change from credit to audit status* Monday 7
Thanksgiving recess begins
All residence halls will remain open
10 p.m. Tuesday 22
Classes resume 8 a.m. Monday 28

 

December
Fall Commencement Ceremony Sunday 4
Academic performance warning notification period ends 10 p.m. Monday 12
Last day to resolve I grades from preceding term to avoid change from I to F (undergraduates only) 10 p.m. Monday 12
Classes end 10 p.m. Monday 12
Reading Day 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Tuesday 13
Final examinations begin
Note: Final exam schedule includes Saturday as a scheduled exam day
8 a.m. Wednesday 14
Final examinations end 10 p.m. Tuesday 20
Residence halls close 8 a.m. Wednesday 21

 

Winterterm 2017


January
Winterterm begins 9 a.m. Tuesday 3
Winterterm ends 10 p.m. Wednesday 18

 

Spring 2017


January
Residence halls open 12 p.m. Sunday 22
Final registration 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday 23
Classes begin 8 a.m. Tuesday 24
Degrees awarded to those completing requirements in fall Saturday 28
Academic performance warning notification period begins Tuesday 31

 

February
Last day to withdraw from class and receive 60% tuition credit Monday 6
Last day to change from audit to credit status Monday 6
Last day to file May applications Friday 10
Last day to withdraw from class and receive 40% tuition credit Monday 13
Last day to drop a course and have it deleted from your record Monday 13
Recommended date for new incoming students (freshmen and transfer) to submit 2017–18 FAFSA to U.S. Department of Education to ensure adequate time for processing Wednesday 15
Last day to withdraw from a class and receive 20% tuition credit, no further tuition credit after this date Monday 20
University Enrollment Census 4:30 p.m. Friday 24

 

March
Spring recess begins
All residence halls will remain open
5 p.m. Saturday 18
Classes resume 8 a.m. Monday 27

 

April
Required date for returning students applying for financial aid to submit 2017–18 FAFSA and all other documents to U.S. Department of Education to ensure adequate time for processing Saturday 1
Advance registration for full-time undergraduates begins 8:30 a.m. Monday 3
Advance registration for part-time and graduate students 8:30 a.m. Thursday 6
Last day to drop a course and receive a grade of W Monday 10
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass or from Pass/No Pass to letter grade Monday 10
 Last day to change from credit to audit status** Monday 10

 

May
Classes end 10 p.m. Monday 8
Academic performance warning notification period ends 10 p.m. Monday 8
Last day to resolve I grades from preceding term to avoid change from I to F (undergraduates only) 10 p.m. Monday 8
Reading Day 8 a.m.–10 p.m. Tuesday 9
Final examinations begin
Note: Final exam schedule includes Saturday as a scheduled exam day.
8 a.m. Wednesday 10
Final examinations end 10 p.m. Tuesday 16
Residence halls close for students not receiving May degrees 1 p.m. Wednesday 17
Graduate Commencement Saturday 20
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday 21
Residence halls close 5pm Sunday 21

* Arrangements must be made by each faculty member to make up instructional time that may be lost because of emergency closing

** Students are not eligible to take advantage of special audit fees at this time. In order to have special audit fee, students must declare audit status when they first register for the course.

 

Summer Term 2017


May
Summer Session I May 22 – July 3 (6-week session)
May 22 – July 17 (8-week session)

 

July
 Summer Session II July 10 – August 17 (6-week session)

 

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