Fall 2016 Academic Calendar

 

Priority Registration for all fall sessions is March 24, 2016 through April 15, 2016 for current students. 
Visit the Priority Registration Schedule to find your day to register which is based on your total earned credit hours.
Tuition and Fees are due August 22, 2016 for students who register prior to that date.
Students who register after August 22, 2016, tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Fall Semester 2016
August 22 - December 9

March 24 (Thurs.) Priority Registration Begins for fall 2016 and runs through April 15 2016.  Your day to register is based on your total earned credit hours.
April 18 (Mon.) Early Registration begins for newly admitted students who qualify.
August 22 (Mon.) TUITION AND FEES DUE
Classes Begin
August 29 (Mon.) Last day to add a course
Last day to drop a course with a 100% tuition adjustment
Last day to change a grading option (letter grade, audit, pass-fail)
September 5 (Mon.) Labor Day - University Closed/No Classes
September 12 (Mon.) Last day to drop a course without a grade appearing on a student's transcript
Last day to drop a course with a 50% tuition adjustment
October 3 (Mon.) Faculty begin submitting full session mid-term grades
Undergraduate students and academic advisors may access full session mid-term grades
October 15 (Sat.) Midterm
October 17 - 18
(Mon. - Tues.)
Fall Break - University Open/No Classes
October 19
(Wed.)
9:00 am: Faculty deadline for submitting full session mid-term grades
October 22 (Sat.) Deadline for filing application for degree candidacy for Spring 2017 graduation with the Office of the Registrar. Late fees applied after this date.
October 31 (Mon.) Last day to drop a course with a grade of W
November 8 (Tues.) Election Day - University Closed/No Classes
November 23 (Wed.) University Closed/No Classes
November 24 – 25 (Thurs. – Fri.) Thanksgiving Holiday - University Closed/No Classes
December 9 (Fri.) Last day of classes
December 10 – 16
(Sat. –  Fri.)
Final Examinations
December 17 (Sat.) Commencement
December 20  (Tues.)         9:00 A.M. - Faculty deadline for grade submission
December 21 – January 2 (Wed. - Mon.) Holiday Break - University Closed/No Classes

Fall Semester First Session 2016
August 22 - October 15

August 22 (Mon.) TUITION AND FEES DUE
Classes begin
August 25 (Thurs.) Last day to add a course
Last day to drop with a 100% tuition adjustment
Last day to change grading option (letter grade, audit, pass-fail)
August 31 (Weds.) Last day to drop a course without a grade appearing on a student's transcript
Last day to drop a course with a 50% tuition adjustment
September 5 (Mon.) Labor Day - University Closed/No Classes
September 14 (Weds.) Faculty begin submitting first session mid-term grades
Undergraduate students and academic advisors may access first session mid-term grades
September 17 (Sat.) Midterm
September 20 (Tues.) 11:59 pm: Faculty deadline for submitting first session mid-term grades
September 22 (Thurs.) Last day to drop a course with a grade of W
October 15 (Sat.) Last day of classes
Final Examinations (during last regularly scheduled class meeting)
October 18 (Tues.) 9:00 A.M.: Faculty deadline for grade submission

Fall Semester Second Session 2016
October 19 - December 16

August 22 (Mon.) TUITION AND FEES DUE
October 19 (Weds.) Classes begin
October 24 (Mon.) Last day to add a course
Last day to drop with a 100% tuition adjustment
Last day to change grading option (letter grade, audit, pass-fail)
October 28 (Fri.) Last day to drop a course without a grade appearing on a student's transcript
Last day to drop a course with a 50% tuition adjustment
November 8 (Tues.) Election Day - University Closed/No Classes
November 9 (Weds.) Faculty begin submitting second session mid-term grades
Undergraduate students and academic advisors may access second session mid-term grades
November 16 (Weds.) 11:59 pm: Faculty deadline for submitting second session mid-term grades
November 19 (Sat.) Midterm
November 21 (Mon.) Last day to drop a course with a grade of W
November 23 (Weds.) University Open/No Classes
November 24-25
(Thurs. – Fri.)
Thanksgiving Holiday - University Closed/No Classes
December 16 (Fri.) Last day of classes
Final Examinations (during last regularly scheduled class meeting)
December 20 (Tues.) 9:00 A.M.: Faculty deadline for grade submission