Academic Calendars and Final Exam Schedules

Fall Semester 2016
Monday, August 22 Fall Semester begins
Monday, August 29 End of free drop/add; Payment deadline
Friday, September 16 December graduation application deadline
Thursday, September 22 Incomplete grade removal of spring/summer courses
Tuesday, September 27 Withdrawal deadline; P/NR for 1st quarter courses
Tuesday, October 11 First quarter ends
Wednesday, October 12 Second quarter begins 
Fri-Sun, October 14-16 Fall Break
Monday, October 31 Senior & Post-Baccalaureate registration for spring semester begins
Wednesday, November 2 Junior registration for spring semester begins
Monday, November 7 Sophomore registration for spring semester begins
Wednesday, November 9 Freshman registration for spring semester begins
Monday, November 14 Non-current students registration for spring semester
Friday, November 18 Withdrawal deadline; P/NR for 2nd quarter courses 
Sat-Sun, November 19 - 27 Thanksgiving recess
Friday, December 2 Independent Study applications for spring semester due
Friday, December 9 Fall courses end
Mon-Thur, December 12-15 Final Exams
Thursday, December 15 Fall semester ends
Saturday, December 17 Fall graduation -  (no commencement ceremony) 
Spring Semester 2017
Monday, January 9 Spring Semester begins
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Class)
Tuesday, January 17 End of free drop/add; Payment deadline
Friday, January 20 May and August graduation application deadline
Thursday, February 9 Incomplete grade removal of fall courses
Tuesday, February 14 Withdrawal deadline; P/NR for 3rd quarter courses
Tuesday, February 28 Third quarter ends
Wednesday, March 1 Fourth quarter begins 
Sat-Sun, March 4-12 Spring break
Tuesday, March 20 Registration for summer semester (all students) 
Monday, April 3 Senior registration for fall semester begins
Wednesday, April 5 Junior registration for fall semester begins
Monday, April 10 Sophomore registration for fall semester begins
Wednesday, April 12 Freshmen registration for fall semester begins
Thursday, April 13 Withdrawal deadline; P/NR for 4th quarter courses 
Fri-Mon, April 14-17 Easter Break (Classes held Monday evening only, 4/17)
Tuesday, April 19 New student registration for fall semester begins 
Friday, April 21 Independent Study applications for fall semester due
Friday, April 28 Spring courses end
Mon-Thur, May 1-4 Final Exams
Thursday, May 4 Spring semester ends
Saturday, May 6 Spring graduation -  Commencement ceremony 
Summer Semester 2017
Monday, May 8 Summer term begins
Monday, May 29 No class (Memorial Day)
Tuesday, July 4 No class (Independence Day holiday)
Friday, August 18 Summer term ends
Saturday, August 19 Summer graduation (no commencement)
 

Undergraduate Finals Schedule

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
8:30 -
10:30 a.m.:
8:00 - 8:50 a.m.
MWF
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
TR
9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
MWF
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
TR
10:55 -
11:30 a.m.:
Chapel      
noon -
2:00 p.m.:
10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
MWF
12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
TR
1:40 - 2:30 p.m.
MWF
11:40 - 12:30 p.m.
TR
2:30 -
4:30 p.m.:
12:40 - 1:30 p.m.
MWF
2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
TR
2:40 - 3:30 p.m.
MWF

 

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: 7:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:40 - 12:30 p.m.
MWF