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Academic Calendar for 2016-2017

Fall Semester 2016
Aug. 17-19 Wed.-Fri. Faculty workshop
Aug. 22 Mon. Classes begin
Aug. 24 Wed. President’s Opening Convocation, 12:00-12:50 p.m.
Aug. 26 Fri. Last day to add a course
Sept. 2 Fri. Last day to drop a course without a $50 fee
Sept. 5 Mon. No classes—Labor Day
Sept. 19 Mon. 20th day
Sept. 23 Fri. End of first five weeks
Sept. 27 Tues. 1/2 Assessment Day/1/2 Professional Development Day
Down grades due at noon
Oct. 7 Fri. Midterm
Oct. 11 Tues. Midterm grades due at noon
Oct. 14 Fri. Honors Convocation, 12:00-12:50 p.m.
Oct. 15 Sat. Homecoming
Oct. 19 Wed. Last day to withdraw from courses without a grade
Oct. 20-23 Thurs.-Sun. No classes—Fall Break
Oct. 28 Fri. Convocation. 12:00-12:50 p.m.
Nov. 23-27 Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28 Mon. Classes convene at 8 a.m.
Dec. 5-8 Mon.-Thurs. Final exams for fall semester
Dec. 13 Tues. Final grades due at noon
 

Interterm 2017

Jan. 3 Tues. Classes begin
Jan. 5 Thurs. Last day to drop a course without a $50 fee
Jan. 16 Mon. No classes—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 17 Tues. Last day to drop a course without a grade
Jan. 26 Thurs. Final exams for Interterm
Jan. 27 Fri. Workday for faculty and staff
Feb. 2 Thurs. Final grades for Interterm due at noon
 

Spring 2017

Jan. 30 Mon. Classes begin
Feb. 3 Mon. Last day to add a course
Feb. 10 Fri. Last day to drop a course without a $50 fee
Feb. 28 Tues. 1/2 Assessment Day/1/2 Professional Development Day
Mar. 3 Fri. End of first five weeks
Mar. 7 Tues. Down grades due at noon
Mar. 17 Fri. Midterm
Mar. 18-26 Sat.-Sun. No classes—Spring Break
Mar. 27 Mon. Classes convene at 8 a.m.
Mar. 29-31 Wed.-Fri. Enrollment for upcoming & returning seniors and 5Y students
Apr. 3 Mon. Last day to withdraw from courses without a grade
Apr. 3-5 Mon.-Wed. Enrollment for upcoming Juniors
Apr. 6-7, 10 Thurs.-Fri., Mon. Enrollment for upcoming Sophomores
Apr. 11 Tues. Enrollment begins for new Automotive Restoration students
Apr. 14-16 Fri.-Sun. No classes—Easter Break
Apr. 17 Mon. Classes convene at 8 a.m.
Apr. 22 Sat. Enrollment begins for 2017-18 freshmen and transfers
May 5 Fri. Awards Convocation, 12:00-12:50 p.m.
Preliminary senior grades due at noon
May 12 Fri. All Schools Day
May 15-18 Mon.-Thurs. Final exams for spring semester
May 19 Fri. Final senior grades due at noon
May 20 Sat. Commencement rehearsal and group photo
May 21 Sun. Commencement
May 22 Mon. May Session classes begin
May 23 Tues. Final grades due at noon
May 29 Mon. Memorial Day (some May Session classes may be held)
June 2 Fri. Final exams for May Session
June 6 Tues. Final grades for May Session due at noon