2015 - 2016 Academic Calendar

Approved by Faculty 9/2013
Approved by Board of Trustees 1/2014

Fall 2015

First Semester

August 21 Friday Freshmen and Transfers report
  24 Monday All other students report
  26 Wednesday Classes begin
September 2 Wednesday Last day of Add Period
  9 Wednesday Last day to drop without record
October 19 Monday No classes*
  20 Tuesday No classes*
  21 Wednesday Deficiency reports due in Registrar's Office
  27 Tuesday Rhetoric Proficiency Examination
  28 Wednesday Beginning of registration for the spring semester
  30 Friday Last day of Drop Period with "W"
November 6 Friday Close of registration for spring courses
  24 Tuesday Thanksgiving break begins after classes
  30 Monday Classes resume
December 8 Tuesday Last day of classes
  9 Wednesday Study day**
  10 Thursday Study day
  11 Friday First day of final examinations
  13 Sunday Study day
  16 Wednesday Last day of final examinations

Spring 2016

Second Semester

January 10 Sunday New and transfer students report
  12 Tuesday All students report
  13 Wednesday Classes begin
  20 Wednesday Last day of Add Period
  27 Wednesday Last day to drop without record
March 4 Friday Spring break begins after classes
  14 Monday Classes resume
  16 Wednesday Deficiency reports due in Registrar's Office
  22 Tuesday Rhetoric Proficiency Examination
  23 Wednesday Beginning of registration for the fall semester
  25 Friday Last day of Drop Period with "W"
  30 Wednesday Close of registration for fall courses
April 26 Tuesday Last day of classes
  27 Wednesday Study day**
  28 Thursday Study day
  29 Friday First day of final examinations
May 1 Sunday Study day
  4 Wednesday Last day of final examinations
  8 Sunday Graduation

 

* For students who wish to remain on campus on October 12 through 13, residence halls will
remain open and meals will be provided.
** Rhetoric 101-102 final examinations will be scheduled on the first study day each semester.