Academic Calendar


 

This calendar includes key academic dates for the semester, such as holidays, exam periods and modifications to class schedules. Some dates are subject to change.

For other important dates during the semester, refer to the:

Fall Semester 2016

Classes BeginMonday, August 29
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 5
Fall Break (no classes)Monday, October 24 - Tuesday, October 25
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 23 - Saturday, November 26
Last Day of ClassesMonday, December 12
Make-Up/Reading DayTuesday, December 13
Final ExaminationsWednesday, December 14 - Thursday, December 22

Spring Semester 2017

Classes BeginTuesday, January 17
Inauguration Day (no classes)Friday, January 20
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 20
Spring Break (no classes)Monday, March 13 - Saturday, March 18
Last Day of ClassesMonday, May 1
Make-Up/Reading DayThursday, May 4 - Friday, May 5
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 8 - Tuesday May 16
Commencement WeekendThursday, May 18 - Sunday, May 21
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 21

Summer Semester 2017

Session I Begins (6, 8, 10 and 14-Week Sessions)Monday, May 22
Memorial Day (no classes)Monday, May 29
6-Week Session I EndsSaturday, July 1
Independence Day Observed (no classes)Tuesday, July 4
Session II Begins (6-Week Session)Wednesday, July 5
8-Week Session I EndsSaturday, July 15
10-week Session I EndsSaturday, July 29
6-week session II EndsTuesday, August 15
14-Week Session I EndsSaturday, August 26

Future Semesters

Future semester calendars are tentative and should not be considered official. All dates are subject to change.

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Fall Semester 2017

Classes BeginMonday, August 28
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 4
Fall Break (no classes)Monday, October 9 - Tuesday, October 10
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 22 - Saturday, November 25
Last Day of ClassesMonday, December 11
Make-Up/Reading DayTuesday, December 12
Final Examinations Wednesday, December 13 - Thursday, December 21

Spring Semester 2018

Classes BeginTuesday, January 16
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 19
Spring BreakMonday, March 12 – Saturday, March 17
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 30
Make-Up/Reading DayTuesday, May 1
Designated MondayWednesday, May 2
Make-Up/Reading DaysThursday, May 3 – Friday, May 4
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 7 – Tuesday, May 15
Commencement WeekendThursday, May 17 – Sunday, May 20
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 20

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

Fall Semester 2018

Classes BeginMonday, August 27
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 3
Fall Break (no classes)Monday, October 8 - Tuesday, October 9
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 21 - Saturday, November 24
Last Day of ClassesMonday, December 10
Make-Up/Reading DayTuesday, December 11
Final ExaminationsWednesday, December 12 - Thursday, December 20

Spring Semester 2019

Classes BeginMonday, January 14
Martin Luther King Day (no classes)Monday, January 21
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 18
Spring Break (no classes)Monday, March 11 - Saturday, March 16
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 29
Make-Up/Reading DayTuesday, April 30
Designated MondayWednesday, May 1
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 6 - Tuesday, May 14
Commencement WeekendThursday, May 16 - Sunday, May 19
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 19

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

Fall Semester 2019

Classes BeginMonday, August 26
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 2
Fall Break (no classes)Monday, October 21 - Tuesday, October 22
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 27 - Saturday, November 30
Last Day of ClassesMonday, December 9
Make-Up/Reading DaysTuesday, December 10 - Wednesday, December 11
Final ExaminationsThursday, December 12 - Friday, December 20

Spring Semester 2020

Classes BeginMonday, January 13
Martin Luther King Day (no classes)Monday, January 20
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 17
Spring Break (no classes)Monday, March 16 - Saturday, March 21
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 27
Designated MondayWednesday, April 29
Make-Up/Reading DaysThursday, April 30 - Friday, May 1
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 4 - Tuesday, May 12
Commencement WeekendThursday, May 14 - Sunday, May 17
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 17

Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

Fall Semester 2020

Classes BeginMonday, August 31
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 7
Fall Break (no classes)Friday, October 9
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 25 - Saturday, November 28
Designated FridayTuesday, December 8
Last Day of ClassesSaturday, December 12
Final ExaminationsMonday, December 14 - Tuesday, December 22

Spring Semester 2021

Classes BeginMonday, January 11
Martin Luther King Day (no classes)Monday, January 18
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 15
Spring Break (no classes)Monday, March 15 - Saturday, March 20
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 26
Make-Up/Reading DayTuesday, April 27
Designated MondayWednesday, April 28
Make-Up/Reading DaysThursday, April 29 - Friday, April 30
Final Examinations Monday, May 3 - Tuesday, May 11
Commencement WeekendThursday, May 13 - Sunday, May 16
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 16

Previous Semesters

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

Fall Semester 2015

Classes BeginMonday, August 31
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 7
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 25 – Saturday, November 28
Designated ThursdayTuesday, December 8
*Regularly scheduled Tuesday classes will not meet.
Last Day of Classes (except Saturday)Wednesday, December 9
Reading DayThursday, December 10
Last Saturday ClassSaturday, December 12
Final Examinations Friday, December 11 - Saturday, December 19
*Saturday exams will be held on December 19

Spring Semester 2016

Classes BeginMonday, January 11
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)Monday, January 18
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 15
Spring BreakMonday, March 14 – Saturday, March 19
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 25
Make-Up DayTuesday, April 26
Designated MondayWednesday, April 27
Reading DaysThursday, April 28 – Friday, April 29
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 2 – Tuesday, May 10
Commencement WeekendFriday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 15

Summer Semester 2016

Session I Begins (6, 8, 10 and 14-Week Sessions)Monday, May 16
Memorial Day (no classes)Monday, May 30
6-Week Session I EndsSaturday, June 25
Independence Day Observed (no classes)Monday, July 4
Session II Begins (6-Week Session)Tuesday, July 5
8-Week Session I EndsSaturday, July 9
10-week Session I EndsSaturday, July 23
6-week session II EndsSaturday, August 13
14-Week Session I EndsSaturday, August 20

Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

Fall Semester 2014

Classes BeginMonday, August 25
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 1
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 26 - Friday, November 28
Designated MondayNone
Make-up DayTuesday, December 2 * Regularly scheduled Tuesday classes will not meet.
Last Day of ClassesSaturday, December 6
Reading DaysMonday, December 8 - Tuesday, December 9
Final Examinations Wednesday, December 10 - Thursday, December 18

Spring Semester 2015

Classes BeginMonday, January 12
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)Monday, January 19
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 16
Spring BreakMonday, March 9 - Saturday, March 14
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 27
Make-Up DayTuesday, April 28
Designated MondayWednesday, April 29
Reading DaysThursday, April 30 - Friday, May 1
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 4 - Tuesday, May 12
Commencement WeekendFriday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 17

Summer Semester 2015

Session I Begins (6, 8, 10 and 14-Week Sessions)Monday, May 18
Memorial Day (no classes)Monday, May 25
6-Week Session I EndsSaturday, June 27
Independence Day Observed (no classes)Friday, July 3
Session II Begins (6-Week Session)Monday, July 6
8-Week Session I EndsSaturday, July 11
10-week Session I EndsSaturday, July 25
6-week session II EndsSaturday, August 15
14-Week Session I EndsSaturday, August 22

Fall 2013 - Summer 2014

Fall Semester 2013

Classes BeginMonday, August 26
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 2
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 27 - Friday, November 29
Make-up DayTuesday, December 3 * Regularly scheduled Tuesday classes will not meet.
Last Day of ClassesSaturday, December 7
Reading DaysMonday, December 9 - Tuesday, December 10
Final ExaminationsWednesday, December 11 - Thursday, December 19

Spring Semester 2014

Classes BeginMonday, January 13
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)Monday, January 20
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 17
Spring BreakMonday, March 10 - Saturday, March 15
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 28
Designated Tuesday ( The regular Tuesday schedule will be followed to make up for classes cancelled due to snow on Tuesday, January 21)Tuesday, April 29
Designated Monday (The regular Monday schedule will be followed. Wednesday classes DO NOT meet.)Wednesday, April 30
Designated Thursday (The regular Thursday schedule will be followed to make up for classes cancelled due to snow on Thursday, February 13).Thursday, May 1
Designated Monday (The regular Monday schedule will be followed to make up for classes cancelled due to snow on Monday, March 3. Friday classes DO NOT meet.)Friday, May 2
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 5 - Tuesday, May 13
Commencement WeekendFriday, May 16 - Sunday, May 18
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 18

Summer Semester 2014

Session I Begins (6, 8, 10 and 14-Week Sessions)Monday, May 19
Memorial Day (no classes)Monday, May 26
6-Week Session I EndsSaturday, June 28
Independence Day (no classes)Friday, July 4
Session II Begins (6-Week Session)Monday, July 7
8-Week Session I EndsSaturday, July 12
10-week Session I EndsSaturday, July 26
6-week session II EndsSaturday, August 16
14-Week Session I EndsSaturday, August 23

Fall 2012 - Summer 2013

Fall Semester 2012

Classes BeginTuesday, August 28
Labor Day (no classes)Monday, September 3
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)Wednesday, November 21 - Friday, November 23
Designated MondayTuesday, December 4
Last Day of ClassesFriday, December 7
Make-up DayMonday, December 10
Reading DaysTuesday, December 11 - Wednesday, December 12
Final Examinations Thursday, December 13 - Friday December 21

Spring Semester 2013

Classes BeginMonday, January 14
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)Monday, January 21
President's Day (no classes)Monday, February 18
Spring BreakMonday, March 11 - Saturday, March 16
Last Day of ClassesMonday, April 29
Make-Up DayTuesday, April 30
Designated MondayWednesday, May 1
Reading DaysThursday, May 2 - Friday, May 3
Final ExaminationsMonday, May 6 - Tuesday, May 14
Commencement WeekendFriday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19
Spring Degree ConferralSunday, May 19

Summer Semester 2013

Session I Begins (6, 8, 10 and 14-Week Sessions)Monday, May 20
Memorial Day (no classes)Monday, May 27
6-Week Session I EndsSaturday, June 29
Independence Day (no classes)Thursday, July 4
Session II Begins (6-Week Session)Monday, July 8
8-Week Session I EndsSaturday, July 13
10-week Session I EndsSaturday, July 27
6-week session II EndsSaturday, August 17
14-Week Session I EndsSaturday, August 24