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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Summer 2016                           

 
Wednesday, August 17 New international students arrive (Financial clearance required)
Saturday, August 20 New students arrive 8:00-11:00 (Financial clearance required)

Saturday, August 20 -

Saturday, August 27

Writing & Thinking Workshop (ends Thursday, August 25) / New Student Orientation Programming
Wednesday & Thursday, August 24 & 25 Senior Workshop
Friday, August 26

Academic Advising 9:00-12:00 / Provost Welcome to faculty & staff

Student deadline to submit work to faculty for Spring 2016 incompletes (INC lapses to F) & grade changes

 

Fall Semester 2016                             

 
Sunday, August 28 Returning students arrive after noon (Financial clearance required)
Monday, August 29 Fall semester classes begin

Friday, September 9

Last day to return course add forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 add forms due Oct 28)

Faculty deadline for Spring 2016 incompletes (INC lapses to F) & grade changes to Registrar by noon

Friday, September 23 Last day to return course drop forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 drop forms due Oct 28)
Friday, September 30

Rock the Community Day of Service

Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00

Friday, October 7

Fall Break begins after last class (residences close on Saturday, October 8 at noon)

Friday, October 14 Midterm grades and comments due to Registrar by noon
Sunday, October 16 Fall Break ends (students return after noon)
Monday, October 17

Classes resume

Friday, October 21

Module 1 ends

Monday, October 24

Module 2 begins

Friday, October 28

Last day to return Module 2 Add / Drop forms to Registrar by 5:00

Module 1 grades and comments due to Registrar by noon

Friday, October 28-

Sunday, October 30

Family Weekend

Friday, November 11

Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00

Moderation forms due to Registrar for December AA graduates by 5:00

Spring semester Leave To Study Away applications due to Academic Affairs by 5:00

Wednesday, November 16

Social Justice and Diversity Teach-in. No classes.

Last day to return course withdrawal forms to Registrar by 5:00

Friday, November 18 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class (residences close Sat, Nov 19, at 12:00)
Sunday, November 27 Thanksgiving Break ends (students return after noon)
Monday, November 28 Classes resume
Wednesday, December 7 Registration for Spring 2017 semester (Financial clearance required)
Friday, December 9 Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00

 Wednesday, December 14

Last day of classes

By noon: 1 signed copy of final thesis begun Spring 2016 due to Provost

By noon: Self-evaluations of thesis begun Fall 2016 due to Academic Affairs

Thursday, December 15 Reading Day

Friday, Monday, Tuesday

December 16, 19, & 20 (end at noon)

Final examination period (residences close Wednesday, December 21 at noon)
Wednesday, December 21 Fall semester grades for students on academic probation due to Registrar by noon

 

Intersession 2016 - 2017

 

Wednesday, December 21 -

Sunday, January 22

Intersession

Monday, December 26, 2016 -

Friday, January 2, 2017

School Closed (all campus offices are closed)
Tuesday, January 3 Fall semester grades and comments due to Registrar by noon
Thursday, January 19 Faculty Retreat

 

Spring Semester 2017

 
Wednesday, January 18 New international students arrive (Financial clearance required)
Friday, January 20

New students arrive 10:00-11:00 (Financial clearance required)

Advising and registration for new students 3:30-5:00

Student deadline to submit work to faculty for Fall 2016 incompletes (I lapses to F) & grade changes

Sunday, January 22 Returning students arrive after noon (Financial clearance required)
Monday, January 23 Spring semester classes begin
Friday, February 3

Last day to return course add forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 add forms due March 31)

Faculty deadline for Fall 2016 incompletes (I lapses to F) & grade changes to Registrar by noon

Friday, February 17

Last day to return course drop forms to Registrar by 5:00 (mod2 drop forms due March 31)

Monday, February 20

No classes

Friday, March 3 Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00
Wednesday, March 8

Scholarship applications due to Academic Affairs by 5:00

Moderation forms due to Registrar for May AA graduates by 5:00

Fall semester Leave To Study Away applications due to Academic Affairs by 5:00

Friday, March 10

Module 1 ends

Spring Break begins after last class (residences close Saturday, March 11 at noon)

Friday, March 17 Midterm and Module 1 grades and comments due to Registrar by noon
Sunday, March 26 Spring Break ends (students return after noon)
Monday, March 27

Classes resume

Module 2 begins

Friday, March 31 Last day to return Module 2 Add / Drop forms to Registrar by 5:00
Friday, April 14 All financial aid applications (FAFSA and Profile) due to Financial Aid Office
Wednesday, April 26 Last day to return course withdrawal forms to Registrar by 5:00
Friday, May 6 Airport / travel information to Transportation by 5:00
Wednesday, May 10

By noon: 1 signed copy of final thesis begun Fall 2016 due to Provost

By noon: Self evaluations of thesis begun Spring 2017 due to Academic Affairs

Registration for Fall 2017 semester (Financial clearance required)

Friday, May 12 Last day of classes
Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14 Reading Period

Monday, May 15 -

Wednesday, May 17

Final examination period
Thursday, May 18

Residences close at noon for non-degree students

Spring semester grades for graduates due to Registrar by 11:00 am

Saturday, May 20

Commencement

Residences close for graduates at 4:00

Tuesday, May 30 Spring semester grades and comments due to Registrar by noon