Academic Calendar

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2015-16 Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2015
Faculty Meeting Days August 17 - August 20
International Student Move-In August 20
New Student Move-In August 21
New Student Orientation August 21-24
International Student Orientation August 21-24
Fall Registration August 24
First Day of Fall Classes August 25
Last Day to Add a Class September 1
Family Weekend September 18-19
Fall Break (begins after last class) October 2
Classes Resume October 7
Mid-Term Grades Due October 16
Homecoming October 16-17
Last Day to Withdraw November 3
Fall Board Meeting November 5-6
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 24
Classes Resume November 30
Last Day of Classes December 4
Reading Days December 5-6
Exams December 7-11
Interterm 2016
Interterm Begins January 4
Interterm Ends January 22
Interterm Break January 23-25
Spring Semester 2016
Schedule Adjustment Day January 25
Spring Classes Begin January 26
Last Day to Add a Class February 2
Spring Break (begins after last class) March 4
Classes Resume March 14
Mid-Term Grades Due March 18
Easter Break (begins after last class) March 24
Classes Resume March 29
Spring Board Meeting March 31 - April 1
Founder's Day April 5
Last Day to Withdraw April 6
Last Day of Spring Classes May 3
Reading Day May 4
Exams May 5-7
Reading Day May 8
Exams May 9-10
Baccalaureate May 13
Commencement May 14
Summer Sessions 2016
Session 1 Begins May 31
Session 1 Ends June 17
Session 2 Begins June 20
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Session 2 Ends July 29

2016-17 Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2016
Faculty Meeting Days August 22 - August 25
International Student Orientation August 24-26
New Student Move-In August 26
New Student Orientation August 26-29
New Transfer Student Move-In August 27
Returning Student Move-In August 28
Fall Registration August 29
First Day of Fall Classes August 30
Last Day to Add a Class September 6
Family Weekend September 30 - October 1
Fall Break (begins after last class) October 7
Classes Resume October 12
Mid-Term Grades Due October 21
Homecoming October 21-22
Last Day to Withdraw November 8
Fall Board Meeting November 3-4
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 22
Classes Resume November 28
Last Day of Classes December 9
Reading Days December 10-11
Exams December 12-16
Interterm 2017
Interterm Begins January 3
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 16
Interterm Ends January 24
Interterm Break January 25-29
Spring Semester 2017
Spring Classes Begin January 30
Last Day to Add a Class February 6
Spring Break (begins after last class) March 3
Classes Resume March 13
Mid-Term Grades Due March 24
Founder's Day April 4
Spring Board Meeting April 6-7
Last Day to Withdraw April 11
Easter Break (begins after last class) April 13
Classes Resume April 18
Last Day of Spring Classes May 9
Reading Day May 10
Exams May 11-13
Reading Day May 14
Exams May 15-16
Baccalaureate May 19
Commencement May 20
Summer Sessions 2017
Session 1 Begins June 5
Session 1 Ends June 23
Session 2 Begins June 26
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Session 2 Ends August 4