Fall 2016 Semester

August
Date Day Event
18 - 19 Thursday - Friday August and International Students Orientation
20 Saturday Inbound Programs
24 Wednesday Upperclass Students Arrive
25 Thursday Fall Semester Classes Begin
Aug. 25 - Sept. 2 Thursday - Friday Drop/Add Period (Instructor's permission required after this date)
September
Date Day Event
19 Monday Incomplete Work due, Grades due September 23
23-25 Friday - Sunday  Homecoming & Family Weekend
October
Date Day Event
12 Wednesday Mid-Term Date, Mid-Term faculty due date November 2
13 - 16 Thursday - Sunday Fall Recess
17 Monday Classes Resume
Oct. 24 - Nov. 1 Monday - Tuesday Senior & Junior Preregistration
November
Date Day Event
 1  Tuesday  Senior POEs Due
 3 - 11  Thursday - Friday Sophomore & Freshman Preregistration
 23 - 27 Wednesday - Sunday  Thanksgiving Recess 
 28  Monday  Classes Resume

December

Date Day Event
9 Friday Last Day of Classes, Final Course Withdrawal Deadline
12 - 16 Monday - Friday Final Examinations

MWF Class Meetings = 43
TTH Class Meetings = 29

Spring 2017 Semester

January
Date Day Event
15 Sunday Students Return
16 Monday Spring Semester Classes Begin
16 - 20 Monday - Friday Drop/Add Period (Instructor's permission required after this date)
February
Date Day Event
6 Monday Incomplete Work due, Grades due Feb. 10, 2nd Advisor form due for Freshmen and 2nd semester transfer students
24 Friday Transfer Students POEs Due
Sophomore POEs Due
March
Date Day Event
3 Friday Mid-Term Date, Mid-Term faculty due date March 19
4 - 12 Saturday - Sunday Spring Recess
13 Monday Classes Resume
20 - 28 Monday - Tuesday Sophomore & Junior Preregistration
March 29 - April 6 Wednesday - Thursday Freshmen Preregistration
March 29 - April 6 Wednesday - Thursday Freshmen Advising Worksheet meetings with advisors (replaces the Freshman Initial POE)
April
Date Day Event
14 Friday No Classes
17 Monday Founders Day
20  Thursday Liberal Arts Symposium
May
Date Day Event
2 Tuesday Last Day of Classes,
Final Course Withdrawal Deadline

2 Tuesday Spring Awards Convocation
3 Wednesday Reading Day
4 - 10 Thursday - Wednesday Final Examinations
12 Friday Senior Baccalaureate
13 Saturday Senior Commencement

MWF Class Meetings = 42
TTH Class Meetings = 29

October 3 - 4- Rosh Hashanah
October 10, Columbus Day
October 12- Yom Kippur
January 16 - MLK Day
May 14 - Mothers Day
May 27 -June 25 - Ramadan