Academics

Academic Calendar

You will find important dates to remember in the academic calendar.

2016-17 Academic Calendar (PDF)

Fall 2016 Semester

 
Semester begins (first day of 16-week classes) August 22, 2016
1st 8-week session (begins and ends) August 22 - October 17, 2016
2nd 8-week session (begins and ends) October 18 - December 17, 2016
1st 4-week session (begins and ends) August 22 - September 17, 2016
2nd 4 week session (begins and ends) September 19 - October 15, 2016
3rd 4-week session (begins and ends) October 17 - November 12, 2016
4th 4 week session (begins and ends) November 14 - December 17, 2016
Holidays and breaks (no classes)  
Labor Day September 5, 2016
Fall Break October 20-21, 2016
Thanksgiving November 23-25, 2016
Semester ends (last day of 16-week classes including final exams) December 17, 2016
Spring 2017 Semester  
Semester begins (first day of 16-week classes) January 17, 2017
1st 8-week session (begins and ends) January 17 - March 11, 2017
2nd 8-week session (begins and ends) March 20 - May 13, 2017
1st 4-week session (begins and ends) January 17 - February 11, 2017
2nd 4 week session (begins and ends) February 13 - March 11
4th 4 week session (begins and ends) April 17 - May 13
Holidays and breaks (no classes)  
Martin Luther King Day January 16, 2017
Spring Break March 13-18, 2017
Semester ends (last day of 16-week classes including final exams) May 13, 2017
Commencement date (Graduation Ceremony) May 5, 2017

Intercessions (classes that meet between regularly scheduled semesters or that meet between summer session and fall semester, between fall semester and spring semester, or between spring semester and summer session):

  Fall 2016 Spring/Winter 2017 Summer 2017
Intersession begins August 8, 2016 January 2, 2017 May 22, 2017
Intersession ends August 20, 2016 January 14, 2017 June 3, 2017