2016-2017 Academic Calendar

  DATES TO ARRIVE
New Students
(First-Year & Transfers)
Wednesday, August 24
Returning
UPPERCLASS
Sunday, August 28
   

FALL TERM 

 Opening Convocation Thursday, August 25
 Classes Begin Monday, August 29
 Labor Day (No Classes)                                                    Monday, September 5
 True Blue Weekend
 (Family Weekend/Homecoming & Reunion Weekend)
Friday to Sunday
September 30 to October 2
October Break Saturday to Tuesday
October 15-18
Thanksgiving Recess Begins Wednesday, November 23
Thanksgiving Recess Ends Sunday, November 27
 Last Day of Class Friday, December 2
Reading Days Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4
Examination Days Monday to Thursday
December 5 to 8
   

THREE WEEK VACATION

   

JANUARY TERM

 Classes Begin Tuesday, January 3 
 Classes End Friday, January 27
   

ONE WEEK VACATION

   

SPRING TERM

 Classes Begin Monday, February 6 
 Spring Recess Begins Saturday, March 25
 Spring Recess Ends Sunday, April 2 
 Honors Convocation Wednesday, May 3
 Scholarship Showcase*
*(No scheduled classes to allow for faculty and student participation in Showcase).
Friday, May 5
 Last Day of Class Friday, May 12
 Reading Days Saturday and Sunday, May 13  and 14
 Examination Days Monday to Thursday, May 15-18
 Baccalaureate Friday, May 19
 Commencement Saturday, May 20

Revised 1/7/16

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