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Academic Calendars

Including Commencement, Convocation, and Founders' Day

 

Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

ACTIVITY Fall 2014
New Faculty Orientation Fri. Aug 15, Mon. Aug 18
University Convocation Fri. Aug 22
Fall Semester Begins - 1st week of class (1)(2) Sat. Aug 23 - Fri. Aug 29
Labor Day Holiday (NO CLASSES) Sat Aug 30 - Mon. Sep 1
Thanksgiving Holiday (NO CLASSES) Tue. Nov 25 - Sun. Nov 30
Regular Classes End Fri. Dec 5
Fall Final Exams Begin Sat. Dec 6
Fall Final Exams End Fri. Dec 12
Fall University Commencement Fri. Dec 12
Grades Due Wed. Dec 17
Intersession Break Begins Fri. Dec 12
Intersession Break Ends Fri. Jan 9, 2015
ACTIVITY Spring 2015
Spring Semester Begins - 1st week of classes (1)(2) Sat. Jan 10 - Fri. Jan 16
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday - (NO CLASSES) Sat. Jan 17 - Mon. Jan 19
Spring Break Begins Mon. Mar 9
Spring Break Ends Sat. Mar 14
Founders Day (Classes in Session) Fri. Apr 10
Regular Classes End Mon. Apr 27
Spring Exams Begin Tue. Apr 28
Spring Exams End Mon. May 4
Spring University Commencement Sat. May 9
Grades Due Mon. May 11
Intersession Break Begin Tue. May 5
Intersesssion Break End Fri. May 8
ACTIVITY Summer 2015
Summer Session Classes Begin (2) Sat. May 16
Memorial Day (NO CLASSES) Sat. May 23 - Mon. May 25
Independence Day (NO CLASSES) Fri. July 3 (observed) - Sat. July 4
Summer Session Classes End Sat. Aug 1
Grades Due Wed. Aug 5

NEW FORMAT for the academic calendar beginning Fall 2014 - There will be 15 weeks (including final exam week) in both the regular Fall and Spring semester of the general academic calendar. Starting with the Spring 2015 term, exam week begins on a Tuesday and ends on a Monday to accommodate the Monday class missed to honor the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

(1) Saturday classes extend hours by 15 minutes to meet required hours in the Fall Semester. Saturday classes in the Spring will have 15 meetings.

(2) Please refer to the Important Dates page on the Registrar's website to determine the start date for your specific session.

NOTE: There will only be 14 Saturday class meetings in Fall 2014, but these sessions will have a weekly extended class time to meet federal requirements. In January 2015, Saturday classes will begin on January 10, 2015. There will be no classes on Saturday, January 17, 2015 in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Saturday classes in Spring 2015 end on May 2.

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

ACTIVITY Fall 2015
New Faculty Orientation Mon. Aug 17, Tue. Aug 18
University Convocation Fri. Aug 21
Fall Semester Begins - 1st week of class (1)(3) Sat. Aug 22 - Fri. Aug 28
Labor Day Holiday (NO CLASSES) Sat Sep 5 - Mon. Sep 7
Thanksgiving Holiday (NO CLASSES) Tue. Nov 24 - Sun. Nov 29
Regular Classes End Fri. Dec 4
Fall Final Exams Begin Sat. Dec 5
Fall Final Exams End Fri. Dec 11
Fall University Commencement Fri. Dec 11
Grades Due Wed. Dec 16
Intersession Break Begins Fri. Dec 11
Intersession Break Ends Fri. Jan 8, 2016
ACTIVITY Spring 2016
Spring Semester Begins - 1st week of classes (1)(3) Mon. Jan 11 - Fri. Jan 15 (Sat. classes begin Jan 23)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday - (NO CLASSES) Sat. Jan 16 - Mon. Jan 18
Spring Break Begins Mon. Mar 7
Spring Break Ends Sat. Mar 12
Founders Day (Classes in Session) Fri. Apr 8
Regular Classes End Mon. Apr 25
Spring Exams Begin Tue. Apr 26
Spring Exams End Mon. May 2
Spring University Commencement Tue. May 3
Grades Due Wed. May 4
Intersession Break Begin Tue. May 3
Intersesssion Break End Fri. May 13
ACTIVITY Summer 2016
Summer Session Classes Begin (2)(3) Sat. May 7
Memorial Day (NO CLASSES) Sat. May 28 - Mon. May 30
Independence Day (NO CLASSES) Sat. July 2 - Mon. July 4
Summer Session Classes End Mon. Aug 1
Grades Due Wed. Aug 3

NEW FORMAT for the academic calendar beginning Fall 2014 - There will be 15 weeks (including final exam week) in both the regular Fall and Spring semester of the general academic calendar. Starting with the Spring 2015 term, exam week begins on a Tuesday and ends on a Monday to accommodate the Monday class missed to honor the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

(1) Saturday classes extend hours by 15 minutes to meet required hours in the Fall Semester. Saturday classes in the Spring will have 15 meetings.

(2) In Summer 2016, 12-week Monday & Saturday classes will extend hours by 40 minutes/week to meet required hours (meet for 11 weeks)

(3) Please refer to the Important Dates page on the Registrar's website to determine the start date for your specific session.

NOTE: There will only be 14 Saturday class meetings, but these sessions will have a weekly extended class time to meet federal requirements.

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017

ACTIVITY Fall 2016
New Faculty Orientation Mon. Aug 15, Tue. Aug 16
University Convocation Fri. Aug 19
Fall Semester Begins - 1st week of class (1)(3) Sat. Aug 20 - Fri. Aug 26
Labor Day Holiday (NO CLASSES) Sat. Sep 3 - Mon. Sep 5
Thanksgiving Holiday (NO CLASSES) Tue. Nov 22 - Sun. Nov 27
Regular Classes End Fri. Dec 2
Fall Final Exams Begin Sat. Dec 3
Fall Final Exams End Fri. Dec 9
Fall University Commencement Fri. Dec 9
Grades Due Wed. Dec 14
Intersession Break Begins Fri. Dec 9
Intersession Break Ends Fri. Jan 13, 2017
ACTIVITY Spring 2017
Spring Semester Begins - 1st week of classes (1)(3) Tue. Jan 17 - Mon. Jan 23
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday - (NO CLASSES) Sat. Jan 14 - Mon. Jan 16
Spring Break Begins Mon. Mar 13
Spring Break Ends Sat. Mar 18
Founders Day (Classes in Session) Fri. Apr 7
Regular Classes End Mon. May 1
Spring Exams Begin Tue. May 2
Spring Exams End Mon. May 8
Spring University Commencement Tue. May 9
Grades Due Wed. May 10
Intersession Break Begin Tue. May 9
Intersession Break End Fri. May 12
ACTIVITY Summer 2017
Summer Session Classes Begin (2)(3) Sat. May 13
Memorial Day (NO CLASSES) Sat. May 27 - Mon. May 29
Independence Day (NO CLASSES) Tue. July 4
Summer Session Classes End Fri. Aug 4
Grades Due Wed. Aug 9

NEW FORMAT for the academic calendar beginning Fall 2014 - There will be 15 weeks (including final exam week) in both the regular Fall and Spring semester of the general academic calendar. Starting with the Spring 2015 term, exam week begins on a Tuesday and ends on a Monday to accommodate the Monday class missed to honor the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

(1) Saturday classes extend hours by 15 minutes to meet required hours in the Fall Semester. Saturday classes in the Spring will have 15 meetings.

(2) In Summer 2017, 12-week Monday, Tuesday & Saturday classes will extend hours by 40 minutes/week to meet required hours (meet for 11 weeks)

(3) Please refer to the Important Dates page on the Registrar's website to determine the start date for your specific session.

NOTE: There will only be 14 Saturday class meetings, but these sessions will have a weekly extended class time to meet federal requirements.

Fall 2017 - Summer 2018

ACTIVITY Fall 2017
New Faculty Orientation Tue. Aug 15, Wed. Aug 16
University Convocation Fri. Aug 25
Fall Semester Begins - 1st week of class (1)(3) Sat. Aug 26 - Fri. Sep 1
Labor Day Holiday (NO CLASSES) Sat. Sep 2 - Mon. Sep 4
Thanksgiving Holiday (NO CLASSES) Tue. Nov 21 - Sun. Nov 26
Regular Classes End Fri. Dec 8
Fall Final Exams Begin Sat. Dec 9
Fall Final Exams End Fri. Dec 15
Fall University Commencement Fri. Dec 15
Grades Due Wed. Dec 20
Intersession Break Begins Fri. Dec 15
Intersession Break Ends Mon. Jan 15, 2018
ACTIVITY Spring 2018
Spring Semester Begins - 1st week of classes (1)(3) Tue. Jan 16 - Mon. Jan 22
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday - (NO CLASSES) Sat. Jan 13 - Mon. Jan 15
Spring Break Begins Mon. Mar 12
Spring Break Ends Sat. Mar 17
Founders Day (Classes in Session) Fri. Apr 13
Regular Classes End Mon. Apr 30
Spring Exams Begin Tue. May 1
Spring Exams End Mon. May 7
Spring University Commencement Tue. May 8
Grades Due Wed. May 9
Intersession Break Begin Mon. May 7
Intersesssion Break End Fri. May 11
ACTIVITY Summer 2018
Summer Session Classes Begin (2)(3) Sat. May 12
Memorial Day (NO CLASSES) Sat. May 26 - Mon. May 28
Independence Day (NO CLASSES) Wed. July 4
Summer Session Classes End Fri. Aug 3
Grades Due Wed. Aug 8

NEW FORMAT for the academic calendar beginning Fall 2014 - There will be 15 weeks (including final exam week) in both the regular Fall and Spring semester of the general academic calendar. Starting with the Spring 2015 term, exam week begins on a Tuesday and ends on a Monday to accommodate the Monday class missed to honor the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

(1) Saturday classes extend hours by 15 minutes to meet required hours in the Fall Semester. Saturday classes in the Spring will have 15 meetings.

(2) In Summer 2018, 12-week Wednesday & Saturday classes will extend hours by 40 minutes/week to meet required hours (meet for 11 weeks)

(3) Please refer to the Important Dates page on the Registrar's website to determine the start date for your specific session.

NOTE: There will only be 14 Saturday class meetings, but these sessions will have a weekly extended class time to meet federal requirements.