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*Last day for new freshman to add/drop is 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the listed date.

Fall Semester

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Residence Halls open  8/28-8/29 8/26-8/27 8/25-8/26
Fall classes begin  8/31 (M) 8/29 (M) 8/28 (M)
Labor Day - Classes in Session 9/7 (M) 9/5 (M) 9/4 (M)
Last day for UG students to Add/Drop  9/6* (Su) 9/4* (Su) 9/3* (Su)
Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for GR students to Add/Drop 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Census Date
9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day to withdraw with a full tuition refund
9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for GR students to apply for Fall Graduation 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for UG students to apply for Spring/Summer Graduation 9/18 (F) 9/16 (F) 9/15 (F)
Mid-Semester grades due by 10:00 a.m. 10/14 (W) 10/12 (W) 10/11 (W)
Family Weekend and Homecoming
10/16-10/18 TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W" 10/23 (F) 10/21 (F) 10/20 (F)
Registration for Spring semester begins TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a  grade of "W" 11/20 (F) 11/18 (F) 11/17 (F)
Thanksgiving break 11/21-11/29 11/19-11/27 11/18-11/26
Last day of classes 12/11 (F) 12/9 (F) 12/8 (F)
Fall Exams 12/14-12/17 12/12-12/15 12/11-12/14
Winter Commencement 12/19 (Sa) 12/17 (Sa) 12/16 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 12/21 (M) 12/19 (M) 12/18 (M)

Wintermester

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Wintermester classes begin  12/22 (T) TBA TBA
Last day for Students to Add/Drop 12/23 (W) TBA TBA
Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options 12/26 (S) TBA TBA
Census Date  12/26 (S) TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
12/26 (S) TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" 1/4 (M) TBA TBA
Last day of Classes/Exams 1/15 (F) TBA TBA
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 1/18 (M) TBA TBA

Spring Semester

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Residence Halls open  1/17 (Su) 1/15 (Su) 1/14 (Su)
Martin Luther King Day - Classes NOT in session  1/18 (M) 1/16 (M) 1/15 (M)
Spring classes begin 1/19 (T) 1/17 (T) 1/16 (T)
Last day for UG students to Add/Drop 1/25 (M)
1/23 (M) 1/22 (M)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Last day for GR students to Add/Drop 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Census Date 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Last day to withdraw with a full tuition refund 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Winter Celebration TBA TBA TBA
Last day for UG students to apply for Fall Graduation 2/5 (F) 2/3 (F) 2/2 (F)
Last day for GR students to apply for Spring Graduation 2/1 (M) 1/30 (M) 1/29 (M)
Mid-Semester grades due by 10:00 a.m. 3/2 (W) 3/1 (W) 2/28 (W)
Spring Break (Sat. - Sun.) 3/5-3/13 3/4-3/12 3/3-3/11
Registration for Fall semester begins TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W" 3/18 (F) 3/17 (F) 3/16 (F)
Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of "W" 4/15 (F) 4/14 (F) 4/13 (F)
Last day of classes 4/29 (F) 4/28 (F) 4/27 (F)
Spring Exams 5/2-5/5 5/1-5/4 4/30-5/3
Spring Commencement 5/7 (Sa) 5/6 (Sa) 5/5 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 5/9 (M) 5/8 (M) 5/7 (M)

Maymester

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Maymester begins  5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Last day to Add /Drop for UG students 5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Census Date 5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 5/26 (Th) 5/25 (Th) 5/24 (Th)
Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Memorial Day - Classes NOT in session 5/30 (M) 5/29 (M) 5/28 (M)
Classes end 6/3 (F) 6/2 (F) 6/1 (F)
Final Exams 6/4 (Sa) 6/3 (Sa) 6/2 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 6/7 (T) 6/6 (T) 6/5 (T)
Degrees Conferred 8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

Summer Session I

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Summer Session I begins 5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop for UG students 5/17 (T) 5/16 (T) 5/15 (T)
Census date 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Memorial Day - Classes NOT in session 5/30 (M) 5/29 (M) 5/28 (M)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 6/3 (F) 6/2 (F) 6/1 (F)
Summer Session I classes end 6/16 (Th) 6/15 (Th) 6/14 (Th)
Summer Session I Final Exams 6/17-18 (F-Sa) 6/16-17 (F-Sa) 6/15-16 (F-Sa)
Summer Session I grades due by 10:00 a.m. 6/21 (T) 6/20 (T) 6/19 (T)
Degrees Conferred 8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

Summer Session II

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Summer Session II begins 6/27 (M) 6/26 (M) 6/25 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop for UG students 6/28 (T) 6/27 (T) 6/26 (T)
Census date 7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options  7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Independence Day - Classes NOT in session 7/4 (M) 7/4 (T) 7/4 (W)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 7/15 (F) 7/14 (F) 7/13 (F)
Summer Session II classes end 7/28 (Th) 7/27 (Th) 7/26 (Th)
Summer Session II Final Exams 7/29-30 (F-Sa) 7/28-29 (F-Sa) 7/27-28 (F-Sa)
Summer Session II grades due by 10:00 a.m. 8/2 (T) 8/1 (T) 7/31 (T)
Degrees Conferred 8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

Summer Session III

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Summer Session III begins  5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Memorial Day - Classes NOT in session 5/30 (M) 5/29 (M) 5/28 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop for UG students 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Census date 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 6/29 (W) 6/28 (W) 6/27 (W)
Independence Day - Classes NOT in session 7/4 (M) 7/4 (T) 7/4 (W)
Summer Session III classes end 7/28 (Th) 7/27 (Th) 7/26 (Th)
Summer Session III Final Exams 7/29-30 (F-Sa) 7/28-29 (F-Sa) 7/27-28 (F-Sa)
Summer Session III grades due by 10:00 a.m. 8/2 (T) 8/1 (T) 7/31 (T)
Degrees Conferred  8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

Augustmester

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Augustmester classes begin  TBA TBA TBA
Last day for Students to Add/Drop TBA TBA TBA
Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options TBA TBA TBA
Census Date  TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" TBA TBA TBA
Last day of Classes/Exams TBA TBA TBA
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. TBA
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