2015-16 Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2015
August

TBD Fall Faculty Workshop
8/21-9/1 Required registration finalization for all students
21-25 Required orientation and advising for new students
21 Residence halls open for new students only
24 Meal plan begins for all students, 5 p.m.
24 Residence halls open for continuing students
26 Classes begin, 8 a.m.


September

1 Last day to add or drop classes
7 Labor Day (school closed)


October

14 End of Quad 1
15-16 Final examinations for Quad 1
19 Beginning of Quad 2

26

Advance on-line registration for spring and summer term: Seniors Oct. 26; Juniors Oct. 29; Sophomores  Nov 4; Freshmen Nov 9

30 Deadline to withdraw from a full semester course with a W grade


November

3
Day of Prayer (school open; no classes)
11 Veteran's Day celebrated (classes meet)
13 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 2 course with a W grade
25 Meal plan ends at dinner
25-29 Thanksgiving Recess
29 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.


December

10 Spring and summer on-line registration closes for Christmas Recess
10 Last day of classes
11 Reading day
14 - 17 Final examinations
18 Meal plan ends at breakfast
18 Residence halls close, 12 noon
12/18–1/12 Christmas Recess
28 (M)
 
Grades due from faculty by 9 a.m.
 


SPRING SEMESTER 2016

January

10 Residence halls open for continuing students, 1pm
11-12 Required orientation and registration for new students
11 Meal plan begins, 8 a.m.
11-20 Required registration finalization for all students
13 Classes begin, 8 a.m. 
18 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday (no classes)
20 Last day to add or drop classes 


March
 

2 End of Quad 3
3-4 Final examinations for Quad 3
4 Meal plan ends at dinner
4 Residence halls close, 12 noon
5-13 Spring Recess
13 Residence hall open, 1 p.m.
13 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.
14 Beginning of Quad 4
22 Deposit due for next year (continuing students)
24 Deadline to withdraw from full semester course with W grade
25-28 Easter Recess (no classes)


April

4
Advance on-line registraton for fall: Seniors April 4; Juniors April 6; Sophomores Apr. 11 Freshmen April 14.
21 Symposium Thursday (no classes)


May

3 Thursday classes meet on last Tuesday
4 Last day of classes
5 Reading Day

6,
9-11

Final examinations
13 Meal plan ends at lunch
13 Baccalaureate
14 Commencement
15 Residence halls close, 12 noon
16 SUMMER TERM BEGINS
23 

Grades due from faculty by 9 a.m.


August

 
31 Summer Term grades due from faculty