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2016-17 Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2016

August

16 Fall Faculty Workshop (tentative)
15–30 Required registration finalization for all students
19–23 Required orientation and advising for new students
19 Residence halls open for new students only
22 Meal plan begins for all students, 5 p.m.
22 Residence halls open for continuing students
24 Classes begin, 8 a.m.
30 Last day to add or drop classes

September

5 Labor Day (school closed)
23 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 1 course with a W grade

October

10 Columbus Day celebrated (classes meet)
12 End of Quad 1
13–14 Final examinations for Quad 1
17 Beginning of Quad 2
28 Deadline to withdraw from a full semester course with a W grade

31

Advance online registration for spring and summer term: Seniors Oct. 31; Juniors Nov. 3; Sophomores  Nov 7; Freshmen Nov 14

November

8
Day of Prayer (school open; no classes)
11 Veteran's Day celebrated (classes meet)
11 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 2 course with a W grade
23 Meal plan ends at dinner
23–27 Thanksgiving Recess
27 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.

December

8 Spring and summer online registration closes for Christmas Recess
8 Last day of classes
9 Reading day
12–15 Final examinations
16 Meal plan ends at breakfast
16 Residence halls close, 12 noon
12/16–1/19 Christmas Recess
26 (M)
 
Grades due from faculty by 9 a.m.
 

SPRING SEMESTER 2017

January

16 Residence halls open for continuing students, 5 p.m.
17–18 Required orientation and registration for new students
17 Meal plan begins, 8 a.m.
12–25 Required registration finalization for all students
16 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
19 Classes begin, 8 a.m.
25 Last day to add or drop classes 

February

17 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 3 course with a W grade

March

8 End of Quad 3
9–10 Final examinations for Quad 3
10 Meal plan ends at dinner
11 Residence halls close, 12 noon
11–19 Spring Recess
19 Residence hall open, 1 p.m.
19 Meal plan resumes, 5 p.m.
20 Beginning of Quad 4
23 Deadline to withdraw from full semester course with W grade
24 Deposit due for next year (continuing students)

April

3
Advance online registraton for fall: Seniors April 3; Juniors April 5; Sophomores Apr. 10 Freshmen April 18.
13 Deadline to withdraw from Quad 4 course with a W grade
14–17 Easter Recess (no classes)

May

4 Symposium Thursday (no classes)
9 Thursday classes meet on last Tuesday
10 Last day of classes
11 Reading Day

12, 15–17

Final examinations
19 Meal plan ends at lunch
19 Baccalaureate
20 Commencement
21 Residence halls close, 12 noon
22 SUMMER TERM BEGINS
30

Grades due from faculty by 9 a.m.