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Academic Calendars

Fall Term 2016-17 

International Student Orientation

Friday-Wednesday, August 12-17

Multicultural Student Orientation

Multicultural Student Orientation August 14-17

New Student Registration (assigned for unregistered students only)

Wednesday, August 17

Opening Convocation

Thursday, August 18

New Student Welcome Week (see full schedule of events)

Thursday-Sunday, August 18-21

Arches Add/Drop Period (Go to Arches)

6:00 am Saturday, August 20 - 4:30 pm Tuesday, August 23

Paper Add/Drop Period Begins

Wednesday, August 24

Late Registration and Add Period Ends

4:30 pm Monday, August 29

Classes begin

7:00 am Monday, August 22

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Summer incomplete grades^

Wednesday, August 31

Labor Day Holiday - no classes, campus offices closed

Monday, September 5

Final grades for Summer Incompletes due to Office of the Registrar

Wednesday, September 7

Pass/No-Credit Deadline

Friday, September 16

Family Weekend

Saturday-Sunday, September 17-18

Campus Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

Tuesday, September 20

Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

Friday-Sunday, September 30 - October 2

Drop to avoid a "W" deadline

4:30 pm Friday, September 23

Drop Deadline

4:30 pm Friday, October 7

Registration for So, Jr. Sr. students (Go to Arches)

Friday-Friday, October 7-14 

Registration for First Year students (Go to Arches)

Tuesday-Friday, October 18-21

Deadline to submit final exam petitions

noon, Monday, October 24

Open Registration reopens for all continuing students (Go to Arches)

6:00 am Tuesday-October 25

Classes end

6:00 pm Friday, October 28

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday-Thursday, October 31-November 3

Open Registration closes

4:30 pm, Thursay, November 3

Deadline to apply to be a Winter Term graduate (Go to Arches)

4:30 pm Thursday, November 3

Application deadline for winter admission for part-time non-degree students

Thursday, November 3

Final Grades due (Go to Arches)

12:00 noon Monday, November 7

Fall Term graduation for transcript (all work must be complete by this date)

Monday, November 7

Fall Break

6:00 pm Thursday, November 3 - 7:00 am Monday, November 14

 

Winter Term 2016-17

 

Classes begin

7:30 am Monday, November 14

New Student Registration

8:00 am Monday, November 14

Arches Add/Drop Period (Go to Arches)

6:00 am Saturday, November 12-4:30 pm Tuesday, November 15

Paper Add/Drop Period Begins

Wednesday, November 16

Late Registration and Add Period ends

4:30 pm Monday, November 21

Thanksgiving break begins

6:00 pm Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving break ends/Classes resume

7:30 am Monday, November 28

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Fall incomplete grades^

Wednesday, December 7

Pass/No credit deadline

4:30 p.m. Friday, December 9

Final grades for Fall Incompletes due to Office of the Registrar

Wednesday, December 14

Drop to avoid a "W" grade deadline 

4:30 pm Friday, December 16

Christmas recess begins

6:00 pm Friday, December 16

Christmas recess ends/Classes resume

7:30 am Monday, January 9

Campus Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

Wednesday, January 18 - Social Justice

Drop deadline

4:30 pm Friday, January 20

Registration for So, Jr., Sr. (Go to Arches)

Friday-Friday, January 20-27

Registration for First Yr. Students (Go to Arches)

Tuesday-Friday, January 31-February 3

Deadline to submit final exam petitions

noon, Monday, February 6

Arches on-line registration for Spring term reopens for all continuing students

6:00 am Tuesday, February 7

Classes end

6:00 pm Friday, February 10

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday-Thursday, February 13-16

Arches on-line registration for Spring term closes

4:30 pm Thursday, February 16

Deadline to apply to be a Spring term graduate (Go to Arches)

4:30 pm Thursday, February 16

Application deadline for spring admission for part-time non-degree students

Thursday, February 16

Final Grades due (Go to Arches)

12:00 noon Monday, February 20

Winter term graduation for transcript (all work must be complete by this date)

Monday, February 20

Spring Break

Friday - Sunday, February 17-March 5

 

Spring Term 2016-17

 

Classes begin

7:30 am Monday, March 6

New Student Registration

8:00 am Monday, March 6

Arches Add/Drop Period (Go to Arches)

6:00 am Saturday, March 4 - 4:30 pm Tuesday, March 7

Paper Add/Drop Period Begins

Wednesday,  March 8

Late Registration and Add Period ends

4:30 pm Monday, March 13

Final date to submit coursework to faculty for Winter incomplete grades^

Wednesday, March 22

Final grades for Fall Incompletes due to Office of the Registrar

Wednesday, March 29

Pass/No credit deadline

4:30 pm Friday, March 31

Drop to avoid a "W" deadline

4:30 pm Friday, April 7

Summer Session 2017 on-line registration opens

8:00 am Monday, April 10

Easter recess begins

6:00 pm Thursday, April 13

Easter recess ends/Classes resume

7:30 am Tuesday, April 18

 During Easter Break there are no classes:

Offices closed Friday, open Monday.

*Classes on Tuesday, April 18:

follow a typical Monday schedule 

Drop Deadline

4:30 pm Friday, April 21

Registration for Fall term 2017 for continuing students (Go to Arches)

Friday-Friday, April 21-28

Campus Symposium Day (no regular classes, attendance required)

Wednesday, May 3 - Celebration of Learning

Deadline to submit final exam petitions

noon  Monday, May 8

Classes end

6:00 pm Friday, May 12

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday - Thursday, May 15 -18

Arches Registration-continuing students-Fall Term 2017 (Go to Arches)

Tuesday-Thursday, May 9-18

Deadline to apply to be a Summer 2017 graduate (Go to Arches)

4:30 pm Thursday, May 18

Baccalaureate service

10:00 am Sunday, May 21

157th Annual Graduation

3:00 pm Sunday, May 21

Final Grades due (Go to Arches)

12:00 noon  Tuesday, May 23

Spring term graduation date for transcript (all work must be complete by this date)

Tuesday, May 23

 ^Some faculty may require an eariler deadline for incomplete coursework. Extensions are only granted under rare circumstances and through prior petition by the Committee on Advanced Standing and Degrees.  Forms available on-line and in Founders Hall.

 

Summer 2017

Start of classes                                               Monday, June 5

End of classes                                                 Friday, June 30

Grades due                                                     Monday, July 3

Independence Day Holiday-campus closed         Tuesday, July 4

Summer graduation for transcript                     Wednesday, August 2 (all work must be complete by this date)

Deadline for fall admission non-degree students Wednesday, August 2

editorial updates and links added  8-1-16 LAF

Senate approved 12-1-11

EPC approved 10-25-11