Year at a Glance

Spring 2017

January

1 Sun Term II Tuition due
17 Sat Residence halls open
21 Wed Classes of the second semester begin

February

3 Tues Last day to add a course without a fee
11 Wed Last day to change meal plan type for spring 2017
14-17 Sat-Tue Long weekend.
No classes; administrative offices, residence halls and dining open
18 Wed Last day to add a course (with a fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration

March

6
Fri
Last day to change from credit to audit
21-29 Sat-Sun Spring Recess. Residence halls remain open; dining closed until Sunday dinner

April

14-21 Tue-Tue Registration period for fall 2017 courses
24-
May 5 Fri-Tue
Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor)
28 Tue Deadline to declare a leave for fall 2017

May

5 Tue Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course or to file for an incomplete
6-19 Wed-Fri Final Examination Period
The last Final Exam ends at 5 pm on Friday, May 19, 2017. Each course has an assigned exam date/time; student must read the Course Announcement Bulletin and the Course Scheduler on-line for course-specific information before planning travel
20 Sat Noon. Residence halls close for non-graduating students
28 Sun Commencement

Fall 2017

August

1 Sat Term I Tuition due

September

6Wed Classes of the first semester begin
19Tues Last day to add a course without a fee
27 Wed Last day to change meal plan type for fall 2017; last day to drop meal plan for 2017-18

October

3
Tues 
Last day to add a course (with a fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration
9 Mon Long weekend. No classes; administrative offices closed; residence halls, dining open
13-15 Fri-Sun Family Weekend

November

7-14 Tue-Tue Registration period for spring 2018 courses
22-26Wed-Sun
Thanksgiving Recess begins Wed at noon; Residence halls remain open; dining closed until Sunday dinner

December

1
Fri 
Deadline to declare a leave for spring 2018
8-12 Fri -Tue
Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor)
12 Tue Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course or to file for an incomplete

13-21 Wed-Thur

Final Examination Period
The last Final Exam ends at 5 pm on Monday, December 21, 2015. Each course has an assigned exam date/time; student must read theCourse Announcement Bulletin and the Course Scheduler on-line for course-specific information before planning travel
22 Fri 9 AM. Residence halls close and lock for Winter Break. Students for whom international residence or circumstance prohibits leaving campus during Winter Break should talk with Residential Life

Spring 2018

January

1 Mon Term II Tuition due
20 Sat Residence halls open
24 Wed Classes of the second semester begin

February

6 Tues Last day to add a course without a fee
14 Wed Last day to change meal plan type for spring 2018
17-20Sat-Tue Long weekend.
No classes; administrative offices, residence halls and dining open
21 Wed Last day to add a course (with a fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration

March

9
Fri
Last day to change from credit to audit
24- Apr 1Sat-Sun Spring Recess. Residence halls remain open; dining closed until Sunday dinner

April

17-24 Tue-Tue Registration period for fall 2018 courses
27-May 8 Fri-Tue Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor)

May

1 Tue Deadline to declare a leave for fall 2018
8Tue Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course or to file for an incomplete
8-18 Wed-Fri Final Examination Period
The last Final Exam ends at 5 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018. Each course has an assigned exam date/time; student must read theCourse Announcement Bulletin and the Course Scheduler on-line for course-specific information before planning travel
19 Sat Noon. Residence halls close for non-graduating students
27 Sun Commencement

The full academic calendar for this year and several years into the future is on the University Registrar's website.