Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
|Intent to Graduate Deadline||August 17 - September 8||January 2 - 25|
|Leave of Absence Deadline||August 21||January 8|
|Classes Begin||Monday, August 24||Monday, January 11|
|Labor Day - No Classes||Monday, September 7||N/A|
|Martin Luther King Day - No Classes||N/A||Monday, January 18|
|Drop Period*||August 24 - September 2||January 11 - 20|
|Add Period*||August 24 - September 3, 8 a.m.||January 11 - 21, 8:00 a.m.|
|Late Drop Begins*||September 3||January 21|
|Late Registration Begins||September 4||January 22|
|Final Exam Conflict Period||September 28 - October 18||February 15 - March 6|
|Late Drop Deadline*||November 13||April 8|
|Spring Break||N/A||March 6 - 12|
|Thanksgiving Holiday||November 22 - 28||N/A|
|Declare Minor (Graduating Students) Deadline||November 13||April 8|
|Withdrawal Deadline||December 11||April 29|
|Classes End||December 11||April 29|
|Study Days||December 12 - 13||April 30 - May 1|
|Final Exams||December 14 - 18||May 2 - 6|
|Commencement***||December 19||May 7|
*Deadlines given apply to full-semester courses. Deadlines for part-semester courses are available on eLion under “Course Drop Dates” and in the Records Office in Conklin. Starting with the first day of classes, a tuition penalty may be charged if the course is dropped.
**There is one ceremony a year at Mont Alto in the spring semester. Students may participate prior to or after their actual graduation date if they will graduate in summer or fall.
***Semester Begin and End Dates: Fall 2014 = 8/18/2014 to 12/21/2014 Spring 2015 = 12/22/2014 to 5/10/2015
NOTE: This calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, the University makes every effort to avoid conflicts with religious holidays. However, conflicts are sometimes unavoidable. When they occur, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students.