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Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar

To give you a sense of how our academic year unfolds, our academic calendar shows when semesters begin and end, when final exams are held, which holidays are observed and more.


DateEvent
FALL SEMESTER 2013*
September 3New Student Convocation
September 6Last Day to Drop/Add (1st Quarter Courses)
September 4Fall Classes Begin
September 11Last Day to Drop/Add (Full Semester Courses)
October 14Columbus Day - No Classes
October 22End of First Quarter
October 23Second Quarter Begins
October 25Last Day to Drop/Add (2nd Quarter Courses)
November 11Veterans' Day - No Classes
November 13Monday Class Schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 11/13)
November 27Thanksgiving Recess Begins at the close of day classes on Wednesday, 11/27
Evening classes will not meet.
December 2Classes Resume
December 10Tuesday Evening Class Final Exam
December 11Fall Day Classes End
December 12Reading Day - Day Classes
Thursday Evening Class Final Exam
December 13Final Exams Begin for Day Classes
December 16Monday Evening Class Final Exam
December 18Wednesday Evening Class Final Exam
December 19Final Exams End for Day Classes
*NOTE:  Final Grades are due by Tuesday, December 24.
SPRING SEMESTER 2014**
January 20Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
January 22Spring Classes Begin
February 17Presidents' Day - No Classes
February 19Monday Schedule of Classes (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/19)
March 10Spring Break Begins
March 14Spring Break Ends
March 18End of Third Quarter
March 19Fourth Quarter Begins
April 21Patriot's Day - No Classes
May 1Thursday Evening Class Final Exam
May 5Spring Day Classes End
May 6Reading Day - Day Classes
Tuesday Evening Class Final Exam
May 7Final Exams Begin for Day Classes
Wednesday Evening Class Final Exam
May 12Monday Evening Class Final Exam
May 13Final Exams End for Day Classes
May 14Graduate Spring Commencement
May 17Undergraduate Spring Commencement
**NOTE:  Final grades are due by Friday, May 16.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2014***
May 26Memorial Day (observed) - No Classes
May 27Summer Session I Begins
June 30Summer Session I Ends
July 7Summer Session II Begins
August 8Summer Session II Ends
DateEvent
FALL SEMESTER 2014*
September 2New Student Convocation
September 3Fall Classes Begin
October 13Columbus Day - No Classes
October 21End of First Quarter
October 22Second Quarter Begins
November 11Veterans' Day - No Classes
November 12Tuesday Class Schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 11/12)
November 26Thanksgiving Recess Begins at the close of day classes on Wednesday, 11/26
Evening classes will not meet.
December 1Classes Resume
December 9Tuesday Evening Class Final Exam
December 10Fall Day Classes End
December 11Reading Day - Day Classes
Thursday Evening Class Final Exam
December 12Final Exams Begin for Day Classes
December 15Monday Evening Class Final Exam
December 17Wednesday Evening Class Final Exam
December 18Final Exams End for Day Classes
*NOTE:  Final Grades are due by Tuesday, December 23.
SPRING SEMESTER 2015**
January 19Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
January 21Spring Classes Begin
February 16Presidents' Day - No Classes
February 18Monday Schedule of Classes (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/18)
March 9Spring Break Begins
March 13Spring Break Ends
March 17End of Third Quarter
March 18Fourth Quarter Begins
April 20Patriot's Day - No Classes
April 30Thursday Evening Class Final Exam
May 4Spring Day Classes End
May 5Reading Day - Day Classes
Tuesday Evening Class Final Exam
May 6Final Exams Begin for Day Classes
Wednesday Evening Class Final Exam
May 11Monday Evening Class Final Exam
May 12Final Exams End for Day Classes
May 13Graduate Spring Commencement
May 16Undergraduate Spring Commencement
**NOTE:  Final grades are due by Friday, May 15.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2015***
May 25Memorial Day (observed) - No Classes
May 26Summer Session I Begins
June 29Summer Session I Ends
July 6Summer Session II Begins
August 7Summer Session II Ends
DateEvent
FALL SEMESTER 2015*
September 2Fall classes begin
September 7Labor Day – no classes
September 10Monday class schedule (Thursday classes will not meet on 9/10)
October 12Columbus Day – no classes
October 20First quarter ends
October 21Second quarter begins
November 11Veteran’s Day – no classes
November 25Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes; evening classes will not meet.
November 30Classes resume
December 8Tuesday evening class final exam
December 10Fall day classes end
December 11Reading Day – day classes
December 14Final exams begin for day classes
Monday evening class final exam
December 16Wednesday evening class final exam
December 17Thursday evening class final exam
December 18Final exams end for day classes
*NOTE:  Final Grades are due by Wedesday, December 23.
SPRING SEMESTER 2016**
January 20Spring classes begin
February 15Presidents’ Day – no classes
February 17Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/17)
March 7Spring Break begins
March 11Spring Break ends
March 15Third quarter ends
March 16Fourth quarter begins
April 18Patriot’s Day – no classes
April 28Thursday evening class final exam
May 2Spring day classes end
May 3Reading Day - day classes
Tuesday evening class final exam
May 4Final exams begin for day classes
Wednesday evening class final exam
May 9Monday evening class final exam
May 10Final exams end for day classes
TBDGraduate Commencement
May 14Undergraduate Commencement
**NOTE:  Final grades are due by Friday, May 13.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2016
May 23Summer Session I classes begin
May 30Memorial Day (observed) – no classes
June 27Summer Session I classes end
July 11Summer Session II classes begin
August 12Summer Session II classes end
DateEvent
FALL SEMESTER 2016*
September 7Fall classes begin
October 10Columbus Day – no classes
October 25First quarter ends
October 26Second quarter begins
November 9Friday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 11/9)
November 11Veterans' Day - No classes
November 23Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes; evening classes will not meet.
November 28Classes resume
December 13Tuesday evening class final exam
December 14Fall day classes end
December 15Reading Day – day classes
Thursday evening class final exam
December 16Final exams begin for day classes
December 19Monday evening class final exam
December 21Wednesday evening class final exam
December 22Final exams end for day classes
*NOTE:  Final Grades are due by Wednesday, December 28.
SPRING SEMESTER 2017**
January 18Spring classes begin
February 20Presidents’ Day – no classes
February 22Monday class schedule (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/22)
March 6Spring Break begins
March 10Spring Break ends
March 14Third quarter ends
March 15Fourth quarter begins
April 17Patriot’s Day – no classes
April 27Thursday evening class final exam
May 1Spring day classes end
May 2Reading Day - day classes
Tuesday evening class final exam
May 3Final exams begin for day classes
Wednesday evening class final exam
May 8Monday evening class final exam
May 9Final exams end for day classes
TBDGraduate Commencement
May 13Undergraduate Commencement
**NOTE:  Final grades are due by Friday, May 12.
SUMMER SESSIONS 2017
May 22Summer Session I classes begin
May 29Memorial Day (observed) – no classes
June 26Summer Session I classes end
July 10Summer Session II classes begin
August 11Summer Session II classes end

NOTE :  Final exams for Summer Sessions will be given on the last scheduled meeting of the class.  Final grades for Summer I are due by Thursday, July 3.  Final grades for Summer II are due by Wednesday, August 13.

Final exams must be administered as scheduled, unless the appropriate college Dean has granted an exemption.