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2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Approved: 12/17/13
Revised: 12/05/14

Revised: 03/30/15

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Note: Dates are subject to change.


 

 

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Fall 2015 Full Term

August 20 - December 11

August 13-14

New Faculty Orientation

August 15

Residence Halls Open

August 17

Convocation
Fall Development Conference

August 18

Fall Development Conference

August 19

REGISTRATION

August 20

Day Classes Begin 
Evening Classes Begin

August 22

Saturday Classes Begin

August 26

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR REGISTER FOR CLASSES
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal
No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled.

September 2

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

September 7

Labor Day Holiday

September 30

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF 
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT 
LAST DAY TO SUBMIT CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM

October 2

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in December, fee of $100.00

October 9

Mid-term grades due by 9:00 a.m.

October 12, 13

Fall Break

October 19

Begin applying for May degree w/fee of $50.00 ($100.00 fee after November 2, until March 4). Important Note: All transcripts must have been received by the Registrar’s Office at the time of the audit for the degree audit to be accurate.  
Spring Pre-Registration Begins
Pre-Registration Schedule – Spring 2016
Graduates & Seniors--Beginning October 19
Juniors--Beginning October 26
Sophomores--Beginning October 30
Freshmen--Beginning November 5
Students Not Enrolled Fall 2015--Beginning November 10

November 13

Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Class

November 13

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM II AND/OR FULL-TERM FALL

Nov. 25-27

Thanksgiving Holidays

December 5

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

December 7–11

Final Exams

December 11

Commencement

December 14

Final Grades Due 9:00 a.m.

December 21

All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office for December 2015 degrees
Last Day for December 2015 Degrees to be Conferred

 

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Fall 2015 Accelerated Term I

August 20 - October 8

August 20

Classes Begin

August 24

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP A COURSE VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM I
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

August 26

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

September 2

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM I 
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

September 14

Midterm Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

September 17

Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term I

September 17

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED IN ACCELERATED TERM I

October 2

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in December, fee of $100.00

October 7

Last Day of Classes for Accelerated Term I

October 8

Final Exams for Accelerated Term I

October 9

Final Grades due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

 

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Fall 2015 Accelerated Term II

October 15- December 11

October 2

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in December, fee of $100.00

October 15

Classes Begin for Accelerated Term II

October 19

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM II
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

October 19

Begin applying for May degree w/fee of $50.00 ($100.00 fee after November 2, until March 4). Important Note: All transcripts must have been received by the Registrar’s Office at the time of the audit for the degree audit to be accurate.
Spring Pre-Registration Begins
Pre-Registration Schedule – Spring 2016
Graduates & Seniors--Beginning October 19
Juniors--Beginning October 26
Sophomores--Beginning October 30
Freshmen--Beginning November 5
Students Not Enrolled Fall 2015--Beginning November 10

October 21

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

October 28

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM II 
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

November 6

Midterm Grades Due for Accelerated Term II Classes

November 13

Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term II

November 13

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN FULL-TERM AND/OR ACCELERATED TERM II

Nov. 25-27

Thanksgiving Holidays

December 5

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

December 7-11

Final Exams

December 11

Commencement

December 14

Final Grades are due by 9:00 a.m.

December 21

All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office for December 2015 degrees
Last Day for December 2015 Degrees to be Conferred

 

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Spring 2016 Full Term

January 20 - May 13

January 18

Martin Luther King Holiday

January 19

REGISTRATION

January 20

Day Classes Begin 
Evening Classes Begin

January 26

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR FULL-TERM
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal
No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled.

January 23

Saturday Classes Begin

February 2

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

February 15

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT LAST DAY TO SUBMIT CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM

March 4

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May, fee of $100.00

March 11

Mid-Term Grades due by 9:00 a.m.

March 14-18

Spring Holidays

March 21

Classes Resume
Begin applying for August & December degrees w/fee of $50.00 [$100.00 fee after April 4, until June 3 (August) and October 7 (December)]. Important Note: All transcripts must have been received by the Registrar’s Office at the time of the audit for the degree audit to be accurate.

Summer & Fall Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Summer/Fall 2016
Graduates & Seniors--Beginning March 21
Juniors--Beginning March 28
Sophomores--Beginning April 1
Freshmen--Beginning April 7
Students Not Enrolled Spring 2016--Beginning April 12

March 25–28

Holiday

April 19

Last Day to Drop a Full-term Class

April 19

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM II AND/OR FULL-TERM SPRING

May 4

LAST DAY FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATION EVENTS, PROGRAMS, SOLICITATION, AND FUND RAISING

May 7

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

May 9-13

Final Exams

May 13

Commencement Practice

May 14

Commencement

May 16

Final Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 27

All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office for May 2016 degrees
Last Day for May 2016 Degrees to be Conferred

 

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Spring 2016 Accelerated Term I

January 20 - March 9

January 18

Martin Luther King Holiday

January 19

Registration  

January 20

Classes Begin

January 22

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP A COURSE VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM I
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

January 26

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

February 5

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM I 
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

February 17

Midterm Grades Due for Accelerated Term I

February 19

Last Day To Drop A Class May for Accelerated Term I

February 19

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM I

March 4

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May, fee of $100.00

March 10

Final Exams for Accelerated Term I

March 11

Final Grades due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

 

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Spring 2016 Accelerated Term II

March 21 - May 13

March 4

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May, fee of $100.00

March 21

Classes Begin for Accelerated Term II
Begin applying for August & December degrees w/fee of $50.00 [$100.00 fee after April 4, until June 3 (August) and October 7 (December)]. Important Note: All transcripts must have been received by the Registrar’s Office at the time of the audit for the degree audit to be accurate.

Summer & Fall Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Summer/Fall 2016
Graduates & Seniors--Beginning March 21
Juniors--Beginning March 28
Sophomores--Beginning April 1
Freshmen--Beginning April 7
Students Not Enrolled Spring 2016--Beginning April 12

March 23

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM II
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

March 25

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

March 25–28

Holiday

April 4

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM II 
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

April 18

Midterm Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term II

April 19

Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term II

April 19

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM II AND/OR FULL-TERM SPRING

May 7

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

May 9-13

Final Exams

May 13

Commencement Practice

May 14

Commencement

May 16

Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 27

All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office for May 2016 degrees
Last Day for May 2016 Degrees to be Conferred

June 3

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

 

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May 2016 Intersession

May 16 - May 27

May 13

Final Registration for May Intersession

May 16

Classes Begin

May 17

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

May 18

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

May 19

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF

May 21

Saturday Class Meeting

May 24

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITH A GRADE OF WP OR WF

May 27

Final Exams

May 31

Final Grades due by 12:00 p.m.

June 3

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

 

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Summer 2016 Full Term

June 1 - August 6

May 30     

Memorial Day Holiday

May 31

REGISTRATION

June 1

Classes Begin

June 3

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

June 6

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR FULL-TERM 
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal
No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled.

June 8

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

June 10

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

July 4

Independence Day Holiday

July 27

Last Day To Drop A Full Term Course

July 27

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 2ND 5-WEEK AND/OR FULL-TERM SUMMER

July 30-August 5

Final Exams for Weekend and Evening Classes

August 4-5

Final Exams for Full-Term Classes

August 6

Commencement

August 8

Final Grades Due for Full-Term by 9:00 a.m.

August 19

All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office for August 2016 degrees
Last Day for August 2016 Degrees to be Conferred

 

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Summer 2016 Accelerated Term I

June 1 - July 1

May 30

Memorial Day Holiday

May 31

REGISTRATION

June 1

Classes Begin

June 2

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR 1st 5-WEEK TERM 
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

June 3

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal
Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

June 8

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF 
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

June 22

LAST DAY TO DROP A 1st TERM COURSE

June 22

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 1ST 5-WEEK TERM

June 30 –July 1

Final Exams for 1st 5-Week Term

July 5

Final Grades Due for 1st 5-Week Term by 9:00 a.m.

 

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Summer 2016 Accelerated Term II

July 6 - August 5

June 3

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August, fee of $100.00

July 4

Independence Day Holiday

July 5

REGISTRATION for 2nd Term Summer Term

July 5

Final Grades Dues for 1st 5-Week Summer Term by 9:00 a.m.

July 6

Classes Begin

July 7

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR 2nd 5-WEEK TERM 
Last Day for 100% refund on drop and/or withdrawal

July 8

Last Day to Receive Refund of 95% for Complete Withdrawal

July 13

LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE  OF WP OR WF 
LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT
LAST DAY TO SUBMIT A CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM FOR SUMMER

July 27

LAST DAY TO DROP A 2nd 5-WEEK TERM COURSE

July 27

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 2ND 5-WEEK AND/OR FULL-TERM SUMMER

August 4-5

Final Exams for 2nd 5-Week Term

August 6

Commencement

August 8

Final Grades Due for 2nd 5-Week Term by 9:00 a.m.

August 19

All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office for August 2016 degrees
Last Day for August 2016 Degrees to be Conferred

 

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