Academic Calendar 2015-2016

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2015 - 2016 Academic Calendar

Summer Intersession 2015

Summer Intersession Begins Monday, May 18
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 25
Summer Intersession Ends Friday, June 12

Summer Session 2015

Eight Week Session Begins Monday, June 15
Independence Day Holiday Friday, July 3
Final Examinations Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7
Commencement ceremonies now held only in May and December

Fall Semester 2015

Semester Classes Begin Monday, August 24
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 7
Fall Break Saturday, October 10, 12:00 Noon through Tuesday, October 13
Veterans Day Holiday Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Vacation Wednesday, November 25 through Sunday, November 29
Final Examinations Monday, December 14 through Friday, December 18
Commencement Saturday, December 19, 2015

Winter Intersession 2015-2016

Winter Intersession begins Monday, December 21
Campus holidays and admin. closure Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1
Winter Intersession ends Sunday, January 17

Spring Semester 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday Holiday Monday, January 18
Semester Classes Begin Tuesday, January 19
Spring Vacation Saturday, March 12, 12:00 Noon through Sunday, March 20
Honors Day Saturday, April 9
Final Examinations Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13
Commencement Saturday, May 14, 2016

All Breaks begin officially at 10:00 p.m. the night before and end at 7:30 a.m. the morning after the respective beginning and ending dates listed, unless otherwise noted.

Approved June 2013 (modification to Spring Vacation approved November 2014)

Note:  For a list of registration-related deadlines during a semester or session, please see the appropriate Registration Calendar.  The Winter Intersession is considered to be a part of the immediately-following Spring semester for a student's credit hours and time status, GPA and Deans List, tuition and fee assessment, and financial aid calculation purposes.