Academic Calendar 2016-2017

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2016 - 2017 Academic Calendar

Summer Intersession 2016
Summer Intersession Begins Monday, May 16, 2016
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 30
Summer Intersession Ends Friday, June 10
Summer Session 2016
Eight Week Session Begins Monday, June 13, 2016
Independence Day Holiday Monday, July 4
Final Examinations Thursday, August 4 and Friday, August 5
Commencement ceremonies now held only in May and December
Fall Semester 2016
Semester Classes Begin Monday, August 22, 2016
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 5
Fall Break Saturday, October 8, 12:00 Noon through Tuesday, October 11
Veterans Day Holiday Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Vacation Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27
Final Examinations Monday, December 12 through Friday, December 16
Commencement Saturday, December 17, 2016
Winter Intersession 2016-2017
Winter Intersession begins Monday, December 19, 2016
Campus holidays and administrative closure Monday, December 26 through Monday, January 2
Winter Intersession ends Sunday, January 15
Spring Semester 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday Holiday Monday, January 16, 2017
Semester Classes Begin Tuesday, January 17
Spring Vacation Saturday, March 11, 12:00 Noon through Sunday, March 19
Honors Day Saturday, April 8
Final Examinations Monday, May 8 through Friday, May 12
Commencement Saturday, May 13, 2017

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.