Academic Calendar for Spring 2016

Please note that the academic calendar dates are subject to change.
Description Date Additional Info
Monday - Saturday Spring registration period for continuing students November 16 - December 4  
Wednesday – Sunday Registration Resumes December 16 - January 17  
Friday Last day to apply for spring admission January 8  
Sunday Housing move in January 10  
Friday Last day to pay tuition and fees without a late fee for continuing students January 15  
Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday January 18  
Tuesday CLASSES BEGIN January 19  
Tuesday-Friday Change of program period January 19 - January 22  
Monday TWELFTH CLASS DAY February 1  
Last day to drop classes or withdraw from school without grades of W February 1  
Friday Deadline for applying for May Graduation February 5  
Purge of all unpaid course selections February 10  
Last day to pay tuition and fees with a late fee for all students February 10  
Wednesday TWENTIETH CLASS DAY February 10  
Monday Presidents' Day holiday February 15  
Saturday-Friday MID-SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS March 5 - March 11  
Saturday-Friday Spring vacation March 12 - March 18  
Classes Resume March 19  
Friday - Good Friday holiday March 25  
Saturday-Classes Resume March 26  
Friday Last day to drop classes or withdraw from school with grades of W April 8  
Wednesday - University's Honors Day Convocation Program April 27  
Friday Last day of classes May 6  
Saturday-Friday FINAL EXAMINATIONS May 7 - May 13  
Friday Official closing of semester May 13  
Saturday Commencement Exercises, 9:30 a.m. May 14