Academic Calendar for Spring 2017

Please note that the academic calendar dates are subject to change.
Description Date Additional Info
Spring registration period for continuing students November 14 - January 16  
Friday Last day to apply for spring admission January 6  
Wednesday Housing move in January 11  
Friday Last day to pay tuition and fees without a late fee for continuing January 13  
Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday January 16  
Tuesday CLASSES BEGIN January 17  
Tuesday-Friday Change of program period January 17 - January 20  
Last day to drop classes or withdraw from school without grades of W January 30  
Monday TWELFTH CLASS DAY January 30  
Friday Deadline for applying for May Graduation February 3  
Purge of all unpaid course selections February 8  
Wednesday TWENTIETH CLASS DAY February 8  
Last day to pay tuition and fees with a late fee for all students February 8  
Monday Presidents' Day Holiday February 20  
Saturday-Friday MID-SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS March 4 - March 10  
Saturday-Friday Spring vacation March 11 - March 17  
Classes Resume March 18  
University Honors Day Convocation - Location: Health and Physical Education Arena (HPE) / Honorees Line Up ( 12:00 PM) - Convocation (1:00 PM -2:00 PM) March 30  
Thursday-Honors Day April 6  
Friday Last day to drop classes or withdraw from school with grades of W April 7  
Good Friday-Holiday April 14  
Saturday-Classes Resume April 15  
Friday Last day of classes May 5  
Saturday-Friday FINAL EXAMINATIONS May 6 - May 12  
Friday Official closing of semester May 12  
Saturday Commencement Exercises, 9:30 a.m. May 13