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Fall Semester 2015

August 25-26, Tuesday-Wednesday

Residence halls open for freshmen on assigned days.

Dining Services open on Tuesday, Aug. 25th and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for freshmen.

August 28, Friday

Opening Faculty Meeting.

Freshman Assessment Day.

Residence halls open for transfer and international students.

August 29, Saturday

Residence halls open for returning students.

August 31, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

September 18, Friday

Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

October 2-4, Friday-Sunday

Family Weekend.

October 15, Wednesday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in May or August 2016.

October 16, Friday

First Block courses end.

October 19, Monday

Second Block courses begin.

October 22, Thursday

Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

October 23-25, Friday-Sunday

Homecoming.

October 27, Tuesday

First Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

November 4, Wednesday

Registration begins for 2016 spring semester.

November 20, Friday

Dining Services closes at 7:30 p.m.

November 21, Saturday

Thanksgiving holiday begins and residence halls close.

November 28, Saturday

Residence halls open. Dining Services open at 4:30 p.m.

November 30, Monday

Classes resume.

November 30, Monday

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2015 spring semester and summer session for removal of “incomplete” grades.

December 11, Friday

Last day of classes.

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of “incomplete” grades for 2015 spring semester and summer session to the Office of the Registrar.

December 14-18, Monday-Friday

Final examinations.

December 18, Friday

Residence halls close. Dining Services close and fall meal plans end at 2 p.m.

Deadline for completion of course work for December graduates.

December 19, Saturday

Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center. Residence halls close for graduating seniors.

December 21, Monday

Regular semester and Second Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar by 3 p.m.

Spring Semester 2016

January 10, Sunday

Residence halls open.

Spring meal plans begin and Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

January 11, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

January 18, Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.  Classes do not meet.

January 29, Friday

Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

February 9, Tuesday

Student Assessment/Faculty Assistance (no classes 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.).

Evening classes (those beginning 4 p.m. or later) meet as scheduled.

February 15, Monday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met by the end of 2016 summer session.

March 1, Tuesday

Third Block courses end.

March 4, Friday

Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar. Dining Services close at 2 p.m. Residence halls close.

March 7-11, Monday-Friday

Spring Break. Classes do not meet.

March 13, Sunday

Residence halls open. Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

March 14, Monday

Classes resume. Fourth Block courses begin.

March 15, Tuesday

Third Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

March 18, Friday

James Madison Day.

March 21, Monday

Advance registration for 2016 summer session begins.

April 6, Wednesday

Registration begins for 2016 fall semester.

April 14, Thursday

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2015 fall semester for removal of “incomplete” grades.

April 15, Friday

Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2016.

April 28, Thursday

Last day of classes.

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of “incomplete” grades for 2015 fall semester to the Office of the Registrar.

April 29 –May 5, Friday-Thursday

Final examinations.  University housing checkout process.

May 5, Thursday

Residence halls close for undergraduate students.

Spring meal plans end and Dining Services close at 7 p.m. Deadline for completion of course work for May graduates.

May 5-7, Thursday-Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies.

May 10, Tuesday

Regular Semester and Fourth Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar by 3 p.m.

Undergraduate 2016 Summer Sessions

Ten-Week Term

May 16, Monday

Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

May 30, Monday

Holiday - Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

July 4, Monday

Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

July 22, Friday

Final examinations.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Eight-Week Term

May 16, Monday

Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

May 30, Monday

Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

July 4, Monday

Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

July 8, Friday

Final Examinations.

July 22, Friday

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Six-Week Term

June 13, Monday

Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

July 4, Monday

Holiday - Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

July 22, Friday

Final examinations.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

First Four-Week Term

May 16, Monday

Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

May 30, Monday

Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

June 10, Friday

Final examinations.

July 22, Friday

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Second Four-Week Term

June 13, Monday

Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

July 4, Monday

Holiday - Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

July 8, Friday

Final Examinations.

July 22, Friday

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Tentative 2016 Fall and 2017 Spring Semesters

August 23-24, Tuesday-Wednesday

Residence halls open for freshmen on assigned days.

Dining Services open on Tuesday, August 23rd and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for freshmen.

August 26, Friday

Residence Halls open for transfer and international students.

August 27, Saturday

Residence halls open for returning students.

Fall meal plans begin at 10 a.m. for transfer and returning students.

August 29, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

December 16, Friday

Fall semester ends.

December 17, Saturday

Commencement

January 9, Monday

Spring semester begins.

March 6-10, Monday – Friday

Spring Break.

May 4, Thursday

Spring semester ends.

May 4-6, Thursday-Saturday

Commencement Ceremonies.

Tentative 2017 Summer Semester

May 15, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

August 4, Friday

Last day of classes.