2016-17 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

August 26-27 Fall Semester Begins;
New Student Orientation/Educated Spirit
September 2 Last Day to Add a Class
September 5 Labor Day (No Classes)
September 9 Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Status
Sept. 26-30 Last Week to Drop a Class and Receive a Refund
October 18-21 Mid-Term Recess (Monday Classes Meet)
Oct. 31-Nov. 11 Registration for January Term & Spring Semester
Nov. 21-25        Thanksgiving Break
December 9 Last Day of Regularly Scheduled Classes
December 12-16  Final Exam Week
December 16 Last Day of Fall Semester
December 23 Fall Grades Due to Registrar by Noon
Dec. 19-Jan. 1 Christmas Recess (No Classes)

January Term

January 2 January Term Begins
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Classes)
January 21 Last Day of January Term
January 23-27   Recess Between Terms
February 10 January Term Grades Due to Registrar by Noon

Spring Semester

January 27-28 Spring Semester Begins;
New Student Orientation/Educated Spirit
February 3 Last Day to Add Classes
February 10 Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Status
Feb. 26-March 3   Last Week to Drop a Class and Receive a Refund
March 6-10 Mid-Term Recess (No Classes)
April 10-14 Holy Week Break (No Classes)
April 16 Easter
March 27-April 7 Registration for Summer & Fall
May 12 Last Day of Regularly Scheduled Classes
May 15-19 Final Exam Week
May 19 Last Day of Spring Semester
May 19 Senior Grades Due to Registrar by Noon
May 20 Commencement
May 26 Spring Grades Due to Registrar by Noon

Summer Term

June 12 Summer Term Begins
July 4 No Classes
August 17   Last Day of Summer Term

 

Notes: Summer has four sub-terms and contains courses that vary in dates. Grades are due three weeks after the last class meets. D.Min. dates vary each January Term, and those grades are due two months after the last class meets. For precise dates of classes in intensive terms, please consult the course schedules.