Academic Calendar 2015-2016

Traditional Undergraduate Programs

[Note: Academic Calendar information for students enrolled in accelerated undergraduate or master’s programs can be found in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog.]

Fall Semester 2015

Aug. 20

Convocation

Aug. 24

First day of classes

Sept. 1

Last day to add/drop a class for the traditional semester Labor Day—University closed

Sept. 7

Labor Day—University closed

Sept. 23

Yom KippurUniversity closed

Oct. 26

Registration for Spring 2016 begins

Oct. 30

Last day to withdraw from a traditional class with a “W”

Nov. 25 - 29

Thanksgiving holidayUniversity closed

Dec. 7 - 13

Final examinations

Dec. 14

Winter Commencement

Dec. 24 - 25

University closed

Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

University closed

Winterim 2016

Jan. 4

Winterim begins

Jan. 18

Martin Luther King Day - University closed

Jan. 24

Winterim ends

Spring Semester 2016

Jan. 25

First day of classes

Feb. 2

Last day to add/drop a class for the traditional semester

Mar. 14 - 20

Spring Break

Mar. 25 - 27

Easter holiday - University closed

Apr. 8

Last day to withdraw from a traditional class with a "W"

Apr. 11

Registration for Fall 2016 begins

May 9 - 15

Final examinations

May 16

Baccalaureate

May 17

Nurses' Pinning

May 18

GPS Commencement

May 19

Undergraduate (Traditional) Commencement

May 30

Memorial Day - University closed

Summer Session 2016

Summer sessions will be held between May and August. Multiple sessions are available. Please consult the Summer Schedule of Classes for details on the sessions and classes available or contact the Registrar’s Office at 443-334-2206.