2016-2017

FALL SEMESTER 2016

August 18 New Students Arrive
  18 Final Registration
  20 Continuing students arrive
Graduate Classes Begin
  22 Classes begin 8 a.m. 
  29 Last day add/drop - 5 p.m. (Full semester classes)
September 5 Labor Day - Classes will be held - University office will be open 
  8 Convocation 
  29-30 Fall Break - Debate Week - University will be open
for faculty, staff and students, but no classes will be held
October 3-5 Fall Break - Debate Week - University will be open
for faculty, staff and students, but no classes will be held
  U.S. Vice- Presidential Debate 
  Classes resume 8 a.m. 
  7 Pass/Fail Deadline- 5 p.m. 
  10 Grade Estimates due 12 noon
  14 Deadline to withdraw with "W" - 5 p.m.
All Undergraduate incompletes due for Spring, Summer 2016
  15 Graduate Comprehensive Examination
November 7 Advising begins - Spring 2017
  18 Advising ends - Spring 2017 
  23-25 Thanksgiving holiday - no classes
University Closed
  28 Classes resume 8 a.m. 
December 2 Last day of Undergraduate Classes
All Graduate incompletes due for Spring and Summer
  3 Reading Day 
Last Day of Graduate Classes
  5-6 Examinations
  7 Reading Day - evening exams starting at 5:30 p.m. 
  8-9 Examinations 
  12 All grades due 8:30 a.m. 

WINTER INTERSESSION 2016-17 

December 10, 2016- January 14, 2017 

SPRING SEMESTER 2017

January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday - no classes
University closed
  17 Final registration and new student orientation
  18 Classes begin 8 a.m. 
  25 Last day add/drop - 5 p.m. (Full semester classes) 
February 24 Pass/Fail deadline by 5 p.m. 
  27 Grade estimates due 12 noon 
March Graduate Comprehensive Examination 
  6-10  Spring break-no classes
  6 University closed
  13 Classes resume 8 a.m. 
Deadline to withdraw with a "W" - 5 p.m. 
All undergraduate incompletes due for Fall 2016 
  16  Advising begins - Fall and Summer 2017 
  29 Advising ends - Fall 2017
April 26 No classes - campus-wide Research & Assessment/showcase Day 
May 2 Last day of Undergraduate classes
All Graduate incompletes due for Fall 2016
  3 Reading day - with evening exams starting at 5:30 p.m. 
  4-5 Examinations
  Reading Day 
  8-9  Examinations 
  13 Last Day of Graduate Classes
  15 All grades due 8:30 a.m. 
  19 Graduate Commencement 
  20 Undergraduate Commencement