Academic Calendar and Final Exam Schedule

Fall 2016 calendar

April 4-Aug 21Priority Registration (according to classification) for 16 week (full term) and 1st 8 week sessions
April 4-Oct 16Priority registration (according to classification) for 2nd 8 week session
August 15-22Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers available for Fall I
August 22First class day for 16 week (full term) & 1st 8 week term
August 22Tuition payment deadline for 16 week (full term) and 1st 8 week term. First installment payment is due. (Students will be dropped for non-payment)
August 22Due date for Housing and Meal Plans (for payment options contact Business Office)
August 22-24Late Registration for 16 week (full term) & 1st 8 week term
August 291st 8 week census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade
September 5 Labor Day. No classes.
September 716 week (full term) census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade
September 7December 2016 graduation application deadline
September 152nd installment due by 4:00 pm.
October 71st 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W"
October 1216 week (full term) midterm grades due
October 133rd installment payment due by 4:00 pm
October 131st 8 week session last class day
October 141st 8 week finals
October 17First class day, 2nd 8 week session
October 172nd 8 week late registration
October 242nd 8 week census, last day drop/withdraw- no grade
November 3Final installment due by 4:00 pm
Nov 7- Jan 16Spring 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification).
November 1116 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
November 24-25Thanksgiving Holiday. University Closed.
December 1Last class day- 16 week (full term) & 2nd 8 week
December 12nd 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
December 2Reading/Study Day
December 3-7Final Exam week
December 8Final grades due for graduating seniors
December 9December 2016 commencement
December 12Final grades due for all students - 5 pm
December 15-16Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

Fall 2016 Final Exam Schedule

Exam Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:30am-12:30pm 1:30pm-3:30pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri, Dec 2Reading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study Day
Sat, Dec 3MWF 11:00 AMTR 1:00 PMTR 2:30 PMOPEN OPEN
Mon, Dec 5MWF 9:00 AMOPENMW 1:30 PM*TR 3:00 PM and other times not listed on the exam scheduleMW 5 & LATER
Tues, Dec 6TR 9:30 AMTR 11:00 AMOPENTR 4:00 PMTR 5 PM & LATER
Wed, Dec 7MWF 10:00 AMMW 12:00 PMMW 3:00 PMMW 4:30 PMOPEN

Final Exam Schedule Notes:

  • Students with more than 3 final exams scheduled for one day may request to reschedule one of the exams, at the instructors’ discretion.
  • Instructors may use the time slots where a final exam is not scheduled to reschedule a final exam for a student or students if they so wish.  This will be at the instructors’ discretion.
  • *Classes having start times not listed on this table will have their exam time on Monday, December 5 from 4:00-6:00 pm or at a time designated by the instructor during the final exam period from December 3-December 7.
  • All students enrolled in ONLINE COURSES and WEB ENHANCED courses should check with their instructor for the examination time frame and instructions.
  • The final exam schedule is subject to change as the University deems necessary.

Spring 2017 calendar

16 week session (Spring I): January 17-May 10

Nov 7-Jan 16Priority Registration (according to classification) for 16 week (full term) session
January 9-17Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Spring I 2017 available
January 16Martin Luther King day. University Closed.
January 17First class day for 16 week (full term) session
January 17Tuition payment deadline for 16 week (full term) session. First installment payment is due. (Students will be dropped for non-payment)
January 17-19Late Registration for 16 week (full term) session
February 116 week (full term) census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade.
February 1May 2017 graduation application deadline.
February 162nd installment payment due by 4:00 pm
March 93rd installment payment due by 4:00 pm.
March 1016 week (full term) midterm grades due
March 13-17Spring Break. No classes.
March 16-17University Closed. Spring Break
April 1Financial Aid Priority deadline for Fall 2017
April 6Final installment payment due by 4:00 pm.
April 10- June 4Summer I 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 10- July 9Summer II 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 10- Aug 27Fall 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 1416 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
May 4Last class day- 16 week (full term) session
May 5Reading/Study Day- No classes
May 6-10Final exam week.
May 13May 2017 Commencement
May 15Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 18-19Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

1st 8 week session (Spring I): January 17- March 10

Nov 7-Jan 16Priority Registration (according to classification) for 1st 8 week session
January 9-17Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Spring I 2017 available
January 16Martin Luther King day. University Closed.
January 17First class day for 1st 8 week session
January 17Tuition payment deadline 1st 8 week session. (Students enrolled in 1st 8 week classes only)
January 17-19Late Registration for 1st 8 week session
January 241st 8 week census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade.
February 1May 2017 graduation application deadline.
March 31st 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
March 91st 8 week last class day
March 101st 8 week finals
April 10- June 4Summer I 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 10- July 9Summer II 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 10- Aug 27Fall 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
May 13May 2017 Commencement
May 15Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 18-19Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

2nd 8 week session (Spring II): March 20- May 10

Nov 7- March 19Priority registration (according to classification) for 2nd 8 week session
February 1May 2017 graduation application deadline.
March 20First class day- 2nd 8 week session.
March 20Late Registration- 2nd 8 week session.
March 20Tuition deadline for 2nd 8 week session (students enrolled in 2nd 8 week classes only)
March 272nd 8 week census, last day drop/withdraw- no grade
April 1Financial Aid Priority deadline for Fall 2017
April 10- June 4Summer I 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 10- July 9Summer II 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 10- Aug 27Fall 2017 Priority Registration (according to classification)
May 4Last class day- 2nd 8 week session
May 42nd 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W"
May 5Reading/Study Day- No classes
May 6-10Final exam week.
May 13May 2017 Commencement
May 15Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 18-19Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

Spring 2017 Final Exam Schedule

Exam Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:30am-12:30pm 1:30pm-3:30pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri, May 5Reading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study Day
Sat, May 6MWF 11:00 AMTR 1:00 PMTR 2:30 PMOPENOPEN
Mon, May 8MWF 9:00 AMOPENMW 1:30 PM*TR 3:00 PM and other times not listed on the exam scheduleMW 5 & LATER
Tues, May 9TR 9:30 AMTR 11:00 AMOPENTR 4:00 PMTR 5 PM & LATER
Wed, May 10MWF 10:00 AMMW 12:00 PMMW 3:00 PMMW 4:30 PMOPEN

Final Exam Schedule Notes

  • Students with more than 3 final exams scheduled for one day may request to reschedule one of the exams, at the instructors’ discretion.
  • Instructors may use the time slots where a final exam is not scheduled to reschedule a final exam for a student or students if they so wish.  This will be at the instructors’ discretion.
  • *Classes having start times not listed on this table will have their exam time on Monday, May 8 from 4:00-6:00 pm or at a time designated by the instructor during the final exam period from May 6-10.
  • All students enrolled in ONLINE COURSES and WEB ENHANCED courses should check with their instructor for the examination time frame and instructions.
  • The final exam schedule is subject to change as the University deems necessary.

Summer 2017 Calendar

May Mini session I 2017: May 17- June 2 (3 week)

April 10-May 16Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer May Mini session I 2017
May 17First class day Summer May Mini session I 2017
May 17Late registration for Summer May Mini session I 2017
May 17Tuition payment deadline for Summer May Mini session I 2017. (Students dropped for non-payment)
May 18Summer May Mini session I 2017 census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
May 26Last day to drop/withdraw Summer May Mini session I 2017 with a "W"
June 1Last class day- Summer May Mini session I 2017
June 2Final exams- Summer May Mini session I 2017 (exams to be held during normal class time)
June 5Final grades due- Summer May Mini session I 2017
August 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

6 week session: May 17- June 21

April 10-May 16Priority Registration (according to classification)- 6 week session
May 17First class day- 6 week session
May 17Late registration- 6 week session
May 17Tuition payment deadline-6 week session. (Students dropped for non-payment)
May 226 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
June 16Last day to drop/withdraw 6 week session with a "W"
June 20Last class day- 6 week session
June 21Final exams- 6 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
June 26Final grades due- 6 week session
August 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

May Mini session II 2017: May 22- June 8 (3 week)

April 10-May 21Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer May Mini session II 2017
May 22First class day, Summer May Mini session II 2017
May 22Late registration for Summer May Mini session II 2017
May 22Tuition payment deadline for Summer May Mini session II 2017. (Students dropped for non-payment)
May 23Summer May Mini session II 2017 census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
June 2Last day to drop/withdraw Summer May Mini session II 2017 with a "W"
June 7Last class day- Summer May Mini session II 2017
June 8Final exams- Summer May Mini session II 2017 (exams to be held during normal class time)
June 12Final grades due- Summer May Mini session II 2017
August 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

10 week session (Summer I): June 5- August 10

April 10-June 4Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer I 2017
May 30-June 5Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer I available
June 5First class day, 10 week session- Summer I
June 5Late registration for 10 week session- Summer I
June 5Tuition payment deadline for 10 week session-Summer I. (Students dropped for non-payment)
June 13August 2017 graduation application deadline
June 1310 week census, last day to drop/withdraw no grade- 5pm
July 44th of July-University Closed
July 2810 week last day drop/withdraw with a "W"
August 9Last class day- 10 week session
August 10Final exams- 10 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
August 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

1st 5 week session (Summer I-Full term): June 5-July 6

April 10-June 4Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer I 2017
May 30-June 5Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer I available
June 5First class day, 1st 5 week session- Summer I
June 5Late registration for 1st 5 week session- Summer I
June 5Tuition payment deadline for 1st 5 week session- Summer I. (Students dropped for non-payment)
June 81st 5 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
June 13August 2017 graduation application deadline
June 30Last day to drop/withdraw 1st 5 week classes with a "W"
July 44th of July-University Closed
July 5Last class day- 1st 5 week session
July 6Final exams- 1st 5 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
July 7Final grades due- 1st 5 week session
August 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

8 week session: June 19- August 10

April 10-June 18Priority Registration (according to classification)- 8 week session
June 19First class day- 8 week session
June 19Late registration- 8 week session
June 19Tuition payment deadline-8 week session. (Students dropped for non-payment)
June 268 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
July 44th of July-University Closed
August 4Last day to drop/withdraw- 8 week classes with a "W"
August 9Last class day- 8 week session
August 10Final exams- 8 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
August 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

2nd 5 week session (Summer II): July 10- August 10

April 10-July 9Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer II 2017
June 13August 2017 graduation application deadline
July 3-10Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer II available
July 44th of July-University Closed
July 10First class day- 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session
July 10Late registration for 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session
July 10Tuition payment deadline for the 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session. (Students dropped for non payment)
July 132nd 5 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
August 42nd 5 week last day drop/withdraw with a "W"
August 9Last class day- 2nd 5 week session
August 10Final exams- 2nd 5 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
August 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

Fall 2017 calendar

16 week session (Fall I): August 28- December 13

April 10-Aug 27Priority Registration (according to classification) for 16 week (full term) session
August 21-28Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers available for Fall I
August 28First class day for 16 week (full term) session
August 28Tuition payment deadline for 16 week (full term) session. First installment payment is due. (Students will be dropped for non-payment)
August 28Due date for Housing and Meal Plans (for payment options contact Business Office)
August 28-30Late Registration for 16 week (full term) session
September 4 Labor Day. No classes.
September 1316 week (full term) census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade
September 13December 2017 graduation application deadline
September 212nd installment due by 4:00 pm.
October 123rd installment payment due by 4:00 pm
October 2016 week (full term) midterm grades due
November 9Final installment due by 4:00 pm
Nov 13- Jan 15Spring 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification).
November 1716 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
November 23-24Thanksgiving Holiday. University Closed.
December 7Last class day- 16 week (full term) session
December 8Reading/Study Day
December 9-13Final Exam week
December 15December 2017 commencement
December 18Final grades due for all students - 5 pm
December 21-22Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

1st 8 week session (Fall I): August 28- October 20

April 10-Aug 27Priority Registration (according to classification) for 1st 8 week session
August 21-28Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers available for Fall I
August 28First class day for 1st 8 week session
August 28Tuition payment deadline for 1st 8 week session. (Students enrolled in 1st 8 week classes only)
August 28Due date for Housing and Meal Plans (for payment options contact Business Office)
August 28-30Late Registration for 1st 8 week session
September 4 Labor Day. No classes.
September 51st 8 week census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade
September 13December 2017 graduation application deadline
October 13 1st 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W"
October 191st 8 week session last class day
October 201st 8 week finals
Nov 13- Jan 15Spring 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification).
December 15December 2017 commencement
December 18Final grades due for all students - 5 pm
December 21-22Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

2nd 8 week session (Fall II): October 23- December 13

April 10-Oct 22Priority registration (according to classification) for 2nd 8 week session
September 13December 2017 graduation application deadline
October 23First class day, 2nd 8 week session
October 232nd 8 week late registration
October 23Tuition payment deadline for 2nd 8 week session (students enrolled in 2nd 8 week classes only)
October 302nd 8 week census, last day drop/withdraw- no grade
Nov 13- Jan 15Spring 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification).
November 23-24Thanksgiving Holiday. University Closed.
December 72nd 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
December 8Reading/Study Day
December 9-13Final Exam week
December 15December 2017 commencement
December 18Final grades due for all students - 5 pm
December 21-22Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

Fall 2017 Final Exam Schedule

Exam Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:30am-12:30pm 1:30pm-3:30pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri, Dec 8Reading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study Day
Sat, Dec 9MWF 11:00 AMTR 1:00 PMTR 2:30 PMOPEN OPEN
Mon, Dec 11MWF 9:00 AMOPENMW 1:30 PM*TR 3:00 PM and other times not listed on the exam scheduleMW 5 & LATER
Tues, Dec 12TR 9:30 AMTR 11:00 AMOPENTR 4:00 PMTR 5 PM & LATER
Wed, Dec 13MWF 10:00 AMMW 12:00 PMMW 3:00 PMMW 4:30 PMOPEN

Final Exam Schedule Notes:

  • Students with more than 3 final exams scheduled for one day may request to reschedule one of the exams, at the instructors’ discretion.
  • Instructors may use the time slots where a final exam is not scheduled to reschedule a final exam for a student or students if they so wish.  This will be at the instructors’ discretion.
  • *Classes having start times not listed on this table will have their exam time on Monday, December 11 from 4:00-6:00 pm or at a time designated by the instructor during the final exam period from December 9-13.
  • All students enrolled in ONLINE COURSES and WEB ENHANCED courses should check with their instructor for the examination time frame and instructions.
  • The final exam schedule is subject to change as the University deems necessary.

Spring 2018 calendar

16 week session (Spring I): January 16- May 9

Nov 13-Jan 15Priority Registration (according to classification) for 16 week (full term) session
January 8-16Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Spring I 2018 available
January 15Martin Luther King day. University Closed.
January 16First class day for 16 week (full term) session
January 16Tuition payment deadline for 16 week (full term) session. First installment payment is due. (Students will be dropped for non-payment)
January 16-18Late Registration for 16 week (full term) session
January 3116 week (full term) census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade.
January 31May 2018 graduation application deadline.
February 152nd installment payment due by 4:00 pm
March 83rd installment payment due by 4:00 pm.
March 916 week (full term) midterm grades due
March 12-16Spring Break. No classes.
March 15-16Spring Break. University Closed
April 1Financial Aid Priority deadline for Fall 2018
April 5Final installment payment due by 4:00 pm.
April 9- June 3Summer I 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- July 8Summer II 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- Aug 26Fall 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 1316 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
May 3Last class day- 16 week (full term) session
May 4Reading/Study Day- No classes
May 5-9Final exam week.
May 12May 2018 Commencement
May 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 17-18Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

1st 8 week session (Spring I): January 16- March 9

Nov 13-Jan 15Priority Registration (according to classification) for 1st 8 week session
January 8-16Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Spring I 2017 available
January 15Martin Luther King day. University Closed.
January 16First class day for 1st 8 week session
January 16Tuition payment deadline for 1st 8 week session. (Students enrolled in 1st 8 week classes only)
January 16-18Late Registration for 1st 8 week session
January 231st 8 week census. Last day to drop/withdraw no grade.
January 31May 2018 graduation application deadline.
March 21st 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W".
March 81st 8 week last class day
March 91st 8 week finals
April 9- June 3Summer I 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- July 8Summer II 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- Aug 26Fall 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
May 12May 2018 Commencement
May 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 17-18Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

2nd 8 week session (Spring II): March 19- May 9

Nov 13- March 18Priority registration (according to classification) for 2nd 8 week session
January 31May 2018 graduation application deadline.
March 19First class day- 2nd 8 week session.
March 19Late Registration- 2nd 8 week session.
March 19Tuition payment deadline for 2nd 8 week session (students enrolled in 2nd 8 week classes only)
March 262nd 8 week census, last day drop/withdraw- no grade
April 1Financial Aid Priority deadline for Fall 2018
April 9- June 3Summer I 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- July 8Summer II 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
April 9- Aug 26Fall 2018 Priority Registration (according to classification)
May 32nd 8 week last day to drop/withdraw with a "W"
May 4Reading/Study Day- No classes
May 5-9Final exam week.
May 12May 2018 Commencement
May 14Final grades due for all students- 5 pm
May 17-18Service and maintenance of Blackboard systems

Spring 2018 Final Exam Schedule

Exam Time 8:00am-10:00am 10:30am-12:30pm 1:30pm-3:30pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fri, May 4Reading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study DayReading/Study Day
Sat, May 5MWF 11:00 AMTR 1:00 PMTR 2:30 PMOPENOPEN
Mon, May 7MWF 9:00 AMOPENMW 1:30 PM*TR 3:00 PM and other times not listed on the exam scheduleMW 5 & LATER
Tues, May 8TR 9:00 AMTR 10:30 AMOPENTR 4:00 PMTR 5 PM & LATER
Wed, May 9MWF 10:00 AMMW 12:00 PMMW 3:00 PMMW 4:30 PMOPEN

Final Exam Schedule Notes

  • Students with more than 3 final exams scheduled for one day may request to reschedule one of the exams, at the instructors’ discretion.
  • Instructors may use the time slots where a final exam is not scheduled to reschedule a final exam for a student or students if they so wish.  This will be at the instructors’ discretion.
  • *Classes having start times not listed on this table will have their exam time on Monday, May 7 from 4:00-6:00 pm or at a time designated by the instructor during the final exam period from May 5-9.
  • All students enrolled in ONLINE COURSES and WEB ENHANCED courses should check with their instructor for the examination time frame and instructions.
  • The final exam schedule is subject to change as the University deems necessary.

Summer 2018 Calendar

10 week session (Summer I): June 4- August 9

April 9-June 3Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer I 2018
May 29-June 4Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer I available
June 4First class day, 10 week session- Summer I
June 4Late registration for 10 week session- Summer I
June 4Tuition payment deadline for 10 week session (Summer I). (Students dropped for non-payment)
June 12August 2018 graduation application deadline
June 1210 week census, last day to drop/withdraw no grade- 5pm
July 44th of July-University Closed
July 2710 week last day drop/withdraw with a "W"
August 8Last class day- 10 week session
August 9Final exams- 10 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
August 13Final grades due for all students- 5 pm

1st 5 week session (Summer I): June 4-July 6

April 9- June 3Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer I 2018
May 29-June 4Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer I available
June 4First class day, 1st 5 week session (Summer I)
June 4Late registration for 1st 5 week ( Summer I)
June 4Tuition payment deadline for 1st 5 week session (Summer I). (Students dropped for non-payment)
June 71st 5 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
June 12August 2018 graduation application deadline
June 29Last day to drop/withdraw 1st 5 week classes with a "W"
July 44th of July-University Closed
July 5Last class day- 1st 5 week session
July 6Final exams- 1st 5 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
July 9Final grades due- 1st 5 week session

2nd 5 week session (Summer II): July 9- August 9

April 9- July 8Priority Registration (according to classification)- Summer II 2018
June 12August 2018 graduation application deadline
July 2-9Emergency Loans & Book Vouchers for Summer II available
July 9First class day- 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session
July 9Late registration for 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session
July 9Tuition payment deadline for the 2nd 5 week (Summer II) session. (Students dropped for non payment)
July 122nd 5 week census- last day drop/withdraw no grade- 5 pm
August 32nd 5 week last day drop/withdraw with a "W"
August 8Last class day- 2nd 5 week session
August 9Final exams- 2nd 5 week session (exams to be held during normal class time)
August 13Final grades due for all students- 5 pm