2016-17 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016DayDate
Class work begins at 8 a.m. Monday August 22
Labor Day Holiday (no classes) Monday September 5
Thanksgiving recess begins at close of day* Saturday November 19
Class work resumes at 8 a.m. Monday November 28
Class work ends at close of day* Thursday December 8
Reading Day Friday December 9
Final examinations begin Monday December 12
Fall semester closes at 5:30 p.m. Friday December 16
Commencement Friday & Saturday December 16 & 17
Grades Due Tuesday December 20
Spring Semester 2017DayDate
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes) Monday January 16
Class work begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday January 17
Spring Recess begins at close of day* Saturday March 25
Class work resumes at 8 a.m. Monday April 3
Class work ends at close of day* Thursday May 4
Reading Day Friday May 5
Final examinations begin Monday May 8
Spring semester closes at 5:30 p.m. Friday May 12
Commencement Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 12, 13 & 14
Grades Due Tuesday May 16

Summer Session 2017

8-Week Session 2017DayDate
Class work begins at 7:30 a.m. Monday June 5
Independence Day recess (no classes) Tuesday July 4
8-week session closes at 5:30 p.m. Friday July 28
First 4-Week Session 2017DayDate
Class work begins at 7:30 a.m. Monday June 5
First 4-week session closes at 5:30 p.m. Friday June 30
Second 4-Week Session 2017DayDate
Class work begins at 7:30 a.m. Monday July 3
Independence Day recess (no classes) Tuesday July 4
Second 4-week session closes at 5:30 p.m. Friday July 28
Grades Due Tuesday Aug 1

*Close of day is defined as including late afternoon and evening classes.

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