College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2016-17

Fall Semester
Winter Term
Spring Semester
Summer Sessions

Academic Calendar
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)
Fall Semester (August 22 – December 17, 2016)
August
22 First day of classes for semester and 1st 8-week courses
26
Registration/add/validation/declare audit deadline (5 p.m.) for semester and 1st 8-week courses
Drop deadline (5 p.m.) for part-time status for semester courses
Drop deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 8-week courses
Payment deadline (5 p.m.)
September
2 Drop within full-time load deadline (5 p.m.) for semester courses
5 Labor Day Break: no classes
9 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 8-week courses
13 eve-14 Visions and Ventures: no classes Tuesday evening or Wednesday all day and evening - students attend V&V lectures and activities
23 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 8-week courses
30 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for semester courses
October
1 Graduation application for May deadline
10-13 Mid-semester evaluations for semester courses
13 Last day of 1st 8-week courses
14-18 Fall Break: no classes Friday-Tuesday
19 First day of classes for 2nd 8-week courses
21 Registration/add/drop deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 8-week courses
31 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for semester courses
November
8-18 Registration for spring semester and winter term
8 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 8-week courses
22 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 8-week courses
23-25 Thanksgiving Break: no classes Wednesday-Friday
December
5-9 Culmination period for semester courses
12-15 Final examinations for semester courses
15 Last day of 2nd 8-week courses

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Winter Term (December 12, 2016 – January 14, 2017)
December
12 First day of term - see instructor for any specific meeting dates during weeks of Dec 19-23 or Jan 2-6
14 Registration/add/drop deadline (5 p.m.)
23 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.)
24-Jan. 1 University closed
January
2 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.)
14 Last day of term

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Spring Semester (January 9 – May 6, 2017)
January
9 First day of classes for semester and 1st 8-week courses
13 Registration/add/validation/declare audit deadline (5 p.m.) for semester and 1st 8-week courses
Drop deadline (5 p.m.) for part-time status for semester courses
Drop deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 8-week courses
Payment deadline (5 p.m.)
16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Break: no classes
23 Drop within full-time load deadline (5 p.m.) for semester courses
27 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 8-week courses
February
10 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 8-week courses
17 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for semester courses
27-March 3 Mid-semester evaluations for semester courses
March
1 Graduation application for December deadline
3 Last day of 1st 8-week courses
6-10 Spring Break: no classes Monday-Friday
13 First day of 2nd 8-week courses
15 Registration/add/drop deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 8-week courses
24 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for semester courses
31 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 8-week courses
April
3-12 Registration for fall semester and summer sessions
13 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 8-week courses
14-17 Easter Break: no classes Friday-Monday
24-28 Culmination period for semester courses
26 Spring Research Symposium: no classes Wednesday; students present and attend
May
1-4 Final examinations for semester courses
4 Last day of 2nd 8-week courses
6 Baccalaureate and Commencement

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Summer First 5-Week (U1) (May 15 – June 17, 2017)
May
15 Registration/add/drop deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 5-week session
26 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 5-week session
June
2 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for 1st 5-week session
Summer Second 5-Week (U2) (June 26 - July 29, 2017)
June
27 Registration/add/drop deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 5-week session
July
7 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 5-week session
14 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for 2nd 5-week session

 

Summer 8-Week (U3) (June 5 – July 29, 2017)
June
7 Registration/add/drop deadline (5 p.m.) for 8-week session
23 Pass/Fail declaration deadline (5 p.m.) for 8-week session
July
7 Withdrawal deadline (5 p.m.) for 8-week session
Summer Arranged (U4) (May 9 – August 12, 2017)
May – August

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