Academic Calendar 2015-2016


Spring Semester 2015

12/10/14 - First payment due for spring semester courses
01/09/15 - Online add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8:00 am
01/12/15 - Classes Begin
01/15/15 - Final day to change schedules for full term and 1st 7 week; on-line add/drop closes at 4:00 pm; (courses on schedule after this date apply towards HOPE)
01/19/15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)
01/30/15 - Last day to withdraw with W grade for 1st7 week courses
02/13/15 - Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for full term courses; final day to withdraw with W or WF for 1st 7 week courses
02/27/15 - First 7 week classes end
02/28/15 - Online grading for 1st 7 week courses opens @ 7:00 AM; closes Wed, 3/4 @ 10 AM
03/02/15 - Second 7 week classes begin
03/03/15 - Last day to add/drop 2nd 7 week classes
03/09/15 - Spring Break (no classes)
03/16/15 - Senior Exit Examinations (major field)
03/16/15 - Advisement, Week 1 (through March 20)
03/18/15 - Last day to withdraw with W grade for 2nd7 week classes
03/23/15 - Advisement, Week 2 (through March 27)
03/23/15 - Fall and Summer pre-registration (through April 8)
03/23/15 - Application for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 graduation(VikingWeb)(through April 8)
04/03/15 - Good Friday (no classes)
04/08/15 - Last day to withdraw with W or WF full term and 2nd 7 week classes; Deadline for Cultural Events for May graduating students
04/14/15 - Symposium on Student Scholarship - classes suspended
04/28/15 - Last day of classes
04/29/15 - Reading Day
04/30/15 - Online grading opens @ 7 AM
04/30/15 - Final Exams (Thursday-Wednesday) (through May 6)
05/06/15 - Grades for graduating students due 10:00 AM
05/06/15 - Baccalaureate (tentative) 
05/08/15 - Graduate Student Commencement
05/09/15 - Undergraduate Student Commencement
05/11/15 - All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)

Summer Semester 2015

05/18/15 - Block A (UG and GR—6 weeks) begins
05/18/15 - Block C (UG and GR—12 weeks) begins
05/19/15 - Deadline to add/drop Block A & C classes (4 PM)
05/25/15 - Memorial Day holiday (no classes)
05/27/15 - Final day to withdraw from Block A classes with automatic grade of W
06/08/15 - Block D (GR—6 weeks) begins
06/09/15 - Deadline to add/drop Block D classes (4 PM)
06/10/15 - Final Day to withdraw from Block A classes with automatic grade of W
06/24/15 - Final day to withdraw from Block C & D classes with automatic grade of W
06/26/15 - Block A ends
06/27/15 - Grading opens for Block A courses @ 7 AM; closes on Mon, 6/29  @ 10 AM
06/29/15 - Block B (UG and GR—6 weeks) begins
06/30/15 - Deadline to add/drop Block B classes (4 PM)
07/02/15 - Final day to withdraw from Block D  (W or WF)
07/04/15 - Independence Day
07/09/15 - Final day to withdraw from Block B with automatic W
07/16/15 - Final day to withdraw from Block C  (W or WF)
07/17/15 - Block D ends
07/18/15 - Grading opens for Block D courses @ 7 AM; closes on Mon, 7/20 @ 10 AM
07/23/15 - Final day with withdraw from Block B (W or WF)
08/07/15 - Block B and Block C ends
08/08/15 - Grading opens for Block B and C courses @ 7 AM; closes on Mon, 8/10 @ 10 AM
08/14/15 - Conferral of diplomas for students completing all degree requirements during summer term

Fall Semester 2015

07/10/15 - First payment due for fall semester courses
08/21/15 - On-line add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8 AM 
08/24/15 - Classes Begin
08/27/15 - Final day to change schedules; on-line add/drop closes at 4 PM  (courses on schedule after this day apply towards HOPE)
09/07/15 - Labor Day (no classes)
09/09/15 - Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for 1st 7-week courses
09/25/15 - Final date to withdraw with automatic grade of W for full term courses; Last day to withdraw with W or WF for 1st 7-week courses
10/02/15 - Mountain Day activities, no classes after 2:00 pm
10/03/15 - Mountain Day
10/09/15 - First 7-week classes end 
10/10/15 - Online grading opens for 1st 7-week courses @ 7 AM; closes Mon. 10/19 @ 10 AM
10/10/15 - Fall Weekend, no classes (through 10/13/15)
10/14/15 - Second 7-week classes begin
10/15/15 - Final day to add/drop a 2nd 7-week class
10/26/15 - Senior exit examinations (major field)
10/26/15 - Advisement, Week 1 (through 10/30/15) 
10/30/15 - Last day to withdraw with W grade for 2nd7-week classes
11/02/15 - Advisement, Week 2 (through 11/06/15)
11/02/15 - Pre-registration (closes at 4 PM, Nov. 20) (through 11/20/15)
11/02/15 - Late Application for Spring 2016 Graduation; Application open for Fall 2016 (VikingWeb) (through 11/20/15)
11/13/15 - Last day to withdraw with W or WF for full term and 2nd 7-week classes; Deadline for Cultural Events for students graduating in December
11/25/15 - Thanksgiving Holidays (no classes) (through 11/27/15)
12/04/15 - Last day of classes
12/05/15 - Online grading opens @ 7:00 AM
12/07/15 - Final examinations (Monday-Friday) (through 12/11/15)
12/10/15 - First payment due for spring semester courses 
12/14/15 - All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)
12/18/15 - Conferral of degrees for students completing all degree requirements during fall term 

Spring Semester 2016

01/08/16 - Online add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8:00 am
01/11/16 - Classes Begin
01/14/16 - Final day to change schedules for full term and 1st 7-week; on-line add/drop closes at 4:00 pm; (courses on schedule after this date apply towards HOPE)
01/18/16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)
01/29/16 - Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 1st 7-week courses
02/12/16 - Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for full term courses; final day to withdraw with W or WF for 1st 7-week courses
02/26/16 - First 7-week classes end
02/27/16 - Online grading for 1st 7 week courses opens @ 7:00 AM; closes Mon, 3/07 @ 10 AM
02/29/16 - Second 7-week classes begin
02/29/16 - Senior Exit Examinations (major field)
03/01/16 - Last day to add/drop 2nd 7-week classes
03/07/16 - Spring Break (no classes) (through 03/11/16)
03/14/16 - Advisement, Week 1 (through 03/18/16)
03/18/16 - Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 2nd 7-week classes
03/21/16 - Advisement, Week 2 (through 03/25/16)
03/21/16 - Fall and Summer pre-registration (through 04/08/16)
03/21/16 - Application for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 graduation (VikingWeb) (through 04/08/16)
03/25/16 -  Good Friday (no classes)
04/08/16 -  Last day to withdraw with W or WF full term and 2nd 7-week classes; Deadline for Cultural Events for May graduating students 
04/12/16 -  Symposium on Student Scholarship - classes suspended
04/26/16 - Last day of classes
04/27/16 - Reading Day  
04/28/16 - Online grading opens @ 7 AM  
04/28/16 - Final Exams (Thursday-Wednesday) (through 05/04/16)
05/04/16 - Grades for graduating students due 10:00 AM
05/04/16 - Baccalaureate (tentative)  
05/06/16 - Graduate Student Commencement
05/07/16 - Undergraduate Student Commencement
05/09/16 - All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)

Summer Semester 2015

05/16/16 - Block A (UG and GR—6 weeks) and Block C (UG and GR—12 weeks) begin
05/17/16 - Deadline to add/drop Block A & C Classes (4 PM)
05/27/16 - Final day to withdraw from Block A classes with automatic grade of W
05/30/16 - Memorial Day (no classes)
06/06/16 - Block D (GR—6 weeks) begins
06/07/16 - Deadline to add/drop Block D classes (4 PM)
06/15/16 - Final day to withdraw from Block A with W or WF
06/17/16 - Final day to withdraw from Block D with automatic grade of W
06/24/16 - Block A ends
06/27/16 - Block B (UG and GR—6 weeks) begins
06/28/16 - Deadline to add/drop Block B classes (4 PM)
07/06/16 - Final day to withdraw from Block D with W or WF
07/08/16 - Final day to withdraw from Block B with automatic grade of W
07/15/16 - Block D ends; Final day to withdraw from Block C with W or WF
07/27/16 - Final day to withdraw from Block B with W or WF
08/05/16 - Blocks B and C end
08/08/16 - Grading CLOSES
08/12/16 - Conferral of degrees for students completing all degree requirements during summer term