Academic Calendar 2016-2017


Fall Semester 2016  

July 10, Friday - First payment due for fall semester courses

August 19, Friday - On-line add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8 AM

August 22, Monday - Classes Begin

August 25, Thursday - Final day to change schedules; on-line add/drop closes at 4 PM  (courses on schedule after this day apply towards HOPE)

September 5, Monday - Labor Day (no classes)

September 7, Wednesday - Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for 1st 7-week courses

September 23, Friday - 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

September 30, Friday - Mountain Day activities, no classes after 2:00 pm

October 1, Saturday - Mountain Day

October 7, Friday - First 7-week classes end

October 8, Saturday - Online grading opens for 1st 7-week courses @ 7 AM; closes Mon. 10/17 @ 10 AM

October 8-11, Sat.-Tues. - Fall Weekend, no classes

October 12, Wednesday - Second 7-week classes begin

October 13, Thursday - Final day to add/drop a 2nd 7-week class

October 24, Monday - Senior exit examinations (major field)

October 24-Oct. 28 - Advisement, Week 1

October 28, Friday - Last day to withdraw with W grade for 2nd 7-week classes

October 31-November 4 - Advisement, Week 2

October 31-November 11 - Pre-registration (closes at 4 PM)

October 31-November 18 - Late Application for Spring 2017 Graduation; Application open for Fall 2017 (VikingWeb)

November 11, Friday - 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

November 23-25 - Thanksgiving Holidays (no classes)

December 2, Friday - Last day of classes

December 3, Saturday - Online grading opens @ 7:00 AM

December 5-9 - Final examinations (Monday-Friday)

December 10, Thursday - First payment due for spring semester courses

December 12, Monday - All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)

December 16, Friday - Conferral of diplomas for students completing all degree requirements during fall term

Spring Semester 2017 

January 6, Friday - Online add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8:00 am

January 9, Monday - Classes Begin

January 12, Thursday - 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)

January 16, Monday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)

January 27, Friday - Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 1st 7-week courses

February 10, Friday - 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

February 24, Friday - First 7-week classes end

February 26, Saturday - Online grading for 1st 7 week courses opens @ 7:00 AM; closes Mon, 3/06 @ 10 AM

February 27, Monday - Second 7-week classes begin

February 27, Monday - Senior Exit Examinations (major field)

February 28, Tuesday - Last day to add/drop 2nd 7-week classes

March 13-17 - Spring Break (no classes)

March 19-24 - Advisement, Week 1

March 24, Friday - Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 2nd 7-week classes

March 27-31 - Advisement, Week 2

March 27-April 7 - Fall and Summer pre-registration

March 20-April 7 - Application for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 graduation (VikingWeb)

April 4, Tuesday - Symposium on Student Scholarship - classes suspended

April 7, Friday - Last day to withdraw with W or WF full term and 2nd 7-week classes; Deadline for Cultural Events for May graduating students

April 14, Friday - Good Friday (no classes)

April 25, Tuesday - Last day of classes

April 26, Wednesday - Reading Day

April 27, Thursday - Online grading opens @ 7 AM

April 27-May 3 - Final Exams (Thursday-Wednesday)

May 3, Wednesday - Grades for graduating students due 10:00 AM

May 3, Wednesday - Baccalaureate

May 5, Friday - Graduate Student Commencement

May 6, Saturday - Undergraduate Student Commencement

May 8, Monday - All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)

Summer Semester 2017 

May 15, Monday - Block A (UG and GR—5 weeks) and Block C (UG and GR—10 weeks) begin

May 16, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block A & C Classes (4 PM)

May 26, Friday - Final day to withdraw from Block A classes with automatic grade of W

May 29, Monday - Memorial Day (no classes)

June 5, Monday - Block D (GR—6 weeks) begins

June 6, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block D classes (4 PM)

June 7, Wednesday - Final day to withdraw from Block A with W or WF

June 16, Friday - Final day to withdraw from Block D with automatic grade of W

June 16, Friday - Block A ends

June 19, Monday - Block B (UG and GR—5 weeks) begins

June 20, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block B classes (4 PM)

June 30, Friday - Final day to withdraw from Block B, C or D with W or WF

July 4, Tuesday - Independence Day (no classes)

July 7, Friday - Block D ends

July 21, Friday - Blocks B and C end

July 28, Friday - Grading CLOSES

August 11, Friday - Conferral of diplomas for students completing all degree requirements during summer term