Academic Calendar (On Campus)

The academic calendars are subject to revision. Students should refer to the most recent Schedule of Classes for important dates each semester.

2016–2017

First Semester

August 15, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 20, Saturday Residence halls open
August 24, Wednesday Classes begin
October 8, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 12, Wednesday Classes resume
November 23, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
November 28, Monday Classes resume
December 6, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 7, Wednesday Study Day
December 8, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 14, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 17, Saturday Commencement

January Interim

January 3, Tuesday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday – Saturday
January 16, Monday Final Examinations; January Interim ends 

Second Semester

January 9, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 15, Sunday Residence halls open
January 18, Wednesday Classes begin
March 11, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 20, Monday Classes resume
May 2, Tuesday Last day of classes
May 3, Wednesday Study Day
May 4, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 10, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 13, Saturday Commencement

Summer Sessions

May 15, Monday May Interim I begins;
Monday May Interim II begins
No classes on Memorial Day holiday
June 2, Friday May Interim I ends
June 5, Monday Summer Session I begins
No classes on Fourth of July holiday
July 7, Friday Summer Session I ends;
May Interim II ends
July 10, Monday Summer Session II begins
August 11, Friday Summer Session II ends

2017–2018

First Semester 

August 14, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 19, Saturday Residence halls open
August 23, Wednesday Classes begin
October 7, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 11, Wednesday Classes resume
November 22, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
November 27, Monday Classes resume
December 5, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 6, Wednesday Study Day
December 7, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 13, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 16, Saturday Commencement

January Interim

January 2, Tuesday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday – Saturday
January 15, Monday Final Examinations;
January Interim ends

Second Semester

January 8, Monday Reporting date for new faculty 
January 14, Sunday Residence halls open
January 17, Wednesday Classes begin
March 10, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 19, Monday Classes resume
May 1, Tuesday Last day of classes
May 2, Wednesday Study Day
May 3, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 9, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 12, Saturday Undergraduate Commencement

Summer Sessions

May 14, Monday May Interim I begins;
Monday May Interim II begins
No classes on Memorial Day holiday
June 1, Friday May Interim I ends
June 4, Monday Summer Session I begins
No classes on Fourth of July holiday
July 6, Friday Summer Session I ends;
May Interim II ends
July 9, Monday Summer Session II begins
August 10, Friday Summer Session II ends

2018–2019

First Semester

August 13, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 18, Saturday Residence halls open
August 22, Wednesday Classes begin
October 6, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 10, Wednesday Classes resume
November 21, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
November 26, Monday Classes resume
December 4, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 5, Wednesday Study Day
December 6, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 12, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 15, Saturday Commencement

January Interim

January 2, Wednesday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday-Saturday
January 21, Monday January Interim Ends

Second Semester

January 14, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 20, Sunday Residence halls open
January 23, Wednesday Classes begin
March 16, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 25, Monday Classes resume
May 7, Tuesday Last day of classes
May 8, Wednesday Study Day
May 9, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 15, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 19, Sunday Commencement

Summer Sessions

May 20, Monday May Interim I begins; May Interim II begins
No classes on Memorial Day Holiday
June 7, Friday May Interim I ends
June 10, Monday Summer Session I begins
No Classes on Fourth of July Holiday
July 12, Friday Summer Session I ends; May Interim II ends
July 15, Monday Summer Session II begins
August 16, Friday Summer Session II ends

2019-2020

First Semester

August 19, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 24, Saturday Residence halls open
August 28, Wednesday Classes begin
October 12, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 16, Wednesday Classes resume
November 27, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
December 2, Monday Classes resume
December 10, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 11, Wednesday Study Day
December 12, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 18, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 21, Saturday Commencement

January Interim

January 2, Thursday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday-Saturday
January 20, Monday January Interim Ends

Second Semester

January 13, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 19, Sunday Residence halls open
January 22, Wednesday Classes begin
March 14, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 23, Monday Classes resume
May 5, Tuesday Last day of classes
May 6, Wednesday Study Day
May 7, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 13, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 16, Saturday Commencement

Summer Sessions

May 18, Monday May Interim I begins; May Interim II begins
No classes on Memorial Day Holiday
June 5, Friday May Interim I ends
June 8, Monday Summer Session I begins
No Classes on Fourth of July Holiday
July 10, Friday Summer Session I ends; May Interim II ends
July 13, Monday Summer Session II begins
August 14, Friday Summer Session II ends