Academic Calendar

Draft Version
This is a DRAFT catalog for review and advising purposes. Items in this catalog draft are subject to change until the catalog for 2024-2025 academic year will be officially published on August 19th, 2024. The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution. Should changes in a program of study become necessary, those changes will be applied liberally by the institution while the catalog is in draft mode.

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

2023–2024

Fall Semester 2023

August 14, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 19, Saturday Residence halls open
August 23, Wednesday Fall Semester & Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
October 6, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes end
October 7, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 11, Wednesday Fall Classes resume
October 11, Wednesday Fall Session (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
October 13, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
October 16, Monday Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes begin
November 22, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
November 27, Monday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes resume
December 5, Tuesday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
December 6, Wednesday Study Day
December 7, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 13, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 16, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 am)

January Interim 2024

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

Spring Semester 2024

January 8, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 14, Sunday Residence halls open
January 17, Wednesday Spring Semester & Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
March 5, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes end
March 8, Friday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
March 9, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 12, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
March 18, Monday Spring Semester classes resume & Spring Session 2 (2nd half) begins
April 30, Tuesday Last day of Spring Semester and Spring Session 2 (2nd half) classes
May 1, Wednesday Study Day
May 2, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 8, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 11, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 AM)

Summer Semester 2024

May 13, Monday May Interim (3 weeks) begins
May 15, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 1 (1st half) begin
May 27, Monday No classes on Memorial Day Holiday
May 31, Friday May Interim (3 weeks) ends
June 26, Wednesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) classes end
June 28, Friday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
July 1, Monday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
July 3, Wednesday Summer Session 2 (2nd half) begins Tuesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
July 4, Thursday No classes on Fourth of July Holiday
August 14, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
August 16, Friday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades due 3 PM
August 20, Tuesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades posted

2024–2025

Fall Semester 2024

August 12, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 17, Saturday Residence halls open
August 21, Wednesday Fall Semester & Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
October 4, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes end
October 5, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 9, Wednesday Fall Classes resume
October 9, Wednesday Fall Session (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
October 11, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
October 14, Monday Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes begin
November 27, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
December 2, Monday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes resume
December 3, Tuesday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
December 4, Wednesday Study Day
December 5, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 11, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 14, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 am)

January Interim 2025 

January 2, Thursday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday – Saturday
January 20, Monday Final Examinations; January Interim ends
January 21, Tuesday Grades due by 3 PM

Spring Semester 2025

January 13, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 19, Sunday Residence halls open
January 22, Wednesday Spring Semester & Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
March 11, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes end
March 14, Friday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
March 15, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 18, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
March 24, Monday Spring Semester classes resume & Spring Session 2 (2nd half) begins
May 6, Tuesday Spring Semester and Spring Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
May 7, Wednesday Study Day
May 8, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 14, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 17, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 AM)

Summer Semester 2025

May 19, Monday May Interim (3 weeks) begins
May 21, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 1 (1st half) begin
May 26, Monday No classes on Memorial Day Holiday
June 6, Friday May Interim (3 weeks) ends
June 9, Monday May Interim (3 weeks) grades due by 3 PM
July 2, Wednesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) classes end
July 3, Thursday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
July 4, Friday No classes on Fourth of July Holiday
July 8, Tuesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
July 9, Wednesday Summer Session 2 (2nd half) begins
August 20, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
August 22, Friday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades due 3 PM
August 26, Tuesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades posted

2025–2026

Fall Semester 2025

August 18, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 23, Saturday Residence halls open
August 27, Wednesday Fall Semester & Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
October 10, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes end
October 11, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 15, Wednesday Fall Classes resume
October 15, Wednesday Fall Session (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
October 17, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
October 20, Monday Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes begin
November 26, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
December 1, Monday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes resume
December 9, Tuesday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
December 10, Wednesday Study Day
December 11, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 17, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 20, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 am)

January Interim 2026 

January 2, Friday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday – Saturday
January 19, Monday January Interim ends
January 20, Tuesday Grades due by 3 PM

Spring Semester 2026

January 12, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 18, Sunday Residence halls open
January 21, Wednesday Spring Semester & Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
March 10, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes end
March 13, Friday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
March 14, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 17, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
March 23, Monday Spring Semester classes resume & Spring Session 2 (2nd half) begins
May 5, Tuesday Spring Semester and Spring Session 2 (2nd half) classes
May 6, Wednesday Study Day
May 7, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 13, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 16, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 AM)

Summer Semester 2026

May 18, Monday May Interim (3 weeks) begins
May 20, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 1 (1st half) begin
May 25, Monday No classes on Memorial Day Holiday
June 5, Friday May Interim (3 weeks) ends
June 8, Monday May Interim (3 weeks) grades due by 3 PM
July 1, Wednesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) classes end
July 2, Thursday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
July 3, Friday No classes on Fourth of July Holiday (observed)
July 7, Tuesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
July 8, Wednesday Summer Session 2 (2nd half) begins
August 19, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
August 21, Friday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades due 3 PM
August 25, Tuesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades posted

2026–2027

Fall Semester 2026

August 17, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 22, Saturday Residence halls open
August 26, Wednesday Fall Semester & Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
October 9, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) classes end
October 10, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 14, Wednesday Fall Classes resume
October 14, Wednesday Fall Session (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
October 16, Friday Fall Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
October 19, Monday Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes begin
November 25, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
November 30, Monday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes resume
December 8, Tuesday Fall Semester and Fall Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
December 9, Wednesday Study Day
December 10, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 16, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 19, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 am)

January Interim 2027 

January 4, Monday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday – Saturday
January 18, Monday January Interim ends
January 19, Tuesday Grades due by 3 PM

Spring Semester 2027

January 11, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 17, Sunday Residence halls open
January 20, Wednesday Spring Semester & Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes begin
March 9, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) classes end
March 12, Friday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
March 13, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 16, Tuesday Spring Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
March 22, Monday Spring Semester classes resume & Spring Session 2 (2nd half) begins
May 4, Tuesday Spring Semester and Spring Session 2 (2nd half) classes
May 5, Wednesday Study Day
May 6, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 12, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 15, Saturday Commencement (grades due by 10 AM)

Summer Semester 2027

May 17, Monday May Interim (3 weeks) begins
May 19, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 1 (1st half) begin
May 31, Monday No classes on Memorial Day Holiday
June 4, Friday May Interim (3 weeks) ends
June 7, Monday May Interim (3 weeks) grades due by 3 PM
June 30, Wednesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) classes end
July 2, Friday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades due by 3 PM
July 5, Monday No classes on Fourth of July Holiday (observed)
July 6, Tuesday Summer Session 1 (1st half) grades posted
July 7, Wednesday Summer Session 2 (2nd half) begins
August 18, Wednesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) classes end
August 20, Friday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades due 3 PM
August 24, Tuesday Summer Semester & Summer Session 2 (2nd half) grades posted