Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Summer Semester - 2016
Summer Session I, III Begins May 16
Last Day to Add/Drop Summer I, III Classes May 23
Memorial Day (University Closed) May 28-30
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Classes June 20
Summer Session I Ends June 27
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(Summer II & III Completion)
July 1
Independence Day (University Closed) July 2-4
Summer Session II Begins July 5
Last Day to Add/Drop Summer II Classes July 12
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II, III Classes August 8
Summer Session II & III End August 15
Fall Semester - 2016
Classes Begin Monday, August 29
Labor Day (University Closed) September 3-5
Last Day to Add Classes September 6
Saturday Classes Begin September 10
Last Day to Drop Classes September 13
Last Day to Add/Drop Saturday Classes September 17
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrads (Fall Completion) October 1
Mid-Term Examinations October 10-15
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes November 16
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) November 23
Thanksgiving Holidays (University Closed) November 24-26
Christmas Rose December 2
Last Day of Saturday Classes December 10
Semester Examinations December 12-16
Winterim 2016
Last Day to Add/Drop Winterim Classes December 22 (12 Noon)
Classes Begin December 26
Classes End January 2
Spring Semester - 2017
University Reopens January 2
Classes Begin January 9
Saturday Classes Begin January 14
Last Day to Add Classes January 16
Last Day to Add/Drop Saturday Classes January 21
Last Day to Drop Classes January 23
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(Spring completion)
February 1
Mid-Term Examinations February 13-18
Spring Break March 6-11
Easter Break (No Classes) April 13, 17
Easter Break (University Closed) April 14-15
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes April 5
Semester Examinations May 1-5
Last Saturday Class April 29
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrads
(Summer 1 Completion)
May 1
Commencement May 9
Summer Session - 2017
Summer Session I, III Begins May 15
Last Day to Add/Drop Summer I, III Classes May 22
Memorial Day (University Closed) May 27-29
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Classes June 19
Summer Session I Ends June 26
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students 
(Summer II & III Completion)
July 1
Independence Day (University Closed) July 4
Summer Session II Begins July 5
Last Day to Add/Drop Summer II Classes July 12
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer III Classes  July 7
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II Classes   August 8
Summer Session II & III End August 15
Extended Learning Programs Academic Calendar
Fall 2016
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for Fall Completion)
October 1
16FAX51 Fall I 5 Week August 22 - September 26
16FAX81 Fall I 8 Week August 22 - October 17
16FAX52 Fall II 5 Week September 27 - October 31
16FAX82 Fall II 8 Week October 18 - December 19
16FAX53 Fall III 5 Week November 1 - December 12
Thanksgiving Break - Extended Learning
(No Classes)
November 21-26
Spring 2017
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for Spring Completion)
February 1
17SPX51 Spring I 5 Week January 2 - February 3
17SPX81 Spring I 8 Week January 2 - February 24
17SPX52 Spring II 5 Week February 6- March 10
17SPX82 Spring II 8 Week February 27 - April 28
17SPX53 Spring III 5 Week March 13 - April 20
Commencement May 9
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for June Completion)
May 1
Summer 2017
17SUX51 Summer I 5 Week April 24 - May 26
17SUX81 Summer I 8 Week May 1 - June 26
17SUX52 Summer II 5 Week May 30 - July 3
Last Day to Petition to Graduate for Grad/Undergrad Students
(for August Completion)
July 1
17SUX82 Summer II 8 Week June 27 - August 22
17SUX53 Summer III 5 Week July 5 - August 8