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2016-17 Academic Calendar

 Approved January 26, 2015

 
SUMMER TERM 2016
June 20
Monday
Beginning of university year
Beginning of summer term - classes begin
July 1 Friday End of second week of instruction

July 4

Monday Academic holiday - Independence Day Observed
July 11
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
August 8
Monday
End of seventh week of instruction
August 26 Friday Last day of classes for 10-week session
August 29- September 2 Monday-Friday Final examination period
September 2
Friday
End of summer term
September 3-14
Saturday-Wednesday
Academic holiday
 
FALL TERM 2016
September 15
Thursday
Beginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 22
Thursday
Fall term classes begin
October 5
Wednesday
End of second week of instruction
October 12
Wednesday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
November 9
Wednesday
End of seventh week of instruction
November 11
Friday
Academic holiday - Veterans Day Observed
November 21 - 27
Monday-Sunday
Academic holiday - Thanksgiving
December 9
Friday
Last day of classes
December 12 - 16
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
December 17
Saturday
Mid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 18 - January 8
Sunday-Sunday
Academic holiday
 
WINTER TERM 2017
January 9
Monday
Beginning of winter term - classes begin
January 16 Monday Academic holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday observed
January 23
Monday
End of second week of instruction
January 30
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
February 20
Monday
Academic holiday -  Washington's Birthday observed
February 21 Tuesday Classes follow a Monday schedule
February 28
Tuesday
End of seventh week of instruction
March 17
Friday
Last day of classes
March 20 - 24
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
March 27
Monday
Evaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 28 - April 2
Tuesday-Sunday
Academic holiday
 
SPRING TERM 2017
April 3
Monday
Beginning of spring term - classes begin
April 14
Friday
End of second week of instruction
April 21
Friday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
May 19
Friday
End of seventh week of instruction
May 29
Monday
Academic holiday - Memorial Day observed
June 9 Friday Last day of classes
June 12 - 16
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
June 17 - 18
Saturday-Sunday

 

Commencement
End of spring term
End of university year (faculty only)
SUMMARY OF CALENDAR DAYS
  Academic Year (fws)
     Summer  2016    Fall  2016   Winter 2017   Spring 2017
Beginning Year/Term
--  
5
-- 
--
MWF Days 
29
30
29
29
TR Days
20
21
19
20
Total Qtr Instructional Days
49
51
48
49
Exams
--
5
5
5
Commencement
--
1
--
1
Evaluation Day
--
--
1
--
Total Qtr Academic Work Days
49
62
54
55
  • Total Academic Year Instructional Days (F-W-Sp) = 148
  • Total Academic Year Work Days (F-W-Sp) = 171

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