May 31, 2020  
2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar and Deadlines



Fall 2016

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Fall 2016 continuing student registration April 11-August 30
Fall 2016 new student registration May 2-August 30
New Student Orientation August 25-28
1st $40 late registration fee begins August 31
Class schedules of non-paid students are canceled September 1
Weekend classes begin September 2
Deadline to apply for fall 2016 graduation September 2
Labor Day observed (University closed) September 5
2nd $40 late registration fee begins September 12
Deadline to submit a spring 2017 graduation application November 4
Registration for spring semester 2017 begins November 7
Election Day (University closed) November 8
Veteran’s Day observed (University closed) November 11
Thanksgiving recess (no classes) November 21-25
Thanksgiving observed (University closed) November 24-25

Block 1

Classes begin August 29
Last day to exchange or add block 1 August 30
Last day to drop a block 1 class with a grade of “W” September 9
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript September 16
Block ends September 21
Block break (no classes) September 22-23
Final grades due from faculty September 28

Block 2

Classes begin September 26
Last day to exchange or add block 2 September 27
Last day to drop a block 2 class with a grade of “W” October 7
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” October 7*
Block ends October 19
Block break (no classes) October 20-21
Final grades due from faculty October 26

Block 3

Classes begin October 24
Last day to exchange or add block 3 October 25
Last day to drop a block 3 class with a grade of “W” November 4
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” November 4*
Block ends November 17
Block break (no classes) November 18-19
Final grades due from faculty November 23

Block 4

Classes begin  November 28
Last day to exchange or add block 4 November 29
Last day to drop a block 4 class with a grade of “W” December 9
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” December 9*
Block/Semester ends December 21
Final grades due from faculty November 28

Full Semester

Classes begin August 24
Last day to add a full semester course September 9
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) September 16
Last day to drop all full term classes with grade of “W” December 9*
Semester ends December 21
Final grades due from faculty December 28

* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended

Spring 2017

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Deadline to submit spring 2016 graduation application November 4
Spring 2017 continuing student registration November 7-January 10
Spring 2017 new student registration November 28-January 10
New Student Orientation January 6
1st $40 late registration fee begins January 11
Class schedules of non-paid students are canceled January 12
Weekend classes begin January 13
Martin Luther King Day observed (University closed) January 16
2nd $40 late registration fee begins January 23
President’s Day observed (University closed) February 20
Spring Break (no classes) March 6-10
Deadline for Commencement Participation forms March 17
Deadline for summer 2017 graduation applications March 20
Deadline for early commencement participation appeals March 31
Fall and summer 2017 continuing student registration begins April 10
Fall and summer 2017 new student registration begins May 1
120th Annual Commencement May 6

Block 5

Classes begin January 9
Last day to exchange or add block 5 January 10
Last day to drop a block 5 class with a grade of “W” January 20*
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) January 27
Block ends February 1
Block break (no classes) February 2-3
Final grades due from faculty February 8

Block 6

Classes begin February 6
Last day to exchange or add block 6 February 7
Last day to drop a block 6 class with a grade of “W” February 17
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” February 17*
Block ends March 2
Block break (no classes) March 3
Final grades due from faculty March 9

Block 7

Classes begin March 13
Last day to exchange or add block 7 March 14
Last day to drop a block 7 class with a grade of “W” March 24
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” March 24*
Block ends April 5
Block break (no classes) April 6-7
Final grades due from faculty April 12

Block 8

Classes begin April 10
Last day to exchange or add block 8 April 11
Last day to drop a block 8 class with a grade of “W” April 21
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” April 21*
Block/Semester ends May 3
Final grades due from faculty May 10

Full Semester

Classes begin January 9
Last day to add a full semester course January 20
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) January 27
Last day to drop all full term classes with grade of “W” April 21*
Semester ends May 3
Final grades due from faculty May 10

* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended

Summer 2017

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Deadline to submit a summer 2017 graduation application March 20
Summer 2017 continuing student registration April 10-May 16
Summer 2017 new student registration May 1-May 16
$40 late registration fee begins May 17
Class schedules for non-paid students canceled May 18
Weekend classes begin May 19
Memorial Day observed (University closed) May 29
Independence Day observed (University closed) July 24

Block A

Classes begin May 15
Last day to exchange or add block A May 16
Last day to drop a block A class with a grade of “W” May 26*
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) June 2
Block ends June 7
Block break (no classes) June 8-9
Final grades due from faculty June 14

Block AB

Classes begin May 15
Last day to exchange or add block AB May 16
Last day to drop a block AB class with a grade of “W” May 26
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” May 26*
Block ends July 5
Block break (no classes) July 6-7
Final grades due from faculty July 12

Block B

Classes begin June 12
Last day to exchange or add block B June 13
Last day to drop a block B class with a grade of “W” June 23
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” June 23*
Block ends July 5
Block break (no classes) July 6-7
Final grades due from faculty July 12

Block BC

Classes begin June 12
Last day to exchange or add block BC June 13
Last day to drop a block BC class with a grade of “W” June 23
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” June 23*
Block ends August 2
Final grades due from faculty August 9

Block C

Classes begin July 10
Last day to exchange or add block C July 11
Last day to drop a block C class with a grade of “W” July 21
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” July 21*
Block ends August 2
Final grades due from faculty August 9

Full Semester (Block A-C)

Classes begin May 15
Last day to add a full semester course May 26
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) June 2
Last day to drop all full term classes with grade of “W” July 21*
Semester ends August 2
Final grades due from faculty August 9

* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended