​2016–2017 Academic Year Calendar

The academic calendar lists important dates and deadlines for the fall and spring semesters, as well as summer sessions.

Spring 2017
Tuesday, January 3
Registration for new graduate students
Friday, January 13
Winterlude ends
Saturday, January 14
Registration for new and returning graduate students who did not previously register, and new and readmitted undergraduate students
Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, January 17
First day of classes/extended campus classes
Tuesday, January 17-Tuesday, January 24
Late registration & schedule adjustment
Tuesday, January 24
Add deadline*
Tuesday, January 31
Grading option deadline to elect or rescind pass/fail or audit
Tuesday, February 7
Financial deadline to drop class*
Tuesday, February 28
Mid-semester progress reports due from faculty
Tuesday, March 7
Midterm
Sunday, March 12-Sunday, March 19
Spring Break (no classes, university offices open)
Tuesday, March 21
Academic drop deadline*
Wednesday, March 22
Registration for Summer 2017
Thursday, March 30-Wednesday, May 10
Registration for Fall 2017
Tuesday, April 18
Withdrawal deadline*
Tuesday, May 2
Last day of classes
Wednesday, May 3; Saturday, May 6; Sunday, May 7
Reading days
Thursday, May 4; Friday, May 5; Monday, May 8-Wednesday, May 10
Final examinations
Wednesday, May 10
Last day of the semester
Thursday, May 11
Last day of extended campus classes
Saturday, May 13; Sunday, May 14
Commencement weekend
Sunday, May 14
Degree award date
Tuesday, May 16
Final grades due from faculty
Summer 2017
Monday, May 15-Friday, May 26
Maymester
Monday, May 22-Friday, June 30
Summer Session I
Friday, June 30
Degree award date
Monday, May 22-Friday, August 11
Combined Summer Session
Monday, May 29
Memorial Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Monday, July 3-Friday, August 11
Summer Session II
Tuesday, July 4
Independence Day (no classes, university offices closed)
Friday, August 25
Degree award date
Fall 2017
Tuesday, August 1
Registration for new graduate students
Monday August 14-Friday August 18
Schedule adjustment for returning undergraduate students
Saturday, August 26 & Sunday, August 27
Registration for new and readmitted undergraduate students
Monday, August 28
First day of classes/Extended Campus Classes
Monday, August 28-Tuesday, September 5
Late registration & Schedule adjustment
Monday, September 4
Labor Day (no classes, University offices closed)
Tuesday, September 5
Add deadline*
Monday, September 11
Grading option deadline to elect or rescind pass/fail or audit
Monday, September 18
Financial deadline to drop class*
Monday, October 9
Mid-Semester progress reports due from faculty
Monday, October 16
Midterm
Monday, October 23
Academic drop deadline*
Wednesday, November 8-Tuesday, January 23
Registration for Spring 2018
Wednesday, November 8
Registration for Winterlude begins
Friday, November 17
Withdrawal deadline*
Sunday, November 19-Sunday, November 26
Thanksgiving Break (no classes, University offices open Mon. throughWed.)
Friday, December 8
Last day of classes
Saturday, December 9, Sunday, December 10; Tuesday, December 12 and Thursday, December 14 (a.m. only)
Reading days
Monday, December 11; Wednesday, December 13; Friday, December 15; Tuesday, December 12 and Thursday, December 14 (p.m. only)
Final examinations
Thursday, December 14
Last day of Extended Campus classes
Friday, December 15
Last day of the semester
Monday, December 18
Winterlude begins
Thursday, December 21
Final grades due from faculty
Friday, December 22
Degree Award Date

*Classes that do not follow the regular semester calendar may have deadlines that vary from these dates. Contact the appropriate department that offers these classes or programs for additional information. All dates may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.