Academic Calendar

2016 – 2017

This calendar shows academic events of note for the college campus. Please visit the administrative calendar for administrative information.

FALL SEMESTER 2016
August
18 Thursday Fall registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
24 Wednesday Opening Convocation
26 Friday Fall waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers
29 Monday Fall classes begin
31 Wednesday First-Year Convocation
September
5 Monday Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
12MondayLast day for adding or dropping courses without a charge
October
10MondayColumbus Day (college closed, library open--holiday hours)
15 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
26 WednesdayMidsemester grades due by noon
November
4 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission
7 Monday Spring/Early Spring registration begins for degree candidates
8 Tuesday Election Day – (college closed, library closed)
11 Friday Veterans Day (college closed, library open--holiday hours)
23 Wednesday Friday classes meet
24 Thursday Thanksgiving recess begins
28 Monday Classes resume: Early Spring registration begins for nondegree students (contact Records office)
December
3 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
5 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree graduate students
12 MondayFall semester classes end
13 TuesdayFinal examinations begin
19 MondayFinal examinations end
20 TuesdaySnow date for final examinations
EARLY SPRING 2017
26 Monday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
27 Tuesday Grades due by noon; Early Spring classes begin
SPRING SEMESTER 2017
January
2 Monday New Year’s Day observed (college closed, library closed)
4 WednesdayNew student orientation begins
11Wednesday Spring registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
13 Friday

Early Spring classes end; Spring waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers

16 MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed, library closed)
17 Tuesday Spring classes begin
30 Monday Last day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge
February
20MondayPresident’s Day (classes will be held)
Summer registration begins for degree students
25 SaturdayEmergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
27 Monday Summer registration begins for non-degree students
March
6 Monday Spring recess begins
13MondayClasses resume
15 Wednesday Midsemester grades due
24 FridayLast day to withdraw from courses without permission
April
3 Monday Fall registration begins for degree students
26 WednesdayCap and Gown Convocation
29 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
May
1 MondaySpring semester classes end
2 TuesdayFinal examinations begin
8 MondayFinal examinations end
10 Wednesday Grades due by 4 p.m.
12 Friday Summer Session I waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers
13 Saturday Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement
SUMMER SESSIONS 2017
15 Monday Summer Session I begins
19 FridayLast day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge (Summer Session I)
29MondayMemorial Day (college closed, library closed)
June
23Friday Summer Session I ends;  Summer Session II waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers
26Monday Summer Session II begins
July
4 Tuesday Independence Day (college closed, library closed)
5 Wednesday Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge (Summer Session II)
August
4FridaySummer Session II ends
7MondayVictory Day (college closed, library closed)
NOTE: Calendar subject to change
PEC Approved – 10/08/15
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Page last updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2016