Fall 2016

August 24 Wed. at 8:00am First-year residence halls open
August 24-28 Wed.-Sun. Orientation
August 27 Wed. First-year meal plans begin (included in Orientation)
August 27 Sat. at 8:00am Upperclass residence halls open
August 27 Sat. (8:00am-TBD) Upperclass check-in/key pick-up
August 27 Sat. at breakfast Upperclass meal plans begin
August 28 Sun. (Time TBD) Upperclass check-in/key pick-up
August 29 Mon. Classes begin
September 9 Fri. Last day to add classes or drop without grades or to change the grading option
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 Fri.-Sun. Homecoming Weekend
October 5-24 Wed.-Mon. Mid-semester reports due
October 10-11 Mon.-Tues. Reading Days
October 28 Fri. Fall Honors Day
October 28-30 Fri.-Sun. Family Weekend
November 10 Thurs. Fall Convocation (tentative)
November 11 Fri. Last day to withdraw from classes with grade "W"
November 22 Tues. at 5:00pm Thanksgiving recess beings
November 22 Tues. 5pm to 5:30pm Dinner for all students
November 23

Wed. at 10:00am

ALL residence halls close for Thanksgiving Break
November 27 Sun. at NOON ALL residence halls open
November 27 Sun. 4:30pm Dinner for all students
November 28 Mon. at 8:00am Thanksgiving recess ends
December 9 Fri. Last Day of classes
December 10 Sat. Reading Day
December 11-13 Sun. pm-Tues. Final Examinations
December 14 Wed. Reading Day
December 15-17 Thurs.-Sat. Final Examinations
December 17 Sat. 5:00pm-5:30pm Dinner for all students
December 18 Sun. 10:00am ALL residence halls close for Winter Break
December 19 Mon. All grades due

 

Spring 2017

January 21 Sat. at 9:00am All residence halls open for the semester
January 21

Sat. (9:00am-TBD)

Check-in key pick-up (CUB 250)
January 21 Sat. (breakfast) Meal plans begin for all students
January 22 Sun. (Time TBD) Check-in key pick-up (CUB 250)
January 23 Mon. Classes begin
February 3 Fri. Last day to add classes or drop without grades or to change the grading option
March 1-27 Wed.-Mon. Mid-semester reports due

March 10

Fri. at 5:00pm Spring recess begins
March 10 Fri. 5:00-5:30pm Dinner for all students
March 11 Sat. at 10:00am Residence halls close for Spring Break
March 19 Sun. at NOON Residence halls open
March 19 Sun. at 4:30pm Dinner for all students
March 20 Mon. at 8:00am Spring recess ends
April 7 Fri. Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
April 22 Sat. Get Acquainted Day
May 5 Fri. Last day of classes
May 5-6 Fri.-Sat. Celebration begins in the evening
May 6 Sat. Reading Day/Celebration Day
May 7-9 Sun. pm - Tues. Final examinations
May 10 Wed. Reading Day
May 11-13 Thurs.-Sat. Final examinations
May 13 Sat. 5:00-5:30pm Dinner for all students
May 14 Sun. at 10:00am All residence halls close for the semester
May 14 Sun. at 10:00am Senior week housing begins
May 15 Mon. All Grades due
May 15 Mon. at 4:00pm Summer housing begins
May 20 Sat, Spring Honors Day and Baccalaureate
May 21 Sat.-Sun. Commencement
May 22 Mon. at 10:00am Senior housing week ends
June 1-4 Thurs.-Sun. Alumni College and Reunion Weekend


Major Religious and Civic Holidays 2016-2017:

September 5 Mon. Labor Day (National)
Sept. 12-13 Mon.-Tues. Eid al-Adha (Islam)
October 2-4 Sun.-Tues. Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)
October 10 Mon. Columbus Day (National)
October 11-12 Tues.-Wed. Yom Kippur (Jewish)
October 16-23 Sun.-Sun. Sukkot (Jewish)
Oct. 30-Nov. 3 Sun.-Thurs. Diwali (Jain, Hindu, Sikh)
November 1 Tues. All Saints' Day (Christian)
November 11 Fri. Veterans Day (National)
November 24 Thurs. Thanksgiving (National)
Dec. 24-Jan. 1 Sat. pm - Sun. Hanukkah (Jewish)
December 25 Sun. Christmas (Christian)
January 1 Sun. New Year's Day (National)
January 16 Mon. Martin Luther King Day
January 28 Sat. Chinese New Year
February 20 Mon. President's Day (National)
March 1 Wed. Ash Wednesday (Christian)
March 12-13 Sun.-Mon. Purim (Jewish)
April 10-18 Mon.-Tues. Pesach [Passover] (Jewish)
April 13 Thurs. Maundy (Holy) Thursday (Christian)
April 14 Fri. Good [Holy] Friday (Christian)
April 16 Sun. Easter/Pascha (Christian)
May 27-June 25 Sat.-Sun. Ramadan (Islam)
May 29 Mon. Memorial Day (National)
June 25 Sun. Eid Al Fitr (Islam)
July 4 Tues. Fourth of July (National)