Academic Calendar

Download a four-year calendar (PDF) for 2015-19.

Graduate programs maintain individual schedules.

Fall 2015 Semester
August 29-31 New undergraduate student orientation
31 Fall registration
September 1 Fall classes begin, 8 am.
October 9-11 Homecoming and Family Weekend (Fri-Sun)
23 Mid-semester recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
28 Classes resume, 8 a.m.
November 24 Thanksgiving recess begins, 5:05 p.m.
30 Classes resume, 8 a.m.
December 14 Last day of classes
15 Final exams begin, 8 a.m.
18 Final exams end, 12:40 p.m.
Spring 2016 semester
January 10 New undergraduate student registration, 4 p.m.
11 Spring classes begin, 8 a.m.
March 4 Mid-semester recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
14 Classes resume, 8 a.m.
24 Easter recess begins, 5:05 p.m.
29 Classes resume, 8 a.m.
April 25 Last day of classes
26 Final exams begin, 8 a.m.
29 Final exams end, 12:40 p.m.
30 University baccalaureate, 7 p.m.
May 1 University commencement, 1 p.m.
Summer 2016 sessions
May 9-27 First term
May 31-June 17 Second term