Academic Calendar for Fall 2016


Activity or Event

August 24 – 25 (Wednesday – Thursday)

Registration Activities

August 25 (Thursday)

Faculty and Staff Convocation

August 29 (Monday)

Classes begin

September 2 (Friday)

*Last day for schedule changes

September 3 (Saturday)

No Classes

September 5 (Monday)

No Classes (Labor Day)

September 10 (Saturday)

Accelerated Saturday classes begin

September 27 (Tuesday)

PM Governance Meeting -

No classes afternoon classes

October 27 (Thursday)

Last day to withdrawal

November 15 (Tuesday)

AM Governance Meeting – No AM classes

November 6 (Sunday)

Open House

November 19 (Saturday)

Accelerated Saturday classes end (Final Exam)

November 23 – 26

No Classes (Thanksgiving holiday)

December 9 (Friday)

Last Day of Classes

December 12 – 13 (Monday – Tuesday)

Study Days/Make-up Days

December 14 – 20 (Wednesday – Tuesday)

**Final Exam / Evaluation Period


December 22 (Thursday)

December 23 (Friday) snow date

Winter Commencement

December 20 (Friday)

Semester Ends

Accelerated Saturday classes meet 11 times and meet for 68 minutes for each hour of instruction.

Saturday classes meet 14 times during the semester and meet for 54 minutes for each hour of instruction.

Special arrangements must be made between a student and instructor or between a faculty or staff member and his/her department chair or supervisor, for religious observances.

*For Financial Refund schedule, refer to the Student Accounts Web page.

**December 12 and 13,2016 may be utilized as campus study/make-up days, at the discretion of campus administration.