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Academic Calendar for Fall 2016


Activity or Event

August 24 – 25 (Wednesday – Thursday)

Last Days for Registration Activities

August 25 (Thursday)

Faculty and Staff Convocation (9:30am)

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 -(1pm) No classes beginning after 12 noon

 October 11 (Tuesday)

Last day to submit a grade OR grade extension for incompletes (for Spring semester or Summer)

October 27 (Thursday)

Last day to withdrawal

 November 6 (Sunday)

Open House (12-3pm)

November 15 (Tuesday)

AM Governance Meeting – (9:30am) No classes beginning before 12 noon

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 20 (Tuesday)

Semester Ends

January 23 (Monday)

January 24 (Tuesday) snow date

Winter Commencement

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 for religious observances. Special arrangements must be made 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 are designated as campus study days. Any study day may be utilized as a campus make-up day at the discretion of the campus administration. An individual make-up day may be utilized at the discretion of an individual instructor.