Chatham University

Academic Calendar

Click on a semester to view important dates. Please note the start and end dates of all classes, as well as the add/drop and withdrawal deadlines. Dates vary for six, seven, eight, and twelve-week sessions.

Academic Year 2014-2015

+ 2014 Fall Semester

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2014 Fall Semester 08/24/2014
First Day of Classes 2014 Fall Semester 08/25/2014
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2014 Fall Semester 09/01/2014
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2014 Fall Semester 09/02/2014
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 09/29/2014
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend break for 7-week courses) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014 - 10/14/2014
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/15/2014
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/22/2014
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/03/2014
Registration Opens 2014 Fall Semester 11/04/2014 - 11/07/2014
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/18/2014
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 11/26/2014 - 11/30/2014
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Final Exams 2014 Fall Semester 12/08/2014 - 12/11/2014
Commencement (7 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/12/2014
Grades due (5 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/15/2014
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/05/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/12/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day (no classes) 2015 Spring Semester 01/19/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/09/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/23/2015
First Day of Classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/24/2015
Midterm Grades Deadline 2015 Spring Semester 02/27/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/03/2015
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/14) 2015 Spring Semester 03/08/2015 - 03/13/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/23/2015
Easter weekend (no Saturday classes) 2015 Spring Semester 04/04/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 04/06/2015
Closing Convocation 2015 Spring Semester 04/14/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Spring Semester 04/20/2015
Final Exams 2015 Spring Semester 04/22/2015 - 04/25/2015
First day of classes 2015 Maymester 04/27/2015
Add/drop period ends 2015 Maymester 04/29/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 week; 14 week) 2015 Spring Semester 04/29/2015
University Day & Buckets & Blossoms 2015 Spring Semester 05/01/2015
First day of classes (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/04/2015
Last day to withdraw 2015 Maymester 05/08/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 05/11/2015
Last day of classes 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Grades due, noon 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Commencement 10 AM (Soliders and Sailors) 2015 Maymester 05/18/2015
First day of classes (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/18/2015
Memorial Day -- no classes 2015 Summer Session 05/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/26/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/22/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/23/2015
Grades due, noon (1st 7 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 06/29/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/30/2015
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 08/10/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 weeks, 12 weeks, 14 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 08/17/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 01/16/2016

+ 2015 Spring Semester

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2014 Fall Semester 08/24/2014
First Day of Classes 2014 Fall Semester 08/25/2014
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2014 Fall Semester 09/01/2014
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2014 Fall Semester 09/02/2014
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 09/29/2014
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend break for 7-week courses) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014 - 10/14/2014
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/15/2014
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/22/2014
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/03/2014
Registration Opens 2014 Fall Semester 11/04/2014 - 11/07/2014
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/18/2014
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 11/26/2014 - 11/30/2014
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Final Exams 2014 Fall Semester 12/08/2014 - 12/11/2014
Commencement (7 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/12/2014
Grades due (5 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/15/2014
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/05/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/12/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day (no classes) 2015 Spring Semester 01/19/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/09/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/23/2015
First Day of Classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/24/2015
Midterm Grades Deadline 2015 Spring Semester 02/27/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/03/2015
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/14) 2015 Spring Semester 03/08/2015 - 03/13/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/23/2015
Easter weekend (no Saturday classes) 2015 Spring Semester 04/04/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 04/06/2015
Closing Convocation 2015 Spring Semester 04/14/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Spring Semester 04/20/2015
Final Exams 2015 Spring Semester 04/22/2015 - 04/25/2015
First day of classes 2015 Maymester 04/27/2015
Add/drop period ends 2015 Maymester 04/29/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 week; 14 week) 2015 Spring Semester 04/29/2015
University Day & Buckets & Blossoms 2015 Spring Semester 05/01/2015
First day of classes (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/04/2015
Last day to withdraw 2015 Maymester 05/08/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 05/11/2015
Last day of classes 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Grades due, noon 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Commencement 10 AM (Soliders and Sailors) 2015 Maymester 05/18/2015
First day of classes (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/18/2015
Memorial Day -- no classes 2015 Summer Session 05/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/26/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/22/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/23/2015
Grades due, noon (1st 7 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 06/29/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/30/2015
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 08/10/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 weeks, 12 weeks, 14 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 08/17/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 01/16/2016

+ 2015 Maymester

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2014 Fall Semester 08/24/2014
First Day of Classes 2014 Fall Semester 08/25/2014
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2014 Fall Semester 09/01/2014
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2014 Fall Semester 09/02/2014
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 09/29/2014
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend break for 7-week courses) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014 - 10/14/2014
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/15/2014
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/22/2014
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/03/2014
Registration Opens 2014 Fall Semester 11/04/2014 - 11/07/2014
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/18/2014
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 11/26/2014 - 11/30/2014
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Final Exams 2014 Fall Semester 12/08/2014 - 12/11/2014
Commencement (7 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/12/2014
Grades due (5 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/15/2014
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/05/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/12/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day (no classes) 2015 Spring Semester 01/19/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/09/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/23/2015
First Day of Classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/24/2015
Midterm Grades Deadline 2015 Spring Semester 02/27/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/03/2015
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/14) 2015 Spring Semester 03/08/2015 - 03/13/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/23/2015
Easter weekend (no Saturday classes) 2015 Spring Semester 04/04/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 04/06/2015
Closing Convocation 2015 Spring Semester 04/14/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Spring Semester 04/20/2015
Final Exams 2015 Spring Semester 04/22/2015 - 04/25/2015
First day of classes 2015 Maymester 04/27/2015
Add/drop period ends 2015 Maymester 04/29/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 week; 14 week) 2015 Spring Semester 04/29/2015
University Day & Buckets & Blossoms 2015 Spring Semester 05/01/2015
First day of classes (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/04/2015
Last day to withdraw 2015 Maymester 05/08/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 05/11/2015
Last day of classes 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Grades due, noon 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Commencement 10 AM (Soliders and Sailors) 2015 Maymester 05/18/2015
First day of classes (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/18/2015
Memorial Day -- no classes 2015 Summer Session 05/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/26/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/22/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/23/2015
Grades due, noon (1st 7 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 06/29/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/30/2015
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 08/10/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 weeks, 12 weeks, 14 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 08/17/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 01/16/2016

+ 2015 Summer Session

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2014 Fall Semester 08/24/2014
First Day of Classes 2014 Fall Semester 08/25/2014
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2014 Fall Semester 09/01/2014
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2014 Fall Semester 09/02/2014
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 09/29/2014
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend break for 7-week courses) 2014 Fall Semester 10/13/2014 - 10/14/2014
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/15/2014
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 10/22/2014
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/03/2014
Registration Opens 2014 Fall Semester 11/04/2014 - 11/07/2014
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 11/18/2014
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 11/26/2014 - 11/30/2014
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2014 Fall Semester 12/06/2014
Final Exams 2014 Fall Semester 12/08/2014 - 12/11/2014
Commencement (7 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/12/2014
Grades due (5 PM) 2014 Fall Semester 12/15/2014
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/05/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 01/12/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day (no classes) 2015 Spring Semester 01/19/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/09/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/23/2015
First Day of Classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 02/24/2015
Midterm Grades Deadline 2015 Spring Semester 02/27/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/03/2015
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/14) 2015 Spring Semester 03/08/2015 - 03/13/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 03/23/2015
Easter weekend (no Saturday classes) 2015 Spring Semester 04/04/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Spring Semester 04/06/2015
Closing Convocation 2015 Spring Semester 04/14/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Spring Semester 04/20/2015
Final Exams 2015 Spring Semester 04/22/2015 - 04/25/2015
First day of classes 2015 Maymester 04/27/2015
Add/drop period ends 2015 Maymester 04/29/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 week; 14 week) 2015 Spring Semester 04/29/2015
University Day & Buckets & Blossoms 2015 Spring Semester 05/01/2015
First day of classes (14-week session and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/04/2015
Last day to withdraw 2015 Maymester 05/08/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 05/11/2015
Last day of classes 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Grades due, noon 2015 Maymester 05/15/2015
Commencement 10 AM (Soliders and Sailors) 2015 Maymester 05/18/2015
First day of classes (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/18/2015
Memorial Day -- no classes 2015 Summer Session 05/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2015 Summer Session 05/26/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/22/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/23/2015
Grades due, noon (1st 7 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 06/29/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Summer Session 06/30/2015
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2015 Summer Session 08/10/2015
Grades due, noon (2nd 7 weeks, 12 weeks, 14 weeks) 2015 Summer Session 08/17/2015
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2014 Fall Semester 01/16/2016

Academic Year 2015-2016

+ 2015 Fall Semester

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2015 Fall Semester 08/30/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Fall Semester 08/31/2015
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2015 Fall Semester 09/07/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 09/08/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/05/2015
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend for 7-week courses) 2015 Fall Semester 10/12/2015 - 10/13/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/19/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/21/2015
Family & Friends Weekend 2015 Fall Semester 10/23/2015 - 10/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/28/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/09/2015
Registration Opens 2015 Fall Semester 11/17/2015 - 11/20/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/24/2015
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2015 Fall Semester 11/25/2015 - 11/29/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 12/12/2015
Final Exams 2015 Fall Semester 12/14/2015 - 12/17/2015
Commencement (7 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
Grades due (5 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/04/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/08/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/22/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/23/2016
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/12) 2016 Spring Semester 03/06/2016 - 03/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 03/21/2016
Easter weekend (No Saturday classes) 2016 Spring Semester 03/26/2016
Closing Convocation 2016 Spring Semester 04/12/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 04/18/2016
Final Exams 2016 Spring Semester 04/20/2016 - 04/23/2016
First day of classes 2016 Maymester 04/25/2016
Add/drop period ends 2016 Maymester 04/27/2016
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes are in session) 2016 Spring Semester 04/29/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 05/02/2016
Last day to withdraw 2016 Maymester 05/06/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/09/2016
Last day of classes 2016 Maymester 05/13/2016
Commencement 2016 Maymester 05/16/2016
First day of classes (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/16/2016
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/23/2016
Memorial Day -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 05/30/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/20/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/21/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/28/2016
4th of July -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 07/04/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 112-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 08/08/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 08/18/2016

+ 2016 Spring Semester

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2015 Fall Semester 08/30/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Fall Semester 08/31/2015
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2015 Fall Semester 09/07/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 09/08/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/05/2015
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend for 7-week courses) 2015 Fall Semester 10/12/2015 - 10/13/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/19/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/21/2015
Family & Friends Weekend 2015 Fall Semester 10/23/2015 - 10/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/28/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/09/2015
Registration Opens 2015 Fall Semester 11/17/2015 - 11/20/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/24/2015
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2015 Fall Semester 11/25/2015 - 11/29/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 12/12/2015
Final Exams 2015 Fall Semester 12/14/2015 - 12/17/2015
Commencement (7 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
Grades due (5 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/04/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/08/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/22/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/23/2016
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/12) 2016 Spring Semester 03/06/2016 - 03/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 03/21/2016
Easter weekend (No Saturday classes) 2016 Spring Semester 03/26/2016
Closing Convocation 2016 Spring Semester 04/12/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 04/18/2016
Final Exams 2016 Spring Semester 04/20/2016 - 04/23/2016
First day of classes 2016 Maymester 04/25/2016
Add/drop period ends 2016 Maymester 04/27/2016
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes are in session) 2016 Spring Semester 04/29/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 05/02/2016
Last day to withdraw 2016 Maymester 05/06/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/09/2016
Last day of classes 2016 Maymester 05/13/2016
Commencement 2016 Maymester 05/16/2016
First day of classes (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/16/2016
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/23/2016
Memorial Day -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 05/30/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/20/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/21/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/28/2016
4th of July -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 07/04/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 112-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 08/08/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 08/18/2016

+ 2016 Maymester

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2015 Fall Semester 08/30/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Fall Semester 08/31/2015
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2015 Fall Semester 09/07/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 09/08/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/05/2015
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend for 7-week courses) 2015 Fall Semester 10/12/2015 - 10/13/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/19/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/21/2015
Family & Friends Weekend 2015 Fall Semester 10/23/2015 - 10/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/28/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/09/2015
Registration Opens 2015 Fall Semester 11/17/2015 - 11/20/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/24/2015
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2015 Fall Semester 11/25/2015 - 11/29/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 12/12/2015
Final Exams 2015 Fall Semester 12/14/2015 - 12/17/2015
Commencement (7 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
Grades due (5 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/04/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/08/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/22/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/23/2016
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/12) 2016 Spring Semester 03/06/2016 - 03/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 03/21/2016
Easter weekend (No Saturday classes) 2016 Spring Semester 03/26/2016
Closing Convocation 2016 Spring Semester 04/12/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 04/18/2016
Final Exams 2016 Spring Semester 04/20/2016 - 04/23/2016
First day of classes 2016 Maymester 04/25/2016
Add/drop period ends 2016 Maymester 04/27/2016
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes are in session) 2016 Spring Semester 04/29/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 05/02/2016
Last day to withdraw 2016 Maymester 05/06/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/09/2016
Last day of classes 2016 Maymester 05/13/2016
Commencement 2016 Maymester 05/16/2016
First day of classes (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/16/2016
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/23/2016
Memorial Day -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 05/30/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/20/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/21/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/28/2016
4th of July -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 07/04/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 112-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 08/08/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 08/18/2016

+ 2016 Summer Session

Event Term Date
Opening Convocation 2015 Fall Semester 08/30/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2015 Fall Semester 08/31/2015
Labor Day (CLASSES IN SESSION) 2015 Fall Semester 09/07/2015
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 09/08/2015
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/05/2015
Long Weekend (no Long Weekend for 7-week courses) 2015 Fall Semester 10/12/2015 - 10/13/2015
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/19/2015
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/21/2015
Family & Friends Weekend 2015 Fall Semester 10/23/2015 - 10/25/2015
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 10/28/2015
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/09/2015
Registration Opens 2015 Fall Semester 11/17/2015 - 11/20/2015
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 11/24/2015
Thanksgiving break -- no classes 2015 Fall Semester 11/25/2015 - 11/29/2015
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week session) 2015 Fall Semester 12/12/2015
Final Exams 2015 Fall Semester 12/14/2015 - 12/17/2015
Commencement (7 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
Grades due (5 PM) 2015 Fall Semester 12/18/2015
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/04/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 01/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/08/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/22/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 02/23/2016
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/12) 2016 Spring Semester 03/06/2016 - 03/11/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Spring Semester 03/21/2016
Easter weekend (No Saturday classes) 2016 Spring Semester 03/26/2016
Closing Convocation 2016 Spring Semester 04/12/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2016 Spring Semester 04/18/2016
Final Exams 2016 Spring Semester 04/20/2016 - 04/23/2016
First day of classes 2016 Maymester 04/25/2016
Add/drop period ends 2016 Maymester 04/27/2016
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes are in session) 2016 Spring Semester 04/29/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 05/02/2016
Last day to withdraw 2016 Maymester 05/06/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/09/2016
Last day of classes 2016 Maymester 05/13/2016
Commencement 2016 Maymester 05/16/2016
First day of classes (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/16/2016
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2016 Summer Session 05/23/2016
Memorial Day -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 05/30/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/20/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/21/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 06/28/2016
4th of July -- no classes 2016 Summer Session 07/04/2016
Last day of classes (14-week and 112-week sessions) 2016 Summer Session 08/08/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Summer Session 08/18/2016

Academic Year 2016-2017

+ 2016 Fall Semester

Event Term Date
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 03/01/2016
Opening Convocation 2016 Fall Semester 08/28/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 08/29/2016
Labor Day -- CLASSES IN SESSION 2016 Fall Semester 09/05/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 09/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/03/2016
Long Weekend (except for 1st 7-week courses) 2016 Fall Semester 10/10/2016 - 10/11/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/17/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session0 2016 Fall Semester 10/19/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/26/2016
Family & Friends Weekend 2016 Fall Semester 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/07/2016
Registration Opens 2016 Fall Semester 11/15/2016 - 11/18/2016
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/22/2016
Thanksgiving Break -- No classes 2016 Fall Semester 11/23/2016 - 11/27/2016
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Final Exams 2016 Fall Semester 12/12/2016 - 12/15/2016
Commencement 7 PM 2016 Fall Semester 12/16/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/04/2017
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2017 Spring Semester 01/06/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/11/2017
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/06/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/21/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/22/2017
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/28/2017 - 02/28/2014
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/11) 2017 Spring Semester 03/05/2017 - 03/10/2017
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 03/20/2017
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/03/2017
4th of July (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 04/04/2017
Closing Convocation 2017 Spring Semester 04/11/2017
Easter weekend -- no Saturday classes 2017 Spring Semester 04/15/2017
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/17/2017
Final Exams 2017 Spring Semester 04/19/2017 - 04/22/2017
First day of classes 2017 Maymester 04/24/2017
Add/drop period ends 2017 Maymester 04/26/2017
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes in session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/28/2017
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/01/2017
Last day to writhdraw 2017 Maymester 05/05/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/08/2017
Last day of classes 2017 Maymester 05/12/2017
Commencement 2017 Maymester 05/15/2017
First day of classes (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/15/2017
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/22/2017
Memorial Day (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 05/29/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/19/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/20/2017
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week, and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 08/07/2017

+ 2017 Spring Semester

Event Term Date
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 03/01/2016
Opening Convocation 2016 Fall Semester 08/28/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 08/29/2016
Labor Day -- CLASSES IN SESSION 2016 Fall Semester 09/05/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 09/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/03/2016
Long Weekend (except for 1st 7-week courses) 2016 Fall Semester 10/10/2016 - 10/11/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/17/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session0 2016 Fall Semester 10/19/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/26/2016
Family & Friends Weekend 2016 Fall Semester 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/07/2016
Registration Opens 2016 Fall Semester 11/15/2016 - 11/18/2016
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/22/2016
Thanksgiving Break -- No classes 2016 Fall Semester 11/23/2016 - 11/27/2016
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Final Exams 2016 Fall Semester 12/12/2016 - 12/15/2016
Commencement 7 PM 2016 Fall Semester 12/16/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/04/2017
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2017 Spring Semester 01/06/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/11/2017
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/06/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/21/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/22/2017
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/28/2017 - 02/28/2014
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/11) 2017 Spring Semester 03/05/2017 - 03/10/2017
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 03/20/2017
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/03/2017
4th of July (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 04/04/2017
Closing Convocation 2017 Spring Semester 04/11/2017
Easter weekend -- no Saturday classes 2017 Spring Semester 04/15/2017
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/17/2017
Final Exams 2017 Spring Semester 04/19/2017 - 04/22/2017
First day of classes 2017 Maymester 04/24/2017
Add/drop period ends 2017 Maymester 04/26/2017
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes in session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/28/2017
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/01/2017
Last day to writhdraw 2017 Maymester 05/05/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/08/2017
Last day of classes 2017 Maymester 05/12/2017
Commencement 2017 Maymester 05/15/2017
First day of classes (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/15/2017
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/22/2017
Memorial Day (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 05/29/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/19/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/20/2017
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week, and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 08/07/2017

+ 2017 Summer Session

Event Term Date
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 03/01/2016
Opening Convocation 2016 Fall Semester 08/28/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 08/29/2016
Labor Day -- CLASSES IN SESSION 2016 Fall Semester 09/05/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 09/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/03/2016
Long Weekend (except for 1st 7-week courses) 2016 Fall Semester 10/10/2016 - 10/11/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/17/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session0 2016 Fall Semester 10/19/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/26/2016
Family & Friends Weekend 2016 Fall Semester 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/07/2016
Registration Opens 2016 Fall Semester 11/15/2016 - 11/18/2016
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/22/2016
Thanksgiving Break -- No classes 2016 Fall Semester 11/23/2016 - 11/27/2016
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Final Exams 2016 Fall Semester 12/12/2016 - 12/15/2016
Commencement 7 PM 2016 Fall Semester 12/16/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/04/2017
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2017 Spring Semester 01/06/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/11/2017
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/06/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/21/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/22/2017
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/28/2017 - 02/28/2014
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/11) 2017 Spring Semester 03/05/2017 - 03/10/2017
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 03/20/2017
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/03/2017
4th of July (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 04/04/2017
Closing Convocation 2017 Spring Semester 04/11/2017
Easter weekend -- no Saturday classes 2017 Spring Semester 04/15/2017
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/17/2017
Final Exams 2017 Spring Semester 04/19/2017 - 04/22/2017
First day of classes 2017 Maymester 04/24/2017
Add/drop period ends 2017 Maymester 04/26/2017
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes in session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/28/2017
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/01/2017
Last day to writhdraw 2017 Maymester 05/05/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/08/2017
Last day of classes 2017 Maymester 05/12/2017
Commencement 2017 Maymester 05/15/2017
First day of classes (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/15/2017
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/22/2017
Memorial Day (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 05/29/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/19/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/20/2017
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week, and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 08/07/2017

+ 2017 Maymester

Event Term Date
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 03/01/2016
Opening Convocation 2016 Fall Semester 08/28/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 08/29/2016
Labor Day -- CLASSES IN SESSION 2016 Fall Semester 09/05/2016
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 09/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/03/2016
Long Weekend (except for 1st 7-week courses) 2016 Fall Semester 10/10/2016 - 10/11/2016
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/17/2016
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session0 2016 Fall Semester 10/19/2016
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 10/26/2016
Family & Friends Weekend 2016 Fall Semester 11/04/2016 - 11/06/2016
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/07/2016
Registration Opens 2016 Fall Semester 11/15/2016 - 11/18/2016
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 11/22/2016
Thanksgiving Break -- No classes 2016 Fall Semester 11/23/2016 - 11/27/2016
Last day of classes (14-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2016 Fall Semester 12/10/2016
Final Exams 2016 Fall Semester 12/12/2016 - 12/15/2016
Commencement 7 PM 2016 Fall Semester 12/16/2016
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/04/2017
Martin Luther King Jr Day -- no classes 2017 Spring Semester 01/06/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 01/11/2017
Last day to withdraw (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/06/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/21/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/22/2017
Add/drop period ends (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 02/28/2017 - 02/28/2014
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/11) 2017 Spring Semester 03/05/2017 - 03/10/2017
Last day to withdraw (14-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 03/20/2017
Last day to withdraw (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/03/2017
4th of July (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 04/04/2017
Closing Convocation 2017 Spring Semester 04/11/2017
Easter weekend -- no Saturday classes 2017 Spring Semester 04/15/2017
Last day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/17/2017
Final Exams 2017 Spring Semester 04/19/2017 - 04/22/2017
First day of classes 2017 Maymester 04/24/2017
Add/drop period ends 2017 Maymester 04/26/2017
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms (classes in session) 2017 Spring Semester 04/28/2017
First day of classes (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/01/2017
Last day to writhdraw 2017 Maymester 05/05/2017
Add/drop period ends (14-week and 1st 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 05/08/2017
Last day of classes 2017 Maymester 05/12/2017
Commencement 2017 Maymester 05/15/2017
First day of classes (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/15/2017
Add/drop period ends (12-week session) 2017 Summer Session 05/22/2017
Memorial Day (no classes) 2017 Summer Session 05/29/2017
Last day of classes (1st 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/19/2017
First day of classes (2nd 7-week session) 2017 Summer Session 06/20/2017
Last day of classes (14-week, 12-week, and 2nd 7-week sessions) 2017 Summer Session 08/07/2017