Chatham University

Academic Calendar

Summer 2016 (View full 2015-2016 calendar here)

+ School of Arts, Science & Business and Falk School of Sustainability

14-week session*

First day of classes Monday, May 16
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 23
Memorial Day - no classes Monday, May 30
4th of July - no classes Monday, July 4
Last day to withdrawMonday, July 25
Last day of classes Friday, August 19
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Tuesday, August 23
Degree conferrals for Summer 2016 Graduates **Tuesday, August 30

** Degree conferrals for Summer 2016 OT Graduates - Thursday, June 30
   Degree conferrals for Summer 2016 PA Graduates - Saturday, July 30
   See School of Health Sciences calendar below.

1st 7-week session*

First day of classes Monday, May 16
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 23
Memorial Day - no classes Monday, May 30
Last day to withdraw Friday, June 17
Last day of classes Sunday, July 3
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Tuesday, July 5

2nd 7-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, July 6
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, July 13
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, August 9
Last day of classes Sunday, August 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Tuesday, August 23

12-week session*

First day of classes Monday, May 16
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 23
Memorial Day - no classes Monday, May 30
4th of July - no classes Monday, July 4
Last day to withdraw Thursday, July 14
Last day of classes Monday, August 8
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Wednesday, August 10

Note: Graduate Psychology programs follow the SASB and FSS calendar.

+ School of Health Sciences | Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies

First day of classesMonday, June 6
Add/drop period ends Monday, June 13
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, July 4
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 29
Degree conferral for Summer 2016 PA GraduatesSaturday, July 30
Last day of classes Friday, August 12
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 15

+ School of Health Sciences | Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

First day of classesMonday, April 11
Add/drop period ends Monday, April 18
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 30
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, July 4
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 15
Last day of classes Friday, August 12
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 15

+ School of Health Sciences | Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

First day of classesMonday, March 28
Add/drop period ends Monday, April 4
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 30
Degree conferral for Summer 2016 OT GraduatesSaturday, June 30
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, July 4
Last day to withdraw Thursday, July 14
Last day of classes Sunday, August 14
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Tuesday, August 16

2016-2017 School of Arts, Science & Business and Falk School of Sustainability

Note: Graduate Psychology programs follow the SASB and FSS calendar.

+ Fall 2016 Semester

14-week session

Opening ConvocationSunday, August 28
First day of classesMonday, August 29
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 5
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 6
Last day to apply for Fall 2016 (December) degree conferralThursday, September 15
Long Weekend Mon-Tues, October 10-11
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 14
Incomplete grades from Spring/Maymester/Summer 2016, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 21
Registration for Spring and MaymesterTues-Fri, November 1-11
Last day to withdraw Thursday, November 10
Family & Friends Weekend TBD
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classes Saturday, December 10
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam) Mon-Thurs, Dec. 12-15
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 pm Friday, December 16
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 19
Late registration for Spring 2017 begins Monday, December 19
Degree conferral for Fall 2016 graduates Friday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week ofMonday, January 16

1st 7-week session (no Long Weekend for 7-week courses)

Opening Convocation Sunday, August 28
First day of classes Monday, August 29
Labor Day -HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 5
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 6
Last day to withdraw Monday, October 3
Last day of classes Monday, October 17
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Wednesday, October 19

2nd 7-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, October 19
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, October 26
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, November 22
Thanksgiving Break Wed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classes Saturday, December 10
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Thursday, December 13

+ Spring 2017 Semester

14-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 11
Last day to apply for Spring 2017 (May) degree conferralSunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, January 16
Registration for Summer 2017Friday, February 3
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 24
Incomplete grades for Fall 2016, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 24
Spring BreakSun-Sun, March 5-12
Registration for Fall 2017Tue-Fri, March 14-24
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 21
Closing Convocation TBD
Last Day of Classes Friday, April 21
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam)Mon - Thurs, April 24-27
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 pmSunday, April 30
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 1
Late registration for Fall 2017 begins Monday, May 1
Degree conferral for Spring 2017 graduatesTuesday, May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week ofMonday, June 12

1st 7-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 11
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, January 16
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, February 7
Last day of classes Tuesday, February 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Thursday, February 23

2nd 7-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, February 22
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, March 1
Spring Break (Saturday classes meet 3/11) Sun-Fri, March 5-10
Last day to withdraw Friday, April 7
Last day of classesFriday, April 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 24

Maymester

First day of classes Monday, May 1
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, May 3
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 5
Last day of classes Friday, May 19
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 22

+ Summer 2017 Semester

14-week session*

First day of classes Monday, May 22
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, May 29
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, May 30
Last day to apply for Summer 2017 (August) degree conferralMonday, May 15
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classesTuesday, July 4
Last day to withdrawTuesday, July 25
Last day of classes Friday, August 25
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 28
Degree conferrals for Summer 2017Wednesday, August 30
Diplomas mailed during the week ofMonday, September 11

1st 7-week session*

First day of classes Monday, May 22
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, May 29
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, May 30
Last day to withdraw Friday, June 23
Last day of classes Friday, July 7
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Sunday, July 9

2nd 7-week session

First day of classes Monday, July 10
Add/drop period ends Monday, July 17
Last day to withdraw Friday, August 11
Last day of classes Friday, August 25
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 28

12-week session*

First day of classes Monday, May 22
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, May 29
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, May 30
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classesTuesday, July 4
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 21
Last day of classes Friday, August 11
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 14

General Notes:

* Some classes in these sessions have fewer meeting days than all other days of the week. Classes on these days will need to include equivalent instructional activities to make up the time difference.

2016-2017 School of Health Sciences

Note: Graduate Psychology programs follow the SASB and FSS calendar.


+ Fall 2016 Semester | Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies

First day of classesThursday, August 11
Add/drop period ends Thursday, August 18
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 5
Last day to apply for Fall 2016 (December) degree conferralThursday, September 15
Incomplete grades from Spring/Maymester/Summer 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 21
Registration for Spring and Maymester 2017Tues-Fri, November 1-11
Last day to withdraw Thursday, November 17
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classes Friday, December 16
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 16
Late registration for Spring 2017 beginsMonday, December 19
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Tuesday, December 20
Degree conferral for Fall 2016 graduatesWednesday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 16

+ Fall 2016 Semester | Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

First day of classesMonday, August 15
Add/drop period ends Monday, August 22
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 5
Last day to apply for Fall 2016 (December) degree conferralThursday, September 15
Incomplete grades from Spring/Maymester/Summer 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 21
Registration for Spring and Maymester 2017Tues-Fri, November 1-11
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 16
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classes Friday, December 16
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 16
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 19
Late registration for Spring 2017 beginsMonday, December 19
Degree conferral for Fall 2016 graduatesWednesday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 16

+ Fall 2016 Semester | Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

First day of classesMonday, August 29
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 5
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 6
Last day to apply for Fall 2016 (December) degree conferralThursday, September 15
Incomplete grades from Spring/Maymester/Summer 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 21
Registration for Spring and Maymester 2017Tues-Fri, November 1-11
Last day to withdraw Thursday, November 10
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classes Friday, December 16
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 16
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 19
Late registration for Spring 2017 beginsMonday, December 19
Degree conferral for Fall 2016 graduatesWednesday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 16

+ Fall 2016 Semester | Pathways (Undergraduate)

Pathways (Undergraduate)

First day of classesMonday, August 29
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 5
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 6
Last day to apply for Fall 2016 (December) degree conferralThursday, September 15
Long Weekend Mon-Tues, October 10-11
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 14
Incomplete grades from Spring/Maymester/Summer 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 21
Family & Friends Weekend TBD
Registration for Spring and Maymester 2017Tues-Fri, November 1-11
Last day to withdraw Thursday, November 10
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classes Saturday, December 10
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam)Mon-Thurs, Dec 12-15
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 16
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 19
Late registration for Spring 2017 beginsMonday, December 19
Degree conferral for Fall 2016 graduatesWednesday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 16

+ Fall 2016 Semester | Nursing

14-week session

First day of classesMonday, August 29
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 5
Add/drop period endsTuesday, September 6
Last day to withdrawTuesday, September 6
Last day to apply for Fall 2016 (December) degree conferralThursday, September 15
Incomplete grades from Spring/Maymester/Summer 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 21
Registration for Spring and Maymester 2017Tues-Fri, November 1-11
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classesSaturday, December 10
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 12
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 16
Late registration for Spring 2017 beginsMonday, December 19
Degree conferral for Fall 2016 graduatesWednesday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 16

1st 7-week session

First day of classes Monday, August 29
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classesMonday, September 5
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 6
Last day to withdraw Monday, October 3
Last day of classes Monday, October 17
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Wednesday, October 19

2nd 7-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, October 19
Incomplete grades from Spring/Maymester/Summer 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, October 21
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, October 26
Registration for Spring and Maymester 2017Tues-Fri, November 1-11
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, November 22
Thanksgiving BreakWed-Sun, Nov 23-27
Last day of classes Saturday, December 10
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 12
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PMFriday, December 16
Late registration for Spring 2017 beginsMonday, December 19
Degree conferral for Fall 2016 graduatesWednesday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 16

+ Spring 2017 Semester | Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies

First day of classesMonday, January 2
Add/drop period ends Monday, January 9
Last day to apply for Spring 2017 (May) degree conferralSunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day - no classes Monday, January 16
Registration for Summer 2017Friday, February 3
Incomplete grades for Fall 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 24
Spring Break Sun-Sun, March 5-12
Registration for Fall 2017 Tue-Fri, March 14-24
Closing Convocation TBD
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, April 19
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PMSunday, April 30
Late registration for Fall 2017 beginsMonday, May 1
Last day of classes Friday, May 19
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 22
Degree conferral for Spring 2017 graduatesTuesday May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 12

+ Spring 2017 Semester | Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

First day of classesMonday, January 2
Add/drop period ends Monday, January 9
Last day to apply for Spring 2017 (May) degree conferralSunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day - no classesMonday, January 16
Registration for Summer 2017Friday, February 3
Incomplete grades for Fall 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 24
Spring BreakSun-Sun, March 5-12
Last day to withdraw Friday, March 7
Registration for Fall 2017Tues-Fri, March 14-24
Last day of classes Friday, April 7
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 10
Closing ConvocationTBD
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PMSunday, April 30
Late registration for Fall 2017 beginsMonday, May 1
Degree conferral for Spring 2017 graduatesTuesday May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 12

+ Spring 2017 Semester | Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

First day of classesWednesday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 11
Last day to apply for Spring 2017 (May) degree conferralSunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day - no classesMonday, January 16
Registration for Summer 2017Friday, February 3
Spring BreakSun-Sun, March 5-12
Incomplete grades for Fall 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 24
Registration for Fall 2017Tues-Fri, March 14-24
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 21
Last day of classes Friday, April 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 24
Closing ConvocationTBD
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PMSunday, April 30
Late registration for Fall 2017 beginsMonday, May 1
Degree conferral for Spring 2017 graduatesTuesday May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 12

+ Spring 2017 Semester | Pathways (Undergraduate)

Pathways (Undergraduate)

First day of classesWednesday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 11
Last day to apply for Spring 2017 (May) degree conferralSunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day - no classesMonday, January 16
Registration for Summer 2017Friday, February 3
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 24
Incomplete grades for Fall 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 24
Spring BreakSun-Sun, March 5-12
Registration for Fall 2017Tues-Fri, March 14-24
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 21
Last day of classes Friday, April 21
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam)Mon-Thurs, April 24-27
Closing ConvocationTBD
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PMSunday, April 30
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 1
Late registration for Fall 2017 beginsMonday, May 1
Degree conferral for Spring 2017 graduatesTuesday May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 12

+ Spring 2017 Semester | Nursing

14-week session

First day of classesWednesday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 11
Last day to apply for Spring 2017 (May) degree conferralSunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day - no classesMonday, January 16
Registration for Summer 2017Friday, February 3
Incomplete grades for Fall 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 24
Spring BreakSun-Sun, March 5-12
Registration for Fall 2017Tues-Fri, March 14-24
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 21
Last day of classes Friday, April 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noonMonday, April 24
Closing ConvocationTBD
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PMSunday, April 30
Late registration for Fall 2017 beginsMonday, May 1
Degree conferral for Spring 2017 graduatesTuesday May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 12

1st 7-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 11
Martin Luther King Day - no classesMonday, January 16
Registration for Summer 2017Friday, February 3
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, February 7
Last day of classes Tuesday, February 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noonThursday, February 23
Incomplete grades for Fall 2016, before 12:00 noonFriday, February 24

2nd 7-week session

First day of classes Wednesday, February 22
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, March 1
Spring BreakSun-Sun, March 5-12
Registration for Fall 2017Tues-Fri, March 14-24
Last day to withdraw Friday, April 7
Last day of classes Friday, April 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 24
Closing ConvocationTBD
University Day and Buckets & BlossomsTBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PMSunday, April 30
Late registration for Fall 2017 beginsMonday, May 1
Degree conferral for Spring 2017 graduatesTuesday May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 12

General notes:

PA, PT, & OT child term sessions are for the purposes of scheduling and evaluation and are disregarded for the purposes of add/drop, withdrawal, and billing. All sessions under the PA, PT & OT parent term follow the parent term dates listed above.

Note: The University reserves the right to make calendar changes as it deems necessary.