Academic Calendar (2015 - 2016)

(This calendar does not pertain to the Law School)

FALL SEMESTER 2015 DATE
New Faculty Conference Thursday, August 20 and Friday, August 21
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28
Residence Halls Open (New Students) Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29
Residence Halls Open (Returning Students) Sunday, August 30
New Student Orientation Friday, August 28 – Monday, August 31
President’s Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 30
Academic Convocation Monday, August 31
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 31
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, August 31
Classes Begin Tuesday, September 1
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 9
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 11
Mass of the Holy Spirit (Morning)
Learning Outcomes Assessment Day (Afternoon)
Wednesday, September 16 (Classes Canceled)
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, October 2
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 19
Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, October 27
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Friday, November 13
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 25 - Friday, November 27
Reading/Study Days Saturday, December 12 through Monday, December 14
Last Week of the Semester Tuesday, December 15 - Friday, December 18
Christmas Holiday Begins Monday, December 21
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, December 23
SPRING SEMESTER 2016 DATE
Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 10
New Student Orientation Monday, January 11
Spring Faculty Conference Monday, January 11
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, January 11
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 12
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Monday, January 18
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 20
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 22
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 12
President’s Day Holiday Monday, February 15
Spring Vacation Monday, March 7 - Friday, March 11
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, March 8
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Thursday, March 24
Good Friday Holiday Friday, March 25
Easter Holiday Monday, March 28
Academic Honors Convocation Tuesday, April 19 (Process 3:15pm, Ceremony 3:30pm)
Reading/Study Days Saturday, April 30 – Monday, May 2
Last Week of Semester Tuesday, May 3 - Friday, May 6
Baccalaureate Mass Saturday, May 7
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 7
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 8
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, May 11
SUMMER DATE
First Session  Begins Monday, May 16
First Session Ends Friday, June 24
Second Session Begins Monday, June 27
Second Session Ends Friday, August 5
Full Term Begins Monday, May 16
Full Term Ends Friday, August 5