Academic Calendar (2016 - 2017)

(This calendar does not pertain to the Law School or the Online Graduate Courses Calendar)

FALL SEMESTER 2016 DATE
New Faculty Orientation Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26
Residence Halls Open (New Students) Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27
Residence Halls Open (Returning Students) Sunday, August 28
New Student Orientation Friday, August 26 – Monday, August 29
President’s Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 28
Academic Convocation Monday, August 29
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 29
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, August 29
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 30
Labor Day Monday, September 5
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 7
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 9
Mass of the Holy Spirit (Morning)
Learning Outcomes Assessment Day (Afternoon)
Wednesday, September 14 (Classes Canceled)
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, September 30
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 24
Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, October 25
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 23 - Friday, November 25
Reading/Study Days Saturday, December 10 through Monday, December 12
Last Week of the Semester Tuesday, December 13 - Friday, December 16
Christmas Holiday Begins Monday, December 19
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, December 21
SPRING SEMESTER 2017 DATE
Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Monday, January 16
New Student Orientation Tuesday, January 17
Spring Faculty Conference Tuesday, January 17
Classes Begin Wednesday, January 18
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, January 23
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 25
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 27
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 17
President’s Day Holiday Monday, February 20
Spring Vacation Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, March 14
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Friday, April 7
Good Friday Holiday Friday, April 14
Easter Holiday Monday, April 17
Academic Honors Convocation Tuesday, April 25 (Process 3:15pm, Ceremony 3:30pm)
Reading/Study Days Saturday, May 6 - Monday, May 8
Last Week of Semester Tuesday, May 9 - Friday, May 12
Commencement Mass Saturday, May 13
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 13
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 14
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, May 17
SUMMER DATE
First Session  Begins Monday, May 22
First Session Ends Friday, June 30
Second Session Begins Monday, July 3
Second Session Ends Friday, August 11
Full Term Begins Monday, May 22
Full Term Ends Friday, August 11
Gonzaga University Calendar of Events

Gonzaga University Calendar of Events