Year at a Glance

Spring 2015

January

1 Thur Term II Tuition due
17 Sat Residence halls open
21 Wed Classes of the second semester begin

February

3 Tues Last day to add a course without a fee
11 Wed Last day to change meal plan type for spring 2015
14-17 Sat-Tue Long weekend.
No classes; administrative offices, residence halls and dining open
18 Wed Last day to add a course (with a fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration

March

6
Fri
Last day to change from credit to audit
21-29 Sat-Sun Spring Recess. Residence halls remain open; dining closed until Sunday dinner

April

14-21 Tue-Tue Registration period for fall 2015 courses
24-
May 5 Fri-Tue
Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor)
28 Tue Deadline to declare a leave for fall 2015

May

5 Tue Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course or to file for an incomplete
6-15 Wed-Fri Final Examination Period
The last Final Exam ends at 5 pm on Friday, May 16, 2015. Each course has an assigned exam date/time; student must read the Course Announcement Bulletin and the Course Scheduler on-line for course-specific information before planning travel
16 Sat Noon. Residence halls close for non-graduating students
24 Sun Commencement

Fall 2015

August

1 Sat Term I Tuition due

September

9 Wed Classes of the first semester begin
22 Tues Last day to add a course without a fee
30 Wed Last day to change meal plan type for fall 2015; last day to drop meal plan for 2015-16

October

6
Tues 
Last day to add a course (with a fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration
12 Mon Long weekend. No classes; administrative offices closed; residence halls, dining open
16-18 Fri-Sun Family Weekend

November

3-10Tue-Tue Registration period for spring 2015 courses
25-29 Wed-Sun
Thanksgiving Recess begins Wed at noon; Residence halls remain open; dining closed until Sunday dinner

December

1
Tues 
Deadline to declare a leave for spring 2015
7-11 Mon - Fri
Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor)
11 Fri Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course or to file for an incomplete

12-21 Sat-Mon

Final Examination Period
The last Final Exam ends at 5 pm on Monday, December 21, 2015. Each course has an assigned exam date/time; student must read theCourse Announcement Bulletin and the Course Scheduler on-line for course-specific information before planning travel
22 Tues 9 AM. Residence halls close and lock for Winter Break. Students for whom international residence or circumstance prohibits leaving campus during Winter Break should talk with Residential Life

Spring 2016

January

1 Fri Term II Tuition due
23 Sat Residence halls open
27 Wed Classes of the second semester begin

February

9 Tues Last day to add a course without a fee
17 Wed Last day to change meal plan type for spring 2015
20-23 Sat-Tue Long weekend.
No classes; administrative offices, residence halls and dining open
24 Wed Last day to add a course (with a fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration

March

11
Fri
Last day to change from credit to audit
26- Apr 3 Sat-Sun Spring Recess. Residence halls remain open; dining closed until Sunday dinner

April

19-26 Tue-Tue Registration period for fall 2015 courses
29-
May 10 Fri-Tue
Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor)

May

1 Sun Deadline to declare a leave for fall 2015
10 Tue Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course or to file for an incomplete
11-20 Wed-Fri Final Examination Period
The last Final Exam ends at 5 pm on Friday, May 16, 2015. Each course has an assigned exam date/time; student must read theCourse Announcement Bulletin and the Course Scheduler on-line for course-specific information before planning travel
21 Sat Noon. Residence halls close for non-graduating students
29 Sun Commencement

The full academic calendar for this year and several years into the future is on the University Registrar's website.