Important Dates to Know

FALL 2016

Panther Days August 26-28
Move-in Day for First Year Students only August 26
Fall semester classes begin at 8am August 29
First full day of classes August 29
Labor Day (no classes) September 5
Add/Drop and confirmation deadline September 6
Fall Student Activities Fair, 4pm September 7
Homecoming and Family Celebration September 23 – 25
Fall Holiday (no daytime classes) classes begin at 5pm October 10
Second half of the semester begins October 24
Veterans’ Day Holiday (no classes) November 11
Thanksgiving Recess begins at 8am November 23
Classes resume at 8am November 28
Reading Days December 10 and 11
Final Week of the Semester begins at 8am December 12 – 16

WINTERIM 2017

Winterim January 4 – 27
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes) January 16

SPRING SEMESTER 2017

New Student Orientation January 27
Registration Day January 27
Classes begin at 8:00am January 30
Add/Drop and confirmation deadline February 6
Winter Carnival (classes begin at 5:00pm) February 15
Priority deadline to review 2015/2016 FAFSA March 1
Spring Vacation begins at 3:20pm March 17
Classes resume at 8:00am March 27
Second half of the semester begins March 27
Reading Days May 13 – 14
Final Week of the Semester May 15 – 19
Spring Convocation May 19
Undergraduate Commencement (10:00am) May 20