Fall 2015 Academic Calendar


October 12      Fall Holiday (no “daytime” classes) classes begin at 5:00 p.m.

October 14      Six-week Grades Due

October 15      Six week Grades available online

October 19      Spring 2016 schedule of classes available on-line

October 23      First Half Ends, Second Quarter Ends

October 26 – November 6   Advising Weeks for Spring Registration

October 26      Second Half Begins, Third Quarter Begins

October 26      Winterim Registration Begins

October 30      Deadline for First Semester, First year students to drop full-semester courses

November 1    Add/Drop Deadline Second Half Courses

November 6   Withdrawal processing deadline (Full Semester)

November 6   Add/drop processing deadline (Individual Enrollment, Independent study, internship, practica, performance studies, or auditioned courses).

November 9 – 20   Spring 2016 Registration

November 11  Veterans Day Holiday (no classes)

November 20 Third Quarter Ends

November 23 Fourth Quarter Begins

November 23 Continuing Ed Registration Begins UG Spring 2016

November 25 Thanksgiving Recess begins at 8:00 a.m.

November 30 Classes Resume at 8:00 am.

November 30 Last day to submit a Degree Application for May 2016 or August 2016 conferral

December 4   Withdrawal processing deadline (Individual Enrollment, Independent study, internship, practica, Second Half, Fourth Quarter, performance studies, or auditioned courses).

December 12-13   Reading Days

December 14-18   Finals Week

December 27  Fall 2015 Final Grades Due by Faculty







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