2016 – 2017 Academic Calendar

 September 2016

September 5 Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
September 6 Add/Drop processing deadline (Full semester, First half, First Quarter Courses, Audit)
September 23 First Quarter Ends
September 26 Second Quarter Begins
September 30 Last day to submit a Degree Application for December 2016 degree conferral

October 2016

October 10 Fall Holiday (no “daytime” classes) classes begin at 5:00 p.m.
October 12 Six-week Grades Due
October 13 Six week Grades available online
October 17 Spring 2017 schedule of classes available on-line
October 21 First Half Ends, Second Quarter Ends
October 24 – November 4 Advising Weeks for Spring Registration
October 24 Second Half Begins, Third Quarter Begins
October 24 Winterim Registration Begins
October 28 Deadline for First Semester, First year students to drop full-semester courses
October 31 Add/drop deadline Second Half Courses

November 2016

November 4 Withdrawal processing deadline (Full Semester)
November 4 Add/drop processing deadline (Individual Enrollment, Independent study, internship, practica, performance studies, or auditioned courses).
November 7-18 Spring 2017 Registration
November 11 Veterans Day Holiday (no classes)
November 18 Third Quarter Ends
November 21 Fourth Quarter Begins
November 21 Continuing Ed Registration Begins UG Spring 2017
November 23 Thanksgiving Recess begins at 8:00 a.m.
November 28 Classes Resume at 8:00 am.
November 30 Last day to submit a Degree Application for May 2017 or August 2017 Conferral

December 2016

December 2 Withdrawal processing deadline (Individual Enrollment, Independent study, internship, practica, Second Half, Fourth Quarter, performance studies, or auditioned courses).
December 10-11 Reading Days
December 12-16 Finals Week
December 26 Fall 2016 Final Grades Due by Faculty

In Plymouth Magazine

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First in the (New) Nation

A Young Man’s Journey from a Nepalese Refugee Camp to the New Hampshire Polls » Southern Bhutan. Early 1990s. Members of an ethnic minority population, the Hindu Lhotshampas, began fleeing rising levels of persecution by the Bhutanese government. Denied their citizenship rights because of religious and cultural differences, the group—more than 100,000 strong—eventually sought protection […]

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Helping to Heal Broken Hearts

PSU researcher hopes to improve cardiovascular patients’ long-term outcomes » A broken heart and a heart attack may not have very much in common, but they’re both painful in their own way, and both can leave scars. Unlike the scars that follow heartbreak, scars following heart attack don’t fade with time, and they often prove […]

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Building a First-Year Class

PSU’s overwhelming success with enrollment for the 2015–16 academic year was the result of focused multi-year investments in admissions, marketing, academic and co-curricular programs, and new and repurposed facilities.