Academic Calendar

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2016-17 Academic Calendar.
2017-18 Academic Calendar.

2016 – Fall Semester

Aug. 19‐ Residence Halls open for new students
Aug 19‐22‐ New Student Orientation and Testing
Aug 21‐ Residence Halls open for returning students
Aug 22‐ Faculty/Student Conference Day. Classes begin at 5:00 p.m. including A session.
Aug 30‐ Late Registration and Add/Drop period ends at 5:00 p.m.
Aug 31‐ All courses dropped beginning this date receive a grade of “W”
Sept 5‐ Labor Day (No classes)
Sept 13‐ Last day to add internship/practicum/independent study courses
Oct 5‐ Day of Service (Classes resume at 5:00 p.m.)
Oct. 3‐7‐ Franciscan Heritage Week (Classes in session)
Oct 13‐14‐ Fall Break (No classes except PS/MBA)
Oct. 14‐ Last day of A session classes
Oct. 17‐ First day of B Session classes. Mid‐term grades due at 4:00 p.m. for all 100/200 level courses.
Oct. 28‐ Last day to withdraw from full semester courses (by 4:30 p.m.)
Oct. 31.- Registration for Spring 2017 begins
Nov. 23‐27‐ Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28‐ All classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
Dec 9‐ Last day of classes
Dec 12‐15‐ Final Examinations
Dec 16‐ Residence Halls close at noon
Dec 19‐ Grades due at noon

2017 – Spring Semester

Jan 10‐ Residence Halls open at noon
Jan 11‐ Faculty/Student Conference Day. Classes begin at 5:00 p.m. including A session.
Jan 16‐ Martin Luther King Day (No classes except PS/MBA)
Jan 19‐ Late Registration and Add/Drop Period ends at 5:00 p.m.
Jan 20‐ Courses dropped beginning this date receive a grade of “W”
Feb 8‐ Last day to add internship/practicum/independent study courses
Feb 20‐ Presidents’ Day (No classes except PS/MBA)
Feb 21‐ All classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
Mar 3‐ Last day of A Session classes
Mar 4‐12- Spring Break (No classes)
Mar 13‐ First day of B Session classes. Mid‐term grades due by 4:00 p.m. for all 100/200 level courses.
Mar 27- Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 begins
Apr 7‐ Last day to withdraw from full semester classes (by 4:30 p.m.)
Apr 14‐16- Easter Break (No classes)
Apr 17‐ Classes resume at 5:00 p.m.
May 5‐ Last day of classes
May 8‐11‐ Final Examinations
May 12‐ Residence Halls close at noon; senior grades due at noon.
May 13‐ Baccalaureate
May 14‐ Commencement
May 15‐ Grades due at noon
May 15‐26- Interim Session
June 5‐29- Summer Session A. Month of June
July 3‐27- Summer Session B. Month of July
June 5–July 27- Summer Session C. Months of June‐July


Fall Semester 2017

Aug 17- Residence Halls open for new students
Aug 1821- New Student Orientation and Testing
Aug 20- Residence Halls open for returning students
Aug 21- Faculty/Student Conference Day. Classes begin at 5:00 p.m. including A Session.
Aug 29- Late Registration and Add/Drop Period ends at 5:00 p.m. for Full/A Session classes
Aug 30- All courses dropped beginning this date receive a grade of “W”
Sept 4- Labor Day (No classes)
Sept 12- Last day to add internship/practicum/independent study courses
Sept 22- Last day to withdraw from A Session classes
Oct 4- Day of Service (Classes resume at 5:00 p.m.)
Oct 2-6- Franciscan Heritage Week (Classes in session)
Oct 1213- Fall Break (No classes except PS/Grad)
Oct 13- Last day of A Session classes
Oct 16- First day of B Session classes. Mid‐term grades due by 4:00 p.m. for all 100/200 level courses.
Oct 23- Last day to add/drop B Session classes
Oct 27- Last day to withdraw from full semester courses (by 4:30 p.m.)
Oct 30- Registration for Spring 2018 begins
Nov 17- Last day to withdraw from B Session classes
Nov 2226- Thanksgiving Break
Nov 27- All classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
Dec 8- Last day of classes
Dec 1114- Final Examinations
Dec 15- Residence Halls close at noon
Dec 18- Grades due at noon

Spring Semester 2018

Jan 14- Residence Halls open
Jan 15- Martin Luther King Day (No classes)
Jan 16- Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. including A session.
Jan 24- Late Registration and Add/Drop Period ends at 5:00 p.m. for Full/A Session classes
Jan 25– All courses dropped beginning this date receive a grade of “W”
Feb 7- Last day to add internship/practicum/independent study courses
Feb 16- Last day to withdraw from A Session classes
Feb 19- President’s Day (Classes resume at 5 p.m.)
Mar 9- Last day of A Session classes
Mar 10-18- Spring Break (No classes)
Mar 19- First day of B Session classes. Mid‐term grades due by 4:00 p.m. for all 100/200 level courses.
Mar 23- Last day to withdraw from full semester classes (by 4:30 p.m.)
Mar 26- Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 begins
Mar 26- Last day to add/drop B Session classes
Mar 30-Apr 1- Easter Break (No classes)
Apr 2- Classes resume at 5:00 p.m.
Apr 16- Last day to withdraw from B Session classes
May 4- Last day of classes
May 7-10- Final Examinations
May 11- Senior Grades due at noon
May 11- Residence Halls close at noon; Senior grades due at noon.
May 11- Baccalaureate
May 12- Commencement
May 14- Grades due at noon

Summer Session 2018

May 14‐May 25- Interim Session
June 4-June 28- A Session
July 2July 26- B Session
June 4–July 26- C Session

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