Academic Calendar

Download a PDF of the 2016-17 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 20- 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

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