Academic Calendars

The college lists academic calendars for the next three academic years. Visit our schedules and courses page for semester course listings, the daily schedule, exam schedules, and future dates for commencement.

2014-2015

Fall Semester 2014

Aug. 21-24 Orientation
Aug. 25 Classes Begin
Sept. 1-5 Late drop/add (with $20 fee) - in Registrar Office only
Oct. 11-14 Fall Break (classes resume Oct. 15)
Oct. 24-26 Family Weekend
Nov. 26-30 Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Dec. 1)
Dec. 10 Fall Semester Classes End
(Dec. 8-10, classes at professor's option)
Dec. 11 Reading Day
Dec. 12 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 18 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2015

Jan. 12 Classes begin
Jan. 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Jan. 19-23 Late drop/add (with $20 fee) - in Registrar Office only
Feb. 28 - March 8 Spring Break (classes resume March 9)
March 20 Last day for seniors to declare Pass/Fail grading choices
April 4-7 Easter Break (classes resume April 8)
May 6 Spring Semester Classes End
(April 30-May 6, classes at professor's option)
May 7 Reading Day
May 8 (8:40 a.m.) - May 13 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday afternoon (Seniors must complete exams by Monday, May 11, 5:15 pm)
May 16 Baccalaureate (4:45 p.m.)
May 17 Commencement (10 a.m.)

Download the 2014-2015 long version of the Academic Calendar (DOC).

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

Aug. 20 - 23 Orientation
Aug. 24 Classes Begin
Oct. 12-13 Fall Break
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 30)
Dec. 9 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 10 Reading Day
Dec. 11 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 17 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2016

Jan. 11 Classes Begin
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Feb. 29-March 4 Spring Break (classes resume March 7)
March 28-29 Easter Break
May 4 Spring Semester Classes End
May 5 Reading Day
May 6 (8:40 am) - May 11 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 14 Baccalaureate (4:45 p.m.)
May 15 Commencement (10 a.m.)

2016-2017

Fall Semester 2016

Aug. 18-21 Orientation
Aug. 22 Classes Begin
Oct. 10-11 Fall Break
Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 28)
Dec. 7 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 8 Reading Day
Dec. 9 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 15 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2017

Jan. 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes) 
Jan. 17 Classes Begin
March 6-10 Spring Break (classes resume March 7)
April 17-18 Easter Break
May 10 Spring Semester Classes End
May 11 Reading Day
May 12 (8:40 am) - May 17 (5:15 p.m.) Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 20 Baccalaureate (4:45 p.m.)
May 21 Commencement (10 a.m.)