Academic Calendar

2016 Spring Semester*
Date Event
Jan 16 Residence halls open at noon.
Jan 17 Meal plan starts at dinner.
Jan 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. No classes on Monday. Monday afternoon classes are rescheduled for Wednesday evening of MLK week. Monday morning and Monday evening classes are not rescheduled.
Jan 19 Classes Begin
Jan 20 Wednesday evening follows the Monday afternoon class schedule, replacing Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday afternoon classes. Wednesday evening classes are not rescheduled. (The normal Wednesday evening teaching time is 7:00PM to 10:00PM.)
Feb 1 Drop/add ends Monday. Last day to delete a course from or add one to permanent registration. Students with once a week classes may extend some adding and dropping into the third week of classes, depending upon the approval of the professor teaching the class to be added.
Mar 4 Spring Break Begins after last class
Mar 14 Spring Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m.
Mar 25 Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade "W"
Mar 29 Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available on-line world wide
Apr 1 Note: All accounts must show a $0 or positive balance to enroll and select a room for the fall semester
Apr 4-15 Advising period
Apr 18-20 Pre-enrollment for fall semester.
Apr 20 Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m.
Apr 29 Classes and seminars end.
May 5-14 Course Final & Honors written examinations
May 14 Course Final written examinations end
May 14 Meal plan ends at dinner for all but seniors
May 16 Honors written examinations end
May 16 Residence halls close to all but seniors at 8:00 a.m. (Non-seniors are expected to leave the college within 24 hours after their last examination)
May 19-21 Honors Orals
May 28 Baccalaureate
May 29 Commencement
May 30 Residence halls close to seniors at 9 a.m.
June 3-5 Alumni weekend


*Dates subject to approval in spring of the preceding year.