Chart the upcoming semester.

In addition to Commencement, parents and families are always welcome to attend athletic events, theater performances, and music performances. For a list of these dates, please see our University Events Calendar.

2016 Spring Semester Dates

Residence Halls Open for J-Term
J-Term
Residence Halls Open for the Spring Term
Spring Classes Begin

Spring Break
Classes Resume
Registration Begins
Mid-Term
Easter Break
Classes Resume
Last Day for Withdrawal without W/P or W/E
Last Day for Withdrawal without W/E

No Classes
Final Day of Classes

Final Exams
Residence Halls Close for the Spring Semester
Commencement Ceremony

May Term Dates
Summer Term Dates
January 5
January 6-19
January 20
January 21

March 7-11
March 14
March 16
March 21-24
March 25-28
March 29
March 31

April 21
April 21-22
April 29

May 2-5
May 5
May 7

May 9-27
May 9 - August 26

2016 Fall Semester Dates

Terra Firma
Residence Halls Open (for Returning Students)
Labor Day (No Classes)
Classes Begin
Family Weekend

Fall Break
Mid-Term
Registration Begins

Last Day to Withdraw without W/P or W/E
Thanksgiving Break
Classes Resume

Last Day to Withdraw without W/E
Final Day of Classes
Final Exams
Residence Halls Close
September 2
September 5-6
September 5
September 7
September 30 - October 1

October 10-11
October 12-14
October 17

November 15
November 23-27
November 28

December 6
December 9
December 12-15
December 15

2017 Spring Semester Dates

Residence Halls Open for J-Term
J-Term
Residence Halls Open for Spring Term
Classes Begin

Spring Break
Classes Resume
Registration Begins
Mid-Term
Last Day to Withdraw without W/P or W/E

Easter Break
Classes Resume
Last Day to Withdraw without W/E
Final Day of Classes

Final Exams
Residence Halls Close
Commencement Ceremony

May Term Dates
Summer Term Dates
January 3
January 4-17
January 18
January 19

March 6-10
March 13
March 15
March 20-23
March 30

April 14-17
April 18
April 20
April 28

May 1-4
May 4
May 6

May 8-26
May 8 - August 25