Annual Calendar January 2016 - December 2016

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January 2016

1 New Years Day observance – University closed
14-15 Audit Sixty Plus (60+) in-person Spring Semester 2016 registration
18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance – University closed
19 Spring Semester 2016 classes begin
19 School of Law Spring Semester 2016 classes begin
25 Last day to add courses for Spring Semester 2016 without signatures

February 2016

2 Last day to drop Spring Semester 2016 classes without “WD”appearing on transcript
16 President’s Day observance – classes cancelled (Law School classes held)

March 2016

7 Last day to process course withdrawals for regular session (15 week) Spring Semester 2016 classes (11:59 pm)
7 Summer Session 2016 Registration begins
21-27 Spring Semester 2016 recess
21-27 School of Law Spring Semester 2016 recess
28 Spring Semester 2016 classes resume from Spring recess
24 Fall Semester 2016 Registration begins

April 2016

1 Graduation applications due for students completing Graduate degree requirements by the end of Spring Semester 2016
1      Graduation applications due for students completing Associate or Baccalaureate degree requirements by the end of Summer Session 2016
11 Deadline for final submission of theses and dissertations to Graduate School for Spring Semester 2016 graduation
14 School of Law Spring Semester 2016 final examination period
29 School of Law Spring final instructional day for Semester 2016 
4/30-5/3 School of Law Spring Semester 2016 Reading Period

May 2016

4-14 School of Law Spring Semester 2016 final examination period
8 Final instructional day for Spring Semester 2016
9-15 Final examination period for Spring Semester 2016
13-15 Spring 2016 Commencement
15 School of Law Summer 2016 Intersession I begins
17 All grade changes and incomplete make-ups for previous term due in the Office of the University Registrar (5:00pm)
17 Final grades due for Spring Semester 2016
19-20 Audit Sixty Plus (60+) in-person Summer Session 2016 registration
22 School of Law Spring 2016 Commencement
23 Summer Intersession 2016 classes begin
29 School of Law Summer 2016 Intersession I ends
30 Memorial Day observance – University closed
30 School of Law Summer 2016 classes begin (1st 5-week and 10-week sessions begin)

June 2016

12 Summer Intersession 2016 classes end
13 Summer Session 2016 1st 5-week session and 8-week session classes begin

July 2016

1 Graduation applications due for students completing Graduate degree requirements by the end of Summer Semester 2016
1 Graduation applications due for students completing Associate or Baccalaureate degree requirements by the end of Fall Semester 2016
1 School of Law Summer 2016 1st 5-week sessions classes end
4 Independence Day observance – University closed
17 Summer Session 2016 1st 5-week session classes end
18 Summer Session 2016 2nd 5-week session classes begin
18 Deadline for final submission of theses and dissertations to Graduate School for Summer 2016 graduation

August 2016

5 School of Law Summer 2016 2nd 5-week session classes end
7 School of Law Summer 2016 Intersession II begin
7 Summer Session 2016 8-week session classes end
10 School of Law Summer 2016 10-week sessions classes end
20 Summer 2016 Commencement
21 Summer Session 2016 2nd 5-week session classes end
21 School of Law Summer 2016 Intersession II ends
22 School of Law Fall Semester 2016 classes begin for entering students (orientation week)
23 Final grades due for Summer Session 2016
25-26 Audit Sixty Plus (60+) in-person Fall Semester 2016 registration
29 School of Law Fall Semester 2016 classes begin
29 Fall Semester 2016 classes begin

September 2016

5 Labor Day Holiday – University closed
6 Last day to add regular session (15 week) Fall Semester 2016 classes without signatures
12 Last day to drop regular session (15 week) Fall Semester 2016 classes without “WD” appearing on transcript

October 2016

17 Last day to process course withdrawals for Fall Semester 2016 (11:59 pm)

November 2016

1 Graduation applications due for students completing Graduate degree requirements by the end of Fall Semester 2016
1 Graduation applications due for students completing Law degree requirements by the end of Spring Semester 2017
TBA Spring 2017 Registration begins
11 Veteran’s Day observance – Staff Holiday – Classes Held
14 Deadline for final submission of thesis and dissertations to Graduate School for Fall 2016 graduation
24-27 Thanksgiving recess – University closes at 5:00pm, Nov. 23
28 Fall Semester 2016 classes resume from Thanksgiving recess

December 2016

1 Graduation applications due for students completing Associate or Baccalaureate degree requirements by the end of Spring 2017
2 School of Law final instructional day for Fall Semester 2016
3-6 School of Law Fall Semester 2016 Reading Period
7-16 School of Law Fall Semester 2016 final examination period
11 Final instructional day for Fall Semester 2016
12-18 Final examination period for Fall Semester 2016
16-17 Fall 2016 Commencement
20 All grade changes and incomplete make-ups for previous term due in the Office of the University Registrar (5:00 pm)
20 Final grades due for Fall Semester 2016
26 Christmas Holiday observance – University closed