Administrative Calendar

This is the official 2016 Administrative Calendar for the University. Any changes or corrections to current or future calendars will be made here. Please check this website frequently for updates.

Calendars for previous years are available in the Registrar's archive. The 2017 Administrative Calendar is also available.

Date Event Term(s)
January 2016 Catalog of Studies review and update
(see University Relations for specific college deadlines)
2016-2017
January 4, 2016 January Intersession classes begin Spring (Jan) 2016 Intersession
January 12, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the January 15 meeting  
January 14, 2016 January Intersession classes end Spring (Jan) 2016 Intersession
January 15, 2016 Registration for students using the Senior Citizen Waiver Spring 2016
January 15, 2016 January Intersession grade rosters available Spring (Jan) 2016 Intersession
January 15, 2016 January Intersession final exams Spring (Jan) 2016 Intersession
January 15, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
January 15, 2016 First deadline for colleges to submit graduation clearances Fall 2015
January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Day holiday Spring 2016
January 19, 2016 Spring classes begin Spring 2016
January 19, 2016 January Intersession final grades due Spring (Jan) 2016 Intersession
January 21, 2016 Last day to add a 1st 8-week session class and last day for 100% refund for dropping 1st 8-week session class Spring 2016
January 25, 2016 Last day:
  • to register or add a full semester course;
  • to drop 1st 8-week session course without a "W"; to receive a 100% cancellation of fees for dropping a full term course while remaining enrolled (no fee adjustment for dropping an individual course after this date);
  • to change from audit to credit; to have college based fees adjusted by changing colleges
Spring 2016
February 1, 2016 Last day:
  • to change from credit to audit;
  • to drop a full semester course without a "W" (no fee adjustment)
Spring 2016
February 1, 2016 Schedule of Classes available on web  
February 5, 2016 Final deadline for colleges to submit graduation clearances Fall 2015
February 22, 2016 Early Progress grade rosters available Spring 2016
February 26, 2016 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week session course with a "W" (no fee adjustment) Spring 2016
March 2016 Catalog of Studies updates due (see University Relations for specific college deadlines) 2016-2017
March 1, 2016 Application deadline for students who plan to graduate at the end of Spring Spring 2016
March 8, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the March 11 meeting  
March 8, 2016 1st 8-week session classes end Spring 2016
March 9, 2016 2nd 8-week session classes begin Spring 2016
March 11, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
March 11, 2016 Last day to add a 2nd 8-week session class and last day for 100% refund for dropping 2nd 8-week session class Spring 2016
March 14, 2016 Early Progress grade rosters due Spring 2016
March 15, 2016 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week session course without a "W" (no fee adjustment) Spring 2016
March 16, 2016 Early Progress grades E-Mailed for 1000 and 2000 Level Classes Spring 2016
March 21-25, 2016 Spring Break Spring 2016
March 31, 2016 Course inventory pulled for Undergraduate Catalog of Studies 2016-2017
April 4-22, 2016 Priority registration for currently enrolled students Summer/Fall 2016
April 8, 2016 Last day to make up incomplete marks for previous semester attended Any Previous Term
April 22, 2016 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week session course with a "W" (no fee adjustment) Spring 2016
April 22, 2016 Last day to drop a full semester course or courses with a "W" (no fee adjustment); no full term course or courses may be dropped after this date unless the student officially withdraws from all courses Spring 2016
April 25, 2016 Begin final grade roster clean-up Spring 2016
April 29, 2016 Final copies of master’s thesis/doctoral dissertations must be submitted to the Graduate School for students graduating in May Spring 2016
May 1, 2016 Call for Classes sent out - data entry & priority room assignments for Spring term and January Intersession Spring 2017, January Intersession 2017
May 3, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the May 6 meeting  
May 4, 2016 Last day for final grade roster cleanup Spring 2016
May 5, 2016 Last day:
  • to officially withdraw from all full semester courses (no individual drop, no fee adjustment);
  • of classes
Spring 2016
May 6, 2016 Dead Day; Final grade rosters available Spring 2016
May 6, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
May 9-13, 2016 Final Exam period Spring 2016
May 13-14, 2016 Commencement Spring 2016
May 15, 2016 Undergraduate Catalog of Studies published 2016-2017
May 15, 2016 Law School Catalog published  
May 15, 2016 Graduate School Catalog published  
May 16, 2016 May Intersession classes begin Summer (May) 2016 Intersession
May 17, 2016 Final grades due Spring 2016
May 24, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the May 27 meeting  
May 26, 2016 May Intersession classes end Summer (May) 2016 Intersession
May 27, 2016 May Intersession grade rosters available Summer (May) 2016 Intersession
May 27, 2016 May Intersession final exams Summer (May) 2016 Intersession
May 27, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
May 27, 2016 First deadline for colleges to submit graduation clearances Spring 2016
May 27, 2016 Registration for students using the Senior Citizen Waiver Summer 2016
May 30, 2016 Memorial Day holiday Summer 2016
May 31, 2016 May Intersession final grades due Summer (May) 2016 Intersession
May 31, 2016 Summer 10-week session classes, Summer 1st 5-week session classes, and Summer 8-week session classes begin Summer 2016
June 10, 2016 Final deadline for colleges to submit graduation clearances Spring 2016
June 21, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the June 24 meeting  
June 24, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
July 1, 2016 Summer 1st 5-week session classes end Summer 2016
July 1, 2016 Application deadline for students who plan to graduate at the end of Summer Summer 2016
July 1, 2016 Summer 1st 5-week session final grade rosters available Summer 2016
July 4, 2016 Independence Day holiday Summer 2016
July 5, 2016 Summer 2nd 5-week session classes begin Summer 2016
July 21, 2016 Summer 8-week session classes end Summer 2016
July 21, 2016 Summer 8-week session grade rosters available Summer 2016
August 2, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the August 5 meeting  
August 5, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
August 5, 2016 Summer 10-week session classes and Summer 2nd 5-week session classes end Summer 2016
August 5, 2016 All sessions final grade rosters available Summer 2016
August 8, 2016 August Intersession classes begin Fall (Aug) 2016 Intersession
August 9, 2016 All sessions final grade rosters due by 12:00 p.m. Summer 2016
August 16, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the August 19 meeting  
August 18, 2016 August Intersession classes end Fall (Aug) 2016 Intersession
August 19, 2016 August Intersession final exams Fall (Aug) 2016 Intersession
August 19, 2016 August Intersession grade rosters available Fall (Aug) 2016 Intersession
August 19, 2016 Registration for students using the Senior Citizen Waiver Fall 2016
August 19, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
August 19, 2016 First deadline for colleges to submit graduation clearances Summer 2016
August 22, 2016 Fall classes begin Fall 2016
August 23, 2016 August Intersession final grades due Fall (Aug) 2016 Intercession
August 24, 2016 Last day to add a 1st 8-week session class and last day for 100% refund for dropping 1st 8-week session class Fall 2016
August 26, 2016 Last day:
  • to register or add a full semester course;
  • to drop 1st 8-week session course without a "W"; to receive a 100% cancellation of fees for dropping a full term course while remaining enrolled (no fee adjustment for dropping an individual course after this date);
  • to change from audit to credit;
  • to have college based fees adjusted by changing colleges
Fall 2016
September 1, 2016 Schedule of Classes available on web Spring 2017, January Intersession 2017
September 2, 2016 Last day:
  • to change from credit to audit;
  • to drop a full semester course without a "W" (no fee adjustment)
Fall 2016
September 2, 2016 Final deadline for colleges to submit graduation clearances Summer 2016
September 5, 2016 Labor Day holiday Fall 2016
September 26, 2016 Early Progress grade rosters available Fall 2016
September 30, 2016 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week session course with a "W" (no fee adjustment) Fall 2016
October 1, 2016 Call for Classes sent out – data entry & priority room assignments for Summer/Fall terms and May/August Intersessions Summer/Fall 2017, May/August 2017 Intersessions
October 1, 2016 Application deadline for students who plan to graduate at the end of Fall Fall 2016
October 11, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the October 14 meeting  
October 11, 2016 1st 8-week session classes end Fall 2016
October 12, 2016 2nd 8-week session classes begin Fall 2016
October 14, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
October 14, 2016 Last day to add a 2nd 8-week session class and last day for 100% refund for dropping 2nd 8-week session class Fall 2016
October 17, 2016 Early Progress grade rosters due Fall 2016
October 17-18, 2016 Fall Break (academic holiday, administrative offices will be open) Fall 2016
October 19, 2016 Early Progress grades E-Mailed for 1000 and 2000 Level Classes Fall 2016
October 20, 2016 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week session course without a "W" (no fee adjustment) Fall 2016
October 31-November 18, 2016 Priority Registration for currently enrolled students Spring 2017
November 11, 2016 Last day to make up incomplete marks for previous semester attended Any Previous Term
November 18, 2016 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week session course with a "W" (no fee adjustment) Fall 2016
November 18, 2016 Last day to drop a full semester course or courses with a "W" (no fee adjustment); no full term course or courses may be dropped after this date unless the student officially withdraws from all courses Fall 2016
November 23, 2016 Thanksgiving Break (academic holiday, administrative offices will be open) Fall 2016
November 24-25, 2016 Thanksgiving holiday Fall 2016
November 28, 2016 Begin final grade roster clean-up Fall 2016
December 2, 2016 Final copies of master’s thesis/doctoral dissertations must be submitted to the Graduate School for students graduating in December Fall 2016
December 6, 2016 Last day for petitions to the Academic Standards Committee for the December 9 meeting  
December 7, 2016 Last day for final grade roster clean-up Fall 2016
December 8, 2016 Last day:
  • to officially withdraw from all full semester courses (no individual drop, no fee adjustment);
  • of classes
Fall 2016
December 9, 2016 Meeting of the Academic Standards Committee  
December 9, 2016 Dead Day; Final grade rosters available Fall 2016
December 12-16, 2016 Final Exam period Fall 2016
December 17, 2016 Commencement Fall 2016
December 20, 2016 Final grades due Fall 2016