Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost

Academic Calendar

 All dates contained in this calendar are tentative and subject to change without prior notice.

2014 FALL SEMESTER

August 18, Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen who did not attend Summer Orientation and Advanced Registration (SOAR) and new transfer students who did not attend Transfer SOAR

August 20  - Wednesday—Regular classes begin

August 31  - last day to apply for graduation for Spring Semester 2015

September 1  - Monday—University closed for Labor Day holiday

October 9  - Thursday—Midterm

October 10-12  - University closed for Fall Break

November 26-30  - University closed for Thanksgiving holidays; last day to apply for graduation for Summer Semester 2015

December 4  - Thursday—Study Day

December 5-10  - Semester examinations

December 13  - Saturday—Close of term; midyear commencement program, Flowers Hall
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2015 SPRING SEMESTER

January 5  - Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students

January 7  - Wednesday—Regular classes begin

January 19  - Monday—University closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday

February 20-22  - University closed for Winter Break

February 27  - Friday—Midterm

March 23-29  - University closed for spring holidays

April 3  - Friday – University closed

April 30  - Thursday—Study Day;  last day to apply for graduation for Fall Semester 2015

May 1-6  - Semester examinations

May 9  - Saturday—Close of term; commencement program, Flowers Hall
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MAY INTERSESSION PERIOD

The May intersession period runs from May 11 through May 29, 2015.

May 25  - Monday – University closed for Memorial Day holiday
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2015 SUMMER TERM

SESSION ONE

June 1  - Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students

June 2  - Tuesday—Regular classes begin

June 25  - Thursday—Last day of classes; August 31 is the last day to apply for graduation for 2016 Spring Semester

June 26  - Friday – Final examinations and close of session one

SESSION TWO

June 30  - Tuesday—Regular classes begin

July 3  - Friday—University closed for Independence Day holiday

July 24  - Friday—Last day of classes

July 27  - Monday—Final examinations and close of session two

SESSION ONE & TWO COMBINED (EVENING PROGRAM AND SPECIAL COURSES)

June 1  - Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students

June 2  - Tuesday—Regular classes begin

July 3  - Friday—University closed for Independence Day holiday

July 24  - Friday—Last day of classes

July 27  - Monday—Final examinations and close of summer term

*All dates contained in this calendar are tentative and subject to change without prior notice.

2015 FALL SEMESTER

August 17              Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen who did not attend Summer Orientation and Advanced Registration (SOAR) and new transfer students who did not attend Transfer SOAR

August 19               Wednesday—Regular classes begin

September 7           Monday—University closed for Labor Day holiday

October 8               Thursday—Midterm

October 9-11          University closed for Fall Break

November 25-29     University closed for Thanksgiving holidays

December 3            Thursday—Study Day

December 4-9         Semester examinations

December 12          Saturday—Close of term; midyear commencement program, Flowers Hall 

2016 SPRING SEMESTER 

January 11             Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students

January 13             Wednesday—Regular classes begin

January 18             Monday—University closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday

February 19-21       University closed for Winter Break

March 4                  Friday—Midterm

March 25                Friday – University closed

March 28-April 3     University closed for spring holidays               

May 5                      Thursday—Study Day

May 6-11                 Semester examinations

May 14                    Saturday—Close of term; commencement program, Flowers Hall 

MAY INTERSESSION PERIOD

 The May intersession period runs from May 16 through June 3, 2016.

May 30                    Monday – University closed for Memorial Day holiday 

2016 SUMMER TERM

SESSION ONE

June 6                     Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students

June 7                     Tuesday—Regular classes begin

June 30                   Thursday—Last day of classes

July 1                      Friday – Final examinations and close of session one

SESSION TWO

July 4                      Monday—University closed for Independence Day holiday

July 6                      Wednesday—Regular classes begin

July 29                    Friday—Last day of classes

August 1                 Monday—Final examinations and close of session two

SESSION ONE & TWO COMBINED

June 6                     Monday—Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students

June 7                     Tuesday—Regular classes begin

July 4                      Monday—University closed for Independence Day holiday

July 29                    Friday—Last day of classes

August 1                 Monday—Final examinations and close of summer term

*All dates contained in this calendar are tentative and subject to change without prior notice.