2015

August
21 Friday Residence Halls Open for New Students Only
22-25 Saturday-Tuesday Orientation
23 Sunday Residence Halls Open for Returning Students
24-25 Monday-Tuesday Advising; Registration
24 Monday Opening Convocation
26 Wednesday Classes Begin
September
2 Wednesday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Adding Classes
8 Tuesday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Dropping Classes Without Fee and Without Notation of W on Transcript
October
2-4 Friday-Sunday Family Weekend
12 Monday Mid-Semester Break; No Classes
13-16 Tuesday-Friday Mid-Semester Exam Week
November
18 Wednesday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Withdrawal From Classes
25-27 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Break
30 Monday Classes Resume
December
11 Friday Last Day of Classes
14-17 Monday-Thursday Final Exam Week
17 Thursday, 5 p.m. Winter Break Begins; Residence Halls Close

2016

January
9 Saturday, 2 p.m. Residence Halls Open, Orientation for New Students
11 Monday Class Changes, Registration for New Students, Classes Begin
18 Monday, 5 p.m. Deadline for Adding Classes
22 Monday, 5 p.m. Deadline Dropping Classes Without Fee and Without Notation of W on Transcript
Feb/March
29-4 Monday-Friday Mid-Semester Exam Week
5 Saturday, 9 a.m. Spring Break Begins; Residence Halls Close
19 Saturday, 2 p.m. Residence Halls Open
21 Monday Classes Resume
April
1-3 Friday-Sunday Founder's Day Weekend
15 Friday Deadline for Withdrawal From Classes
20 Wednesday Assessment Day
May
6 Friday Last Day of Classes
9-12 Monday-Thursday Final Exam Week
13 Friday, 10 a.m. Writing Awards Ceremony
13 Friday, 7:30 p.m. Baccalaureate Service
14 Saturday, 10 a.m. Honors and Awards Convocation
14 Saturday, 7 p.m. Capping
15 Sunday, 10 a.m. Commencement (all students are encouraged to attend)
15 Sunday, 5 p.m. Residence Halls Close

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