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2016 Fall Undergraduate Calendar

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August 27 Residence halls open for new students
August 28 Residence halls open for returning students
August 31 Convocation
September 1 Fall classes begin.
Drop-add period begins.
September 5 Labor Day (university closed)
September 8 Last day for undergraduate students to add a course without a permission number.
Last day for instructors to publish course and attendance requirements for class members.
September 15 Last day to:
  • Add a course with a permission number
  • Drop a course without record,
  • Change enrollment status from: Audit to Credit; Credit to Audit; “Pass-No Credit” to Letter Grade, or Letter Grade to “Pass-No Credit”
Note: No refund after this date.
October 10 Columbus Day (university closed)
October 11 Monday class schedule
Mid-semester: at least one evaluation required in each course.
October 21 Spring 2017 schedule of classes will be viewable in SiS
October 24 Faculty advising period begins. Students check SiS for enrollment appointments.
First day for seniors who anticipate completion of degree requirements by the end of May or the end of August to confer with faculty advisors and to file Programs of Baccalaureate Studies (DIG form).
October 31 Enrollment for spring 2017 courses begin using enrollment appointment dates obtained from student SiS self-service. Last day for students to complete work for incomplete spring semester and summer session (2016) courses.
November 7 Faculty advising period ends. Last day for seniors who anticipate completion of degree requirements by the end of May or the end of August to confer with faculty advisors and to file Programs of Baccalaureate Studies (DIG form).
November 11 Veterans Day Observed (university closed)
November 15 Last day for students to withdraw from courses with grade of “W” for regular session. All other sessions see OCE calendar.
November 24 Thanksgiving Recess
November 28 Classes resume
December 2 No hour examination shall be administered during the last five academic days of the semester unless exemption has been allowed by the college dean.
December 9 Last day of fall semester classes. Last day for faculty to file grades for incompletes and change of course grades for spring semester (2016) courses.
December 10 Reading Day
December 12 Fall semester examinations begin (there will be Saturday exams)
December 17 Fall semester examinations end at 6 p.m.
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
December 19 Make-up day for examinations postponed because of weather.
Winter Recess begins.
December 28 Deadline for final grades to be recorded in SiS by 4PM

Note: In the event that examination days are postponed because of weather conditions, the first day of postponed examinations will be made up on December 19 (Monday). Additional postponed examination days will be made up sequentially on December 20 (Tuesday), January 18 (Friday), etc.

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