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2016 Fall Undergraduate Calendar

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August 27Residence halls open for new students
August 28Residence halls open for returning students
August 31Convocation
September 1Fall classes begin.
Drop-add period begins.
September 5Labor Day (university closed)
September 8Last 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 15Last 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 10Columbus Day (university closed)
October 11Monday class schedule
Mid-semester: at least one evaluation required in each course.
October 21Spring 2017 schedule of classes will be viewable in SiS
October 24Faculty 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 31Enrollment 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 7Faculty 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 11Veterans Day Observed (university closed)
November 15Last day for students to withdraw from courses with grade of “W” for regular session. All other sessions see OCE calendar.
November 24Thanksgiving Recess
November 28Classes resume
December 2No hour examination shall be administered during the last five academic days of the semester unless exemption has been allowed by the college dean.
December 9Last 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 10Reading Day
December 12Fall semester examinations begin (there will be Saturday exams)
December 17Fall semester examinations end at 6 p.m.
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
December 19Make-up day for examinations postponed because of weather.
Winter Recess begins.
December 28Deadline 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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