Academic Calendar: Highlights 2016–17

August 31, 2016 First Day of Fall 2016 Classes
September 5, 2016 Labor Day (No Classes)
November 23–27, 2016 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
December 19, 2016 Fall 2016 Classes End
January 3, 2017 Winter Interim 2017 Classes Begin
January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
January 24, 2017 Winter Interim 2017 Classes End
January 26, 2017 Spring 2017 Classes Begin
March 23–26, 2017 Spring Break (No Classes)
May 14, 2017 Spring 2017 Classes End
May 15, 2017 Graduation


Academic calendar dates are subject to change.
Please visit the online academic calendar for confirmation.

Important Dates & Deadlines

March 1–ongoing Housing Offers Mailed to Admitted Students
March 1–ongoing Financial Aid Awards Sent
April 1
(or date posted on your admissions letter)
$500 Tuition Deposit Due
April 11–ongoing Registration Begins
July 1 Proof of Immunization Due to Health Services
July 7 International Summer Orientation for Graduate Boot Camp Students
early July Tuition and Fee Information Available through Self-Service
late July Tuition and Fee Bills Mailed
August 15 Tuition and Fee Payments or Payment Arrangements Due
August 15 Final Transcript Due to Admissions
August 23 International Graduate Student Orientation
August 29–30 All Graduate Student Orientation