Academic Calendar 2015-2016

July 1, 2015

Official first day of the Fall Semester

August 26, 2015

Check-in for all new students AND all returning students starting a new degree program; Residence Hall opens

August 30, 2015

Check-in for returning students continuing degree programs in progress

September 7, 2015

Labor Day Holiday

September 9, 2015

First day of classes for the Fall Semester

September 9 to September 18, 2015

Add/Drop Period

September 18, 2015

SEVIS check in deadline for international students

October 7, 2015

Last day to withdraw from a class

November 25 to November 29, 2015

Thanksgiving Recess

December 1, 2015

Applications for admission due (2016–2017)

December 11, 2015

Last day of classes for the Fall Semester

December 14 to December 18, 2015

Final Exam Week

December 19, 2015

Residence Hall closes at 10:00 AM

December 19, 2015 to January 10, 2016

Winter Recess

January 4, 2016

Administrative offices reopen

January 10, 2016

Residence Hall opens at 10:00 AM

January 11, 2016

First day of classes for the Spring Semester

January 11 to January 15, 2016

Add/Drop Period

January 15, 2016

SEVIS check in deadline for international students

February 5, 2016

Last day to withdraw from a course

February 26 to March 4, 2016

Audition period entrance auditions (2015 Fall Semester)

February 27 to March 13, 2016

Spring Recess

April 29, 2016

Last day of classes for the Spring Semester

May 2 to May 6, 2016

Jury Examination Week (no classes, rehearsals, concerts or recitals)

May 9 to May 13, 2016

Final Examination Week

May 13, 2016

Commencement
End of Spring Semester

May 14, 2016

Residence Hall closes at 10:00 AM