For a list of deadlines and reminders, see Official Notices, Deadlines, and Reminders 

Academic Year 2016-2017

Fall 2016

Tuesday, Aug. 23-Thursday, Aug. 25
International Student Orientation

Thursday, Aug. 25
College Houses open for First Year Students; 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 25-Tuesday, Aug. 30
New Student Orientation

Monday, Aug. 29
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 30
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 31
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 5
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Wednesday, Oct. 5
Day of Dialogue (no classes)

Friday, Oct. 7
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 12
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 14-Sunday, Oct. 16
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 22
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 28
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Monday, Dec. 12
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday, Dec. 10-11 & Tuesday/Wednesday, Dec.13-14
Reading days

Thursday, Dec. 15
Final examinations begin

Monday, Dec. 19
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Tuesday, Dec. 20
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2017

Friday, Jan. 13
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 15
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 16
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 17
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 10
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 20
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 27
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 28 - May 1
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 2
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 6
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 7
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 13
Commencement

Summer Sessions 2017

2017 Summer Session I

(5 weeks, May 31 – June 29, 2017)

Monday, May 15, 2017
Registration Deadline

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Housing opens for Session I, noon

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Session I classes begin

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Session I deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30pm

Friday, June 9, 2017
Session I grading option (P/NP) deadline

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Session I deadline to withdraw with record

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Session I classes end

Friday, June 30, 2017
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by noon

2017 Summer Session II

(5 weeks, July 5 – August 3, 2017)

Monday, June 19, 2017
Registration Deadline

Monday, July 3, 2017
Housing opens for Session II, noon

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Session II classes begin

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Session II deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30pm

Friday, July 14, 2017
Session II grading option (P/NP) deadline

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Session II deadline to withdraw with record

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Session II classes end

Friday, August 4, 2017
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by noon

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Fall 2017

Tuesday, Aug. 22-Thursday, Aug. 24
International Student Orientation

Thursday, Aug. 24
College Houses open for First Year Students; 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 24-Tuesday, Aug. 29
New Student Orientation

Monday, Aug. 28
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 29
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 30
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 4
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 6
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 11
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 20-Sunday, Oct. 22
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 21
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 27
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 8
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9-Tuesday, Dec.12
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 13
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 17
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 18
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2018

Friday, Jan. 12
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 14
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 15
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 16
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 9
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 19
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 26
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 27-30
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 1
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 5
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 6
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 12
Commencement

Academic Year 2018-2019

Fall 2018

Tuesday, Aug. 21-Thursday, Aug. 23
International Student Orientation

Thursday, Aug. 23
College Houses open for First Year Students; 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 23-Tuesday, Aug. 28
New Student Orientation

Monday, Aug. 27
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 28
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 29
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 3
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 5
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 10
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 26-Sunday, Oct. 28
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 20
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 7
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8-Tuesday, Dec.11
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 12
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 16
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 17
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2019

Friday, Jan. 11
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 13
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 14
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 15
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 8
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 18
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 25
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 26-29
Reading Days

Tuesday, April 30
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 4
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 5
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 11
Commencement

 

Academic Year 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Tuesday, Aug. 20-Thursday, Aug. 22
International Student Orientation

Thursday, Aug. 22
College Houses open for First Year Students; 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 22-Tuesday, Aug. 27
New Student Orientation

Monday, Aug. 26
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 27
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 2
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 4
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 25-Sunday, Oct. 27
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 2
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 6
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 7-Tuesday, Dec.10
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 11
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 15
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 16
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2020

Friday, Jan. 17
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 19
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 13
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 23
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 30
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, May 1-4
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 5
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 9
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 10
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 16
Commencement

 

Religious Holidays 2016-2017 

See also Interfaith Calendar

June 6
Ramadan begins (Islamic)

July 7-9 
Ramadan ends with Eid-al-Fitr (Islamic)

Sept. 5
Ganesh Charturthi (Hindu)

Sept 11-14
Eid-al-Adha (Islamic)

Oct. 3-4
Rosh Hashana (Jewish)

Oct. 12
Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Oct. 23 
Last day of Sukkot (Jewish)

Nov. 1 
All Saints' Day (Christian)

Dec. 25
Christmas (Christian)

Dec. 25 - Jan. 1
Hanukkah (Jewish)

Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Kwanzaa (Interfaith)

Jan. 6
Epiphany (Christian)

Feb. 15
Nirvana Day (Buddhist)

Mar. 1
Ash Wednesday (Christian)

April 11
Pesach (Passover) begins (Jewish)

April 14
Good Friday (Christian)

April 16
Easter (Christian)

April 16
Easter (Orthodox) 

      

Official Notices, 
Deadlines, and Reminders

For Students 

 For Faculty