Academic Year 2015-2016

Fall 2015

Tuesday, Aug. 25-Thursday, Aug. 27
International Student Orientation

Thursday, Aug. 27
College Houses open for First Year Students; 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 27-Tuesday, Sept. 1
New Student Orientation

Monday, Aug. 31
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 1
Convocation; 10 a.m., Alumni Sports & Fitness Center

Wednesday, Sept. 2
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 7
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 2-Sunday, Oct. 4
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Friday, Oct. 9
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 14
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 24
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 30
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 11
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 12-Tuesday, Dec.15
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 16
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 20
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 21
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2016

Friday, Jan. 8
Spring Admit orientation

Sunday, Jan. 10
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 12
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day (classes in session; offices open)

Friday, March 11
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 21
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 21
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 22-25
Reading Days

Tuesday, April 26
Final examinations begin

Saturday, April 30
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 1
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 7
Commencement

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 (administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

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

Friday, Dec. 9
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 10-Tuesday, Dec.13
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 18
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 19
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 (classes in session; 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

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 (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 (classes in session; 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 (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 (classes in session; 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

 

Religious Holidays 2015-2016 

See also Interfaith Calendar

June 18
Ramadan begins (Islamic)

July 28-21 
Ramadan ends with Eid-al-Fitr (Islamic)

Sept. 14-15
Rosh Hashana (Jewish)

Sept. 17
Ganesh Charturthi (Hindu)

Sept. 23
Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Sept 23-26
Eid-al-Adha (Islamic)

Oct. 4 
Last day of Sukkot (Jewish)

Nov. 1 
All Saints' Day (Christian)

Dec. 7-14
Hanukkah (Jewish)

Dec. 25
Christmas (Christian)

Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Kwanzaa (Interfaith)

Jan. 6
Epiphany (Christian)

Feb. 10
Ash Wednesday (Christian)

Feb. 15
Nirvana Day (Buddhist)

March 25
Good Friday (Christian)

March 27
Easter (Christian)

April 23
Pesach (Passover) begins (Jewish)

May 1
Easter (Orthodox) 

      

Official Notices, Deadlines, and Reminders

 For Faculty