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2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Note: This calendar reflects only the holidays observed during academic semesters. Please see the University calendar website for the faculty/staff holiday schedule and other calendars, and the Schedule of Classes portion of Testudo for information on academic deadlines, examination schedules, etc.

Fall Semester 2015

First Day of Classes August 31 (Monday)
Labor Day September 7 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Recess November 26-29 (Thursday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes December 11 (Friday)
Reading Day December 12 (Saturday)
Final Exams December 14-19 (Monday-Saturday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony December 19 (Saturday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies December 20 (Sunday)

Winter Term 2016

Classes Begin January 4 (Monday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 18 (Monday)
Classes End January 22 (Friday)

Spring Semester 2016

First Day of Classes January 25 (Monday)
Spring Break March 13-20 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 10 (Tuesday)
Reading Day May 11 (Wednesday)
Final Exams May 12-18 (Thursday-Wednesday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony May 18 (Wednesday)
Senior Day May 19 (Thursday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 19 (Thursday) and May 20 (Friday)

Summer Term 2016

Sessions I and I-A Begin May 31 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 17 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 20 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Monday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 8 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 11 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 29 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins August 1 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 19 (Friday)

All dates are potentially subject to change.