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2016-2017 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 2016

First Day of Classes August 29 (Monday)
Labor Day September 5 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Recess November 23-27 (Wednesday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes December 12 (Monday)
Reading Day December 13 (Tuesday)
Final Exams December 14-20 (Wednesday-Tuesday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony December 20 (Tuesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies December 21 (Wednesday)

Winter Term 2017

Classes Begin January 3 (Tuesday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 16 (Monday)
Classes End January 23 (Monday)

Spring Semester 2017

First Day of Classes January 25 (Wednesday)
Spring Break March 19-26 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 11 (Thursday)
Reading Day May 12 (Friday)
Final Exams May 13-19 (Saturday-Friday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 20 (Saturday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony and College/Department Ceremonies May 21 (Sunday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 22 (Monday)

Summer Term 2017

Sessions I and I-A Begin May 30 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 16 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 19 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Tuesday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 7 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 10 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 28 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins July 31 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 18 (Friday)

All dates are potentially subject to change.