Academic Calendar

2015–2021

Fall Semester
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20-21
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20-21
Orientation Sep 4–7 Sep 2–5 Sep 1–4 Aug 31–Sep 3 Aug 30–Sept 2 Sept 4-7
Fall Class Start Sep 8 Sep 6 Sep 5 Sep 4 Sep 3 Sep 8
Registration Deadline Sep 21 Sep 19 Sep 18 Sep 17 Sep 16 Sep 21
Nobel Conference Oct 6–7 Sep 27–28 Oct 3–4 Oct 2–3 Sep 24-25 Oct 6-7
First Half Finals Oct 23 Oct 21 Oct 20 Oct 19 Oct 18 Oct 23
Fall Break Oct 24–27 Oct 22–25 Oct 21–24 Oct 20–23 Oct 19-22 Oct 24-27
MidTerm Grades Oct 28 Oct 26 Oct 25 Oct 24 Oct 23 Oct 28
Withdraw Deadline Nov 13 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 9 Nov 8 Nov 13
IEX Registration Nov 2–5 Oct 31–Nov 3 Oct 30–Nov 2 Oct 29–Nov 1 Nov 4-7 Nov 2-5
Spring Registration Nov 8–19 Nov 7–17 Nov 6–16 Nov 5–15 Nov 11–21 Nov 9–19
Thanksgiving Nov 25–29 Nov 23–27 Nov 22–26 Nov 21–25 Nov 27–Dec 3 Nov 25–29
Final Class Day Dec 15 Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 15
Reading Day Dec 16 Dec 15 Dec 14 Dec 15 Dec 14 Dec 16
Final Exams Dec 17–21 Dec 16–20 Dec 15–19 Dec 17–20 Dec 16–19 Dec 17–21
Fall Semester Ends Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 21
Christmas Recess Dec 22–Jan 3 Dec 21–Jan 2 Dec 20–Jan 7 Dec 21–Jan 6 Dec 20–Jan 5 Dec 22–Jan 3
January Interim Experience
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20–21
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20–21
January Interim Experience Jan 4–29 Jan 3–27 Jan 8–Feb 2 Jan 7–Feb 1 Jan 6–31 Jan 4–29
Touring Week Jan 30–Feb 7 Jan 28–Feb 5 Feb 3–11 Feb 2–10 Feb 1–9 Jan 30-Feb 7
Spring Semester
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20–21
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20–21
Spring Class Start Feb 8 Feb 6 Feb 12 Feb 11 Feb 10 Feb 8
Registration Deadline Feb 19 Feb 17 Feb 23 Feb 22 Feb 21 Feb 19
First Half Finals Mar 24 Mar 24 Mar 29 Mar 29 Mar 27 Mar 26
Spring Break Mar 25–Apr 3* Mar 25–Apr 2 Mar 30–Apr 8 Mar 30–Apr 7 Apr 6–13 Mar 27–Apr 5
MidTerm Grades Mar 30 Mar 29 Apr 4 Apr 3 Apr 2 Mar 31
Easter Recess Mar 25–Apr 3* Apr 14–Apr 17 Mar 30–Apr 8 Apr 19-22 Apr 6–13 Mar 27–Apr 5
Fall Registration Apr 11–21 Apr 18–27 Apr 16–26 Apr 23–May 2 Apr 20–30 Apr 19–29
Withdraw Deadline Apr 22 Apr 21 Apr 27 Apr 26 Apr 24 Apr 23
MayDay Apr 27 May 3 May 2 May 1 Apr 29 Apr 28
Honors Day May 7 May 6 May 5 May 4 May 2 May 1
Final Class Day May 18 May 17 May 23 May 22 May 20 May 19
Reading Day May 19 May 18 May 24 May 23 May 21 May 20
Final Exams May 20–24 May 19–23 May 25–29 May 24–28 May 22–26 May 21–25
Spring Semester Ends May 24 May 23 May 29 May 28 May 26 May 25
Commencement* May 29 May 28 Jun 2 Jun 1 May 30 May 30
Class Days
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20–21
Academic Year 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20 20–21
Fall Class Days 66 67 67 69 69 66
January Class Days 20 19 20 20 20 20
Spring Class Days 68 66 67 66 67 67
Total 154 152 154 155 156 153

* A faculty vote on September 23, 2016 approved moving commencement activities from Sunday to Saturday starting May 2018.