Fall 2016 Important Dates and Deadlines

Date Event
Apr 4-8 Fall 2016 Priority Registration for all currently enrolled students
Apr 11 Open registration begins for Fall 2016 at 8:00am
Aug 14 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 1 - Preassignment Date
Aug 20 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 1 - First Saturday Class
Aug 22 FALL FULL-TERM CLASSES BEGIN at 8:00 AM
First session MBA classes begin.
Aug 22-28 Late registrations, Course drop/add period
Aug 26 Last day to change from credit to audit or vice versa
Aug 28

Last day for late registrations and adding classes online
Last day to drop Fall full-term classes online and receive 100% refund
Last day to drop/add MBA first session classes online and receive 100% refund

Aug 29 - Nov 21 Undergraduate withdrawal period
Sep 5 Labor Day, University closed, no classes
Sep 13 Classes from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM are suspended for Spirit Celebration
Sept 30 Deadline for students to file degree application for December graduation
Oct 1

Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 1 - Last Day to withdraw from Fall Term 1 classes

Oct 6 & 7 Fall Holiday, no classes except evening one day a week lecture classes.  Please check your class syllabus.  Offices are open.
Oct 7 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 2 - Last day to register for Fall Term 2
Oct 8 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 1 - Last Saturday class
Oct 9 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 2 - Preassignment Date
Oct 10 Midterm grading opens
Oct 15 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 2 - First Saturday Class
Oct 17 Deadline for faculty submission of fall midterm grades
Spring 2017 academic advising begins
Nov 7-11 Spring 2017 Priority Registration for all currently enrolled students
Nov 21 Final date for undergraduate students to withdraw from Fall full-term courses
Nov 23-Nov 27

Thanksgiving Holiday begins. No classes Wednesday, Nov 23 through Sunday, Nov 27.  Campus offices close at 3:00pm on Wednesday, Nov 23 and reopen on Monday, Nov 28

Nov 28 Final grading open for Fall 2016
Dec 10 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 2 - Last Day to withdraw from Fall Term 2 classes
Dec 9

Last day of classes
Final date for graduate students to withdraw from Fall full-term courses

Dec 10 Weekend Degree Program: Fall Term 2 - Last Saturday Class
Dec 10-11 Study Weekend
Dec 12-16 Fall Semester final examinations (Dec 16 reserved as final exam make-up day)
Dec 18 End of Fall Semester (official Graduation Date)
Dec 20 Deadline for Fall 2016 final grade submission by 12:00pm

CautionThe University reserves the right to change these dates as deemed necessary.