Spring 2016 Important Dates and Deadlines

Date Event
Oct 19 Academic Advising for Spring 2016 begins
Nov 9-13 Spring 2016 Priority Registration for all currently enrolled students
Nov 16 Open registration begins for Spring 2016 at 8:00am
Jan 10 Weekend Degree Program: Spring Term 3 - Preassignment Date
Jan 11 SPRING FULL-TERM CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00am
Jan 11-17 Late registrations, Course drop/add period
Jan 15 Last day for changing from credit to audit or vice versa
Jan 16 Weekend Degree Program: Spring Term 3 - First Saturday Class
Jan 17

Last day for late registrations and adding classes
Last day to drop Spring full-term classes and receive 100% refund

Jan 18 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday - University Closed
Jan 18-Apr 12 All undergraduate students must have advisor's signature to withdraw from courses.  Instructor signatures are also required for Military Science, Montessori, and Physics course withdrawals.
Jan 22 Deadline for ALL students to file degree/walker application for May Graduation
Feb 15 Midterm Grading Open
Mar 5 Weekend Degree Program: Spring Term 4 - Last day to register for Spring term 4
Mar 7-11 Spring break. No classes Mar 7 through Mar 11
Mar 5

Weekend Degree Program: Spring Term 3 - Last Saturday Class

Mar 6 Weekend Degree Program: Spring Term 4 -  Preassignment Date
Mar 7 Deadline for faculty submission of midterm grades
Fall 2016 Academic Advising Begins
Mar 9 Last day for MBA students to withdraw from first MBA session courses
Mar 12 Weekend Degree Program: Spring Term 4 - First Saturday Class
Mar 15 End of first MBA session
Mar 16 Second MBA session begins

Mar 24-28

Easter Holiday.  No Classes Mar 24 through Mar 28; except Monday once-a-week,
non-lab classes that start 4:00 PM or later.

University closed Mar 24 at 3:00 PM and reopens Mar 29

Apr 4 Summer 2016 registration for all students begins
Apr 4-8

Fall 2016 Priority Registration for all currently enrolled students

Apr 12 Final date for undergraduates to withdraw from Spring full-term courses
Apr 19 Final grading open for Spring 2016
Apr 28 Weekend Degree Program: Last day to withdraw from Spring Term 4 classes
Apr 29 Last day of classes
Final date for graduate students to withdraw from Spring full-term courses
May 3-6 Spring Semester final examinations
May 1 Last day for MBA students to withdraw from second session MBA courses
May 2 Study Day-No exams scheduled before 4:00pm
May 5 End of second MBA session
May 7 End of Spring Semester (official Graduation Date)
May 7 Weekend Degree Program: Spring Term 4 - Last Saturday Class
May 10 Deadline for Spring 2016 final grade submission by 12:00pm
May 14 Commencement Ceremony

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