Academics

Academic Calendar

What and When

Our academic calendar will tell you everything you need to know about starting and ending dates.

Tentative Dates-Subject to Change

Fall 2014 Calendar

Spring 2015 Calendar

Summer 2015 Calendar

Basic Academic Calendar 2014-2016 

Important Dates to Remember

The typical Fall and Spring semester lasts 16 weeks. Fall begins in August and ends in December. Spring begins in January and ends in May. The typical summer session lasts 8 weeks beginning in late May/early June and ending in late July. However, there are some bi-term classes scheduled each semester that are shorter in length than the typical semester or session. Check the detailed academic calendars for a complete listing of beginning and ending dates.

    Fall 2014  Spring 2015 Summer 2015 
Tuition Due    August 15
or online
midnight August 17 
January 9
(or online
11 pm January 11)
May 22
(or online
11 pm May 25)
First day of classes.  
August 18
January 12 May 26
Last day to drop a course without a grade. 
August 22  January 16 May 29
Last day to withdraw and receive a full refund.  
August 22  January 16 May 29
Last day to withdraw and receive a 50% refund.  
September 16  February 10
June 9
Last day to file an application for a degree in the
Admissions & Records Office.

October 15 March 16 June 10
Last day for students, at their discretion, to officially
withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W".

October 13 March 10 June 19
Last day for students, at the discretion of the
instructor, to officially withdraw from a class
and receive a grade of "W".  

December 5 April 29 July 17
Final Exams 
December 8-12  May 4-9
July 20-July 21
Commencement ceremony
  December 12 May 8