Revised 2016 - 2017 Academic Calendar

The Academic calendar contains important dates and deadlines for students and faculty by semester. Dates include: term start and end, scheduled purges, registration periods and add/drop, last day to drop or withdraw, final examinations, various grade submission deadlines, web open/close for grade submissions, holidays and breaks, commencements, and graduation application deadlines. This calendar is subject to change without notice.

FALL SEMESTER 2016

AUGUST

6                                Freshman Orientation

8                                Purge Fall Schedules for Non-Payment

12                              Freshman Induction (PAC)

5-13                           Check-In

15                              All Full-Term and Subterm 1 Courses Begin

15-18                         Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop

18                              Last Day to Change Major

16                              Last Day to be Accepted or Readmitted for Fall 2016

18                              Last day of Registration/Last Day of Add-Drop Full Term and Subterm I

                                 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)

15-26                        Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term and Subterm I Courses

31                             President's Convocation

SEPTEMBER

1                               BOT Executive Committee Meeting

3                               No Saturday Courses (Labor Day Weekend)

5                               Labor Day Holiday – No Courses                

10-13                        Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission

13                             4 Week Grades Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m.

12-13                        Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

15                             Census Day

16                             Late Fall Graduation Applications Due

19                             Last Day to Drop Subterm 1 Courses and Receive WD

26                             Student Deadline:  Last Day for Students to Remove I-Grades Earned Spring & Summer Semesters

26-27                        Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 1 Courses

OCTOBER

3                               Faculty Deadline: Submit Removal of I-Grade Forms to Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.                  

5                               Last Day of Subterm 1 courses; Final Examinations 

13                             Final Exam Day for Subterm 1 Courses if needed   

13                             First Day of Subterm 2 Courses

14                              Last Day to Add-Drop Subterm 2 Courses with 100% Tuition Refund

13-27                         Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 2 Courses 

12-18                         Web Open for Final Grade Submission Subterm I

19-22                         Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses  

19-24                         Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission  (10 Week Grades)

21                              Final Day for Fall Graduation Application Submission

                                  Applications Submitted After This Date Will Not Appear In the Printed Program.

21                              Spring graduation Applications Due

24                              Midterm Grades Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m (10 Week Grades)

24-28                         Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

29                              Homecoming

31                              Last day to  Drop a Full-Term Class and Receive WD 

31                              Last day to Completely Withdraw from all Full-Term Courses and Receive W

NOVEMBER

1                                Registration for Spring Begins

11                              Last Day to Drop Subterm 2 Courses and receive WD 

15-18                         Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 2 Courses

19-27                         Thanksgiving Holiday Break   

28                              Courses Resume  12 Week Grades Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m.        

29                              Spring Schedules dropped for Non -Payment 

DECEMBER

1                               Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts) forGraduates Due in Registrar's Office by 5:00 p.m.   

2                               Last Day of Subterm 2 Courses; Final Examinations

3                               Web Opens for Final Grade Submission 

3-7                            Final Examinations for Full-Term Courses

8                               All Graduating Senior Grades Due in Computer by 12 noon 

9                               All Grades Due in Computer by 3:00 

10                             Fall Commencement Ceremony 

                                Spring Schedules dropped for Non-Payment

                                SAP Appeal Deadline for Spring Semester

10 - January 12         Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop

14                            Last Day for Faculty

15                            Purge Spring Schedule for Non-Payment

16                            Last Day for Staff

SPRING SEMESTER 2017 

JANUARY

1                              Last Day to Submit Change of Major for Spring Semester

3                              Staff Return to Work

4                              Faculty Return to Work

9                              All Full-Term and Subterm I Courses Begin

12                            Last Day to Change Major

                               Last day for Late Registration/Add-Drop

9-20                         Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term and Subterm 1 Courses

10                            Last Day to be Accepted or Readmitted for Spring 2017

12                            Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)

12                            Last Day of Registration/Last Day of Add-Drop  Full Term and Subterm I

16                            Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No Courses

18-20                       BOT Winter Retreat

FEBRUARY

4-7                          Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission

6-7                          Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

7                             4 Week Grades Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m.

9                             Census Day

10                           Last Day to Drop Subterm 1 Courses and Receive WD

13-14                      Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 1 Courses

15                            Late Spring Graduation Applications Due

20                            Student Deadline:  Last Day for Students to Remove I-Grades Earned Fall Semester

21-22                       Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

22                            Graduate School Open House (CCE President's Banquet Room - 4-7 pm)

27                            Faculty Deadline: Submit Removal of I-Grade Forms to Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.

27                            Last Day of Subterm 1 Courses: Final Examinations

28                            First Day of Subterm 2 Courses

28 – March 6           Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 2 Courses

MARCH

1-6                          Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 2 Courses

1-7                          Midterm Examinations

2                             Last Day to Add/Drop Subterm 2 Courses with 100% Tuition Refund

8                             Graduate School Open House (CCE President's Banquet Room and Graduate Seminar Room - 1-7 pm)

9                             BOT Executive Committee Meeting

2-10                        Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission (8 Week Grades)                         

10                           Midterm Grades Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m. (8 Week Grades)

                               Extremely Late Spring Graduation Applications Due 

                               Applications Submitted After This Date Will Not Appear in the Printed Program.

11-19                       Spring Break

20                            Courses Resume

22                            Wildcat Day at the Capitol

21-22                       Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses

22                            Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Class and receive WD

                               Last Day to Completely Withdraw from all Full-Term Courses and Receive W

23-24                       Alumni Day of Service

31                            Academic Showcase

APRIL

3                             Student Honors & Awards

3                             Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins

6-10                        Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission

9                             Annual Spring Concert

10                           12 Week Grades Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m.

11                           Last Day to Drop Subterm 2 Courses and Receive WD

11-12                      Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 2 Courses

14                           Good Friday - No Courses

                               Last Day to Apply for Admissions for Online Summer Session

15                           No Saturday Courses (Easter weekend)

17                           Summer Graduation Applications Due

19-21                      BOT Full Board Meeting

24                           Faculty / Staff Honors & Awards

24                           Last Day to Submit all Financial Aid Documents for Online Summer Session

26                           Rite of Sankofa

28                           Last Day of Subterm 2 Courses

29                           Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts) for Graduates Due in Registrar’s Office by 3:00 p.m.

29-3                        Final Exams  

30                           Final Examinations for Saturday Courses

TBA                         Male Summit

MAY

1                             Last Day to Submit Change of Major for Summer Semester

1                             Purge Summer Schedules for Non-Payment

1                             Fall Graduation Application Due Date

1-3                          Final Examinations for All Full-Term Courses

4                             All Graduating Senior Grades Due in Computer by 12 noon

8                             All Grades Due in Computer by 3:00 p.m.

                               Consecration

9                             President's Reception

10                           Commencement

TBA                         Church and Community Day

                               Wildcat Day on the Hill

                               Senior Day

SUMMER SEMESTER 2017 

MAY

1                             Last Day to Submit Change of Major for Summer Semester

1                             Purge Summer Schedules for Non-Payment

12                           Prerequisties Purge Summer and Fall Courses

15                           Summer Full Term and Subterm 1 Session Begins / First Day of Courses

15-18                      Late Registration / Add-Drop Summer Full Term and Subterm 1 Courses

18                           Last Day to Drop Without Receiving a WD

18                           Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)

18                           Last Day to Add

15-25                      Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term, Subterm 1, and Online

29                           Memorial Day Holiday – No Courses

JUNE

7-11                        Midterm Examinations Online Summer Session

12-15                      Mandatory Attendance Verification Subterm 1

13                           Last Day to Drop Subterm 1 Courses and Receive WD

14                           Midterm Grades Due for Online Summer Session

15                           Purge Summer B Schedules for Non-Payment

19                           Last Day to Drop / Withdraw from Online Summer Session and Receive WD

19-20                      Orientation

22                           Last Day of Subterm 1 Courses; Final Examinations

22-23                       Web Open for Subterm 1 Grade Submission

23                            Final Grades for Subterm 1 Courses Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m.

26                            Summer Subterm 2 Begins / First Day of Courses

26-27                       Orientation

                               Late Registration / Add-Drop Subterm 2

27                           Last Day to Drop Without Receiving a WD

27                           Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)

28                           Last Day to Withdraw from University and Receive W

26-July 6                 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm 2

JULY

1-6                          Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term and Subterm 2 Courses

3-6                          Final Examinations for Online Summer Session

4                             Independence Day Holiday - No Courses

6                             Last Day for Summer 8-Week Term

6                             Last Day to Drop a Full Term Class and Receive WD

6                             Last Day to Completely Withdraw from all Full-Term Courses and Receive W

10                           Dr. Bethune's Birthday 

10-11                      Orientation

12                           Dr. Bethune's Birthday Celebration (White Hall - 10-12 noon)

13                           Grades Due for Online Summer Session

14                           Purge Fall Schedules for Non-Payment

14                           Fall Graduation Application Late Due Date

25                           Last Day to Drop Subterm 2 Courses and Receive a WD

24-28                      Mandatory Attendance Verification for Subterm 2

AUGUST

3                             Last Day of Subterm 2 Courses; Final Examinations

3-4                          Web Open for Full Term and Subterm 2 Grade Submission

4                             Final Grades for Full Term and Subterm 2 Courses Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m.