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2016-2017 University Catalog

Academic Calendar


Academic Year 2016–2017*

Fall 2016

Drop/Add Period Begins Monday, August 22
Semester Begins Monday, August 29
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 5
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 6
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September 9
Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes) Monday, October 10
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, October 21
Spring Registration Begins Sunday-Friday, October 30-November 11
University is Open for Business

Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday-Friday, November 23-25
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 9
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, December 10
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 14
Final Examinations End Friday, December 16
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 16

Spring 2017

Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 11
Semester Begins Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Monday, January 16
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, January 27
Spring Recess (No Classes) Monday-Friday, March 6-10
Classes Resume  Monday, March 13
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, March 17
Fall and Summer Registration Begins  Sunday-Friday, April 2-14
Last Day of Classes Friday, April 28
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, April 29
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, May 3
Final Examinations End  Friday, May 5
Spring Semester Ends  Friday, May 5

Academic Year 2017–2018*

Fall 2017

Drop/Add Period Begins Monday, August 21
Semester Begins Monday August 28
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 4
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 5
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September 8
Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes) Monday, October 9
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, October 13
Spring Registration Begins Sunday-Friday, October 29-November 10
University Is Open for Business Wednesday, November 22
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 8
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, December 9
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 13
Final Examinations End Friday, December 15
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 15

Spring 2018

Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 10
Semester Begins Monday, January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Monday, January 15
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, January 26
Spring Recess (No Classes) Monday-Friday, March 5-9
Classes Resume Monday, March 12
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, March 16
Fall and Summer Registration Begins Sunday-Friday, April 1-13
Last Day of Classes Friday, April 27
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, April 28
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, May 2
Final Examinations End Friday, May 4
Spring Semester Ends Friday, May 4

 *The Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please visit our website for the most accurate information:  http://www.usciences.edu/registrar/calendar.shtml