Dec 03, 2020  
2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Academic Year 2015–2016*

Fall 2015

Drop/Add Period Begins Monday, August 24
Semester Begins Monday, August 31
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 7
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 8
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September 11
Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes) Monday, October 12
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, October 23
Spring Registration Begins Sunday–Friday, November 1-13
University Is Open for Business

Wednesday, November 25

Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday–Friday, November 25-27
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 11
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, December 12
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 16
Final Examinations End Friday, December 18
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 18

Spring 2016

Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 13
Semester Begins  Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Monday, January 18
Drop/Add Period Ends  Friday, January 29
Spring Recess (No Classes)  Monday–Friday, March 7-11
Classes Resume  Monday, March 14
Course Withdrawal Deadline  Friday, March 18
Fall and Summer Registration Begins  Sunday–Friday, April 3-15
Last Day of Classes  Friday, April 29
Final Examinations Begin  Saturday, April 30
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)  Wednesday, May 4
Final Examinations End  Friday, May 6
Spring Semester Ends  Friday, May 6

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 1–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

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

**Instructor discretion – see Makeup Examination policy in the University Catalog or Student Handbook