Academic Calendar

Spring 2016



January 15
Residences Open at 12pm
January 18
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day*
January 19
Instruction Begins for Spring Semester
February 15
Presidents' Day
March 13
Residences Close at 12pm
March 14 - 25
Spring Recess
March 25
Residences Open at 12pm
May 9
Classes End
May 10 - 13
Reading Week
May 13
Last Day of Instruction
May 16 - 20
Finals Week
May 20
Spring Semester Ends
May 22
Commencement
May 23
Move-out Day (by 10am)
May 30
Memorial Day*

Summer 2016



June 6
Ramadan Begins**
June 17
Move-in Day for Summer Arabic Intensive (SAI)
June 18
Orientation for SAI
June 19
Instruction Begins for SAI
July 2
Laylat al-Qadr Holiday (27th Day of Ramadan)**
July 4
Independence Day Holiday*
July 6
Eid al-Fitr Holiday**
July 9
Classes held
July 30
Last Day of Instruction for SAI (Final exam only)
July 31
Certificate Ceremony for SAI
July 31
Move-out Day for SAI (by 4pm)
 

Fall 2016



August 13
Move-in Day
August 14-15
Freshman Orientation
August 15
All Student Orientation
August 17
Instruction Begins for Fall Semester
September 5
Labor Day Holiday*
September 11-14
Eid al-Adha Holiday*
November 11
Veterans Day Holiday*
November 24
Thanksgiving Holiday*
December 5
Classes end
December 6-12
Reading Week
December 12
Last Day of Instruction
December 13-19
Finals Week
December 23
Fall Semester Ends
December 26
Christmas Day Holiday*
January 2
New Year’s Day Holiday*

Spring 2017



January 16
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday*
January 17
Instruction Begins for Spring Semester
February 20
Presidents' Day Holiday (Classes held.)
March 13-24
Spring Recess
May 8
Classes End
May 9-12
Reading Week
May 12
Last Day of Instruction
May 15-19
Finals Week
May 19
Spring Semester Ends
May 21
Commencement
May 22
Move-out by 10:00 AM
May 29
Memorial Day Holiday*
 

* Academic and Administrative Holiday
** Exact date to be determined