Academic Calendar

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 12-14
Eid al-Adha Holiday*
November 11
Veterans Day** Classes Held
November 21-23
Thanksgiving Academic break***
November 24-25
Thanksgiving Holiday*
December 12
Classes End
December 13-16
Reading Week
December 16
Last Day of Instruction
December 19-23
Finals Week
December 23
Fall Semester Ends
December 26
Christmas Day Holiday (observed)*
January 2
New Year’s Day Holiday (observed)*

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 23
Move-out by 6pm
May 29
Memorial Day Holiday*
 

Summer 2017



June 17
Move-in Day for Summer Arabic Intensive (SAI)
June 18
Orientation for SAI
June 19
Instruction Begins for SAI
June 22
Laylat al-Qadr Holiday (27th Day of Ramadan)* (Tentative)
June 26
Eid al-Fitr Holiday* (Tentative)
July 4
Independence Day Holiday*
August 2
Last Day of Instruction for SAI
August 3
Certificate Ceremony for SAI
August 4
Move-out Day for SAI (by 12pm)

Fall 2017



August 21
Move-in Day
August 22-23
Orientation Freshman
August 23
Welcome Luncheon
August 25
Instruction Begins for Fall Semester
September 1-4
Eid al-Adha Holiday*
September 4
Labor Day Holiday*
November 10
Veterans' Day** Classes Held
November 20-22
Thanksgiving Academic Break***
November 23-24
Thanksgiving Admin. Holiday*
December 12
Classes End
December 13-15
Reading Week
December 15
Last Day of Instruction
December 17-22
Finals Week
December 22
Fall Semester Ends
December 25
Christmas Day Holiday*
January 1
New Year’s Day Holiday*
 

Spring 2018



January 15
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday*
January 16
Instruction Begins for Spring Semester
February 19
Presidents Day Holiday** Classes Held
March 19-30
Spring Recess
May 7
Classes End
May 8-11
Reading Week
May 11
Last Day of Instruction
May 13-18
Finals Week
May 18
Spring Semester Ends
May 20
Commencement
May 23
Move-out by 6pm
May 28
Memorial Day Holiday*

Summer 2018



June 18
Move-in Day for Summer Arabic Intensive (SAI)
June 19
Orientation for SAI
June 20
Instruction Begins for SAI
July 4
Independence Day Holiday*
August 2
Last Day of Instruction for SAI
August 3
Certificate Ceremony for SAI
August 4
Move-out Day for SAI by 12pm
 

*Academic and Administrative Holiday—College closed
**Administrative Staff Holiday only (floating)—College open
***Academic Holiday only—No classes—College open