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2016-2017 Academic Calendar

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Fee Deadlines

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Registration Calendar

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August 22, 2016First day of 2016-2017 appointment period (9-month)
September 6, 2016First day of classes (Fall 14-week semester)
October 12, 2016Registration begins for January 2017 semester
October 31, 2016Spring 2017 registration begins on a priority basis
November 23, 2016Thanksgiving recess begins at 5:30 pm, no classes Wednesday evening
November 24, 2016Thanksgiving, campus closed
November 25, 2016Thanksgiving recess in progress, most campus offices open for normal business hours
November 28, 2016Classes resume
December 14, 2016Last day of classes (Fall 14-week semester)
December 15, 2016Final examinations begin
December 17, 2016Commencement (students completing courses in December or January semester attend this ceremony)
December 21, 2016Last day of final examinations OFFICIAL END DATE OF THE FALL 2016 SEMESTER
December 22, 2016Holiday recess begins
January 3, 2017First day of class January 2017 semester
January 9-20, 2017Advising, testing and registration week
January 10, 2017Summer 2017 registration begins
January 16, 2017Observance of Martin Luther King Day - campus closed
January 20, 2017Last day of classes January 2017 semester OFFICIAL END DATE OF THE JANUARY 2017 SEMESTER
January 23, 2017First day of classes (Spring 14-week semester)
March 11, 2017Spring recess begins
March 20, 2017Classes resume
April 17, 2017Fall 2017 registration begins on a priority basis
May 5, 2017Last day of classes (Spring 14-week semester)
May 8, 2017Final examinations begin
May 12, 2017Last day of final examinations OFFICIAL END DATE OF THE SPRING 2017 SEMESTER
May 13, 2017Commencement (students completing courses in spring or summer semester attend this ceremony)
May 21, 2017Last day of contract period
May 27-29, 2017Memorial Day recess - campus closed
May 22, 2017Four week 1 and Ten Week classes begin
June 16, 2017Four week 1 classes end
June 19, 2017Four week 2, six-week and eight-week classes begin
July 4, 2017Independence Day observance - campus closed
July 14, 2017Four-week 2 classes end
July 17, 2017Four-week 3 classes begin
July 28, 2017Six-week and Ten Week classes end
August 11, 2017Four-week 3 and eight-week classes end OFFICIAL END OF SUMMER 2017 SEMESTER

Dates may change without notice.