Fall 2016

Fall 2016

August

Wed. 24 Residence halls open 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon for entering
freshmen and new transfer students
Fri. 26 Honor Convocation
Sat. 27 Returning Students move in 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Mon. 29 Classes begin (16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)

September

Fri. 2 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 pm, 16-week semester &
1st 8-week term)
Mon. 5 Labor Day observed (no classes)
Wed. 7 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course
without a grade of W
Fri. 16 Last day to drop a 16-week semester course
without a grade of W
Fri. 16 - Sun. 18 Family Weekend
Fri. 23 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade
for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 23 Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8-week
course without a grade of F
Tue. 27 Declaration of Major is due (B.A./B.S. students only)

October

Fri. 14 Classes end for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 14 Last day to withdraw from the University (all courses) if
registered for a 1st 8-week course (students may not be
enrolled for 2nd 8-week session if withdrawing from
1st 8-week session)
Sat. 15 - Tue. 18 Fall Break (16-week semester); residence halls remain
open
Mon. 17 - Fri. 21 Final exams for 1st 8-week term
Wed. 19 - Fri. 28 Pre-registration Advising
Mon. 24 Classes begin (2nd 8-week term)
Fri. 21 - Sat. 22 Homecoming Weekend
Fri. 28 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade (16-week
semester)
Fri. 28 Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without a
grade of F
Fri. 28 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 pm, 2nd 8-week term)
Mon. 31 Advance registration for upcoming Spring semester begins

November

Wed. 2 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of W
Fri. 11 Advance registration for upcoming Spring semester ends
Fri. 18 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 2nd 8-week
term
Fri. 18 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course without a
grade of F
Wed. 23 - Sun. 27 *Thanksgiving Break (Eagle Landing remains open. Other
residence halls close at l0:00 a.m. Wednesday and reopen
at 2:00 p.m. Sunday)

December

Fri. 9 Last day of classes for 16-week semester and
2nd 8-week term
Fri. 9 Last day to withdraw from the University if registered for
16-week courses and/or 2nd 8-week courses if no grade
has been received in 1st 8-week term
Sat. 10 - Sun. 11 Reading Period
Mon. 12 - Fri. 16 Final examinations
(16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term)
Sat. 17 Residence halls (except for Eagle Landing) close at
10:00 a.m.
*Out-of-state and international students may contact the Office of Residence Life and Housing to investigate possible housing options during Break.