Academic Calendars

The college lists academic calendars for the next three academic years. Visit our schedules and courses page for semester course listings, the daily schedule, exam schedules, and future dates for commencement. The college also maintains a religious observance calendar for reference in scheduling assignments and programs.

2016-2017

Fall Semester 2016

Aug. 18-21Orientation
Aug. 22Classes Begin
Oct. 10-11Fall Break
Nov. 23-25Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 28)
Dec. 7Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 8Reading Day
Dec. 9 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 15 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2017

Jan. 16Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes) 
Jan. 17Classes Begin
March 6-10Spring Break (classes resume March 13)
April 17-18Easter Break
May 10Spring Semester Classes End
May 11Reading Day
May 12 (8:40 am) - May 17 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 20Baccalaureate (4:30 p.m.)
May 21Commencement (10 a.m.)

Download the 2016-2017 long version of the Academic Calendar (PDF).

2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

Aug. 17-20Orientation
Aug. 21Classes Begin
Oct. 9-10Fall Break
Nov. 22-24Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 27)
Dec. 6Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 7Reading Day
Dec. 8 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 14 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2018

Jan. 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes) 
Jan. 16Classes Begin
March 5-9Spring Break (classes resume March 12)
April 2-3Easter Break
May 9Spring Semester Classes End
May 10Reading Day
May 11 (8:40 am) - May 16 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 19Baccalaureate (4:30 p.m.)
May 20Commencement (10 a.m.)

2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018

Aug. 16-19Orientation
Aug. 20Classes Begin
Oct. 8-9Fall Break
Nov. 21-23Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 26)
Dec. 5Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 6Reading Day
Dec. 7 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 13 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2019

Jan. 14Classes Begin
Jan. 21Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes) 
March 4-8Spring Break (classes resume March 11)
March 22-23Easter Break
May 8Spring Semester Classes End
May 9Reading Day
May 10 (8:40 am) - May 15 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 18Baccalaureate (4:30 p.m.)
May 19Commencement (10 a.m.)