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.

2014-2015

Fall Semester 2014

Aug. 21-24Orientation
Aug. 25Classes Begin
Sept. 1-5Late drop/add (with $20 fee) - in Registrar Office only
Oct. 11-14Fall Break (classes resume Oct. 15)
Oct. 24-26Family Weekend
Nov. 26-30Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Dec. 1)
Dec. 10Fall Semester Classes End
(Dec. 8-10, classes at professor's option)
Dec. 11Reading Day
Dec. 12 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 18 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2015

Jan. 12Classes begin
Jan. 19Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Jan. 19-23Late drop/add (with $20 fee) - in Registrar Office only
Feb. 28 - March 8Spring Break (classes resume March 9)
March 20Last day for seniors to declare Pass/Fail grading choices
April 4-7Easter Break (classes resume April 8)
May 6Spring Semester Classes End
(April 30-May 6, classes at professor's option)
May 7Reading Day
May 8 (8:40 a.m.) - May 13 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period, including Sunday afternoon (Seniors must complete exams by Monday, May 11, 5:15 pm)
May 16Baccalaureate (4:45 p.m.)
May 17Commencement (10 a.m.)

Download the 2014-2015 long version of the Academic Calendar (DOC).

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

Aug. 20 - 23Orientation
Aug. 24Classes Begin
Oct. 12-13Fall Break
Nov. 25-27Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Nov. 30)
Dec. 9Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 10Reading Day
Dec. 11 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 17 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2016

Jan. 11Classes Begin
Jan. 18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Feb. 29-March 4Spring Break (classes resume March 7)
March 28-29Easter Break
May 4Spring Semester Classes End
May 5Reading Day
May 6 (8:40 am) - May 11 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 14Baccalaureate (4:45 p.m.)
May 15Commencement (10 a.m.)

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 7)
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 (4:45 p.m.)
May 21Commencement (10 a.m.)