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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

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
April 25 (11:15 a.m.)Spring Convocation (12:15 p.m.-only classes cancelled)
May 10Spring Semester Classes End
May 11Reading Day
May 12 (8:40 a.m.) - 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
Oct. 20Fall Convocation (Afternoon classes cancelled after 2:30 p.m.)
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
April 24 (11:15 a.m.)Spring Convocation (12:15 p.m.-only classes cancelled)
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.)

Download the 2017-2018 long version of the Academic Calendar (PDF).

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)
April 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.)

2019-2020

Fall Semester 2019

Aug. 22-25Orientation
Aug. 26Classes Begin
Oct. 14-15Fall Break
Nov. 27-29Thanksgiving Break (classes resume Dec. 2)
Dec. 11Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 12Reading Day
Dec. 13 (8:40 a.m.) - Dec. 19 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period (No exams Sunday)

Spring Semester 2020

Jan. 13Classes Begin
Jan. 20Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
March 2-6Spring Break (classes resume March 9)
April 13-14Easter Break
May 6Spring Semester Classes End
May 7Reading Day
May 8 (8:40 am) - May 13 (5:15 p.m.)Examination Period, including Sunday Afternoon
May 16Baccalaureate (4:30 p.m.)
May 17Commencement (10 a.m.)