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

Spring Semester 2017

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

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

2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

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

Spring Semester 2018

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

2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018

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

Spring Semester 2019

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