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.

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

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

Spring Semester 2016

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

Download the 2015-2016 long version of the Academic Calendar (DOC).

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

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 (4:45 p.m.)
May 20 Commencement (10 a.m.)