Events and Calendars

Important Dates for Parents--Fall 2016-Spring 2017

August 26-27, 2016

Freshman Move-In
August 27- 31New Student Orientation

August 28

University apartments and residence halls open for sophomores and upperclassmen at noon

September 1

First day of classes

September 5Labor Day - no classes

October 7-9

Family Weekend

October 21

Fall Break Day

November 7-14

Undergraduate registration for spring term

November 21-27

Thanksgiving Break **

December 9Last day of classes
December 10-12 

Reading Period

December 13-22Final exams
December 22Residence halls close at 6 PM
December 23 - January 8Mid-year vacation
January 8Residence halls re-open at noon
January  9-27Intersession   (no classes on January 16- MLK holiday)
January 30First day of Spring semester classes

March 20-26

Spring Break **

April 3-7

Undergraduate registration for Fall term

April 21-23

Homecoming/Alumni Weekend

April 28-30Spring Fair Weekend
May 5Last day of classes

May 6-9

Reading Period

May 10-18

Final exams

May 19Residence halls close at noon
May 24


 ** Students who stay for Thanksgiving and Spring breaks are required to notify Housing of their plans in advance and may remain in their room during break.  Dining services not available during this time and monitored commons areas will be closed.