Undergraduate Academic Calendar

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

Sunday, August 23 First Year Student Move in Day
Wednesday, August 26 Returning Student Move in Day
Thursday, August 27 Classes Begin
Friday, September 4 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature.Last day to add first half semester classes, to change to P/F option (first half semester classes), enroll from wait list (first half semester classes)or drop first half semester classes without a “W.”
Monday, September 7 Labor day, Classes will be held.
Friday, Sept 11 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/F option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date).
Wednesday, Sept 30 Deadline to apply for December 2015 Graduation
Friday, Oct. 2 No classes. Inauguration of President Baenninger.
Last day to drop first half-semester classes with a “W.”
Saturday and Sunday, October 3 & 4 Family Weekend
Monday, October 12 – Tuesday, October 13 Fall Break, no classes
Thursday, October 15 First half semester classes end
Thursday, October 22 Second half semester classes begin
Monday, October 26 Last day to add second half semester classes, to drop second half semester classes without a “W,” to enroll from wait list (second half semester courses), or change P/F option (second half semester classes).
Monday, October 26 HOLDS email sent to students (will prevent students from registering for Spring 2016)
Friday, October 30 Deadline to apply for May 2016 Graduation
Monday, November 2 Last day to drop second half semester classes and full semester classes with a “W”
Monday, November 9 Registration Spring 2016 Semester begins.
Wednesday, November 25 – Friday November 27 Thanksgiving recess, no classes, residence halls close 10:00a.m.; halls re-open Sunday, November 29 at 12:00 noon.
Monday, November 30 Classes resume
Wednesday, December 9 Last classes meet
Thursday, Dec 10 – Friday, Dec 11 Reading days, no classes
Saturday, December 12 Final Examinations begin
Friday, December 18 All examinations and semester end.
Wednesday, December 23 Grades viewable online

January & Spring 2016

TBA Registration/Orientation for new students, returning students not pre-registered, non-Drew students and special students.
TBA New Student Orientation – for new first year and transfer students, residential and commuter; move-in day for new residential students.
TBA Returning student move-in day; Residence Halls open at 12 PM, dining hall opens at dinner.
Monday, Jan 18 Classes Begin
Monday, January 25 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature.Last day to add first half semester classes, to change to P/F option(first half semester classes), enroll from wait list (first half semester classes)or drop first half semester classes without a “W.”
Monday, February 1 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/U option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date). Outstanding “I” grades from the Fall 2015 term convert to “F” grades.
Friday, February 5 99 Nights
Saturday, February 20 Snow Day Class make up day if needed
Tuesday, February 23 Last day to drop first half-semester classes with a “W.”
Saturday, February 27 Snow Day Class make up day if needed
Friday, March 4 Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.; residences close at 7:00 p.m.; residences re-open at 12:00 noon on Sunday, March 13.
Monday, March 14 Class Resume, last week of first half semester classes
 Mon. Apr 18 Registration for summer 2016 begins
Monday, March 21 Last day to add second half semester classes, to drop second half semester classes without a “W,” to enroll from wait list (second half semester classes), or change P/U option (second half semester classes).
Friday, April 1 Last day to withdraw from a semester long class with a grade of “W”
Monday, April 11 Fall 2016 registration begins
Monday, April 11 Last day to drop second half semester classes with a grade of “W”
Monday, May 2 Last classes meet
Tuesday, May 3 – Wednesday, May 4 Reading days, no classes
Thursday, May 5 Final Examinations begin, CLA students required to check out 24 hours after their final examination
Wednesday, May 11 Last day of final examination, semester ends
TBA All non-graduating students must check out by noon
Friday, May 13 Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, May 14 Commencement 10:30a.m. Residence Halls close at 7p.m.

Summer School 2016

Monday, May 23 – Thursday, June 30 Summer Term Session I (6 weeks)
Tuesday, July 5 – Thursday, August 11 Summer Term Session II (6 weeks)
Monday, May 23 – Thursday, August 11 Summer Term Session III (12 weeks)
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day Memorial Day, no summer classes
Monday, June 6 Outstanding Incomplete Grades from Spring 2016 convert to “F” grades
TBA Educational Opportunity Scholars Program
Monday, July 4 Independence Day Observed, no summer classes

2016-2017

Fall Semester 2016

Monday, Aug 29 First day of classes
Monday, Oct 10 and Tuesday,  Oct 11 Fall Break
Wednesday, Nov 23 – Friday, Nov 25 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 9 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 10 and Sunday, Dec 11 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 12 – Friday, Dec 16 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 16 Last day of term
Monday, Jan 16 Spring start
Saturday Mar 18, Saturday Mar 25, and  Saturday Apr 1 Snow day make up days
Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10 Spring break
Friday, April 28 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 29 and  Sunday, April 30 Reading days
Monday, May 1 – Friday, May 5 Final Exams
Friday, May 5 Last day of term
Monday, May 8 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 13 Commencement
Monday, May 22 – Thursday, Aug 10 (12 wks) Summer school


2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

Monday, Aug 28 First day of classes
Monday, Oct 9 and  Tuesday, Oct 10 Fall Break
Wednesday, Nov 22 – Friday, Nov 24 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 8 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 9 – Sunday, Dec 10 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 11 – Friday, Dec 15 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 15 Last day of term
Monday, Jan 15 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 17, Saturday, Mar 24, and Saturday, Mar 31 Snow day make up days
Monday, March 5 – Friday, March 9 Spring break
Friday, April 27 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 Reading days
Monday, Apr 30 – Friday, May 4 Final Exams
Friday, May 4 Last day of term
Monday, May 7 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 12 Commencement
Monday, May 21 – Thursday, August 9 (12 wks) Summer school


2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018

Monday, Aug 27 First day of classes
Monday, Oct 8 and Tuesday, Oct 9 Fall Break
Wednesday, Nov 28 – Friday, Nov 30 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 7 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 8 and  Sunday Dec 9 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 10 – Friday, Dec 14 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 14 Last day of term
Monday, Jan 14 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 16, Saturday, Mar 23, and Saturday, Mar 30 Snow day make up days
March 4 – March 8 Spring break
Friday, Apr 26 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 27 and Sunday April 28 Reading days
Monday, Apr 29 – Friday, May 3 Final Exams
Friday, May 3 Last day of term
Monday, May 6 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday,  May 11 Commencement
Monday, May 20 – Thursday, Aug 8 Summer school


2019-2020

Fall Semester 2019

Monday, Aug 26 First day of classes
Monday, Oct 7 and  Tuesday, Oct 8 Fall Break
Wednesday, Nov 27 – Friday, Nov 29 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 6 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 7 and  Sunday, Dec 8 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 9 – Friday, Dec 13 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 13 Last day of term
Monday, Jan 13 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 14, Saturday, Mar 21, and Saturday, Mar 28 Snow day make up days
March 2 – March 6 Spring break
Friday, Apr 24 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 Reading days
Monday, Apr 27 – Friday, May 1 Final Exams
Friday, May 1 Last day of term
Monday, May 4 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 9 Commencement
Monday, May 18 – Thursday, Aug 6 Summer school


2020-2021

Fall Semester 2020

Monday, Aug 31 First day of classes
Monday, Oct 12 and Tues Oct 13 Fall Break
Wednesday, Nov 25 – Friday, Nov 27 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 11 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 12 and Sunday, Dec 13 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 14 – Friday, Dec 18 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 18 Last day of term
Monday, Jan 18 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 20, Saturday, Mar 27, and Saturday, April 3 Snow day make up days
March 8 – March 12 Spring break
Friday, Apr 30 Last day of classes
Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 Reading days
Monday, May 3 – Friday, May 7 Final Exams
Friday, May 7 Last day of term
Monday, May 10 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 15 Commencement
Monday, May 24 Summer school