2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
    
    May 30, 2023  
2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2015

Monday, April 13 – Friday, April 24 Fall Early Registration
(Returning Students)
Tuesday, August 5 – Wednesday, August 6 Drop Add
Tuesday, August 13 Convocation
Monday, August 17 Classes Begin, First Mini Semester Begins
Monday, September 7 Labor Day Holiday
Tuesday, September 15 Classes Begin for Twelve Week Session
Monday, September 21 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for the First Mini Semester
Tuesday, September 29 Deadline to Finish Summer Session Incompletes
Friday, October 9 Classes End, First Mini Semester
Monday, October 12 – Tuesday, October 13 Fall Break and/or Make-Up Days
Friday, October 16 Classes Begin for Second Mini Semester
Tuesday, October 27 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for Fall Semester
Friday, November 6 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for Twelve Week Session
Monday, November 9 – Wednesday, November 25 Academic Advising, Spring Semester 2016
Wednesday, November 18 Spring Registration, No Classes
Friday, November 20 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for the Second Mini Semester
Thursday, November 26 – Friday, November 27 Thanksgiving Holidays
(Classes end at 3 pm on November 25)
Monday, November 30 Classes Resume
Monday, November 30 – Friday, December 11 Spring Semester Early Registration Payment Period
Monday, December 14 Day and Evening Classes End

Spring Semester 2016

Monday, November 9 – Wednesday, November 25 Spring Semester, Advising/Registration
Tuesday, January 5 Drop/Add/Late Registration
Thursday, January 7 Classes Begin, First Mini Semester Begins
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Friday, February 5 Classes Begin for Twelve Week Session
Thursday, February 11 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for the First Mini Semester
Thursday, February 19 Last Day to Complete Fall Semester Incompletes
Wednesday, March 2 Classes End, First Mini Semester
Monday, March 7 Classes Begin for Second Mini Semester
Wednesday, March 16 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for Spring Semester
Monday, March 28 – Friday, April 1 Spring Break and/or Make Up Days
Monday, March 28 – Tuesday, March 29 Easter Holidays for Faculty, Staff and Students
Monday, April 4 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for Twelve Week Session
Monday, April 11 – Friday, April 22 Academic Advising for Fall and Summer Semester
Friday, April 15 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for Second Mini Semester
Thursday, April 21 Summer and Fall Registration, No Classes
Monday, May 2 – Friday, May 6 Summer Semester Early Payment Period
Friday, May 6 Day and Evening Classes End
Thursday, May 12 Rehearsal
Thursday, May 12 Commencement (11:00 am) (A.D. Lewis Auditorium)

Summer Semester, 2016

Monday, May 23 Late Registration, Drop/Add
Tuesday, May 24 Classes Begin
(Regular, First Mini, and 8-week Session Begins)
Wednesday, May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
Thursday, June 9 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for the First Mini Session
Monday, June 20 First Mini Session Ends
Thursday, June 23 Second Mini Session Begins
Tuesday, June 28 Last Day to Drop 8-Week Session Without Penalty
Monday, July 4 Independence Day Holiday
Thursday, July 7 Last Day to Complete Spring Session Incompletes
Monday, July 11 Last Day to Drop a Class Without Penalty for the Second Mini Session
Wednesday, July 20 Second Mini Session Ends & Regular Session Ends
Tuesday, August 2 Commencement (11:00 am) (A.D. Lewis Auditorium)

 

Note: Courses in the summer session are offered in the following formats: 8-week and 4-week sessions.