Nov 30, 2023  
2016-17 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-17 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2016-17 Academic Calendar


Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Fall Session 01: Courses span most or all of the fall term (including finals week) Aug. 31 - Dec. 20
Fall Session 02: Courses span the first half of the fall term Aug. 31 - Oct. 18
Fall Session 03: Courses span the second half of the fall term Oct. 19 - Dec. 20
FALL SEMESTER 2016-17 DATES
Fall semester class dates Aug. 31 - Dec.12
Labor Day–All classes canceled Sept. 3 - 5
Course changes-drop/add* Aug. 31 - Sept.13
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Sept. 14 - Oct. 25
Mid-semester Oct. 19
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Oct. 26 - Nov. 22
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 25
Priority registration for Spring 2017 Nov. 7 - 18
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 23 - 27
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Nov. 23 - Dec. 20
Summer 2017 Registration opens to all students Dec. 13
Reading day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 13
Final Examinations Dec. 13 (4 p.m.) - Dec. 20 (4 p.m.)

 

Organization of Sessions Typical Date Range
(individual courses may vary)
Spring Session 01: Courses span most or all of the spring term (including finals week) Jan. 17 - May 9
Spring Session 02: Courses span the first half of the spring term Jan. 17 - Mar. 6
Spring Session 03: Courses span the second half of the spring term Mar. 7 - May 9
SPRING SEMESTER 2016-17 DATES
Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement Jan. 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Classes are canceled if holiday occurs during semester) Jan. 16
Spring semester class dates Jan. 17 - May 1
Course changes-drop/add* Jan. 17 - 30
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Jan. 31 - Mar. 20
Mid-semester Mar. 7
Spring vacation Mar. 11 - 19
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 20
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Mar. 21 - April 17
Honors Convocation Apr. 1
Priority registration for Fall 2017 (moved earlier due to holiday scheduling) Mar. 27 - Apr. 7
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 18 - May 9
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations Apr. 28
Reading day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations May 2
Final Examinations May 2 (4 p.m.) - May 9 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 18

 

Summer 2016-17 Session 01 - Entire Summer Date(s)
Courses in Session 01 typically span the entire summer. Please verify each course’s specific start and end dates. May 22 - Aug. 25
(No class May 27 - 29, July 3 - 4)
Summer 2016-17 Session 02 - First Half of Summer (previously identified as ‘Summer I’)  
Graduate Session May 22 - Jun. 28
(no class May 27 - May 29)
Summer 2016-17 Session 03 - Second Half of Summer (previously identified as ‘Summer II’)  
Graduate Session Jul. 5 - Aug. 3
(No class July 3 - July 4)
Session 04 - Intensive Programming (previously identified as ‘Summer III’)  
Graduate Session Aug. 7 - Aug. 25

* New courses may not be added after the first week of classes (7 calendar days) without the approval of the instructor or department chair for the course.

** Special Note: Courses less than 15 weeks in length are subject to registration, drop/add, withdrawal, and billing dates that may differ from those appearing in the traditional academic calendar. More information on non-traditional courses.