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Spring Semester 2016

January 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 19 Tuesday Classes begin
January 27 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online
January 27 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to add a course or drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail online
January 27 Wednesday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in May 2016 to verify their diploma names online
February 15 Monday Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Deans’ office
March 7
to
March 11
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
March 17
Thursday Undergraduate Academic Advising period begins for fall registration
March 24
to
March 28
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later.
April 1 Friday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2016 graduation
April 13 Wednesday Graduate/CASU registers
April 14 Thursday Undergraduate registration period for fall 2016 begins
April 18 Monday Patriot’s Day—No classes
April 19 Tuesday Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university
May 2 Monday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in August 2016 to verify their diploma names online
May 6
to
May 9
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 10
to
May 17
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 23 Monday Commencement

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Fall Semester 2016

August 29 Monday Classes begin
September 5 Monday Labor Day—No classes
September 7 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online
September 7 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to add a course or drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail online

September 7

Wednesday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in December 2016 to verify their diploma names online
September 8 Thursday Mass of the Holy Spirit at noon; classes canceled from noon to 1:15 p.m.
October 3 Monday Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course in their Associate Deans' offices.
October 10 Monday Columbus Day—No classes
October 14 Friday Last date for undergraduates only to declare a course pass/fail in their Associate Deans' offices.

November 23
to
November 25

Wednesday
to
Friday
Thanksgiving Holidays
November 28 Monday Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university.

December 1

Thursday Last date for master's and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for December 2016 graduation.
December 12
to
December 13
Monday
to
Tuesday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
December 14
to
December 21
Wednesday
to
Wednesday
Term examinations

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Spring Semester 2017

January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 17 Tuesday Classes begin
January 25 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online
January 25 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to add a course or drop a course to declare a course pass/fail online
January 25 Wednesday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in May 2017 to verify their diplomas online
February 15 Wednesday Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course in their Associate Deans' offices.
March 1 Wednesday Last date for undergraduates only to declare a course pass/fail in their Associate Deans offices.
March 6
to
March 10
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
April 3 Monday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2017 graduation.
April 13
to
April 17
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, or Easter Monday
No classes on Patriot's Day (Monday)
April 20 Thursday Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university
May 1 Monday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in August 2017 to verify their diploma names online
May 5
to
May 8
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 9
to
May 16
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 22
Monday
Commencement

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Fall Semester 2017

August 28 Monday Classes begin
September 4 Monday Labor Day—No classes
September 7 Thursday Mass of the Holy Spirit at noon; classes canceled from noon to 1:15 p.m.
October 9 Monday Columbus Day—No classes

November 22
to
November 24

Wednesday
to
Friday
Thanksgiving Holidays
December 11
to
December 12
Monday
to
Tuesday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
December 13
to
December 20
Wednesday
to
Wednesday
Term examinations

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Spring Semester 2018

January 15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 16 Tuesday Classes begin
March 5
to
March 9
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
March 29
to
April 2
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later.
April 16 Monday Patriot’s Day—No classes
May 4
to
May 7
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 8
to
May 15
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 21 Monday Commencement

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