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Download the PDF version of the spring 2015 Faculty Calendar.

Spring Semester 2015

January 12
Monday Classes begin.
January 19
Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes.
January 21
Wednesday Last date for undergraduates to drop/add or to declare a course pass/fail in UIS.
January 21 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to drop/add in UIS.
February 20 Friday Last date for undergraduate students only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Dean’s office.
February 27 Friday “I” (Incomplete) grades changed to “F” (Failure).
March 2 to 6 Monday to Friday Spring Vacation
March 19 Thursday Undergraduate Academic Advising begins.
March 20
Friday Schedule of Courses PDF for fall and summer 2015 posted to the Student Services’ website.
April 1 Wednesday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2015 graduation.
*April 2 to 6 Thursday to Monday Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those begining at 4:00 p.m. or later. 
*April 3 Friday Passover begins at sundown.
April 8 Wednesday Graduate/CASU registration for summer and fall 2015 begins. 
April 9 Thursday

Undergraduate registration for fall and summer 2015:

Class of 2016 registers on April 9 and 10.

Class of 2017 registers on April 13 and 14.

Class of 2018 registers on April 15 and 16.

*April 10 Friday Orthodox Good Friday
*April 12 Sunday Orthodox Easter
April 13 Monday Boston College School of Social Work registration for summer 2015 begins at 7:00 p.m.
April 14 Tuesday Last date for official withdrawal from a course.
April 20
Monday Patriot’s Day—No classes.
April 21

Law School registration for fall 2015 begins:

Class of 2016 registers on April 21.

Class of 2017 registers on April 22.

April 27
Monday Boston College School of Social Work registration for fall 2015 begins at 7:00 p.m. for the class of 2016 and 7:30 p.m. for all other classes.

April 27

to May 13

Monday to Wednesday
Non-law Course Evaluation period.
April 30 Thursday
Last day of classes.
May 1 to 4 Friday to Monday Study Days (no classes for undergraduate day students only).
May 5 Tuesday Access to posted grades for non-Law students who complete all their online course evaluations.
May 5 to 12 Tuesday to Tuesday Term Examination period.
May 14 Thursday Spring grades due by noon (non-Law).
May 18 Monday Commencement
May 22 Friday Law School Commencement



*These are the dates for the major Christian and Jewish holidays through the end of the spring 2015 semester. The Muslim holiday of Ramadan, concluding in Eid al-Fitr, will fall during the summer months in 2015. Students may be obliged to spend time during the holidays with their families while classes are still in session or during the exam period. The University’s policy for Absences for Religious Reasons may be found at

Helpful Websites for Further Information:

Course Evaluations:
Course Grading and Grade Changes:
Registration and Drop/Add: