2016-2017 Academic Calendar
Fall Semester

Monday, August 15:  Faculty return
Wednesda – Friday, August 17-19: Faculty Workshops
Friday, August 19: Last Academic Orientation
Saturday – Monday, August 19-21: Freshman Move In/Pioneer Power-Up
Tuesday, August 23: Validation Day
Wednesday, August 24: First Day of Classes
Tuesday, August 30: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 3:30 PM
Monday, September 5 Labor Day Holiday: (College closed)
Wednesday, September 7: Convocation
Tuesday, September 27: Last Day to Withdraw from course with a “W”
Thursday, October 13: Mid-term grades due; “I” grades cleared
Friday, October 14: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday – Tuesday, October 17-18: Fall Break
Tuesday, October 18: Residence Halls open 3 PM
Monday,October 24: Pre-registration Info Session
Monday – Friday, Oct. 24-28: Sophomore Pre-registration
Monday – Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 4: Freshman Pre-registration
Friday – Saturday, November 18-19: Homecoming/Alumni Day
Tuesday, November 22: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Wednesday, November 23: No classes held
Thursday – Friday, November 24-25: Thanksgiving Holidays
Sunday, November 27: Residence Halls open 3 PM
Monday, November 28: Classes resume
Monday, December 5: Last Day to Withdraw, FA, or Reinstate
Friday, December 9: Last Day of Classes
Saturday, December 10: Composition Exams
Saturday – Wednesday, December 10-14: Final Examinations
Wednesday, December 14: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Thursday, December 15: Grades Due – 12:00 noon

2016-2017
SPRING SEMESTER

Monday, January 2: College re-opens at 8:00 AM
Monday, January 9: Faculty Workshop; Orientation For New Students
Monday, January 9: Students Return, Residence Halls open 3 PM
Tuesday, January 10: Validation Day
Wednesday, January 11: First Day of Classes
Monday,  January 16: MLK, Jr. Holiday (College closed)
Wednesday, January 18: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add by 3:30 PM
Tuesday, February 14: Last Day to Withdraw from Course with a “W”
Thursday, March 2: Mid-term Grades Due; “I” Grades Cleared
Friday, March 3: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday – Friday, March 6-10: Spring Break
Sunday, March 12: Residence Halls open 3 PM
Monday, March 13: Classes Resume
Monday, March 20: Pre-registration Info Session
Monday – Tuesday, March 20-28: Combined Pre-registration Sophomore/Freshman
Friday April 14 Good Friday Holiday (College closed)
Thursday, April 20: Awards Program (evening)
Monday, April 24: Last Day to Withdraw, FA or Reinstate
Friday, April 28: Last Day of Classes
Saturday, April 29: Composition exams
Saturday – Wednesday, April 29-May 3: Final Examinations
Wednesday, May 3: Residence Halls close 5 PM
Thursday, May 4: Grades Due – 12:00 noon
Saturday, May 6: Commencement – 10:00 AM

SUMMER 2017
SESSION I

Tuesday, May 23: Residence Halls open 3 PM
Wednesday, May 24: First Day of Classes
Thursday, May 25: Last Day to Register or Drop/Add By 12:00 Noon
Monday, May 29: Memorial Day Holiday (College closed)
Wednesday, June 14: Last Day to Withdraw with a “W”
Thursday, June 22: Last Day of Classes
Friday, June 23: Exams and Residence Halls close 5 PM
Monday, June 26: Grades Due 12:00 Noon