Undergraduate Semester Calendar (2016-2017)


Semester Calendar

Undergraduate Programs

2016-2017  


Under this calendar, full semester courses run for 15 weeks, including finals, and half-semester courses run for 7.5 weeks. The fall semester begins after Labor Day. To accommodate a post-Labor Day start, one half-semester ends and the next begins in the same week. 

Fall 2016 Full semester Half semester A
September 6 Classes begin Classes begin
October 10 Columbus Day, closed Columbus Day, closed
October 22   Classes end
October 24-25   Final exams
    Half semester B
October 26   Classes begin
November 11 Veterans Day, closed Veterans Day, closed
November 23-26 Thanksgiving, closed Thanksgiving, closed
December 10 Classes end   
December 12-17 Final exams  
December 14   Classes end
December 15-17   Final exams
Spring 2017 Full semester Half semester A
January 9 Classes begin Classes begin
January 16 MLK Day, closed MLK Day, closed
February 20 Presidents' Day, closed Presidents' Day, closed
February 25   Classes end
February 27-28   Final exams
March 6-10 Spring break (full semester only)  
    Half semester B
March 6   Classes begin
April 17 Patriots' Day, closed Patriots' Day, closed
April 22 Classes end  Classes end
April 25-29 Final exams  
April 24-25   Final exams
Summer 2017 Full semester Half semester A
May 8 Classes begin Classes begin
May 30 Memorial Day, closed Memorial Day, closed
June 24   Classes end
June 26-27   Final exams
    Half semester B
July 3   Classes begin
July 4 Independence Day, closed Independence Day, closed
November 23-26 Thanksgiving, closed Thanksgiving, closed
August 12 Classes end   
August 14-19 Final exams  
August 19   Classes end
August 21-22   Final exams
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