Academic Calendar

2016–2017

August

5FriDEADLINE FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS to submit application, signed by department, to the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education, 3-138, for Fall Term Non-Resident status. $100 Late Fee
THESIS DUE for ALL September degree candidates
12FriLAST DAY TO GO OFF THE SEPTEMBER DEGREE LIST
Last day of classes for Regular Summer Session
Last day to petition for September Advanced Standing Exam
15–16Mon–TueSummer Session Final Exam Period
22MonGRADE DEADLINE. Grades for Summer Session must be submitted by this date
23TueTerm Summaries of Summer Session Grades available to departments
25ThuFINAL DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS TO PREREGISTER ONLINE FOR FALL, 5 pm. $85 Late Fee
28SunFreshman Orientation begins
29MonONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS for all students
Graduate Student Orientation activities begin
30TueEnglish Evaluation Test for new international graduate students, 9 am–12 pm

September

Fall TermNumber of class days (Wed, Sep 7 through Wed, Dec 14): 13 Mon, 13 Tue, 15 Wed, 13 Thu, 11 Fri = 65 days
2FriAdvanced Standing Exams and Postponed Finals
5MonLabor Day—Holiday
6TueREGISTRATION DAY—FALL TERM
DEADLINE to change a Spring Term Exploratory subject to Listener status
7WedFIRST DAY OF CLASSES
9FriDEGREE APPLICATION DEADLINE for February SB and Advanced Degrees. $50 Late Fee ($85 after December 16)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 Late Fee
DEADLINE FOR SECOND-TERM JUNIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Proposal form. $50 Late Fee
DEADLINE FOR FINAL-TERM SENIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Completion form. $50 Late Fee
12MonFirst quarter Physical Education classes begin
13TueGraduate Academic Performance Meeting
15ThuLast day to sign up for family health insurance or waive individual coverage for fall, E23-308
16FriCAP September Degree Candidates Meeting
19–23Mon–FriCareer Week
21WedFaculty Officers recommend degrees to Corporation (Degree Award Date)
23FriStudent Holiday—no classes
Fall Career Fair
MINOR COMPLETION DATE. Deadline for submission of Minor Completion form for final-term seniors. $50 Late Fee.

October

7FriADD DATE. Last day to add subjects to Registration
Last day for juniors/seniors to change an elective to or from P/D/F grading
Last day for graduate students to change a subject to or from P/D/F grading
Last day to change a subject from Listener to Credit
Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in first half of term
Last day for sophomores to change a subject to or from Exploratory
Late fee ($100) and petition required for students completing registration after this date
Last day for June and September 2017 degree candidates to apply for double major
Deadline for completing cross-registration. $50 Late Fee for petitions received after this date
10–11Mon–TueColumbus Day—Holiday
28–29Fri–SatFamily Weekend
31MonSecond quarter Physical Education classes begin

November

11FriVeterans Day—Holiday
23WedDROP DATE. Last day to cancel subjects from Registration
Last day to change a subject from Credit to Listener
Last day to add a time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term
Last day to add half-term subjects offered in second half of term
Last day to petition for December Advanced Standing Exam (given during Final Exam Period)
24–25Thu, FriThanksgiving Vacation

December

1ThuONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION for Spring Term and IAP begins
9FriSUBJECTS WITH FINAL EXAM—No test may be given and no assignment, term paper, or oral presentation shall fall due after this date.
SUBJECTS WITH NO FINAL EXAM—Undergraduate Subjects: No test may be given and at most one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject.
Graduate Subjects: Either one in-class test may be given or one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last regularly scheduled class in the subject.
14WedLAST DAY OF CLASSES
Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in the second half of term
16FriLast day to submit or change Advanced Degree Thesis Title. $85 Late Fee
16–22Fri–ThuFINAL EXAM PERIOD
20–Jan 4Tue–WedGRADE DEADLINE. Grades must be submitted according to due date indicated
29ThuSPRING PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Continuing students must initiate online preregistration by 5 pm on this date. $50 Late Fee ($85 after January 20)

January

5ThuTerm summaries of Fall Term grades available to departments
9MonFirst day of January Independent Activities Period
DEADLINE FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS to submit application, signed by department, to the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education, 3-138, for Spring Term Non-Resident status. $100 Late Fee. Not needed if Spring Term approved with Fall Term application
IAP Physical Education classes begin
10TueGraduate Academic Performance Grades Meeting
11–12Wed–ThuCAP Grades Meetings
13FriIAP PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Deadline for all students to pre-register for IAP
THESIS DUE for doctoral degrees
Last day to petition for January Advanced Standing Exam
16MonMartin Luther King, Jr. Day—Holiday
20Fri5 PM FINAL DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS TO PRE-REGISTER ONLINE FOR SPRING. $85 Late Fee
DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS to select preferences for Spring CI-H/CI-HW subjects
THESIS DUE for degrees other than doctoral
LAST DAY TO GO OFF THE FEBRUARY DEGREE LIST
25–26Wed–ThuCAP Deferred Action Meetings
30MonONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS for all students

February

SPRING TERMNumber of class days (Tue, Feb 7, through Thu, May 18): 12 Mon, 12 Tue, 14 Wed, 14 Thu, 13 Fri = 65 days
2ThuEnglish Evaluation Test for new international graduate students, 9 am–12 pm
3FriLast day of January Independent Activities Period
6MonREGISTRATION DAY—SPRING TERM
DEADLINE to change a Fall Term Exploratory subject to Listener status
7TueFIRST DAY OF CLASSES
8WedGRADE DEADLINE. Grades for IAP must be submitted by this date
9ThuTerm Summaries of Grades for IAP available to departments
10FriREGISTRATION DEADLINE. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 Late Fee
DEGREE APPLICATION DEADLINE for June SB and Advanced Degrees. $50 Late Fee ($85 Late Fee after April 7)
DEADLINE FOR SECOND-TERM JUNIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Proposal form. $50 Late Fee
DEADLINE FOR FINAL-TERM SENIORS to submit the HASS Concentration Completion form. $50 Late Fee
CAP February Degree Candidates Meeting
13MonThird quarter Physical Education classes begin
14TueGraduate Academic Performance Meeting
15WedLast day to sign up for family health insurance or waive individual coverage for spring, E23-308
Faculty Officers recommend degrees to Corporation (Degree Award Date)
20MonPresidents Day—Holiday
21TueMONDAY SCHEDULE OF CLASSES TO BE HELD
24FriMINOR COMPLETION DATE. Deadline for submission of Minor Completion form for final-term seniors. $50 Late Fee

March

10FriADD DATE. Last day to add subjects to Registration
Last day for juniors/seniors to change an elective to or from P/D/F grading
Last day for graduate students to change a subject to or from P/D/F grading
Last day to change a subject from Listener to Credit
Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in first half of term
Last day for sophomores to change a subject to or from Exploratory
Late fee ($100) and petition required for students completing registration after this date
Last day for February 2018 degree candidates to apply for a double major
Deadline for completing cross-registration. $50 Late Fee for petitions approved after this date
27–31Mon–FriSpring Vacation

April

5WedFourth quarter Physical Education classes begin
6–9Thu–SunCampus Preview Weekend
7FriLast day to submit Advanced Degree Thesis Title. $85 Late Fee
17–18Mon–TuePatriots Day—Vacation
27ThuDROP DATE. Last day to cancel subjects from Registration
Last day to change a subject from Credit to Listener
Last day to add time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term
Last day to petition for May Advanced Standing Exam (given during Final Exam Period)
Last day to add half-term subjects offered in second half of term

May

1MonONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION for Fall Term and Summer Session begins
5FriTHESIS DUE for doctoral degrees
12FriSUBJECTS WITH FINAL EXAMS—No test may be given and no assignment, term paper, or oral presentation shall fall due after this date.
SUBJECTS WITH NO FINAL EXAM—Undergraduate Subjects: No test may be given and at most one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject.
Graduate Subjects: Either one in-class test may be given or one assignment may fall due between this date and the end of the last regularly scheduled class in the subject.
THESIS DUE for degrees other than doctoral
18ThuLAST DAY OF CLASSES
Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in the second half of term
22–26Mon–FriFINAL EXAM PERIOD
23–30Tue–TueGRADE DEADLINE. Grades must be submitted according to due date indicated
26FriLAST DAY TO GO OFF THE JUNE DEGREE LIST
29MonMemorial Day—Holiday
31WedTerm Summaries of Spring Term Grades available to Departments
SUMMER SESSION PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Deadline for all students to preregister online for Summer Session. $50 Late Fee

June

1ThuDEPARTMENT GRADES MEETINGS
5MonCAP June Degree Candidates Meeting
CAP Grades Meeting
Graduate Academic Performance Meeting
Faculty Officers recommend degrees to Corporation
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS for all students
6TueCAP Grades Meeting
8ThuDoctoral Hooding Ceremony
9FriCOMMENCEMENT
12MonFirst day of classes for Regular Summer Session
14–15Wed–ThuCAP Deferred Action Meetings
16FriDEGREE APPLICATION DEADLINE for September SB and Advanced Degrees. $50 Late Fee ($85 after July 14)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 Late Fee
19MonFALL PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Continuing students must initiate online preregistration by this date. $50 Late Fee ($85 after August 24)
DEADLINE FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS to select preferences for fall CI-H/CI-HW subjects

June 12 (Mon)–Aug 22 (Tues) Summer Session (incl. Exam Period). Theses due for all September Degree candidates, Fri, Aug 11.

The official Academic Calendar is published by the Registrar; consult the Registrar's website for information about projected key dates for future academic years.