Academic Calendar for 2014-2015

  • The academic calendar is the best resource to discover the most important dates such as when classes begin, exam schedules, holiday information and more.

    SUMMER SESSION 2015

    Monday, May 18: SCS Summer Session I begins
    Monday, May 25: Memorial Day - NO CLASSES - Administrative offices closed
    June 22-23 (Monday & Tuesday): New Student Orientation #1
    June 25-26 (Thursday & Friday): New Student Orientation #2
    Thursday, June 25
    : SCS Summer Session I ends
    Monday, July 6: SCS Summer Session II begins
    July 9-10 (Thursday & Friday): New Student Orientation #3
    Thursday, August 13: SCS Summer Session II ends

    FALL SEMESTER 2015

    Monday, August 31: President’s Cup Golf Tournament
    Thursday, September 3: NEW International Students arrive for Check-In
    Friday, September 4: International Student Orientation begins; Arch Orientation begins
    Monday, September 7: Labor Day - NEW students arrive for Check-In; Bulldog Bash begins
    RETURNING students arrive for Check-In
    Tuesday, September 8: Day and SCS classes begin (Semester and Quarter One)
    Tuesday, September 15: First Year Student Convocation – 4-7 pm
    Friday, September 25: 150th Gala, Celebrating Dr. Rooney's 20 Years as President
    Saturday, September 26: Family & Alumni Day
    Monday, October 12: Columbus Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
    Saturday, October 17: Discover Dean Day
    Friday, October 23: Mid-semester; Last day of Quarter One Day classes
    Saturday, October 24: Last day of Quarter One SCS classes
    Monday, October 26: Quarter Two Day and SCS classes begin
    Friday, November 20: Discover Dean Day
    Tuesday, November 24: At the conclusion of Tuesday classes, Thanksgiving holiday begins and residence halls close
    Sunday, November 29: Residence halls re-open at noon
    Monday, November 30: Day and SCS classes resume
    Friday, December 11: Last day of Day classes
    December 14 – 17: Final Examinations; Residents must vacate room immediately after their last final
    (Monday – Thursday)
    Thursday, December 17: Last day of the fall semester (Day & SCS) and SCS Quarter Two

    ACCELERATED INTERSESSION 2016

    Thursday, January 7 – Thursday, January 21

    SPRING SEMESTER 2016

    Friday, January 22: NEW international students Check-In for Orientation
    Sunday, January 24: Residence halls re-open; New Student Orientation begins
    Monday, January 25: Day and SCS classes begin (Semester and Quarter Three)
    Monday, February 15: Presidents’ Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
    Friday, February 19: Discover Dean Day
    Friday, March 11: Last day of Quarter Three Day classes; at the conclusion of Friday classes Spring vacation begins
    and residence halls close
    Saturday, March 12: Last day of Quarter Three SCS classes; SCS vacation begins at the conclusion of Saturday SCS
    classes
    Sunday, March 20: Residence halls re-open at noon
    Monday, March 21: Quarter Four classes begin; Day and SCS semester classes resume
    Saturday, April 2: Discover Dean Day
    Monday, April 18: Patriot's Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
    Friday, April 22: Accepted Student Day
    Friday, May 6: Last day of Day classes
    Saturday, May 7: Last day of SCS Quarter Four classes
    May 9-12: Final Examinations; Non-graduating resident students must vacate room immediately
    (Monday – Thursday) after their last final
    Thursday, May 12: Last day of spring semester classes (Day & SCS)
    Friday, May 13: Graduating Student & Family Reception
    Saturday, May 14: Commencement - 11:00 am

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