Academic Calendar for 2016-2017

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

    FALL SEMESTER 2016


    Thursday, September 1-  NEW International Students arrive for Check-In
    Friday, September 2- International Student Orientation begins; Arch Orientation begins
    Monday, September 5- Labor Day - NEW students arrive for Check-In; Bulldog Bash begins; RETURNING students arrive for Check-In
    Tuesday, September 6- Day and SCS classes begin (Semester and Quarter One)
    Monday, September 19- President’s Cup Golf Tournament
    Saturday, October 1- Family & Alumni Day
    Monday, October 10- Columbus Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
    Saturday, October 15- Discover Dean Day
    Saturday, October 22- Last day of Quarter One courses
    Monday, October 24- Mid-semester; Quarter Two courses begin
    Friday, November 11- Veterans Day Ceremony; Discover Dean Day
    Tuesday, November 22- At the conclusion of Tuesday classes, Thanksgiving holiday begins and residence halls close
    Sunday, November 27- Residence halls re-open at noon
    Monday, November 28- Day and SCS classes resume
    Friday, December 9- Last day of Day classes
    December 12–15- Finals Week; Residents must vacate room two hours after their last final (Monday – Thursday)
    Thursday, December 15- Last day of the Fall semester (Day & SCS) and SCS Quarter Two courses


    WINTER INTERSESSION 2017


    Wednesday, December 21- SCS Intersession Online courses begin
    Tuesday, January 3- SCS Intersession face-to-face courses begin
    Friday, January 13- SCS Intersession all courses end


    SPRING SEMESTER 2017


    Friday, January 13- NEW international students Check-In for Orientation
    Monday, January 16- Martin Luther King Day – The College will be open on this day. Residence halls re-open; New Student Orientation begins
    Tuesday, January 17- Day and SCS classes begin (Semester and Quarter Three)
    Monday, February 20- Presidents’ Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
    Friday, February 24- Discover Dean Day
    Friday, March 3- Last day of Quarter Three Day classes; at the conclusion of Friday classes, Spring vacation begins
    and residence halls close
    Saturday, March 4- Last day of Quarter Three SCS classes; SCS vacation begins at the conclusion of Saturday classes
    Sunday, March 12- Residence halls re-open at noon
    Monday, March 13- Quarter Four classes begin; Day and SCS Semester classes resume TBD Dean Leadership Institute
    Saturday, March 25- Discover Dean Day
    Monday, April 17- Patriot's Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed. Snow Make-up Day if necessary
    Saturday, April 22- Accepted Student Day
    Friday, April 28- Last day of Day classes
    Saturday, April 29- Last day of SCS Semester and Quarter Four courses
    May 1-4 Finals Week-; Non-graduating resident students must vacate their room three hours (Monday – Thursday) after their last final
    Thursday, May 4- Last day of Spring semester
    Friday, May 5- Graduating Student & Family Reception
    Saturday, May 6- Commencement - 11:00 am


    SUMMER 2017


    Monday, May 22- SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session I begins
    Monday, May 29- Memorial Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
    June 26-27(Monday – Tuesday)- New Student Orientation #1
    June 29-30 (Thursday – Friday)- New Student Orientation #2
    Thursday, June 29- SCS Summer Session I ends
    Tuesday, July 4- July 4th Holiday – Administrative offices closed
    Monday, July 10- SCS Summer Session II begins
    July 13-14 (Thursday – Friday)- New Student Orientation #3
    Thursday, August 17- SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session II ends

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