Academics

Academic Calendar


 FALL 2015 SEMESTER

 

SPRING 2016 SEMESTER

January 3 Sunday Returning Students Arrive after 12:00 pm/ Adult Orientation
January 4-5 Monday -Tuesday MANDATORY Faculty/Staff Institute
January 4 Monday Residence Halls Open – First Time Freshmen and Transfers arrive – 12:00 noon
January 5 Tuesday Orientation for First Time Freshman and Transfer Students
January 6 Wednesday Classes  and Attendance Documentation Begins
January 8-9 Friday-Saturday Block IV  classes begin/UNV 101
January 12 Tuesday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop or withdraw a GPA penalty -Traditional and Block IV classes
January 18 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. HolidayClasses SuspendedOffices and Library Closed
January 20 Wednesday Late Registration – Traditional Students  ($50.00 fee)  Late Check-In ($50.00)
January 22-23 Friday-Saturday Block IV Mid-term Examinations
January 25 Monday Apply for May GraduationNo shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes
January 29-30 Friday-Saturday Block IV Course Evaluations &Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penalty – Block IV ONLY
February 5 Friday Summer School 2016 Master Schedule Due to Registrar’s Office
February 5-6 Friday-Saturday Block IV Final Examinations
February  9 Tuesday Founders’ Day
February 10 Wednesday Block IV Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
February 12-13 Friday-Saturday Block V Classes and Attendance Documentation Begins
February  19 Friday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop Class  – Block V ONLY
February  26 Friday Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for Fall 2015Last Day for Removing Incomplete (I) Grades for Spring 2016
February 26 Friday Fall 2016 Master Schedule due to Registrar’s Office  (No Extracurricular Activities)
February 26-27 Friday-Saturday Block V Mid-semester Examinations
February 29-March 4 Monday-Friday Mid-Semester Examinations     (No  Extracurricular Activities)
March 4 Friday Residence Halls Close at 6:00 p.m.
March 4-5 Friday-Saturday Block V EvaluationsBlock V Final Examinations
March 7 Monday SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION OPENS
March 7-11 Monday-Friday Spring Break – Classes Suspended
March 13 Sunday Residence Hall opens at 12:00 p.m.
March 14 Monday Classes Resume
March 14-19 Monday-Saturday Institutional Assessments (General Education, Major Field, Course Evaluations)   ( No Extracurricular Activities)
March 16 Wednesday Traditional Grades and Block V Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
March 18 Friday Last Day to withdraw from class without GPA penalty –Traditional Students
March 18-19 Friday-Saturday Block VI Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
March 24 Thursday DECLARE or CHANGE your Major DayNon-Academic Units Assessment Training 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
March 25 Friday Good Friday  All Classes Suspended  Including Block VI ClassesOffices and Library Closed
March 28 Monday Advisement/Registration for Fall 2016 & Summer Sessions
April 1-2 Friday-Saturday Block VI Mid-semester ExaminationsLast Day to withdraw without a GPA penalty – Block VI ONLY
April 8-9 Friday-Saturday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop Class  – Block VI ONLY
April 11 Monday Last day to submit summer school transient forms and supplemental documents to Academic Affairs.
April 11-April 15 Monday-Friday Pre-Examination Week – No Extracurricular Activities
April 12 Tuesday Academic Affairs Awards Ceremony
April 15-16 Friday-Saturday Block VI Evaluations
April 18-April 23 Monday-Saturday Final Examinations for All Students/Graduates
April 22 Friday Last Day of ClassResidence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.
April 22-23 Friday-Saturday Block VI Final Examinations
April 25 Monday Senior Final Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noon
April 25-April 28 Sunday-Thursday Senior Week
April 29 Friday Baccalaureate Services 7:00 p.m.
April 30 Saturday Commencement 10:00 a.m.
May 3 Tuesday Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noon for Traditional  Block VI Students
May 4-5 Wednesday & Thursday Faculty Institute /Retreat
May 6 Friday Last Day for Faculty

 

Summer Session I 2016 SEMESTER

May 9 Monday Classes and Attendance Documentation BeginLast Day to Register/Add and Drop
May 10 Tuesday Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penaltyNo shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes
May 13-14 Friday-Saturday Block VII Classes and Attendance Documentation Begins
May 20-21 Friday-Saturday Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penalty/Course EvaluationsBlock VII ONLY
May 25-26 Wednesday-Thursday Mid-term Examinations
May 27-28 Friday-Saturday Block VII Midterms
May 30 Monday Mid- term Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noon
June 3-4 Friday-Saturday Block VII Evaluations
June 8-9 Wednesday-Thursday Final Examinations
June 10-11 Friday-Saturday Block VII Final Examinations
June 13 Monday Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noonTraditional and Block VII Students

 

 FALL 2016 SEMESTER

 

June 1 Wednesday International Student Application Deadline
July 6 Wednesday Housing Application Deadline (Fall Semester)
July 8 Friday All official transcripts due for August enrollment (Admissions Office)
July 23 Saturday COMPASS Testing 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon ONLY
July 25-27 Monday-Thursday ON-GOING COMPASS TESTING-By Appt.
July 29 Friday New Adjunct and Faculty Orientation
July 29-30 Friday-Saturday UNV101 – Block Students Only
July 30 Saturday First Time Freshman Arrive on Campus
August 1 Monday All Faculty Report
August 5 Friday Faculty/Staff Institute
August 7 Sunday Returning Students Arrive
August 5-6 Friday-Saturday Block I Classes and Attendance Documentation Begins
August 10 Wednesday Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin for Traditional Students
August 16 Tuesday Fall Convocation (Mandatory All Faculty/Staff/Students)  10:00 a.m.
August 17 Wednesday Late Registration – Traditional Students  ($50.00 fee)
August 19 Friday No shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes
August 19 Friday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop Class  without a GPA Penalty- Block I ONLY
August 20-21 Friday-Saturday Block I Midterms
September 2-3 Friday- Saturday Block l Final Examinations/ Course Evaluations
September 5 Monday Labor Day/ Classes Suspended/Library Closed
September 6 Tuesday Classes ResumeBlock 1 Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
September 16 Friday Constitution Day
September 16-17 Friday-Saturday Block II Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
September 24 Saturday Last Day to Drop/ Add or withdraw without a GPA penalty – Block II ONLY
September 30 Friday Academic Affairs Annual Planning  SLO’s Reviewed
Sept. 30-Oct. 1 Friday/Saturday Block II Midterms
October 3 Monday Apply for December Graduation
October 3-7 Monday-Friday Mid-Semester Examinations – NO EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
October 7 Friday Administrative Annual Planning (Non Academic Units)Spring 2016 Master Schedule due to Registrar’s Office

Objectives Reviewed

October 7 Friday Residence Hall closes at 6:00 p.m. / Block II classes will be held
October 10-11 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break Classes Suspended Offices and Library Closed
October 14-15 Friday/Saturday Block II courses suspended
October 16 Sunday Residence Halls open at 12:00 pm
October 17 Monday Classes resume and Offices and Library are OpenLast Day to Submit Grade Changes for Spring 2015

Last Day for Removing Incomplete (I) Grades for Spring 2015

October 18 Tuesday Academic Awards Ceremony 11:00 am in the GymnatoriumMid-term grades are due
October 21 Friday Last Day to withdraw from class without GPA penalty – Traditional Students
October 21-22 Friday-Saturday Block II courses resume/ Course Evaluations/Final Exams
October 25 Tuesday Block II Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
October 22 Thursday DECLARE OR CHANGE YOUR MAJOR DAY
November 2 Wednesday Advisement/ Registration for Spring 2017Spring Text Book Orders Due
November 4-5 Friday-Saturday Block III Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
November 11-12 Friday-Saturday Last Day to DROP/ADD or withdraw without a GPA penalty-Block III ONLY
November 18-19 Friday-Saturday Block III Midterms
November 21 Monday Last day for Activities
November 24 Tuesday Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.
November 23-26 Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving HolidayAll Classes Suspended /Including Block III

Offices and Library Closed

November 27 Sunday Residence Halls open at 12:00 p.m.
November 28 Monday Classes Resume
Monday All official transcripts due for January enrollment (Admissions Office)
Nov. 28-Dec. 3 Monday-Saturday Pre-Examination Week (No Extracurricular Activities, No C.A.R.S.)
December 3-4 Friday-Saturday Block lll Classes Resume
December  5-10 Monday-Saturday Final Examinations for Traditional/Block III/ Last Day of Classes/ Course Evaluations
December 9 Friday Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.
December 13 Tuesday All Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
December 14 Wednesday Last Day for Faculty at 5:00 p.m.
December 20 Tuesday Offices and Library Close @ 5:00 pmRemain Closed until January 2, 2017

 

SPRING 2017 SEMESTER

January 2 Monday First-time Students and Transfer Students Arrive
January 3 Tuesday Orientation for First Time Freshman and Transfer StudentsFaculty Return to Campus

Returning Students Return to Campus

January 4 Wednesday COMPASS Testing, Self-Service Training, Financial Literacy, and Expectations
January 5 Thursday Classes and Attendance Documentation Begins
January 6-7 Friday-Saturday Block IV  classes begin/UNV 101
January 10 Tuesday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop or withdraw a GPA penalty -Traditional and Block IV classes
January 11-13 Wednesday-Friday Late Registration – Traditional Students  ($50.00 fee)  Late Check-In ($50.00)
January 16 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. HolidayClasses Suspended

Offices and Library Closed

January 21-22 Friday-Saturday Block IV Mid-term Examinations
January 23 Monday Apply for May GraduationNo shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes
January 28-29 Friday-Saturday Block IV Course Evaluations &Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penalty – Block IV ONLY
February 3 Friday Summer School 2016 Master Schedule Due to Registrar’s Office
February 4-5 Friday-Saturday Block IV Final Examinations
February 7 Tuesday Block IV Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
February 10-11 Friday-Saturday Block V Classes and Attendance Documentation Begins
February 14 Tuesday Founders’ Day
February  24 Friday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop Class  – Block V ONLY
February  24 Friday Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for Fall 2015Last Day for Removing Incomplete (I) Grades for Spring 2016
February 24-25 Friday-Saturday Block V Midterms
February 27-March 3 Monday-Friday Mid-Semester Examinations     (No  Extracurricular Activities)
March 4 Friday Residence Halls Close at 6:00 pm  Block V Courses will be held
March 4 Friday SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION OPENS
March 6-10 Monday-Friday Spring Break – Classes Suspended  Block V Courses Suspended
March 12 Sunday Residence Hall opens at 12:00 p.m.
March 13 Monday Classes Resume
March 13-17 Monday-Saturday Institutional Assessments (General Education, Major Field, Course Evaluations)   ( No Extracurricular Activities)
March 17 Friday Last Day to withdraw from class without GPA penalty –Traditional Students
March 17-18 Friday-Saturday Block V Final Exams
March 21 Tuesday Block V Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
March 24-25 Friday-Saturday Block VI Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
March 27 Monday Advisement/Registration for Fall 2017
March 30 Thursday DECLARE or CHANGE your Major DayNon-Academic Units Assessment Training 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
April 7-8 Friday-Saturday Block VI Mid-semester ExaminationsLast Day to withdraw without a GPA penalty – Block VI ONLY
April 10 Monday Last day to submit summer school transient forms and supplemental documents to Academic Affairs.
April 10-April 14 Monday-Friday Pre-Examination Week – No Extracurricular Activities
April 11 Tuesday Academic Affairs Awards Ceremony
April 14 Friday Good Friday  All Classes Suspended  Including Block VI ClassesOffices and Library Closed
April 21-22 Friday-Saturday Block VI Evaluations
April 24-April 29 Monday-Saturday Final Examinations for All Students/Graduates  Last Day of Classes

Note: Friday, April 28  Residence Halls close at 6:00 pm

April 30-May 4 Sunday-Thursday Senior Week
May 5 Friday Last Day of ClassResidence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.
May 1 Monday Senior Final Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noon
April 30-May 4 Sunday-Thursday Senior Week
May 5 Friday Baccalaureate Services 7:00 p.m.
May 6 Saturday Commencement 10:00 a.m.
May 9 Tuesday Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noon for Traditional  Block VI Students
May 10 Wednesday Faculty Institute /Retreat
May 11 Thursday Last Day for Faculty

 

Summer Session I I 2017 SEMESTER

May 15 Monday Classes and Attendance Documentation BeginLast Day to Register/Add and Drop
May 16 Tuesday Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penaltyNo shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes
May 31-June 1 Wednesday-Thursday Summer Session Mid-term Examinations
May 29 Monday Mid- term Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noon
June 14-15 Wednesday-Thursday Final Examinations
June 20 Tuesday Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noonTraditional and Block VII Students

 

 

Summer Session II I 2017 SEMESTER

June 26 Monday Classes and Attendance Documentation BeginLast Day to Register/Add and Drop
June 27 Tuesday Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penaltyNo shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes
July 4 Tuesday July 4 Independence Day  Classes Suspended
July 5-6 Wednesday-Thursday Summer Session Mid-term Examinations
July 10 Monday Mid- term Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noon
July 19-20 Wednesday-Thursday Final Examinations
July 24 Monday Grades entered into Self Service by 12 noonTraditional and Block VII Students