Academics

Academic Calendar

 

 FALL 2015 SEMESTER

 

June 1 Monday International Student Application Deadline
June 19 & 20 Friday & Saturday Overnight Open House
July 1 Wednesday Housing Application Deadline (Fall Semester)

 

July 10 Friday All official transcripts due for August enrollment (Admissions Office)
July 12 Saturday COMPASS Testing 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon ONLY
July 13-23 Monday-Thursday ON-GOING COMPASS TESTING-By Appt.
July 18 Saturday 8:00 – 12 Noon Open House
July 31 Friday New Adjunct and Faculty Orientation
July 31-August 1 Friday-Saturday UNV101 – Block Students Only
August 3 Monday First Time Freshman Arrive on Campus
August 3 Monday All Faculty Report- Faculty Institute  MANDATORY
August 4 Tuesday Faculty& Staff  Institute MANDATORY
August 4 Tuesday  First Time Freshman (COMPASS)  9 – 12pm& 1pm – 4pm

Gibbs B1, Flipper Library & Chappelle 203

August 8 Saturday Returning Students Arrive
August 7-8 Friday-Saturday Block I Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
August 11 Tuesday Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin for Traditional Students
August 12 Wednesday Late Registration – Traditional Students  ($50.00 fee)
August 15 Saturday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop Class  without a GPA Penalty- Block I ONLY
August 18 Tuesday Last Day to Register  and Add/Drop for Fall
August 19 Wednesday No shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes
August 28-29 Block I Midterms
August 28-29 Friday-Saturday Block I Course Evaluations
September 5 Saturday Block l Final Examinations
September 7 Monday Labor Day/ Classes Suspended/Library Closed
September 8 Tuesday Classes Resume
September 8 Tuesday Block 1 Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
September 10 Thursday Fall Convocation (Mandatory All Faculty/Staff/Students)  10:00 a.m.
September  11 Friday Coronation
September 17 Thursday Constitution Day
September 17-18 Friday-Saturday Block II Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
September 25-26 Saturday Last Day to Drop/ Add or withdraw without a GPA penalty – Block II ONLY
September 25 Friday Academic Affairs Annual Planning
September 28 Monday Apply for December Graduation
October 2 Friday Administrative Annual Planning (Non Academic Units)
October 2 Friday Spring 2016 Master Schedule due to Registrar’s Office
October 2-3 Friday-Saturday Block II Midterms
October 5-9 Monday-Friday Mid-Semester Examinations – NO EXTRA CURRICULAR
October 8 Thursday Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for Spring 2015

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

October 9 Friday Residence Hall closes at 6:00 p.m. / Block II classes suspended
October 12-13 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break
Classes Suspended
Offices and Library Closed – Staff Fall Break
October 14 Wednesday Residence Hall opens at 12:00 p.m.
October 14 Wednesday Mid-term grades are due
October 14 Wednesday Classes resume and Offices and Library are Open
October 16 Friday Last Day to withdraw from class without GPA penalty – Traditional Students
October 16-17 Friday-Saturday Block II courses resume/ Evaluations
October 20 Tuesday Academic Awards Ceremony at 11:00 a.m. in the Gymnatorium
October 22 Thursday DECLARE OR CHANGE YOUR MAJOR DAY
October 23-24 Friday Saturday Block II Final Examinations
October 25th -31st Sunday -Saturday Homecoming
October 26-31 Monday-Saturday Institutional Assessments (General Education, Major Field—-No Extracurricular Activities
November 4 Tuesday Advisement/ Registration for Spring 2015
Spring Book Orders Due
November 6-7 Friday-Saturday Block III Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
November 13-14 Friday-Saturday Last Day to DROP/ADD or withdraw without a GPA penalty-Block III ONLY

Block III Midterms

November 23 Monday Last day for Activities
November 24 Tuesday Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.
November 26-29 Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving Holiday
All Classes Suspended /Including Block III
Offices and Library Closed
November 29 Sunday Residence Halls open at 12:00 p.m.
November 30 Monday Classes Resume
Monday All official transcripts due for January enrollment (Admissions Office)
November 30 -December 5 Monday-Saturday Pre-Examination Week (No Extracurricular Activities, No C.A.R.S.)
December 4-5 Friday-Saturday Block lll Course Evaluations
December  7-12 Monday-Saturday Final Examination for Traditional/Block III
December 11 Friday Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.

Last Day of Class

December 15 Tuesday All Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
December 16 Wednesday Last Day for Faculty at 5:00 p.m.
December 22 Tuesday Offices and Library Close @ 5:00 pm/

Remain Closed Until December 30, 2016

December 29 Tuesday Offices and Library close at 5:00 p.m.

 

SPRING 2016 SEMESTER

 

January 3 Sunday Returning Students Arrive after 12:00pm
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 Classes  and Attendance Documentation Begin
January 6 Wednesday Late Registration – Traditional Students  ($50.00 fee)  Late Check-In ($50.00 )
January 8-9 Friday-Saturday Block IV Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
January 15 Friday 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. Holiday
Classes Suspended
Offices and Library Closed
January 19 Tuesday Last Day to Register  and Add/Drop for Spring Semester
January 22-23 Friday-Saturday Block IV Mid-term Examinations
January 25 Monday Apply for May Graduation
No 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 6 Friday Summer School 2016 Master Schedule Due to Registrar’s Office
February 5-6 Friday-Saturday Block IV Final Examinations
February  10 Tuesday Founders’ Day
February 10 Wednesday Block IV Grades entered into Self Service by 12:00 p.m.
February  19 Friday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop Class  – Block V ONLY
February 12-13 Friday-Saturday Block V Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
February  26 Friday Last Day to Register and Add/Drop Class  – Block V ONLY
February 26 Friday Last Day to Submit Grade Changes for Fall 2015
Last Day for Removing Incomplete (I) Grades for Spring 2016
February 27 Friday Fall 2015 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 Last Day to Apply for May 2016 Graduation
March 4 Friday Residence Halls Close at 6:00 p.m.
March 4-5 Friday-Saturday Block V Evaluations
March 7 Monday SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION OPENS
March 4-5 Friday-Saturday Block V Final Examinations
March 7-11 Monday-Friday Spring Break
Classes Suspended– Block classes do not meet.
March 13 Sunday Residence Hall opens at 12:00p.m.
March 14 Monday Classes Resume
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 14-19 Monday-Saturday Institutional Assessments (General Education, Major Field, Course Evaluations)   ( No Extracurricular Activities)
March 18-19 Friday-Saturday Block VI Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
March 24 Thursday DECLARE or CHANGE your Major Day
Non-Academic Units Assessment Training 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
March 25 Friday Good Friday  All Classes Suspended  Including Block VI Classes

Offices and Library Closed

March 28 Monday Advisement/Registration for Fall 20146 & Summer Sessions
April 1-2 Friday-Saturday Block VI Mid-semester Examinations

Last 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 Saturday Block VI Evaluations

 

April 18-April 23 Monday-Saturday Final Examinations for All Students/Graduates
April 22 Friday Last Day of Class

Residence Halls close at 6:00 p.m.

April 22-23 Friday-Saturday Block VI Final Examination
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 and Thursday Faculty Institute /Retreat
May 6 Friday Last Day for Faculty

 

Summer Session I 2016 SEMESTER

 

May 9 Monday Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
May 9 Monday Last Day to Register/Add and Drop
May 10 Tuesday Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penalty

 

No shows will be administratively withdrawn from all classes

May 13-14 Friday-Saturday Block VII Classes and Attendance Documentation Begin
May 20-21 Friday-Saturday Last Day to withdraw without a GPA penalty/Course Evaluations

Block 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 noon

Traditional and Block VII Students