Academic Calendar

The academic calendars are subject to revision. Students should refer to the most recent Schedule of Classes for important dates each semester.

2011-2012

First Semester

August 15, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 20, Saturday Residence halls open
August 24, Wednesday Classes begin
October 8, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 12, Wednesday Classes resume 
November 23, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
November 28, Monday Classes resume 
December 6, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 7, Wednesday Study Day
December 8, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 14, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 17, Saturday Commencement

January Interim

January 2, Monday First day of classes.
Classes meet Monday – Saturday.
January 16, Monday Final Examinations will be held in the morning only.

Second Semester

January 9, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 15, Sunday Residence halls open
January 18, Wednesday Classes begin
March 10, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 19, Monday Classes resume
May 1, Tuesday Last day of classes
May 2, Wednesday Study Day
May 3, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 9, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 12, Saturday Commencement

Summer Sessions

May 14, Monday May Interim I begins
May 14, Monday May Interim II begins 
No classes on Memorial Day Holiday
June 1, Friday May Interim I ends
June 4, Monday Summer Session I begins
No classes on Fourth of July Holiday
July 6, Friday Summer Session I ends; May Interim II ends
July 9, Monday Summer Session II begins
August 10, Friday Summer Session II ends

2012-2013

First Semester

August 13, Monday Reporting date for faculty 
August 18, Saturday Residence halls open 
August 22, Wednesday Classes begin 
October 6, Saturday Fall Recess begins 
October 10, Wednesday Classes resume 
November 21, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins 
November 26, Monday Classes resume 
December 4, Tuesday Last day of classes 
December 5, Wednesday Study Day 
December 6, Thursday Final Examinations begin 
December 12, Wednesday Final Examinations end 
December 15, Saturday Commencement 

January Interim

January 2, Wednesday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday–Saturday 
January 21, Monday January Interim Ends – Final Examinations 

Second Semester

January 14, Monday Reporting date for new faculty 
January 20, Sunday Residence halls open 
January 23, Wednesday Classes begin 
March 16, Saturday Spring Recess begins 
March 25, Monday Classes resume 
May 7, Tuesday Last day of classes 
May 8, Wednesday Study Day 
May 9, Thursday Final Examinations begin 
May 15, Wednesday Final Examinations end 
May 18, Saturday Commencement 

Summer Sessions

May 20, Monday May Interim I begins
May 20, Monday May Interim II begins 
No classes on Memorial Day Holiday 
June 7, Friday May Interim I ends 
June 10, Monday Summer Session I begins 
No classes on Fourth of July Holiday 
July 12 Friday Summer Session I ends; May Interim II ends 
July 15, Monday Summer Session II begins 
August 16, Friday Summer Session II ends 

2013-2014

First Semester

August 19, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 24, Saturday Residence halls open
August 28, Wednesday Classes begin
October 12, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 16, Wednesday Classes resume
November 27, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
December 2, Monday Classes resume
December 10, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 11, Wednesday Study Day
December 12, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 18, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 21, Saturday Commencement

January Interim

January 2, Thursday First day of classes
Classes meet Monday – Saturday
January 20, Monday January Interim ends – Final Examinations

Second Semester

January 13, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 19, Sunday Residence halls open
January 22, Wednesday Classes begin
March 15, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 24, Monday Classes resume
May 6, Tuesday Last day of classes
May 7, Wednesday Study Day
May 8, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 14, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 17, Saturday Commencement

Summer Sessions

May 19, Monday May Interim I begins
May 19, Monday May Interim II begins
No classes on Memorial Day Holiday

June 6, Friday May Interim I ends
June 9, Monday Summer Session I begins
No classes on Fourth of July Holiday
July 11, Friday Summer Session I ends; May Interim II ends
July 14, Monday Summer Session II begins
August 15, Friday Summer Session II ends

2014-2015

First Semester

August 18, Monday Reporting date for faculty
August 23, Saturday Residence halls open
August 27, Wednesday Classes begin
October 11, Saturday Fall Recess begins
October 15, Wednesday Classes resume
November 26, Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess begins (no classes)
December 1, Monday Classes resume
December 9, Tuesday Last day of classes
December 10, Wednesday Study Day
December 11, Thursday Final Examinations begin
December 17, Wednesday Final Examinations end
December 20, Saturday Commencement

January Interim

January 2, Friday First day of classes.
Classes meet Monday – Saturday
January 19, Monday January Interim ends.
Final Examinations

Second Semester

January 12, Monday Reporting date for new faculty
January 18, Sunday Residence halls open
January 21, Wednesday Classes begin
March 14, Saturday Spring Recess begins
March 23, Monday Classes resume
May 5, Tuesday Last day of classes
May 6, Wednesday Study Day
May 7, Thursday Final Examinations begin
May 13, Wednesday Final Examinations end
May 16, Saturday Commencement

Summer Sessions

May 18, Monday May Interim I begins
May 18, Monday May Interim II begins
No Classes on Memorial Day Holiday
June 5, Friday May Interim I ends
June 8, Monday Summer Session I begins
No Classes on Fourth of July Holiday
July 10, Friday Summer Session I ends May Interim II ends
July 13, Monday Summer Session II begins
August 14, Friday Summer Session II ends