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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

2015-16 2016-17 (Tentative) Day Activity
Aug 19-21 Aug 17-19 Wed-Fri International/ESL student orientation
Aug 22-24 Aug 20-22 Saturday-Monday Freshman orientation
Aug 24 Aug 22 Monday Transfer/returning student orientation
Aug 25 Aug 23 Tuesday Classes begin–8 a.m.
Aug 28 Aug 26 Friday Convocation–11 a.m.
Oct 1,2 Oct 6,7 Thursday -Friday Reading Days–Heartland Teachers' Conference, no classes
Oct 16 Oct 14 Friday End of first set of half-courses
Oct 19 Oct 17 Monday Beginning of second set of half-courses
Nov 3-16 Nov 1-14   Pre-registration for spring semester
Nov 25 Nov 23 Wednesday Thanksgiving recess–8 a.m.
Dec 1 Nov 29 Tuesday Classes resume–8 a.m.
Dec 11 Dec 9 Friday Review day
Dec 14-17 Dec 12-15 Monday-Thursday Testing
Jan 11 Jan 9 Monday New and transfer/returning student orientation
Jan 12 Jan 10 Tuesday Spring semester begins–8 a.m.
  Feb 10 Friday Reading day (no reading day in 2015-16)
Feb 29 Feb 27 Monday End of first set of half-courses
Mar 1 Feb 28 Tuesday Beginning of second set of half-courses
Mar 3 Mar 3 Thursday, Friday Spring vacation–5 p.m.
[spring break begins 5:00 PM on Thursday in 2016]
Mar 15 Mar 14 Tuesday Classes resume–8 a.m.
Apr 5-18 Apr 4-17   Pre-registration for fall semester
Apr 21 Apr 20 Thursday Assessment day
May 2 May 1 Monday Review day–a.m.
May 2 May 1 Monday Testing–p.m.
May 3-5 May 2-4 Tuesday-Thursday Testing–a.m. & p.m.
May 6 May 5 Friday Commencement–10 a.m.