Academic Calendar Files

Fall 2015 Academic Calendar

(Last Updated 15 June 2015)

NOTE: Tuition refund deadlines for full semester courses are included in this Academic Calendar. Specific deadlines for tuition payments and refunds for short-term courses can be obtained from the menus available at the Business Office website. Withdrawal deadlines for short-term courses can be obtained from the University Registrar's website.


1 – 14    

  • Open Registration Continues

15 (Sat.)           

  • University Classes Begin (Excluding Law Students)

17 (Mon.)              

  • Law Classes Begin (Entering Law Students)

21 (Fri.)                

  • Last day to change from audit to graded or A/Pass/Fail status
  • Last day to enroll in a course without instructor's permission

24 (Mon.)

  • Law Classes Begin (Returning Law Students)

28 (Fri.)            

  • Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
  • Last day to set up payment plan


4 (Fri.)

  • Last day to change from graded or A/Pass/Fail status to audit         
  • Last day to file Application for Degree for Fall graduates
  • Last day to enroll
  • Last day to receive 40% tuition refund

7 (Mon.)

  • Labor Day Holiday (University Holiday Monday)

11 (Fri.)

  • Last day to receive 20% tuition refund


3 (Sat.)

  • Fall Break begins (except for Law students)

7 (Wed.)

  • Classes Resume

14 (Wed.)

  • Freshman Mid-Term Grades Due (10:00 a.m.) 

30 (Fri.)

  • Last day to change grade status from A/Pass/Fail to graded, graded to A/Pass/Fail
  • Last day to withdraw
  • Last day to file application for degree for Spring/Summer graduates (School of Law)


2 (Mon.)

  • Advance Registration begins for Spring Semester (ends November 11)

9 (Mon.)

  • Deadline for Spring 2016 Reinstatement Petition submission to VPAA

12 (Thurs.)

  • Open Registration begins for Spring Semester (ends January 18)

23 (Mon.)

  • Last day to change from grade status to audit (School of Law)

24 (Tues.)

  • Last day of classes (School of Law)

25 (Wed.) – 29 (Sun.)

  • Thanksgiving student recess

30 (Mon.)

  • Classes Resume
  • Success Week Begins


1 (Tues.)

  • Final examinations begin (School of Law)

4 (Fri.)

  • Last Day of Classes

5 (Sat.)

  • Final examinations begin (Excluding Law Students)

11 (Fri.)

  • Final examinations end (All Students)
  • End of semester (All Students)
  • School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony

16 (Wed.)

  • Deadline for submission of grades (10:00 am)

25 (Fri.) – Jan. 1 (Fri.)

  • Winter Holiday Break (University closed)