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2015-2016 University Calendar

The calendar is subject to change at any time prior to or during an academic term due to emergencies or causes beyond the reasonable control of the institution, including severe weather, loss of utility services, or orders by federal or state agencies. (TBR 2:04:00:01)


TBA: New faculty orientation, 8:00 A.M.
TBA: General Faculty meeting, 2:00 P.M.
AUGUST 24: Classes begin, full and first sessions
SEPTEMBER 7: Holiday: Labor Day
OCTOBER 9: Last day of classes/exams, first session
OCTOBER 10-13: Fall Break
OCTOBER 14: First day of classes, second session
NOVEMBER 25-NOVEMBER 29: Holiday: Thanksgiving
DECEMBER 2: Classes end, full and second sessions
DECEMBER 2: Second session exams
DECEMBER 3: Study Day
DECEMBER 4-10: Final examinations
DECEMBER 13: Commencement


JANUARY 18: Holiday: M. L. King, Jr.
JANUARY 19: Classes begin, full and first sessions
MARCH 4: Last day of classes/exams, first session
MARCH 7-13: Spring Break
MARCH 14: First day of classes, second session
APRIL 27: Classes end, full and second sessions
APRIL 27: Second session exams
APRIL 28: Study Day
APRIL 29 - MAY 5: Final examinations
MAY 7: Commencement



Study Day. Definition: The day prior to final examinations during most regular semesters. No academic activities shall be scheduled on Study Day. No study or review sessions that the student may feel obligated to attend may be scheduled.

Final Examination Period. No examination shall be given at a time other than the scheduled time except with written permission from the department chair and the college dean. No social or athletic functions shall be scheduled during the Final Examination Period.

Intercollegiate athletics are excepted from the above policies.

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