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Below, you will find important dates for each of the four terms that make up our academic year.


2016-2017 Academic Calendar


Fall Term

August 27-December 18, 2016

APRIL 13

REGISTRATION BEGINS

Aug. 29-Dec. 11

15-week session

Dec. 12-18

Final exams for 15-week session

Aug. 29-Oct. 23

First 8-week session*

Sept. 9-Dec. 18

Weekend session*

Sept. 12-Dec. 11

13-week session

Dec. 12-18

Final exams for 13-week session

Oct. 24-Dec. 18

Second 8-week session*

   

Sept. 3-5

Labor Day break
No classes beginning 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 2.

Nov. 1

Deadline for submitting application for December graduation

Nov. 24-27

Thanksgiving break
No classes beginning 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 23.

*Final exam will be given during the last class.

Note:  Designated science classes with laboratory requirements will start Aug. 27.

Winter Term

January 3-17, 2017

OCT. 4

REGISTRATION BEGINS

Jan. 3-13

Two-week session

Jan. 16

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
No classes.

 *Winter term final exam will be given during the last class.

Spring Term

January 18-May 21, 2017

Nov. 15

REGISTRATION BEGINS

Jan. 18-May 7

15-week session

May 8-14

Final exams for 15-week session

Jan. 18-March 12

First 8-week session*

Jan. 20-May 14

Weekend session*

Jan. 30-May 7

13-week session

May 8-14

Final exams for 13-week session

March 20-May 14

Second 8-week session*

   

March 1

Deadline for submitting application for May graduation

March 13-19

Spring break
No classes.

*Final exam will be given during the last day of class

Summer Term

May 22-August 20, 2017

MARCH 7 

REGISTRATION BEGINS

May 22

First summer session begins

May 27-29

Memorial Day break 
No classes.

June 3-July 23

Weekend session

June 12

Second summer session begins

July 1-4

Independence Day break
No classes.

July 5

Third summer session begins

*Summer term final exam will be given during the last class.

Note: In the event the college experiences unscheduled closings, session start and end dates may be adjusted within the term