Academic Calendar 2015-2017

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Please note: This is not intended to be construed as an employee work calendar.

Summer Term 2015

Date Event
June 22, MondayBeginning of university year; Beginning of summer term - classes beginning
July 3, FridayAcademic holiday – Independence Day observed
July 6, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
July 13, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
August 10, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
August 28, FridayLast day of classes for 10-week session
August 31-September 4, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
September 4, FridayEnd of summer term
September 5-13, Saturday-SundayAcademic holiday

Fall Term 2015

Date Event
September 14, MondayBeginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 21, MondayFall term classes begin
October 2, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
October 9, FridayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
November 6, FridayEnd of seventh week of instruction
November 11, WednesdayAcademic holiday – Veterans’ Day observed
November 25-29, Wednesday-SundayAcademic holiday – Thanksgiving
December 4, FridayLast day of classes
December 7-11, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
December 12, SaturdayMid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 13– January 3, Sunday-SundayAcademic holiday

Winter Term 2016

Date Event
January 4, MondayBeginning of winter term – classes begin
January 15, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
January 18, MondayAcademic holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed
January 25, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
February 15, MondayAcademic holiday – Washington’s Birthday observed
February 16, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday Schedule
February 23, TuesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
March 11, FridayLast day of classes
March 14–18, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
March 21, MondayEvaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 22–27, Tuesday-SundayAcademic holiday

Spring Term 2016

Date Event
March 28, MondayBeginning of spring term – classes begin
March 31, ThursdayAcademic holiday – Cesar Chavez’s Birthday observed
April 11, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
April 18, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
May 16, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
May 30, MondayAcademic holiday – Memorial Day observed
June 3, FridayLast day of classes
June 6–10, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
June 11–12, Saturday-SundayCommencement; End of spring term; End of university year (faculty only)

For the most current information, see the 2015-16 calendar via the Academic Calendar website.

Summer Term 2016

Date Event
June 20, MondayBeginning of university year; Beginning of summer term - classes begin
July 1, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
July 4, MondayAcademic holiday – Independence Day observed
July 11, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
August 8, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
August 26, FridayLast day of classes for 10-week session
August 29 - September 2, Monday - FridayFinal examination period
September 2, FridayEnd of summer term
September 3-14, Saturday-WednesdayAcademic holiday

Fall Term 2016

Date Event
September 15, ThursdayBeginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 22, ThursdayFall term classes begin
October 5, WednesdayEnd of second week of instruction
October 12, WednesdayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
November 9, WednesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
November 11, FridayAcademic holiday – Veterans’ Day observed
November 21-27, Monday-SundayAcademic holiday – Thanksgiving
December 9, FridayLast day of classes
December 12-16, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
December 17, SaturdayMid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 18– January 8, Sunday-SundayAcademic holiday

Winter Term 2017

Date Event
January 9, MondayBeginning of winter term – classes begin
January 16, MondayAcademic holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed
January 23, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
January 30, MondayEnd of third week of instruction - Census date
February 20, MondayAcademic holiday –Washington’s Birthday observed
February 21, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday schedule
February 28, TuesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
March 17, FridayLast day of classes
March 20-24, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
March 27, MondayEvaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 28 - April 2, Tuesday-SundayAcademic holiday

Spring Term 2017

Date Event
April 3, MondayBeginning of spring term – classes begin
April 14, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
April 21, FridayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
May 19, FridayEnd of seventh week of instruction
May 29, MondayAcademic holiday – Memorial Day observed
June 9, FridayLast day of classes
June 12-16, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
June 17-18, Saturday-SundayCommencement; End of spring term; End of university year (faculty only)
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For most current information, see the 2016-17 calendar via the Academic Calendar website.