Doctoral Academic Calendar 2015-2016

Fall Trimester 2015

August 31Fall Course A begins
September 6Last day to drop/add fall trimester courses without penalty
September 7Labor Day; no classes
September 12Make-up day for Labor day
October 19-26Fall Course A final exams/assessments
October 26Fall Course A ends/Fall Course B begins
November 5Last day to drop courses without punitive grade
November 11Veteran’s Day - No classes
November 14Make-up date for Veteran’s Day
November 26-27Thanksgiving holiday - No classes
December 5Make-up date for Thanksgiving holiday
December 14-20Fall Course B final exams/assessments
December 20Fall trimester ends
December 21 - January 3Winter break

Spring Trimester 2016

January 4Spring Course A begins
January 10Last day to drop/add spring trimester courses without penalty
January 18Martin Luther King Jr. holiday - No classes
January 23Make-up date for Martin Luther King holiday
February 22 - 26Spring Course A final exams/assessments
February 29Spring Course A ends/Spring Course B begins
March 10Last day to drop courses without a punitive grade
March 25Good Friday holiday-No classes
April 2Make-up date for Good Friday holiday
April 18-22Spring Course B final exams/assessments
April 24Spring trimester ends
April 25 - May 1Spring break

Summer Trimester 2016

May 2Summer Course A begins
May 8Last Day to Drop/Add summer trimester courses without penalty
May 30Memorial Day holiday - No classes
June 4Make-up date for Memorial Day holiday
June 20-24Summer Course A final exams/assessments
June 27Summer Course A ends/Summer Course B begins
July 4Independence Day holiday; no classes
July 7Last day to drop courses without punitive grade
July 9Make-up day for Independence holiday
August 15-19Summer Course B final exams/assessments
August 21Summer trimester ends
August 22-28Summer break

Fall Trimester 2016

August 29Fall Course A begins
September 4Last day to drop/add fall trimester courses without penalty
September 5Labor Day holiday - No classes
September 10Make-up date for Labor Day holiday
October 17-21Fall Course A final exams/assessments
October 24Fall Course A ends/Fall Course B begins
November 3Last day to drop courses without a punitive grade
November 11Veteran’s Day holiday - No classes
November 12Make-up date for Veteran’s Day holiday
November 24-25Thanksgiving - No classes
December 3Make-up date for Thanksgiving holiday
December 12-16Fall Course B final exams/assessments
December 18Fall Trimester ends
December 19 - January 3Winter Break