The Office of the Registar publishes five-year calendars each year. Direct questions to the Registrar.

First semester

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
New Student Orientation Begins Aug. 21 Aug. 19 Aug. 18 Aug. 24 Aug. 23
8 a.m. — Residence Halls open to Returning Students Aug. 25 Aug. 23 Aug. 22 Aug. 28 Aug. 27
First Day Of Classes Aug. 27 Aug. 25 Aug. 24 Aug. 30 Aug. 29
Fall Break Begins — Residence Halls Remain Open Oct. 17 Oct. 15 Oct. 14 Oct. 20 Oct. 19
Classes Resume Oct. 26 Oct. 24 Oct. 23 Oct. 29 Oct. 28
Thanksgiving Recess — Residence Halls Remain Open Nov. 26 Nov. 24 Nov. 23 Nov. 22 Nov. 28
Classes Resume Nov. 30 Nov. 28 Nov. 27 Nov. 26 Dec. 02
Last Day of Classes Dec. 11 Dec. 09 Dec. 08 Dec. 14 Dec. 13
Exam Week Begins Dec. 14 Dec. 12 Dec. 11 Dec. 17 Dec. 16
Last Day of Exam Week Dec. 18 Dec. 16 Dec. 15 Dec. 21 Dec. 20
Noon — Residence Halls Close for Winter Recess Dec. 19 Dec. 17 Dec. 16 Dec. 22 Dec. 21

Second semester

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
8 a.m. — Residence Halls open Jan. 23 Jan. 21 Jan. 20 Jan. 19 Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day Jan. 18 Jan. 16 Jan. 15 Jan. 21 Jan. 20
First Day Of Classes Jan. 25 Jan. 23 Jan. 22 Jan. 22 Jan. 21
Spring Break Begins — Residence Halls Remain Open Mar. 19 Mar. 18 Mar. 17 Mar. 16 Mar. 14
Classes Resume Apr. 04 Apr. 03 Apr. 02 Apr. 01 Mar. 30
Last Day of Classes May 13 May 12 May 11 May 10 May 08
Exam Week Begins May 16 May 15 May 14 May 13 May 11
Last Day of Exam Week May 20 May 19 May 18 May 17 May 15
Commencement — Residence Halls Close for Non-Seniors at 5 p.m. May 23 May 22 May 21 May 20 May 18
Noon — Residence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors May 24 May 23 May 22 May 21 May 19
Memorial Day May 30 May 29 May 28 May 27 May 25