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

First semester

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
New Student Orientation Begins Aug. 22 Aug. 21 Aug. 19 Aug. 18 Aug. 24
8:00 a.m. — Residence Halls open to Returning Students Aug. 26 Aug. 25 Aug. 23 Aug. 22 Aug. 28
First Day Of Classes Aug. 28 Aug. 27 Aug. 25 Aug. 24 Aug. 30
Fall Break Begins — Residence Halls Remain Open Oct. 18 Oct. 17 Oct. 15 Oct. 14 Oct. 20
Classes Resume Oct. 27 Oct. 26 Oct. 24 Oct. 23 Oct. 29
Thanksgiving Recess — Residence Halls Remain Open Nov. 27 Nov. 26 Nov. 24 Nov. 23 Nov. 22
Classes Resume Dec. 01 Nov. 30 Nov. 28 Nov. 27 Nov. 26
Last Day of Classes Dec. 12 Dec. 11 Dec. 09 Dec. 08 Dec. 14
Exam Week Begins Dec. 15 Dec. 14 Dec. 12 Dec. 11 Dec. 17
Last Day of Exam Week Dec. 19 Dec. 18 Dec. 16 Dec. 15 Dec. 21
12:00 p.m. — Residence Halls Close for Winter Recess Dec. 20 Dec. 19 Dec. 17 Dec. 16 Dec. 22

Second semester

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
8:00 a.m. Residence Halls open Jan. 17 Jan. 23 Jan. 21 Jan. 20 Jan. 19
Martin Luther King Day Jan. 19 Jan. 18 Jan. 16 Jan. 15 Jan. 21
First Day Of Classes Jan. 20 Jan. 25 Jan. 23 Jan. 22 Jan. 22
Spring Break Begins — Residence Halls Remain Open March 14 March 19 March 18 March 17 March 16
Classes Resume March 30 April 4 April 3 April 2 April 1
Last Day of Classes May 8 May 13 May 12 May 11 May 10
Exam Week Begins May 11 May 16 May 15 May 14 May 13
Last Day of Exam Week May 15 May 20 May 19 May 18 May 17
Commencement — Residence Halls Close for Non-Seniors at 5:00 p.m. May 18 May 23 May 22 May 21 May 20
12:00 p.m. — Residence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors May 19 May 24 May 23 May 22 May 21
Memorial Day May 25 May 30 May 29 May 28 May 27