Undergraduate Academic Calendar

For undergraduate academic calendars, please make a selection by semester term below.

Please see the "school specific calendars" section for a complete listing, including graduate schools, or "calendars for upcoming years".

Undergraduate Fall 2015 Semester


Sunday, 30th: Opening Day
Sunday, 30th - Tuesday, 1st: New Student Orientation


Wednesday, 2nd: Classes Begin
Monday, 7th
: Labor Day; University Closed
Tuesday, 8th
: Classes will follow a Tuesday academic schedule
Wednesday, 9th: Add/Drop ends; last day for Program change; Classes will follow a Monday academic schedule


(UPDATE) Tuesday, 6th: Classes will follow a Tuesday schedule (not a Wednesday schedule as announced the week of August 3rd).
Friday, 9th: Last day for designating a course Pass/Fail
Monday, 12th: Columbus Day; University Closed


Friday, 6th: Last Day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF
Wednesday-Sunday, 25th-29th: Thanksgiving Recess; University Closed
Monday, 30th: Classes Resume


Thursday, 10th: Last day of classes
Friday-Monday, 11th-14th: Reading days (UPDATE: December 11 may be used as a make-up day for Wednesday classes.)
Tuesday-Tuesday, 15th-22nd: Final Examinations
Thursday-Sunday, 24th-January 3rd: Christmas Recess; University Closed

Undergraduate Spring 2016 Semester


Monday, 4th: University reopens

Monday, 18th: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; University Closed

Tuesday, 19th: Classes Begin; Academic Advising 2:30pm-4:00pm in Department/Program Offices for Majors; in Keating 302 for others.

Tuesday, 26th: Add/Drop ends; last day for Program change

Friday, 29th: Last day of Attendance Reports to be submitted by all instructors (Round 1)


Friday, 5th: Last day to submit online the Candidate for degree card for May 2015 Graduates

Friday, 5th: Arts and Sciences Faculty Day

Monday, 15th: President’s Day; University Closed

Tuesday, 16th: Classes will follow a Monday academic schedule

Friday-Thursday, 19th-25th: Gabelli Evening Midterm examinations

Thursday-Thursday, 25th-March 3rd: Midterm examinations

Friday, 26th: Last day for designating a course Pass/Fail


Thursday, 3rd: Mid-semester evaluations are due for all students

Thursday-Wednesday, 17th-23rd: Spring Recess; No Classes; University Open

Thursday-Monday, 24th-28th: Easter Recess; University Closed

Tuesday, 29th: Classes resume; Last day of Attendance Reports to be submitted by all instructors (Round 2)


Friday, 1st: Last Day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF


Wednesday, 4th: Last day of classes

Thursday-Friday, 5th-6th: Reading days

Friday, 6th: Final Examinations for Modern Languages

Saturday, 7th: Gabelli Saturday last day of classes

Monday, 9th: Gabelli Evening last day of classes

Monday-Monday, 9th-16th: Final Examinations; Gabelli Day Final Examinations

Tuesday-Monday, 10th-16th: Gabelli Evening Final Examinations

Saturday, 14th: Gabelli Saturday Final Examinations for Principles of Financial Accounting at 9:30am

Thursday, 19th: Encaenia (Senior Awards Ceremony)

Thursday, 19th: Gabelli Awards Night

Friday, 20th: Baccalaureate Mass

Saturday, 21st: University Commencement

Monday, 30th: Memorial Day; University Closed


Friday, 17th: Deadline for removal of INC, ABS, NGR grades incurred Spring 2016

School-Specific Calendars

Calendars for Upcoming Years