Academics

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

 

 Fall, 2015
 September 2  

New students arrive 

 September 2-7

New Student Week 

 September 6 Continuing students arrive 

 September 8

Classes begin 
 September 11 Check-in deadline 
 September 22    

Final day to add classes; final day to submit individualized study contracts

 September 29         Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts 

 October 23

Final day to drop classes; final day to change grading options and unit value 

 October 12-13     Study days 
 October 19 - November 13 Advising and registration period for Spring and May Term 2016
 October 23 Final day to record a grade for Spring 2015 incomplete 
 November 25-27     Thanksgiving recess 
 December 1     Deadline for Departmental Honor Awards to be completed for Fall 2015 graduates 
 December 14    Last day of classes 
 December 15 Study day
 December 16-19 Final exams
 December 21 Winter recess begins
 December 23 Deadline for Fall 2015 grade submission: 12 midnight
 January 29 Final day to submit Johnston evaluations for Fall 2015

Spring 2016
 January 10   All students arrive on campus 
 January 11   New students register, new student orientation 
 January 11 Classes begin 
 January 15 Check-in deadline 

 January 26

Final day to add classes, submit individualized study contracts 
 February 2 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts 
 February 26 Final day to drop classes, change grading option and unit value 
 February 26-
 March 4 
Spring break 
 March 7

Classes resume 

 March 11     Final day to record a grade for Fall 2015 incomplete 
 March 9 -
 March 27
Advising and registration period for Fall 2016
 March 15 Publication deadline for Departmental Honors Awards to be completed for Spring 2016 graduates 
 April 15 Last day of classes 
 April 18-21 Final exams 
 April 22 Baccalaureate 
 April 23     Commencement 
 April 27     Deadline for Spring 2016 grade submission:  12 midnight
 April 25-29 May Term break 
 May 27 Final day to submit Johnston evaluations for Spring 2016 

 May Term 2016

 May 2

Classes begin 
 May 3 Final day to add a class, submit individualized study contracts for May Term 
 May 4 Final day to submit Johnston regular course contracts 
 May 5 Final day to drop a class, change grading option and unit value 
 May 25 Last day of classes 
 May 26 Final exams 
 May 31 Deadline for May Term 2016 grade submission:  12 midnight 

 June 27

 

Final day to submit Johnston evaluations for May Term 2016


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