Academic Calendar

2025–2026

With approval from appropriate governance board, dates of events are subject to change.

Fall Semester 2025

August 15–21, Fri.–T. International Student Orientation
August 21–22, Thu.Fri. Pre-College Conference
TBD College Housing Opens for New Students, 10 a.m.
TBD New Student Orientation
TBD College Housing Opens for Returning Students, 10 a.m.
August 24, Sun. Convocation for New Students and Parents, 2 p.m.
August 25, MON. Classes Begin, 8 a.m.
September 1, Mon. Labor Day; Classes in Session
September 3, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop First-Half and Full Semester Courses
TBD Critical Issues Symposium; Day Classes Not in Session, 5 p.m. and Later Classes in Session
SEPTEMBER 25, THU. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail First-Half Courses
October 3, Fri. Fall Recess Begins, 6 p.m.
October 8, Wed. Fall Recess Ends, 8 a.m. Monday Schedule in Effect
OCTOBER 14, TUE. First-Half Semester Courses End
OCTOBER 15, WED. Last- Half Semester Courses Begin
October 15, Wed. Midterm Grades Due, 4 p.m.
TBD One Big Weekend – Homecoming and Family Weekend
OCTOBER 22, WED. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Last-Half Courses
November 3–7, Mon.–F. Class Registration for Spring (continuing students)
NOVEMBER 4, TUE. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail Full Semester Courses
NOVEMBER 18, TUE. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail Last-Half Courses
November 26, WED. Thanksgiving Recess Begins, 8 a.m., Offices Open Wednesday
DECEMBER 1, Mon. Thanksgiving Recess Ends, 8 a.m., Offices Open
December 5, Fri. Last Day of Classes
December 8–12, Mon.–F. Semester Examinations
December 12, Fri. College Housing Closes, 5 p.m.
December 17, WED. Final Grades Due, 4 p.m.
TBD Campus Shutdown Begins, Offices Closed
Number of Days M: 14, T: 14, W: 14, R: 14, F: 14 70 total days

Spring Semester 2026

TBD Campus Shutdown Ends, Offices Reopen
January 10, Sat. College Housing Opens, 12 p.m.
January 12, Mon. Classes Begin, 8 a.m.
January 21, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop First-Half and Full Semester Courses
January 23, Fri. Incomplete (I) Grades from Fall Semester become "F"
february 12, thu. Last Day to Withdraw for a “W” Grade or Pass/Fail First-Half Courses
February 13, Fri. Winter Recess Begins, 6 p.m.
February 18, Wed. Winter Recess Ends, 8 a.m. Monday Schedule in Effect
march 3, tue. First-Half Semester Courses End
march 4, wed. Last-Half Semester Courses Begin
march 4, Wed. Midterm Grades Due, 4 p.m.
MARCH 6, FRI. Classes Not in Session, Offices Open (replacement day for Good Friday falling during Spring Recess)
march 11, wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Last-Half Courses
March 20, WED. Last Day to Withdraw for a "W" Grade or Pass/Fail Full Semester Courses
March 27, Fri. Spring Recess Begins, 8 a.m.
APRIL 3, FRI. Good Friday; Classes Not in Session, Offices Closed
APRIL 6, MON. Easter Holiday; Classes Not in Session, Offices Open
APRIL 7, TUE. Spring Recess Ends, 8 a.m.
TBD Class Registration for Fall (Continuing Students)
TBD Last day to Withdraw for a “W" Grade or Pass/Fail Last-Half Courses
APRIL 29, WED. Honors Convocation, Jack Miller Auditorium, 7 p.m.
MAY 1, Fri. Spring Festival; Classes Dismissed at 3 p.m.
TBD Alumni Weekend
mAY 4–8, Mon.–F. Semester Examinations
May 8, Fri. College Housing Closes for Students Not Participating in Commencement, 5 p.m.
May 10, Sun. Baccalaureate and Commencement
May 11, Mon. College Housing Closes for Students Participating in Commencement, 12 p.m.
May 13, Wed. Final Grades Due, 4 p.m.
Number of Days M: 14, T: 14, W: 14, R: 15, F: 14 71 total days

May Term 2026

May 11, Mon. Classes Begin, 9 a.m.
May 13, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Courses
May 15, Fri. Last Day to Withdraw (50% Refund) for a "W" Grade
MAY 25, MON. Memorial Day Holiday: Classes Not in Session, Offices Closed
May 28, Thu. Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) for a "W" Grade or Pass/Fail
JUNE 5, Fri. May Term Ends

June Term 2026

June 8, Mon. Classes Begin, 9 a.m.
June 10, Wed. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Courses
June 12, Fri. Last Day to Withdraw (50% Refund) for a "W" Grade
June 25, Thu. Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) for a "W" Grade or Pass/Fail
June 26, Fri. Incomplete (I) Grades from Spring Semester Become "F"
JULY 2, THU. June Term Ends

July Term 2026

JULY 3, FRI. July 4th Observed; Classes Not in Session, Offices Closed
JULY 6, Mon. Classes Begin, 9 a.m.
July 8, WED. Last Day to Enroll for Credit or Drop Courses
July 10, fri. Last Day to Withdraw (50% Refund) for a "W" Grade
July 23, THU. Last Day to Withdraw (No Refund) for a "W" Grade or Pass/Fail
July 31, FRI. July Term Ends