Spring Semester 2016-2017

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January 3, 2017, Tuesday, 8 a.m. 
University reopens

January 3, Tuesday — January 6, Friday 
Registration/Schedule adjustments

January 8, Sunday, 9 a.m. 
Residence halls open

January 9, Monday, 8 a.m. 
First Day of Classes

January 9, Monday — January 13, Friday 
Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop)

January 13, Friday 
Last day to add a class

January 16, Monday 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – University closed

January 17, Tuesday 
“W” Withdrawal period begins

February 3, Friday 
Applications for May graduation due in dean’s office

February 10, Friday 
Last day to drop 1st eight weeks courses

February 20, Monday 
Final draft of thesis/dissertation delivered to committee chair

February 27, Monday, Noon 
Freshmen/Sophomore mid-term grades due

March 1, Wednesday 
1st 8 weeks courses end

March 2, Thursday 
2nd 8 weeks courses begin

March 13, Monday 
Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance
registration for summer and fall. (Required for students with mandatory advising holds.)

March 17, Friday 
Last day to drop an individual course

March 18, Saturday, Noon 
Residence halls close

March 20, Monday — March 25, Saturday 
Spring Break
Classes dismissed

March 27, Monday 
Classes resume

March 27, Monday 
Recommended date to apply for December 2016 graduation

March 27, Monday — March 31, Friday 
Advance registration for summer sessions (open only to currently enrolled students)

April 3, Monday 
Advance registration for summer sessions begin (open to admitted/readmitted students)

April 11, Tuesday 
Last day to drop a 2nd 8 weeks courses

April 10, Monday — April 21, Friday 
Advance registration for fall semester (open only to currently enrolled students)

April 24, Monday 
Advance registration for fall semester begins (open to admitted/readmitted students except first-time fall undergraduates)

April 24, Monday — April 28, Friday 
“Dead Week”

April 28, Friday 
Last class day
Last day to completely withdraw from spring semester

April 29, Saturday 
Exam day for Saturday classes
Some common finals

May 1, Monday 
Exam Day

May 2, Tuesday 
Exam Day

May 3, Wednesday 
Study Day
Exams resume at 3 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes

May 4, Thursday 
Exam Day

May 4, Thursday 
Approved Thesis/Dissertation must be submitted to the EDT website
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation form and graduation fee receipt submitted to the Graduate College Office

May 5, Friday 
Exam Day

May 6, Saturday, TBD at Big Sandy Superstore Arena 
Commencement

May 7, Sunday, Noon 
Residence halls close

May 8, Monday — August 11, Friday 
Summer School Sessions

May 9, Tuesday, Noon 
Final Grades due

May 27, Saturday — May 29, Monday 
University Computer Services Unavailable

May 29, Monday 
Memorial Day Holiday
University closed

July 4, Tuesday 
Independence Day Holiday
University closed