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Spring Semester 2015-2016

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January 4, 2016, Monday 
University reopens

January 4, Monday — January 8, Friday 
Registration/Schedule adjustments

January 10, Sunday, 9 a.m. 
Residence halls open

January 11, Monday, 8 a.m. 
First Day of Classes

January 11, Monday — January 15, Friday 
Late registration/schedule adjustment (add-drop)

January 15, Friday 
Last day to add a class

January 18, Monday 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – University closed

January 19, Tuesday 
“W” Withdrawal period begins

February 5, Friday 
Applications for May graduation due in dean’s office

February 12, Friday 
Last day to drop 1st eight weeks courses

February 22, Monday 
Final draft of thesis/dissertation delivered to committee chair

March 2, Wednesday 
Midterm, 1st 8 weeks courses end

March 3, Thursday 
2nd 8 weeks courses begin

March 7, Monday, Noon 
Freshmen/Sophomore mid-term grades due

March 14, Monday 
Students should schedule appointments with advisors to prepare for advance
registration for summer and fall. (Required for students with mandatory advising holds.)

March 18, Friday 
Last day to drop an individual course

March 19, Saturday, Noon 
Residence halls close

March 21, Monday — March 26, Saturday 
Spring Break
Classes dismissed

March 21, Monday — April 29, Friday 
Complete withdrawals only

March 27, Sunday, 9 a.m. 
Residence halls reopen

March 28, Monday 
Classes resume

March 28, Monday 
Recommended date to apply for December 2016 graduation

March 28, Monday — April 1, Friday 
Advance registration for summer sessions (open only to currently enrolled students)

April 4, Monday 
Advance registration for summer sessions begin (open to admitted/readmitted students)

April 11, Monday — April 22, Friday 
Advance registration for fall semester (open only to currently enrolled students)

April 12, Tuesday 
Last day to drop a 2nd 8 weeks courses

April 25, Monday 
Advance registration for fall semester begins (open to admitted/readmitted students except first-time fall undergraduates)

April 25, Monday — April 29, Friday 
“Dead Week”

April 29, Friday 
Last class day
Last day to completely withdraw from spring semester

April 30, Saturday 
Exam day for Saturday classes
Some common finals

May 2, Monday 
Exam Day

May 3, Tuesday 
Exam Day

May 4, Wednesday 
Study Day
Exams resume at 3 p.m. for Wednesday evening classes

May 5, Thursday 
Exam Day

May 5, 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 6, Friday 
Exam Day

May 7, Saturday, TBD at Big Sandy Superstore Arena 

May 8, Sunday, Noon 
Residence halls close

May 9, Monday — August 12, Friday 
Summer School Sessions

May 10, Tuesday, Noon 
Final Grades due

May 28, Saturday — May 30, Monday 
University Computer Services Unavailable

May 30, Monday 
Memorial Day Holiday
University closed

July 4, Monday 
Independence Day Holiday
University closed