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Important Dates

2015–2016 Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER
Aug. 16    New Families Orientation
Aug. 16–22    O-Week (For new students)
Aug. 24   First day of classes
Sept. 7   Labor Day (no classes)
Oct. 12–13   Midterm Recess (no classes)
Oct. 23–24    Families Weekend 
Nov. 13–15   Homecoming & Reunion Weekend
Nov. 26–27   Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)
Dec. 4   Last day of classes
Dec. 9–16   Final exams
Dec. 17   Residential colleges close at noon
SPRING SEMESTER
Jan. 4–8   Owl Edge Externships (Winter)
Jan. 9   Residential colleges open at noon
Jan. 11   First day of classes
Jan. 18   Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday (no classes)
Feb. 27–Mar. 6    Spring Break (no classes)
Feb. 29–Mar. 4    Owl Edge Externships (Spring)
Mar. 19   Beer Bike
Mar. 31–Apr. 1   Midterm Recess (no classes)
Apr. 22   Last day of classes
Apr. 27–May 4   Final exams
May 13–14   103rd Commencement
May 16   Residential colleges close at 4 p.m.