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Academic & Registration Calendar 2016-2017

 

Date

Important Deadlines

2016 Fall Semester
August 22, 2016 First day of faculty contractual period
 August 25Last Orientation/Registration day for new freshmen & freshman transfers
August 30 Special Students may begin enrolling for Fall Semester classes
Sept 1 & 2 Advising and Registration
September 5 Labor Day Holiday - University closed
September 6 Fall Semester classes begin; Tuition-Free Auditors may register 
September 12 Last day to register for or add full-semester courses without instructor’s approval
September 19 Last day to drop full-semester fall courses with no record. Last day to register for or add full-semester fall courses without dean’s approval. Last day to change grade basis to/from Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory or Audit. After this date a Change of Registration form with proper signatures is required.
September 23 Winterim schedule of classes available on MyBlugold & Web. Enrollment appointment times for Winterim Session registration sent to students via email.
October 3 Spring Semester schedule of classes available on MyBlugold & Web
October 3-14 Winterim priority registration; PACs not required
Week of October 10 Enrollment appointment times for Spring Semester registration sent to students via e-mail
October 17 Fall 2016 Final and Common Exams available on student and faculty schedules in MyBlugold CampS 
October 26 - November 1 Spring Semester Graduate Student Priority Registration
November 2 - December 2 Spring Semester undergraduate registration by assigned day/time. Undergraduates who must get PACs from advisers include: (1) all freshmen and sophomores (students with fewer than 60 earned credits), (2) all first-degree transfer students, and (3) juniors and seniors not in good academic standing, (4) all College of Business majors, and (5) all re-entering students.
November 14 Last day to file withdrawal from the University with “W”s.
Last day to withdraw from individual full-semester classes. 
November 18 Summer Session schedule of classes available on MyBlugold & Web.
November 23 Thanksgiving recess begins at 5 p.m.
November 24 Thanksgiving Day - University closed
November 25 No classes; offices open
November 28 Classes resume
December 14 Fall Semester classes end
December 15Study Day; no classes held
December 16-22 Final Examinations (no exams on Dec. 17 & 18; exams resume on Dec. 19)
December 17 Commencement
December 27 Fall Grades due by 4pm in MyBlugold CampS
December 26 Christmas Holiday - University closed
 January 2, 2017  New Year's Holiday - University closed
2017   Winterim Session
December 30, 2016 Deadline to cancel Winterim registration and receive a full fee refund 
January 3 Winterim Session classes begin
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; University closed; no classes
January 20 Winterim Session classes end
 January 24 Winterim grades due by 4pm in MyBlugold CampS
2017 Spring Semester
January 19-20, 2017 Advising and Registration
January 20 Special students may begin enrolling for Spring Semester classes
January 23 Spring Semester classes begin; Tuition-Free Auditors may register
January 27 Last day to register for or add full-semester courses without instructor’s approval 
February 1 Enrollment appointment times for Summer Session registration sent to students via email
February 3 Last day to drop full-semester Spring courses with no record. Last day to register for or add full-semester Spring courses without deans approval. Last day to change grade basis to/from Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory or Audit. After this date a Change of Registration form with proper signatures is required.
February 9-10 Summer Session graduate student registration; PACs not required 
February 13-23 Summer Session undergraduate student registration; PACs not required
February 24 Special Students may register for Summer Session
February 27 Fall schedule of classes available on MyBlugold & Web 
Week of March 6 Enrollment appointment times for Fall Semester registration sent to students via email
March 13 Spring 2017 Final and Common Exams available on student and faculty schedules in MyBlugold CampS
March 20-24 Spring Break - no classes, no registration appointments assigned
March 27 Classes resume
March 27 Fall Semester Graduate Student Priority Registration
March 31 - April 28 Fall Semester undergraduate registration by assigned day/time. Undergraduates who must get PACs from advisers include: (1) all freshmen and sophomores (students with fewer than 60 earned credits), (2) all first-degree transfer students, and (3) juniors and seniors not in good academic standing, (4) all College of Business majors, and (5) all re-entering students.
April 7 Last day to file withdrawal from the University with “W”s. Last day to withdraw from individual full-semester classes. 
May 12 Spring Session classes end
May 15-19 Final Examinations
May 20 Commencement 
May 21 Last day of faculty contractual period
May 23 Spring Grades due by 4pm in MyBlugold CampS
2017 Summer Session
May 22 Summer Session registration for Tuition-Free Auditors
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday -- University closed, no classes
May 22 - June 9 Three-Week Summer Session 
June 12 - August 4 Eight-Week Summer Session 
July 4 Independence Day Holiday - University closed
August 8 Summer Grades due by 4pm in MyBlugold CampS