Academic Calendar

Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Calendar



August 5-28 Late Registration/Class Changes for Fall 2015 (ends @ 5pm on August 28)
August 5 Late Registration Fee Begins ($50)
August 7 Summer 2015 Tuition due by 5pm; 14-15 Academic Year Balances for students registered for Fall 2015 due by 5pm
August 10 Start of 9-month faculty contracts
August 13 Faculty convocation (9am)
August 13 Faculty orientation (3pm)
August 17-18 Faculty Development Workshop (9:30am-3:30pm)
August 19 Classes begin for Fall 2015
August 25 End of add/drop period
September 7 Labor Day (College is closed)
October 7 Evening classes meet
October 8-9 Fall Recess—administrative offices open
October 15 Fall 2015 Tuition due by 5pm or Payment Plan established in order to register for Spring 2016
October 19 Spring 2016 Registration begins (continuing students)
October 30 Last day to drop/audit or withdraw from College w/out academic penalty
October 30 Deadline to apply for December graduation
November 2 Spring registration begins (new students)
November 12 Financial aid priority filing deadline for Spring
November 12 Admissions decision date (deposit due) for Spring
November 25 Classes will end at 5pm
November 26-27 Thanksgiving Recess; College closed
December 4 Last Class Day; Fall 2015 Tuition due by 5pm
December 7-11 Final exams
December 9 Spring 2016 Tuition due by 5pm
December 14 Grades submitted by 12 noon
December 14 Residence halls closed (5pm)
December 24 College closed for winter break



January 4  College reopens following winter break
January 4-15  Late Registration for Spring 2016 (payment due the day of registration) (Late Registration Fee ($50) begins January 4)
January 9  Residence halls check-in from 9am-5pm
January 13  Classes begin for Spring 2016
January 18  College closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 19  Last Day to Add/Drop a Course
February 1  Deadline to apply for Spring & Summer graduation
February 12  Summer Teacher Recertification Registration Begins
March 1  Summer Registration begins for all students
March 7-11  Spring Recess
March 21  Fall 2016 Advising/Registration Begins for continuing students
March 25  Returning student residential applications due
March 25  Financial aid priority filing deadline for Fall
March 25  Admissions priority filing deadline for Fall
April 4  Fall 2016 registration begins (new students)
April 8  Last day to drop a class or withdraw from college without academic penalty
April 29  Last day of class
May 2-6  Final exams
May 9  Grades submitted by 12 noon
May 14  Richard Bland College Commencement (5pm)
May 16  Summer (Intersession I and II begin)