Academic Calendar

Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Calendar



August 3 Tuition due by 5pm for students registered by August 3
August 5-28 Late Registration/Class Changes for Fall 2015 (ends @ 5pm on August 28) Payment (with $50 Late fee) due the day of registration.
August 5 Late Registration Fee Begins ($50)
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 19 Spring 2015 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
December 7-11 Final exams
December 9 Spring 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 18  Last day to drop a class or withdraw from college without academic penalty
 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 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)