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Faculty Academic Calendar


Rules for Developing an Academic Calendar

Fall
Classes begin the Tuesday after Labor Day
Lasts 15 weeks with 75 days of instruction (do not count Saturdays)
Faculty report Wednesday before classes start
Fall classes 2 begin the Monday of the 5th week of the semester
First half of semester ends 37th day
Second half of classes begin 38th day
Fall 2 classes end 37 days after they begin
The fall semester will include a four-day (Thursday -Sunday) Thanksgiving recess
Classes end after 15 weeks (75 days)
Final grades due 2 days after classes end
Winter
Classes begin on the second Saturday of January
Lasts 15 weeks with 74 days of instruction (do not count Saturdays)
Faculty report the Wednesday before classes start
Martin Luther King Day - classes dismissed
Winter 2 classes begin the Monday of the 5th week of the semester
First half semester ends 37th day
Second half semester begins 38th day
Spring recess begins, Monday following the 8th week of classes
Winter classes 2 end 37 days after they begin
Winter classes end after 15 weeks (74 days) - Do not count MLK day and spring recess
Commencement the Saturday after the end of the winter semester
Winter grades due 2 days after classes end
Spring
Normally, two day break between the end of winter & beginning of spring session (Mon & Tue)
Memorial Day - classes dismissed
Classes end 37th day (7-1/2 weeks long)
Spring grades due three (3) calendar days after classes end
Summer
Summer session begins on the Monday following the last day of Spring Classes
July 4th Holiday - classes dismissed
Summer classes end 38th day
Final grades due three (3) calendar days after classes end
* Holidays that fall on Saturday are observed on Friday, and those that occur on Sunday are observed on Monday.