Important dates

Family-Weekend

Fall 2016

August 25
Residence hall open at 9 AM

August 25
Welcome Week begins

August 29
Classes begin

September 5
Labor Day - university closed

September 23-25
Family Weekend

October 15
Homecoming

November 11
Veteran's Day - university closed

November 24-25
Thanksgiving Holiday - university closed

December 12-15
Finals Week

December 16
Residence halls close at 10 AM **

December 16
Winter Commencement

** Freshman halls close during Winter Break and reopen January 14.  Fall residents may leave their belongings in rooms over break. 

Spring 2017

January 14
Residence halls open at 9 AM

January 16
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - university closed

January 17
First Day of spring classes

March 13-17
Spring break-no classes

May 8-11

Finals Week

May 12 
Residence halls close at 10 AM

May 12-13

Spring Commencement


As parents and family members, knowing a few important dates is always helpful for assisting your student or planning your next trip to campus.  If you are looking for a little more detail, please visit the following calendars: