Academic Calendar: Fall 2016-Summer 2018

Fall Semester 2016

Aug. 25 Convocation
Aug. 29 First day of classes
Sept. 5 Labor Day—University closed
Sept. 6 Last day to add/drop a class for the traditional semester
Oct. 10 - 11 Fall break—no traditional classes—University open
Oct. 12 Yom Kippur—University closed
Oct. 31 Registration for Winterim and Spring 2017 begins
Nov. 4 Last day to withdraw from a traditional class with a “W”
Nov. 23 - 27 Thanksgiving holiday—University closed
Dec. 12 - 18 Final examinations
Dec. 19 Winter Commencement
Dec. 24 - 26 Christmas holiday—University closed
Dec. 31 - Jan. 2
New Year's holiday—University closed

Winterim 2017

Jan. 3 Winterim begins
Jan 16 Martin Luther King Day—University closed
Jan. 22 Winterim ends

Spring Semester 2017
Jan. 23 First day of classes
Jan. 31 Last day to add/drop a class for the traditional semester
Mar. 13 - 19 Spring Break—no traditional classes—University open
Apr. 7 Last day to withdraw from a traditional class with a "W"
Apr. 10 Registration for Fall 2017 begins
Apr. 14-16 Easter holiday—University closed
May 8 - 14 Final examinations
May 15 Baccalaureate
May 16 Nurses' Pinning
May 17 GPS Commencement
May 18 Undergraduate (Traditional) Commencement
May 29 Memorial Day—University closed

Summer Session 2017

Summer sessions will be held between May and August. Multiple sessions are available. Please consult the Summer Schedule of Classes for details on the sessions and classes available or contact the Registrar’s Office at 443-334-2206.

Fall Semester 2017

Aug. 24 Convocation
Aug. 28 First day of classes
Sept. 4 Labor Day—University closed
Sept. 5 Last day to add/drop a class for the traditional semester.
Sept. 30 Yom Kippur—University closed
Oct. 9 - Oct. 10 Fall Break
Oct. 30 Registration for Winterim and Spring 2018 begins
Nov. 3 Last day to withdraw from a traditional class with a "W"
Nov. 22 - 26 Thanksgiving holiday—University closed
Dec. 18 Winter Commencement
Dec. 24 - 25 Christmas holiday—University closed
Dec. 31 - Jan. 1 New Year's holiday—University closed

Winterim 2018

Jan. 2 Winterim begins
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Day - University closed
Jan. 21 Winterim ends

Spring Semester 2018

Jan. 22 First day of classes
Jan. 30 Last day to add/drop a class for the traditional semester
Mar. 12 - 18 Spring Break
Mar. 30 - Apr. 1 Easter holiday—University closed
Apr. 6 Last day to withdraw from a traditional class with a "W"
Apr. 9 Registration for Fall 2018 begins
May 14 Baccalaureate
May 15 Nurses' Pinning
May 16 GPS Commencement
May 17 Undergraduate (Traditional) Commencement
May 28 Memorial Day—University closed

Summer Session 2018

Summer sessions will be held between May and August. Multiple sessions are available. Please consult the Summer Schedule of Classes for details on the sessions and classes available or contact the Registrar’s Office at 443-334-2206.

*Academic Calendar information for students enrolled in accelerated undergraduate or master’s programs can be found in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog.

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