Calendar Cycles

At the time a student initially strts courses, he/she is assigned a Student Centric Period (SCP) designator code of Cycle 1 or 2. The following chart outlines how months of the year correspond to a student's spring, summer, and fall semesters, based on the assigned SCP cycle.

SemesterCycle 1Cycle 2
SpringJanuary - MarchMarch - May
SummerMay - JulyJuly - September
FallSeptember - NovemberNovember - January
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Next Start Date is January 2, 2017

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Cycle 1

2016 Summer SemesterCycle 1: May 2, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Monday, May 2May session begins
Monday, May 30Memorial Day holiday*
Sunday, June 12Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, June 17Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, June 26May session ends
Monday - Sunday, June 27 - July 3Summer break
Monday, July 4July session begins
4th of July holiday*
Sunday, August 14Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, August 19Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, August 28July session ends
2016 Fall SemesterCycle 1: August 29, 2016 - December 18, 2016
Monday, August 29September session begins
Monoday, September 5Labor Day Holiday*
Sunday, October 9Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, October 14Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, October 23September session ends
Monday, October 24November session begins
Thursday-Friday, November 24-25Thanksgiving break*
Sunday, December 4Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, December 9Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, December 18November session ends
Monday - Sunday, December 19 - January 1Winter break
2017 Spring SemesterCycle 1: January 2, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Monday, January 2January session begins
New Year's Holiday*
Monday, January 16Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday*
Sunday, February 12Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, February 17Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, February 26January session ends
Monday, February 27March session begins
Sunday, April 9Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, April 14Spring holiday*
Friday, April 14Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, April 23March session ends
Monday - Sunday, April 24 - April 30Spring Break

Cycle 2

2016 Summer SemesterCycle 2: July 4, 2016 - October 23, 2016
Monday, July 4July session begins
4th of July holiday*
Sunday, August 14Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, August 19Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, August 28July session ends
Monday, August 29September session begins
Monday, September 5Labor Day holiday*
Sunday, October 9Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, October 14Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, October 23September session ends
2016 Fall SemesterCycle 2: October 24, 2016 - February 26, 2017
Monday, October 24November session begins
Thursday - Friday, November 24 - 25Thanksgiving break*
Sunday, December 4Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, December 9Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, December 18November session ends
Monday - Sunday, December 19 - January 1Winter break
Monday, January 2January session begins
New Year's Day Holiday*
Monday, January 16Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday*
Sunday, February 12Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, Februrary 17Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, Februrary 26January session ends
2017 Spring SemesterCycle 2: February 27, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Monday, February 27March session begins
Sunday, April 9Last day to withdraw from nursing courses**
Friday, April 14Spring holiday*
Friday, April 14Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, April 23March session ends
Monday - Sunday, April 24 - April 30Spring break
Monday, May 1May session begins
Monday, May 29Memorial Day holiday*
Sunday, June 11Last day to withdraw from nursing courses*
Friday, June 16Last day to withdraw from liberal arts and sciences courses**
Sunday, June 25May session ends
Monday - Sunday, June 26 - July 2Summer break

*Classes do not meet on the holidays recognized on this calendar. For student's convenience the online classes will remain open. 

** Last date to withdraw refers to the last date that a student may withdraw from a class and receive a grade of "W". The last day to withdraw from all classes and receive a refund varies. refer to our refund policy in the academic catalog to determining the last day to withdraw and for additional refund information.

Process related to class scheduling, registration, tuition/fee assessment and end-of-term grade processing occur at the end of each session. Processes related to determining a student's eligibility for financial aid and evaluating academic standing are conducting on a semester basis.

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