ARCHIVED 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ARCHIVED 2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2015-2016 Academic Calendar



Fall 2015

         
August 14   Friday   Residence halls open
August 17   Monday   All classes begin (8:00 AM)
August 28   Friday   University census date (5:00 PM)
September 7   Monday   Labor Day (No classes)
September 21   Monday   Fifth week grades due (5:00 PM)
October 12-16   Monday-Friday   Fall Break
October  19   Monday   Last day to drop with a “W”
October 24   Saturday   Homecoming
October 27   Tuesday    Advising Day (No classes or faculty meetings)
October 28   Wednesday   Priority registration begins for Spring 2016
October 29   Wednesday   On-line graduation application opens for Spring 2016
November 5   Thursday   Regular registration begins for Spring 2016
November 25-27   Wednesday - Friday   Thanksgiving (No classes)
December 4   Friday   Last day of classes
December 5-11   Saturday - Friday   Final exams
December 12   Saturday   Commencement (1:00 PM) Ramsey Center
December 14   Monday   All grades due (9:00 AM)

Spring 2016

         
January 7-8                       Thursday-Friday                   Orientation
January 8   Friday   Residence halls open
January 11   Monday   All classes begin (8:00 AM)
January 18   Monday   Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (No classes)
January 25   Monday   University census date (5:00 PM)
January 30   Friday   Deadline to complete on-line application to graduate in Spring 2016
February 24 - 26   Wednesday - Friday   No classes
February 15   Monday    Fifth week grades due (5:00 PM)
March 8   Tuesday   Advising Day (No Classes)
March 9   Wednesday    Priority registration begins
March 9   Wednesday   On-line graduation application opens for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016
March 14   Monday   Regular registration begins
March 17   Thursday   Last day to drop with a “W”
March 21 - 25   Monday - Friday   Spring Break
April 29   Friday   Last day of classes
April 30 - May 6   Saturday - Friday   Final exams
May 6   Friday   Commencement-Graduate Students (7:00 PM) Ramsey Center
May 7   Saturday  

Commencement - College of Arts & Sciences, Education & Allied Professions, Fine & Performing Arts (10:00 AM) Ramsey Center

Commencement-Colleges of Business, Health & Human Sciences, Kimmel School (2:00 PM) Ramsey Center

May 9   Monday   All grades due (10:00 AM)

Summer 2016

NOTE: Pay close attention to start and end dates of various summer courses. Summer session term dates can be found on the Registrar’s web page.

May 9 -24   Monday - Tuesday   Minimester term
May 9 - July 1   Monday - Friday   Assisted registration for Asheville, Suite 355 Biltmore Park
May 26 - 27   Thursday - Friday   Registration in Cullowhee
May 30   Monday   Classes begin for 9 and first 4.5 week term (8:00 AM)
May 30 - August 3   Monday-Wednesday   9 week term
May 30 - July 1   Monday- Friday   First 4.5 week term
July 4   Monday   Independence Day Holiday (University closed)
July 5   Tuesday   Registration in Cullowhee
July 5   Tuesday   Classes begin for second 4.5 week term (8:00 AM)
July 5 - August 3   Tuesday - Wednesday   Second 4.5 week term
Various Dates   Last day of each course  

Final exams