Academic Calendar 2016-17

Fall Semester Fall 2016 Fall 2017
Faculty and Staff Fall Workshop  Aug. 18, 2016 Aug. 17, 2017
Freshmen Arrive  Aug. 19, 2016 Aug. 18, 2017
Upperclassmen Return  Aug. 21, 2016 Aug. 20, 2017
Registration Validation  Aug. 22, 2016 Aug. 21, 2017
Classes Begin  Aug. 22, 2016 Aug. 21, 2017
Last Day to Add an online course (Term I)  Aug. 24, 2016 Aug. 23, 2017
Convocation  Aug. 25, 2016 Aug. 24, 2017
Last Day to Add & Drop w/o "W"  Aug. 26, 2016 Aug. 25, 2017
Labor Day (no classes all day)  Sept. 5, 2016 Sept. 4, 2017
Family Day  Sept. 24, 2016 Sept. 30, 2017
Fall Break (no classes all day)  Oct. 17, 2016 Oct. 14, 2017
Mid-Term Grades Due  Oct. 18, 2016 Oct. 17, 2017
Pre-Registration for Spring Begins  Oct. 19, 2016 Oct. 23, 2017
Homecoming Weekend  Oct. 28-30, 2016 Oct. 13-15, 2017
Last Day to Drop Courses w/ "W"  Nov. 28, 2016 Nov. 27, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess Begins  Nov. 19, 2016 Nov. 18, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess Ends  Nov. 27, 2016 Nov. 26, 2017
Last Day of Classes  Dec. 9, 2016 Dec. 8, 2017
December Commencement  Dec. 10, 2016 Dec. 9, 2017
Number of classes for the semester  42 MWF/30 TR 42 MWF/30 TR
Final Exams  Dec. 12-15, 2016 Dec.11-14, 2017
Final Grades due by 8:00 a.m.  Dec. 19, 2016 Dec. 18, 2017
Students may view grades on myCMU  Dec. 21, 2016 Dec. 20, 2017
     
January Term    
Registration for ONLINE January Classes  Oct. 19, 2016 Oct. 18, 2017
Regular Registration (non-online Jan. classes)  Oct. 19, 2016 Oct. 18, 2017
ONLINE January Session Begins  Dec. 19, 2016 Dec. 18, 2017
January Session Ends  Jan. 13, 2017 Jan. 12, 2017
Final Grades due by 8:00 a.m.  Jan. 16, 2017 Jan. 15, 2017
Students may view grades on myCMU  Jan. 17, 2017 Jan. 16, 2017
     
Spring Semester Spring 2017 Spring 2018
Residence Halls Open  Jan. 15, 2017 Jan. 14, 2018
Registration Validation  Jan. 16, 2017 Jan. 15, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (no classes)  Jan. 16, 2017 Jan. 16, 2018
Classes Begin  Jan. 17, 2017 Jan. 15, 2018
Last Day to add an Online Course (Term III)  Jan. 18, 2017 Jan. 17, 2018
Last Day to Add and Drop w/o "W"  Jan. 20, 2017 Jan. 19, 2018
Spring Recess Begins  Mar. 18, 2017 Mar. 17, 2018
Mid-Term Grades Due  Mar. 13, 2017 Mar. 13, 2018
Spring Recess Ends  Mar. 26, 2017 Mar. 25, 2018
Pre-Registration for May, Summer, and Fall  Mar. 27, 2017 Mar. 26, 2018
Good Friday (no classes all day)  April 14, 2017 March 30, 2018
Service Day (no classes except labs)  April 6, 2017 April 5, 2018
Last Day to Drop Courses w/"W"  April 21, 2017 April 20, 2018
Last Day of Classes  May 5, 2017 May 4, 2018
Number of classes per semester  43 MWF/29 TR 23 MWF/29TR
Final Exams  May 8-11, 2017 May 7-10, 2018
Final Grades for Graduating Seniors due  May 12, 2017  
Commencement  May 13, 2017 May 12, 2018
Final Grades due by 8 a.m.  May 15, 2017 May 14, 2018
Students may view grades on myCMU  May 22, 2017 May 21, 2018
     
Summer Summer 2017 Summer 2018
Summer Registration Mar. 27, 2017 Mar. 26, 2018
Summer Classes Begin May 15, June 5,
and other dates
May 14, 2018,
June 4, 2017, and
other dates
Last Day to Drop Summer Courses w/out "W" One week before
end of course
One week before
end of course
Fourth of July (no classes all day) July 4, 2017 July 4, 2018
Summer Session ends Aug. 18, 2017 August 17, 2018
Summer Session grades due Aug. 21, 2017 August 20, 2018
Students may view grades on myCMU Aug. 23, 2017 Aug. 21, 2018
 
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