ACADEMIC CALENDAR

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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

College of Graduate & Extended Studies

EXFA 2016, Undergraduate & Graduate: August 22 - December 16, 2016
Last day to add a course August 26
Last day to withdraw November 28
Labor Day Holiday September 5
Thanksgiving Break November 19 – November 27

Term 1 (T1), Undergraduate: August 22 - October 14, 2016
Last day to add a course August 24
Last day to withdraw October 7
Final Grades DUE October 19 by 5:00 PM

Term 2 (T2), Undergraduate: October 24 - December 16, 2016
Last day to add a course October 26
Last day to withdraw December 9
Final Grades DUE December 19 by 8:00 AM

Columbia, Undergraduate: August 22 - December 15, 2016
Fall 2016 enrollment begins May 2, 2016
Fall 2016 classes begin August 22, 2016
Last day to Add & Drop w/o "W" August 29, 2016
Labor Day (no classes) September 5, 2016
Thanksgiving recess begins (no classes) November 19, 2016
Thanksgiving recess ends November 27, 2016
Last day to drop a course/withdraw November 28, 2016
Last days of class (final examinations) December 12-15, 2016
Final Grades DUE December 19, 2016

January Term, Undergraduate: December 19, 2016 - January 13, 2017
Last day to add a course December 19
Last day to withdraw January 6
Graduate: January 17 - May 12, 2017
Last day to add a course January 20
Last day to withdraw April 21
Spring Break March 18 – March 26

EXSP 2017, Undergraduate & Graduate: January 17 - May 12, 2017
Last day to add a course January 20
Last day to withdraw - Undergraduate: April 21, Graduate: April 28
Spring Break March 18 – March 26
Grades due May 15 by 8:00 AM

Term 3 (T3), Undergraduate: January 17 - March 10, 2017
Last day to add a course January 18
Last day to withdraw March 3
Final Grades DUE March 15 by 5:00 PM

Term 4 (T4), Undergraduate: March 20 - May 12, 2017
Last day to add a course March 22
Last day to withdraw May 5
Final Grades DUE May 15 by 8:00 AM

Columbia, Undergraduate: January 23 - May 12, 2017
Spring 2017 enrollment begins October 3
Spring 2017 classes begin January 23
Last day to Add & Drop w/o "W" January 30
Spring Recess Begins March 25
Classes resume after Spring Recess April 3
Last day to drop a course/withdraw April 21
Last days of class (final examinations) May 8-11
Final Grades DUE May 15 by 8:00 AM

EXSU 2017, Undergraduate: May 15 – August 18, 2017

1st 3-week session (S1), Undergraduate: May 15 – June 2, 2017
Last day to add a course: May 15
Last day to withdraw: May 26
1st 4-week session (S2), Undergraduate: June 5 – June 30, 2017
Last day to add a course: June 5
Last day to withdraw: June 23
2nd 4-week session (S3), Undergraduate: July 3 – July 28, 2017
Last day to add a course: July 3
Last day to withdraw: July 21
8-week session (S8), Undergraduate: June 5 – July 28, 2017
Last day to add a course: June 7
Last day to withdraw: July 21
2nd 3-week session (S4), Undergraduate: July 31 – August 18, 2017
Last day to add a course: July 31
Last day to withdraw: August 11

Graduate: August 21 - December 15, 2017

Last day to add a course - August 25
Last day to withdraw - November 27

Labor Day Holiday - September 4
Thanksgiving Break November 18 - November 26

EXFA 2017, Undergraduate: August 21 - December 15, 2017

Last day to add a course - August 25
Last day to withdraw - November 27

Labor Day Holiday - September 4
Thanksgiving Break - November 18 – November 26

Term 1 (T1), Undergraduate:  August 21 - October 13, 2017

Last day to add a course - August 23
Last day to withdraw - October 6

Final Grades DUE - October 18 by 5:00 PM

Term 2 (T2), Undergraduate: October 23 - December 15, 2017

Last day to add a course - October 25
Last day to withdraw - December 8

Final Grades DUE - December 18 by 8:00 AM

Columbia, Undergraduate: August 22 - December 15, 2017

Fall 2017 enrollment begins - March 27, 2017

Fall 2017 classes begin - August 28, 2017

8-week hybrid classes begin - August 28, 2017

Last day to Add & Drop w/o “W” - September 1, 2017

Labor Day (no classes) - September 4, 2017

8-week hybrid classes end - October 20, 2017

7-week hybrid classes begin - October 23, 2017

Thanksgiving recess begins (no classes) - November 18, 2017

Thanksgiving recess ends - November 26, 2017

Last day to drop a course/withdraw - November 27, 2017

Last days of class (final examinations) - December 11-14, 2017

7-week hybrid classes end - December 15, 2017

Final Grades DUE - December 18, 2017

January Term, Undergraduate: December 18, 2017 - January 12, 2018

Last day to add a course - December 20
Last day to withdraw - January 5

Graduate: January 15 - May 11, 2018

Last day to add a course -January 19
Last day to withdraw - April 20

Spring Break - March 17 – March 25

EXSP 2018, Undergraduate: January 15 - May 11, 2018

Last day to add a course - January 19
Last day to withdraw - April 20

Spring Break - March 17 – March 25

Grades due - May 14 by 8:00 AM

Term 3 (T3), Undergraduate: January 15 - March 9, 2018

Last day to add a course - January 17
Last day to withdraw - March 2

Final Grades DUE - March 14 by 5:00 PM

Term 4 (T4), Undergraduate: March 19 - May 11, 2018

Last day to add a course - March 21
Last day to withdraw - May 4

Final Grades DUE - May 14 by 8:00 AM

Columbia, Undergraduate: January 22 - May 11, 2018

Spring 2018 enrollment begins - October 18, 2017

Spring 2018 classes begin - January 22, 2018

8-week hybrid classes begin - January 22, 2018

Last day to Add & Drop w/o “W” - January 26, 2018

8-week hybrid classes end - March 16, 2018

Spring Recess Begins - March 17, 2018

Spring Recess Ends - March 25, 2018

7-week hybrid classes begin - March 26, 2018

Last day to drop a course/withdraw - April 20, 2018

Last days of class (final examinations) - May 7-10, 2018

7-week hybrid classes end - May 11, 2018

Final Grades DUE - May 14, 2018 by 8:00 AM

EXSU 2018, Undergraduate: May 14 – August 17, 2018

1st 3-week session (S1), Undergraduate: May 14 – June 1, 2018

Last day to add a course: May 16
Last day to withdraw: May 25

1st 4-week session (S2), Undergraduate: June 4 – June 29, 2018

Last day to add a course: June 6
Last day to withdraw: June 22

2nd 4-week session (S3), Undergraduate: July 2 – July 27, 2018

Last day to add a course: July 4
Last day to withdraw: July 20

8-week session (S8), Undergraduate: June 4 – July 27, 2018

Last day to add a course: June 6
Last day to withdraw: July 20

2nd 3-week session (S4), Undergraduate: July 30 – August 17, 2018

Last day to add a course: August 1
Last day to withdraw: August 10