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Important Dates All 2016 Dates

  1. Winter break; university offices closed

  2. Payment due for spring 2016 priority registration

  3. Winter Welcome

  4. Last day to register for spring 2016 without a late fee

  5. Spring classes begin

  6. Late registration (with $100 fee) begins

  7. WCL: First day of classes

  8. Late registration for spring ends

  9. Regular Decision freshman fall 2016 semester admission application deadline

  10. Early Decision II freshman fall 2016 semester admission and financial aid application deadline

  11. Early Decision I candidate reply date

  12. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes, university offices closed

  13. Mathematics Equivalency Examination

  14. Last day to add a spring course, internship, Independent Reading or Research, or Community Service-Learning project

  15. Last day to drop a spring course for a 100% refund and without a "W" recorded

  16. Writing Proficiency Examination

  17. Last day to drop a spring course for a 50% refund

  18. Freshman fall 2016 semester financial aid application deadline

  19. Last day to drop a spring course for a 25% refund (no refunds after this date)

  20. Early warning notices due in Registrar’s Office

  21. Undergraduate transfer student admission and financial aid priority application deadline for fall 2016 semester

  22. Early Decision II candidate reply date

  23. Last day to drop a spring class or change a grade option (mid-term)

  24. Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday

  25. Writing Proficiency Examination

  26. Summer 2016 registration begins. Payment is due May 21, 2016

  27. Fall 2016 priority registration for graduate students begins. Payment due August 1, 2016

  28. Theses and dissertations due in deans’ offices for spring degree candidates

  29. Fall 2016 priority registration for undergraduate students begins. Payment is due August 1, 2016

  30. Last day to apply for spring graduation

  31. Summer admission application deadline for students living in the United States

  32. WCL: Last day of classes (includes make-ups for holidays)

  33. Spring classes end

  34. Theses and dissertations due in Registrar's Office for spring degree candidates

  35. Spring study day; no classes

  36. Spring final examinations

  37. Spring final grades due

  38. Financial aid application deadline for fall 2016 continuing undergraduate students

  39. Undergraduate transfer fall 2016 semester admission application deadline for students living outside the United States

  40. Candidates' reply date for Regular Decision freshmen

  41. Payment due for summer sessions 2016

  42. WCL: Examinations begin

  43. Commencement Weekend Activities

  44. Official Degree Award Date

  45. WCL: Examinations end

  46. WCL Spring Commencement Ceremony

  47. WCL: Official Degree Award Date

  48. Payment due for fall 2016

  49. Welcome Week

  50. Last day to register for fall without a late fee

  51. Fall classes begin

  52. Late registration (with $100 fee) begins

  53. Undergraduate transfer spring 2017 semester admission application deadline for students living outside the U.S.

  54. Late registration for fall ends

  55. Labor Day; no classes, university offices closed

  56. Mathematics Equivalency Examination

  57. Last day to add a fall course, internship, Independent Reading or Research, or Community Service-Learning project

  58. Last day to drop a fall course for a 100% refund and without a "W" recorded

  59. Last day to drop a fall course for a 50% refund

  60. Last day to drop a fall course for a 25% refund (no refunds after this date)

  61. Early warning notices due in Registrar's Office

  62. Fall Break; no classes, university offices open

  63. All-American Weekend

  64. Writing Proficiency Examination

  65. Last day to apply for graduation in fall 2016

  66. Spring 2017 priority registration for graduate students begins. Payment is due January 6, 2017

  67. Spring 2017 priority registration for undergraduate students begins. Payment is due January 6, 2017

  68. Last day to drop a fall course or change a grade option (end of the 10th week)

  69. Students begin submitting applications for spring graduation

  70. Theses and dissertations due in deans’ offices for fall degree candidates

  71. Tuesday classes cancelled; Friday classes meet

  72. Thanksgiving holiday; no classes; university offices closed Thursday and Friday

  73. Fall classes end

  74. Theses and dissertations due in Registrar's Office for fall degree candidates

  75. Fall final examinations; grades are due 72 hours following the exam

  76. Fall study day

  77. Fall Commencement Ceremony for August and December 2016 graduates (1:00 p.m.)

  78. Winter break; university offices closed

  79. Official Degree Award Date (date that appears on December 2016 diplomas; no event associated with this date)