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2016-17 Academic Calendar:
School of Continuing Studies Adult Degree Programs

*Dates vary for accelerated-format courses; see the course schedule for details.

*The deadline to add an accelerated-format course is the first night of class. All accelerated-format sessions begin on Monday of the first week, unless otherwise noted. After the seventh calendar day of the session, any course that is dropped will be recorded on the student's transcript, and an appropriate grade will be assigned.

**For accelerated courses, the last day to file for Pass/No Credit is the end of the second week of each session. Only one Pass/No Credit is allowed in an academic year.

Fall 2016 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week AcceleratedTwelve-Week Session
Session 1: Aug. 22-Sept. 30Session 1: Aug. 22-Oct. 21Section "E": Oct. 3-Dec. 23
Session 2: Oct. 3-Nov. 11Session 2: Oct. 24-Dec. 23 
Session 3: Nov. 14-Dec. 23  

Spring 2017 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week AcceleratedTwelve-Week Session
Session 1: Jan. 9-Feb. 17Session 1: Jan. 9-March 10Section "E": Feb. 20-May 12
Session 2: Feb. 20-March 31Session 2: March 13-May 12 
Session 3: April 3-May 12  

Summer 2017 Session Dates

Six-Week AcceleratedNine-Week Accelerated
Session 1: May 22-June 30Session 1: May 22-July 21
Session 2: July 3-Aug. 11 

Academic Calendar for Fall 2016

2016 Fall Session 1: 6 weekAug. 22-Sept. 30
Accelerated-format courses beginAug. 22
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Aug. 29
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditSept. 2
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Sept. 16
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Sept. 23
2016 Fall Session 2: 6 weekOct. 3-Nov. 11
Accelerated-format courses beginOct. 3
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Oct. 10
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditOct. 14
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Oct. 28
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Nov. 4
2016 Fall Session 3: 6 weekNov. 14-Dec. 23
Accelerated-format courses beginNov. 14
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Nov. 21
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditNov. 25
Thanksgiving Holiday; no classes, campus offices closedNov. 23-25
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Dec. 9
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Dec. 16
2016 Fall Session 1: 9 weekAug. 22-Oct 21
Accelerated-format courses beginAug. 22
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Aug. 29
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditSept. 2
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Sept. 30
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Oct. 14
2016 Fall Session 2: 9 weekOct. 24-Dec. 23
Accelerated-format courses beginOct. 24
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Oct. 31
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditNov. 4
Thanksgiving holiday; no classes, campus offices closedNov. 23-25
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Dec. 2
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Dec. 16
2016 Section “E” 12 weekOct. 3-Dec. 23
“E” courses beginOct. 3
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Oct. 10
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditOct. 28
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Nov. 18
Thanksgiving holiday; no classes, campus offices closedNov. 23-25
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Dec. 16

Academic Calendar for Spring 2017

2017 Spring Session 1: 6 weekJan. 9-Feb. 17
Accelerated-format courses begin Jan. 9
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Jan. 16
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJan. 20
MLK holiday; no classes, campus offices closedJan. 16
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Feb. 3
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Feb. 10
2017 Spring Session 2: 6 weekFeb. 20-March 31
Accelerated-format courses beginFeb. 20
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Feb. 27
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditMarch 3
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., March 17
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., March 24
2017 Spring Session 3: 6 weekApril 3-May 12
Accelerated-format courses beginApril 3
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Apr. 10
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditApril 14
Good Friday, no classes, campus offices closedApril 14
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., April 28
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., May 5
2017 Spring Session 1: 9 weekJan 9-March 10
Accelerated-format courses beginJan. 9
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Jan. 16
MLK holiday; no classes, campus offices closedJan. 16
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJan. 20
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Feb. 17
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., March 3
2017 Spring Session 2: 9 weekMarch 13-May 12
Accelerated-format courses beginMarch 13
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., March 20
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditMarch 24
Good Friday; no classes, campus offices closedApril 14
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., April 21
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., May 5
2017 Section “E” 12 weekFeb. 20-May 12
“E” courses beginFeb. 20
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., Feb. 27
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditMarch 17
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., Apr. 14
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., May 5

Academic Calendar for Summer 2017

2017 Summer Session 1: 6 weekMay 22-June 30
Accelerated-format courses beginMay 22
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., May 29
Memorial Day holiday, no classes, campus offices closedMay 29
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJune 2
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., June 16
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., June 23
2017 Summer Session 2: 6 weekJuly 3-Aug. 11
Accelerated-format courses beginJuly 3
Independence Day Holiday; no classes, campus office closedJuly 4
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., July 10
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJuly 14
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., July 28
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., Aug. 4
2017 Summer Session 1: 9 weekMay 22-July 21
Accelerated-format courses beginMay 22
Memorial Day holiday; no classes, campus offices closedMay 29
Deadline to drop a course and receive a 100% refund6 p.m., May 29
Last day to file for Pass/No CreditJune 2
Last day to withdraw and receive a “W” grade5 p.m., June 30
Last day to withdraw5 p.m., July 14