2015–16 University Calendar

Current and complete information can be found in the online University Calendar.

Summer Sessions 2015

First Four-Week Session Begins Mon, June 15
Summer Tuition Refund Deadline Varies
Independence Day (Holiday); no classes Fri, July 3
Second Four-Week Session Begins Mon, July 13
Last day to register for independent study,
internship, individual instruction, and dissertation
Mon, July 13
Final Examinations or Last Class for All Day and Evening Classes
 Fri, Aug 21
Grades Due Wed, Sep 2

Note: Graduate programs start/end dates vary by program. See Time Schedule for specifics about your program.

Autumn Quarter 2015

Housing Deposit Refund Deadline for New Students Fri, June 30
Autumn Registration for Non-Admitted Students Begins Tue, Sep 1
Labor Day (holiday) Mon, Sep 7
New International Student Orientation
Sep 22–23
New Student Check-in (3 p.m.–8:30 p.m.)
Wed, Sep 23
New Student Orientation Begins
Wed, Sep 23
Waitlist Ends Thu, Sep 24
Returning Student Check-in (11 a.m.–5 p.m.) Sat, Sep 26
Returning Student Check-in (1–5 p.m.) Sun, Sep 27
Class Instruction Begins Mon, Sep 28
Last Day to Register or Add Courses*, to Register Without a Late Fee, or to Apply for Audit Fri, Oct 2
Autumn Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 2
Last Day to Apply for Pass/No Credit,
Independent Study, Internships, and Individual Instruction
Fri, Oct 9
Autumn Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 9
Autumn Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 16
Autumn Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 30
Last Day to Withdraw From Courses Fri, Nov 6
Veterans Day (holiday); no classes Wed, Nov 11
Winter Registration for Admitted Students Currently
in Attendance
Nov 16–19
Winter Registration for New Admits Begins Mon, Nov 23
Winter Registration for Graduate Students Begins Mon, Nov 23
Thanksgiving (holiday); no classes Nov 26–27
Last Class for Day Classes Fri, Dec 4
Winter Registration for Non-Admitted Students Begins Mon, Dec 7
Final Examinations or Last Class for All Day and Evening Classes Dec 7–9
Residence Halls close for Christmas Break
(10 a.m.)
Thu, Dec 10
Christmas Break Dec 11–Jan 4
Grades Due Thu, Dec 17
Campus Christmas Closure
Dec 24–Jan 3

Winter Quarter 2016

Housing Deposit Refund Deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Nov 30
Housing Deposit Refund Deadline for New Students
Wed, Dec 9
Waitlist Ends
Sun, Jan 3
Residence Halls open (1 p.m.)
Mon, Jan 4
Class Instruction Begins
Tue, Jan 5
Last Day to Register or Add Courses*, to Register Without Late Fee, or to Apply for Audit
Mon, Jan 11
Winter Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline
Mon, Jan 11
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (holiday); evening classes meet**
Mon, Jan 18
Last Day to Apply for Pass/No Credit, Independent Study, Internships,
and Individual Instruction
Tue, Jan 19
Winter Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline
Tue, Jan 19
Winter Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline
Tue, Jan 26
Winter Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline
Tue, Feb 9
Last Day to Withdraw From Courses Fri, Feb 12
Presidents Day (holiday); evening classes meet** Mon, Feb 15
Spring Registration for Admitted Students Currently in Attendance
Feb 22–25
Spring Registration for Graduate or New Admits Begins
Mon, Feb 29
Last Class for Day Classes Fri, Mar 11
Spring Registration for Non-Admitted Students Begins
Mon, Mar 14
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day
Mon, Mar 14
Final Examinations or Last Class for Evening Classes
Mar 14–17
Final Examinations for All Day Classes Mar 15–17
Residence Halls Close for Spring Break (10 a.m.)
Fri, Mar 18
Spring Vacation
Mar 18–28
Grades Due
Tues, Mar 22
Good Friday (half-day holiday)
Fri, Mar 25

Spring Quarter 2016

Housing Deposit Refund Deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Feb 29
Housing Deposit Refund Deadline for New Students Wed, Mar 17
Waitlist Ends
Fri, Mar 25
Residence Halls open (1 p.m.)
Mon, Mar 28
Class Instruction Begins
Tue, Mar 29
Last Day to Register or Add Courses*, to Register Without Late Fee or to Apply for Audit
Mon, Apr 4
Spring Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Mon, Apr 4
Last Day to Apply for Pass/No Credit, Independent Study, Internships, and Individual Instruction
Mon, Apr 11
Spring Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline
Mon, Apr 11
Spring Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline
Mon, Apr 18
Spring Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline
Mon, May 2
Summer Registration Begins Mon, May 2
Last Day to Withdraw From Courses
Fri, May 6
Autumn Registration for Admitted Students Currently in Attendance May 16–19
Autumn Registration for New Admits Begins
Sat, May 21
Autumn Registration for Graduate Students Begins Mon May 23
Memorial Day (holiday); evening classes meet** Mon, May 30
Last Class for Day Classes Fri, Jun 3
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day Mon, Jun 6
Final Examinations or Last Class for All Evening Classes Jun 6–9
Final Examination for All Day Classes Jun 7–9
Ivy Cutting Fri, Jun 10
Residence Halls close for Summer Break (4 p.m.) Fri, Jun 10
Graduate Commencement
Fri, Jun 10
Undergraduate Commencement Sat, Jun 11
Graduating Seniors Vacate Housing Sun, Jun 12
Grades Due Mon, Jun 20

Evening Classes Are Those Beginning at 4 p.m. or Later

Monday evening classes meet on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, and Memorial Day to have the required class sessions.

Registration Late Fees

You will be charged a late fee if registration occurs after the fifth day of the quarter. You must process a registration petition with supporting statements from each instructor to be considered for later registration.

Withdrawing From Campus Housing

If you withdraw from campus housing after the beginning of the contract period, you will forfeit your room deposit and will receive a refund of room and meal plan charges based on the date you sign the checkout form, according to the following schedule:

  • First week of quarter: 90%
  • Second week of quarter: 75%
  • Third week of quarter: 50%
  • Fourth/fifth week of quarter: 25%
  • Sixth week of quarter and following: 0%