Dec 13, 2019  
2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Academic Year 2014–2015*

Fall 2014

Drop/Add Period Begins Monday, August 18
Semester Begins Monday, August 25
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 1
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 2
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September 5
Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes) Monday, October 13
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, October 17
Spring Registration Begins Sunday–Friday, November 2–14
University Is Open for Business Wednesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday–Friday, November 26–28
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 5
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, December 6
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 10
Final Examinations End Friday, December 12
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 12

Spring 2015

Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 7
Fall Semester Make-Up Exams**  Thursday, January 8
Semester Begins  Monday, January 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (No Classes) Monday, January 19
Drop/Add Period Ends  Friday, January 23
Spring Recess (No Classes)  Monday–Friday, March 2–6
Classes Resume  Monday, March 9
Course Withdrawal Deadline  Friday, March 13
Fall and Summer Registration Begins  Sunday–Friday, April 5–17
Last Day of Classes  Friday, April 24
Final Examinations Begin  Saturday, April 25
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)  Wednesday, April 29
Final Examinations End  Friday, May 1
Spring Semester Ends  Friday, May 1
Spring Semester Make-Up Exams**

Thursday, May 7

Bachelor Degree Conferment Ceremony Friday, May 15  
Commencement Ceremony Wednesday, May 20

Academic Year 2015–2016*

Fall 2015

Drop/Add Period Begins Monday, August 24
Semester Begins Monday, August 31
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 7
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 8
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, September11
Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes) Monday, October 12
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, October 23
Spring Registration Begins Sunday–Friday, November 1–13
University Is Open for Business Wednesday, November 25
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday–Friday, November 25–27
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 11
Final Examinations Begin Saturday, December 12
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 16
Final Examinations End Friday, December 18
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 18

Spring 2016

Drop/Add Period Begins Wednesday, January 13
Semester Begins  Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Monday, January 18
Drop/Add Period Ends  Friday, January 29
Spring Recess (No Classes)  Monday–Friday, March 7–11
Classes Resume  Monday, March 14
Course Withdrawal Deadline  Friday, March 18
Fall and Summer Registration Begins  Sunday–Friday, April 3–15
Last Day of Classes  Friday, April 29
Final Examinations Begin  Saturday, April 30
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)  Wednesday, May 4
Final Examinations End  Friday, May 6
Spring Semester Ends  Friday, May 6

 *The Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please visit our website for the most accurate information: www.usciences.edu.

**Instructor discretion – see Makeup Examination policy in the University Catalog or Student Handbook