Academic Calendar

2016-2017

Fall 2016
January Term 2017
Spring 2017
Summer 2017

FALL TERM   2016
New student conference Aug 18-24
New student registration Aug 22-24
Opening Convocation Aug 24
Classes begin at 8 a.m. Aug 25
Last day to add a course Sept 1
Census (12th Class Day) Sept 12
Midterm Concern Report I due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Sept 15
Off-Campus January Term registration II (Supplementary) Sept 27-29
Midterm Concern Report II due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Oct 6
Fall break begins at 8:00 a.m. Oct 7
Classes resume at 8:00 a.m. Oct 10
Last day to change a grading system Oct 14
Last day to drop a course with no grade Oct 14
On-campus January Term registration Oct 18-20
Advising Week Oct 31 – Nov 4
Last day to drop a course with a W Nov 4
Spring Term registration Nov 7 – 11
Thanksgiving break begins at 8:00 a.m. Nov 21
Classes resume at 8:00 a.m. Nov 28
Classes end Dec 2
Final Examinations begin Dec 5
Reading Day Dec 7
Final Examinations and Fall Term ends at 5:00 p.m. Dec 9
Fall Term Grades and previous term Incompletes Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) Dec 15
JANUARY TERM   2017
Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. Jan 2
Last day to add a course Jan 4
Last day to change a grading system Jan 12
Last day to drop a course without a grade Jan 12
Last day for a student to drop a course with a W Jan 18
January Term ends at 5:00 p.m. Jan 24
January Term Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) Feb 6
SPRING TERM   2017
Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. Jan 30
Last day to add a course Feb 3
Census (12th Class Day) Feb 14
Midterm Concern Report I due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Feb 16
Midterm Concern Report II due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Mar 9
Spring recess begins at 8:00 a.m. Mar 13
Classes resume at 8:00 a.m. Mar 20
Last day to change a grading system Mar 24
Last day to drop a course without a grade Mar 24
Advising Week Apr 10 – 14
Last day to drop a course with a W Apr 14
Fall and Summer Terms registration Apr 17 – 21
Off-Campus January Term Registration May 2 – 4
Classes end May 5
Final Examinations begin May 8
Reading Day May 10
Final Examinations and Spring Term ends at 5:00 p.m. May 12
Senior Grades due by 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) May 13
Commencement May 14
Spring Term Grades and previous term Incompletes Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty). May 18
SUMMER TERM   2017
(Graduate and off-campus courses may follow a different schedule)
Undergraduate on-campus classes begin June 5
Last day to add a course June 8
Last day to change a grading system June 28
Last day to drop a course without a grade June 28
Independence Day holiday (classes do not meet) July 4 (Tues)
Last day to drop a course with a W July 12
Undergraduate on-campus classes end July 21
On-Campus Classes Grades due 12:00 p.m. July 28
Last day to register for a directed or independent study July 24
Last day to drop independent or directed study Aug 16
Summer Term ends   Aug 16
Summer Term Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) Aug 18

Please note: Austin College’s spring break is customarily in alignment with Sherman ISD.