Academic Calendar

2015-2016

FALL TERM   2015
New student conference Aug 20-26
New student registration Aug 24-26
Opening Convocation Aug 26
Classes begin at 8 a.m. Aug 27
Last day to add a course Sept 3
Census (12th Class Day) Sept 14
Midterm Concern Report I due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Sept 17
Off-Campus January term registration II (Supplementary) Sept 22-24
Midterm Concern Report II due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Oct 8
Fall break begins at 8:00 a.m. Oct 9
Classes resume at 8:00 a.m. Oct 12
Last day to change a grading system Oct 16
Last day to drop a course with no grade Oct 16
On-campus January term registration Oct 20-22
Advising Week Nov 2-6
Last day to drop a course with a W Nov 6
Spring Term registration Nov 9-13
Thanksgiving break begins at 8:00 a.m. Nov 23
Classes resume at 8:00 a.m. Nov 30
Classes end Dec 4
Final Examinations begin Dec 7
Reading Day Dec 9
Final Examinations and Fall term ends at 5:00 p.m. Dec 11
Fall Term Grades and previous term Incompletes Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) Dec 17
JANUARY TERM 2016
Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. Jan 4
Last day to add a course Jan 6
Last day to change a grading system Jan 14
Last day to drop a course without a grade Jan 14
Last day for a student to drop a course with a W Jan 20
January Term ends at 5:00 p.m. Jan 26
January Term Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) Feb 8
SPRING TERM 2016
Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. Feb 1
Last day to add a course Feb 5
Census (12th Class Day) Feb 16
Midterm Concern Report I due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Feb 18
Spring recess begins at 8:00 a.m. Mar 7
Classes resume at 8:00 a.m. Mar 14
Midterm Concern Report II due 4:00 p.m. (Faculty) Mar 10
Last day to change a grading system Mar 25
Last day to drop a course without a grade Mar 25
Advising Week Apr 11-15
Last day to drop a course with a W Apr 15
Fall and Summer terms registration Apr 18-22
Off-Campus January Term Registration May 3-5
Classes end May 6
Final Examinations begin May 9
Reading Day May 11
Final Examinations and Spring term ends at 5:00 p.m. May 13
Senior Grades due by 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) May 14
Commencement May 15
Spring Term Grades and previous term Incompletes Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty). May 19
SUMMER TERM 2016
(Graduate and off-campus courses may follow a different schedule)
Undergraduate on-campus classes begin  June 6
Last day to add a course June 9
Last day to change a grading system June 29
Last day to drop a course without a grade June 29
Independence Day holiday (classes do not meet) July 4 (Mon)
Last day to drop a course with a W July 13
Undergraduate on-campus classes end July 22
On-Campus Classes Grades due 12:00 p.m. July 29
Last day to register for a directed or independent study July 25
Last day to drop independent or directed study Aug 17
Summer term ends   Aug 17
Summer Term Grades due 12:00 p.m. (Faculty) Aug 19

Tentative AY 2016-2017 Academic Calendar

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