Academic Calendar

2014-2015

SUMMER TERM 2015
(Graduate and off-campus courses may follow a different schedule)
Undergraduate on-campus classes begin Jun 8
Last day to add a course Jun 11
Last day to drop a course without a grade or change a grading system Jul 1
Independence Day holiday (classes do not meet) Jul 4 (Sat)
Last day for a student to drop a course with a WP, WF, or WU Last day of instruction
Undergraduate on-campus classes end Jul 24
Last day to register for a directed or independent study Jul 27
Last day to drop independent or directed study Aug 19
Summer term ends Aug 19
Summer Term Grades due 12 noon (Faculty) Aug 21

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

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