Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar 2026-2027

FALL SEMESTER 2026

August 17 - 21 Monday-Friday Faculty Meetings
August 24 Monday Classes Begin
September 7 Monday Labor Day (university closed)
November 25 Wednesday Thanksgiving Break Begins
(no classes on Wednesday)
November 30 Monday Classes Resume
December 5 Saturday Classes End
December 7-12 Monday-Saturday Final Examinations
December 12 Saturday Fall Graduate Commencement
December 13 Sunday Fall Undergraduate Commencement

SPRING SEMESTER 2027

January 4-8 Monday-Friday Faculty Meetings
January 11 Monday Classes begin
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (university closed)
March 7-14 Sunday-Sunday Spring Recess
March 15 Monday Classes Resume
April 18 Sunday Honors Day
April 29 Thursday Classes End
April 30 Friday Reading Day
May 1, 3-7 Saturday, Monday-Friday Final Examinations
May 7 Friday Spring Graduate Commencement
May 8 Saturday Spring Undergraduate Commencement

SUMMER SEMESTER 2027

June 14 Monday Classes Begin
July 5 Monday Independence Day (university closed)
August 8 Sunday Summer Session Ends

Approved by University Council - March 1, 2017.