Academic Calendar

2016 - Summer First Term

All deadlines are at 12:00 midnight unless otherwise stated.

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 18 to June 17 Apply online for August 2016 graduate via myState - $50 fee Add to calendar for Apply online for August 2016 graduate via myState - $50 fee 2016-05-18 05:00:00Z 2016-06-18 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online for August 2016 graduate via myState - $50 fee
June 1 New freshmen and transfer student orientation Add to calendar for New freshmen and transfer student orientation 2016-06-01 05:00:00Z 2016-06-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago New freshmen and transfer student orientation
June 2 Classes begin Add to calendar for Classes begin 2016-06-02 05:00:00Z 2016-06-03 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
June 3 Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) 2016-06-03 05:00:00Z 2016-06-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day)
June 3 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m. 2016-06-03 05:00:00Z 2016-06-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m.
June 17 Last day to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee Add to calendar for Last day to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee 2016-06-17 05:00:00Z 2016-06-18 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee
June 18 to July 15 Late application for August 2016 degree via myState – $50 fee plus $50 late fee

** Account balance must be paid before application is accepted

Add to calendar for Late application for August 2016 degree via myState – $50 fee plus $50 late fee 2016-06-18 05:00:00Z 2016-07-16 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Late application for August 2016 degree via myState – $50 fee plus $50 late fee

** Account balance must be paid before application is accepted

June 21 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2016-06-21 05:00:00Z 2016-06-22 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m.
June 22 Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining) 2016-06-22 05:00:00Z 2016-06-23 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining)
June 29 Classes end Add to calendar for Classes end 2016-06-29 05:00:00Z 2016-06-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
June 30 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) Add to calendar for Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2016-06-30 05:00:00Z 2016-07-01 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
July 1 Final Examinations Add to calendar for Final Examinations 2016-07-01 05:00:00Z 2016-07-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
July 4 Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled Add to calendar for Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled 2016-07-04 05:00:00Z 2016-07-05 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled
July 5 Final grades due 12:00 Noon Add to calendar for Final grades due 12:00 Noon 2016-07-05 05:00:00Z 2016-07-06 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 12:00 Noon
July 15 Last day to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $50 late fee Add to calendar for Last day to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $50 late fee 2016-07-15 05:00:00Z 2016-07-16 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $50 late fee
July 16 to August 1 Very late August 2016 degree application via myState - $50 fee plus $200 late fee

 ** Account balance must be paid before application is accepted 

Add to calendar for Very late August 2016 degree application via myState - $50 fee plus $200 late fee 2016-07-16 05:00:00Z 2016-08-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Very late August 2016 degree application via myState - $50 fee plus $200 late fee

 ** Account balance must be paid before application is accepted 

August 1 Deadline to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $200 late fee

 ** Account balance must be paid before application is accepted 

Add to calendar for Deadline to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $200 late fee 2016-08-01 05:00:00Z 2016-08-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline to apply for August 2016 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $200 late fee

 ** Account balance must be paid before application is accepted 

August 5 Last day for August 2016 degree applicants to pay account balance Add to calendar for Last day for August 2016 degree applicants to pay account balance 2016-08-05 05:00:00Z 2016-08-06 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day for August 2016 degree applicants to pay account balance
August 12 Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)

August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental 

Add to calendar for Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) 2016-08-12 05:00:00Z 2016-08-13 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)

August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental 


*Drop – If you are choosing to drop one or more classes from a specific *term while still staying enrolled in at least one course. Dropping a course will result in a grade of “W” and tuition plus addition fees will be charged.

*Withdrawal – If you are enrolled in a course/courses as of the first day of the *term and you decide not to attend, you are withdrawing from the term. A withdrawal will result in a grade of “W” and a percentage, if not all, tuition will
be owed depending on the effective withdrawal date.

*Term – Please be aware there are several parts of term for the summer. Maymester, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.