Dates to Remember – Spring 2016

 

Date Remember
January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day—Campus closed.
January 19, 2016 Instruction and registration begins.
February 1, 2016 Last day to drop and be eligible for a full refund.
February 2 – 16, 2016 65% refund available for drops during these dates. No refunds are granted after February 16, 2016.
February 15, 2016 Presidents Day—campus closed.
February 16, 2016 Last day to add a class. Last day to change grading option. Last day to drop without a serious and compelling reason and without a grade of "W" (withdrawal) listed on University transcript. Last day to drop/withdraw and be eligible for a 65% refund. Only classes meeting for the full semester are eligible for a 65% refund. No refunds are granted after this date.
February 17 – April 19, 2016 Serious and Compelling Drop/Withdrawal Period. All drops/withdrawals must be for a serious and compelling reason which makes it impossible for the student to complete course requirements. Student must provide written documentation that substantiates the condition. The reason must be acceptable to and verified by the instructor(s) of record and the department chair(s) who must both sign the form. Once the form is filled out and appropriate signatures obtained, submit form and documentation to Continuing and Global Education.
March 21 – 25, 2016 Spring Recess—No classes. Offices open.
March 31, 2016 Cesar Chavez Day—campus closed.
April 19, 2016 Last day to drop classes for a serious and compelling reason (no refunds allowed). Only complete withdrawal from all classes, for circumstances beyond student's control, may be permitted after this date.
April 20 – May 11, 2016 Last three weeks of semester. Drops/withdrawals are NOT permitted except in cases such as accident or serious illness where the cause of the withdrawal is due to circumstances clearly beyond the student's control and the assignment of an Incomplete is not practical. Student must provide written documentation and obtain approval signatures from each instructor and department chair, AND the Dean of Undergraduate/Graduate Studies. Once the form is filled out and appropriate signatures obtained, submit form and documentation to Continuing and Global Education.
May 11, 2016 Last day of instruction. Last day to drop/withdraw for circumstances clearly beyond student's control. Instructor, department chair and Dean of Undergraduate/Graduate Studies signatures required.
May 16 – 19, 2016 Final semester examinations.
May 21, 2016 Last day of semester.