2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jul 17, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


 

Summer Sessions 2015

May 2015
8 Mail-In Registration ends for first Summer Session
21 Web Registration ends for first Summer Session
22-25 Memorial Day Observed (University Closed)
28 First Summer Session begins
28 Applications due for September 2015 Graduation
28-6/1 Late Registration for first Summer Session
   
June 2015
2 Course Withdrawal Period begins for first Summer Session
15-16 Summer Orientation Session I (first-year students)
17 Course Withdrawal Period ends for first Summer Session; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
18-19 Summer Orientation Session II (first-year students)
22-23 Summer Orientation Session III (first-year students)
25-26 Summer Orientation Session IV (first-year students)
29-30 Summer Orientation Session V (first-year students)
   
July 2015
1 Last day to obtain a partial refund of Tuition Deposit for cancellation of Fall 2015 registration (full-time students)
1 Web Registration ends for second Summer Session
2-4 Independence Day Observed (University Closed)
9 First Summer Session ends
10 Mail-In Registration ends for second Summer Session
10 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period begins for Fall 2015 Semester
13 Second Summer Session begins
13-14 Late Registration for second Summer Session
14 Last day for students with approved withdrawals for alternate Summer Session internships to obtain a full tuition refund
15 Course Withdrawal Period begins for second Summer Session
30 Course Withdrawal Period ends for second Summer Session; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
   
August 2015
14 Mail-In Registration ends for Fall 2015 Semester (part-time students)
20 Second Summer Session ends

Fall Semester 2015

August 2015
27 First-year resident students report to residence halls
28-30 Fall Welcome Weekend
29 Upperclass resident students report to residence halls
31 Fall Semester begins
31 Application due for January 2016 Graduation
31-9/3 Late Registration: In-Person Add/Drop Period
   
September 2015
3 Add/Drop Period ends for Fall Semester
4 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Fall Semester
4-13 Initium Activities
7 Labor Day (No Classes)
13 Mass of the Holy Spirit
18 Applications due for May 2016 Graduation (full-time students)
   
October 2015
2-4 Family Weekend
16 Midsemester Holiday
16 Midterm grades due in Records Office by 3:00 p.m.*
21 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2016 Semester (Class of 2016)
28 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2016 Semester (Class of 2017)
   
November 2015
1 All Saints Day
4 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2016 Semester (Class of 2018)
9 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Fall Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
11-12 WebAdvisor Registration for Spring 2016 Semester (Class of 2019)
16 WebAdvisor Add/Drop Period begins for Spring 2016 Semester
24 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class
25-29 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
26-29 Thanksgiving Break (University Closed)
30 Classes Resume
   
December 2015
8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception
9 Last day of classes for Fall Semester
10 Study Day
11-19 Exams and close of Fall Semester; exams are scheduled on Saturday, December 12 and 19
23-1/3 Christmas Break (University Closed)

Spring Semester 2016

January 2016
4 University Opens
4 Mail-In Registration ends for Spring Semester (part-time students)
17 Resident students report to residence halls
18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed)
19 Spring Semester begins
19 Applications due for May 2016 Graduation (part-time students)
19-22 Late Registration: In-Person Add/Drop Period
22 Add/Drop Period ends for Spring Semester
25 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Spring Semester
   
February 2016
10 Ash Wednesday
22 Web and Mail-In Registration begin for Summer 2016 Sessions
26 Midterm grades due in Records Office by 3:00 p.m.*
29-3/6 Spring Break
   
March 2016
7 Classes Resume
16 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2016
Semester (Class of 2017)
18 Maryland Day Celebration
24-28 Easter Break (No Classes)
25-28 Easter Break (Offices Closed)
29 Classes Resume
   
April 2016
5 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Spring Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
6 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2016
Semester (Class of 2018)
13 WebAdvisor Registration for Fall 2016
Semester (Class of 2019)
   
May 2016
2 Last day of classes for Spring Semester
3 Study Day
4-12 Exams and close of Spring Semester; exams are scheduled on Saturday, May 7
20 Academic Honors and Departmental Awards
Ceremony: McManus Theatre, 11 a.m.
20 Baccalaureate Mass: Reitz Arena, 1:30 p.m.
21 Commencement: Royal Farms Arena (formerly Baltimore Arena), 11 a.m.

* Midterm grades are available on WebAdvisor once they are processed. Midterm grades are mailed to the student's permanent address only.