Academic Calendar

The college's academic calendar is a repository of listed events, meetings, deadlines, and nonoperational holidays, listed chronologically by academic term, starting with the current term.

(If you are seeking college event information, see the college events calendar for a comprehensive listing of current, upcoming, and past events.)

 

Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017

Please contact the web team to submit an update to this calendar. Doing so provides the entire college community with the most up-to-date information.

For faculty-related resources please see Academic Affairs.

 

Summer 2016

Monday, February 22
In-person Study Abroad Summer registration begins

Friday, March 4
Online registration for summer on-campus courses begins

Sunday, March 27
Online registration for summer on-campus courses ends

Monday, March 28
Summer registration begins for non-degree students

Monday, May 16
Summer courses begin - scheduled through summer

Monday, May 2
Last day to withdraw from Summer Study Abroad courses

Monday, May 30
Memorial Day holiday

Monday, July 4
Fourth of July holiday

Friday, August 19
Summer courses end

Follow the links below for specific course schedules:

Degree Courses 
Study Abroad
Summer English
Summer at CCA 

 

Fall 2016

Wednesday, August 24
Orientation for the MBA in Design Strategy

Thursday, August 25
MDes in Interaction Design program begins
MBA in Design Strategy program begins

Saturday, August 27
Residence halls / apartments open

Monday-Friday, August 29-September 2
Orientation week / Registration
Fall faculty week

Friday, September 2
Online Add/Drop period begins

Monday, September 5
Labor Day - legal holiday

Tuesday, September 6
Fall term courses begin

Tuesday, September 13
Online Add/Drop period ends @ noon
Student insurance waiver deadline

Wednesday, September 14
First day to withdraw from courses

Monday, October 10
Midterm progress reports begin

Friday, October 21
Midterm progress reports end

Monday, November 7
Registration begins for continuing students for spring 2017

Friday, November 11
Last day to withdraw from courses

Wednesday, November 23
End of registration for continuing students for spring 2017

Thursday, November 24
Thanksgiving (legal holiday)

Friday, November 25
Academic and administrative holiday

Thursday, December 1
Payment deadline for new and continuing students for spring 2017

Friday, December 16
Fall term courses end

Saturday, December 17
Residence halls close -- noon

Friday, December 23
Final grades due

 

Spring 2017

Wednesday-Thursday, January 11-12
Orientation and Registration

Thursday, January 12
MBA in Design Strategy and MDes in INteraction Design programs begin

Friday, January 13
Online Add/Drop period begins

Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Tuesday, January 17
Spring term courses begin

Tuesday, January 24
Online Add/Drop period ends @ noon
Student Insurance Waiver deadline

Wednesday, January 25
First day to withdraw from courses

Monday, February 20
Presidents Day -- courses held and all offices open
Midterm progress reports begin
Summer study-abroad registration begins

Friday, March 3
Midterm progress reports end
Summer online registration begins for continuing students

Friday, March 10
Deadline to drop summer study-abroad courses

Monday-Friday, March 20-24
Spring break -- no courses

Sunday, March 26
Summer online registration ends for continuing students

Monday, March 27
Registration begins for continuing students for fall 2017
Summer registration begins for non-degree students

Friday, March 31
Last day to withdraw from courses

Wednesday, April 12
End of registration for continuing students for fall 2017

Friday, May 5
Spring term courses end

Saturday, May 6
Residence halls / apartments close -- noon

Monday-Friday, May 8-12
Spring faculty week

Friday, May 12
Final grades due

Saturday, May 13
Commencement ceremony

Tuesday, August 1
Pament deadline for new and continuing students for fall 2017