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.)

 

Spring, Summer and Fall 2016

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.

 

Spring 2016

Thursday, January 7
MBA in Design Strategy program begins

Wednesday-Thursday, January 13-14
Orientation and Registration

Friday, January 15
Online Add/Drop period begins

Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Tuesday, January 19
Spring term courses begin

Monday, January 25
Online Add/Drop period ends

Tuesday, January 26
In Person Add/Drop period begins

Friday, January 29
In Person Add/Drop period ends
Student Insurance Waiver deadline

Monday, February 1
First day to withdraw from courses

Monday, February 15
Presidents Day -- courses held and all offices open

Monday, February 22
Midterm progress reports begin
Summer study-abroad registration begins

Friday, March 4
Midterm progress reports end

Monday, March 7
Summer online registration begins for continuing students

Friday, March 11
Deadline to drop summer study-abroad courses

Monday-Friday, March 21-25
Spring break -- no courses

Sunday, March 27
Summer online registration ends for continuing students

Monday, March 28
Registration begins for continuing students for fall 2016
Summer registration begins for non-degree students

Friday, April 1
Last day to withdraw from courses

Wednesday, April 13
End of registration for continuing students for fall 2016

Friday, May 6
Spring term courses end

Saturday, May 7
Residence halls / apartments close -- noon

Monday-Friday, May 9-13
Spring faculty week

Friday, May 13
Final grades due

Saturday, May 14
Commencement ceremony

 

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 and the MDes in Interaction Design

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

Monday, September 12
Online Add/Drop period ends

Tuesday, September 13
In-person add/drop period begins

Friday, September 16
In-person add/drop period ends Student insurance waiver deadline

Monday, September 19
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