Academic Calendar

2016-17

FALL QUARTER 2016

AUG 15 Report date for full-time military students
AUG 17-26 Orientation for full-time students
AUG 26 Orientation for part-time students
AUG 27-28 First Fall Reserve Monthly weekend
AUG 29 Fall Quarter begins
AUG 29 Convocation (mandatory for full-time students)
SEP 2 Last day to add a course
SEP 5 Labor Day Holiday
SEP 9 Last day to drop a course
SEP 17-18 Second Fall Reserve Monthly weekend
SEP 30 Last day to withdraw from a course
OCT 10 Columbus Day Holiday
OCT 15-16 Third Fall Reserve Monthly weekend
NOV 1 Last day to submit thesis for December graduation
NOV 5-6 Fourth Fall Reserve Monthly weekend
NOV 9 Fall Quarter ends
NOV 11 Veterans Day Holiday
NOV 14-18 Proposed Move Week
NOV 21-25 Research Period
NOV 23 Fall Quarter grades due

WINTER QUARTER 2016–2017

NOV 28 Winter Quarter begins
DEC 2 Last day to add a course
DEC 9 Last day to drop a course
DEC 10-11 First Winter Reserve Monthly weekend
DEC 22 Last day to submit T-1 for July graduation
DEC 24 – JAN 2 Winter Reading Period
JAN 2 New Year’s Day Holiday observed
JAN 3 Winter Quarter resumes
JAN 5 Last day to withdraw from a course
JAN 7-8 Second Winter Reserve Monthly weekend
JAN 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday
JAN 20 Inauguration Day (Federal Holiday in the National Capital
Region)
JAN 28-29 Third Winter Reserve Monthly weekend
FEB 17 Winter Quarter ends
FEB 18–26 Research Period
FEB 20 Washington’s Birthday Holiday
FEB 23 Winter Quarter grades due
FEB 25-26 Fourth Winter Reserve Monthly weekend

SPRING QUARTER 2017

FEB 27 Spring Quarter begins
MAR 3 Last day to add a course
MAR 10 Last day to drop a course
MAR 11-12 First Spring Reserve Monthly weekend
MAR 31 Last day to withdraw from a course
APR 1-2 Second Spring Reserve Monthly weekend
APR 29-30 Third Spring Reserve Monthly weekend
MAY 5 Spring Quarter ends
MAY 6-14 Research Period
MAY 10 Spring Quarter grades due

SUMMER QUARTER 2017

MAY 15 Summer Quarter begins
MAY 19 Last day to add a course
MAY 26 Last day to drop a course
MAY 20–21 Fourth Spring Reserve Monthly weekend
MAY 29 Memorial Day Holiday
JUN 5-16 Reserve Monthly Intensive term
JUN 16 Last day to withdraw from a course
JUL 4 Independence Day Holiday
JUL 11 Summer Quarter ends
JUL 11 Final Thesis Turn-in Date
JUL 13 Summer Quarter grades due
JUL 14 Graduation Award Decisions due
JUL 27 Commencement rehearsal
JUL 28 Commencement ceremony