The 2016–2017 academic year includes three academic terms: Fall Semester 2016, Spring Semester 2017, and Summer Session 2017. Students are provided a course schedule. Special dates and holidays for the 2016–2017 academic year are listed below.

Fall Semester 2016

August 22, 2016–December 25, 2016

Fall Term Begins August 22
Commencement Application Deadline October 31
Registration Opens for Summer Session 2017 December 1
Fall Commencement December 17
Fall Term Ends December 25
Christmas Break (no classes) December 26 - January 1

Spring Semester 2017

January 2, 2017-May 28, 2017

Spring Term Begins January 2
Commencement Application Deadline March 31
Registration Opens for Fall Semester 2017 April 1
Spring Commencement May 28
Spring Term Ends May 28

Summer Session 2017

May 29, 2017–August 20, 2017

Summer Term Begins May 29
Registration Opens for Spring Semester 2018 August 1
Summer Term Ends August 20