2016 - 2017

Fall 2016
Faculty Convocation and Student WelcomeFriday, Aug. 26
Residence halls open for first year studentsFriday, Aug. 26
Residence halls open for returning studentsSaturday, Aug. 27
Fall Main, 01, 03, 04, STAR beginMonday, Aug. 29
Mass of the Holy SpiritThursday, Sept. 1
Labor Day (Holiday)Monday, Sept. 5
Add/drop deadline (no notation) for Fall 01 sessionTuesday, Sept 6 *
Add/drop deadline (no notation) for Fall Main, 03, 04, STARFriday, Sept. 9
Mid-term progress reports: Grades due to registrar - Fall 01 sessionFriday, Sept. 23
Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Fall 01 sessionFriday, Oct. 7
Fall 01 session endsFriday, Oct. 21
(Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 10/22)
Fall break – no classes for Lacey semester coursesMonday, Oct. 24

Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Fall Main semester, Fall 03, 04, and STAR sessions (16 week courses)
Final grades due to registrar for Fall 01 session

Monday, Oct. 24
Fall 02 session begins Monday, Oct. 24
Add/drop deadline (no notation) for Fall 02 sessionMonday, Oct. 31
Undergraduate advising day (no classes*)Thursday, Nov. 3
Saint Martin’s Day/Veterans Day (holiday)Friday, Nov. 11
Priority registration begins – Spring 2017Monday, Nov. 14
Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Fall 02 session
Last day to withdrawal (W grade) – Fall Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions
Monday, Nov 21
Thanksgiving recess (no Lacey classes; University offices open)Wednesday, Nov. 23
Thanksgiving recess (holiday; University closed)Thursday-Friday Nov. 24 – 25
Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Fall 02 sessionFriday, Dec. 2
Last day of classes – Fall Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions    

Thursday, Dec. 8
(Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 12/10)

Study week: No University-sponsored social or club activitiesMonday, Dec. 5 – Friday, Dec. 9
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day (no classes**)Friday, Dec. 9

Semester final exams

Monday – Thursday Dec. 12 - 15
Conferral date (fall graduates)
Last day of classes – Fall 02 session 

Friday, Dec. 16
(Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 12/17)

Final grades due to registrarMonday, Dec. 19
Spring 2017 - Beginning 1/23/17
Residence  halls openSunday Jan. 22

Spring Main semester begins
Spring 01, 03, 04, and STAR sessions begin

Monday, Jan. 23
Add/Drop deadline (no notation) - Spring 01 sessionMonday, Jan. 30

Add/Drop deadline (no notation) - Spring Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions

Friday, Feb. 3
Presidents Day (holiday)Monday, Feb. 20
Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Spring 01 sessionTuesday, Feb. 21*
Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Spring 01 sessionFriday, March 3
Spring 01 session ends

Friday, March 17
(Saturday classes will meet Saturday 3/18)

Spring breakMonday-Friday, March 20 - 24
Saint Benedict’s Day – University offices closedTuesday, March 21

Spring 02 session begins
Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Spring Main semester, Spring 03, 04, and STAR sessions 

Monday, March 27
Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Spring 02 sessionMonday, April 3
Undergraduate advising day (no classes)**Thursday, April 6
Good Friday (holiday)Friday, April 14
Easter Sunday (holiday)Sunday, April 16

Easter Monday (holiday)

Monday, April 17

Last day for withdrawal (W grade) Spring Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions

Friday, April 21
Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar Spring 02 sessionMonday, April 24
Priority registration begins – Summer/Fall 2017Monday, April 24

Honors Convocation and Scholars Day (no classes between 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.***)

Tuesday, May 2
Last day for withdrawal (W grade ) – Spring 02 sessionFriday, May 5
 Study week – No University or sponsored social or club activitiesMonday, May 8 – Friday, May 12
Last day of classes: Spring Main semester, Spring 03, 04, and STAR sessions                                                                                                                                                                             

Thursday, May 11
(Saturday classes will meet Saturday 5/13)

Senior Commencement FairThursday, May 11
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day (no classes**)Friday, May 12
Final examinationsMonday – Thursday, May 15-18
Spring 02 session ends

Friday, May 19
(Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 5/20)

Chancellor’s Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyFriday, May 19

Commencement

Saturday, May 20
Grades due to registrarMonday, May 22
Summer 2017
Summer Main – 12 weeks
Summer 01, 02 – 6 weeks
Summer 05, 07, STAR – 8 weeks
 
Summer Main semester, 01, 05, and 07 sessions beginTuesday, May 30
Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer 01Wednesday, May 31
Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer Main semester, 05 and 07 sessionsMonday, June 5
Summer STAR session begins
Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Summer 05, 07 semester courses
Monday, June 26
Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer 01 sessionWednesday, June 28
Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer STAR sessionMonday, July 3
Independence Day (holiday)Tuesday, July 4

Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer 05 and 07 session

Friday, July 7
Summer 01 session endsSaturday, July 8

Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Summer Main
Grades due to registrar for Summer 01 session courses
Summer 02 session begins

Monday, July 10
Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer 02 and sessionsWednesday, July 12
Summer 05 and 07 sessions end

Friday, July 21
(Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 7/22)

Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Summer STAR  sessionMonday, July 24
Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer Main semesterFriday, July 28
Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer STAR sessionFriday, August 4
Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer 02Wednesday, August 9
Summer Main semester, Summer 02, and STAR sessions ends

Friday, August 18
(Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 8/19)

Conferral date (summer graduates)Saturday, August 19
Grades due to registrarMonday, August 21

Note: All dates are subject to change.

*Adjusted for Holiday

** No classes will be held during undergraduate advising days or Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Days. An exception applies to classes and labs that meet only one day each week. For classes that would normally meet on either of these days, please check with the assigned faculty member to verify if class will be held.

***Honors Convocation and Scholars Day – no classes between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.