2016-17 Academic Calendar

MFA SUMMER/FALL 2016 SEMESTER


June to December

Dates                                                  Activity/Event/Milestone

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Feb 15, 2016MFA Admission and Financial Aid Priority Application deadline for Summer/Fall 2016
Rolling AdmissionPost-MFA Certificate Admission and Financial Aid Application (No deadline)
Mon, Apr 25Online registration for continuing students begins
Mon, May 16Online registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies)
Mon, May 23 - Wed, June 15Pre-residency Preparation Period
Thu, June 9Last day of online registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Thu, June 16- Sat, June 25Residency Period
Fri, June 17 Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, June 26MFA Commencement Ceremony and All Program Commencement (for June Graduates)
Mon, June 27Project Period begins thru Sun, Nov 19, 2017
Fri, Oct 21Last day to Withdraw for proportional work tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Nov 20Last day of Summer/Fall 2017 Project Period
Sat, Dec 24Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Summer/Fall 2016-2017

SUMMER 2016 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP, MAOM)

July to September

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Apr 25Financial Aid Application Deadline for Summer 2017 (Continuing Students)
Mon, Apr 25Early Application Deadline for new students
Mon, Apr 25New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, May 20New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline
Tue, May 31 – Thu, June 2Priority Online Registration
Fri, June 3 - Sun, June 19Online Registration continues, non-penalty period
Mon, June 20-Sun, July 3Online Registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies)
Sat, June 25Teacher Credentialing Completion Ceremony
Sun, June 26AULA Commencement Ceremony for Academic Year 2016-2017 Graduates
Mon, June 27Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring 2017 Classes
Mon, July 4Independence Day Holiday (No Classes)
Tue, July 5First Day of Classes
Tue, July 5Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Tue, July 5Start of Add/Drop (See Add/Drop policy)
Mon, July 18End of Add/Drop(See Add/Drop policy); Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Tue, July 19 – Sat, Aug 13Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, July 21Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Summer 2017 Graduates
Fri, July 22Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, July 25Early Application Deadline for new students
Mon, July 25New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, July 29Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall 2017 (Continuing Students)
Fri, July 29Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Aug 1 – Fri, Aug 12Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Aug 5Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, Aug 12Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Aug 14 – Sat, Sept 10Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No credit) grade
Mon, Aug 15 – Fri, Aug 19Student Advisement Week
Fri, Aug 19New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall 2017
Fri, Aug 19Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Thu, Aug 25MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Fall 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Aug 26Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Tue, Aug 30 -Thu, Sept 1Priority Online Registration for Fall 2017
Thu, Sept 1Bachelor's Degree Candidacy Filing Deadline for Fall 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Sept 2Online Registration continues, non-penalty period thru Sun, Sep 10
Sat, Sept 3 – Mon, Sept 5Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
Wed, Sept 7Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration (Additional dates TBD)
Sat, Sept 10MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Sept 12Last Day of Classes
Sun, Sept 18Online Registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies thru Sun, Oct 1)
Sat, Sept 24MANM New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Sept 24Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Summer 2017
Mon, Sept 26Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Summer 2017 classes

FALL 2016 QUARTER

(Bachelors, EDUC, MANM, MAP, MAOM)

October to December

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Oct 3Last Day of Online Registration ($100 late registration fee applies)
Mon, Oct 3First Day of Classes
Mon, Oct 3Start of Add/Drop (See Add/Drop policy)
Sat, Oct 15End of Add/Drop (see Add/Drop policy); Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Oct 16 - Sat, Nov 12Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Oct 20Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Fall 2017 Graduates
Fri, Oct 21Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Oct 24Early Application deadline for new students
Mon, Oct 24New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, Oct 28Financial Aid Application Deadline for Winter 2017 (Continuing Students)
Fri, Oct 28Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Oct 31 - Fri, Nov 11Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Nov 4Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, -Nov 11Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Nov 13 – Sat, Dec 10Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Mon, Nov 14 - Fri, Nov 18Student Advisement Week
Fri, Nov 18New Student Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Winter 2017
Fri, Nov 18Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Wed, Nov 23MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Winter 2017 Potential Graduates
Thu, Nov 24Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Thu, Nov 24 - Sun, Nov 27Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)
Tue, Nov 29 - Thu, Dec 1Priority Online Registration for Winter 2017
Thu, Dec 1Undergraduate (Bachelors) Candidacy Filing Deadline for Winter 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Dec 2Online Registration continues, non-penalty period thru Sun, Dec 18
TBAUndergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Dec 10MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Dec 10Last Day of Classes
Mon, Dec 19Online Registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies thru Sun, Jan 3, 2016)
Fri, Dec 23 – Mon, Jan 2, 2017Winter Recess (University Closed)
Sat, Dec 24Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Fall 2016
Mon, Dec 26Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Fall 2016 classes

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY FALL/WINTER 2017 SEMESTER

October 2016 - March 2017

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Aug 15, 2016Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Fall/Winter 2016-2017
Mon, Sep 19Final Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline
Mon, Oct 3Registration begins
Thu, Oct 13- Mon, Oct 24Pre-residency Preparation Period
Mon, Oct 17Registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies)
Tue, Oct 25Last day of registration ($150 late registration fee applies)
Tue, Oct 25 – Sun, October 30Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Residency period
Mon, Oct 31Project Period begins
Wed, Nov 2Last day to Withdraw @ 100% tuition refund
Sun, Nov 6Last day of Add/Drop
Mon, Nov 7 - Wed, Jan 25, 2017Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Jan 26 – Sun, Jan 29Mid-semester off-site residency period
Thu, Jan 26 - Sun, Mar 26Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Wed, Feb 22Last day to Withdraw for pro rata tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Mar 26Last day of Fall/Winter 2016-2017 project period
Tue, Apr 18Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Fall/Winter 2017 classes
Sat, May 13Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Fall/Winter 2016-2017

MFA WINTER/SPRING 2017 SEMESTER

  December 2016 to May 2017

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Aug 15, 2016MFA Admission and Financial Aid Priority Application deadline for Winter/Spring 2016-2017
Rolling AdmissionPost-MFA Certificate Admission and Financial Aid Application (No deadline)
Mon, Oct 31Online registration for continuing students begins
Mon, Nov 21Online registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies)
Mon, Nov 21 - Wed, Dec 7Pre-residency Preparation Period
Thu, Dec 1Last day of online registration ($150 late registration fee applies)
Thu, Dec 8 - Sat, Dec 17Residency Period
Fri, Dec 9Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, Dec 18MFA Commencement Ceremony (for December Graduates)
Mon, Dec 26Project period begins thru Sun, May 21, 2017
Sun, Apr 23, 2017Last day to Withdraw for proportional work tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, May 21Last day of Winter/Spring 2016-2017 project period
Sat, June 24Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Winter/Spring 2017

WINTER 2017 QUARTER

(BA, MAE, MANM, MAP, MAOM)

January to March

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Jan 2University Holiday (No Classes)
Mon, Jan 2Online Registration continues ($50 Penalty Period ends)
Tue, Jan 3First Day of Classes
Tue, Jan 3Last Day of Online Registration ($150 late registration fee applies)
Tue, Jan 3Start of Add/Drop
Sat, Jan 7MAP Weekend/Commuter begins and meets every other weekend
Mon, Jan 16End of Add/Drop; Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Jan 16Holiday, Martin Luther King’s Birthday (No Classes)
Tue, Jan 17 – Sun, Feb 12Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal” grade)
Thu, Jan 19Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Winter 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Jan 20Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Jan 23Priority Application deadline for new students
Mon, Jan 23New International Student Admission Application deadline
Fri, Jan 27Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 10Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, Feb 3Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, Feb 10Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Tue, Feb 14 - Fri, Feb 17Student Advisement Week
Mon, Feb 13 - Mon, Mar 20Course Withdrawal period with a grade of “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Fri, Feb 17Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring 2017 (Continuing Students)
Fri, Feb 17Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Feb 20Holiday, Presidents’ Day (No Classes)
Thu, Feb 23MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Spring 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Feb 24Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Tue, Feb 28 - Thu, Mar 2Priority Online Registration for Spring 2017
Thu, Mar 2Undergraduate (Bachelors) Candidacy Filing Deadline for Spring 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, Mar 3Online Registration continues, non-penalty period thru Sun, Mar 19
Wed, Mar 8Undergraduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, Mar 11MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, Mar 13Last Day of Classes
Mon, Mar 20Online Registration for Spring 2017 continues ($50 late registration fee applies thru Sun, Apr 2)
Sat, Mar 25Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Winter 2017
Mon, Mar 27Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Winter 2017 classes

SPRING 2017 QUARTER

(BA, MAE, MANM, MAP, MAOM)

April to June

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Sat, Apr 1MANM New Student Orientation and Registration
Sun, Apr 2Online Registration continues ($50 Penalty Period ends)
Mon, Apr 3Last Day of Online Registration ($150 late registration fee applies)
Mon, Apr 3First Day of Classes
Mon, Apr 3Start of Add/Drop
Sat, Apr 8MAP Weekend/Commuter begins and meets every other weekend
Sat, Apr 15End of Add/Drop; Last day of 100% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Sun, Apr 16 – Sun, May 15Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal) grade
Thu, Apr 20Deadline to Apply for Graduation for Spring 2017 Graduates
Fri, April 21Last day of 70% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, Apr 24New International Student Admission Application Deadline
Fri, Apr 28Last day of 60% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, May 1- Fri, May 12Faculty Review of Student Files
Fri, May 5Last day of 50% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Fri, May 12Last day of 40% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Mon, May 15 - Fri, May 19Student Advisement Week
Mon, May 15 - Mon, June 12Course Withdrawal period with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No credit) grade
Fri, May 19Admission and New Financial Aid Application Deadline for Summer 2017
Fri, May 19Last day of 30% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status
Thu, May 25MA Candidacy Filing Deadline for Summer 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, May 26Last day of 20% tuition refund for changes in student’s enrollment status; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sat, May 27- Mon, May 29Holiday, Memorial Day (No Classes)
Tue, May 30 -Thu, June 1Priority Online Registration for Summer 2017
Thu, June 1Undergraduate (Bachelors) Candidacy Filing Deadline for Summer 2017 Potential Graduates
Fri, June 2Online Registration continues, non-penalty period thru Sun, June 18
Wed, June 7Undergrduate (Bachelors) New Student Orientation and Registration
Sat, June 10MAP New Student Orientation and Registration
Mon, June 12Last Day of Classes
Mon, June 19Online Registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies thru Mon, July 3, 2017)
Sat, June 24Official Graduation (Diploma) Date for Spring 2017 Quarter
Sun, June 25AULA Commencement Ceremony for 2016-2017 Academic Year Graduates
Mon, June 26 Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring 2017 classes

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY SPRING/SUMMER 2017 SEMESTER

April to September

Dates Activity/Event/Milestone
Mon, Feb 13Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring/Summer 2017
Mon, Mar 13Final Admission and Financial Aid Application Deadline for Spring/Summer 2017
Tues, Apr 4Registration begins
Thu, Apr 13 - Mon, Apr 24Pre-residency Preparation Period
Mon, Apr 17Registration continues ($50 late registration fee applies)
Tue, Apr 25Last day of registration ($150 late registration fee applies)
Tue, Apr 25 – Sun, Apr 30Spring/Summer 2017 Residency
Wed, Apr 26Last day to Withdraw for 100% tuition refund
Sun, Apr 30Last day of Add/Drop
Mon, May 1Project Period begins
Mon, May 1 -Tue, Aug 1Course Withdrawal period with a “W” (Withdrawal)grade
Thu, July 27 – Sun, July 30Mid-semester off-site residency period
Wed, Aug 2 –Sun Sept 24Course Withdrawal with a “WNC” (Withdrawal No Credit) grade
Wed, Aug 23Last day to Withdraw for pro- rata tuition refund; drops to 0% tuition refund thereafter
Sun, Sept 24Last day of Spring/Summer 2017 project period
Tue, Oct 17Submission Deadline of Student Learning Evaluation for Spring/Summer 2017 classes
Sat, Nov 11Official Graduation/Degree Conferral Date for Spring/Summer 2017

NOTES: Applications for admission received after the deadline will be processed only if space in the program is available. Students who submit financial aid applications after the deadline cannot be guaranteed that application processing will be completed by registration. Late applicants are encouraged to speak to the Financial Aid Office directly.