Academic Calendar

Academic calendars for full-time programs within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and Whiting School of Engineering are listed below. View academic calendars for Advanced Academic Programs and Engineering for Professionals.

Academic Year 2016-17

Fall 2016

Saturday, August 27–Wednesday, August 31 Orientation for all new undergraduates
Thursday, September 1 First day of classes
Monday, September 5 Labor Day – no classes
Friday, September 16 Last day to add courses
Sunday, October 16 Last day to drop courses
Thursday, October 20 Classes meet according to Monday schedule
Friday, October 21–Sunday, October 23 Fall Break – classes suspended
Monday, November 7 – Seniors
Wednesday, November 9 – Juniors
Friday, November 11 – Sophomores
Monday, November 14 – Freshmen
Undergraduate registration for spring term
opens each day at 7:00 a.m.
Friday, November 18 Last day for course withdrawal
Undergraduate's last day to change to S/U option
Monday, November 21–Sunday, November 27 Thanksgiving vacation
Monday, November 28 Graduate registration for spring term
Friday, December 9 Last day of classes
Saturday, December 10–Monday, December 12 Reading period
Tuesday, December 13–Thursday, December 22 Final examination period
Friday, December 23–Sunday, January 8 Mid-year vacation

Spring 2017

Monday, January 9 - Friday, January 27 Intersession
Monday, January 16 Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday;
No Intersession classes
Monday, January 30 First day of classes
Friday, February 10 Last day to add courses
Sunday, March 12 Last day to drop courses
Monday, March 20 - Sunday, March 26 Spring vacation
Monday, April 10 – Rising and Continuing Seniors
Thursday, April 13 – Rising and Continuing Juniors
Wednesday, April 19 – Rising and Continuing Sophomores
Undergraduate registration for fall term
opens each day at 7:00 a.m.
Friday, April 21 Last day for course withdrawal
Undergraduate's last day to change to S/U option
Monday, April 24 Graduate registration for fall term
Friday, May 5 Last day of classes
Saturday, May 6 - Tuesday, May 9 Reading period
Wednesday, May 10 - Thursday, May 18 Final examination period
Wednesday, May 24 University Commencement

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