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2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Click here for a printable PDF version of the 2014-2015 academic calendar.

Fall Semester 2015

 
AUGUST

17

Mon New Faculty Orientation

18

Tue Opening Workshop for Faculty, Staff, Administration 

18

Tue Clarke University Family Picnic

19

Wed Faculty Development Workshops

20

Thu Orientation for TimeSaver and MBA Students

20

Thu Connect

20

Thu New Student Move-in

22

Sat Residence Hall Move-in for Returning Students

24

Mon Day Classes, TimeSaver, Graduate Classes Begin

28

Fri Last day to Add/Cancel, Audit in TimeSaver and Graduate Session I
SEPTEMBER

1

Tue Last Day to add Semester-Long Course

7

Mon Labor Day (no classes)

8

Tue Post Registration Closes

8

Tue Last Day to Cancel Semester-Long Course, File for Internship Credit, File for Audit, & to Convert an Incomplete Grade

9

Wed Convocation (11 a.m. and 12 Noon classes cancelled)

22

Tue Last Day to Withdraw from Course, File S/U Option in Graduate and TimeSaver Session I
OCTOBER

2-4

Fri-Sun Clarke Homecoming

15

Thu Timesaver & Graduate Session 1 Ends/Midterm

16

Fri Autumn Free Day (no classes)

19

Mon TimeSaver and Graduate Session II Begins

20

Tue Midterm and Session I grades due

21

Wed 2016 Course Planning and Advising Appointments

23

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, File for Internship Credit, Audit in TimeSaver and Graduate Session II

30

Fri Last Day to Withdraw from a Semester Long-Course

30

Fri Last Day to File S/U Grade Option for a Semester-Long Course
NOVEMBER

6

Fri Faculty Development/Assessment Day

9-13

Mon-Fri Registration for spring 2016 Semester

11

Tue Last Day to Withdraw from Course/File S/U Option in TimeSaver and Graduate Session II

18

Wed November Social Recognition for December Candidates – 5:30 p.m.

24

Tue Residence Halls Close 7pm

25-29

Wed-Sun Thanksgiving Holiday

29

Sun Residence Halls Open 1pm

30

Mon Classes Resume
DECEMBER

2

Wed University Christmas Dinner (Faculty, Staff, Students)

4

Fri Last Day of Daytime Classes

7-10

Mon-Thu Finals/Assessment Week 

10

Thu Residence Halls Close – 7pm

10

Thu Last Day of Graduate/TimeSaver Session II

15

Tue Final and Session II grades due

24-Jan 1

Tue Campus Closed; Offices open Jan. 4

Spring Semester 2016

 
JANUARY

Dec 14-Jan 10

Intersession for those to whom it applies

7

Thu 5:30 p.m. - Orientation for TimeSaver and MBA Studies

10

Sun Residence halls open for new students – 10am

10

Sun Residence halls open for returning students – 1pm

11

Mon Daytime/Timesaver/Graduate Classes Begin

15

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, Audit in TimeSaver and Graduate Session I

18

Mon Martin Luther King Holiday - No Daytime Classes

19

Tue Last Day to Add Semester-Long Course

26

Tue Post Registration Closes

26

Tue Last Day to Cancel a Semster-Long Course, File for Internship Credit, File for Audit and convert and Incomplete Grade
FEBRUARY

9

Tue Last day to Withdraw, File S/U Option in TimeSaver and Graduate Session I

19

Fri Spring Free Day - No Classes
MARCH

3

Thu Timesaver & Graduate Session I Ends/Midterm

7

Mon Timesaver & Graduate Session II Begins

8

Tue Midterm and Session I Grades Due

11

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, File for Internship Credit, Audit in TimeSaver,And Graduate Session II

18

Fri Residence Halls Close – 5pm

18

Fri Last Day to Withdraw from a Course, File S/U in Semester-Long Course

21

Mon Faculty Development/Assessment Day

21-28

Mon Easter Break – No Classes

28

Mon Residence Halls Open – 1pm

28

Mon Graduate/TimeSaver II Classes Resume

29

Tue Daytime Classes Resume
APRIL

12

Tue Last Day to Withdraw from Course, File S/U Option in Graduate and TimeSaver Session II

29

Fri Last Day of Daytime Classes

29

Fri Student Honors Banquet
MAY

2-5

Mon-Thu Finals/Assessment Week

5

Thu TimeSaver Session II Ends

5

Thu Residence Halls Close for Students Not Involved with Graduation – 7pm

7

Sat Clarke University Graduation

8

Sun Residence Halls Close for all Remaining Students – 10am

9

Mon Summer School Sessions Begin

10

Tue Final and Session II grades due

 

  *Please note calendar items may be updated on the Clarke website throughout the academic year.
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