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Listed below are the tentative 2016-2017 academic calendars. For detailed information or changes, students should visit the academic calendar Web site,

For mini-term dates, visit the Class Schedule Web page,, (under Registration Information), or call the Registration and Records Office at 915.747.5544.

Fall 2016

Aug 22nd Fall classes begin

Aug 22-25 Late registration

Sept 5th Labor Day Holiday – University closed

Sept 7th Fall Census Day Oct 28th Fall Drop/Withdrawal Deadline

Nov 24-25 Thanksgiving Holiday – University closed

Dec1st Fall-last class day

Dec 2nd Fall Dead Day

Dec 5-9 Fall Final Exams

 Dec 10th Fall Commencement

Dec 26th Winter Holiday – University Closed

Wintermester 2017

Jan 2nd Wintermester classes begin; last day to register; Census Day

Jan 9th Wintermester Drop/Withdrawal deadline

Jan 13th Wintermester last day of class

Jan 14th Wintermester Final Exams

Spring 2017

Jan 16th Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – University closed

Jan 17th Spring classes begin

Jan 17-20 Spring late registration

Feb 1st Spring Census Day

Mar 13-17 Spring Break

Mar 30th Spring Drop/Withdrawal deadline

Mar 31st Cesar Chavez Holiday – no classes

April 14th Spring Study Day – no classes

May 4th Spring-last day of classes

May 5th Dead Day

May 8-12 Spring Final Exams

May 13th Spring Commencement

Maymester 2017

May 15th Maymester classes begin; last day to register; Census Day

May 22nd Maymester Drop/Withdrawal deadline

May 26th Maymester last day of class

May 27th Maymester Final Exams

May 29th Memorial Day holiday – University closed

Summer 2017

June 12th Summer 1 & Full Term classes begin; last day to register

June 14th Summer 1 Census Day

June 19th Summer Full Term Census Day

June 30th Summer 1 Drop/Withdrawal Deadline

July 4th Independence Day Holiday – University closed

July 7th Summer 1- last day of classes

July 7th Summer Full Term Drop/Withdrawal deadline

July 10th Summer 1 Final Exams; Full Term classes do not meet

July 11th Summer 2 Classes Begin; last day to register for a class

July 13th Summer 2 Census Day

July 28th Summer 2 Drop/Withdrawal Deadline

Aug 3rd Summer 2 & Full Term last day of classes

Aug 4th & 7th Summer 2 & Full Term Final Exams