Printable PDF of the University Holidays and Calendar Highlights
TO: University Employees
FROM: Carlos Vargas, President
DATE: April 5, 2016
SUBJECT: University Holidays and Calendar Highlights for Fiscal Year 2017

University Holidays

For planning purposes, the University will be closed to observe the following holidays for 2016-2017.

  • July 4, Independence Day
  • September 5, Labor Day
  • November 24, 25 Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 23, 26 Christmas Holiday
  • December 30, January 2 New Year’s Holiday
  • January 16, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • April 14, Designated Holiday
  • May 29, Memorial Day

In addition, the University will be closed December 27 - 29, 2016, for energy conservation and will be paid time off days. Office hours for March 13-17, 2017, and May 15 through August 11, 2017, will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

University Calendar Highlights

2016

  • August 22, Fall 2016 Classes Begin
  • September 5, Labor Day
  • September 17, Family Weekend
  • November 5, Homecoming
  • November 21-25, Fall Break / Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 12-16, Fall Final Exams
  • December 17, Fall Commencement
  • December 19, Winter Intersession Classes Begin

2017

  • January 16, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 17, Spring 2017 Classes Begin
  • January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner
  • March 13-17, Spring Break
  • April 14, Designated Holiday
  • May 8-12, Spring Final Exams
  • May 13, Spring Commencement
  • May 16, Summer 2017 Classes Begin
  • August 21, Fall 2017 Classes Begin

Contact

president@semo.edu
Academic Hall 144
Office of the President
One University Plaza, MS 3300
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701