Printable PDF of the University Holidays and Calendar Highlights
TO: University Employees
FROM: Kenneth W. Dobbins, President
DATE: April 8, 2015
SUBJECT: University Holidays and Calendar Highlights for Fiscal Year 2016

University Holidays

For planning purposes, the University will be closed to observe the following holidays for 2015-2016.

  • July 3, Independence Day
  • September 7, Labor Day
  • November 26, 27 Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 24, 25 Christmas Holiday
  • December 31, January 1 New Year’s Holiday
  • January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 25, Designated Holiday
  • May 30, Memorial Day

In addition, the University will be closed December 28, 29 & 30, 2015, for energy conservation and will be paid time off days. Office hours for March 14-18, 2016, and May 16 through August 12, 2016, will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

University Calendar Highlights

2015

  • August 24, Fall 2015 Classes Begin
  • September 7, Labor Day
  • September 12, Family Weekend
  • October 17, Homecoming
  • November 23-27, Fall Break / Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 14-18, Fall Final Exams
  • December 19, Fall Commencement
  • December 21, Winter Intersession Classes Begin

2016

  • January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 19, Spring 2016 Classes Begin
  • January 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner
  • March 14-18, Spring Break
  • March 25, Designated Holiday
  • May 9-13, Spring Final Exams
  • May 14, Spring Commencement
  • May 17, Summer 2016 Classes Begin
  • August 22, Fall 2016 Classes Begin