Important Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2015

August 30 Residence Halls open for fall 2015
Online Check-in begins for continuing and returning students on
New Student Orientation and Check-in begins in the Student Activities Center.
August 30 - September 4 Fall 2015 Check-in Week. Failure to Check-in by 11:59 p.m. on September 4 will result in the loss of your fall 2015 registration schedule and the assessment of a $250 late check-in fee.
September 4 Last day to request a change of major, program or principal instrument for fall 2015. Contact the
Counseling and Advising Center ahead of time to authorize changes and adjust schedule accordingly.
September 7* Labor Day
September 8 First day of fall 2015 classes, instrumental lessons, labs, and ensembles.
September 14

Last day to add/drop, including all course schedule changes due to Credit by Exam.
Last day to declare part-time status for fall 2015. 

October 9 Last day to file for May 2016 graduation
October 12* Columbus Day (no classes)
October 13 Follow a Monday schedule
October 16 Grades of "Incomplete" earned during summer 2015 must be changed by 5:00 p.m.
October 26 - 30 Mid-Term Week/Audition Week
November 6 Last day to request a Withdrawal from a class for fall 2015. Forms are available in the 
Office of the Registrar.
Spring 2016 Registration Manual available
November 11* Veterans Day (no classes)
November 16 - December 2 Spring 2016 Registration period. Register online at
November 26 - 29* Thanksgiving Recess
December 14 - 18 Final Exam Week/Audition Week. Course evaluations due.
December 19 Residence Halls close at 12:00 p.m.
December 19 - January 10* Winter Recess (Administrative Offices reopen January 4, 2016)
  *College Closed