Important Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2015

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)
Nov. 16 - Dec. 2 Spring 2016 Registration period. Register online at
Nov. 26 - 29* Thanksgiving Recess
Dec. 14 - 18 Final Exam Week/Audition Week. Course evaluations due.
December 19

Residence Halls close at 12:00 p.m.

Dec. 19 - Jan. 10* Winter Recess (Administrative Offices reopen January 4, 2016)

Spring 2016

January 7

Last day to pay tuition fees for spring 2016. After this date, a $250 late payment fee will be charged. 

January 12

Online Check-in begins for continuing and returning students.
Residence Halls open for spring 2016.
New student Check-in and Orientation begins. 

Jan. 12 - 15

Spring 2016 Check-in Week. Failure to Check-in by 11:59 p.m. on January 15 will result in the loss of your spring 2016 registration schedule and the assessment of a $250 late check-in fee.

January 15

Last day to declare/change a program, major, or principal instrument for spring 2016.

January 18*

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)

January 19

First day of spring 2016 classes, instrumental lessons, labs, and ensembles.

January 25                                                                                  

Last day to add/drop classes, including courses tested out of through Credit by Exam. Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2016. 

February 15*

Presidents’ Day (no classes)

February 16

Follow a Monday schedule.

February 26

Last day to change a grade of “Incomplete” earned during fall 2015. 

March 7 - 11

Mid-term/Audition Week

March 13 - 20

Spring Recess

March 25

Last day to initiate a Withdrawal from a class for spring 2016. Forms are available in the Office of the Registrar. Summer/Fall 2016 Registration Manual available online. 

April 4  - 15

Summer/Fall 2016 Registration period. Register online at 

April 18*

Patriots’ Day (no classes)

April 20

Follow a Monday schedule. 

May 2 - 6

Final Exam/Audition Ensemble Week 

May 6

Course evaluations due. 

May 7

Commencement Ceremony 

May 8

Residence Halls close at 12:00 p.m. 

*College Closed