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2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2015

Classes begin

Monday, August 24

Holiday: Labor Day Monday, September 7
Fall Reading Days (regular classes suspended; co-curricular activities continue)
Thursday - Friday, October 15 - 16

Holiday: Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11

Holiday: Thanksgiving Weekend

Thursday - Sunday, November 26 - November 29

Classes end

Sunday, December 6

Examinations

Monday - Saturday, December 7 - 12

Doctoral Hooding and Masters Recognition Saturday, December 12

Commencement

Saturday, December 12

Fall Semester ends

Saturday, December 12

Fall Semester Sessions 2015

Full Semester Term

Monday, August 24 - Saturday, December 12

Examinations: Monday - Saturday, December 7- 12

1st  Half-Term

Monday, August 24 - Sunday, October 11

Examinations: last class meeting

2nd Half-Term

Monday, October 12 - Saturday, December 5

Examinations: last class meeting

Fall Reading Days (regular classes suspended; co-curricular activities continue)
Thursday - Friday, October 15 - 16
   

Spring Semester 2016

 
Classes begin Monday, January 11
Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday, January 18
Spring Break Monday - Sunday, March 21 - 27

Classes end

Friday, April 22

Examinations

Saturday - Thursday, April 23 - 28

Spring Semester ends Thursday, April 28
Doctoral Hooding and Masters Recognition  Friday, April 29 at 10 a.m.

Commencement Ceremonies for Undergraduates

Friday, April 29 at 3 p.m.  - Colleges of Nursing, UC Blue Ash, AHS, and CEAS

Saturday, April 30 at 9 a.m. - Colleges of Business, CECH, and CCM

Saturday April 30 at 2 p.m. - Colleges of DAAP, UC Clermont, and A&S

Spring Semester Sessions 2016

Full Semester Term Monday, January 11 - Thursday, April 28
Examinations: Saturday - Thursday, April 23 - 28
1st Half-Term Monday, January 11 - Sunday, February 28
Examinations: last class meeting
2nd Half-Term Monday, February 29 - Saturday, April 23
Examinations: last class meeting
Spring Break Monday - Sunday, March 21 - 27
   

Summer Semester 2016

 

Classes begin

Monday, May 9

Holiday: Memorial Day

Monday, May 30

Holiday: Independence Day Monday, July 4

Examinations

Last class meeting

Summer Semester ends

Saturday, August 6

Summer Semester Sessions 2016

 
Full Semester Term

Monday, May 9 - Saturday, August 6

Examinations: last class meeting

1st  Half-Term, Session D

Monday, May 9 - Tuesday, June 21

Examinations: last class meeting

"May-mester", Session M

Monday, May 9 - Sunday, May 29

Examinations: last class meeting

Session A

Tuesday, May 31 - Sunday, July 3

Examinations: last class meeting


2nd Half-Term, Session E

Wednesday, June 22 - Saturday, August 6

Examinations: last class meeting

Session B

Tuesday, July 5  – Saturday, August 6

Examinations: last class meeting

Notes

Examinations for the summer semester full term, the "May-mester" session and sessions A and B will be held during the normal class time at the last class meeting unless the instructor has secured permission for an alternative or irregular examination period.