Academic Calendar

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Summer 2016

 
Summer Term I Begins Monday, May 23
Last day to add a Term I class Wednesday, May 25
Last day to drop a Term I class Friday, May 27
Term I Ends Saturday, June 25
Summer Term II Begins Monday, June 27
Last day to add a Term II class Wednesday, June 29
Last day to drop a Term II class Friday, July 1
Independence Day Holiday Monday, July 4
Term II Ends Saturday, July 4

Fall 2016

 
AGS First Short Term Begins & New/Late Registration in AGS office Monday, August 8
Faculty Workshop begins Monday, August 15
Residence Halls open for new freshmen & transfers/Orientation begins Friday, August 19
Residence Halls open for registered continuing students Sunday, August 21
Registration & Clearance of Stops Monday, August 22
Traditional classes begin at 8am Tuesday, August 23
Fall Opening Convocation Tuesday, August 23
Last day for faculty to drop a student from class for non-attendance Friday, August 26
Last day for registration, schedule adjustment, internship applications Monday, August 29
Schedule Drop Period Tuesday, August 30 - Monday, September 19
Last day for dropping a class without transcript entry; removing "I" grades Monday, September 19
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival and Madison County Heritage Festival Saturday, October 1
Last day to apply for graduation in December Monday, October 3
Homecoming Saturday, October 8
Mid-Semester Evaluation Week Monday, October 10 - Friday, October 14
AGS second short term begins Monday, October 10
Founders Week Monday, October 10 - Friday, October 14
Mid-semester evaluations due Wednesday, October 19
Fall Break begins at end of classes Friday, October 21
Fall Break ends/classes resume at 8am Wednesday, October 26
Last day to withdraw from class with grade of "W" Thursday, October 27
Early Spring Registration Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4
Deadline for juniors/seniors to indicate S/U grade option Friday, November 4
Thanksgiving holidays begin at close of classes Tuesday, November 22
Administrative offices close at noon for Thanksgiving holidays Wednesday, November 23
Classes resume/office reopen at 8am Monday, November 28
Last day of regular classes Tuesday, December 6
Regular day & evening exams begin Wednesday, December 7
Examinations end (Christmas holidays begin; residence halls close) Tuesday, December 13
Final grades posted by faculty Thursday, December 15
Graduation exercises (residence halls close for graduates) Friday, December 16
Administrative offices close for Christmas holidays Friday, December 16
Administrative offices open for spring semster Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Spring 2017

 
AGS First Short Term Begins & New/Late Registration in AGS office Tuesday, January 3
Residence Halls open for New Freshmen & Transfers/Orientation Begins Saturday, January 14
Residence Halls open for Registered Continuing Students Sunday, January 15
Registration & Clearance of Stops Monday, January 16
Traditional Classes begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 17
Last day for faculty to drop a student from class for non-attendance Friday, January 20
Last day for registration, schedule adjustment, Internship Applications Monday, January 23
Schedule Drop Period Tuesday, January 24 - Tuesday, February 14
Choral Festival Friday, February 3 - Saturday, February 4
Last day for dropping a class without transcript entry; removing “I” Grades Tuesday, February 14
Mid-Semester Evaluation Week Monday, February 27 - Friday, March 3
Last day to apply for graduation in May or August Wednesday, March 1
AGS Second Short-term begins Monday, March 6
Mid-Semester Evaluations due Wednesday, March 8
Spring Break Begins at end of classes Friday, March 10
Administrative Offices reopen after spring break Wednesday, March 15
Spring Break Ends and Classes resume, 8 a.m. Monday, March 20
Last day to withdraw from a class with grade of “W” Tuesday, March 21
Early Fall Registration Monday, April 3 - Friday, April 7
SLAM Tuesday, April 11
Deadline for Juniors/Seniors to indicate S/U grade option Thursday, April 13
Good Friday Holiday Friday, April 14
Last day of regular classes Thursday, May 4
Regular day & evening exams begin Friday, May 5
Examinations end; Residence Halls close Wednesday, May 10
Final Grades posted by faculty Thursday, May 11
Graduation Exercises, Residence Halls close for graduates Saturday, May 13