Academic Calendar

Calendar Subject to Change

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

August 17

Monday

New Faculty Orientation

August 18 - 19

Tues - Wed

Faculty Days (for FT College Faculty)

August 23                 

Sunday            

Move-In Day (Students)                                            

August 24 -26 

Mon - Wed

New Student Orientation 

August 27 

Thursday 

Classes begin 

September 1 

Tuesday 

Graduation applications for December 2015 due in
Registrar’s Office  

September 2 

Wednesday 

Last day to add a full-term class without instructor
consent
Last day to add/drop a half-term Session I class

September 7 

Monday 

Labor Day - no day or evening classes 

September 10

Thursday

Last day to add (with instructor's consent) or drop
a full-term class

September 15

Tuesday

Opening Convocation -
10:45 a.m.     Butler Hall

September 25 

Friday

Last day to withdraw from a half-term Session I class 

October 12 - 18 

Mon - Sun

UD Homecoming Week

October 16

Friday 

Mid-term for full-term classes
End of half-term Session I classes

October 19 

Monday 

Half-term Session II classes start 

October 22 

Thursday 

Mid-term grades due in Registrar's Office 

October 23

Friday

Fall Break Day - no classes
University offices open

October 26

Monday

Last day to add/drop a half-term Session II class

October 30

Friday

Last day to withdraw from a full-term class with a
"W" grade

November 2

Monday

Spring '16 Online Registration begins for Seniors

November 4

Wednesday

Spring '16 Online Registration begins for Juniors

November 9

Monday

Spring '16 Online Registration begins for Sophomores

November 11

Wednesday

Spring '16 Online Registration begins for First Years

November 13

Friday

Last day to withdraw from a half-term Session II class

November 21 - 29

Sat - Sun

Thanksgiving Break

November 30

Monday

Classes Resume

December 1

Tuesday

Graduation applications for May 2016 due in 
Registrar's Office

December 11

Friday

Last day of full-term classes
December 14 - 16

Mon - Wed

Final Examinations

December 16

Wednesday End of half-term Session II classes

December 17

Thursday December Graduation Recognition

December 21

Monday Fall grades due in Registrar's Office

J-TERM 2016

January 5                  

Tuesday           

J-Term classes begin
Last day to add a J-Term course                                 

January 6

Wednesday

Last day to drop a J-Term course

January 14

Thursday

Last day to withdraw from a J-Term course

January 18

Monday

Martin Luther King Day - classes in session

January 21

Thursday

Last day of J-Term classes

January 22

Friday

Department Day (college)

January 29

Friday

J-Term grades due in Registrar's Office

SPRING 2016

January 22                

Friday              

Spring New Student Orientation
Department Day (college)                                          

January 25

Monday

Classes begin

January 29

Friday

Last day to add a full-term class without instructor
consent
Last day to add/drop a half-term Session I class

February 5 

Friday 

Last day to add (with instructor's consent) or drop
a full-term class 

February 15

Monday 

President's Day - no day or evening classes 

February 19

Friday 

Last day to withdraw from a half-term Session I class
with a "W" grade 

March 11

Friday 

Mid-Term
Half-term, Session I classes end 

March 12 - 20

Sat - Sun 

Spring Break

March 21

Monday 

Classes resume / Half-term Session II classes begin
Mid-term grades due in Registrar's Office 

March 25 - 27

Fri - Sun 

Easter Break 

March 28 

Monday 

Classes resume
Last day to add/drop a half-term Session II class

April 1

Friday 

Last day to withdraw from a full-term class with
a "W" grade 

April 4 

Monday 

Fall '16 Online Registration begins for Seniors 

April 6

Wednesday

Fall '16 Online Registration begins for Juniors 

April 11

Monday

Fall '16 Online Registration begins for Sophomores 

April 13

Wednesday

Fall '16 Online Registration begins for First Years

April 20

Wednesday

Last day to withdraw from a half-term Session II
class with a "W" grade 

April 28

Thursday

Honors Convocation
9:00 a.m.    Butler Hall 

May 6 

Friday 

Last day of classes 

May 9 -11 

Mon - Wed 

Final examinations 

May 11

Wednesday 

Half-term Session II classes end 

May 13

Friday

College Baccalaureate

May 14

Saturday

Commencement

May 16

Monday

Spring grades due in Registrar's Office

May 17

Tuesday

Faculty Day (college)

June 1

Wednesday

Graduation applications for August 2016 due in
Registrar's Office

Calendar Subject to Change