Academic Calendar & Important Dates

Dates are subject to change at any time by the Board of Regents.

Printable Academic Calendar PDF Fall 2016 - Summer 2018

  • Regular Registration Begins*

    Monday, December 5

    Classes begin

    Monday, January 9

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday-No Regular Classes

    Monday, January 16

    Spring recess

    Sunday-Sunday, February 25-March 5

    Classes resume 7:30 AM

    Monday, March 6

    Dearborn Honors Convocation

    Tuesday, March 28

    Classes end

    Friday, April 21

    Study day

    Saturday, April 22

    Examinations

    Monday-Friday, April 24-28

    Commencement

    Sunday, April 30

    • A select few courses, beginning this date, may have a registration restriction that requires permission of instructor. The registration restriction will display: Instr Approved Add Required. Although these courses may be open, permission of the instructor is required.

    Tuesday, January 17

    • Last day to withdraw from all courses with no penalty
    • Registration ends
    • Last day to add
    • Last day to drop with no penalty

    Monday, January 23

    • Last day to withdraw from all courses paying 50% of tuition and premiums and 100% of all other fees. Grade of "W"

    Monday, February 20

    • Last day to selectively drop individual courses with penalty

    Monday, March 20

    • Last day to withdraw from all courses paying 100% of tuition and fees. Grade of "W"
    • Classes end

    Friday, April 21

  • Classes begin

    Monday, May 8

    Memorial Day (Holiday)

    Monday, May 29

    Classes end (7-week classes)

    Friday, June 23

    Study Day

    Saturday, June 24

    Examinations (7-week classes)

    Monday-Wednesday, June 26-28

    Summer Recess Begins 

    Sunday, June 25

    Independence Day (celebrated)

    Tuesday, July 4

    Classes resume (7-week and 14-week classes)

    Wednesday, July 5

    Classes end (7-week and 14-week classes)

    Friday, August 18

    Study Day

    Saturday, August 19

    Examinations

    Monday-Friday, August 21-25

    Summer Term Ends Friday, August 25
  • Half-Term Session I Full Term Session Half-Term Session II Impact on Fees
    Friday, May 12 Friday, May 19 Tuesday, July 11 Fee Assignment based on hours for which student is registered as of indicated close
    Friday, May 12      Friday, May 19  Tuesday, July 11 No reduction in fee assignment. Course recorded with grade of "W"
    Friday, May 12     Friday, May 19 Tuesday, July 11 No academic record of enrollment. No Fee or assessment.
    Monday, May 15 to Monday, May 29 Monday, May 22 to Monday, June 19 Wednesday, July 12 to Tuesday, July 25 Last day to withdraw from all courses paying 50% of tuition and premiums and 100% of all other fees. Grade of "W"
    Monday, May 29 Monday, June 19 Tuesday, July 25 Students required to pay all fees and assessments. 
    Monday, May 8 Monday, May 8 Friday, July 5

    First day of classes and add/drop begins.

    Friday, May 12  Friday, May 19 Tuesday, July 11 End of add/drop and registration without the fee. A student registering after this date will be assessed a $25 - $45 late registration fee. 
    Friday, May 12  Friday, May 19 Tuesday, July 11 Final day to register.
    Friday, May 12  Friday, May 19 Tuesday, July 11 Final day to add courses.
    Friday, May 12  Friday, May 19 Tuesday, July 11 Final day to drop courses without record. Thereafter, courses officially dropped will be recorded on academic record on academic record with a grade of "W".
    Wednesday, 
    June 7
    Wednesday, July 19 Thursday, August 3 Final day to selectively drop individual courses for all students.
    Friday, June 23 Friday, August 18 Friday, August 18 Final day to completely withdraw from the term.

     

  • Labor Day (Holiday)

    Monday, September 4

    Classes Begin

    Wednesday, September 6

    Fall Study Break

    Monday-Tuesday, October 16-17

    Thanksgiving Recess begins at 5:00 pm*

    Wednesday-Sunday, November 22-26

    Classes Resume

    Monday, November 27

    Classes End

    Tuesday, December 12

    Study Day

    Wednesday, December 13

    Examinations

    Thursday-Friday, December 14-15
    Monday-Wednesday, December 18-20

    Commencement

    Saturday, December 16

    • A select few courses, beginning this date, may have a registration restriction that requires permission of instructor. The registration restriction will display: Instr Approved Add Required. Although these courses may be open, permission of the instructor is required.

    Wednesday, September 13

    • Last day to withdraw from all courses with no penalty
    • Registration ends
    • Last day to add
    • Last day to drop with no penalty

    Tuesday, September 19

    • Last day to withdraw from all courses paying 50% of tuition and premiums and 100% of all other fees. Grade of "W"

    Thursday, October 19

    • Last day to selectively drop individual courses with penalty

    Thursday, November 9

    • Last day to withdraw from all courses paying 100% of tuition and fees. Grade of "W"
    • Classes end

    Tuesday, December 12

Final Exam Schedule

The time of the exam will be determined from the time of the first lecture period of the week, check here for more information.