2025-2026 Academic Calendar

 
 
 

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Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2025-2026 Academic Calendar

Fall 2025 (Term 2026/10)

August 19-Tuesday

Fall Validation & Registration

August 20-Wednesday

Day and Evening Classes Begin

August 27-Wednesday

Final Day to Register or Change Course Status to Pass/Fail

September 1-Monday

Labor Day (No Classes)

September 11-Thursday

Early Support Notice Window Opens

September 15-Monday

Midterm Reports Due in Office of Registrar for 1st Half Courses

September 16-Tuesday

Final Day to File for December Graduation

September 17-Wednesday

Early Support Notice Window Closes

September 19-Friday

Deadline for Incomplete Grades from Spring/May/Summer

September 24-Wednesday

Final Day to Drop a 1st Half Course

September 24-Wednesday

All Campus Event Day (Evening Classes Meet)

October 10-Friday

1st Half Classes End

October 13-Monday

2nd Half Classes Begin

October 15-Wednesday

Midterm Reports Due in Office of Registrar for Full Semester Classes

October 16 & 17 Thursday & Friday

Fall Break (No Classes)

October 20-Monday

Final Day to Register for a 2nd Half Course

November 4-Tuesday

All Campus Event Day (Evening Classes Meet)

November 5-Wednesday

Final Day to Drop a Full Semester Course

November 10-Monday

Midterm Reports Due in Office of Registrar for 2nd Half Courses

November 18-Tuesday

Final Day to Drop a 2nd Half Course

November 26-Wednesday

Thanksgiving Holiday Begins

December 1-Monday

Classes Resume

December 5-Friday

Last Day of Classes

December 8-Monday

Final Exams Begin

December 10-Wednesday AM

Reading Period

December 12-Friday

Fall Semester Ends after Last Exam

December 15-Monday

Final Grades Due in Office of Registrar

Spring 2026 (Term 2026/20)

January 6-Tuesday

Spring Validation & Registration

January 7-Wednesday

Day and Evening Classes Begin

January 14-Wednesday

Final Day to Register or Change Course Status to Pass/Fail

January 29-Thursday

Early Support Window Opens

January 30-Friday

Midterm Reports Due in Office of Registrar-1st Half Courses

February 2-Monday

Final Day to File for May Graduation

February 3-Tuesday

All Campus Event Day (Evening Classes Meet)

February 4-Wednesday

Early Support Window Closes

February 6-Friday

Deadline for Incomplete Grades from Fall 2020

February 10-Tuesday

Final Day to Drop a 1st Half Course

February 25-Wednesday

Midterm (7th week of classes)

February 25-Wednesday

1st Half of Classes End

February 26-Thursday

2nd Half of Classes Begin

February 27-Friday

Spring Break Begins After Last Class

March 9-Monday

Classes Resume

March 9-Monday

Midterm Reports Due in Office of Registrar for Full Semester Classes

March 12-Thursday

Final Day to Register for a 2nd Half Course

April 1-Wednesday

Easter Holiday Break Begins After Last Class

April 6-Monday

Final Day to Drop a Full Semester Course

April 7-Tuesday

Classes Resume

April 7-Tuesday

Midterm Reports Due in Office of the Registrar for 2nd Half Courses

April 8-Wednesday

Final Day to Drop 2nd Half Course

April 15-Wednesday

Palmer Undergraduate Research Symposium (Evening Classes Meet)

April 28-Tuesday

Last Day of Classes

April 29-Wednesday PM

Final Exam Week Begins

May 5-Tuesday

Spring Semester Ends after Last Exam

May 7-Thursday

Final Grades Due in Office of the Registrar

May 9-Saturday

Baccalaureate Services (Time and Place TBA)

May 9-Saturday

Commencement (Time and Place TBA)

Summer 2026

May 11-May 31 (2026/24)

May Term

June 1-July 24 (2026/30)

Summer

June 1-June 26 (2026/30)

Summer Session I

June 29-July 24 (2026/32)

Summer Session II