Calendars and Final Examination Schedules

Fall Semester 2015

(General information about the Fall term can be found after the general term dates information)

16 Week Session (August 24 - December 11)

Date Event
August 15Saturday, Transition Week Begins
August 18Tuesday, First Year Seminar & Academic Labs Classes Begin
August 24Monday, Classes begin for 16 week session
August 24-26Monday - Wednesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration($25 late fee will be assessed for late registrants)
September 9Wednesday, Last day to drop a 16 week course with no record
October 30Friday, Last day to drop a 16 week course with a “Q” or withdraw with a “W”*
December 3Thursday, Final exams start
December 9Wednesday, Last day of final exams
December 11Friday, Graduating Senior grades due from faculty by 2pm if possible
December 14Monday, Grades from faculty due by 2pm

1st 8 Week Session (August 24-October 16)

Date Event
August 15Saturday, Transition Week Begins
August 18Tuesday, First Year Seminar & Academic Labs Classes Begin
August 24Monday, Classes begin for 1st 8 week session
August 24-26Monday - Wednesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration($25 late fee will be assessed for late registrants)
August 31Monday, Last day to drop a 1st 8 week class with no record
September 25Friday, Last day to drop a 1st 8 week course with a “Q” or withdraw with a “W”*
October 16Friday, Final exams will be held during normal class time
October 19Monday, Grades from faculty due by 2pm

2nd 8 Week Session (October 19 - December 11)

Date Event
October 19Monday, classes begin for 2nd 8 week session
October 19Monday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25 late fee will be assessed for late registrants)
October 26Monday, Last day to drop a 2nd 8 week class with no record
November 20Friday, Last day to drop a 2nd 8 week class with a “Q” or withdraw with a “W”*
December 10 Thursday, Final exams will be held during normal class time
December 11Friday, Graduating Senior grades due from faculty by 2pm if possible
December 14Monday, Grades from faculty due by 2pm
*

Note: Extraordinary situations may occur for students enrolled in multiple part of terms (i.e. 1st8 week, 2nd 8 week, Fall “mini”) classes who wish to drop or withdraw from the university. These students should contact the Registrar’s Office for additional information regarding drop policies and before submitting drop requests.

General Information for all Fall 2015 Sessions

Date Event
March 1Sunday, Deadline for priority admission decision for first-time freshman applicants for Fall 2015; applications initiated between this date and July 21 will be considered on a space available basis
March 1Sunday, Priority filing date for 2015-2016 FAFSA
March 16Monday, Academic Advising for Fall 2015 begins. Contact Academic Advising Center or your major department
March 27Friday, Fall 2015 priority registration begins for Honors Students and Texan Reps
March 30Monday, Fall 2015 priority registration begins for Doctoral/Graduate/Senior Students
March 30 - September 4December 2015 Graduation Application period for Commencement participation
April 2Thursday, Fall 2015 priority registration begins for Junior students
April 5Sunday, Fall 2015 priority registration begins for Sophomore students
April 8Wednesday, Fall 2015 priority registration begins for Freshman students
April 8 - August 26Registration for Fall 2015 open for all students
April 11Saturday, Texan Scholars Orientation (Invitation Only)
May 16Saturday, Texan Scholars Orientation (Invitation Only)
June 8 - 10Monday-Wednesday, Duck Camp I
June 11Thursday, Texan Orientation
June 12Friday, Texan Orientation
June 15Monday, Application deadline for International Students for Fall 2015
June 25Thursday, Texan Orientation
June 26Friday, Texan Orientation
July 7 - 9Tuesday - Thursday, Duck Camp II
July 16Thursday, Texan Orientation
July 17Friday, Texan Orientation
July 21Tuesday, Application deadline for first-time freshman and transfers with less than 12 hrs for Fall 2015
August 5 - 7Wednesday - Friday, Duck Camp III
August 7Friday, Admission Decision Deadline for Freshman and transfers with less than 12 hrs for Fall 2015
August 11 - 14Tuesday - Friday, Service and maintenance of electronic systems
August 15 - 23Texan Transition Week
August 15Saturday, New Student Move in (8am-2pm) – Honors College and Learning Community Students
August 16Sunday, New Student Move In (8am-2pm)
August 18Tuesday, First Year Seminar & Academic Labs Classes Begin
August 21Friday, Application deadline for transfer (30+ hrs)/other/graduate applicants for Fall 2015 by 5pm
August 21Friday, Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline
August 22Saturday, Returning Student Move-In
August 23Sunday, Freshman Convocation & Candlelighting
August 24Monday, 16 week and 1st 8 week classes start
September 4Friday, Last day to apply to participate in the December Commencement ceremony
September 7Monday, Labor Day, NO CLASSES
October 2 - 4Friday-Sunday, Family Weekend
October 12Monday, Academic Advising for Spring 2016 begins. Contact Academic Advising Center or your major department.
October 12 - 17Monday - Saturday, Homecoming week
October 15Thursday, Last day to apply for student teaching in Fall 2016
October 21Wednesday, Midterm grades entered by 2pm (16 week classes)
October 23Friday, Spring priority registration begins for Honors Students & Texan Reps
October 26Monday, Spring priority registration begins for Doctoral/Graduate/Senior Students
October 26 - January 22May 2016 Graduation Application Period for Commencement participation
October 29Thursday, Spring priority registration begins for Junior students
November 1Sunday, Spring priority registration begins for Sophomore students
November 1Sunday, Deadline for thesis/dissertation defense and submission of final committee-edited thesis and dissertations with committee approval signatures to the Graduate College Office for fall graduation.
November 4Wednesday, Spring priority registration begins for Freshman students
November 15Wednesday, Comprehensive Exam results due in the Graduate Office
November 15Wednesday, Priority date for completing student financial aid folder for first consideration for Spring 2016 financial aid programs
November 25Wednesday, Classes dismiss at noon. Holiday period begins at 5pm, University Closes
November 26-27Thursday - Friday, Thanksgiving Holiday, UNIVERSITY CLOSED
December 1Tuesday, Application deadline for all Spring 2016 scholarships administered by University Scholarship Committee
December 1Tuesday, Deadline for bindery-ready copies of theses and dissertations to the Graduate College Office for fall graduation
December 1Tuesday, Online orientation opens for Spring 2016
December 1Tuesday, Restricted Activities period begins at 8am
December 2Wednesday, Last Class day; last day to withdraw from the university
December 2Wednesday, December 2015 Graduation Application deadline for degree conferral only
December 3Thursday, Final exams begin at 6:30pm
December 10Thursday, Last day of final exams
December 11Friday, Last day to apply for $1,000 Tuition rebate for Fall 2015 graduation
December 11Friday, Residence Halls close at 10am (Exceptions for Graduating Seniors)
December 11 - 13Friday - Sunday, Commencement (TBA)
December 19 - 20Saturday - Sunday, Service and maintenance of electronic systems

Fall Semester 2015- Final Examination Schedule - Stephenville

Exam Time 8-10:30am 11:30am-2pm 3:00-5:30pm 6:30-9:00pm
Thursday Dec. 3All Freshman English, EDUC 4315 and 4330
Friday Dec. 4CHEM 1411/1412MWF 11MWF 3:00 and other times not listed on exam schedule*M-F 5pm or later
Monday Dec. 7MWF 8MWF 2MWF 10M 5 pm or later; MW 6 pm
Tuesday Dec. 8TR 9:25All Math 1314TR 1:15T 5:15 pm or later; TR 7:45 pm
Wednesday Dec. 9MWF 9MWF 12MWF 1W 5 pm or later; MW 7:30 pm
Thursday Dec 10TR 8:00TR 2:40TR 10:50R 5:15 pm or later; TR 4:05; TR 6:15 pm

Final Examinations are to be given only on scheduled examination days as printed on the Final Examination Schedule. At other locations and online courses, the final examination will be given at a time designated by the instructor.

Any student with three or more final examinations on the same day may request of his/her instructors to take one of the final examinations on another day during the Final Examination Schedule.

*

Classes having starting times not listed on the table (or within an hour of that starting time) will have their exam on Friday, December 4 from 3:00-5:30 PM or at a time designated by the instructor during the Final Exam period from December 3-10.

Spring Semester 2016

(General information about the Spring term can be found after the general term dates information)

December "Mini" (December 15 - January 7)

Date Event
December 15 - 18Tuesday - Friday Class Meeting Days
December 16Wednesday, Last day to drop a December mini course with no record
December 28 - 30Monday - Wednesday Class Meeting Days
January 4 - 7Monday - Thursday Class Meeting Days
January 4Monday, Last day to drop a December mini course with a “Q” or withdraw with a “W”*
January 7Thursday, Final Exam Day
January11Monday, Grades from Faculty due by 2pm

16 week Session (January 11 - May 6)

Date Event
January 11Monday, Classes begin for 16 week session
January 11 - 13Monday - Wednesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration($25 late fee will be assessed for late registrants)
January 27Wednesday, Last day to drop a 16 week course with no record
March 25Friday, Last day to drop a 16 week course with a “Q” or withdraw with a “W”*
April 28Thursday, Final exams start
May 5Thursday, Last day of final exams
May 6Friday, Graduating Senior grades from faculty due by 2pm if possible
May 9Monday, Grades from faculty due by 2pm

1st 8 week Session (January 11 - March 4)

Date Event
January 11Monday, Classes begin for 1st 8 week session
January 11 - 13Monday - Wednesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration($25 late fee will be assessed for late registrants)
January 19Tuesday, Last day to drop a 1st 8 week class with no record
February 12Friday, Last day to drop a 1st 8 week course with a “Q” or withdraw with a “W”*
March 4Friday, Final Exams will be held during normal class time.
March 7Monday, Grades from faculty due by 2pm

2nd 8 week Session (March 14 - May 6)

Date Event
March 14Monday, Classes begin for 2nd 8 week session
March 14Monday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25 late fee will be assessed for late registrants)
March 21Monday, Last day to drop a 2nd 8 week class with no record
April 15Friday, Last day to drop a 2nd 8 week class with a “Q” or withdraw with a “W”*
May 2-5Monday - Thursday, Final exams will be held during normal class time
May 6Friday, Graduating Senior grades from faculty due by 2pm if possible
May 9Monday, Grades from faculty due by 2pm
*

Note: Extraordinary situations may occur for students enrolled in multiple part of terms (i.e. 1st8 week, 2nd 8 week, December “mini”) classes who wish to drop or withdraw from the university. These students should contact the Registrar’s Office for additional information regarding drop policies and before submitting drop requests. 

General Information for all Spring 2016 Sessions

Date Event
October 12Monday, Academic Advising for Spring 2016 begins. Contact Academic Advising Center or your major department
October 23Friday, Spring priority registration begins for Honors Students
October 26Monday, Spring priority registration begins for Doctoral/Graduate/Senior Students
October 26 - January 22May 2016 Graduation Application Period for Commencement Participation
October 29Thursday, Spring priority registration begins for Junior students
November 1Sunday, Spring priority registration begins for Sophomore students
November 4Wednesday, Spring priority registration begins for Freshman students
November 4 - January 13Registration for Spring 2016 open for all students
November 15Sunday, Priority date for completing student financial aid folder for first consideration for Spring 2016 financial aid programs.
December 1Tuesday, Admission application deadline for first-time freshman applicants for Spring 2016
January 8 Friday, Application deadline for transfer/other/Graduate applicants for Spring 2016 by 5pm
January 8Friday, New Student Connection Day (Spring Orientation)
January 8Friday, Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline.
January 10Sunday, Returning Student Move-In
January 11 - 13Monday - Wednesday, Late Regstration for Spring 2016
January 18Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, UNIVERSITY CLOSED
January 22Friday, Last day to apply to participate in the May Commencement ceremony
February 15Monday, Application deadline for all Fall 2016 Scholarships administered by University Scholarship Committee
February 15Monday, Last day to apply for student teaching in Spring 2017
March 1Tuesday, Priority date for completing student financial aid folders for first consideration for Summer School 2016
March 1Tuesday, Deadline for priority admission decision for first-time freshman applicants for Fall 2016; applications initiated between this date and July 21 will be considered on a space available basis
March 7 - 11Monday - Friday, Spring Break
March 14Monday, Academic Advising for Summer and Fall 2016 begins. Contact Academic Advising Center or your major department
March 16Wednesday, Midterm grades entered by 2pm (16 week classes)
March 25Friday, NO CLASSES
March 25Friday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Honors Students
March 28Monday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Doctoral/Graduate/Senior Students
March 28 - May 23August 2016 Graduation Application Period for Commencement participation
March 28 - August 26December 2016 Graduation Application Period for Commencement participation
March 30 - May 23August 2016 Graduation Application Period for Commencement participation
March 31Thursday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Junior students
March 31Thursday, Service and Leadership Day, Classes dismissed between 7am and 5pm
April 1Friday, Deadline for thesis/dissertation defense and submission of final committee-edited theses and dissertations with committee approval signatures to the Graduate College Office for spring graduation.
April 3Sunday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Sophomore students
April 6Wednesday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Freshman students
April 6 - May 11Registration open for all students for Summer 2016
April 6 - August 24Registration open for all students for Fall 2016
April 15Friday, Comprehensive Exam results due in Graduate Office
April 26Tuesday, Restricted Activities period begins at 8 am
April 27Wednesday, Last Class day; last day to withdraw from the university
April 27Wednesday, May 2016 Graduation Application deadline for degree conferral only
April 28Thursday, Final exams begin at 6:30pm
May 1Sunday, Deadline for Bindery-ready copies of theses and dissertations to the Graduate College Office for spring graduation
May 5Thursday, Last day of final exams
May 6Friday, Last day to apply for $1,000 Tuition rebate for Spring 2016 graduation
May 6 Friday, Residence Halls close at 10am (Exceptions for Graduating Seniors)
May 6 - 8Frday - Sunday, Commencement (TBA)
May 7 - 8Saturday - Sunday, Service and maintenance of electronic systems
*

Note: Extraordinary situations may occur for students enrolled in multiple part of terms (i.e. 1st 8 week, 16 week, 2nd 8 week) classes who wish to drop or withdraw from the university. These students should contact the Registrar’s Office for additional information regarding drop policies and before submitting drop requests.

Spring Semester 2016 - Final Examination Schedule - Stephenville

Exam Time 8-10:30am 11:30am-2pm 3:00-5:30pm 6:30-9:00pm
Thursday April 28All Freshman English, EDUC 4315 and 4330
Friday April 29CHEM 1411/1412MWF 11MWF 3:00 and other times not listed on exam schedule*M-F 5pm or later
Monday May 2MWF 8MWF 2MWF 10M 5 pm or later; MW 6 pm
Tuesday May 3TR 9:25All Math 1314TR 1:15T 5:15 pm or later; TR 7:45 pm
Wednesday May 4MWF 9MWF 12MWF 1W 5pm or later; MW 7:30pm
Thursday May 5TR 8TR 2:40TR 10:50R 5:15 pm or later; TR 4:05; TR 6:15 pm

Final Examinations are to be given only on scheduled examination days as printed on the Final Examination Schedule. At other locations and online courses, the final examination will be given at a time designated by the instructor.

Any student with three or more final examinations on the same day may request of his/her instructors to take one of the final examinations on another day during the Final Examination Schedule.

*Classes having starting times not listed on the table (or within an hour of that starting time) will have their exam on Friday, April 29 from 3:00-5:30 PM or at a time designated by the instructor during the Final Exam period from April 28 - May 5.

Summer Sessions 2016

    Meeting Days Day/wk Class Length
12-weekMay 10 - August 324MW90 minutes
1st 8-weekMay 10 - July 624MWF90 minutes
2nd 8-weekJune 8 - August 324MWF90 minutes
1st 4-weekMay 10 - June 720MTWRF105 minutes
2nd 4-weekJune 8 - July 620MTWRF105 minutes
3rd 4-weekJuly 7 - August 320MTWRF105 minutes
12 week 8 week 4 week
MW8:00-9:30MWF8:00-9:30MTWRF8:00-9:45
MW10:00-11:30MWF10:00-11:30MTWRF10:00-11:45
MW1:00-2:30MWF1:00-2:30MTWRF1:00-2:45
MW3:00-4:30MWF3:00-4:30MTWRF3:00-4:45
MW6:00-7:30MWF6:00-7:30MTWRF6:00-7:45
MW8:00-9:30MWF8:00-9:30MTWRF8:00-9:45

12 Week Session (May 10 - August 3)

Date Event
May 10Tuesday, 12 week session begins
May 11Wednesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25.00 late fee may be assessed for late registrants.)
May 20Friday, Last day to drop 12 week courses with no record
July 1Friday, Last day to drop a 12 week course with a "Q" or withdraw with a "W" *
August 3Wednesday, Final exams will be held during normal class time
August 5Friday, Graduating Senior grades are due by faculty by 2pm if possible
August 8Monday, All grades from faculty due by 2pm

1st 4 Week Session (May 10 - June 7)

Date Event
May 10Tuesday, 1st 4 week session begins
May 10Tuesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25.00 late fee may be assessed for late registrants.)
May 13Friday, Last day to drop 1st 4 week courses with no record
May 27Friday, Last day to drop a 1st 4 week course with a "Q" or withdraw with a "W"*
June 7Tuesday, Final exams will be held during normal class time
June 10Friday, All grades from faculty due by 2pm


2nd 4 Week Session (June 8 - July 6)

Date Event
June 8Wednesday, 2nd 4 week session begins
June 8Wednesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25.00 late fee may be assessed for late registrants)
June 13Monday, Last day to drop a 2nd 4 week course with no record
June 24Friday, Last day to drop a 2nd 4 week course with a "Q" or withdraw with a "W"*
July 6Wednesday, Final Exams will be held during normal class time
July 8Friday, All grades from faculty due by 2pm


3rd 4 Week Session (July 7 - August 3)

Date Event
July 7Thursday, 3rd 4 week session begins
July 7Thursday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25.00 late fee may be assessed for late registrants)
July 12Tuesday, Last day to drop a 3rd 4 week course with no record
July 22Friday, Last day to drop a 3rd 4 week course with a "Q" or withdraw with a "W"*
August 3Wednesday, Final exams will be held during normal class time
August 5Friday, Graduating Senior grades are due by faculty by 2pm if possible
August 8Monday, All grades from faculty due by 2pm


1st 8 Week Session (May 10 - July 6)

Date Event
May 10Tuesday, 1st 8 week session begins
May 10Tuesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25.00 late fee may be assessed for late registrants)
May 17Tuesday, Last day to drop a 1st 8 week course with no record
June 10Friday, Last day to drop a 1st 8 week course with a "Q" or withdraw with a "W"*
July 6Wednesday, Final exam will be held during normal class time
July 8Friday, All grades from faculty due by 2pm


2nd 8 Week Session (June 8 - August 3)

Date Event
June 8Wednesday, 2nd 8 week session begins
June 8Wednesday, ADD/DROP/LATE registration ($25.00 late fee may be assessed for late registrants)
June 15Wednesday, Last day to drop a 2nd 8 week course with no record
July 8Friday, Last day to drop a 2nd 8 week course with a "Q" or withdraw with a "W"*
August 3Wednesday, Final exams will be held during normal class time
August 5Friday, Graduating Senior grades are due by faculty by 2pm if possible
August 8Monday, All grades from faculty due by 2pm
*

 Note: Extraordinary situations may occur for students enrolled in multiple part of terms (i.e. 1st 8 week, 2nd 8 week, Fall "mini") classes who wish to drop or withdraw from the university.  These students should contact the Registrar's Office for additional information regarding drop policies and before submitting drop requests.

General Information for all Summer 2016 Sessions:

Date Event
March 1Tuesday, Priority date for completing student financial aid folder for first consideration for Fall semester 2016
March 14Monday, Academic Advising for Summer and Fall 2016 begins. Contact Academic Advising Center or your major department
March 25Friday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Honors Students and Texan Reps
March 28Monday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Doctoral/Graduate/Senior Students
March 28 - May 23August 2016 Graduation Application Period for Commencement participation
March 28 - August 26December 2016 Graduation Application Period for Commencement participation
March 31Thursday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Junior students
April 3Sunday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Sophomore students
April 6Wednesday, Summer/Fall 2016 priority registration begins for Freshman students
April 6 - May 11Registration open for all students for Summer 2016
April 6 - Augst 24Registration open for all students for Fall 2016
May 30Monday, Memorial Day, UNIVERSITY CLOSED
June 1Wednesday, Admission deadline for first-time freshman applicants for Summer 2016
July 1Friday, Deadline for thesis/dissertation defense and submission of final committee-edited theses and dissertations with committee approval signatures to the Graduate College Office for summer graduation
July 4Monday, Fourth of July, UNIVERSITY CLOSED
July 5Tuesday, Admission deadline for transfer/other/Graduate applicants for Summer 2016 by 5pm
July 15Friday, Comprehensive Graduate Exam results due in Graduate office
August 1Monday, Deadline for bindery-ready copies of theses and dissertations to the Graduate College Office for summer graduation.
August 2Tuesday, August 2016 Graduation Application deadline for degree conferral only
August 3Wednesday, Last day to apply for $1,000 Tuition Rebate for Summer 2016 graduation
August 5 - 7Friday - Sunday, Commencement (TBA)
August 9 - 12Tuesday-Friday, Service and maintenance of electronic systems

Housing Information:
Residents will check INTO their residence hall on the day prior to their first class day.
Residents will check OUT of their residence hall within 24 hours of their last final exam.