Academic Calendar

Overview

You’ll have access to a wide range of classes and academic events here at Quinnipiac. Keep up to date with our academic calendar.

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Summer Term 2016

Term

Start Date

5-Week End Date

7-Week End Date

Summer I

May 23

June 24

July 8

Summer II

July 11

August 12

The university reserves the right to revise this calendar.

University closed Monday, July 4, 2016.

Fall 2016

Date

Day

Event

Aug. 20

Saturday

New graduate and online student orientation

Aug. 24-28

Wed-Sun

New undergraduate student orientation and welcome weekend

Aug. 29

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; Online classes begin for Fall 1

Sept. 2

Friday

Last day for late registration/schedule changes

Sept. 5

Monday

Labor Day-University holiday; no classes

Sept. 10

Saturday

All Saturday classes begin

Sept. 23

Friday

Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from Aug. 29 - Oct. 15 classes

Sept. 24

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

Oct. 7-8

Fri-Sat

Alumni Weekend

Oct. 10-15

Mon-Sat

Midterm examination period for 100-level courses

Oct. 12

Wednesday

Yom Kippur-University holiday; no classes

Oct. 14-16

Fri-Sun

Parents & Family Weekend

Oct. 22

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

Oct. 24

Monday

Online classes begin for Fall 2

Oct. 26

Wednesday

Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

Nov. 4

Friday

Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate classes (15 week) with a grade of "W"

Nov. 12

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

Nov. 18

Friday

Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from Oct. 24 - Dec. 12 classes

Nov. 21-26

No classes

Nov. 24-25

Thurs-Fri

Thanksgiving holiday-University closed

Dec. 3

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

Dec. 10

Saturday

 

Undergraduate and graduate classes end

Dec. 12-17

Mon-Sat

Final examination period-undergraduate and graduate classes

Dec. 19

Monday

Final grades due

Dec. 23-Jan. 2

Fri-Mon

University closed

January Term 2017

Date

Day

Event

Jan. 3

Tuesday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

Jan. 16

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day-University holiday; no classes*

Jan. 20

Friday

Classes end; Final examinations

Jan. 24

Monday

Final grades due

Spring 2017

Date

Day

Event

Jan. 19-20

Thurs-Fri

New undergraduate student orientation

Jan. 21

Saturday

New graduate and online student orientation

Jan. 23

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; Online classes begin Spring 1

Jan. 27

Friday

Last day for late registration or schedule changes

Jan. 28

Saturday

Saturday classes begin

Feb. 17

Friday

Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from Jan. 23 - March 6 classes

March  5 

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

Mar 6-Mar 11

Mon-Sat

Midterm examination period for 100-level courses

March 13-18

Mon-Sat

Undergraduate and graduate spring recess

March 20

Mon

Online classes begin Spring 2

March 22

Wed

Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

March 31

Friday

Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate classes (15 week) with a grade of "W"

April 1-2

Sat-Sun

Admitted Student Days

April 7

Friday

Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" from March 20 - May 6 classes

April 14

Friday

Good Friday-University holiday; no classes*

April 29

Saturday

Undergraduate Award Ceremony

May 6

Saturday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end

May 8-13

Mon-Sat

Final examination period-undergraduate and graduate classes

May 13

Saturday

Graduate Commencement

May 15

Monday

Final grades due

May 20-21

Sat-Sun

Undergraduate Commencement

May 22

Monday

New graduate student orientation

May 29

Monday

Memorial Day-University holiday; no classes*

June 4

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

June 8-9

Thurs-Fri

New Student Orientation, session one

June 12-13

Mon-Tues

New Student Orientation, session two

June 14

Wednesday

Transfer Student Orientation

June 15-16

Thurs-Fri

New Student Orientation, session three

June 19-20

Thurs-Fri

New Student Orientation, session four

Summer Term 2017

Term

Start Date

5-Week End Date

7-Week End Date

Summer I

May 22

June 23

July 7

Summer II

July 10

August 11

August 25

University closed Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

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