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

Below you will find the Academic Calendar for the entire 2016-2017 year. For the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar, please visit the University catalog.

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

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

Tuesday

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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