2016-17 Academic Calendar

U.S. Campuses

Undergraduate

Graduate (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)

Graduate (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)


UNDERGRADUATE
Summer 2016
March 1 Registration begins
March 15 Registration open to new transfer students
May 9-May 27 May term
May 30 Memorial Day
May 30 First 5-week session begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
June 3 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 6 Summer session begins
June 13 Summer session Petition to Graduate due
June 17 Summer session drop deadline (8 week session)
July 1 First 5-week session ends
July 4 Second 5-week session begins
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 15 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 29 Summer session ends
Aug. 5 Second 5-week session ends
Aug. 5 Final grades due from faculty (8-week session)
Aug. 6 Summer graduation date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Fall 2016
April 4 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 5 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 6 Full Registration begins
April 20 Registration open to new transfer students
Aug. 19 First Day to log into Fall 1 online classes
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 22 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 22 Fall Semester Classes Start
Sept. 2 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 5 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 30 Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
Oct. 5 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 14 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 14 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 17-21 Fall Break
Oct. 21 Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 21 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 24 Fall 2 Classes Start
Oct. 31 Registration for Spring 2017 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 1 Registration for Spring 2017 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 2 Full Registration for Spring 2017 Classes Begins
Nov. 4 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 16 Registration for Spring 2017 classes open to new transfer students
Nov. 18 Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 2 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 12-16 Final Exam Period
Dec. 16 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 16 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 17 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Final Fall semester/ Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 14.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Spring 2017
Oct. 31, 2016 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 1, 2016 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 2, 2016 Full Registration begins
Nov. 16, 2016 Registration open to new transfer students
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 13 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 16 Spring Semester Classes Start
Jan. 16 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 27 Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Feb. 13 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 24 Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
Feb. 28 Registration begins for Summer session
March 10 Spring 1 Classes End
March 13-17 Spring Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 17 Grades due for Spring 1
March 17 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 20 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 31 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
April 3 Registration begins for Fall 2017--St. Louis-area Seniors
April 4 Registration begins for Fall 2017--St. Louis-area Juniors
April 5 Full Registration begins for Fall 2017
April 7 Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
April 19 Registration for Fall 2017 classes open to new transfer students
April 28 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 8-12 Final Exam Week
May 12 Spring 2/Spring Semester Classes End
May 13 Commencement Ceremony
May 19 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 20 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by .

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.

 

GRADUATE (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MMkt/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Summer 2016
March 3 Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
May 27 First Day to log into Summer online classes
May 30 Memorial Day
May 30 Summer session begins
June 6 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
June 10 Summer session drop deadline
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 8 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 29 Summer session ends
Aug. 5 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 6 Summer graduation date*

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MMkt/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Fall 2016
April 11 Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 12 First Day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 15 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 15 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 26 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 5 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 23 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 5 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 14 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 15 Fall 1 Graduation Date
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 10 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 14 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 17 Fall 2 Classes Start
Oct. 24 Registration begins for Spring 2017 classes**
Oct. 21 Final Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 28 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 25 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 16 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 17 Fall 2 Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/ MS/ MBA/ MMkt/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Spring 2017
Oct. 24, 2016 Spring Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 6 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 9 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 9 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 20 Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Feb. 13 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
Feb. 17 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 2 Registration begins for Summer 2017 classes**
March 10 Spring 1 Classes End
March 11 Spring 1 Graduation Date*
March 13-17 Spring Break
March 17 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 17 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 20 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 20 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
March 31 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
April 10 Registration begins for Fall 2017 classes**
April 28 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 13 Commencement Ceremony
May 19 Spring 2 Classes End
May 20 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 26 Spring 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


 

GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Summer 2016
March 3 Registration begins
May 30 Memorial Day
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
June 3 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 6 Summer session begins
June 13 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
June 17 Summer session drop deadline
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 15 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 29 Summer session ends
Aug. 5 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 6 Summer graduation date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Fall 2016
April 11 Registration begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 15 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 19 First Day to log into Fall 1online classes
Aug. 22 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 22 Fall Semester Classes Start
Sept. 5 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 2 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 30 Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
Oct. 5 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 10 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 14 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 14 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 15 Fall 1 Graduation Date
Oct. 17-21 Fall Break
Oct. 21 Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 21 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 24 Fall 2 Classes Start
Oct. 24 Registration begins for Spring 2017 classes
Nov. 4 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 18 Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 2 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 16 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 16 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 17 Fall 2/Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Final Fall semester/ Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 14.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Spring 2017
  Registration begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 9 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 13 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 16 Spring Semester Classes Start
Jan. 16 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 27 Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Feb. 13 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 24 Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
March 2 Registration begins for Summer 2017 classes
March 10 Spring 1 Classes End
March 11 Spring 1 Graduation Date*
March 13-17 Spring Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 17 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 20 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
March 20 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 31 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
April 10 Registration begins for Fall 2017 classes
April 14 Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
April 28 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 12 Spring 2 Classes End
May 12 Spring Semester Classes End
May 13 Commencement Ceremony
May 19 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 20 Spring 2/Spring Semester Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate .

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.