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
  Summer session drop deadline (8 week session)
  Summer session Petition to Graduate due
July 1 First 5-week session ends
July 4 Second 5-week session begins
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
  Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 29 Summer session ends
Aug. 5 Second 5-week session ends
Aug. 6 Summer graduation date*
  Final grades due from faculty (8-week session)

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
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
  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
  Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
  Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Webster Works Worldwide
  Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 14 Fall 1 Classes End
  Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
Oct. 17-21 Fall Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
  First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 24 Fall 2 Classes Start
  Registration for Spring 2016 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
  Registration for Spring 2016 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
  Full Registration for Spring 2016 Classes Begins
  Fall 2 drop deadline
  Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
  Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break
  Final Exam Period
Dec. 16 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 16 Fall Semester Classes End
  Fall Semester Graduation Date*
  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. 12.

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
  Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
  Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
  Full Registration begins
  Registration open to new transfer students
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
  First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan 16 Spring Semester Classes Start
Jan. 16 Spring 1 Classes Start
  Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
  Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
  Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Registration begins for Summer session
  Spring 1 Classes End
  Spring Break
  Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
  First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
  Spring 2 Classes Start
  Spring 2 Drop Deadline
  Registration begins for Fall 2016--St. Louis-area Seniors
  Registration begins for Fall 2016--St. Louis-area Juniors
  Full Registration begins for Fall 2016
  Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
  Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
  Spring Semester Classes End
  Commencement Ceremony
  Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
  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 October 12.

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/ 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
  Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
  Summer session drop deadline
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
  Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 29 Summer session ends
Aug. 6 Summer graduation date*
  Final 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/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Fall 2016
April 11 Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
  First Day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 15 Fall 1 Classes Start
  Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
  Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 5 Labor Day Holiday
  Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
  Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 14 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 15 Fall 1 Graduation Date
  Final Fall 1 grades due from faculty
  Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
  Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
  First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 17 Fall 2 Classes Start
  Registration begins for Spring 2016 classes**
  Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break
  Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 16 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 17 Fall 2 Graduation Date*
  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/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Spring 2017
  Spring Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
  First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
  Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
jan. 9 Spring 1 Classes Start
  Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
  Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
  Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
  Registration begins for Summer 2016 classes**
March 10 Spring 1 Classes End
March 11 Spring 1 Graduation Date
  Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 13-17 Spring Break
  Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
  First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 20 Spring 2 Classes Start
  Spring 2 Drop Deadline
  Registration begins for Fall 2016 classes**
  Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
  Commencement Ceremony
May 19 Spring 2 Classes End
May 20 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
  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
  First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 6 Summer session begins
  Summer session drop deadline
  Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
  Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 29 Summer session ends
Aug. 6 Summer graduation date*
  Final grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit aPetition 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
  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
  Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
  Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Webster Works Worldwide
  Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 14 Fall 1 Classes End
  Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
Oct. 17-21 Fall Break
  Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
  First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 24 Fall 2 Classes Start
  Registration begins for Spring 2016 classes
  Fall 2 drop deadline
  Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Break
  Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 16 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 16 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 17 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
  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. 12.

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
  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
  Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
  Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
  Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  Registration begins for Summer 2017 classes
March 10 Spring 1 Classes End
March 13-17 Spring Break
  Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
  First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 20 Spring 2 Classes Start
  Spring 2 Drop Deadline
  Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
  Registration begins for Fall 2017 classes
  Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 12 Spring 2 Classes End
May 12 Spring Semester Classes End
May 13 Commencement Ceremony
  Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
  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 Feb. 8.

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.