2015-16 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 2015
March 3 Registration begins
April 15 Registration open to new transfer students
May 11-May 29 May term
May 25 Memorial Day
May 26 First 5-week session begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
June 5 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 8 Summer session begins
June 19 Summer session drop deadline (8 week session)
June 15 Summer session Petition to Graduate due
June 26 First 5-week session ends
June 29 Second 5-week session begins
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Holiday
July 17 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 31 Summer session ends
Aug. 1 Summer graduation date*
Aug. 7 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 2015
March 30 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
March 31 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 1 Full Registration begins
April 15 Registration open to new transfer students
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 21 First Day to log into Fall 1online classes
Aug. 24 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 24 Fall Semester Classes Start
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 4 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct 2 Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 12 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 23 Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
Oct. 19-23 Fall Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 Fall 2 Classes Start
Nov. 2 Registration for Spring 2016 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 3 Registration for Spring 2016 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 4 Full Registration for Spring 2016 Classes Begins
Nov 6 Fall 2 drop deadline
Dec. 4 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Nov. 20 Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 14-18 Final Exam Period
Dec. 18 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 18 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 19 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. 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 2016
Nov. 2 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 3 Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 4 Full Registration begins
Nov. 18 Registration open to new transfer students
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 8 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 Spring Semester Classes Start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 22 Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Feb. 8 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 19 Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
March 1 Registration begins for Summer session
March 4 Spring 1 Classes End
March 7-11 Spring Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 11 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 14 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 25 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
April 4 Registration begins for Fall 2016--St. Louis-area Seniors
April 5 Registration begins for Fall 2016--St. Louis-area Juniors
April 6 Full Registration begins for Fall 2016
April 8 Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
April 20 Registration for Fall 2016 classes open to new transfer students
April 22 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 6 Spring Semester Classes End
May 7 Commencement Ceremony
May 13 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 14 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 2015
March 5 Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
May 29 First Day to log into Summer online classes
May 25 Memorial Day
June 1 Summer session begins
June 8 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
June 12 Summer session drop deadline
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Holiday
July 10 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 31 Summer session ends
Aug. 1 Summer graduation date*
Aug. 7 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 2015
April 6 Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 14 First Day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 17 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 17 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 28 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 25 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 16 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 17 Fall 1 Graduation Date
Oct. 23 Final Fall 1 grades due from faculty
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 12 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 19 Fall 2 Classes Start
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2016 classes**
Oct. 30 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 18 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 19 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/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt)
Spring 2016
Oct. 26 Spring Registration begins**
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 1 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 4 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 4 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 15 Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb. 8 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
Feb. 12 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
Feb. 29 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
 March 3 Registration begins for Summer 2016 classes**
March 4 Spring 1 Classes End
March 5 Spring 1 Graduation Date
March 11 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 7-12 Spring Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 11 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 14 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 25 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
 April 11 Registration begins for Fall 2016 classes**
April 22 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 7 Commencement Ceremony
May 13 Spring 2 Classes End
May 14 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 20 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 2015
March 5 Registration begins
May 25 Memorial Day
varies^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
June 5 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 8 Summer session begins
June 19 Summer session drop deadline
June 15 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed)
July 4 U.S. Independence Day Holiday
July 17 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 31 Summer session ends
Aug. 1 Summer graduation date*
Aug. 8 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 2015
April 6 Registration begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 21 First Day to log into Fall 1online classes
Aug. 24 Fall 1 Classes Start
Aug. 24 Fall Semester Classes Start
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 4 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Oct 2 Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 12 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 Classes End
Oct. 23 Fall 1 Grades due from faculty
Oct. 19-23 Fall Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct 23 First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 26 Fall 2 Classes Start
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2016 classes
Nov 6 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 20 Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 4 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 18 Fall 2 Classes End
Dec. 18 Fall Semester Classes End
Dec. 19 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. 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 2016
Oct. 26 Registration begins
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 8 First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 Spring Semester Classes Start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 Classes Start
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 22 Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline
Feb. 8 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 19 Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline
March 3 Registration begins for Summer 2016 classes
March 4 Spring 1 Classes End
March 7-11 Spring Break
varies^ Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 11 First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 14 Spring 2 Classes Start
March 25 Spring 2 Drop Deadline
April 8 Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline
April 11 Registration begins for Fall 2016 classes
April 22 Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline
May 6 Spring Semester Classes End
May 7 Commencement Ceremony
May 13 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 14 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.