2015-16 Academic Calendar

U.S. Campuses


Summer 2015

Fall 2015

Spring 2016


Summer 2015
UNDERGRADUATE

  • Registration begins:  March 3
  • Registration open to new transfer students: April 15
  • May term:  May 11-May 29
  • Memorial Day:  May 25
  • First 5-week session begins:  May 26
  • Final Day to register for Summer online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Summer online classes:  June 5
  • Summer session begins:  June 8
  • Summer session drop deadline (8 week session): 19
  • Summer session Petition to Graduate due: June 15
  • First 5-week session ends:  June 26
  • Second 5-week session begins:  June 29
  • U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed):  July 3
  • U.S. Independence Day Holiday:  July 4
  • Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session): July 17
  • Summer session ends:  July 31
  • Summer graduation date*:  Aug. 1
  • Final grades due from faculty (8-week session): Aug. 7

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.

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Summer 2015
GRADUATE

MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt

  • Registration begins**:  March 5
  • Final Day to register for Summer online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Summer online classes:  May 29
  • Memorial Day:  May 25
  • Summer session begins:  June 1
  • Summer Petition to Graduate forms due:  June 8
  • Summer session drop deadline:  June 12
  • U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed):  July 3
  • U.S. Independence Day Holiday:  July 4
  • Summer session withdrawal deadline: July 10
  • Summer session ends:  July 31
  • Summer graduation date*:  Aug. 1
  • Final grades due from faculty:  Aug. 7

**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.

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Summer 2015
GRADUATE

School of Education MA/MAT/EdS;
MFA/MM/MSN

  • Registration begins:  March 5
  • Memorial Day:  May 25
  • Final Day to register for Summer online classes: varies^
  • First Day to log into Summer online classes:  June 5
  • Summer session begins:  June 8
  • Summer session drop deadline:  June 19
  • Summer Petition to Graduate forms due: June 15
  • U.S. Independence Day Observed (campuses closed):  July 3
  • U.S. Independence Day Holiday:  July 4
  • Summer session withdrawal deadline: July 17
  • Summer session ends:  July 31
  • Summer graduation date*:  Aug. 1
  • Final grades due from faculty: Aug. 8

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.

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Fall 2015
UNDERGRADUATE

  • Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors:  March 30
  • Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors:  March 31
  • Full Registration begins:  April 1
  • Registration open to new transfer students:  April 15
  • Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Fall 1online classes:  Aug. 21
  • Fall 1 Classes Start:  Aug. 24
  • Fall Semester Classes Start:  Aug. 24
  • Labor Day Holiday:  Sept. 7
  • Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline:  Sept. 4
  • Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline: Oct 2
  • Webster Works Worldwide:  Oct. 7
  • Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due:  Oct. 12
  • Fall 1 Classes End:  Oct. 16
  • Fall 1 Grades due from faculty:  Oct. 23

  • Fall Break:  Oct. 19-23

  • Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes:  Oct. 23
  • Fall 2 Classes Start:  Oct. 26
  • Registration for Spring 2015 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Seniors: Nov. 2
  • Registration for Spring 2014 Classes Begins for St. Louis-area Juniors: Nov. 3
  • Full Registration for Spring 2015 Classes Begins: Nov. 4
  • Fall 2 drop deadline:  Nov 6
  • Fall 2 withdrawal deadline:  Dec. 4
  • Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline:  Nov. 20
  • Thanksgiving Break:  Nov. 26-27
  • Final Exam Period:  Dec. 14-18
  • Fall 2 Classes End:  Dec. 18
  • Fall Semester Classes End:  Dec. 18
  • Fall Semester Graduation Date*:  Dec. 19
  • Final Fall semester/ Fall 2 grades due from faculty:  Dec. 31

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.

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Fall 2015
GRADUATE

MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt

  • Registration begins**:  April 6
  • Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Fall 1 online classes:  Aug. 14
  • Fall 1 Classes Start:  Aug. 17
  • Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due:  Aug. 17
  • Fall 1 drop deadline:  Aug. 28
  • Labor Day Holiday:  Sept. 7
  • Fall 1 withdrawal deadline:  Sept. 25
  • Webster Works Worldwide:  Oct. 7
  • Fall 1 Classes End:  Oct. 16
  • Fall 1 Graduation Date:  Oct. 17
  • Final Fall 1 grades due from faculty:  Oct. 23
  • Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes:  varies^
  • Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due:  Oct. 12
  • First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes:  Oct. 16
  • Fall 2 Classes Start:  Oct. 19
  • Registration begins for Spring 2015 classes**:  Oct. 26
  • Fall 2 drop deadline:  Oct. 30
  • Thanksgiving Break:  Nov. 26-27
  • Fall 2 withdrawal deadline:  Nov. 27
  • Fall 2 Classes End:  Dec. 18
  • Fall 2 Graduation Date*:  Dec. 19
  • Fall 2 grades due from faculty:  Dec. 31

**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.

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Fall 2015
GRADUATE

School of Education MA/MAT/EdS;
MFA/MM/MSN

  • Registration begins:  April 6
  • Final Day to register for Fall 1 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Fall 1online classes:  Aug. 21
  • Fall 1 Classes Start:  Aug. 24
  • Fall Semester Classes Start:  Aug. 24
  • Labor Day Holiday:  Sept. 7
  • Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline:  Sept. 4
  • Fall 1 Withdrawal Deadline: Oct 2
  • Webster Works Worldwide:  Oct. 7
  • Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due:  Oct. 12
  • Fall 1 Classes End:  Oct. 16
  • Fall 1 Grades due from faculty:  Oct. 23

  • Fall Break:  Oct. 19-23
  • Final Day to register for Fall 2 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Fall 2 online classes:  Oct 23
  • Fall 2 Classes Start:  Oct. 26
  • Registration begins for Spring 2015 classes:  Oct. 26
  • Fall 2 drop deadline:  Nov 6
  • Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline:  Nov. 20
  • Thanksgiving Break:  Nov. 26-27
  • Fall 2 withdrawal deadline:  Dec. 4
  • Fall 2 Classes End:  Dec. 18
  • Fall Semester Classes End:  Dec. 18
  • Fall Semester Graduation Date*:  Dec. 19
  • Final Fall semester/ Fall 2 grades due from faculty:  Dec. 31

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.

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Spring 2016
UNDERGRADUATE

  • Registration begins for St. Louis-area Seniors: Nov. 2
  • Registration begins for St. Louis-area Juniors: Nov. 3
  • Full Registration begins: Nov. 4
  • Registration open to new transfer students: Nov. 18
  • Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes:  Jan. 8
  • Spring Semester Classes Start:  Jan. 11
  • Spring 1 Classes Start:  Jan. 11
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  Jan. 18
  • Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline:  Jan. 22
  • Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due:  Feb. 8
  • Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline: Feb. 19
  • Registration begins for Summer session:  March 1
  • Spring 1 Classes End:  March 4
  • Spring Break:  March 7-11
  • Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes:  March 11
  • Spring 2 Classes Start:  March 14
  • Spring 2 Drop Deadline: March 25
  • Registration begins for Fall 2016--St. Louis-area Seniors: April 4
  • Registration begins for Fall 2016--St. Louis-area Juniors: April 5
  • Full Registration begins for Fall 2016: April 6
  • Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline:  April 8
  • Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline: April 22
  • Spring Semester Classes End:  May 6
  • Commencement Ceremony:  May 7
  • Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty:  May 13
  • Spring Graduation Date*:  May 14

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.

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Spring 2016
GRADUATE

MA/ MS/ MBA/ MHA /MPA/ DMgt

  • Spring Registration begins**:  Oct. 26
  • Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes:  Jan. 1
  • Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due:  Jan. 4
  • Spring 1 Classes Start:  Jan. 4
  • Spring 1 Drop Deadline:  Jan. 15
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  Jan. 18
  • Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement):  Feb. 8
  • Spring 1 withdrawal deadline:  Feb. 12
  • Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due:  Feb. 29
  • Registration begins for Summer 2016 classes**: March 3
  • Spring 1 Classes End:  March 4
  • Spring 1 Graduation Date:  March 5
  • Spring 1 grades due from faculty:  March 11
  • Spring Break:  March 7-12
  • Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes:  March 11
  • Spring 2 Classes Start:  March 14
  • Spring 2 Drop Deadline:  March 25
  • Registration begins for Fall 2016 classes**: April 11
  • Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline:  April 22
  • Commencement Ceremony:  May 7
  • Spring 2 Classes End:  May 13
  • Spring 2 Graduation Date*:  May 14
  • Spring 2 grades due from faculty:  May 20

**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.

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Spring 2016
GRADUATE

School of Education MA/MAT/EdS;
MFA/MM/MSN

  • Registration begins:  Oct. 26
  • Final Day to register for Spring 1 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Spring 1 online classes:  Jan. 8
  • Spring Semester Classes Start:  Jan. 11
  • Spring 1 Classes Start:  Jan. 11
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  Jan. 18
  • Spring Semester/Spring 1 Drop Deadline:  Jan. 22
  • Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due:  Feb. 8
  • Spring 1 Withdrawal Deadline: Feb. 19
  • Registration begins for Summer 2016 classes: March 3
  • Spring 1 Classes End:  March 4
  • Spring Break:  March 7-11
  • Final Day to register for Spring 2 online classes:  varies^
  • First Day to log into Spring 2 online classes:  March 11
  • Spring 2 Classes Start:  March 14
  • Spring 2 Drop Deadline: March 25
  • Spring Semester Withdrawal Deadline:  April 8
  • Registration begins for Fall 2016 classes: April 11
  • Spring 2 Withdrawal Deadline: April 22
  • Spring Semester Classes End:  May 6
  • Commencement Ceremony:  May 7
  • Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty:  May 13
  • Spring Graduation Date*:  May 14

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.

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

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