Academic Calendar | College of Arts & Sciences

This 2015-2016 Academic Calendar (pdf) applies to the College of Arts and Sciences (Forest Grove Campus). The Arts & Sciences finals schedule is available separately along with other academic resources.

 

2015 Summer Term

July

Jul. 4 Independence Day (no courses held)
Jul. 13 First day of courses for Term III
  Courses conclude on the date printed in the schedule

  

2015 Fall Semester

August

Aug. 9-27 (tentative)  Optional Voyage trips for new students
Aug. 26-28  International Student Orientation
*students should consult with Admissions
Aug. 27 New Student Orientation begins
Aug. 27 Convocation
Aug. 31 First day of courses

September

Sept. 4 Last day for New Student Registration
Sept. 4 Last day to add 1st half semester courses
Sept. 4 Last day to drop 1st half semester courses with no record
Sept. 7 Labor Day (no courses held)
Sept. 14 Last day to add full semester courses
Sept. 14  Last day to drop full semester courses with no record
Sept. 30 Last day to withdraw from 1st half semester courses

October

Oct. 9 All-Faculty Conference / Fall Break (no courses held)
Oct. 16 Last day of 1st half semester courses
Oct. 19-23 Final Examinations for 1st half semester courses
Oct. 19 First day of 2nd half semester courses
Oct. 19 Last day to add 2nd half semester courses
Oct. 19 (tentative) Advising for current students begins for Winter Term and Spring Semester
Oct. 23 Last day to drop 2nd half semester courses with no record

November

Nov. 9 Last day to withdraw from full semester courses
Nov. 13 (tentative) Advising for current students ends for Winter Term and Spring Semester
Nov. 18 Last day to withdraw from 2nd half semester courses
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (no courses held)

December

Dec. 8 Last day of courses
Dec. 9 Reading Day
Dec. 10-11 Final Examinations
Dec. 14-16 Final Examinations

2016 Winter Term

January

Jan.11 First day of courses
Jan. 12 Last day to add courses
Jan. 12 Last day to drop courses with no record
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Day (no courses held)
Jan. 19 Last day to withdraw from courses
Jan. 25 Last day of courses
Jan. 26 Final Examinations
January TBA International Student Orientation
Jan. 29 New Student Orientation

2016 Spring Semester

February

Feb. 1 First day of courses
Feb. 5 Last day for New Student Registration
Feb. 5 Last day to add 1st half semester courses
Feb. 5 Last day to drop 1st half semester courses with no record
Feb. 12 Last day to add full semester courses
Feb. 12 Last day to drop full semester courses with no record

March

Mar. 2 Last day to withdraw from 1st half semester courses
Mar. 16 Last day of 1st half semester courses
Mar. 17-18 Final Examinations for 1st half semester courses
Mar. 19-27 Spring Break (no courses held)
Mar. 28 First day of 2nd half semester courses

April

Apr. 1 Last day to add 2nd half semester courses
Apr. 1 Last day to drop 2nd half semester courses with no record
Apr . 4 (tentative) Advising begins for current students for Summer Term and Fall Semester
Apr. 15 Last day to withdraw from full semester courses
Apr. 27 Last day to withdraw from 2nd half semester courses
Apr. 27 Senior Projects Day (no courses held)
Apr. 29 (tentative) Advising Ends for current students for Summer Term and Fall Semester

 

May

May 10 Last day of courses
May 11 Reading Day
May 12-14 Final Examinations
May 16-17 Final Examinations
May 21 Commencement

2016 Summer Term

May

May 23 First day of courses for Term I
May 30 Memorial Day (no courses held)
  Courses conclude on the date printed in the schedule

June

Jun. 13 First day of courses for Term II
  Courses conclude on the date printed in the schedule

July

Jul. 4 Independence Day (no courses held)
Jul. 11 First day of courses for Term III
  Courses conclude on the date printed in the schedule