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  Feb 23, 2018
 
 
    
2016 - 2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester   2015   2016   2017
Classes Begin 8 a.m.   Aug. 31   Aug. 29   Aug. 28
Thanksgiving Break*   Nov. 21-29   Nov. 19-27   Nov. 18-26
No Classes            
Last Day of Classes   Dec. 11   Dec. 9   Dec. 8
Final Exams   Dec. 14-17   Dec. 12-15   Dec. 11-14
Commencement   Dec. 19   Dec. 17   Dec. 16
             
Wintermester   2016   2017   2018
Classes Being   Dec. 22        
Last Day of Classes/Exams   Jan. 15        
             
Spring Semester   2016   2017   2018
Classes Begin 8 a.m.   Jan. 19   Jan. 17   Jan. 16
Spring Break No Classes   March 5-13   March 4-12   March 3-11
Last Day of Classes   April 29   April 28   April 27
Final Exams   May 2-5   May 1-4   April 30-May 3
Commencement    May 7   May 6    May 5
             
Maymester   2016   2017   2018
Classes Begin   May 16   May 15   May 14
Memorial Day No Classes   May 30   May 29   May 28
Last Day of Classes   June 3   June 2   June 1
Final Exams   June 4   June 3   June 2
             
Summer Session I    2016   2017   2018
Classes Begin   May 16   May 15   May 14
Memorial Day No Classes   May 30   May 29   May 28
Last Day of Classes   June 16   June 15   June 14
Final Exams   June 17-18   June 16-17   June 15-16
             
Summer Session II   2016   2017   2018
Classes Begin   June 27   June 26   June 25
Independence Day   July 4   July 4   July 4
Observed No Classes            
Last Day of Classes   July 28   July 27   July 26
Final Exams   July 29-30   July 28-29   July 27-28
             
Summer Session III    2016   2017   2018
Classes Begin   May 16   May 15   May 14
Memorial Day No Classes   May 30   May 29   May 28
Independence Day   July 4   July 4   July 4
Observed No Classes            
Last Day of Classes   July 28   July 27   July 26
Final Exams   July 29-30   July 28-29   July 27-28

Summer Session may include both a Maymester and Summer Session III term. Maymester is a three-week term beginning on the same day as Summer Session I. Summer Session III is an 11-week long term spanning both Summer Session I and Summer Session II. The dates are tentative and subject to change.

*Thanksgiving Break begins after classes end on the Saturday before Thanksgiving and includes the Sunday after Thanksgiving Day. Residence halls will close at noon on the Saturday before Thanksgiving Day. However, those students who have Saturday classes have until 5 p.m. to vacate the residence halls.

For a more detailed version of the Academic Calendar, visit: http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/academics/courses-and-schedules/calendar.html