2016-17 Academic Calendar

August Interim 2016  
BeginsSaturdayJuly 30
EndsSaturdayAugust 13
Fall Semester 2016  
Freshmen Move-in DayWednesdayAugust 17
Truman Transformation BeginsWednesdayAugust 17
Classes BeginMondayAugust 22
Labor Day (University Closed)MondaySeptember 5
First Block Classes EndTuesdayOctober 11
Second Block Classes BeginWednesdayOctober 12
Midterm BreakThursday-FridayOctober 13-14
Thanksgiving BreakMonday-FridayNovember 21-25
Last Day of ClassesFridayDecember 9
Finals StartMondayDecember 12
Reading DayWednesdayDecember 14
Finals EndFridayDecember 16
CommencementSaturdayDecember 17, 11 a.m.
Winter Interim 2016-17  
BeginsSaturdayDecember 17
EndsSaturdayJanuary 14
Spring Semester 2017  
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed)Monday January 16
Classes BeginTuesdayJanuary 17
First Block Classes EndWednesdayMarch 8
Second Block Classes BeginThursdayMarch 9
Spring BreakMonday-FridayMarch 13-17
Term BreakMondayApril 17 (ends at 5 p.m.)
Student Research ConferenceThursdayApril 20
Last Day of ClassesFridayMay 5
Finals StartMondayMay 8
Reading DayWednesdayMay 10
Finals EndFridayMay 12
CommencementSaturdayMay 13, 2 p.m.
May Interim 2017  
BeginsSaturdayMay 13
EndsSaturdayMay 27
Summer Session 2017  
Memorial Day (University Closed)MondayMay 29
First Five-Week & Ten-Week Classes BeginTuesdayMay 30
Eight-Week Classes BeginMondayJune 5
First Five-Week Classes EndFridayJune 30
Second Five-Week Classes BeginMondayJuly 3
Independence Day Holiday (University Closed)TuesdayJuly 4
Eight-Week Classes EndFridayJuly 28
Second Five-Week & Ten-Week Classes EndFridayAugust 4