Sep 20, 2018  
2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Purdue University Academic Calendar 2015-16 West Lafayette

2015 Fall Semester (201610)
AUGUST 2015      
Monday 24 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 31 Last day to register without a late fee 5:00 p.m.
       
SEPTEMBER      
Monday 7 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
Monday 7 LABOR DAY (No Classes)  
Monday 21 Last day to withdraw a course with a grade of W or to add/modify a course with instructor and advisor signature 5:00 p.m.
       
OCTOBER      
Monday 5 Last day for grade correction for spring semester 2014-15 and 2015 summer session 5:00 p.m.
Mon-Tues 12-13 OCTOBER BREAK  
Wednesday 21 Second Eight-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday 28 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 28 Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
       
NOVEMBER      
Wed-Sat 25-28 THANKSGIVING VACATION  
       
DECEMBER      
Saturday 12 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
Mon-Sat 14-19 FINAL EXAMS 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 19 SEMESTER ENDS 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 19 Deadline for pending incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 20 COMMENCEMENT (1st Div.)
COMMENCEMENT (2nd Div.)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
Tuesday 22 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.

 

2016 SPRING SEMESTER (201620)
JANUARY 2016      
Monday 11 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 18 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (No Classes)  
Tuesday 19 Last day for registration without late fee 5:00 p.m.
Monday 25 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
       
FEBRUARY      
Monday 8 Last day to withdraw a course with a grade of W or to add/modify a course with instructor and advisor signature 5:00 p.m.
Monday 22 Last day for grade correction for fall semester 2015 5:00 p.m.
       
MARCH      
Monday 7 Second Eight-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Friday 11 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Friday 11 Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor, and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
Mon-Sat 14-19 SPRING VACATION  
       
APRIL      
Saturday 30 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
       
MAY      
Mon-Sat 2-7 FINAL EXAMS 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 7 SEMESTER ENDS  
Saturday 7 Deadline for pending incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.
Friday 13^ COMMENCEMENT (1st Division) **
COMMENCEMENT (2nd Division)
4:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Saturday 14 COMMENCEMENT (3rd Division)
COMMENCEMENT (4th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
Sunday 15 COMMENCEMENT (5th Division)
COMMENCEMENT (6th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
**Subject to change      

 

2016 SUMMER SESSION (201630)
MAY      
Monday 16 FIRST 6-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Monday 16 4-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Monday 30 MEMORIAL DAY (No Classes)  
       
JUNE      
Friday 10 4-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 13 8-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Friday 24 FIRST 6-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 27 SECOND 6-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
       
JULY      
Monday 4 INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY OBSERVED (No Classes)  
       
AUGUST      
Friday 5 SECOND 6-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 5 8-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 6 COMMENCEMENT 9:30 a.m.
*Summer grades due by 5:00 p.m. of the second working day after the end of each module

TENTATIVE DATES FOR 2016-17

FALL SEMESTER
August 22 - December 17, 2016
Labor Day September 5 (Monday)
October Break October 10-11 (Mon-Tues)
Thanksgiving Vacation November 23-26 (Wed-Sat)
Commencement December 18 (Sunday)
   
SPRING SEMESTER
January 19 - May 6, 2017
M. L. King Jr. Day January 16 (Monday)
Spring Vacation March 13-18 (Mon-Sat)
Commencement May 12, 13, 14 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
   
SUMMER SESSION
May 15 - August 4, 2017
Memorial Day May 29 (Monday)
Independence Day July 4 (Tuesday)
Commencement August 5 (Saturday)

^Revised (02/16)