Aug 16, 2018  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Purdue University Academic Calendar 2016-17 West Lafayette

2016 Fall Semester (201710)
AUGUST 2016      
Monday 22 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 29 Last day to register without a late fee 5:00 p.m.
       
SEPTEMBER      
Monday 5 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
Monday 5 LABOR DAY (No Classes)  
Monday 19 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 3 Last day for grade correction for spring semester 2015-16 and 2016 summer session 5:00 p.m.
Mon-Tues 10-11 OCTOBER BREAK  
Wednesday 19 Second Eight-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Wednesday 26 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 26 Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
       
NOVEMBER      
Wed-Sat 23-26 THANKSGIVING VACATION  
       
DECEMBER      
Saturday 10 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
Mon-Sat 12-17 FINAL EXAMS 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 17 SEMESTER ENDS 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 17 Deadline for pending incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 18 COMMENCEMENT (1st Div.)
COMMENCEMENT (2nd Div.)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
Tuesday 20 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.

 

2017 SPRING SEMESTER (201720)
JANUARY 2016      
Monday 9 CLASSES BEGIN 7:30 a.m.
Monday 16 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (No Classes)  
Tuesday 17 Last day for registration without late fee 5:00 p.m.
Monday 23 Last day to cancel a course assignment without it appearing on record  
       
FEBRUARY      
Monday 6 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 20 Last day for grade correction for fall semester 2016 5:00 p.m.
       
MARCH      
Monday 6 Second Eight-Week Courses Begin 7:30 a.m.
Friday 10^ Last day to withdraw from a course with a W or WF grade 5:00 p.m.
Friday 10^ Last day to add/modify a course with instructor, advisor, and department head signatures 5:00 p.m.
Mon-Sat 13-18 SPRING VACATION  
       
APRIL      
Saturday 29 CLASSES END 12:20 p.m.
       
MAY      
Mon-Sat 1-6 FINAL EXAMS 8:00 a.m.
Saturday 6 SEMESTER ENDS  
Saturday 6 Deadline for pending incomplete grades to become failing grades 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9 GRADES DUE 5:00 p.m.
Friday 12 COMMENCEMENT (1st Division) **
COMMENCEMENT (2nd Division)
4:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Saturday 13 COMMENCEMENT (3rd Division)
COMMENCEMENT (4th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
Sunday 14 COMMENCEMENT (5th Division)
COMMENCEMENT (6th Division)
9:30 a.m.
2:30 p.m.
    **Subject to change  

 

2017 SUMMER SESSION (201730)
MAY      
Monday 15 FIRST 6-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Monday 15 4-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Monday 29 MEMORIAL DAY (No Classes)  
       
JUNE      
Friday 9 4-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 12 8-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
Friday 23 FIRST 6-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Monday 26 SECOND 6-WEEK MODULE BEGINS 7:30 a.m.
       
JULY      
Tuesday 4 INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY OBSERVED (No Classes)  
       
AUGUST      
Friday 4 SECOND 6-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Friday 4 8-WEEK MODULE ENDS* 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 5 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 2017-18

FALL SEMESTER
August 21 - December 16, 2017
Labor Day September 4 (Monday)
October Break October 9-10 (Mon-Tues)
Thanksgiving Vacation November 22-25 (Wed-Sat)
Commencement December 17 (Sunday)
   
SPRING SEMESTER
January 8 - May 5, 2018
M. L. King Jr. Day January 15 (Monday)
Spring Vacation March 12-17 (Mon-Sat)
Commencement May 11, 12, 13 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
   
SUMMER SESSION
May 14 - August 3, 2018
Memorial Day May 28 (Monday)
Independence Day July 4 (Wednesday)
Commencement August 4 (Saturday)

^Revised (02/16)