The Next Step for admitted freshmen

2015-2016 Calendar


Students in Campus



May 1: Tuition and housing
deposit form

July 1: Health information forms

July 1: Final official high school transcript

Transfer students:

June 1: Tuition and housing deposit form

July 1: Health information forms

May 1
Submit deposit. Accept financial aid package.

Receive information about roommate(s) and assigned residence hall.

June 14-15, 18-19, 21-22, 25-26
Preview: optional pre-orientation program

Early July
Receive tentative schedule for New Student and Family Orientation; receive information about refrigerator rentals, insurance, lofts, room sizes, etc.

Register for classes using CheckMarq

End of July
First-semester bill from the university posted to your account if you registered for classes in July; if you register for classes in August, your fall semester bill will be posted in early September

Early August
Receive housing contract from the Office of Residence Life; credit for advanced placement, international baccalaureate work or college course work posted to your CheckMarq account (go to the bulletin for credit policy)

August 26
Orientation begins

August 31
First day of classes

September 7
Labor Day holiday

October 2-4
Family Weekend

October 22-25
Mid-term break; classes excused

November 25-29
Thanksgiving holiday; classes excused

December 14-19
Final exams

December 20 – January 17
Christmas break; classes excused

January 18, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday; classes excused

January 19
Classes resume

March 8-15
Spring break;

March 17-28
Spring break and Easter holiday

May 9-14
Final exams