2016-2017 Academic Calendar

2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Spring 2017 Semester (16 weeks)
SP – Term Residence Hall Check-in New/Transfer Students Jan. 6
The St. Thomas University Experience Spring Semester Jan. 7
SP & A1 - Term Residence Hall Check-in Returning Students Jan 7-8
Academic Advising & Student Planning for Summer and Fall Terms: A3, S1, S3 & S6 & Fall A6, A7 & FL Feb. 6 – March 24
Registration for A3, S1, S3, S6, A6, A7 & FL Terms Begins March 27
1st SPRING 9 weeks (A1): January 7 - March 10
Term A1 Begins Jan. 7
Last day to Add A1 course - Instructor signature required for graduate classes Jan. 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. / St. Thomas Closed Jan. 16
Withdrawal Deadline 100% refund/A1 & SP - UG and GR Jan. 19
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Feb. 17
A1 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - All Students Feb. 24
Term A1 Ends March 10
A1 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades March 13
2nd SPRING 9 weeks (A2): March 11 - May 12
Term A2 Begins March 11
Graduate Comprehensive Exam March 11
Last day to Add A2 course - Instructor signature required for graduate classes March 17
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund if registered for A2 only Undergraduate and for all A2 Graduate students March 22
Easter Break - St. Thomas Closed April 13-16
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline April 14
A2 withdrawal - "W" grade Deadline April 28
Term A2 Ends May 12
A2 - Deadline for Faculty submission of grades May 15
Spring 16 weeks (SP): January 9 - May 5
Spring Term Begins - First day of classes Jan. 9
Last day to Add Undergraduate and Graduate SP courses Jan. 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. / St. Thomas Closed Jan. 16
Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund/A1 & SP - GR & UG Jan. 19
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Feb. 17
President's Day - No SP Term Classes Feb. 20
Midterm-Last day to submit Fall Incompletes, and Dissertation/Thesis to the library Feb. 17
Spring Break - SP Term only - Not A1 or A2 Term Feb. 27 - March 3
Graduate Comprehensive Exam. March 11
SP - Spring term withdrawal deadline "W" grade April 7
Easter Break - St. Thomas Closed April 13-16
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline April 14
Final Exams - SP Term May 1-5
SP - Spring term ends May 5
SP Term - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades May 8
Spring 2017 Bridge Semester
B1- 2017 January 9 – February 3 (4 weeks)
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund Jan. 19
B2 - February 6 – May 5 (12 weeks)
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund Feb. 15
Graduation Application Deadlines
Application Deadline for May (Degree/Certificate) Commencement & Ceremony February 1
Application Deadline for August Degree/Certificate June 15
Baccalaureate Mass May 12, 2017
May Commencement May 13, 2017
Summer 2017 (12 weeks)
A6 - Residence Hall Check-in Aug. 11
FL-Term Residence Hall Check-in New/Transfer Students Aug. 18
FL-Term Residence Hall Check- in Returning Students Aug. 19-20
Summer 9 weeks (A3): May 15 – July 14
Term A3 Begins – First day of classes May 15
Last day to add A3 courses - GR & UG May 19
Withdrawal Deadline 100% refund / S1, S3, & A3 May 24
Memorial Day - St. Thomas Closed May 29
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline June 2
Graduate Comprehensive Exam June 17
Last Day to submit the Dissertation/Thesis to the Library June 17
A3 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - GR & UG July 3
Independence Day - St. Thomas Closed July 4
Term A3 Ends July 14
A3 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades July 17
1st Summer 6 weeks (S1) May 15 - June 23 / Summer 12 weeks (S3) - May 15 - Aug. 4
S1 & S3 - First day of classes May 15
Last day to add S1& S3 courses - GR & UG May 19
Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund/ S1, S3, &A3 - GR & UG May 24
Memorial Day - St. Thomas Closed May 29
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline June 2
S1 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - GR & UG June 9
Graduate Comprehensive Exam June 17
Term S1 Ends June 23
S1 - Deadline for Faculty submission of grades June 26
S3 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - GR & UG July 14
S3 Ends August 4
2nd Summer 6 weeks (S6): June 26 - August 4
Term S6 Begins – First day of classes June 26
Last day to Add S6 courses - GR & UG June 30
Independence Day - St. Thomas Closed July 4
Withdrawal Deadline 100% refund / S6 - GR & UG July 6
S6 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - GR & UG July 21
Terms S3, S6 End August 4
S3 & S6 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades August 7
Graduation Application Deadlines
Application Deadline for August (Degree/Certificate) Graduation June 15
Application Deadline for December (Degree/Certificate) Graduation Sept. 30
Baccalaureate Mass December 15, 2017
December Commencement December 16, 2017
Fall 2017 Semester (16 weeks)
A6 - Residence Hall Check-in Aug. 11
FL - Term Residence Hall Check-in New/Transfer Students Aug. 17
 The St. Thomas University Experience Fall Semester Aug. 19 
FL - Term Residence Hall Check-in Returning Students Aug. 19-20
Academic Advising & Student Planning for Spring Terms: A1, A2 & SP Terms Sept. 18-Oct. 20
Registration for A1, A2 & SP Terms Begins Oct. 23
1st FALL 9 weeks (A6): August 12 - October 13
Term A6 Begins Aug. 12
Last day to Add A6 course - Instructor signature required for graduate classes Aug. 18
Withdrawal Deadline 100% refund / A6 & FL - UG and GR Aug. 30
Labor Day / St. Thomas University Closed Sept. 4
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Sept. 22
A6 withdrawal with "W" grade Deadline - All Students Sept. 29
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Sept. 30
Term A6 Ends Oct. 13
A6 - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Oct. 16
2nd FALL 9 weeks (A7): October 14 - December 15
Term A7 Begins Oct. 14
Last day to Add A7 course - Instructor signature required for graduate classes Oct. 20
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund if registered for A7 only Undergraduate) and for all A7 Graduate students Oct. 25
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline Nov. 6
Founder's Day/Thanksgiving Vacation - STU closed Nov. 22-24
A7 withdrawal - "W" grade Deadline Nov. 28
Term A7 Ends Dec. 15
A7- Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Dec. 18
FALL 16 weeks (FL): August 21 - December 8
New/Returning Student Registration for FL - Fall Term April 3
FL - Fall Term Begins - First day of classes Aug. 21
Last day to Add w/out both Depart. Chair & Instructor Sig./ FL Aug. 25
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/100% refund FL - GR and UG Aug. 30
Labor Day / St. Thomas University Closed Sept. 4
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Application Deadline Sept. 22
Graduate Comprehensive Exam Sept. 30
Midterm-Last day to submit SP Incompletes, and Dissertation/Thesis to library Oct. 6
FL - Fall term withdrawal deadline "W" grade - All Students Nov. 2
Life Experience Portfolio Deadline Nov. 6
Founder's Day/Thanksgiving Vacation - STU closed Nov. 22-24
Final Exams - FL - Fall term Dec. 4-8
FL - Fall term ends Dec. 8
FL Term - Deadline for Faculty submission of Grades Dec. 11
Fall 2017 Bridge Semester
FALL 4 weeks Bridge Semester (B6) - August 21 – September 15
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund Aug. 30
FALL 12 weeks Bridge Semester (B7) - Sept 18 – December 8
Course Withdrawal Deadline w/ 100% refund Sep. 27
Winter/FALL Mini Term (4 weeks) December 12, 2017 - January 6, 2018  
Course withdrawal deadline w/ 100% refund Dec. 15
Graduation Application Deadlines
Application Deadline for December (Degree/Certificate) Graduation Sept. 30
Application Deadline for May (Degree/Certificate) Commencement & Ceremony Feb. 1
Baccalaureate Mass Dec. 15, 2017
December Commencement December 16, 2017

Law School Only: Emergency Make-Up Day: September 16, 2017 October 7, 2017  November 11, 2017)