School of Management

The SOM uses the calendar below.


2016-2017 Academic Calendar

This information was last updated on June 3rd, 2016.

July 2016

4-5

College closed for Independence Day holiday

August 2016

30

End of Academic Semester (End dates vary by course-all courses completed by this date)

31

August degree conferral date

September 2016

5

College closed for Labor Day holiday

6

Convocation

8

Classes Begin

16

Final day to add a course without instructor signature

30

Final day to add a course with instructor signature

Final day to drop a course without instructor signature

Final day for undergraduate students to choose a Pass/Fail grading option

Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option

Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

October 2016

10

College closed for Indigenous People's Day holiday

11

Undergraduate academic holiday. Undergraduate courses cancelled. Administrative offices open and graduate courses held.

26

John Simmons Founders' Day Celebration

28

Final day to drop a course with instructor signature. A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after September 30.

31

October degree conferral date

November 2016

11

College closed for Veteran's Day holiday

23-27

Thanksgiving academic holiday begins after final class on Tuesday, November 22.

28

 College opens after Thanksgiving holiday

December 2016

12

Final day of graduate and undergraduate classes

13

Undergraduate Reading & Review

14-17

Undergraduate Final Examinations

19

Final examinations and make-up day for Exams in the event of snow

20

 College closes for Winter break (through January 2)

January 2017

2

College opens after Winter Break

Grades posted to AARC by 10 AM

16

College closed for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

17

 Undergraduate New Student Orientation

18

Classes begin

27

Final day to add a course without instructor signature

31

January degree conferral date

February 2017

10

Final day to add a course with instructor signature

Final day to drop a course without instructor signature

Final day for undergraduate students to choose a Pass/Fail grading option

Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option

Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

20

Classes will be held. (Presidents' Day)

 

March 2017

6-10

Spring break. Classes will not be held. Administrative offices open.

13

Classes resume after Spring break

17

Final day to drop a course without the instructor signature. A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after February 10.

April 2017

13

Simmons Leadership Conference

17

College closed for Patriot's Day holiday

25

Undergraduate Symposium. Undergraduate classes suspended until 3:30 PM.

May 2017

8

Final day of undergraduate classes

10

Undergraduate Reading and Review

10-13

Undergraduate Final examinations

15

Grades for students graduating in May posted to AARC by 10 AM

Final signed departmental graduating lists due to Registrar's Office by 2:30 PM

19

Commencement ceremony and May degree conferral date

22

Grades due posted to AARC by 10 AM for all other students

29

College closed for Memorial Day holiday