Spring Term 2026 Academic Calendar

Changes may be made to the following tentative academic calendar, which is not official until it is approved by the Board of Trustees.

January 2026

January 1 —Thursday

New Year's Day Holiday; Observed

January 16 — Friday

Registration for undergraduate non-matriculated students (Spring and Summer)

Registration for graduate non-matriculated students

January 19 — Monday

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday; University closed

January 20 — Tuesday

Classes begin (full-term and sub-term A) 

January 20-26 — Tuesday-Monday

Drop/add period (full-term and sub-term A) 

January 24 — Saturday

Saturday classes begin

January 26 — Monday

Deadline to drop full-term and sub-term A course(s) with a 100% refund

Deadline to file FERPA hold to prevent release of student information


February 2026

February 2 — Monday

Deadline to file spring 2026 graduation application without financial penalty

February  4 — Wednesday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term A course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)

February 12 — Thursday

Deadline to withdraw from full-term course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)

February 16 — Monday

President's Day holiday; normal campus operations

February 25 — Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

February 27 — Friday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term A course(s) with a W grade


March 2026

March 5— Thursday

Sub-term A classes end

March 6— Friday

Sub-term B classes begin

March 6-9— Friday-Monday

Sub-term B drop/add period

March 9 — Monday

Deadline to drop sub-term B course(s) with a 100% refund

March 15-22 — Sunday-Sunday

Spring break

March 23 — Monday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term B course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)

March 31 — Tuesday

Preceptorial advising day; no classes

Arpril 1 -April 14 Wednesday-Tuesday

Fall 2026 pre-registration is available


April 2026

April 3— Friday

Holiday; normal campus operations

April 8 — Wednesday

Preceptorial Advising Day; No classes

April 9 — Thursday

Deadline to withdraw from full-term course(s) with a W grade

Final deadline to file Spring 2026 graduation application

April 21— Tuesday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term B course(s) with a W grade


May 2026

May 1— Friday

Spring term classes end

May 4-8— Monday-Friday

Final week

May 6— Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

May 8— Friday

Term ends

May 11— Monday

Grades due for graduating students by 12 noon

May 14 — Thursday

Grades due for non-graduating students 12 Noon

Note: Doctoral, Master's, and Baccalaureate Commencement ceremony schedule will be posted on the Commencement website.