2016-2017 Academic Calendar

This calendar is subject to change.

Fall 2016

August 22 – 26: Student Orientation
August 29: Fall Semester begins – First week of classes
September 5: Labor Day, DMGS closed
September 6: Tuesday classes held as scheduled
September 9: Last day to drop a course without record (Census Date)
September 19 – 23: Early student evaluation of courses; faculty appraisal of classes
October 10: Columbus Day, DMGS Closed (Monday)
October 11: Tuesday classes cancelled; Monday classes held
November 11: Veterans Day, DMGS Closed
November 15: 2017 Spring Semester Class List available
November 23 – 25: Thanksgiving Break
November 28 – December 1: Preregistration for 2017 Spring Semester
December 5 – 9: Student final evaluation of classes
December 9: Last day of classes
December 12 – 15: Final Examinations
December 16 & 19: Faculty Grading Period
December 20 – 22: Faculty-Student Meetings – Return class papers & final grade
December 22: Deadline for faculty to submit final grades to Registrar
December 23: DMGS Closed for the Holidays

Note: No classes are scheduled on Friday

Spring 2017

January 12: Orientation for new students (5-7 PM).
January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday
January 17: Spring Semester Begins – First week of classes
January 20: DMGS Closed (Inauguration)
January 27: Last Day to drop a course without record (Census Date)
February 13 – 16: Early student evaluation of courses; faculty appraisal of classes
February 20: President’s Day, No classes
February 24: Recommended day to make up class from Monday
March 6 – 10: Spring Break
April 7: Fall Semester 2017 Class Schedule available
April 17 – 21: Pre-registration for 2017 Fall Semester
April 24 – 27: Student final evaluation of classes
April 27: Last day of classes
May 1 – 4: Final Examinations
May 5, 8 – 9: Faculty Grading Period
May 10 – 12: Faculty-Student Meetings; return class papers & final grades
May 16: Deadline for faculty to submit final grades to Registrar
May 21: Sunday. Commencement and Conferring of Degrees

Note: No classes are scheduled on Friday

Holidays

Offices are closed and classes are not held on holidays. The Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS) observes the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Spring Break
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor day
  • Columbus day
  • Veterans’ Day
  • The day before Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving
  • The day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day