Start of year and orientation activities

August 19–29: OOPs leader training
August 23–September 1: RA training
August 27: New international students arrive
August 28–29: Two-day mandatory international student orientation
August 30: OOPs participants arrive
August 31: OOPs trips depart
September 5: OOPs trips return, registration for campus orientation
September 6–8: On-campus orientation
September 9: Convocation, opening of the academic year activities
September 10: Fall term classes begin

Fall term 2015

September 9: Convocation, 1:00pm
September 10: Classes begin
October 1–4: Fall Fly-In
October 9–10: Board of Trustees meeting
October 9–12: Parent & Family Weekend, Alumni Weekend
October 12–13: Fall Open House for prospective students
October 29–30: Faculty retreat (no classes)
November 20: Classes end

Winter term 2016

January 3: Residence halls reopen
January 4: Classes begin
March 11: Classes end

Spring term 2016

March 27: Residence halls reopen
March 28: Classes begin
April TBA: Board of Trustees meeting
June 3: Classes end, senior presentations to the board
June 4: Commencement

Holidays observed (staff offices closed)

July 3: Independence Day (observed)
September 7: Labor Day
October 12: Columbus Day
November 11: Veterans Day
November 26–27: Thanksgiving closure
December TBA: Holiday closure
January 1: New Year’s Day
January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15: President’s Day (observed)
May 30: Memorial Day