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2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar 2015-16


Fall Semester 2015
Date Day Event
8/19/15 Wed Academic Advisement and Registration/Payment for New First-Year Students.
8/20/15 Thu Academic Advisement and Registration/Payment for Transfer and Readmitted Students; Faculty Report for Fall Semester; Faculty Meetings.
8/21/15 Fri Orientation, Academic Advisement; Registration/Payment for All New Students.
8/21/15 Fri Add/Drop and Late Registration (late fee applies) via RAIL begins at 5 p.m. (all hours except 4-8 a.m.).
8/21/15 Fri New Student Convocation.
8/24/15 Mon Classes Begin.
8/24/15 Mon Add/Drop and Late Registration (late fee applies), via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Consult Advisor.
8/28/15    Fri Last Day to Add/Drop or Late Register via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Consult Advisor.
9/4/15    Fri Last Day for Instructor-Approved Late Adds via RAIL.
9/4/15    Fri Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Pass/Fail Status.
9/7/15    Mon Labor Day Holiday.
9/11/15    Fri Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Audit Status.
9/25/15    Fri Last Day to Withdraw from First-Half Semester Class - See Advisor by Noon.
10/2/15    Fri Last Day to Apply for May 2016 Graduation (Registrar's Office).
10/5/15    Mon First Day of Midterm Exams.
10/9/15    Fri Last Day of Midterm Exams.
10/12/15    Mon Midterm Grades Due at 9 a.m.; Second-Half Semester Classes Begin.
10/14/15 Wed Midterm Grades Available on RAIL (tentative).
10/15/15    Thu Fall Break (as needed, make-up days for inclement weather).
10/16/15    Fri Fall Break (as needed, make-up days for inclement weather).
10/21/15    Wed First Day of Academic Advisement for Continuing Students for Spring 2016.
10/23/15    Fri Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Class - See Advisor by Noon.
11/2/15    Mon First Day of Spring 2016 RAIL Registration for Continuing Students; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
11/4/15    Wed Last Day of Academic Advisement for Continuing Students for Spring 2016.
11/20/15    Fri Last Day to Withdraw from Second-Half Semester Class - See Advisor by Noon.
11/22/15    Sun First Day of Thanksgiving Recess.
11/29/15    Sun Last Day of Thanksgiving Recess.
12/4/15    Fri Last Day of Classes; Last Day for Complete Withdrawal from Semester.
12/7/15    Mon First Day of Final Exams.
12/11/15    Fri Last Day of Final Exams.
12/14/15    Mon First Semester Grades Due 9 a.m. End of First Semester.
12/16/15    Wed Grades will be available via RAIL (tentative).

 

Spring Semester 2016
Date Day Event
1/06/16    Wed Orientation, Academic Advisement; Registration/Payment for New First-Year Students.
1/07/16    Thu Academic Advisement, Registration/Payment for New Readmit/Transfer Students. Add/Drop and Late Registration (Late Fee Applies) via RAIL begins at 5 p.m. (All hours except 4-8 a.m.)
1/08/16    Fri Faculty Report; Orientation.
1/11/16    Mon Classes Begin.
1/11/16    Mon Add/Drop and Late Registration (Late Fee Applies), via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Consult Advisor.
1/15/16    Fri Last Day to Add/Drop or Late Register via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Consult Advisor.
1/18/16    Mon Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday.
1/22/16    Fri Last Day for Instructor-Approved Late Adds via RAIL.
1/25/16    Mon Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Pass/Fail Status.
2/1/16    Mon Last Day to Change a Course from Credit to Audit Status.
2/12/16    Fri Last Day to Withdraw from First-Half Semester Class - See Advisor by Noon.
2/22/16    Mon First Day of Midterm Exams.
2/26/16    Fri Last Day of Midterm Exams; Last Day to Apply for August and December 2016 Graduation (Registrar's Office).
2/29/16    Mon Midterm Grades Due-9 a.m.; Second-Half Semester Classes Begin.
3/2/16    Wed Midterm Grades Available on RAIL (tentative).
3/11/16    Fri Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Class - See Advisor by Noon.
3/13/16    Sun First Day of Spring Recess.
3/20/16    Sun Last Day of Spring Recess.
3/21/16    Mon First Day of Summer 2016 RAIL Registration for Continuing Students, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
3/23/16    Wed First Day of Academic Advisement for Continuing Students for Fall 2016.
4/1/16    Fri Last Day to Withdraw from Second-Half Semester Class - See Advisor by Noon.
4/4/16    Mon First Day of Fall 2016 RAIL Registration for Continuing Students, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
4/6/16    Wed Last Day of Academic Advisement for Continuing Students for Fall 2016.
4/14/16    Thu First Day of Spring Weekend Recess (as needed, make-up days for inclement weather).
4/15/16    Fri Second Day of Spring Weekend Recess (as needed, make-up days for inclement weather).
4/22/16    Fri McMurran Scholars Convocation; Last Day of Classes; Last Day for Complete Withdrawal from Semester.
4/25/16    Mon First Day of Final Exams.
4/29/16    Fri Last Day of Final Exams.
5/2/16    Mon Second Semester Grades Due 9 a.m. End of Second Semester.
5/3/16    Tue Grades will be available via RAIL (tentative).
5/7/16    Sat Commencement.
5/30/16    Mon Memorial Day.