2016–2017 Academic Calendar

For the five-year academic calendar, visit www.nl.edu/academiccalendar.

2016 Fall Quarter

September

12

Monday

Fall quarter classes begin

15

Thursday

Summer term degree date

18

Sunday

Last day to add/drop classes

October

7  

Friday               

December 31st degree date application deadline

16 Sunday First 5-week classes end

23

Sunday

First 6-week classes end

24

Monday

Late start classes begin

30 Sunday Last day to drop late start classes

November

20

Sunday

Fall 10-week classes end

24–25 Thursday–Friday Thanksgiving holiday (University closed)

December

Sunday  Second 5- and 11-week classes end 

11

Sunday

Second 6- and 12-week classes end

26–30 Monday–Friday Winter holiday (University closed)

31

Saturday

Fall term degree date

2017 Winter Quarter

January

2

Monday

New Year’s Day holiday (University closed)

11

Wednesday

Winter quarter classes begin

13

Friday

April 15th degree date application deadline

16

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (University closed)

18

Wednesday

Last day to add/drop classes

February

14 Tuesday First 5-week classes end

21

Tuesday

First 6-week classes end

22

Wednesday

Late start classes begin

28 Tuesday Last day to drop late start classes

March

21

Tuesday

Winter 10-week classes end

28

Tuesday

Second 5- and 11-week classes end

31 Friday June 30 degree date application deadline

April

4 Tuesday Second 6- and 12-week classes end

2017 Spring Quarter

April

Wednesday Spring quarter classes begin 

11

Tuesday

Last day to add/drop classes

15  Saturday Winter term degree date 

28

Friday

September 15th degree date application deadline for those who plan to march in commencement

May

9

Tuesday

First 5-week classes end

16

Tuesday

First 6-week classes end

17

Wednesday

Late start classes begin

23

Tuesday

Last day to drop late start classes

29

Monday

Memorial Day holiday (University closed)

June

13         

Tuesday              

Spring 10-week classes end

20

Tuesday

Second 5- and 11-week classes end

27

Tuesday

Second 6- and 12-week classes end

17 Saturday  Florida area commencement ceremony
24 Saturday Chicago area commencement ceremony
     

2017 Summer Quarter

June

28

Wednesday

Summer quarter classes begin

30  Friday Spring term degree date 

July

Tuesday Independence Day holiday (University closed)
5 Wednesday Last day to add/drop classes
18 Tuesday  First 3-week classes end 
19 Wednesday Second 3-week classes begin 
31 Monday September 15 degree date application deadline

August

1          Tuesday           First 5-week classes end
2        Wednesday  Second 5-week classes begin
Tuesday Second 3- and 6- week classes end

September

4 Monday Labor Day holiday (University closed)

5     

Tuesday

Second 5- and 10- week classes end

September 15 degree date application deadline

September 15 degree date application deadline

September 15 degree date application deadline