2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2015

August

25 Tues. Second Language Competency Exam fee deadline for Languages taught at USD (Languages not taught at USD-check http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/languages/)
26 Wed. Final Registration/Fee Payment without penalty
27 Thurs. Late charges begin
29-Sept. 1 Sat.-Tues. Olé Weekend (New Student Orientation)

September

1 Tues. Competency Exam: Second Language
2 Wed. Classes begin
7 Mon. Labor Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)
10 Thurs. Mass of the Holy Spirit
14 Mon. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Mon. Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
21 Mon. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
28 Mon. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund

October

1-29 Thurs.-Thurs. Online class reservation for Intersession 2016
1 Thurs. Financial aid applications for Intersession 2016 available
5 Mon. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
9 Fri. Competency Exams fee deadline
16 Fri. Deadline to petition for May or August 2016 graduation
19 Mon. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
23 Fri. Fall Holiday (no classes)
26 Mon. Mid-term grades due
27 Tues. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
31 Sat. Competency Exam: Logic; Lower-Division and Upper-Division English

November

1 Sun. Priority deadline for Intersession 2016 financial aid applications
2 Mon. Walk-in registration begins for Intersession 2016 at the One Stop Student Center
Class reservation begins for Spring 2016
3 Tues. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
7 Sat. Competency Exam: Mathematics
10 Tues. Last Day to withdraw from classes with a "W"
Tues. Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester/Summer Sessions
13 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Intersession 2016 online registration
25-27 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes; offices closed Thursday and Friday)

December

14 Mon. Last day of classes
15 Tues. Study day
16-22 Wed.-Tues. Final Examinations

Intersession 2016 (Optional)

4 Mon. First day of Intersession classes
18 Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (no classes, offices closed)
22 Fri. Last day of Intersession classes

For specific courses, dates and registration procedures for Intersession 2016 visit www.sandiego.edu/sio

Spring Semester 2016

January

4 Mon. Fall 2015 final grades due
Second Language Competency Exam fee deadline for Languages taught at USD (Languages not taught at USD-check http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/languages/)
21-22 Thurs.-Fri. New Student Spring Orientation
21 Thurs. Final registration and final fee payment deadline without penalty
22 Fri. Competency Exam: Second Language
Late Charges Begin
25 Mon. Classes begin
28 Thurs. All Faith Service

February

1 Mon. Financial aid applications for Summer 2016 available
3 Wed. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
10 Wed. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
17 Wed. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund
24 Wed. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund

March

1-30 Tues.-Wed. Online class reservation for Summer Sessions 2016
2 Wed. Priority deadline for Undergraduate Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 financial aid applications
9 Wed. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
14 Mon. Mid-term grades due
16 Wed. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
17 Thurs. Priority deadline for Summer 2016 financial aid applications
21-28 Mon.-Mon. Spring/Easter Break (no classes)
29 Tues. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option

April

1 Fri. Deadline to pay Competency Examination fee
Last day to withdraw from classes with “W”
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester and Intersession
4 Mon. Walk-in registration begins for Summer Sessions 2016 at the One Stop Student Center
Class reservation begins for Fall 2016
8 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Summer Sessions 2016 online registration
9 Sat. Competency Exam: Mathematics
16 Sat. Competency Exam: Logic; Lower-Division and Upper-Division English

May

3 Tues. Honors Convocation
9 Mon. Last day of classes
10-11 Tues.-Wed. Study days
12-18 Thurs.-Wed. Final Examinations
20 Fri. NROTC Commissioning Ceremony
22 Sun. Undergraduate Commencement
24 Tues. Spring 2016 final grades due

Summer Sessions 2016 (Optional)

Monday, June 6-Friday, August 26

June
6 Mon. First Day of Summer Sessions
July
4 Mon. Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)
August
26 Friday Last Day of Intersession Classes.
20 Fri. NROTC Commissioning Ceremony
22 Sun. Undergraduate Commencement

For specific courses, dates and registration procedures for Summer 2016 visit www.sandiego.edu/sio