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Auburn University Calendar 2015-2016

Auburn University reserves the right to make adjustments to this calendar

Undergraduate Calendar 2015-2016

2015 Summer Semester

Date Event
May 18Classes Begin
May 20-22Drop Course Penalty Days
May 225th Class Day
May 25Memorial Day (Holiday)
June 17Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 19Mid-Semester - 24th Class Day**
July 3Independence Day
July 27Classes End
July 28Study/Reading Day
July 29-31Final Exam Period
Aug. 1Graduation


2015 Summer Mini-Semester I

Date Event
May 18Classes Begin
May 20-22Drop Course Penalty Days
May 225th Class Day
May 25Memorial Day
June 1Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
June 3Mid-Semester
June 19Classes End
June 20Final Exam
June 22Final Exams


2015 Summer Mini-Semester II

Date Event
June 23Classes Begin
June 25-27Drop Course Penalty Days
June 295th Class Day
July Independence Day
July 9Mid-Semester
July 27Classes End
July 28Study/Reading Day
July 29-31Final Exam Period


2015 Fall Semester

Date Event
Aug. 17Classes Begin
Aug 24-Sep 4Drop Course Penalty Days
Sept. 415th Class Day*
Sept. 7Labor Day
Sept. 29Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
Oct. 6Mid-Semester- 36th Class Day **/+
Oct. 1241st Class Day++
Oct. 15-16Fall Break
Nov. 23-27Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 4Classes End
Dec. 5-6Study/Reading Days
Dec. 7-11Final Exam Period
Dec. 12Graduation
*

Last day to withdraw from a course with no grade assignment

**

Last day to withdraw from a course with no grade penalty

+

Student deadline for request to move finals

++

Student deadline for requesting Associate Dean's permission to move finals.


2016 Spring Semester

Date Event
Jan. 13Classes Begin
Jan. 18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb. 315th Class Day*
Feb. 25Early Alert/Mid-Term Grade Deadline
Mar. 3Mid-Semester (36th Class Day)**/+
Mar. 1041st Class Day++
Mar. 14-18Spring Break
Apr. 29Classes End
Apr 30-May 1Study/Reading Days
May 2-6Final Exam Period
May 7-8Graduation
*

Last day to withdraw from a course with no grade assignment

**

Last day to withdraw from a course with no grade penalty

+

Student deadline for request to move finals

++

Student deadline for request to move finals to Associate Deans

 

Graduate Calendar 2015-2016

Auburn University reserves the right to make adjustments to this calendar 

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Summer 2015

Date Event
May 18Classes begin (full semester and Mini-Semester 1)
May 20-22Drop Course Penalty Days for full semester and Mini-Semester 1 - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
May 225th class day (last day to register for Summer 2015)
May 25Memorial Day Holiday
June 3Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 1
June 5Last day to clear incomplete grades from Fall 2014
June 19Mid-Semester and last day to drop classes for the full summer term.
June 19Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 16-20Submission of master’s thesis in PDF form for format check
June 19Mid-Semester and last day to drop classes for the full summer term.
June 19Classes end for Mini-Semester 1
June 19Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation
June 20-21Final Exam Period for Mini-Semester 1
June 23Classes begin for Mini-Semester 2
June 25-29Drop Course Penalty Days for Mini-Semester 2
June 295th class day for Mini-Semester 2
June 29-July 3Submission of master's thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
July 3Independence Day Holiday
July 9Mid-Semester for Mini-Semester 2
July 13Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters' (Form 8) final oral examinations.
July 15Last day for Master's/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master's Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
July 20Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
July 25Classes end for Mini-Semester 2
July 26Study/reading day for Mini-Semester 2
July 27Classes end for full summer semester
July 28Study/reading day for full summer semester
July 28-30Final examinations for Mini-Semester 2
July 29-31Final examinations for full summer semester
Aug. 1Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Fall 2015 graduation.


Fall 2015

Date Event
TBANew graduate student orientation
Aug. 17Classes begin
August 24–September 4Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Sept. 415th class day (last day to register for Fall 2015)
Sept. 7Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 18Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Oct. 5-9Submission of master's thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
Oct. 6Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
Nov. 1Last day to clear incomplete grades from Spring 2015
Nov. 6Last day for Master's/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master's Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD.
Nov. 13Last day for doctoral final defense and submission for Form Z; last day for Non-Thesis Masters' (Form 8) final oral examinations.
Nov. 20Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Nov. 23-27Thanksgiving holidays
Dec. 4Classes end for semester
Dec. 5-6Study/reading days
Dec. 7-11Final examinations for semester
Dec. 12Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Spring 2016 graduation.


Spring 2016

Date Event
Jan. 13Classes begin
Jan. 18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 21–Feb. 3Drop Course Penalty Days - Dropping a course during these days will result in a $100 Drop Fee per course dropped.
Jan. 25Last day to clear incomplete grades from Summer 2015
Feb. 315th class day (last day to register for Spring 2016)
Feb. 22Last day to submit Dissertation First Submission Approval Form with University Reader info and dissertation in PDF form for format check to doctoral@auburn.edu
Mar. 3Mid-semester and last day to drop classes
March 7-11Submission of master's thesis PDF form for format check to thesis@auburn.edu (OPTIONAL)
March 14-18Spring Break
April 8Last day for Master's/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master's Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
April 13Last day for Master's/Thesis students to submit Form 9 (Thesis Master's Final Examination Form), ETD Final Approval Form, and electronic thesis to AUETD
April 20Last day for PhD/Doctoral student submission of ETD Final Approval Form, electronic dissertation to AUETD, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
Apirl 29Classes end for semester
April 30-May 1Study/reading days
May 2-6Final examinations for Semester
May 7-8Graduation and last day for students to request graduation applications and submit approved Plan of Study for Summer 2016 graduation.