2014-2015 2015-2016

USM Academic Calendar — 2014-2015
2014   2015
Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec   Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July

August 2014

Fall Freshmen Athletes Arrive and
Fall Returning Athletes Move In

August

8

5:30 p.m. - Opening of Year Reception — All Faculty / Staff

August

13

Faculty Fall Institute — Faculty Only

August

14

Freshman and Transfer Non-Athletes Arrive and
Orientations Begin

August

15

All Other Returning Students Arrive

August

15

10:00 a.m. - Matriculation Ceremony

August

18

Fall Semester (16 week) — Courses Begin

August

19

Fall I Begins

August

19

Fall I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 week) — Courses Begin

August

24

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September 2014

Labor Day - USM Closed (Online Courses Continue)

September

1

Fall Convocation

September

12

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October 2014

University Day / Assessment Day
 — No LVN Campus DAY Classes
 — Evening & Online Classes Continue

October

8

Fall I Ends

October

15

Fall Break (Online Courses Continue)

October

16-19

Fall I (8 Week) — Courses End

October

19

Fall II Begins

October

20

Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses Begin

October

20

Fall I Grades Due to Registrar

October

26

Grade Progress Reports Due

October

26

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November 2014

Thanksgiving Recess (Online Courses Continue)

November

26-30

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December 2014

Classes Resume at Leavenworth & OPC Campuses

December

1

Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses End

December

14

Fall II Ends

December

14

Final Exams

December

15-18

Fall Semester Ends

December

18

Christmas Recess Begins

December

19

Fall Grades Due in Registrar's Office

December

23

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January 2015

Spring I Online, Graduate and Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses Begin

January

5

Faculty Spring Institute (Faculty Only)

January

9

New Students Arrive

January

10

New Student Orientation

January

10

Spring Semester (16 Week) Begins

January

12

Spring I Begins

January

12

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February 2015

University Day / Faculty Inservice
 — No LVN Campus Day Classes
 — Evening & Online Classes Continue

February

18

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March 2015

Spring I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

March

1

Spring II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses Begin

March

2

Spring I Ends

March

6

Grade Progress Reports Due

March

13

Spring Break

March

7-15

Overland Park, Online & Accelerated Classes Continue

March

7-15

Spring II Begins - All Sites

March

16

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April 2015

No Evening Classes (Easter Break)

April

2

Easter Break (Online Classes Continue)

April

3-5

Spring II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

April

26

Summer I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
— Courses Begin

April

27

3:30 p.m. - Spring Convocation / Hooding Ceremony

April

28

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May 2015

Spring II Grades Due to the Registrar

May

1

Final Exams

May

4-7

Spring Semester Ends

May

7

Commencement Activities

May

9

Summer I Begins

May

11

Grades Due in Registrar's Office

May

14

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June 2015

DPT Summer Courses Begin

June

1

Summer I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

June

21

Summer Break (Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN)

June

22-28

Summer II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses Begin

June

29

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July 2015

Summer I Courses End

July

2

Summer II Courses Begin

July

6

DPT Summer Courses End

July

24

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August 2015

Summer II Courses End

August

14

Summer II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

August

23

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USM Academic Calendar — 2015-2016
2015   2016
Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec   Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July

August 2015

Fall Freshmen Athletes Arrive and
Fall Returning Athletes Move In

August

9

5:30 p.m. - Opening of Year Reception — All Faculty / Staff

August

14

Faculty Fall Institute — Faculty Only

August

15

Freshman and Transfer Non-Athletes Arrive and
Orientations Begin

August

16

All Other Returning Students Arrive

August

16

10:00 a.m. - Matriculation Ceremony

August

19

Fall Semester (16 week) — Courses Begin

August

20

Fall I Begins

August

20

Fall I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 week) — Courses Begin

August

25

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September 2015

Labor Day - USM Closed (Online Courses Continue)

September

7

Fall Convocation

September

18

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October 2015

University Day / Assessment Day
 — No LVN Campus DAY Classes
 — Evening & Online Classes Continue

October

7

Fall I Ends

October

14

Fall Break (Online Courses Continue)

October

15-18

Fall I (8 Week) — Courses End

October

18

Fall II Begins

October

19

Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses Begin

October

19

Fall I Grades Due to Registrar

October

25

Grade Progress Reports Due

October

25
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November 2015

Thanksgiving Recess (Online Courses Continue)

November

25-29

Classes Resume at Leavenworth & OPC Campuses

November

30

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December 2015

Final Exams

December

7-10

Fall Semester Ends

December

10

Christmas Recess Begins

December

11

Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses End

December

13

Fall II Ends

December

13

Fall Main Campus — Grades Due in Registrar's Office

December

17

Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Grades Due in Registrar's Office

December

22
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January 2016

Spring I Online, Graduate and Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses Begin

January

4

Faculty Spring Institute (Faculty Only) / Assessment Day 1

January

15

New Students Arrive

January

16

New Student Orientation

January

16

Spring Semester (16 Week) Begins

January

18

Spring I Begins

January

18

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February 2016

University Day / Faculty Inservice / Assessment Day 2
 — No LVN Campus Day Classes
 — Evening & Online Classes Continue

February

17

Spring I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

February

28

Spring II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses Begin

February

29

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March 2016

Spring I Ends

March

13

Spring II Begins

March 14

Grade Progress Reports Due

March

14

Spring Break

March

5-13

Overland Park, Online & Accelerated Classes Continue

March

5-13

No Evening Classes (Easter Break)

March

24

Easter Break (Online Classes Continue)

March

25-27

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April 2016

Spring II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

April

24

Summer I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
— Courses Begin

April

25

3:30 p.m. - Spring Convocation / Hooding Ceremony

April

26

Spring II Grades Due to the Registrar

April

29

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May 2016

Spring II Ends

May

1

Final Exams

May 2-5

Spring Semester Ends

May

5

Commencement Activities

May

7

Summer I Begins

May

9

Grades Due in Registrar's Office

May

12

DPT Summer Courses Begin

May

30

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June 2016

Summer I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

June

19

Summer Break (Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN)

June

20-26

Summer II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses Begin

June

27
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July 2016

Summer I Courses End

July

1

Summer II Courses Begin

July

5

DPT Summer Courses End

July

22
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August 2016

Summer II Courses End

August

12

Summer II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week)
 — Courses End

August

21
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