USM Academic Calendar — 2015-2016

August 2015


8/08 — Fall Freshmen Athletes Arrive and Fall Returning Athletes Move In
8/13 — 5:30 p.m. — Opening of Year Reception — All Faculty / Staff
8/14 — Faculty Fall Institute — Faculty Only
8/15 — Freshman and Transfer Non-Athletes Arrive and Orientation Begins
8/15 — All Other Returning Students Arrive
8/18 — 10:00 a.m. - Matriculation Ceremony
8/19 — Fall Semester (16 week) — Courses Begin
8/19 — Fall I Begins
8/24 — Fall I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 week) — Courses Begin
 

September 2015


9/07 — Labor Day - USM Closed (Online Courses Continue)
9/18 — Fall Convocation

 

 

October 2015


10/07 — University Day

 — No LVN Campus DAY Classes
 — Evening & Online Classes Continue

10/14 — Fall I Ends
10/15 - 10/18 — Fall Break (Online Courses Continue)
10/18 — Fall I (8 Week) — Courses End
10/19 — Fall II Begins
10/19 — Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses Begin
10/25 — Fall I Grades Due to Registrar
10/25 — Grade Progress Reports Due

 

 

November 2015


11/25 - 11/29 — Thanksgiving Recess (Online Courses Continue)
11/30 — Classes Resume at Leavenworth & Overland Park Campuses

 

 

December 2015


12/07 - 12/10 — Final Exams
12/10 — Fall Semester Ends
12/11 — Christmas Recess Begins
12/13 — Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses End
12/13 — Fall II Ends
12/17 — Fall Main Campus — Grades Due in Registrar's Office
12/22 — Fall II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Grades Due in Registrar's Office

 

 

January 2016


1/04 — Spring I Online, Graduate and Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses Begin
1/15 — Faculty Spring Institute (Faculty Only) / Assessment Day 1
1/16 — New Students Arrive
1/16 — New Student Orientation
1/18 — Spring Semester (16 Week) Begins
1/18 — Spring I Begins

 

 

February 2016


2/17 — University Day / Faculty Inservice / Assessment Day 2

 — No LVN Campus DAY Classes
 — Evening & Online Classes Continuee

2/28 — Spring I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses End
2/29 — Spring II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses Begin

 

 

March 2016


3/05 - 3/13 — Spring Break (Overland Park, Online & Accelerated Classes Continue)
3/13 — Spring I Ends
3/14 — Spring II Begins
3/14 — Grade Progress Reports Due
3/24 — No Evening Classes (Easter Break)
3/25 - 3/27 — Easter Break (Online Classes Continue)

 

 

April 2016


4/24 — Spring II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses End
4/25 — Summer I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses Begin
4/26 — 3:30 p.m. - Spring Convocation / Hooding Ceremony
4/29 — Spring II Grades Due to the Registrar

 

 

May 2016


5/01 — Spring II Ends
5/02 - 5/05 — Final Exams
5/05 — Spring Semester Ends
5/07 — Commencement Activities
5/09 — Summer I Begins
5/12 — Grades Due in Registrar's Office
5/30 — DPT Summer Courses Begin

 

 

June 2016


6/19 — Summer I Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses End
6/20 - 6/26 — Summer Break (Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN)
6/27 — Summer II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses Begin

 

 

July 2016


7/01 — Summer I Courses End
7/05 — Summer II Courses Begin
7/22 — DPT Summer Courses End

 

 

August 2016


8/12 — Summer II Courses End
8/21 — Summer II Online, Graduate & Accelerated BSN (8 Week) — Courses End






*The University reserves the right to change its calendar.