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2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

ActivityDate
Classes begin (Full Session and Session A)Aug. 15
Drop/add ends (Full Session and Session A)Aug. 21
Labor Day holidaySept. 5
Mid-term grades due (Session A)Sept. 7
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session A)Sept. 8
Applications for Spring 2017 graduation dueOct. 1
Mid-term grades due (Full Session)Oct. 3
Mid-term, last day to withdraw with "W" (Full Session)Oct. 5
Classes end (Session A)Oct. 5
Classes begin (Session B)Oct. 6
Drop/add ends (Session B)Oct. 13
Mid-term grades due (Session B)Oct. 28
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session B)Oct. 31
Thanksgiving holiday breakNov. 22 – 27
Classes end (Full Session and Session B)Dec. 3
Final examsDec. 5 – 10
End of semester grades dueDec. 12, 9 a.m.
CommencementDec. 15
Grades available in BannerDec. 19

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2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

ActivityDate
Classes begin (Full Session and Session A)Aug. 17
Drop/Add ends (Full Session and Session A)Aug. 23
Labor Day holidaySept. 7
Mid-term grades due (Session A)Sept. 9
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session A)Sept. 10
Applications for Spring 2016 graduation dueOct. 1
Mid-term grades due (Full Session)Oct. 5
Mid-term, last day to withdraw with "W" (Full Session)Oct. 7
Classes end (Session A)Oct. 7
Classes begin (Session B)Oct. 8
Drop/Add ends (Session B)Oct. 13
Mid-term grades due (Session B)Oct. 30
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session B)Nov. 3
Thanksgiving holiday breakNov. 24 – 28
Classes end (Full Session and Session B)Dec. 5
ExamsDec. 6 – 12
End of semester grades dueDec. 14, 9 a.m.
CommencementDec. 17
Grades available in BannerDec. 21

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Spring 2016

ActivityDate
Classes begin (Full Session and Session A)Jan. 11
Drop/Add ends (Full Session and Session A)Jan. 17
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holidayJan. 18
Mid-term grades due (Session A)Feb. 1
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session A)Feb. 4
Mid-term grades due (Full Session)Feb. 29
Classes end (Session A)March 1
Applications for Summer or Fall 2016 graduation dueMarch 1
Mid-term, last day to withdraw with "W" (Full Session)March 3
Spring BreakMarch 7 – 13
Classes begin (Session B)March 14
Drop/Add ends (Session B)March 20
Assessment dayMarch 22
Mid-term grades due (Session B)April 4
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session B)April 6
Class end (Full Session and Session B)May 3
ExamsMay 4 – 10
End of semester grades dueMay 11, 9 a.m.
CommencementMay 12
Grades available in BannerMay 17

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Summer 2016

ActivityDate
Classes begin (Full Session and Session A)May 23
Drop/Add ends (Full Session and Session A)May 24
Memorial Day holidayMay 30
Mid-term grades due (Session A)June 1
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session A)June 6
Mid-term grades dueJune 14
Mid-term, last day to withdraw with "W" (Full Session)June 16
Classes end (Session A)June 16
Exams (Session A)June 20 – 21
Classes begin (Session B)June 22
Drop/Add ends (Session B)June 23
Mid-term grades due (Session B)July 1
Independence Day holiday (Full Session and Session B)July 4 – 5
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session B)July 6
Classes end (Full Session)July 18
Exams (Full Session)July 19 – 21
Classes end (Session B)July 20
Exams (Session B)July 21 and 25
End of semester grades dueJuly 27, 9 a.m.
Grades available in BannerAug. 1
CommencementAug. 2

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2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

*Please note: Sessions A and B are for PHED classes only.

ActivityDate
Classes begin (Full Session and Session A)Aug. 18
Drop/Add ends (Full Session and Session A)Aug. 24
Labor Day holidaySept. 1
Mid-term grades due (Session A)Sept. 11
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session A)Sept. 15
Applications for Spring 2015 graduation dueOct. 1
Mid-term grades due (Full Session)Oct. 6
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Full Session)Oct. 8
Classes end (Session A)Oct. 8
Classes begin (Session B)Oct. 9
Drop/Add ends (Session B)Oct. 16
Mid-term grades due (Session B)Nov. 5
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session B)Nov. 7
Thanksgiving holiday breakNov. 25 – 29
Classes end (Full Session and Session B)Dec. 6
ExamsDec. 8 – 13
CommencementDec. 18

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Spring 2015

ActivityDate
Classes begin (Full Session and Session A)Jan. 12
Drop/Add ends (Full Session and Session A)Jan. 18
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holidayJan. 19
Mid-term grades due (Session A)Feb. 3
Last day to withdraw with “W” (Session A)Feb. 5
Applications for Summer or Fall 2015 graduation dueMarch 1
Mid-term grades due (Full Session)March 2 March 5
Last day to withdraw with “W” (Full Session)March 4 March 7
Classes end (Session A)March 4
Classes begin (Session B)March 5
Spring BreakMarch 8 –15
Drop/Add ends (Session B – extended due to spring break)March 18
Assessment dayMarch 24
Mid-term grades due (Session B)April 3
Last day to withdraw with “W” (Session B)April 6
Classes end (Full Session and Session B)May 5
ExamsMay 6 – 12
CommencementMay 14

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Summer 2015

ActivityDate
Classes begin (Full Session and Session A)May 26
Drop/Add ends (Full Session and Session A)May 27
Mid-term grades due (Session A)June 4
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session A)June 8
Mid-term grades due (Full Session)June 17
Classes end (Session A)June 18
Exams (Session A)June 22 – 23
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Full Session)June 22
Classes begin (Session B)June 24
Drop/Add ends (Session B)June 25
Independence Day holiday (Full Session)July 2 – 5
Independence Day holiday (Session B)July 3 – 5
Mid-term grades due (Session B)July 6
Last day to withdraw with "W" (Session B)July 7
Classes end (Full Session)July 16
Classes end (Session B)July 20
Exams (Full Session)July 20 – 21
Exams (Session B)July 21 – 22
End of semester grades dueJuly 24, 9 a.m.
Grades available in BannerJuly 30
CommencementAug. 4

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2013-2014 Academic Year

Fall 2013

ActivityDate
Classes beginAug. 19
Drop/Add endsAug. 25
Labor Day holidaySept. 2
Applications for Spring 2014 graduation dueOct. 1
Mid-term grades dueOct. 12
Mid-term – last day to withdraw with a "W"Oct. 16 Oct. 24 by 5 p.m.
Academic advisement/registration begins for Spring 2014Oct. 24 Juniors and Seniors
Nov. 7 Freshmen and Sophomores
Thanksgiving holidayNov. 26 – Dec. 1
Last day of classesDec. 7
Final examsDec. 9 – 14
CommencementDec. 19, 10 a.m. Gwinnett Center Arena

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Spring 2014

ActivityDate
Deadline for Spring 2014 tuition payments (all students)Jan. 6 by 4 p.m.
Classes beginJan. 8
Drop/add endsJan. 14
MLK holiday – no classesJan. 20
Applications for Summer or Fall 2014 graduation dueMarch 1
Mid-term grades dueFeb. 27 March 6
Mid-term – last day to withdraw with a "W"March 3 March 8 at 5 p.m.
Spring Break – no classesMarch 10 – 16
Academic advisement/registration begins for Summer and Fall 2014March 24  for Juniors and Seniors
April 2 for Freshmen and Sophomores
Deadline to submit documents for admission for Summer 2014April 8
Last day of classesApril 30 May 2
Final examsMay 2 – 8 May 3 – 9
CommencementMay 15, GGC Library Lawn

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Summer 2014

ActivityDate
Classes begin for Summer Full and Summer A SessionMay 19
Drop/add ends for Summer Full and Summer A SessionMay 20
Memorial Day holiday – no classesMay 26
Mid-term grades due for Session AJune 2
Mid-term Session A – last day to withdraw with a "W" for Summer Session AJune 3
Last day of classes for Summer Session AJune 14
Final exams for Summer Session AJune 16 – 17
Mid-term Summer Full Session – last day to withdraw with a "W" for Summer FullJune 18
Classes begin for Summer Session BJune 23
Drop/add ends for Summer Session BJune 24
Independence Day holidayJuly 4
No classes for Summer Full Session onlyJune 30 – July 6
No classes for Summer Session B onlyJuly 2 – 6
Mid-term grades due for Summer Session BJuly 8
Mid-term Summer Session B – last day to withdraw with a "W" for Summer Session BJuly 9
Last day of classes for Summer Session FullJuly 19
Last day of classes for Summer Session BJuly 21
Final exams for Summer Session B and Summer Session FullJuly 22 – 24

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2012-2013 Academic Year

Fall 2012

ActivityDate
Deadline to apply for admission for Fall 2012July 2
Deadline for Fall 2012 tuition payment for returning and continuing studentsJuly 30 July 31
First day students can use book vouchersAug. 3
Payments and housing fees due for returning and continuing studentsJuly 30 July 31
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyAug. 13
Deadline for Fall 2012 tuition payment and housing fees for new studentsAug. 15
Classes beginAug. 20
Last day to use book vouchersAug. 27
Drop/Add endsAug. 27
Labor Day holidaySept. 3
Applications for Fall 2012 Graduation dueSept. 4
Mid-term grades dueOct. 11
Mid-term – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”Oct. 15 at 5 p.m.
Academic advisement/registration begins for Spring 2013 for juniors and seniorsOct. 29
Academic advisement/registration begins for Spring 2013 for freshmen and sophomoresNov. 7
Deadline for admission for Spring 2013Nov. 15 Nov. 26
Thanksgiving HolidaysNov. 20 – 25
Last day of class before final examsDec. 8
Final examsDec. 10 – 15
Winter Commencement will be at the Gwinnett CenterDec. 20 at 2 p.m.
Nelnet deadline to enroll for Spring 2013Jan. 4

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Spring 2013

ActivityDate
New student registration beginsTBA
Deadline to apply for admission for Spring 2013Nov. 15
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyJan. 1
Deadline for Spring 2013 tuition paymentJan. 4
Payments and housing fees deadlineJan. 4
Nelnet deadline to enroll for Spring 2013Jan. 4
Move-in for new students to housingJan. 5
Move-in for returning students to housingJan. 6
Classes beginJan. 7
Drop/Add endsJan. 14
Full payment for spring 2013 dueJan. 15 by 4 p.m.
Martin Luther King holidayJan. 21
Applications for Spring 2013 graduation dueJan. 22
Mid-term grades dueFeb. 28
Applications for Summer 2013 and Fall 2013 graduation dueMarch 1
Mid-term – Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”March 4 at 5 p.m.
Spring BreakMarch 10 – 17
Academic advisement/registration begins for Juniors and Seniors for Summer and FallMarch 25
Academic advisement/registration begins for Freshmen and Sophomores for Summer and FallApril 3
Deadline for Admission for Summer 2013April 1
Last day of class before final examsApril 29
Reading dayApril 30
Final examsMay 1 – 7
Deadline for application for Fall 2013May 1 June 1
Document deadline for Fall 2013May 8 June 8
Housing move out deadlineMay 8 at 12 noon
CommencementMay 17 at 10 a.m.

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Summer 2013

ActivityDate
Applications for summer 2013 graduation dueMarch 1
Academic advisement/registration beginsMarch 18
Deadline for application for Fall 2013May 1 June 1
Document deadline for Fall 2013May 8 June 8
Summer full only, Summer full combined with any other Summer session, Summer A only and Summer A and B – tuition and all fees are due.May 22
Classes begin for Summer Full and Summer A SessionMay 22
Drop/add ends for Summer Full and Summer A SessionMay 23
Memorial Day holiday – NO CLASSESMay 27
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyJune 3
Mid-term grades due Session AJune 5
Mid-term Session A – last day to withdraw with a “W” for Summer Session AJune 6
Last day of classes for Session AJune 18
Mid-term grades due Full Summer SessionJune 19
Midterm Full Summer Session – last day to withdraw with a “W” for Summer FullJune 20
Final examinations for Session AJune 19 – 20
Tuition and all fees due for Session B onlyJune 24
Classes begin for Summer Session BJune 24
Drop/add ends for Session BJune 25
Independence Day holiday – NO CLASSESJuly 4
No classes – Summer FullJuly 1 – 4
Mid-term grades due Session BJuly 8
Mid-term Session B – last day to withdraw with a “W” for Summer Session BJuly 9
Last day of classes for Session BJuly 18
Last day of classes for Full Summer SessionJuly 22
Final exams for Session BJuly 22 – 23
Final examinations for Full SessionJuly 23 – 24
CommencementAug. 6 at 2 p.m. in LVIS at the Student Center

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2011-2012 Academic Year

FALL 2011

ActivityDate
Deadline for Fall 2011 tuition paymentsAug. 1
classes beginAug. 17
Drop/Add endsAug. 24
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencySept. 3
Applications for Fall 2011 graduation dueSept. 3
Labor day HolidaySept. 5
Mid-term grades dueOct. 12
Mid-term - last day to withdraw with a "W"Oct. 15
Academic advisement/registration begins for Spring 2012- juniors and seniorsOct. 24
Academic advisement/registration begins for Spring 2012 - freshmen and sophomoresNov. 7
Deadline to apply for admission for Spring 2012Nov. 15
Thanksgiving HolidaysNov. 22 – 26
Last day of classes before final examsDec. 6
Final examinationsDec. 7 – 13
CommencementDec. 16 at 3 p.m.

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Spring 2012

ActivityDate
Deadline for Spring 2012 tuition payments and housing feesJan. 5
classes beginJan. 9
Drop/Add endsJan. 17 extended to Jan. 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday NO CLASSESJan. 16
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyJan. 21
Applications for Spring 2012 graduation dueJan. 21 extended to Feb. 28
Mid-Term grades dueMarch 7
Mid-term – Last day to withdraw with a "W"March 9
Spring Break – NO CLASSESMarch 11 – 18
Academic advisement begins for Summer 2012 and Fall 2012March 19
Registration begins for juniors and seniorsMarch 19
Registration begins for freshmen and sophomoresApril 2
Deadline to apply for Summer 2012April 1
Last day of classes before final examsApril 30
Reading dayMay 1
Final ExaminationsMay 2 – 8
CommencementTBD

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Summer 2012

ActivityDate
Academic advisement/registration beginsMarch 26
payments due for students enrolled in the Full Summer semesterMay 21
Payment due for students enrolled in Summer Session A, or in Session A and Session BMay 21
Payment due for students enrolled in Full Summer semester and any combination of other sessions (A and/or B)May 21
classes begin for Summer Full and Summer A sessionsMay 23
Drop/Add ends for Summer Full and Summer A sessionsMay 24 extended to May 25
Memorial day Holiday – NO CLASSESMay 28
Deadline to apply for admission for Fall 2012June 1 extended to July 2
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyJune 4
Applications for Summer 2012 graduation dueJune 4
Mid-term grades due Session AJune 6
Mid-term Session A – Last day to withdraw with a “W” for Summer SessionJune 7
Deadline to submit documents for admission for Fall 2012June 8 extended to July 2
Last day of classes for Session AJune 19
Mid-term grades due Full Summer SessionJune 20
Midterm Full Summer Session – Last day to withdraw with a “W” for Summer FullJune 21
Final Examinations for SessionJune 20 – 21
Payment due for students enrolled in Summer Session B onlyJune 22
classes begin for Summer Session BJune 25
Drop/Add ends for Session BJune 26
Independence Day Holiday – NO CLASSESJuly 4
No classes- Summer FullJuly 2 – 7
Mid-term grades due Session BJuly 9
Mid-term Session B – Last day to withdraw with a “W” for Summer Session BJuly 10
Last day of classes for Session BJuly 19
Last day of classes for Full Summer SessionJuly 23
final exams for Session BJuly 23 – 24
Final Examinations for Full SessionJuly 24 – 25

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2010-2011 Academic Year

Fall 2010

ActivityDate
New Student Registration beginsJune 4
Deadline to apply for admission for Fall 2010July 15
Document deadline for admission for Fall 2010July 23
Deadline for Fall 2010 tuition paymentsAug. 20
Late payment fee beginsAug. 21
Classes beginAug. 23
Drop/Add endsAug. 29
Deadline for petitions for In-state residencySept. 3
Applications for Fall 2010 graduation dueSept. 3
Labor Day HolidaySept. 6
Mid-term grades dueOct. 12
Mid-Term – Last day to withdraw with a "W"Oct. 15
Academic advisement/registration begins for Spring 2011 – juniors and seniorsOct. 25
Academic advisement/registration begins for Spring 2011 – freshmen and sophomoresNov. 8
Deadline to apply for admission for Spring 2011Nov. 15
Deadline to submit documents for admission for Spring 2011Nov. 22
Thanksgiving HolidaysNov. 24 – 28
Deadline for having all financial aid paperwork completed for Spring 2011Nov. 29
Last day of classes before final examsDec. 9
Final ExaminationsDec. 10 – 16
Grades dueDec. 18
CommencementJan. 8, 2011

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Spring 2011

To accommodate several inclement weather closings this year,  the spring 2011 academic calendar has been revised. Revised dates appear in bold.

ActivityDate
Academic advisement/registration beginsOct. 25, 2010
Deadline to apply for admission for Spring 2011Nov. 15, 2010
Deadline to submit documents for admission for Spring 2011Nov. 22, 2010
Deadline for having all financial aid paperwork completed for Spring 2011Nov. 29, 2010
Deadline for Spring 2011 tuition payments and housingJan. 3
Registration Drop/Add is not availableJan. 3 – 4
Drop/Add beginsJan. 5
Late payment fee beginsJan. 5
classes beginJan. 6
Drop/Add endsJan. 20
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday NO CLASSESJan. 17
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyJan. 21
Applications for Spring 2011 graduation dueJan. 21
Mid-Term grades dueMarch 7
Mid-term – Last day to withdraw with a "W"March 9
Spring Break – NO CLASSESMarch 14 – 20
Academic advisement/registration begins for Summer 2011 and Fall 2011March 21
Deadline to apply for Summer 2011April 1
Deadline to submit documents for admission for Summer 2011April 8
Last day of classes before final examsMay 4
Final ExaminationsMay 5 – 10
CommencementJune 2

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Summer 2011

ActivityDate
Academic advisement/registration beginsMarch 21
Deadline to apply for Summer 2011April 1
Deadline to submit documents for admission for Summer 2011April 8
Deadline for Summer 2011 tuition payments for Session A and Full Summer SessionMay 21
Late Payment Fee begins for Session A and Full Summer SessionsMay 22
Classes begin for Summer Full and Summer A SessionMay 23
Drop/Add ends for Summer Full and Summer A SessionMay 24
Memorial Day – NO CLASSESMay 31
Mid-term grades due for Session AMay 31
Mid-term Session A - Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Summer Session AJune 1
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyJune 2
Applications for Summer 2011 graduation dueJune 2
Mid-term grades due for Full Summer SessionJune 17
Deadline to apply for admission for Fall 2011June 17
Last day of classes for Session AJune 20
Deadline for Summer Session B 2011 tuition paymentsJune 21
Late payment fee begins for Session BJune 22
Mid-term Full Summer Session – Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Full SummerJune 22
Final Examinations for Session AJune 21 – 22
Grades due for Session AJune 22
Classes begin for Summer Session BJune 23
Drop/Add ends for Session BJune 24
Deadline to submit documents for admission for Fall 2011June 24
Independence Day Holiday  No classes; Session B meets on Tuesday, July 5July 4
Mid-term grades due Session BJuly 5
Midterm for Session B – Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Summer Session BJuly 6
Last day of classes for Full Summer SessionJuly 18
Last day of classes for Session BJuly 19
Final Examinations for Session B and FullJuly 20 – 22
Grades due for Session B and FullJuly 24

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2009-2010 academic year 

FALL 2009

ActivityDate
New Student Registration beginsJune 19
Late registration fee begins for returning students
*for Fall 09 only
Aug. 1*
Deadline to apply for admission for Fall 2009Aug. 1
Deadline for Fall 2009 tuition paymentsAug. 14
Late Payment fee beginsAug. 15
Classes beginAug. 17
Applications for Fall 2009 graduation dueAug. 21
Drop/Add endsAug. 23
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyAug. 28
Labor Day HolidaySept. 7
Mid-term grades dueOct. 9
Mid-term (last day to drop w/ a "W")Oct. 12
Thanksgiving HolidaysNov. 24 – 29
Last day of classes before final examsDec. 4
Reading day for final examsDec. 5
Applications for Spring 2010 graduation dueDec. 7
Final ExaminationsDec. 7 – 12
Grades dueDec. 15
CommencementDec. 19

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Spring 2010

ActivityDate
Academic advisement/registration beginsOct. 26
Late registration fee begins for Returning StudentsDec. 1
Deadline to apply for admission for Spring 2009Dec. 1
Deadline for Spring 2010 tuition paymentsJan. 8
Late payment fee beginsJan. 9
Classes beginJan. 11
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyJan. 15
Drop/Add endsJan. 17
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – NO CLASSESJan. 18
Mid-term grades dueFeb. 26
Mid-term (last day to drop w/ a W)March 3
Spring Break – NO CLASSESMarch 7 – 13
Last day of classes before final examsMay 3
Reading day for final examsMay 4
Final ExaminationsMay 5 – 10
Grades dueMay 12
Commencement (Tentative)May 28

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Summer 2010

ActivityDate
Academic advisement/registration beginsApril 5
classes beginMay 24
Drop/Add ends for Session AMay 24
Drop/Add ends for Full Summer SessionMay 25
Deadline for petitions for in-state residencyMay 28
Memorial day – NO CLASSESMay 31
Mid-term grades due Session AJune 4
Midterm for Session AJune 7
Mid-term grades due Full Summer SessionJune 18
Midterm for Full Summer SessionJune 21
Last day of classes for Session AJune 17
Final Examinations for Session AJune 21
grades due for Session AJune 22
classes begin for Summer Session BJune 23
Drop/Add ends for Session BJune 24
Independence day HolidayJuly 5
No Class for Full Session (classes will meet for Session B)July 6
Mid-term grades due Session BJuly 9
Midterm for Session BJuly 12
Deadline to apply for admission for Fall 2010July 15
Last day of classes for Full Summer SessionJuly 19
Last day of classes for Session BJuly 20
Reading day for Full Summer SessionJuly 20
Final Examinations for Session B and FullJuly 21 – 22
Grades due for Session B and FullJuly 24

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Also available are the 2008-2009, the 2007-2008 and the 2006-2007 academic year calendars (PDFs).