Academic Dates

Texas A&M University at Galveston  Academic Calendar 2016-2017

The Texas A&M University at Galveston Academic Calendar mirrors the Texas A&M University (College Station) Calendar, with minor changes. The Calendar is subject to change.

 

2016 Spring Semester*

January 6

Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in May 2016.

January 15

Last day to register for spring semester classes and pay fees, 5 p.m.
Refer to Finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

January 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Student, faculty and staff holiday.

January 19

First day of spring semester classes.

January 25

Last day for adding/dropping courses for the spring semester, 5 p.m.

February 3

Census day.

February 19

Last day to apply for degrees to be awarded in May without a late fee.

March 7

Mid-semester grades due in Howdy, 12 p.m.

March 14–18

Spring Break for students.

March 17- 18

Faculty and staff holiday.

March 25

Reading day, no classes.

April 7-22

Preregistration begins for 2016 first term, second term, 10-week summer semester and fall semester.

April 19

Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop), 5 p.m.
Last day to change Kinesiology 198/199 grade type, 5 p.m.
Last day to officially withdraw from the University, 5 p.m.

April 21

Muster. Campus ceremony.

May 2

Prep day, classes meet. No regular course exams (except for laboratory and one-hour classes) on these days.

May 3

Last day of spring semester classes.
Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in May.
Redefined day, students attend their Friday classes.

May 4

Reading day, no classes.

May 5-6, 9-10

Spring semester final examinations for all students.

May 11

Grades for degree candidates due in Howdy, 12 p.m.

May 13

Last day for May undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate, 5 p.m.

May 14

Commencement. 10:30 a.m

May 16

Final grades for all students due in Howdy, 12 p.m.

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2016 Summer Term I*

May 18

Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in August 2016.

May 27

Last day to register for first term classes and pay fees, 5 p.m.
Refer to Finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

May 30

Memorial Day. Faculty and staff holiday.

May 31

First day of first term classes classes.

June 3

Last day for adding/dropping courses for the first term, 5 p.m.

June 20

Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty for the first term (Q-drop), 5 p.m.
Last day to change Kinesiology 198/199 grade type for the first term, 5 p.m.
Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the first term, 5 p.m.

July 1

Last day of first term classes.

July 4

Independence Day.

July 5

First term final examinations.

July 8

First term final grades due in Howdy, 12 p.m..

July 11

Last day to apply for degrees to be awarded in August without a late fee, 5 p.m.
Refer to Finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

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2016 Summer Term II*

May 18

Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in August 2016.

July 5

Last day to register for the second term and pay fees, 5 p.m.
Refer to Finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

July 6

First day of second term classes.

July 11

Last day for adding/dropping courses for the second term, 5 p.m.
Last day to apply for degrees to be awarded in August without a late fee, 5 p.m.
Refer to Finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

July 26

Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty for the second term (Q-drop), 5 p.m.
Last day to change Kinesiology 198/199 grade type for the second term, 5 p.m.
Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the second term, 5 p.m.

August 8

Last day of second term classes.
Last day to apply for all degrees awarded in August 2016.

August 9

Second term final examinations for all students.

August 11

Grades for degree candidates due in Howdy, 12 p.m..

August 12

Last day for August undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate, 5 p.m.

August 13

Commencement. 10:30 a.m.

August 15

Final grades for second term due in Howdy, 12 p.m.

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2016 10-Week Summer Semester*

May 18

Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in August 2016.

May 27

Last day to register for 10-week semester classes and pay fees, 5 p.m.
Refer to Finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

May 30

Memorial Day. Faculty and staff holiday.

May 31

First day of 10-week semester classes.

June 3

Last day for adding/dropping courses for the 10-week semester, 5 p.m.

July 4

Independence Day.

July 5

No 10-week semester classes.

July 11

Last day to apply for degrees to be awarded in August without a late fee, 5 p.m.
Refer to Finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

July 20

Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty for the 10-week semester (Q-drop), 5 p.m.
Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the 10-week semester, 5 p.m.

August 8

Last day of 10-week semester classes.
Last day to apply for all degrees awarded in August 2016.

August 9-10

10-week semester final examinations for all students.

August 11

Grades for degree candidates due in Howdy, 12 p.m.

August 12

Last day for August undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate, 5 p.m.

August 13

Commencement. 10:30 a.m.

August 15

Final grades for 10-week semester due in Howdy, 12 p.m.

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Fall 2016*

Aug. 17

Wednesday, Graduation Application opens for all students planning to graduate in December 2016.

Aug. 26

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day to register for fall semester classes. Refer to http://finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

Aug. 29

Monday, First day of fall semester classes.

Sept. 2

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day for adding/dropping courses for the fall semester.

Sept. 13

Tuesday, Fall official census date.

Sept. 30

Friday, Undergraduate degree plan approval deadline.

Sept. 30

Friday, Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in December without a late fee.

Oct. 17

Monday, 12. p.m. (noon), Mid-semester grades due.

Nov. 10 – 30

Preregistration for 2017 spring semester. Registration Schedule

Nov. 18

Friday, Bonfire 1999 Remembrance Day
Friday, 5 p.m., Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop).
Friday, 5 p.m., Last day to change KINE 198/199 Grade Type for Fall 2016.
Friday, 5 p.m., Last day to officially withdraw from the University.

Nov. 23

Wednesday, Reading day, no classes.

Nov. 24 - 25

Thursday - Friday 25, Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 5

Monday, Redefined day, students attend their Friday classes.  Pursuant to Student Rule 8.3, no regular course examinations (except for laboratory and one-hour courses) shall be given during the 15th week of classes.

Dec. 6

Tuesday, Redefined day, students attend their Thursday classes.  Pursuant to Student Rule 8.3, no regular course examinations (except for laboratory and one-hour courses) shall be given during the 15th week of classes.

Dec. 7

Wednesday, Last day of classes for fall semester classes.  Pursuant to Student Rule 8.3, no regular course examinations (except for laboratory and one-hour courses) shall be given during the 15th week of classes.
Wednesday, Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in December

Dec. 8

Thursday, Reading day, no classes.

Dec. 9, 12-14

Friday, Monday-Wednesday. Fall semester final examinations for all students.

Dec. 15

Thursday, 6 p.m., Grades due for all degree candidates.

Dec. 16

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day for Dec. undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate in Howdy.

Dec. 17

Saturday, 10:30 a.m.  Commencement and Commissioning.

Dec. 16

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day for Dec. undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate in Howdy.

Dec. 19

Monday, 12 p.m. (noon), Final grades for all students due.

Dec. 26-30

Monday - Friday, Faculty and staff holiday

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 Spring 2017*

January 4

Wednesday, Graduation Application opens for all students planning to graduate in May 2017.

January 13

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day to register for spring semester classes. Refer to http://finance.tamu.edu/sbs  for tuition and fee due dates.

January 16

Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Faculty and staff holiday.

January 17

Tuesday, First day of spring semester classes.

January 23

Monday, 5 p.m., Last day for adding/dropping courses for the spring semester.

February 1

Wednesday, Spring official census date.

February 17

Friday, Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in May without a late fee.

March 6

Monday, 12. p.m. (noon), Mid-semester grades due.

March 13–17

Monday - Friday, Spring Break for students

March 15-17

Wednesday - Friday, Faculty and staff holiday.

April 6

Preregistration begins for the 2017 first term, second term, 10-week summer semester and fall semester.  Registration Schedule

April 14

Friday, Reading day, no classes.

April 18

Tuesday, 5 p.m., Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop).
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Last day to change KINE 198/199 Grade Type for spring 2017.
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Last day to officially withdraw from the University.

April 21

Friday, Muster, Campus ceremony.

May 1

Monday, Pursuant to Student Rule 8.3, no regular course examinations (except for laboratory and one-hour courses) shall be given during the 15th week of classes.

May 2

Tuesday, Last day of classes for spring semester classes.  Pursuant to Student Rule 8.3, no regular course examinations (except for laboratory and one-hour courses) shall be given during the 15th week of classes.
Tuesday, Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in May.
Tuesday, Redefined day, students attend their Friday classes.  Pursuant to Student Rule 8.3, no regular course examinations (except for laboratory and one-hour courses) shall be given during the 15th week of classes.

May 3

Wednesday, Reading day, no classes.

May 4-5, 8-9

Thursday-Friday, Monday-Tuesday, Spring semester final examinations for all students.

May 10

Wednesday, 6 p.m., Grades due for all degree candidates.

May 12

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day for May undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate in Howdy.

May 13

Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Commencement and Commissioning.

May 15

Monday, 12 p.m. (noon), Final grades for all students due.

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Summer 2017*

May 17

Wednesday, Graduation Application opens for all students planning to graduate in Aug. 2017

May 26

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day to register for first term and 10-week semester classes. Refer to http://finance.tamu.edu/sbs for tuition and fee due dates.

May 29

Monday, Memorial Day. Faculty and staff holiday.

May 30

Tuesday, First day of first term and 10-week semester classes.

June 2

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day for adding/dropping courses for the first term and 10-week semester.
Friday, Summer first term and 10-week official census date.

June 19

Monday, 5 p.m., Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop) for the first term.
Monday, 5 p.m., Last day to change KINE 198/199 Grade Type for the first term.
Monday, 5 p.m., Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the first term.

June 30

Friday, Last day of first summer term classes.

July 3

Monday, Summer I term final examinations for all students.
Monday, No 10-Week Semester Classes.
Monday, 5 p.m., Last day to register for second term classes. Refer to http://finance.tamu.edu/sbs  for tuition and fee due dates.

July 4

Tuesday, Independence Day.  Faculty and staff holiday.

July 5

Wednesday, First day of second term classes.

July 7

Friday, 12 p.m. (noon), First term final grades due.

July 10

Monday, 5 p.m., Last day for adding/dropping courses for the second term.
Monday, Summer second term official census date.
Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in August without a late fee.

July 19

Wednesday, 5 p.m., Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop) for the 10-week semester.
Wednesday, 5 p.m., Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the 10-week semester.

July 25

Tuesday, 5 p.m., Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop) for the second term.
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Last day to change KINE 198/199 Grade Type for the second term.
Tuesday, 5 p.m., Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the second term.

Aug. 7

Monday, Last day of second summer term and 10-week classes.
Monday, Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in August..

Aug. 8-9

Tuesday - Wednesday, Summer II term and 10-week final examinations.

Aug. 10

Thursday, 12 p.m. (noon), Grades due for all degree candidates.

Aug. 11

Friday, 5 p.m., Last day for Aug. undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate in Howdy.

Aug. 12

Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Commencement and Commissioning.

Aug. 14

Monday, 12 p.m. (noon), Final grades for second term and 10-week semester due.


*All dates and times are subject to change.

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