Academic Dates

 

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.

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Complete 2015-2016 Calendar PDF Version

Texas A&M University at Galveston   Academic Calendar 2015-2016

2015 Fall Semester*

August 19                       Wednesday. Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in December 2015.
August 28                       Friday, 5 p.m. Last day to register for fall semester classes. Refer to http://sbs.tamu.edu/  for tuition and fee due dates.
August 31                       Monday. First day of fall semester classes.
September 4                   Friday, 5 p.m. Last day for adding/dropping courses for the fall semester.
September 30                 Wednesday. Undergraduate degree plan approval deadline.
October 2                        Friday. Last day to apply for degrees to be awarded in December without a late fee.
October 19                      Monday, noon. Mid-semester grades due.
Nov 12- Dec 1                 Thursday – Tuesday. Preregistration begins for 2015 spring semester.
November 18                  Wednesday. Bonfire 1999 Remembrance Day.
November 20                   Friday, 5 p.m.
                                            Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop).
                                            Last day to change Kinesiology 198/199 grade type.
                                            Last day to officially withdraw from the University.
November 25                    Wednesday. Reading day, no classes.
November 26-27              Thursday-Friday. Thanksgiving holiday.
December 7                       Monday. Redefined day, students attend their Friday classes.
December 8                       Tuesday. Redefined day, students attend their Thursday classes.
December 9                       Wednesday.
                                             Last day of fall semester classes.
                                             Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in December.
December 10                     Thursday. Reading days, no classes.
Dec 11, 14–16                   Friday, Monday-Wednesday.  Fall semester final examinations for all students.
December 17                     Thursday, 6 p.m. Grades for degree candidates due.
December 19                     Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Commencement and Commissioning.
December 18                     Friday, 5 p.m. Last day for December undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate.
December 21                     Monday. Final grades for all students due.
Dec. 23–Jan 1                     Wednesday-Friday. Faculty and staff holiday.
* All dates and times are subject to change.

2016 Spring Semester*

January 6                             Wednesday. Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in May 2016.
January 15                           Friday, 5 p.m. Last day to register for spring semester classes.
                                                Refer to http://sbs.tamu.edu/  for tuition and fee due dates.
January 18                           Monday. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Faculty and staff holiday.
January 19                           Tuesday. First day of spring classes.
January 25                           Monday, 5 p.m. Last day for adding/dropping courses for the spring semester.
February 19                        Friday. Last day to apply for degrees to be awarded in May without a late fee.
March 7                                Monday, noon. Mid-semester grades due.
March 14–18                       Monday-Friday. Spring break.
March 18                              Faculty and staff holiday.
March 25                              Friday. Reading days, no classes.
April 7-22                            Thursday-Friday. Preregistration  for the 2016 first term, second term, 10-week summer semester and fall semester.
April 19                                Tuesday, 5 p.m.
                                               Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty (Q-drop).
                                               Last day to change Kinesiology 198/199 grade type.
                                               Last day to officially withdraw from the University.
April 21                                Thursday. Muster, Campus ceremony.
May 3                                    Tuesday
                                               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                                    Wednesday. Reading day, no classes.
May 5-6                                Thursday-Friday. Spring semester final examinations for all students.
May 9-10                              Monday-Tuesday. Spring semester final examinations for all students.
May 11                                  Wednesday, 6 p.m. Grades for degree candidates due.
May 14                                  Saturday, 10:30. Commencement and Commissioning.
May 13                                  Friday, 5 p.m. Last day for May undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate.
May 16                                  Monday, noon. Final grades for all students due.

2016 Summer Semester*

May 18                                  Wednesday. Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in August 2016.
May 27                                  Friday. 5 p.m.
                                               Last day to register for first term classes and pay fees, 5 p.m. Refer to http://sbs.tamu.edu/  for tuition and fee due dates.
May 30                                  Monday. Memorial Day. Faculty and staff holiday.
May 31                                  Tuesday.  First day of first term and 10-week semester classes.
June 3                                   Friday,  5 p.m. Last day for adding/dropping courses for the first term and the 10-week semester.
June 20                                 Monday,  5 p.m.
                                               Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty for the first term (Q-drop).
                                               Last day to change Kinesiology 198/199 grade type for the first term.
                                               Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the first term.
July 1                                     Friday. Last day of first term classes.
July 4                                     Monday. Independence Day. Faculty and staff holiday.
July 5                                     Tuesday.
                                               First term final examinations.
                                               No 10-week classes.
                                               5 p.m. Last day to register for second term.
                                                     Refer to http://sbs.tamu.edu/  for tuition and fee due dates.
July 6                                     Wednesday. First day of second term classes.
July 8                                     Friday, noon. First term final grades due.
July 11                                  Monday, 5 p.m.
                                               Last day for adding/dropping courses for the second term.
                                               Last day to apply for degrees to be awarded in August without a late fee.
July 20                                  Wednesday, 5 p.m.
                                              Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty for the 10-week semester (Q-drop).
                                              Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the 10-week semester.
July 26                                 Tuesday, 5 p.m.
                                              Last day for all students to drop courses with no penalty for the second term (Q-drop).
                                              Last day to change Kinesiology 198/199 grade type for the second term.
                                              Last day to officially withdraw from the University for the second term.
August 8                              Monday
                                              Last day of second term and 10-week semester classes.
                                              Last day to apply for all degrees awarded in August.
August 9–10                       Tuesday-Wednesday. Second term and 10-week semester final examinations for all students.
August 11                            Thursday, noon. Grades due for degree candidates.
August 12                            Friday, 5 p.m. Last day for August undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate.
August 13                            Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Commencement and Commissioning.
August 15                            Monday, noon. Final grades for second term and 10-week semester due.