Academic Dates

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

| 2015 Fall Semester | 2016 Spring Semester | 2016 Summer Semester |

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.

2015 Fall Semester*

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Graduation application opens for all students planning to graduate in December 2015.

Friday, August 28, 2015     5 p.m.

Last day to register for fall semester classes. Refer to http://sbs.tamu.edu/ for tuition and fee due dates.

Monday, August 31, 2015

First day of fall semester classes.

Friday, September 4,  2015     5 p.m.

Last day for adding/dropping courses for the fall semester.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Undergraduate degree plan approval deadline.

Friday, October 2, 2015

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

Monday, October 19, 2015      noon

Mid-semester grades due.

Thursday – TuesdayNovember 12 – December 1, 2015

Preregistration begins for 2015 spring semester.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Bonfire 1999 Remembrance Day.

Friday, November 20, 2015     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.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Reading day, no classes.

Thursday-Friday, November 26-27, 2015

Thanksgiving holiday.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Redefined day, students attend their Friday classes.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Redefined day, students attend their Thursday classes.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Last day of fall semester classes.

Last day to apply for all degrees to be awarded in December.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Reading days, no classes.

Friday, Monday-Wednesday Dec 11, 14–16, 2015

Fall semester final examinations for all students.

Thursday, December 17, 2015     6 p.m.

Grades for degree candidates due.

Saturday, December 19, 2015
10:30 a.m.

Commencement and Commissioning.

Friday, December 18, 2015
5 p.m.

Last day for December undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Final grades for all students due.

Wednesday-Friday, December 23, 2015 – January 1, 2016

Faculty and staff holiday.

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2016 Spring Semester*

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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

Friday, January 15, 2016     5 p.m.

Last day to register for spring semester classes. Refer to http://sbs.tamu.edu/ for tuition and fee due dates.

Monday, January 18, 2016

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

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

First day of spring classes.

Monday, January 25, 2016     5 p.m.

Last day for adding/dropping courses for the spring semester.

Friday, February 19, 2016

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

Monday, March 7, 2016     noon

Mid-semester grades due.

Monday-Friday, March 14–18, 2016

Spring break.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Faculty and staff holiday.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Reading days, no classes.

Thursday-Friday, April 7-22, 2016

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

Tuesday, April 19, 2016     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.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Muster, Campus ceremony.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Reading day, no classes.

Thursday-Friday, May 5-6, 2016

Spring semester final examinations for all students.

Monday-Tuesday, May 9-10, 2016

Spring semester final examinations for all students.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016     6 p.m.

Grades for degree candidates due.

Saturday, May 14, 2016
10:30

Commencement and Commissioning.

Friday, May 13, 2016     5 p.m.

Last day for May undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate.

Monday, May 16, 2016     noon.

Final grades for all students due.


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2016 Summer Semester*

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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

Friday, May 27, 2016     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.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day. Faculty and staff holiday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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

Friday, June 3,  2016     5 p.m.

Last day for adding/dropping courses for the first term and the 10-week semester.

Monday, June 20, 2016     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.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Last day of first term classes.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Independence Day. Faculty and staff holiday.

Tuesday, July 5,  2016

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.

Wednesday, July 6,  2016

First day of second term classes.

Friday, July 8, 2016     noon

First term final grades due.

Monday, July 11,  2016     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.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016     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.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016     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.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Last day of second term and 10-week semester classes.

Last day to apply for all degrees awarded in August.

Tuesday-Wednesday, August 9–10, 2016

Second term and 10-week semester final examinations for all students.

Thursday, August 11, 2016     noon

Grades due for degree candidates.

Friday, August 12, 2016     5 p.m.

Last day for August undergraduate degree candidates to apply for Tuition Rebate.

Saturday, August 13, 2016     10:30 a.m.

Commencement and Commissioning.

Monday, August 15, 2016     noon

Final grades for second term and 10-week semester due.

* All dates and times are subject to change.

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