Fall 2016 Semester: August 22 – December 12, 2016

August 22, Monday

Classes begin, late registration and schedule changes begin. Late registration fees apply.

August 25, Thursday

Last day for late registration and schedule changes.

August 29, Monday

Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record.

September 5, Monday

Labor Day holiday, no classes

September 7, Wednesday

Twelfth class day, 16 week term.
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record.

September 16, Friday

Last day to apply for December 2016 graduation without a late fee.

September 23, Friday

Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a “W.”

September 26, Monday

Last day to apply for student teaching for Spring 2017 semester.

October 14, Friday

Final exams, 1st 8 week term

October 17, Monday

Final grades for 1st 8 week term students; must be submitted by noon.
Mid-term, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term

October 20, Thursday

Last day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term

October 21, Friday

Last day to apply for December 2016 graduation and only pay a $25.00 late fee;
Last payment date for Optional Payment Plans for Fall 2016.

October 24, Monday

Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record.

November 11, Friday

Last day to withdraw from the university or to drop courses with grade of “W.” Drops must be processed and in the Admissions office by 4 P.M.
Last day to apply for December 2016 graduation. A $50.00 late fee will be charged. No application will be accepted for December 2016 after this date.

November 18, Friday

Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week course to  drop a course and receive a “W.”

November 23-25, Wednesday - Friday

Thanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 22)

December 1, Thursday

Last day class before finals, 16 week term

December 5-8,
Monday - Thursday

Finals exams, end of term, 16 week term

December 7, Wednesday

Final exams, end of term, 2nd 8 week term

December 9, Friday

Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon;
Fall commencement for Alpine, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 P.M.

December 10, Saturday

Fall commencement for RGC, Uvalde High School Auditorium, 7:30 P.M.

December 12, Monday

Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon.