Catalog 2015-2016

Academic Calendar 2015 - 2016

* Please refer to the “Regular Hours of Operation” for Saturday and Sunday building hours. On holidays listed as “Offices Closed”, Building 36 will be open from 11am – 6pm. On holidays listed as “Closed”, all Institute buildings will be closed.

The Institute publishes academic calendars going forward 5 years and keeps a history of calendars going back 10 years on our website: Official Academic Calendars.  

Fall Semester 2015

September 14 – December 19, 2015

Payment Deadline for returning students

August 15

Labor Day Holiday – Closed*

September 7

New Student Orientation (Click this link for detailed schedule)

September 9-11

First day of classes. Registration deadline for new students

September 14

Last day to add a class or elect audit or pass/fail option

September 25

Columbus Day Holiday – Offices Closed*

October 12

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade – No refunds after this date.

October 16

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

October 30

Thanksgiving break – Closed* (Classes end at 4:00 p.m. on Nov. 25 and resume on Nov. 30)

November 26 – 27

Last day of classes for the Fall Semester

December 11

Reading Days

December 12 – 14

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

December 15 – 19

Deadline for completion of thesis requirements for January 2016 diploma

December 19

Winter Break – Closed*

To Be Determined


Spring Semester 2016

January 19 - April 30, 2016

 

Payment deadline for returning students

December 5

New Student Orientation (Click this link for detailed schedule)

January 13-15

Martin Luther King Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

January 18

First day of classes; Registration deadline for new students

January 19 (Tuesday)

Last day to add a class or elect audit or pass/fail options

January 29

Presidents’ Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

February 15

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade – No refunds after this date.

February 19

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

March 4

Spring break

March 14 – 18

Advisement/Registration period for Summer, Fall, and Spring Semesters 2016-2017

March 21 – April 8

Last day of classes for Spring Semester

April 22

Reading Days

April 23 – 25

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

April 26 – 30

Deadline for completion of thesis for May 2016 diploma

April 30

Commencement

May 9

Summer Semester 2016

May 23 – August 20, 2016

 

Payment deadline for returning students

April 30

New Student Orientation (Click this link for detailed schedule)

May 18-20

First day of classes; Registration deadline for new students

May 23

Memorial Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

May 30

Last day to add a class or elect audit or pass/fail options

June 3

First day of classes for CSD Science Pre-Requisites

June 6

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade – No refunds after this date.

June 17

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

July 1

Independence Day Holiday – Closed*

July 4

Last day of classes for Summer Session

August 12

Reading Days

August 13 – 15

Final Examinations (Click this link for detailed schedule)

August 16 – 20

Deadline for completion of thesis for September 2016 diploma

August 20

DPT and OTD Entering Students

June 6 – August 5, 2016

 

New Student Orientation (Click this link for detailed schedule)

 

First day of classes

June 6

Payment deadline

June 6

Last day to add or drop a class or elect audit or pass/fail options

June 10

Last day for 100% refund for students who drop a class or withdraw from the Institute

June 10

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade

June 17

Last Day of classes for entering DPT and OTD students

August 5

Refund Schedule – Fall 2015

Please note:  The refund schedule applies to those students who drop a class before the drop with a “W” grade deadline or who withdraw completely from the Institute.

September 14 through September 20 – 100%

September 21 through September 27 – 80%

September 28 through October 4 – 60%

October 5 through October 11 – 40%

October 12 through October 18 – 20%

After October 18 – No refunds

Refund Schedule – Spring 2016

Please note:  The refund schedule applies to those students who drop a class before the drop with a “W” grade deadline or who withdraw completely from the Institute.

January 19 through January 25 – 100%

January 26 through February 1 – 80%

February 2 through February 8 – 60%

February 9 through February 15 – 40%

February 16 through 22 – 20%

After February 22 – No refunds

Refund Schedule – Summer 2016

Please note:  The refund schedule applies to those students who drop a class before the drop with a “W” grade deadline or who withdraw completely from the Institute.

May 23 through May 29 – 100%

May 30 through June 5 – 80 %

June 6 through June 12 – 60%

June 13 through June 19 – 40%

June 20 through June 26 – 20%

After June 26 – No Refunds

Refund Schedule for Shortened Semester/Modules

Students will be allowed 100% refund through the 5th class day of the module.

As of the 6th class day no refunds will be made.