Academic Calendar 2015-2016

University Registrar calendars can be obtained on the University Registrar's Web site: registrar.unc.edu. For more information on Maymester, visit summer.unc.edu.

First Summer Session 2015
Second Summer Session 2015
Fall Semester 2015
Spring Semester 2016
First Summer Session 2016
Second Summer Session 2016


Summer Session I (SSI) and Maymester (MM) 2015

Classes begin MM and SSI
Wednesday, May 13

Last day for late registration MM
Wednesday, May 13

Last day for late registration SSI
Thursday, May 14

Holiday (Memorial Day)
Monday, May 25

MM Classes End
Thursday, May 28

MM Final Exams
Friday, May 29

SSI Classes End
Monday, June 15

SSI Reading Day
Tuesday, June 16

SSI Exam Days
Wednesday, June 17
Thursday, June 18


Summer Session II (SSII) 2015

Classes begin for SSII
Monday, June 22

Last day for late registration SSII
Tuesday, June 23

Holiday (Independence Day)
Friday, July 3

SSII Classes End
Thursday, July 23

SSII Reading Day
Friday, July 24

SSII Exam days
Monday, July 27
Tuesday, July 28


Fall Semester 2015

Residence halls open
Saturday, August 15

New student convocation
Sunday, August 16

Summer reading program
Monday, August 17

Classes begin
Tuesday, August 18

Last day for late registration
Monday, August 24

Holiday (Labor Day)
Monday, September 7

Holiday (University Day)
Monday, October 12
Class cancelled 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Fall break begins 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 14

Classes resume 8:00 a.m.
Monday, October 19

Thanksgiving recess. No classes
Wednesday, November 25

University holiday
Thursday, November 26
Friday, November 27

Classes resume 8:00 a.m.
Monday, November 30

Classes end
Wednesday, December 2

Reading days
Thursday, December 3
Friday, December 4
Saturday, December 5
Monday, December 7
Tuesday, December 8
Wednesday, December 9
Thursday, December 10
Friday, December 11

Fall Commencement
Sunday, December 13

The Fall semester includes 42 class periods of 50 minutes each on MWF and 30 class periods of 75 minutes each on TTH for a total of 72 days.

Days of Instruction

13 Mondays

16 Tuesdays

15 Wednesdays

14 Thursdays

14 Fridays

 

42

30

(2,100 minutes + 180 exam = 2,280) (2,250 minutes + 180 exam = 2,430)


Spring Semester 2016

Residence halls open
Friday, January 8, 2016

Classes begin
Monday, January 11

Last day of late registration
Friday, January 15

Holiday (MLK Jr.) No classes
Monday, January 18

Spring break begins 5:00 p.m.
Friday, March 11

Classes resume 8:00 a.m.
Monday, March 21

Holiday
Friday, March 25

Classes end
Wednesday, April 27

Reading days
Thursday, April 28
Wednesday, May 4

Exam days
Friday, April 29
Saturday, April 30
Monday, May 2
Tuesday, May 3
Thursday, May 5
Friday, May 6

Spring Commencement
Sunday, May 8

The spring semester includes 43 class periods of 50 minutes each on MWF and 29 class periods of 75 minutes each on TTH for a total of 72 days.

Days of Instruction

14 Mondays

15 Tuesdays

15 Wednesdays

14 Thursdays

14 Fridays

 

43

29

(2,150 minutes + 180 exam = 2,330) (2,175 minutes + 180 exam = 2,355)


Summer Session I (SSI) and Maymester (MM) 2016

Classes begin SSI and MM
Wednesday, May 11

Last day for late registration MM
Wednesday, May 11

Last day for late registration SSI
Thur
sday, May 12

MM classes end
Thursday, May 26

MM exams
Friday, May 27

Holiday (Memorial Day). No classes
Monday, May 30

SSI classes end
Monday, June 13

SSI reading day
Tuesday, June 14

SSI exam days
Wednesday, June 15
Thursday, June 16


Summer Session II (SSII) 2016

Classes begin
Monday, June 20

Last day for late registration
Tuesday, June 21

Holiday (Independence Day). No classes
Monday, July 4

SSII classes end
Thursday, July 21

SSII reading day
Friday, July 22

SSII exam days
Monday, July 25
Tuesday, July 26