May 25, 2019  
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars



Fall Semester 2015

First day of Faculty Contracts Monday, August 17
New Faculty/Professional Staff Meeting Monday, Tuesday, August 17, 18
Opening University Meeting Wednesday, August 19
START VU, Late Registration Thursday, August 20
New Student Orientation begins Friday, August 21
Classes begin Monday, August 24
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, August 24-28
Labor Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, September 7
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, September 25
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, October 12-16
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday, Tuesday, October 19, 20
Classes resume Wednesday, October 21
Begin Advising and Registration for Spring Monday, October 26
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, October 30
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, October 30
START VU, New Student Registration Saturday, November 14
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, November 20
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Break (No classes) Wednesday-Sunday, November 25-29
Classes resume Monday, November 30
Midyear Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, December 12
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, December 14-18
Fall Semester ends after last final exam Friday, December 18

Spring Semester 2016

First day of Faculty Contracts for Spring Monday, January 4
START VU, New Student Registration Friday, January 8
Late Registration Friday, January 8
Classes begin Monday, January 11
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, January 11-15
Martin Luther King Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, January 18
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, February 12
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, February 29-March 4
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday-Sunday, March 7-13
Classes resume Monday, March 14
Begin Advising and Registration for Fall and Summer Monday, March 14
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, March 18
Good Friday (No classes - University closed) Friday, March 25
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, April 1
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, April 8
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Friday, April 15
Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, April 30
Final Examinations Tuesday-Friday, May 3-6
Commencement (American Sign Language - Indianapolis) Thursday, May 5
Commencement (Aviation Technology Center - Indianapolis) Friday, May 6
Spring Semester ends after last final exam Friday, May 6
Commencement (Jasper Campus) Saturday, May 7
Last day of Faculty Contracts Friday, May 13

Summer Semester 2016

Intersession begins Monday, May 9
Intersession ends Friday, May 27
Memorial Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, May 30
Registration for Summer I and 10-week classes Tuesday, May 31
Summer I and 10-week classes begin Wednesday, June 1
8 Week classes begin Monday, June 6
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer I courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, June 24
Independence Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, July 4
Summer I classes end Wednesday, July 6
Registration for Summer II Wednesday, July 6
Summer II classes begin Thursday, July 7
8 Week classes end Friday, July 29
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer II courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Monday, August 1
Summer II and 10 Week classes end Wednesday, August 10

New Student Advising and Registration for Fall Semester 2016

Advising for Incoming Freshmen June 14-August 18

Fall Semester 2016

First day of Faculty Contracts Monday, August 15
New Faculty/Professional Staff Meeting Monday, Tuesday, August 15, 16
Opening University Meeting Wednesday, August 17
START VU, Late Registration Thursday, August 18
New Student Orientation begins Friday, August 19
Classes begin Monday, August 22
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, August 22-26
Labor Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, September 5
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, September 23
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, October 10-14
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday, Tuesday, October 17, 18
Classes resume Wednesday, October 19
Begin Advising and Registration for Spring Monday, October 24
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, October 28
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, November 4
START VU, New Student Registration Saturday, November 12
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, November 18
Thanksgiving Break (No classes) Wednesday-Sunday, November 23-27
Classes resume Monday, November 28
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Friday, December 2
Midyear Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, December 10
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, December 12-16
Fall Semester ends after last final exam Friday, December 16

Spring Semester 2017

First day of Faculty Contracts for Spring Tuesday, January 3
START VU, New Student Registration Friday, January 6
Late Registration Friday, January 6
Classes begin Monday, January 9
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, January 9-13
Martin Luther King Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, January 16
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, February 10
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, February 27-March 3
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday-Sunday, March 6-12
Classes resume Monday, March 13
Begin Advising and Registration for Fall and Summer Monday, March 13
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, March 24
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, March 24
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, April 13
Good Friday (No classes - University closed) Friday, April 14
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Friday, April 21
Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, April 29
Final Examinations Tuesday-Friday, May 2-5
Commencement (American Sign Language - Indianapolis) Thursday, May 4
Commencement (Aviation Technology Center - Indianapolis) Friday, May 5
Spring Semester ends after last final exam Friday, May 5
Commencement (Jasper Campus) Saturday, May 6
Last day of Faculty Contracts Friday, May 12

Summer Semester 2017

Intersession begins Monday, May 8
Intersession ends Friday, May 26
Memorial Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, May 29
Registration for Summer I and 10-week classes Tuesday, May 30
Summer I and 10-week classes begin Tuesday, May 30
8 Week classes begin Monday, June 5
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer I courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, June 23
Independence Day (No classes - University closed) Tuesday, July 4
Summer I ends after last class Friday, June 30
Registration for Summer II Wednesday, July 5
Summer II classes begin Wednesday, July 5
8 Week classes end Friday, July 27
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer II courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Monday, July 31
Summer II and 10-week Session ends after last class Tuesday, August 8

New Student Advising and Registration for Fall Semester 2017

Advising for Incoming Freshmen June 12-August 17