Academic Calendars

Fall 2016Export to PDF

Item Date
Registration for Fall Begins Mar 21
Deadline to Clear Record with EIU or Lose your Fall Classes Jul 29
Term Opens Aug 17
Late Registration Begins ($25 Late Fee) Aug 22
First Half-Term Courses Begin Aug 22
First Class Day Aug 22
Deadline to Add Courses Aug 26
First Census Date (Count Day) Sep 02
Deadline to Drop a Course with No Grade* Sep 02
Deadline to Request Insurance Refund (If Equal Coverage) 4:30 pm Sep 02
Deadline to Submit Credit/No Credit Requests 4:00 pm Sep 02
Deadline to Withdraw from University OR Reduce Load/Full Refund of Tuition & Fees* Sep 02
Deadline to Drop Hours and Not Be Charged* Sep 02
Deadline to Submit Audit Requests 4:00 pm Sep 02
W for Course Withdrawal Begins* Sep 03
Labor Day Observance/No Classes Sep 05
Deadline to Withdraw from University (ALL CLASSES)/50% Refund Tuition & Fees except Insurance* Sep 19
First-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W* Sep 26
Mid-Term Oct 12
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Add or Drop with No Grade* Oct 12
Second-Half-Term Courses Begin Oct 13
Deadline to initiate Late Withdrawal Request for Spring & Summer 2016 semester Oct 13
Fall Break/No Classes Oct 14
Deadline to Apply or Reapply for Graduation Nov 01
Deadline to Remove Credit/No Credit Requests Nov 04
Deadline to Withdraw from a Course or University with W* Nov 04
Non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee Begins Nov 05
Second-Half-Term Courses Deadline to Withdraw with W* Nov 17
Thanksgiving Break Nov 21-25
Last Class Day Dec 09
Final Examinations Dec 12-16
Deadline to Return books/TRS/No Fine 3:00 pm Dec 16
Commencement Dec 17
Grades Due 4:00 pm Dec 19
Second Census Date (Term Closes) Dec 19
Last Day LATE TEXTBOOKS will be accepted WITH PAYMENT OF LATE FINES, NO TEXTBOOKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE. Dec 22
Deadline to Complete Graduation Requirements Jan 06, 2017

* For drop and withdrawal deadlines for your courses (including weekend and short format courses), please refer to your EIU e-mail or search by individual course crn.

Drop - removes course from student record and billing is adjusted.

Withdrawal - course remains on student record with a grade of "W". You must drop a Second-Half-Term course before it begins in order not to be charged for it.

Please refer to your university housing contract for cancellation information and deadlines. Copies of the University Apartment, University Court, Residence Hall/Greek Court contracts are available at www.eiu.edu/~housing.