Academic Calendar

2015–2016 Academic Year* TENTATIVE

Fall 2015

September

4 Fri Preparation for Practice Seminar Day 1
Direct Practice & Online Campus Advising #1 (10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
7 Mon Labor Day observed
8 Tues First day of classes
Preparation for Practice Seminar Day 2
Direct Practice Community Mapping (10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.)
9 Wed Preparation for Practice Seminar Day 2
Online Campus Community Mapping (10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.)
11 Fri SIFI Orientation
Preparation for Practice Seminar Day 3
Direct Practice Advising #2 (10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.); Online Campus Advising #2 (9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.)
18 Fri Last day to add/drop courses without penalty
21 Mon Field Instruction begins.
30 Wed Final Year Advising Seminar (12:15–1:45 p.m.)

October

7 Wed Direct Practice Advising Seminar #3 (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
16 Fri Online Campus Direct Practice Advising Seminar #3 (10:00–12:00 p.m. LOCAL)
21 Wed Conferring of October degrees
26 Mon Community Day

November

3 Tues Election Day - University Holiday (no field if placement agency closed)
11 Wed Direct Practice Advising Seminar #4 (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
13 Fri Last day to drop a class (no refund given)
20 Fri Online Campus Direct Practice Advising Seminar #4 (10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. LOCAL)
26 Thurs Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday
27 Fri University Holiday

December

11 Fri Field Evaluations due
17 Thurs Last day of classes
18 Fri Last day of field education (winter break begins)

Spring 2016

January

4 Mon Field education resumes (continuing students)
11–15 Mon–Fri January Orientation (New 16-Month students)
14 Thurs Preparation for Practice (required for all students entering first term of first-year field—T6010); continues on January 19 and 22.
16-month Advising Seminar #1 (10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)
15 Fri Online Campus Direct Practice Advising Seminar #5 (10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. LOCAL)
18 Mon Martin Luther King Day observed - University holiday
19 Tues First day of classes
Spring Field Instruction begins (all continuing students)
Preparation for Practice Seminar Day 2 Community Mapping (10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.)
20 Wed Direct Practice Advising Seminar #5 (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
22 Fri Preparation for Practice Seminar Day 3
16-month Advising Seminar #2 (10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.)
25 Mon Field instruction begins (16-Month students & 5-term International Program students)
27 Wed 16-month Advising #3 (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
29 Fri Last day to add/drop classes without penalty

February

1 Mon Field Education Placement Planning Fair (9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Lerner Hall)
24 Wed Direct Practice Advising Seminar #6 - Open House (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
16-month Advising Seminar #4 - Open House (12:15–1:45 p.m.)

March

2 Wed Final Year Advising Seminar #2 - Career Mentorship (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
14–18 Mon–Fri Spring Break
28 Mon Community Day

April

1 Fri Online Campus Direct Practice Advising Seminar #6 (10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. LOCAL)
13 Wed Direct Practice Advising Seminar #7 (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
16-month Advising Seminar #5 (12:15–1:45 p.m.)
28 Thurs Last day of classes
29 Fri

Field Instruction ends for graduating students completing T6020 Second Year Field Work, including Advanced Standing.

Field Evaluations due for all students.

May

2–6 Mon–Fri Capstone Project (all graduating students)
6 Fri Field Instruction ends (continuing students and 16-Month/January students in T6010 First Year Field Work)
18 Wed Commencement
 

Summer 2016

May

23 Mon Summer Field Instruction begins (16-Month/January and other students who began T6010 in the Spring, and 3 days/week Reduced Residency students)
31 Tues Summer Classes begin

June

1 Wed 16-month Advising Seminar #6 (12:05–12:50 p.m.)

July

8 Wed 16-month Advising Seminar #6 (12:05–12:50 p.m.)
29 Fri Field instruction ends & Field Evaluations due (16-Month/January)

*The Policy of the University is to respect its members’ beliefs. No student will be penalized for absence due to religious beliefs and alternative means will be sought for satisfying the academic requirements involved.