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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar for 2015-2016


      Fall 2015 Semester

Classes Begin   Wednesday, August 19
Labor Day   Monday, September 7
1st Session Ends   Wednesday, October 7
2nd Session Begins   Thursday, October 8
Fall Break   Thursday - Friday, October 15-16
Thanksgiving   Thursday - Friday, November 26-27
Classes End   Tuesday, December 1
Study Day   Wednesday, December 2
Exams   Thurs. - Thurs., December 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10
Graduate Hooding   Thursday, December 10
Commencement   Friday, December 11
Official Graduation Date   Friday, December 11
     

Spring 2016 Semester

Classes Begin   Wednesday, January 13
MLK Holiday   Monday, January 18
1st Session Ends   Wednesday, March 2
2nd Session Begins   Thursday, March 3
Spring Break   Monday - Friday, March 14-18
Spring Recess   Friday, March 25
Classes End   Friday, April 29
Study Day   Monday, May 2
Exams   Tuesday - Tuesday, May 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10
Graduate Hooding   Thursday, May 12
College Commencement Ceremonies   Wednesday - Saturday, May 11-14
Official Graduation Date   Saturday, May 14
     

Summer 2016 Semester

Mini Session Begins   Wednesday, May 11
Memorial Day Holiday   Monday, May 30
Mini Session Ends   Wednesday, June 1
Full and 1st Sessions Begin   Thursday, June 2
Independence Day Holiday   Monday, July 4
1st Session Ends   Wednesday, July 6
2nd Session Begins   Thursday, July 7
Full and 2nd Sessions End   Tuesday, August 9
Summer Graduation Date*   Friday, August 12

*There is no commencement ceremony in the summer.
This date is the official graduation date that will appear on the transcript of graduating students.