Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar

Click on a semester below to see the Academic Calendar for that semester.

Spring 2016

Friday, January 15 Awarding of January degrees
Friday, January 15 Europe Program – Depart U.S. for Paris
Saturday, January 16 Europe Program – Semester begins in Paris
Saturday, January 16 Sunday, January 17 Costa Rica – Arrival on own
Monday, January 18 Costa Rica – Semester begins
Tuesday, January 19 NYC Center – Semester begins and Capstone Orientation
Tuesday, January 19 – Monday, February 1 Registration and program changes
Wednesday, January 20 China Center – Semester begins
Thursday, January 21 Australia Program – Depart U.S. for Australia
Friday, January 22   Sunday, January 24 NYC Center – Capstone Retreat
Saturday, January 23 Australia Program – Arrive in Byron Bay, Australia
Sunday, January 24 – Monday, January 25 Australia Program – Orientation
Tuesday, January 26 Australia Program – Classes begin
Friday, January 29 Enrollment verification to carlett.thomas@liu.edu
Saturday, January 30 Europe Program – Travel to Florence, Italy
Sunday, January 31 Europe Program – Orientation in Florence
Monday, February 1 Europe Program – Florence Program begins
Registration and program changes end
Friday, February 5 Last day to apply for May degree
Sunday, February 7 – Saturday, February 13 China Center – Chinese Lunar New Year break
Monday, February 15 NYC Center – Offices closed for Presidents’ Day and no classes
Monday, March 7 – Friday, March 11 NYC Center – Spring recess
Monday, March 14 NYC Center – Classes resume
Wednesday, March 16 Last day for partial withdrawal
Friday, March 18 Mid-Term Evaluations (Academic and Leadership Positions) due to carlett.thomas@liu.edu
Monday, March 21 – Sunday, March 27 Costa Rica Center closed for Holy Week
Saturday, March 26 – Saturday, April 2 Europe Program – Travel to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Monday, March 28 – Friday, April 1 NYC – Capstone Washington, D.C. trip
Monday, March 28 – Sunday, April 3 Australia – Spring Break
Monday, April 4 – Saturday, April 9 Australia – Aboriginal Bush Learning Camp
Thursday, April 7 – Saturday, April 9 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
Wednesday, April 13 Discovery Day
Thursday, April 21 – Sunday, May 8 Australia – Bali program
Friday, April 29 NYC Center – Early thesis deadline to be eligible for Senior Thesis Award
Saturday, April 30 Europe Program – Semester ends
Tuesday, May 3 NYC Center – Final Senior Thesis deadline
Tuesday, May 3 Last day for a full semester withdrawal
Wednesday, May 4 Last day to complete withdrawal appeal
Friday, May 6 NYC Center – Senior Send Off
Costa Rica and China Center – Semester ends
Sunday, May 8 Australia Program – Semester ends (in Bali)
Monday, May 9 Leadership Position final evaluations due to carlett.thomas@liu.edu
Tuesday, May 10 NYC Center – Semester ends
Change of grade due for INCs from the previous fall semester
Thursday, May 12 Commencement & Senior Recognition Ceremony
Costa Rica, China, Australia & NYC – Deadline to post grades
Friday, May 13 Conferral of May degrees

Fall 2016

Asia-Pacific Program  
Friday, September 9 Arrive in Fiji
Saturday, September 10 – Sunday, September 11 Semester begins
Orientation
Monday, September 12 – Saturday, September 24 Program in Fiji
Sunday, September 25 Flight: Fiji to Australia
Monday, September 26 – Saturday, October 22 Program in Australia
Sunday, October 23 Flight: Australia to Thailand
Monday, October 24 – Sunday, December 18 Program in Thailand
Sunday, December 18 Semester ends
Tuesday, December 20 Deadline to post grades
   
China Center  
Wednesday, August 24 Semester begins
Friday, December 2 Semester ends
Tuesday, December 20 Deadline to post grades
   
Costa Rica Center  
Tuesday, August 30 – Wednesday, August 31 Orientation for freshman and new transfer students in Brooklyn, NY
Wednesday, August 31 Travel as a group to Costa Rica
Thursday, September 1 Semester begins
Friday, December 9 Semester ends
Tuesday, December 20 Deadline to post grades
   
Europe Program  
Sunday, August 21 Students Depart for London
Monday, August 22 Group arrives in London
Monday, August 22 – Sunday, August 28 London Program/Students Arrive
Sunday, August 28 Group Arrives in Berlin
Sunday, August 28 – Monday September 5 Berlin Program
Monday, September 5 Group Arrives in Alcalá
Monday, September 5 – Saturday, November 19 University of Alcalá Program
Tuesday, September 6 University of Alcalá Orientation
Wednesday, September 7 LIU Orientation
Thursday, September 8 Classes begin at University of Alcalá
Saturday, November 19 Group Arrives in Casablanca
Saturday, November 19 – Friday, December 9 Morocco Program
Saturday, December 10 End of Europe 1 Program
   
IRIS Program  
Abide by dates set forth by the Center/Program you will be attending  
   
New York Center / Important University Dates  
Wednesday, September 7 Classes begin
Wednesday, September 7 – Tuesday, September 20 Registration and program changes
Friday, September 16

Enrollment verification to carlett.thomas@liu.edu

Awarding of September degrees

Tuesday, September 20 Registration and program changes end
Friday, October 14 Last day to apply for January degree
Mid-Term Evaluations due to carlett.thomas@liu.edu
Friday, November 11 Last day for partial withdrawal
Wednesday, November 23 Wednesday follows a Friday schedule
Thursday, November 24 – Friday, November 25 Recess
Saturday, November 26 Classes resume
Saturday, December 10 – Sunday, December 11 Semester classes meeting Saturday–Sunday end
Thursday, December 15

Semester classes meeting Monday – Friday end

Last day for a full withdrawal
Last day to withdraw from a graduate course
Last day to complete withdrawal appeal process

Friday, December 16 – Thursday, December 22 Final Exams
Monday, December 19 Change of grade due for INCs from the previous spring semester to carlett.thomas@liu.edu
Tuesday, December 20 Deadline to post grades
Friday, December 23 Winter recess begins

Spring 2017


Australia Program  
Thursday, January 26 Depart U.S.
Saturday, January 28 Arrive in Byron Bay, Australia
Sunday, January 29 – Monday, January 30 Orientation
Tuesday, January 31 Semester and classes begin
Saturday, April 8 – Thursday, April 13 Gudhum Wadjelah Aboriginal Bushcamp
Monday, April 24 – Sunday, May 14 Bali program
Sunday, May 14 Semester ends (in Bali)
Tuesday, May 16 Deadline to post grades
   
China Center  
Wednesday, January 18th Semester begins
Friday, January 27 – Thursday, February 2 Chinese Lunar New Year Break
Friday, May 5 Semester ends
Tuesday, May 9 Deadline to post grades
   
Costa Rica Center  
Saturday, January 14 – Sunday, January 15 Arrival on own
Monday, January 16 Semester begins
Monday, April 10 – Sunday, April 16 Center closed for Holy Week
Friday, May 5 Semester ends
Tuesday, May 9 Deadline to post grades
   
Europe Program  
Friday, January 13 Students Depart for Paris
Saturday, January 14 Group arrives in Paris
Saturday, January 14 – Sunday, January 29 Paris-Rome Program
Saturday, January 28 Group Arrives in Florence
Orientation
Saturday, January 28 – Saturday, April 8 Florence Program
Monday, January 30 Classes begin
Monday, April 10 – Friday, April 14 Spring Break
Friday, April 14 Group arrives in Sarajevo
Friday, April 14 – Saturday, April 29 Balkans Program
Saturday, April 29 End of Europe 2 Program
   
New York Center / Important University Dates  
Tuesday, January 17 Semester begins
Capstone Orientation
Tuesday, January 17 – Monday, January 30 Registration and program changes
Monday, January 30

Registration and program changes end

Friday, January 20 – Sunday, January 22 Capstone Retreat
Tuesday, January 24 Enrollment verification to carlett.thomas@liu.edu
Monday, January 30 Program changes end
Friday, February 3 Last day to apply for May degree
Monday, February 20 Offices closed and no classes
Tuesday, February 21 Classes resume
Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10 Spring recess
Monday, March 13

Classes resume

Friday, March 17 Midterm evaluations due
Friday, March 31 Last day for partial withdrawal –
Undergraduate classes
Friday, March 31 Last day to withdraw from undergraduate
courses
TBD Capstone Washington, D.C. trip
TBD Discovery Day
TBD Senior Thesis deadline to be eligible for Thesis Award
TBD Senior Thesis deadline
Thursday, April 6 – Saturday, April 8, 2017 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) @ University of Memphis
Saturday, April 29 – Sunday, April 30 Semester classes meeting Saturday–Sunday end
Tuesday, May 2 Semester ends
Wednesday, May 3 Last day to complete withdrawal appeal
process
Wednesday May 3 – Tuesday, May 9 Final examinations – undergraduate and
graduate
Friday, May 5 Senior Send Off
Monday, May 8 Change of grade due for INCs from the previous fall semester
Wednesday, May 10 Commencement (tentative)
Senior Recognition Ceremony
Friday, May 12 Deadline to post grades
Conferral of May degrees