2015-16 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2015
Description Date
SmartStart Orientation (required for new Columbus campus freshmen) August 13
MCCN Fall Semester begins August 17
Ohio University-Lancaster Fall Semester begins August 24
Labor Day (Holiday) September 7
Last day to drop Term 1 class September 25
Term 1 ends October 9
Term 1 junior/senior nursing clinical final examinations October 9
Fall Break (students only) October 12-16
Term 2 begins October 19
Spring Semester registration begins November 2
Last day to drop a Fall Semester class November 13
Last day to drop a Term 2 class November 25
Thanksgiving (Holiday) November 26-27
Term 2 and Semester classes end December 11
Term 2 junior/senior nursing clinical final examinations December 11
Final examination week December 14-18


Spring Semester 2016
Description Date
MCCN Spring Semester begins January 4
Ohio University Spring Semester begins January 11
Deadline for Advanced Placement application January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. (Holiday) January 18
Last day to drop a Term 1 class February 12
Term 1 ends February 26
Term 1 junior/senior nursing clinical final examinations February 26
Spring Break (students and faculty) Feb. 29 – March 4
Term 2 begins March 7
Summer Session registration begins March 21
Good Friday (Holiday) March 25
Last day to drop a Spring Semester class April 1
Last day to drop a Term 2 class April 15
Fall Semester registration begins April 18
Term 2 and Semester classes end April 29
Term 2 junior/senior nursing clinical final examinations April 29
Final examination week May 2-6
Pinning & Recognition Ceremony May 6
Commencement May 7


Summer Session 2016
Description Date
MCCN Summer Session begins May 9
Memorial Day (Holiday) May 30
Term 2 begins June 6
Term 1 ends July 1
Independence Day (Holiday) July 4
Term 2 and Summer Session ends July 29
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