Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar - Fall 2016

The Prairie View A&M Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates.

Date Description
August 18-19, Thursday-FridayRegular Registration Period
August 20, SaturdayRegular Registration for Graduate Students (UG students if advised and issued alternate pin)
August 22-August 26, Monday-FridayLate Registration and Drop/Add Period
August 22, MondayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins.
August 27, SaturdayLate Registration Ends for Graduate Students-Web Registration Access Closes at Midnight
August 31, WednesdayGeneral Student Assembly-All Students Attend
September 5, MondayLabor Day Holiday (University Closed)
September 7, Wednesday12th Class Day (Census Date)
Last Day to Drop Course(s) without Academic Record
Late Deadline to Apply for Fall 2016 graduation
September 7, WednesdayLate Deadline for Graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
September 8 - October 31, Thursday-MondayWithdrawal from Courses with Academic Record ("W") Period
September 19, Monday20th Class Day
October 13-15, Thursday-SaturdayMid-Semester Examination Period
October 18, TuesdayMid-Semester Grades Due
October 26, Wednesday60% of Term
October 31, MondayWithdrawal from Course(s) with Academic Record ("W") Ends
November 8, TuesdayPriority Registration Begins for Spring 2017 Semester
November 11, FridayDeadline to Apply for Spring 2017 Graduation
November 24-26, Thursday-SaturdayThanksgiving Holiday (University Closed)
November 28, MondayInstruction Resumes
November 28 - 29, Monday-TuesdayCourse Review Day Classes must convene and instructors will prepare students for Final Exams
November 29, TuesdayLast Class Day
Last Day to Withdraw from the University (From All Courses)
November 30 - December 6, Wednesday-TuesdayFinal Examination Period
December 6, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for Graduating Candidates
December 10, SaturdayCommencement
December 13, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for All Other Students

Fall 2016 1st 8 Week

The Prairie View A&M University Academic Calendar is subject to change.

Date Description
August 18 - 19, Thursday - FridayRegistration
August 22, MondayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins
August 29, Monday6th Class Day (Census Date)
August 29, MondayLast Day to Withdraw from Course(s) without Academic Record
August 30, Tuesday - October 10, MondayWithdrawal from Courses with Academic Record ("W") Period
August 31, WednesdayGeneral Student Assembly - All Students to Attend
September 2, Friday10th Class Day for 1st 8-week session
September 5, MondayLabor Day (University Closed)
September 7, WednesdayLate Deadline to Apply for Fall 2016 Graduation
September 7, WednesdayLate Deadline for graduating Undergraduates to submit Application for Tuition Rebate
September 21, Wednesday60% of Term
October 10, MondayLast Day to Drop or Withdraw from Course(s) for 1st 8-week session
October 10, MondayFinal Exams. Last Class Day for 1st 8-week session
October 18, TuesdayFinal Grades Due via Panthertracks for Fall 2016 1st 8-week session

Fall 2016 2nd 8 Week

The Prairie View A&M Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates. 

Date Description
August 18 - October 14, Thursday - FridayRegistration
September 7, WednesdayLate Deadline to Apply for Fall 2016 Graduation
September 7, WednesdayLate Deadline for graduating Undergraduates to submit Application for Tuition Rebate
October 11, TuesdayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins for 2nd 8-week session
October 18, Tuesday6th Class Day (Census Date)
October 18, TuesdayLast Day to Withdraw from Course(s) without Academic Record for the 2nd 8-week session
October 19 - November 29, Wednesday - TuesdayWithdrawal from Course(s) with Academic Record ("W") Period for 2nd 8-week session
October 24, Monday10th Class Day
November 07, Monday60% of Term
November 24 - 26, Thursday - SaturdayThanksgiving Holiday (University Closed)
November 29, TuesdayLast Day to Drop or Withdraw from Course(s) for Fall 2nd 8-week session
November 29, TuesdayFinal Exams. Last Class Day for Fall 2nd 8-week session
December 6, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for Graduating Candidates via PantherTracks for 2nd 8-week session
December 10, SaturdayCommencement
December 13, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for All Other Students for 2nd 8-week session

 Academic Calendar Spring 2017

The Prairie View A&M Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates. (*indicates revision)

Date Description
January 12 - January 14, Thursday - SaturdayRegistration
January 16, MondayDr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (University Closed)
January 17, TuesdayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins
January 17 - January 21, Tuesday - SaturdayLate Registration and Drop/Add Period
January 26, ThursdayGeneral Student Assembly-All Students Attend
February 1, Wednesday12th Class Day (Census Date)
Late Deadline to apply for Spring 2017 graduation
Last Day to Withdraw from Course(s) without Academic Record
Late Deadline for Graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
January 21, SaturdayLate Registration and Add Course(s), Change Major Ends- Web Access Closed
February 2, ThursdayWithdrawal from Courses with Academic Record ("W") Begins
February 13, Monday20th Class Day
March 9 - 11, Thursday - SaturdayMid-Semester Examination Period
March 13- 18, Monday- SaturdaySpring Break
March 17, FridaySpring Break (University Closed)
March 20, MondayInstruction Resumes
March 21, TuesdayMid-Semester Grades Due
March 23, Thursday60% of Term
March 29, WednesdayFounders Day/Honors Convocation
April 3, MondayWithdrawal from Course(s) with Academic record ("W") Ends
April 11, TuesdayPriority Registration Begins for Summer/ Fall 2017
April 14, FridayGraduation Application Deadline for Summer 2017 AND Fall 2017
April 14, FridayDeadline for graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
April 14 - 15. Friday - SaturdayGood Friday/Easter (Student Holiday)
May 1 - 2, Monday - TuesdayCourse Review Days Classes must convene and instructors will prepare students for Final Exams
May 2, TuesdayLast Class Day for Spring Semester
May 2, TuesdayLast Day to Withdraw from the University (From All Courses) for the Spring 2017 Semester
May 3 - May 9, Wednesday-TuesdayFinal Examination Period
May 9, TuesdayFinal Grades due for Graduating Candidates
May 13, SaturdayCommencement
May 16, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for All Other Students

 Academic Calendar Spring 2017 1st 8-Week Session

The Prairie View A&M Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates.

Date Description
January 12 - 14, Thursday - SaturdayRegistration
January 16, MondayDr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (University Closed)
January 17, TuesdayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins.
January 24, TuesdayLast Day to Withdraw from Course(s) without Academic Record
6th Class Day (Census Date)
January 25, Wednesday - March 6, MondayWithdrawal from Course(s) with Academic Record ("W") Period for Spring 2017 1st 8 week session
January 30, Monday10th Class Day
February 1, WednesdayLate Deadline to Apply for Spring 2017 Graduation
February 1, WednesdayLate Deadline for Graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
February 17, Friday60% of Term
March 6, MondayLast Day to Drop or Withdraw from Course(s)
March 6, MondayLast Class Day for Spring 2017 1st 8-Week Session
March 14, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for All Students in Spring 2017 1st 8-Week Session

 Spring 2017 2nd 8 Week

The Prairie View A&M Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates.

Date Description
January 12, Thursday - March 9, ThursdayRegistration
February 1, WednesdayLate Deadline to Apply for Spring 2017 Graduation
February 1, WednesdayLate Deadline for Graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
March 7, WednesdayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins for 2nd 8-Week Session
March 13 - 18, Monday - SaturdaySpring Break
March 17, FridaySpring Break (University Closed)
March 21, Tuesday6th Class Day (Census Date)
Last Day to Withdraw from Course(s) without Academic Record for 2nd 8-week Session
March 22 - May 2, Wednesday - TuesdayWithdrawal from Courses with Academic Record ("W") Period
March 27, Monday10th Class Day
April 14 - 15, Friday - SaturdayGood Friday/Easter (Student Holiday)
April 17, Monday60% of Term
May 2, Tuesday Last Day to Drop or Withdraw from Course(s) Ends for 2nd 8-week Session
May 2, TuesdayLast Class Day
May 9, TuesdayGrades Due via Panthertracks for Graduating Candidates
May 13, SaturdayCommencement
May 16, TuesdayGrades Due for All Other Students

Academic Calendar Summer 2017 10 Week

The Prairie View A&M Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates.

Date Description
April 11 - May 29, Tuesday - MondayPriority Registration Period
May 29, MondayMemorial Day Holiday (University Closed)
May 30 - June 2, Tuesday-FridayRegistration (First and Second 5 and 10-week sessions)
June 5, MondayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins. Late Registration Day (First 5 and 10 week sessions)
LAST DAY for Late Registration - First 5 and 10 week sessions - Web Registration Closes
June 8, ThursdayCensus Date
LAST DAY to Drop Course(s) without Academic Record (First 5 and 10 week sessions)
Late Deadline to Apply for Summer 2017 Graduation
Late Deadline for Graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
June 9 - August 4, Friday - FridayWithdrawal from Course(s) with Academic Record ("W") Period ( 10 week sessions)
June 23, Friday15th Class Day
July 4, TuesdayIndependence Day (University Closed)
July 17, Monday60% of Term
August 4, FridayWithdrawal from Course(s) with Academic record ("W") Ends for 10-week session
August 10, ThursdayLAST DAY to Withdraw from the University (From All Courses) (10-week session)
Last Class Day. Ten Week Session ENDS
August 11, FridayFinal Examination. Final Grades Due for Graduating Candidates
August 12, SaturdayCommencement
August 15, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for All Other Students

Summer 2017 1st 5 Week

The Prairie View A&M University Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates. 

Date Description
April 11, TuesdayPriority Registration Begins
May 29, MondayMemorial Day Holiday (University Closed)
May 30 - June 2, Tuesday - FridayRegistration
June 5, MondayFirst Class Day. Instruction, Late Registration, and Add/Drop Day
June 5, MondayLAST DAY for Late Registration and Add Courses - Web Registration Closed
June 8, ThursdayCensus Date
June 8, ThursdayLast Day to Drop or Withdraw from Course(s) without Academic Record (First 5-week session)
June 8, ThursdayLate Deadline to Apply for Summer 2017 Graduation
June 8, ThursdayLate Deadline for Graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
June 9, FridayWithdrawal from Courses with Academic Record ("W") Begins (First 5-week session)
June 23, Friday15th Class Day
June 23, Friday60% of Term
July 3, MondayWithdrawal from Course(s) with Academic Record ("W") Ends
July 4, MondayIndependence Day (University Closed)
July 7, FridayLAST DAY to Withdraw from the University (From All Courses for First 5-week session)
July 7, FridayLast Class Day. First 5-week Summer Session Ends
July 10, MondayFinal Examination for 1st Summer Session
July 12, WednesdayFinal Grades Due for 1st 5 Week Session

Summer 2017 2nd 5 Week

The Prairie View A&M University Academic Calendar is subject to change. Please check the Prairie View A&M University website for updates. 

Date Description
April 11 - July 3, Tuesday - MondayPriority Registration
June 8, ThursdayLate Deadline to Apply for Summer 2017 Graduation
Late Deadline for Graduating Undergraduate Students to Submit Application for Tuition Rebate
July 4, TuesdayIndependence Day (University Closed)
July 5 - 10, Wednesday - MondayRegistration
July 11, TuesdayFirst Class Day. Instruction Begins for 2nd Summer Session
July 11, TuesdayLast Day for Late Registration and Add Courses- Web Registration Closed
July 14, FridayCensus Date
July 14, FridayLast Day to Drop Course(s) without Academic Record
July 17 - August 4, Monday - FridayWithdrawal from Courses with Academic Record ("W") Period
July 31, Monday15th Class Day
July 31, Monday60% of Term
August 4, FridayWithdrawal from Courses with Academic Record ("W") Ends
August 10, ThursdayLast Day to Withdraw from the University (From All Courses)
August 10, ThursdayLast Class Day. Second Summer Session Ends
August 11, FridayFinal Examinations
August 11, FridayFinal Grades Due For Graduating Candidates
August 12, SaturdayCommencement
August 15, TuesdayFinal Grades Due for All Other Students