The 9 month academic year consists of a
fall and spring semester, with each semester encompassing 14 weeks of
classes and one week of final examinations. Most classes meet for 150
minutes per week, though some first-year classes meet for 200 minutes
per week. The standard class period is 50 minutes for classes that meet
three days per week and 75 minutes for classes that meet two days per
week. Please check the academic calendar and daily schedule for detailed information.
posts three graduation dates – at the end of the summer,
at the end of the fall semester, and at the end of the spring semester.
Commencement occurs once per year on the first Saturday following final
examinations during the spring semester.