Parents and Families

February 2016 calendar graphic

This list of upcoming dates should help you stay up-to-date with your student's academic calendar this spring. 

Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24, 11am - 2 pm Winter Off-Campus Housing Fair

Saturday, February 27,  12 noon - Spring Break Begins

Monday, March 7 - Classes Resume

Sunday, March 20 - University Honors Convocation  

Wednesday, March 23, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm LSA Major/Minor Expo

Monday, April 18 - Winter term classes end

Tuesday, April 19, and Friday, April 22 - Sunday April 24  - Study Days

Wednesday, April 20 - Thursday, April 21 and 
Monday, April 25  - Thursday, April 28

Examinations (Grades Due: 72 hours after exam)

Thursday, April 28  – Sunday, May 1 - Commencement Activities

Saturday, April 30  - 10am Commencement Ceremony at Michigan Stadium, followed by Commencement Brunch

For more U-M dates of interest see the academic calendar and the Happening@Michigan calendar.


Please note that students enrolled in the schools below should consult their individual academic calendars:

Registration Deadline:

Mon, Mar 21

  • Last day to access Web Registration for 2nd 7 week session courses
  • Drop/Add Deadline for 2nd 7 week session classes.  After today, all 2nd 7 week session class election changes must be approved by the Academic Unit.  Courses dropped (with other courses still enrolled) will receive a “W” grade (Official Withdrawal).  There is no tuition reduction for courses dropped.
  • Last day to withdraw (drop all courses) from term (if only taking 2nd 7 week session courses) with assessment of registration and disenrollment fee only.


Religious Holidays:

Chinese New Year & Tet


February 8

Eastern Orthodox Beginning of Lent

Orthodox Christian

March 14 

Naw Ruz


March 21

Good Friday


March 25



March 27



April 14



April 21

Passover (Pesach)


April 22-30

9th Day of Ridvan


April 29

Eastern Orthodox Good Friday

Orthodox Christian

April 29

Eastern Orthodox Easter

Orthodox Christian

May 1

A comprehensive list of 2016 holidays and more information regarding religious holidays and academic conflicts can be found on the U-M Office of the Provost website.


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