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

Confucianism/Taoism/Buddhism

February 8

Eastern Orthodox Beginning of Lent

Orthodox Christian

March 14 

Naw Ruz

Baha'I

March 21

Good Friday

Christian

March 25

Easter

Christian

March 27

Baisakhi

Sikh

April 14

Ridvan

Baha'I

April 21

Passover (Pesach)

Jewish

April 22-30

9th Day of Ridvan

Baha'I

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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