May 27, 2019  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

Academic Calendar


For detailed information regarding Graduate School deadlines pertaining to application, admission, and graduation, see the official Graduate School website, www.niu.edu/grad.

Fall Semester 2015

August 17-21, Monday-Friday
Department, college, and university faculty meetings
August 24, Monday
Beginning of classes
September 7, Monday
Labor Day Holiday (university closed)
November 25, Wednesday
Beginning of Thanksgiving break
November 30, Monday
Resumption of classes
December 7-13, Monday-Saturday
Final examinations
December 12, Saturday
Commencement; fall 2015 degree date

Spring Semester 2016

January 11-15, Monday-Friday
Department and college faculty meetings
January 18, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (university closed)
January 19, Tuesday
Beginning of classes
March 13, Sunday
Beginning of spring break
March 21, Monday
Resumption of classes
May 6, Friday
Reading Day
May 7, 9-13, Saturday, Monday-Friday
Final examinations
May 13, Friday
Commencement; spring 2016 degree date

Summer Session 2016

June 13, Monday
Beginning of classes
July 4, Monday
Independence Day Holiday (university closed)
August 7, Sunday
End of summer session
August 7, Sunday
Summer 2016 degree date