Academic Calendar 2015-16

Dates listed below are subject to change without notice; dates appearing in registration instructions take precedence over those listed below.

UM students taking coursework at campuses other than UM's Mountain, Missoula College, or Bitterroot College Program campuses should consult that campus' academic calendar for information pertaining to start/end dates, breaks, holidays, campus closures, etc. 

Autumn Semester 2015

Date Description
Thursday-Friday, August 27-28 New  Student Orientation
Monday, August 31 Autumn Semester Classes Begin
Monday, September 7 Labor Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 11 Veterans Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 25 Student Travel Day – No Classes
Thursday-Friday, November 26-27 Thanksgiving Break – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, December 11 Last Day of Regular Classes
Monday-Friday, December 14-18 Final Exams

Winter Session 2016

Date Description
Monday, January 4 Winter Session Classes Begin
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, January 22 Last Day of Winter Session Classes and Final Exams

Spring Semester 2016

Date Description
Thursday-Friday,  January 21-22 New  Student Orientation
Monday, January 25 Spring Semester Classes Begin
Monday, February 15 Presidents Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday-Friday, April 4-8 Spring Break
Friday, May 6 Last Day of Regular Classes
Monday-Friday, May 9-13 Final Exams
Saturday, May 14 Commencement

Summer Session 2016

Date Description
Monday, May 23 Classes Begin for First Five-Week Summer Session,Classes Begin for Ten-Week Summer Session
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, June 24 Last Day of Classes  for First Five-Week Summer Session and Final Exams
Monday, June 27 Classes Begin for Second Five-Week Summer Session
Monday, July 4 Independence Day (observed) – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 29 Last Day of Classes for Second Five-Week Summer Session, Last Day of Classes for Ten-Week Summer Session, and Final Exams