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CGN Academic Calendar

Please see the University Calendar for a list of University Events.

Items in bold purple require on-campus attendance for students in those programs

FALL 2015  
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students  July 27, 2015
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory)  August 5-8, 2015
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students  August 21, 2015
Fall Semester Begins MSNE 1st Year – Incoming Students  August 17, 2015
Fall Semester CLASSES Begin – All other Students  August 24, 2015
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 2)  Sept 4-6, 2015
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 2)  Sept 5, 2015
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP 1st Yr Courses (week 2)  Sept 5-6, 2015
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP 2nd Yr Courses (week 2)  Sept 6, 2015
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 9)  Oct 23-25, 2015
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 9)  Oct 24, 2015
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP 1st Yr Courses (week 9)  Oct 24-25, 2015
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP 2nd Yr Courses (week 9)  Oct 25, 2015
Fall Semester Ends (All Distance Students)  Nov 20, 2015
Fall Break  Nov 23-29, 2015
Fall Semester Ends (MSNE Students)  Dec 4, 2015
INTERSESSION  Dec 7, 2015-Jan 5, 2016

 
SPRING 2016  
Spring Semester Begins for ALL Students (Wednesday)  Jan 6, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 4)  Jan 29-31, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 4)  Jan 30, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 4)  Jan 31, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 9)  March 4-6, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 9)  March 5, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 9)  March 6, 2016
Spring Semester Ends (Distance Students)  April 1, 2016
Spring Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) April 8, 2016
INTERSESSION  April 9-22, 2016

 
 SUMMER 2016  
Summer Semester Begins  April 25, 2016
Commencement – Graduating Students  Thurs, May 19, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – ALL Graduates (week 4)  Fri, May 20, 2015
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 4)  Fri/Sat, May 20-21, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – Non-Grads: MSN Distance Courses (week 4)  Sat, May 21, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 4)  Fri, May 20, 2016
Summer Break  June 13-19, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – “FNP Review” (Mandatory ALL FNP Students)  Wed/Thurs/Fri, July 6-8, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 10)  Fri/Sat, July 8-9, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 10)  July 9, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 10)  July 10, 2016
Summer Semester Ends (Distance Students)  July 29, 2016
Summer Semester Ends (MSNE Students)  August 5, 2016
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students  July 25,  2016
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory)  August 3-6, 2016
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students  August 19, 2016

 
FALL 2016  
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students July 25, 2016
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory)  August 3-6, 2016
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students  August 19, 2016
Fall Semester Begins MSNE 1st Year – Incoming Students  August 15, 2016
Fall Semester CLASSES Begin – All other Students  August 22, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 2)  Sept 2-4, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 2)  Sept 3, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP 1st Yr Courses (week 2)  Sept 3-4, 2016
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP 2nd Yr Courses (week 2)  Sept 4, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 9)  Oct 21-23, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 9) Oct 22, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP 1st Yr Courses (week 9)  Oct 22-23, 2016
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP 2nd Yr Courses (week 9)  Oct 23, 2016
Fall Semester Ends (All Distance Students)  Nov 18, 2016
Fall Break  Nov 21-27, 2016
Fall Semester Ends (MSNE Students)  Dec 2, 2016
INTERSESSION  Dec 5, 2016-Jan 3, 2017

 
SPRING 2017  
Spring Semester Begins for ALL Students (Wednesday)  Jan 4, 2017
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 4)  Jan 27-29, 2017
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 4)  Jan 28, 2017
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 4)  Jan 29, 2017
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 9)  March 3-5, 2017
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 9)  March 4, 2017
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 9)  March 5, 2017
Spring Semester Ends (Distance Students)  March 31, 2017
Spring Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) April 7, 2017
INTERSESSION  April 8-21, 2017

 
SUMMER 2017  
Summer Semester Begins for ALL Students  April 24, 2017
Commencement – Graduating Students  Thurs, May 18, 2017
Seminar Weekend #1 – ALL Graduates (week 4)  Fri, May 19, 2017
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 4)  Fri/Sat, May 19-20, 2017
Seminar Weekend #1 – Non-Grads: MSN Distance Courses (week 4)  Sat, May 20, 2017
Seminar Weekend #1 – Non-Grads: DNP Courses (week 4)  Fri, May 19, 2017
Summer Break  June 12-18, 2017
Seminar Weekend #2 – “FNP Review” (Mandatory ALL FNP Students)  Wed/Thurs/Fri, July 12-14, 2017
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 11)  Fri/Sat, July 14-15, 2017
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 11)  July 15, 2017
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 11)  July 16, 2017
Summer Semester Ends (Distance Students) July 28, 2017
Summer Semester Ends (MSNE Students)  August 4, 2017
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students  July 31, 2017
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory)  August 9-12, 2017
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students  August 25, 2017

 
FALL 2017  
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-Program Begins July 31, 2017
ALL Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory) August 9-12, 2017
 Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students  August 25, 2017
 Fall Semester Begins MSN-E 1st Year – Incoming Students  August 21, 2017
 Fall Semester Begins – All other students  August 28, 2017
 Seminar Weekend #1– FNP 1st Year Core Courses (week 3)  September 8-10, 2017
 Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 3)  September 9, 2017
 Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 3)  September 10, 2017
 Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 10)  October 27-29, 2017
 Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 10)  October 28, 2017
 Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 10)  October 29, 2017
 Fall Break  November 20-26, 2017
 Fall Semester Ends – ALL Students (MSN-E and Distance)  December 1, 2017
INTERSESSION Dec 2, 2017-Jan 9, 2018

 
 SPRING 2018  
 Spring Semester Begins for ALL Students (Wednesday)  January 10, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 5) February 9-11, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 5) February 10, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 5) February 11, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 11) March 23-25, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 11) March 24, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 11) March 25, 2018
Spring Semester Ends (Distance Students) April 6, 2018
Spring Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) April 13, 2018
INTERSESSION April 14-29, 2018

 
Summer 2018  
Summer Semester Begins for ALL Students April 30, 2018
Commencement – Graduating Students Thurs, May 24, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 4) May 25-26, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – Non-Grads: MSN Distance (week 4) May 26, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 4) May 25, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 –“FNP Review” (Mand. ALL FNP Students) Wed/Th/Fri, July 11-13, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 11) July 13-14, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 11) July 14, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 11) July 15, 2018
Summer Semester Ends (Distance Students) July 27, 2018
Summer Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) August 3, 2018
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students July 30, 2018
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory) August 8-11, 2018
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students August 24, 2018
INTERSESSION August 4-26, 2018

 
FALL 2018  
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students July 30, 2018
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory) August 8-11, 2018
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students August 24, 2018
Fall Semester Begins MSN-E 1st Year – Incoming Students August 20, 2018
Fall Semester Begins – All other Students August 27, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 2) September 7-9, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 2) September 8, 2018
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 2) September 9, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 10) October 26-28, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 10) October 27, 2018
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 10) October 28, 2018
Fall Break November 19-25, 2018
Fall Semester Ends (Distance Students) November 30, 2018
Fall Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) December 7, 2018
INTERSESSION Dec 8, 2018 – Jan 8, 2019

 
SPRING 2019  
Spring Semester Begins for ALL Students January 9, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 5) February 8-10, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 5) February 9, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 5) February 10, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 11) March 22-24, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 11) March 23, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 11) March 24, 2019
Spring Semester Ends (Distance Students) April 5, 2019
Spring Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) April 12, 2019
INTERSESSION April 13-28, 2019

 
SUMMER 2019  
Summer Semester Begins for ALL Students April 29, 2019
Commencement – Graduating Students Thurs, May 23, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 4) May 24-25, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – Non-Grads: MSN Distance Courses (week 4) May 25, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 4) May 24, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – “FNP Review” (Mand. ALL FNP Students) Wed/Th/Fri, July 10-12, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 11) Fri/Sat, July 12-13, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 11) July 13, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 11) July 14, 2019
Summer Semester Ends (Distance Students) July 26, 2019
Summer Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) August 2, 2019
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students July 29, 2019
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory) August 7-10, 2019
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students August 23, 2019
INTERSESSION August 3-25, 2019

 
FALL 2019  
DNP, MSN, FNP Pre-program begins- Incoming Students July 29, 2019
All Incoming Students – Welcome Week (Mandatory) August 7-10, 2019
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students August 23, 2019
Fall Semester Begins MSN-E 1st Year – Incoming Students August 19, 2019
Fall Semester Begins – All other Students August 26, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 2) September 6-8, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 2) September 7, 2019
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 2) September 8, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 9) October 25-27, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 9) October 26, 2019
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 9) October 27, 2019
Fall Semester Ends (Distance Students) November 22, 2018
Fall Break Nov 25-Dec 1, 2019
Fall Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) December 6, 2019
INTERSESSION Dec 7, 2019-Jan 7, 2020

 
SPRING 2020  
Spring Semester Begins for ALL Students January 8, 2020
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 5) February 7-9, 2020
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 5) February 8, 2020
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 5) February 9, 2020
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 10) March 13-15, 2020
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 10) March 14, 2020
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 10) March 15, 2020
Spring Semester Ends (Distance Students) April 3, 2020
Spring Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) April 10, 2020
INTERSESSION April 11-26, 2020

 
SUMMER 2020  
Summer Semester Begins for ALL Students April 27, 2020
Commencement – Graduating Students Thurs, May 21, 2020
Seminar Weekend #1 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 4) May 22-23, 2020
Seminar Weekend #1 – MSN Distance Courses (week 4) May 23, 2020
Seminar Weekend #1 – DNP Courses (week 4) May 22, 2020
Seminar Weekend #2 – “FNP Review” (Mand. ALL FNP Students) Wed/Th/Fri, July 8-10, 2020
Seminar Weekend #2 – FNP 1st Yr Core Courses (week 11) July 10-11, 2020
Seminar Weekend #2 – MSN Distance Courses (week 11) July 11, 2020
Seminar Weekend #2 – DNP Courses (week 11) July 12, 2020
Summer Semester Ends (Distance Students) July 24, 2020
Summer Semester Ends (MSN-E Students) July 31, 2020
DNP, FNP, MSN Pre-program Begins – Incoming Students July 27, 2020
Pre-program Ends – Incoming Students August 21, 2020

 

Last updated: 10/28/15