Key Ferris State University Dates for End of Fall 2016, Beginning of Spring 2017

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The University Events Calendar highlights a number of important dates that faculty, staff, students and others should take note of as the fall semester comes to a close at Ferris State University. The dates, below, include the university’s full closing schedule for the university as well as key dates for students to be aware of as they make plans for the start of the Spring 2017 semester, in January.

See key dates, below:

Friday, Dec. 23

All university offices close for winter break at the end of the work day on Friday, Dec. 23 and reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at 8 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 3

University offices reopen after winter break, beginning at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 4

Late registration period for Spring 2017 semester begins

Thursday, Jan. 5

Late registration for Spring 2017 semester

Orientation hosted, by Admissions, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Get more information, including how to register, here.

Admissions can be contacted at (231) 591-2100 during regular office hours when the University is open.

Friday, Jan. 6

Late registration for Spring 2017 semester

Monday, Jan. 9

First day of Spring 2017 semester classes

Drop/Add (closes at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12)

Tuesday, Jan. 10

Drop/Add (closes at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12)

Wednesday, Jan. 11

Drop/Add (closes at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12)

Thursday, Jan. 12

Drop/Add (closes at 5 p.m.)

Latest 100-percent refund withdrawal date (Session 1)

Friday, Jan. 13

7:07 p.m. in Ewigleben Ice Arena: Bulldog Hockey hosts Alaska

Click Bulldog Hockey for more information.

Saturday, Jan. 14

1 p.m. in Jim Wink Arena: Bulldog Women’s Basketball hosts Northwood

Click Bulldog Women’s Basketball for more information.

3 p.m. in Jim Wink Arena: Bulldog Men’s Basketball hosts Northwood

Click Bulldog Men’s Basketball for more information.

7:07 p.m. in Ewigleben Ice Arena: Bulldog Hockey hosts Alaska

Click Bulldog Hockey for more information.

Monday, Jan. 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, but click the link to see Ferris’ Martin Luther King Celebration details)

For a more comprehensive list of key dates to end the Fall 2016 semester and begin the Spring 2017 term, click the University Events Calendar.