In Support of Revising the Academic Calendar to Accommodate Commencement at AT&T Park

Resolution Number: RF15-333
September, 2015
Whereas: 
The commencement dates as indicated in the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar are May 20, 21, and 22 2016; and
Whereas: 
AT&T Park, the venue selected for the commencement ceremony, is not available on May 20, 21, and 22 2016: and
Whereas: 
AT&T Park is available on May 27, 2016; and be it therefore
Resolved: 
That the Academic Calendar be revised to accommodate a May 27, 2016 commencement date by adjusting the Spring start date from Thursday, January 21 to Monday, January 25, 2016; and be it further
Resolved: 
That the first day of Spring 2016 classes would be on Wednesday, January 27, rather than Monday, January 25, 2016, and be it further
Resolved: 
That the last day of Spring 2016 classes would be Tuesday, May 17 rather than Friday, May 13; and be it further
Resolved: 
That this revision only applies to the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar and be it further
Resolved: 
That should revisions be necessary in the future, the Academic Policies Committee will determine whether or not revisions to the Perpetual Calendar Policy are needed.