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Note:  Please be advised that the Academic Calendars listed below are subject to change. The Academic Calendars are in Adobe PDF format. You must have Adobe Reader to access the calendars.

Further information regarding advising, registration, and tuition/fee payment is available under Important Dates & Deadlines. You can also view the Final Exam Schedules.

Summer 2015 Academic Calendar

Last Day to Apply for Degree
April 15
Session Begins
June 3
Late Advising/Registration
June 3-5
Classes Begin
June 8
Schedule Adjustment Period
June 8-10
Last Day to Drop A Class and Be Refunded
June 10
First Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W"
NOTE: There is NO refund for dropping a class with a "W" grade.
June 11
Last Day to Change a Course for Credit to Audit
June 16
Last Day to Drop/Resign from Special Courses:
 
First 3-Week Short Course
June 18
First 4-Week Short Course
June 22
Second 3-Week Short Course
July 16
Second 4-Week Short Course
July 20
Last Day to Apply for Admission to Candidacy for Graduate Degree
July 1
Holiday: Independence Day
July 4
Graduate Foreign Language Exams
July 13
Last Day to Drop a Class or Resign from the University for the Summer with a Grade of a "W"
July 16
NOTE: Dropping a class after this date is prohibited. Thee is no refund for dropping a class with a grade of "W". Resigning after this date is prohibited. See Resignation Refund Policy.
Last Day for Submitting Final Copies of Thesis or Dissertations
July 24
Last Day for Completing Written Exams
July 24
Last Day for Graduate Oral Exams
July 24
Last Day for Submitting Final Copy of Honors Thesis
July 24
Last Day of Classes
July 29
Final Exams
July 30-31
Session Ends
August 7
Commencement Exercises
August 7

 


Fall 2015 Academic Calendar

Deadline to Pay Tuition/Fees and
     Retain Schedule (4:30 pm)
August 12
Semester Begins
August 19
Late Advising/Registration
August 19-21
NOTE: All First-Time-Freshman must enroll UNIV 100 and are required to report to their UNIV 100 class on Aug. 20-21. This class will meet 8am-5pm on both days.
 
All other classes will begin during the regular first week of school (Aug. 24th).
 
Classes Begin
August 24
Schedule Adjustment Period
August 24-28
Short Courses (S4 Sections) Begin/End
August 24-Oct. 14
Last Day to Drop a Class and be Refunded
August 28
Labor Day Holiday
September 7
First Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of "W"
September 1
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
September 11
Last Day to Apply for Undergraduate Degree
September 11
Last Day to Apply for Honors Baccalaureate Degree
September 11
Last Day to Change a Course for Credit to Audit
September 11
14th Class Day
September 11
Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S4 Sections) September 16
Spring 2015 Degree Candidates: For an early spring registration appointment, an application for a degree is due to their Academic Dean's Office.
September 18
Fall Holiday (Subject to chang)
October 1-2
Last Day to Drop a Class with a "W'
October 8
Short Courses (S5 Sections) Begin/End
October 15-Dec. 4
Spring 2016 Advising
October 19-30
Last Day to Resign for the Semester with a Grade of "W"
November 5
Last Day to Change an "I"
Deadline to change an incomplete grade before it becomes a permanent "F" for the following terms: SP15, SU15, SI15
November 5
Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S5 Sections) November 6
Graduate Foreign Language Exams
November 9
Last Day for Submitting Final Copies of Thesis of Dissertations
November 24
Last Day for Completing Written Examination
November 24
Last Day for Graduate Oral Exams
November 24
Last Day for Submitting Final Copy of Honors Thesis
November 24
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26-27
Dead Days: No organized activities scheduled by any campus organization and no exams in classes except for make-up exams and finals in laboratory courses, which consists of laboratory experience only.
 
December 2 (8pm)-6
 
 
Last Day  of Classes
 
 
Final Examinations:
Exams
Mid-Exam Study Day
Exams Continued
December 4
 
 
 
December 7-8
December 9
December 10-11
Commencement Exercises
December 18
Semester Ends
December 18

Spring 2016 Academic Calendar

Deadline to Pay Tuition/Fees and Retain Schedule (4:30 pm)

January 4

Semester Begins

January 11

NOTE: All First-Time-Freshman must enroll UNIV 100 and are required to report to their UNIV 100 class on Tuesday, January 12th . This class will meet 8am-5pm.

All other classes will begin during the regular first week of school (January 13).

Classes Begin

January 13

Schedule Adjustment Period

January 13-17

Short Courses (S4 Sections) Begin/End

Last Day to Drop/Resign S4 Sections is Feb. 5th

January 13-March 4

Last Day to Drop a Class and be Refunded

January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (Offices Closed)

January 18

Last Day for Adding Classes

January 20

Last Day to Apply for Candidacy

January 22

Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree

February 2

Last Day to Apply for Undergraduate Degree

February 2

Last Day to Apply for Honors Baccalaureate Degree

February 2

14th Class Day

February 2

Graduate Foreign Language Examinations

February 4

Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S4 Sections)

February 5

Holiday: Mardi Gras

February 8-10

Last Day to Drop a Class with a "W'

March 3

Short Courses (S5 Sections) Begin/End

Last Day to Drop/Resign S5 Sections is April 6th

March 7-April 29

Summer/Fall Advising

March 14-24

Holiday: Easter/ Spring Break

March 25-April 3

Last Day to Drop/Resign for Short Courses (S5 Sections)

April 6

Graduate Foreign Language Exams

April 11

Last Day to Apply for Graduate or Baccalaureate Degree (For Summer Graduation)

April 13

Last Day to Resign from the University

April 14

Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade, Earned in the Fall 2015 or Winter Intersession 2015, Before it becomes a Permanent Grade of “F”

April 14

Last Day for Completing Written Examination

April 14

Last Day for Graduate Oral Exams

April 14

Last Day for Submitting Final Copy of Theses or Dissertation

April 18

Dead Days: No organized activities scheduled by any campus organization and no exams in classes except for make-up exams and finals in laboratory courses, which consists of laboratory experience only.

April 27th (8pm)-May 1

Last Day of Classes

April 29

Final Examinations:

Exams

Mid-Exam Study Day

Exams Continued

 

May 2-3

May 4

May 5-6

Commencement Exercises

May13

Semester Ends

May 13

 

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