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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.

Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

Deadline to Pay Tuition/Fees and
     Retain Schedule (4:30 pm)
January 5
Semester Begins January 12
Classes Begin January 14
Short Course (S4 sections) - Classes Begin January 14
Holiday: Martin Luther King Day
     (Offices Closed)
January 19
Last Day for Adding Classes January 21
Last Day to Apply for Candidacy January 23
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree February 3
Last Day to Apply for Baccalaureate Degree February 3
14th Class Day
February 3
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations February 5
Short Course (S4 sections only ) - Last Day
to Drop/Resign with Grade of W
February 6
Holiday: Mardi Gras
February 16-18
Last Day to Drop with Grade of W March 5
Short Course (S4 sections) - Last Day of Classes March 6
Short Course (S5 sections) - Classes Begin March 9
Advising Session for Summer/Fall March 16-27
Short Course (S5 sections only) - Last Day
to Drop/Resign with Grade of W
March 31
Holiday:  Easter/Spring Break April 3-12
Graduate Foreign Language Examinations April 13
Last Day to Apply for Graduate Degree
     or Baccalaureate Degree (Summer
     graduation)
TBD
Last Day to Resign from the University April 16
Last Day to Change an Incomplete Grade,
     Earned in the Fall 2014 or Winter
     Intersession 2014, Before It Becomes a
     Permanent Grade of 'F'
April 16
Last Day to Complete Graduate Written Examinations April 16
Last Day to Complete Oral Examinations April 16
Last Day to Submit Final Copies of Theses
     or Dissertations
April 20
Last Day of Classes May 1
Short Course (S5 sections) - Last Day of Classes May 1
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 29 (8 pm)-
May 3
Final Examinations
     Exams
     Mid-Exam Study Day
     Exams Continue
May 4-5
May 6
May 7-8
Spring Commencement Exercises May 15
Semester Ends May 15

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
Final Examinations:
Exams
Mid-Exam Study Day
Exams Continued
 
December 7-8
December 9
December 10-11
Commencement Exercises
December 18
Semester Ends
December 18

 

 

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