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Academic Calendar


 

Fall 2014

*Does not apply to Graduate Courses

Drop/Add Period Begins   Monday, August 18
Semester Begins   Monday, August 25
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)   Monday, September 1
*Monday Schedule for Classes   Tuesday, September 2
Drop/Add Period Ends   Friday, September 5
*Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes)   Monday October 13
Course Withdrawal Deadline   Friday, October 17
Spring Registration Begins   Sunday-Friday, November 2-14
University is Open for Business   Wednesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes)   Wednesday-Friday, November 26-28
Last Day of Classes   Friday, December 5
Final Examinations Begin   Saturday, December 6
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)   Wednesday, December 10
Final Examinations End   Friday, December 12
First Semester Ends   Friday, December 12
Grades Due   Wednesday, December 17 @ noon
Grades Appear on Transcripts   Wednesday, December 17 by 5pm

 

Spring 2015

Drop/Add Period Begins   Wednesday, January 7
Fall Semester Make-Up Exams **   Thursday, January 8
Semester Begins   Monday, January 12
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (No Classes)   Monday, January 19
Drop/Add Period Ends   Friday, January 23
Incomplete Fall 2014 grades due from faculty   Friday, January 23
Spring Recess (No Classes)   Monday-Friday, March 2-6
Classes Resume   Monday, March 9
Course Withdrawal Deadline   Friday, March 13
Fall Registration Begins   Sunday-Friday, April 5-17
Last Day of Classes   Friday, April 24
Final Examinations Begin   Saturday, April 25
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)   Wednesday, April 29
Final Examinations End   Friday, May 1
Spring Semester Ends   Friday, May 1
Grades Due   Wednesday, May 6 @ noon
Grades Appear on Transcripts   Wednesday, May 6 by 5pm
Spring Semester Make-Up Exams**   Thursday, May 7
Bachelor's Degree Conferment Ceremony   Friday, May 15
Commencement Ceremony   Wednesday, May 20

Summer 2015

Summer A Begins   Monday, May 4
Drop/Add Summer A Ends   Thursday, May 14 ***
Course Withdraw Summer A Deadline   Thursday, June 25 ***
Summer I Begins   Monday, May 11
Drop/Add Summer I Ends   Monday, May 18 ***
Memorial Day - University Closed   Monday, May 25
Course Withdraw Summer I Deadline   Thursday, June 4 ***
Summer I Ends   Friday, June 26
Summer II Begins   Monday, June 29
Independence Day Observance – University Closed   Friday, July 3
Drop/Add Summer II Ends   Thursday, June 9 ***
Course Withdraw Summer II Deadline   Thursday, July 23 ***
Summer II Ends   Friday, August 14
Summer A Ends   Friday, August 21
Fall Semester Begins   Monday, August 24

**Instructor discretion - see Makeup Examination policyin the University Catalog or Student Handbook

***Course Drop/Add and Withdraw may vary by course section due to length.

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