Academic Calendar

SPRING TERM 2015

November 2014

 
 Advance Registration begins - refer to advance registration schedule for details.
January 10, 11, 12, 13
SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY:
Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
January 12, 13
MONDAY, TUESDAY:
  • Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to schedule of classes for details.
January 14
WEDNESDAY:
  • Day and night (on-campus and off-campus) classes begin.
  • Late Registration, process class schedule changes. Refer to schedule of classes for details and deadlines.
January 19
MONDAY:
University Holiday - Martin Luther King Day
January 26
MONDAY:
Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus)
January 30
FRIDAY:
  • Twelfth Class Day.
  • Last day to drop full-semester spring courses or labs without a grade of "Q."
  • Last day to receive a full refund for a drop.
    Note: Dropping your full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.
  • Degree applications to be filed in Registrar's Office by students graduating in May 2015.
February 2
MONDAY:
  • "Q" drops begin for full-semester spring courses and labs.
  • No refunds are given for grades of "Q."
    Note: Dropping your full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.
February 13
FRIDAY:
Last day to "Q" drop a 7½(a)-week course.
February 27
FRIDAY:
Last day to submit draft thesis/dissertation to Library for format and style review.
March 6
FRIDAY:
  • Residence halls close at 6:00 P.M. for spring recess.
  • Last class day for 7½(a)-week courses.
March 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY:

Spring recess for students and faculty.

March 15
SUNDAY:
Residence halls open at 2:00 P.M.
March 16
MONDAY:
  • Classes resume at 8:00 A.M.
  • First class day for 7½(b)-week courses.
March 20
FRIDAY:
  • Last day to drop 7½(b) courses without a "Q" and receive 100% refund.
  • Summer/Fall 2015 advance registration begins - refer to advance registration schedule for details.
March 27
FRIDAY:
  • Last day to drop full-semester spring courses or labs.
  • Students will not be permitted to drop courses after today - they will receive the grade they have earned.
  • Note: Dropping your full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.
  • Last day to complete a public defense of the thesis/dissertation.
April 3
FRIDAY:
Good Friday. Holiday for students and faculty.
April 8
WEDNESDAY:
Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis/dissertation to the appropriate academic dean's office.
April 10
FRIDAY:
Last day to submit final thesis/dissertation (defended and signed) and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
April 17
FRIDAY:
  • Last day to make all final copies of thesis/dissertation and submit to NGL for binding.
  • Last day to submit Route Sheet to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  • Last day to "Q" drop a 7½(b)-week course.
May 1:
FRIDAY:

Last class day. Last day to resign by 5:00 P.M. in the Registrar's Office

May 4, 5, 6, 7,
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY:
Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations].
May 8
FRIDAY:
Residence halls close at 12:00 noon
May 8, 9
FRIDAY, SATURDAY:
Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
May 11
MONDAY:
12:00 Noon. Deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office. Spring semester ends.

RESIGNATION NOTE:

A resignation is when a student drops all of their currently enrolled courses. Students who resign before the 12th class day will not have any indication in their official transcript. Students who resign beginning the 13th class day until the deadline posted in the academic calendar will have a "W" grade. However, if a final exam has been given for any course or lab you will not be permitted to resign.

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