Academic Calendar

FALL TERM 2015

March 2015

 
 Advance Registration begins - refer to the Advance Registration Schedule for details.
August 22, 23, 24, 25
SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY
Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
August 24, 25
MONDAY, TUESDAY
August 26
WEDNESDAY
  • Daytime on-campus and off-campus classes begin.
  • Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
  • Late Registration, process class schedule changes online- refer to Schedule of Classes for details
August 27
THURSDAY
Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 28
FRIDAY
Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 29
SATURDAY
Saturday classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 31
MONDAY
Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
September 1
TUESDAY
  • Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
  • 7 ½ (a) census day. Last day to drop 7 ½ (a) courses without a “Q” and receive 100% refund.
    Note: Dropping your full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.
September 2
WEDNESDAY
  • Last day to register and to process schedule changes online.
  • “Q” drops begin for 7 ½ (a) courses.
September 7
MONDAY
Labor Day. Holiday for students and faculty.
September 11
FRIDAY
  • Twelfth Class Day. Full Term Census Day. Last day to drop Full Term courses without a “Q” and receive 100% refund.
    Note: Dropping full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.
  • Last day to submit a Graduate Certificate Completion form to the Office of Graduate Studies.
September 12
SATURDAY
“Q” drops begin for Full Term courses.
September 14
MONDAY
  • Degree applications to be filed in the Registrar's Office by students graduating in December 2015
  • Spring 2016 Advisement begins
October 2
FRIDAY
  • Last day to submit draft thesis/dissertation to Library for format and style review.
  • Last day to drop 7 ½ (a) courses. Students will not be permitted to drop 7 ½ (a) courses after today, and will receive the grade that is earned.
    Note: Dropping full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.

October 15
THURSDAY
Last day to resign from 7 ½ (a) courses 5:00 P.M. deadline, in the Registrar’s Office.
October 16
FRIDAY
7 ½ (a) Final Examinations
October 19
MONDAY
  • 12:00 P.M. Noon Deadline for filing 7 ½ (a) grades with the Registrar’s Office.
  • First class day for 7 ½ (b) courses.
October 23
FRIDAY

Last day to drop 7 ½ (b) courses without a “Q” and receive 100% refund.
Note: Dropping your full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.

October 30
FRIDAY
Last day to complete a public defense of the thesis/dissertation.
November 6
FRIDAY

Advance Registration for Spring 2016 begins

November 11
WEDNESDAY

Last day to submit final thesis/dissertations (defended and signed) to the appropriate academic dean's office.

November 13
FRIDAY

Last day to drop Full Term courses. Students will not be permitted to drop Full Term courses after today, and will receive the grade that is earned.
Note: Dropping full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.

November 18
WEDNESDAY
Last day to submit complete (defended and signed) thesis/dissertation and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
November 20
FRIDAY
  • Last day to make all final copies of thesis/dissertation and submit to the NGL for binding.  Last day to submit Route Sheet to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  • Last day to drop 7 1/2 (b) courses. Students will not be permitted drop courses after today, and will receive the grade that is earned..
    Note: Dropping your full schedule constitutes a resignation, not a drop.
November 24
TUESDAY

Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty begin at 9:00 P.M.  Residence halls close at 10:00 P.M.

November 25, 26, 27
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY
Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty.
November 29
SUNDAY
Residence halls open at 2:00 P.M.
November 30
MONDAY

Classes resume.

December 4
FRIDAY

Last day to resign from Full Term and 7 ½ (b) Term courses. 5:00 P.M. deadline, in the Registrar’s Office.

December 7, 8, 9, 10
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY

Final examinations for Full and 7 ½ (b) term [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations].

December 11
FRIDAY
Residence halls close at 12:00 Noon.
December 11, 12
FRIDAY, SATURDAY

Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

December 14
MONDAY
  • 12:00 Noon deadline for filing Full and 7 ½ (b) term grades with the Registrar’s Office.
  • Full and 7 ½ (b) terms end.

RESIGNATION NOTE:

Students may resign with a “W” grade from the 13th class day through the deadline posted in the Academic Calendar