Academic Calendar

 

 

FALL SEMESTER 2009

April 2009

Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 20 THURSDAY. Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 20, 21
THURSDAY, FRIDAY. Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 24
MONDAY. Daytime on-campus classes begin. Late Registration, process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines. Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 25
TUESDAY. Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 26
WEDNESDAY. Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
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. Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
September 7
MONDAY. Labor Day. Holiday for students and faculty.
September 9
WEDNESDAY. Twelfth Class Day. Last day to drop with a "Q" and receive 100% refund. (This does not apply to dropping your only course. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes for refund information.)
September 9
WEDNESDAY. Degreeapplications to filed in Registrar's Office by students graduating in December.
September 18
FRIDAY. Last day for dropping half-semester courses without grade of F.
October 7
WEDNESDAY. Half-semester courses end.
October 9
FRIDAY.  Submit draft thesis/dissertation to Library for format and style review.
November 6
FRIDAY.  Last day to complete a public defense of the thesis/dissertation.
November 18
WEDNESDAY.  Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis/dissertation to the appropriate academic dean's office.
November 20 FRIDAY.  Last day to submit final thesis/dissertations (defended and signed) and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
November 24 TUESDAY.  Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty begin at 9:00 p.m.  Residence halls close at 10:00 p.m.  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.
November 25, 26, 27
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY.  Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty.
November 29 SUNDAY.  Residence Halls open.  Time will be posted.
November 30 MONDAY.  Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
December 11 FRIDAY.  Last Class Day.  Last day to resign by 5:00 pm.  (SEE RESIGNATION INFORMATION BELOW).  Last day to drop Fall Semester courses without grade of F by 5:00 pm.
December 14, 15,16, 17 MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY.  Final examinations (includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations).
December 18 FRIDAY. 2:00 p.m. deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office. Residence halls close at 12:00 noon.
December 18, 19 FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.  TENTATIVE. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
December 21 MONDAY.  Fall Semester Ends.

(NOTE:  Students may resign with a "W" grade from the 13th class day through the last class day, but prior to any final exams being taken or course completion.)

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