Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2011

April 2011

 
 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 20
SATURDAY:
Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
August 22, 23
MONDAY, TUESDAY::
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
August 24
WEDNESDAY:
  • Daytime on-campus classes begin.
  • Late Registration, process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines.
  • Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 25
THURSDAY:
 Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 26
FRIDAY:
 Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 27
SATURDAY:
Saturday classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 29
MONDAY:
 Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 30
TUESDAY:
 Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 31
WEDNESDAY:
  Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
September 5
MONDAY:
 Labor Day. Holiday for students and faculty.
September 9
FRIDAY:
  •  Twelfth Class Day.
  • Last day to drop without a "Q" and receive 100% refund. (This does not apply if only enrolled in one course - see resignation policy in Schedule of Classes).
September 26
MONDAY:
 Degree applications to be filed in Registrar's Office by students graduating in December 2011.
October 7
FRIDAY:
 Last day to submit draft thesis/dissertation to Library for format and style review.
November 4
FRIDAY:
 Last day to complete a public defense of the thesis/dissertation.
November 16
WEDNESDAY:
 Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis/dissertation to the appropriate academic dean's office.
November 18
FRIDAY:
 Last day to submit final thesis/dissertations (defended and signed) and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
November 22
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 23, 24, 25
Wed - Fri:

Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty.

November 27
SUNDAY:
 Residence Halls open. Time will be posted.
November 28
MONDAY:
 Classes resume at 8:00 A.M.
December 9
FRIDAY:
  • Last Class Day.
  • Last day to resign and drop courses (SEE NOTES BELOW).
December 12, 13,14, 15
Mon - Thur:
 Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations].
December 16
FRIDAY:
 Residence halls close at 12:00 Noon.
December 16, 17
FRIDAY, SATURDAY:
 TENTATIVE. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
December 19
MONDAY:
  • 12:00 Noon Deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office.
  • Fall Semester Ends.

RESIGNATION 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.

DROP NOTE:

Courses may be dropped without a grade of "F" through the last class day, but prior to any final exams being taken or course completion. To process a "Q" drop after the online drop closes, students must come to the Registrar's Office, Estill Building Rm. 331 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. No schedule changes may be made after the deadline specified in the Academic Calendar.