Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2012

April 2012

 
 Advance Registration begins - refer to Term Guidelines for details.
August 25
SATURDAY:
Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
August 27, 28
MONDAY, TUESDAY:
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Term Guidelines for details.
August 29
WEDNESDAY:
  • Daytime on-campus classes begin.
  • Late Registration, process class schedule changes. Refer to the Term Guidelines for details and deadlines.
  • Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 30
THURSDAY:
 Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
August 31
FRIDAY:
 Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
September 1
SATURDAY:
Saturday classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
September 3
MONDAY:
 Labor Day. Holiday for students and faculty.
September 4
TUESDAY:
 Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
September 6
THURSDAY:
  Last day to register and to process schedule changes.
September 10
MONDAY:
 Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus)
September 14
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 Term Guidelines).
  • Degree applications to be filed in Registrar's Office by students graduating in December 2012.
October 5
FRIDAY:
 Last day to submit draft thesis/dissertation to Library for format and style review.
November 2
FRIDAY:
 Last day to complete a public defense of the thesis/dissertation.
November 14
WEDNESDAY:
 Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis/dissertation to the appropriate academic dean's office.
November 16
FRIDAY:
 Last day to submit final thesis/dissertations (defended and signed) and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
November 20
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 21, 22, 23
Wed - Fri:

 Thanksgiving holidays for students and faculty.

November 25
SUNDAY:
 Residence Halls open at 2:00 P.M.
November 26
MONDAY:
 Classes resume at 8:00 A.M.
December 7
FRIDAY:
  • Last Class Day.
  • Last day to resign and drop courses (SEE NOTES BELOW).
December 10, 11, 12, 13
Mon - Thur:
 Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (ThN) final examinations].
December 14
FRIDAY:
 Residence halls close at 12:00 Noon.
December 14, 15
FRIDAY, SATURDAY:
 Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
December 17
MONDAY:
  • 12:00 Noon Deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office.
  • Fall Term 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. Students wishing to drop courses after the term’s online drop deadline must submit a drop request form, signed by the professor, to the Registrar’s Office. 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.