Academic Calendar

SPRING TERM 2011

November 2010
 
 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 13
THURSDAY:
  • Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 am. - 5:00 pm.
  • Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 14
FRIDAY:
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 17
MONDAY:
  • University Holiday
  • Martin Luther King Day.
January 18
TUESDAY:
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 19
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.
January 20
THURSDAY.
 Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus)
January 21
FRIDAY:
 Friday Night (FN) classes begin.
January 22
SATURDAY:
 Saturday classes begin.
January 24
MONDAY:
 Monday Night (MN) classes begin.
January 25
TUESDAY:
 Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin.
January 26
WEDNESDAY:
 Last day to register and to process schedule changes by 4:00 pm.
February 3
THURSDAY:
  • Twelfth Class Day.
  • Last day to drop without a "Q" and receive 100% refund by 5:00 pm. (This does not apply if only enrolled in one course - see resignation policy in Schedule of Classes).
  • Degree applications to be filed in Registrar's Office by students graduating in May 2011.
March 4
FRIDAY.
 Submit draft thesis / dissertation to Library for format and style review.
March 11
FRIDAY.
 Residence halls close at 6:00 pm. for Spring recess.
March 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
MONDAY - FRIDAY
 Spring recess for students and faculty
March 20
SUNDAY:
 Residence halls open at 2:00 pm.
March 21
MONDAY:
 Classes resume at 8:00 am.
April 8
FRIDAY:
 Last day to complete a public defense of the thesis/dissertation.
April 15
FRIDAY:
 Last day to drop courses online (not only online courses) without a grade of "F" by 5:00 pm . After today "Q" drops must be processed in the Registrar's Office, Estill Bldg. Rm. 331. Professor approval required.
April 20
WEDNESDAY:
 Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis/dissertation to the appropriate academic dean's office.
April 22
FRIDAY:
  • Good Friday.
  • Holiday for Students and Faculty.
  • Last day to submit final thesis/dissertation (defended and signed) and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
April 29
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.
May 6
FRIDAY:
  • Last Class Day.
  • Last day to resign and drop courses by 5:00 pm. (SEE NOTES BELOW)
May 9, 10, 11, 12
Mon - Thu:
 Final examinations (includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (THN) final examinations).
May 13-14
Fri & Sat:
 TENTATIVE. Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
May 16
MONDAY:
  • 12 noon Deadline for filing grades with the Registrar's Office.
  • Spring Term Ends.

 

RESIGNATION NOTE:

Students may resign with a "W" grade from the 13th class day through the last class day.

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.